While I wrote the articles about how to start a pentesting career I came accross more great resources that I did not mention before, so here they are. Most of it is hands-on :).
The Complete Beginner Network Penetration Testing Course for 2019
CTP/OSCE Prep – Wrapping Up Our Prep
Article with OSCE resources.
Web Application Exploits and Defenses
Online Webapp hacking.
Online XSS challenges.
XXE Lab for downloading and hacking.
Hacking challenges online.
Crypto hacking CTF.
Damn Vulnerable Web Application (DVWA)
Vulnerable weeb hacking VM (download).
List of the free Webapp hacking excercises.
Link List with more CTFs and excercises
Loads of challenges and VMs (downloads).