WMI Providers for Script Kiddies

June 9, 2022

Introduction So, this WMI stuff seems legit. Admins get a powerful tool which Script Kiddies can also use for profit. But there’s gotta be more, right? What if I want to take my WMI-fu to the next level? In the previous blog post, “WMI for Script Kiddies,” we described Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI). We detailed…

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Intro to Web App Security Testing: Burp Suite Tips & Tricks

May 26, 2022

A brief list of useful things we wish we had known sooner Burp Suite Pro can be complicated and intimidating. Even after learning and becoming comfortable with the core functionality, there remains a great deal of depth throughout Burp Suite, and many users may not stray far from the staples they know. However, after years…

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Pwnton Pack: An Unlicensed 802.11 Particle Accelerator

May 24, 2022

This past Christmas, I received a terrific gift from my in-laws: a replica Ghostbusters Proton Pack. I was thrilled. You see, growing up in the mid 80s, Ghostbusters was my jam. Fast forward 37 years and with the recent Ghostbusters: Afterlife film release, my nostalgia was hitting a fever pitch. Shortly after our Christmas dinner,…

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Splunk SPL Queries for Detecting gMSA Attacks

May 20, 2022

1    Introduction What is a group Managed Service Account (gMSA)? If your job is to break into networks, a gMSA can be a prime target for a path to escalate privileges, perform credential access, move laterally or even persist in a domain via a ‘golden’ opportunity. If you’re an enterprise defender, it’s something you need…

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Diving into pre-created computer accounts

May 10, 2022

I was on an engagement where I simply could not elevate privileges, so I had to become creative and look deep into my old bucket (bucket being my head) of knowledge, and this resulted in some fun stuff. I had found that the client had a vulnerable certificate template also known as ESC1 that allowed…

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g_CiOptions in a Virtualized World

May 2, 2022

With the leaking of code signing certificates and exploits for vulnerable drivers becoming common occurrences, adversaries are adopting the kernel as their new playground. And with Microsoft making technologies like Virtualization Based Security (VBS) and Hypervisor Code Integrity (HVCI) available, I wanted to take some time to understand just how vulnerable endpoints are when faced…

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Defending the Gates of Microsoft Azure With MFA

April 26, 2022

Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, companies based in the United States have been on alert for potential cyberattacks on IT infrastructure. Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) has been one of the most recommended settings for organizations to turn on. Recently, the White House issued a FACT SHEET on how organizations can protect themselves against potential cyberattacks from…

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Persisting XSS With IFrame Traps

April 14, 2022

XSS Iframe Traps Longer Running XSS Payloads An issue with cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks is that our injected JavaScript might not run for an extended period of time. It may be a reflected XSS vulnerability where we’ve tricked our user into clicking a link, but when they land on the page where we were able…

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Making SMB Accessible with NTLMquic

April 5, 2022

This week, I dusted off my reading list and saw that I’d previously bookmarked an interesting article about the introduction of SMB over QUIC. The article from Microsoft showed that Windows was including support for SMB to be used over the QUIC protocol, which should immediately spark interest for anyone who includes SMB attacks as…

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CVE-2022-24696 – Glance by Mirametrix Privilege Escalation

March 11, 2022

When investigating my laptop, I stumbled upon something interesting that resulted in privilege escalation. I use a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 1, which has an installed software named Glance, for my day-to-day work. The purpose of this software is to use the advanced web camera to figure out if you are speaking when the…

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