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Tradecraft Security Weekly (Video)

Sep 25, 2017

When pentesting web services or an application that leverage XML files, XML External Entity (XXE) attacks are a great way to start. By injecting an XXE into a well crafted XML payload before it's sent to the server, a penetration tester can trick the parser into executing other actions that the developer never intended....


Sep 8, 2017

Domain fronting is a technique used to mask command and control (C2) traffic. It is possible for C2 channels to be proxied through CDN's like Cloudfront to make it appear like normal Internet traffic. It is very difficult to detect and block for defenders as it appears as if clients on a network are connecting to valid...


Sep 1, 2017

If you are a penetration tester password cracking is something you will inevitably do. On most engagements we typically don't have months on end to crack passwords. In an effort to help be more efficient in your cracking techniques Beau Bullock (@dafthack) describes various ways to streamline your approach to cracking...


Aug 24, 2017

There are a ton of modules in Metasploit that are extremely useful for performing various attacks post-exploitation. But sometimes there are external tools that you might want to use that are not included in Metasploit. It's possible to proxy other external tools through a Meterpreter session using a module...


Aug 18, 2017

Session management in web applications is extremely important in regards to securing user credentials and integrity within the application. Sometimes session tokens can be predicted provided the overall randomness is weak. If this is possible a remote attacker may be able to compromise the session of an authenticated...