Introducing Proxy Helper – A New WiFi Pineapple Module

May 26, 2020

I have had several occasions when I’ve been performing a pentest against an Android or iOS application, attempting to monitor the traffic with Burp Suite, only to realize that the application is not respecting my proxy settings. Now, if you have a rooted or jailbroken device, there are some ways you can force the application…

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Practical OAuth Abuse for Offensive Operations – Part 1

May 13, 2020

Background OAuth is an open authorization standard that facilitates unrelated servers and services working together, allowing access to their assets without sharing the initial, related, single logon credential. I have been thinking of it as a kind of Kerberos for external services, without a shared domain or forest. A familiar instance would be authentication to…

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Breaking Typical Windows Hardening Implementations

May 12, 2020

In this post, I will go over some hardening configurations that are typically set in Group Policy settings and ways to bypass them. It is important to remember that hardening configurations can be a whole series of different settings. For this post, I am showing only a few specific settings, meaning that if these were…

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Generating SSH Config Files with Ansible

April 14, 2020

If you like to stand up infrastructure in the cloud using Ansible (like we do), one of the pain points can be getting the new instance IP addresses configured in an SSH config file for easy connecting. This used to be a manual process, but generating these files as part of your playbook is straightforward…

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Wanted: Process Command Lines

April 9, 2020

As a Red teamer, the key to not getting detected is to blend in. That means that if I need to spawn a new process on a host, it is important that it looks legitimate with command line parameters that look correct. Many system binaries have a set of parameters when they are executed. This…

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PentesterLab Pro Giveaway

April 3, 2020

We are excited to announce that we will be giving away 200 one-month subscriptions to PentesterLab Pro. During these challenging times, we hope that you will be able to use this learning resource to improve your web application testing skills. PentesterLab Pro is a leading industry tool designed to make learning web hacking easier. Using hands-on…

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Tricks for Weaponizing XSS

March 30, 2020

In this blog post, we will look at some simple JavaScript tricks for creating weaponized cross-site scripting (XSS) payloads. If less reading more videoing is your thing, watch this topic in webinar form here: https://www.trustedsec.com/events/webinar-popping-shells-instead-of-alert-boxes-weaponizing-xss-for-fun-and-profit/ Often, penetration testers use a simple alert(1) payload to demonstrate successful JavaScript execution when we identify an XSS vulnerability. While…

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Securing a Remote Workforce: Top Five Things to Focus on For Everyone

March 25, 2020

Deploying a remote workforce is uncharted territory for some organizations, while others have been perfecting the model for years. Most security programs have different ways to handle their workforce. For on-premise users, which has traditionally used more of castle mentality where you attempt to prevent outsiders from penetrating the network perimeter (similar to a castle…

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Upgrade Your Workflow, Part 2: Building Phishing Checklists

March 19, 2020

Continuing on the idea of creating checklists, (see previous blog about OSINT checklists), I wanted to share my personal phishing checklist. This list is what I use to make sure I have covered all my bases before firing the email. Some of these items may or may not be used, depending on your pretext. TLDR:…

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Upgrade Your Workflow, Part 1: Building OSINT Checklists

March 17, 2020

With so many new cool techniques and tools being released every day, I’ve caught myself going down rabbit holes or chasing false leads during engagements. Sometimes I’ll get so bogged down with tunnel-vision that I make OpSec mistakes or delay an entire testing objective. At best, this could result in my attacks being discovered, resulting…

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