Hakluke’s Ultimate OSCP Guide: Part 3 — Practical hacking tips and tricks

Luke Stephens (@hakluke)
14 min readMar 31, 2018
Man walks through door with large shadow. OFFENSIVE security logo dramatically appears in a red abyss.

So, you’ve finally signed up, paid the money, waited for the start date, logged in to the VPN, and are suddenly hit in the face with a plethora of vulnerable boxes and you have no idea where to start.

This part of the guide will show the general process I tend to use when approaching a new target in the OSCP labs. This is by no means a…