CTF & pentest labs are environments you can practice ethical hacking against real machines. Gain practical experience from a mix of free and paid resources. These websites include “free-to-start” resources and a premium subscription that includes access to higher level boxes.
Some of these sites offer a mix of red & blue team exercises. It’s best to check them out for yourself!
Black box environments give little to no information about the target machine. Some of these resources have walkthroughs for beginners.
- Virtual Hacking & Pentesting Labs | Proving Grounds | Offensive Security
- Defend the Web
- How to Build an Active Directory Hacking Lab - YouTube
- Ethical Hacking in 12 Hours - Full Course - Learn to Hack! - YouTube
- Beginner Web Application Hacking (Full Course) - YouTube
- HackTheBox Pro Labs
- TryHackMe Networks