Password spraying and MFA bypasses in the modern security landscape

Any offensive security operator will tell you that guessing employee credentials is key to compromising your customer’s network – and therefore highlighting vulnerabilities – during a cyber-security engagement. The thing is, it’s easier said than done as companies increasingly continue to transition to cloud services such as Microsoft Office 365 (O365) – all of which provide multi-factor authentication (MFA)

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Crossing the Log4j Horizon - A Vulnerability With No Return

In this article, we are going to exploit Log4j vulnerabilities in VMWare Horizon, get a reverse shell, and leverage our access to add a backdoor to the VMBlastSG framework. We have also made available a GitHub repository that automates the exploitation process.

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Another Log4j on the fire: Unifi

By now, you’re probably well aware of a recently disclosed vulnerability for the Java logging library, Log4j. The vulnerability is wide-reaching and affects Ubiquiti's Unifi Network Application.

In this article, we’re going to break down the exploitation process and touch on some post-exploitation methods for leveraging access to the underlying operating system.

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How to exploit Log4j vulnerabilities in VMWare vCenter

A vulnerability was recently disclosed for the Java logging library, Log4j. The vulnerability is wide-reaching and affects both open source projects and enterprise software, meaning we need to understand how to ID and remediate it in our network environments.

Shortly after the issue was disclosed, VMWare announced that several of their products were affected. A Proof of Concept has been released for VMWare vCenter Server instances and explains how this vulnerability allows attackers to execute code as an unauthenticated user using a single HTTP request.

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Never stop frontin: How to quickly setup a redirector and transparent reverse proxy

Protecting your infrastructure from prying eyes is an important part of landing a phish and maintaining access to a client’s network. The process of setting up redirectors and reverse proxies has traditionally been difficult and hard to automate across different cloud platforms.

Today, we’re going to solve that problem with our new repository, sneaky_proxy, which will allow you to automate your efforts.

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The ultimate tag team: PetitPotam and ADCS pwnage from Linux

PetitPotam and ADCS exploitation are nothing short of amazing. Exploitation is a breeze and results in full domain admin access.

With these two TTPs, an attacker can hop on a network, exploit the vulnerability, do some command-line magic and have local administrator privileges on a domain controller in under 15 minutes. So far, no one has detailed the exploitation process fully on Linux and that’s what we’re going to do today.

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#PrintNightmare – Is your company protected from this Print Spooler vulnerability?

Hey, you love printers right? They’re that reliable, steadfast piece of technology that always seems to work and never gives you any headaches ... right? Well, buckle up.

Microsoft is releasing emergency security patches to address a critical privilege escalation and remote code execution vulnerability found within the Print Spooler service.

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Never had a bad day phishing. How to set up GoPhish to evade security controls.

I’m going to quickly go through the process of setting up GoPhish and show you how we evade defenders to increase the success rate of our phishing campaigns.

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VIDEO: How Continuous Penetration Testing Works (the best)

Trying to wrap your head around what separates Continuous Penetration Testing from other forms of network security testing? Well, we get it.

That’s why we’ve put together this handy little video. Sit back, have a snack and learn how CPT works, why it’s advantageous and how it can help you keep your organization’s network safe.

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Cybersecurity Slang – Key Terms for talking the talk

If you’re not in the cybersecurity trenches daily, it can be tough to get a clear understanding of many popular terms used by the professionals testing your organization’s network.

To lend you a hand, we’ve compiled a list of some terms you can expect to see regularly (especially if you work with us). We’ll keep this list updated regularly. And, if you don’t see a term you’ve heard just send us a note. We’ll be sure to add it.

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