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Finding the silver lining in getting your teeth kicked in

By Mike Saunders | March 27, 2019

Lots of pen test and red team blogs follow the same model: we came, we saw, we conquered, blue team tears flowed. This is not one of those blogs. TL/DR; […]

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Finding the silver lining in getting your teeth kicked in

SQLi Data Exfiltration via DNS

By Mike Saunders | November 30, 2018

Did you know you can use DNS queries to exfiltrate data from a database via SQLi? No? Then continue reading! I’ll walk through some techniques you can use to enumerate […]

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SQLi Data Exfiltration via DNS

DerbyCon 8 – Web App 101: Getting the Lay of the Land

By Red Siege | October 5, 2018

Mike Saunders will be presenting “Web App 101: Lay of the Land” at DerbyCon 8, Saturday, October 6 at 12:00 PM, in Track 2 (upstairs). Mike draws on his experience […]

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DerbyCon 8 – Web App 101: Getting the Lay of the Land

Maintaining Session States in .NET Apps With Burp

By Mike Saunders | September 21, 2018

During a recent web app test, I encountered a situation when I would be randomly logged out of the application when running sqlmap. I wasn’t manipulating any of the session […]

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Maintaining Session States in .NET Apps With Burp

Capturing SQL Server User Hash with SQLi

By Mike Saunders | September 5, 2018

On a recent external web app pen test, I found a possible SQL injection vulnerability using the Burp Scanner. One of the tests triggered an A record lookup for the […]

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Capturing SQL Server User Hash with SQLi

Getting a Handle on Large Parameter Sets

By Mike Saunders | July 19, 2018

During a recent web app engagement, I wanted to run some of the Burp Scanner automated checks, but I was confronted with several issues. First, this particular application did not […]

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Getting a Handle on Large Parameter Sets

Getting to the (Actual) Goal

By Mike Saunders | July 10, 2018

While certainly not a new topic, there has been plenty of discussion recently around the goals of pen testing. Many believe that getting DA is the be-all and end-all of […]

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Getting to the (Actual) Goal

Red Siege Brings on Saunders as Principal Consultant

By Red Siege | May 7, 2018

Red Siege is excited to announce the hiring of Mike Saunders as Principal Consultant to help manage the organization’s growing client list. Saunders joins Red Siege from Cargill where he […]

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Red Siege Brings on Saunders as Principal Consultant

Germany Says Auf Wiedersehen to Hi-Tech Doll

By Tim Medin | March 28, 2018

The German government has banned a hi-tech doll that has given U.S. privacy groups and Red Siege founder, Tim Medin, concerns for years. The My Friend Cayla doll, which remains […]

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Germany Says Auf Wiedersehen to Hi-Tech Doll

Beyond Net User – Part 2: DS Commands

By Tim Medin | February 6, 2018

In the previous post we discussed some of the limitations of Net commands. Most notably, the output limitation (doesn’t show all groups) and it doesn’t allow for flexible searching. In […]

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Beyond Net User – Part 2: DS Commands