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DNS Rebinding Headless Browsers

By Alexandre Kaskasoli on 23 August 2018

This article describes the use of HTTP Referer headers to execute DNS rebinding attacks on AWS-hosted analytics systems, leading to a compromise of the cloud environment.

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A Guide to Repacking iOS Applications

By Amar Menezes on 23 July 2018

Jailbreaking iOS getting harder with every new version released, repacking and resigning iOS applications to be sideloaded on non-jailbroken iOS device has been a subject that has generated significant interest from security researchers in recent years.

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Bypassing Memory Scanners with Cobalt Strike and Gargoyle

By William Burgess on 18 July 2018

This blog post will present research into attempting to bypass memory scanners using Cobalt Strike’s beacon payload and the gargoyle memory scanning evasion technique.

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EC2 Policies: security, freedom, and both

By Craig Koorn on 17 July 2018

Amazon's EC2 service is one of many solutions that have enabled us, like many organisations, to readily deploy scalable and on-demand computing infrastructure.

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Passing-the-Hash to NTLM Authenticated Web Applications

By Christopher Panayi on 11 July 2018

A blog post detailing the practical steps involved in executing a Pass-the-Hash (PtH) attack in Windows/Active Directory environments against web applications that use domain-backed NTLM authentication.

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EQL Injection (not a typo) and Oracle Endeca

By William Jardine on 13 June 2018

Oracle Endeca is a used by a number of online retailers for implementing search functionality. This post introduces the concept of EQL injection attacks and how to defend against them.

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Some Brief Notes on WebKit Heap Hardening

By Sam Brown on 13 April 2018

Apple recently pushed some substantial heap hardening changes to the allocator used within WebKit and JavaScriptCore (JSC), luckily just after pwn2own, but in order to target Safari again next year these new hardening changes will need...

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Enumerating remote access policies through GPO

By William Knowles and Jon Cave on 30 January 2018

When attempting to remain covert as part of a simulated attack it is typically useful to enumerate policies that will influence the outcome of an action before attempting it.  In part to avoid wasting time on...

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Finding the Low-Hanging Route

By Georgi Geshev on 20 December 2017

The Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Enterprise Module (APIC-EM) is Cisco's SDN controller for enterprise networks, which according to Cisco can solve a myriad of problems by leveraging many bleeding edge technologies.

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WebUSB - How a website could steal data off your phone

By Felix Schmidt on 3 October 2017

On the 5th September this year, Chrome 61 was released with WebUSB enabled as a default feature. WebUSB is a JavaScript API to allow web sites access to connected USB devices.

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“Tasking” Office 365 for Cobalt Strike C2

By William Knowles on 22 September 2017

There is much research into customised and novel Command and Control (C2) channels, although typically the public outputs of such research are standalone proof-of-concepts rather than being integrated into exisiting offensive toolkits.  Recent extensions to the...

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Threat Information Sharing with Athena

By Jonathan Nicholas on 1 September 2017

The aim of this article is to provide an introduction to using structured Threat Intelligence (TI) formats, some of the challenges present (in particular with data transformation) and to share a tool MWR has developed to...

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