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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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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How to limit cleartext password storage and fix the issue in your organization

The key to our engagements often and unfortunately involve the discovery of credentials on internal network file shares. We’re going to show you how we find cleartext password storage problems and how to address them.

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Pro tips for purchasing and aging phishing domains

Good command-and-control infrastructure requires a known, trusted domain. When you’re first starting out, this can be difficult to find, but luckily other testers have provided many great resources.

So, let’s dive into what’s available and how to make the right choices when building out an attack infrastructure.

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How to: Execute passive internal recon during continuous penetration testing

When we launch continuous penetration testing in a new network, we don't want to raise suspicion of our presence. For one reason, we may be able to get credentials without doing anything intrusive at all.

We break down how to do it, along with a few of our favorite tools you can use.

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Creating Small Containers for Penetration Testing

In this article I show you how to create small containers that use up to date tools. By default, the Golang Docker container at its smallest is 123 MB. While seemingly small, this can result in annoying latency and slowness when deploying new tooling at scale...

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Penetration Testing Dropbox Part 2 - VPN Infrastructure

In part 2 we go beyond autossh and create a OpenVPN server that our dropboxes and pentesters will connect to. We'll walk through configurations and certificates needed for seamless connectivity.

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Getting started with MITRE CALDERA

The MITRE CALDERA project is an automated adversary emulation system. It's primary purpose is to execute a series of operations to help determine if adversarial tactics can be detected in your enterprise environment.

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Autored - Using Terraform to Quickly Launch Empire

This is the start of a series I'm calling Autored. My goal is to quickly stand up temporary systems I commonly use during an engagement. In this post I'll cover how to deploy an Empire server in AWS in less than 3 minutes from the command line.

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