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Recon Methods Part 5 – Traffic on the Target

By Red Siege | April 7, 2020

In the previous parts of this series, we looked at different ways to gather intelligence on a target without generating traffic on their hosts through manual processes and automated tools. […]

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Recon Methods Part 5 – Traffic on the Target

Recon Methods Part 4 – Automated OSINT

By Red Siege | April 1, 2020

In the first three parts of this series, we learned about manual methods for gathering intelligence about a target company, their external hosts, and their employees manually through a myriad […]

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Recon Methods Part 4 – Automated OSINT

Deceiving the Red Team with GPP

By Mike Saunders | March 24, 2020

A common tactic used by pen testers, “red teams”, and threat actors is searching for Group Policy Preference (GPP) files with usernames and passwords. These XML files, stored in the […]

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Deceiving the Red Team with GPP

User Enumeration Part 2 – Microsoft Office 365

By Mike Saunders | March 10, 2020

It’s not uncommon on external pen tests and red team engagements to find very little attack surface on the customer’s internet-facing networks. Customers have started shifting services to cloud providers, […]

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User Enumeration Part 2 – Microsoft Office 365

Recon Methods Part 3 – OSINT Employee Discovery

By Red Siege | February 27, 2020

In the first part of this series, we explored options we typically use to discover domain names, subdomains, available services on those hosts, historical data on the target, and indicators […]

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Recon Methods Part 3 – OSINT Employee Discovery

Recon Methods Part 2 – OSINT Host Discovery Continued

By Red Siege | February 19, 2020

In part 1, we discussed how to start with a target’s name and research a company’s history through Wikipedia, gain information about external hosts with DNSDumpster, and continue host discovery […]

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Recon Methods Part 2 – OSINT Host Discovery Continued

“I Want My EIP: Buffer Overflow 101” at NolaCon

By Red Siege | February 18, 2020

I Want My EIP: Buffer Overflow 101 Mike Saunders to Speak at NolaCon Red Siege Information Security Principal Consultant Mike Saunders will present “I Want My EIP: Buffer Overflow 101” […]

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“I Want My EIP: Buffer Overflow 101” at NolaCon

Hacking Dumberly Redux: More Dumberer at WWHF San Diego

By Red Siege | February 18, 2020

Hacking Dumber Redux: More Dumberer Tim Medin to Speak at Wild West Hacking Fest San Diego Red Siege Principal Consultant Tim Medin will present at 4pm Wednesday, March 11 at […]

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Hacking Dumberly Redux: More Dumberer at WWHF San Diego

Recon Methods Part 1 – OSINT Host Discovery

By Red Siege | February 4, 2020

During an external assessment (be it a penetration test or red team), we here at Red Siege begin by investigating the target as completely as possible before accessing the target’s […]

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Recon Methods Part 1 – OSINT Host Discovery

User Enumeration Part 1 – Building Name Lists

By Mike Saunders | January 30, 2020

A common part of pen tests – both network and web app – is password spraying. In order to do that, you need usernames. But how do you find out […]

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User Enumeration Part 1 – Building Name Lists