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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

Beyond Net User – Part 1: Limitations of the “Net” commands

By Tim Medin | January 30, 2018

I’ve had a number of cases where the Windows “net user”, “net group”, and “net localgroup” have failed me. I’ve had SQLMap fail to give the last line of “net […]

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Beyond Net User – Part 1: Limitations of the “Net” commands

Better FDE Passphrase with macOS FileVault

By Tim Medin | January 26, 2018

I use full disk encryption (FDE) on all my laptops and portable media. I like to have a very strong passphrase for these, one that is even stronger than that […]

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Better FDE Passphrase with macOS FileVault

3 Years of DirecTV User-Agent Command Injection

By Tim Medin | December 26, 2017

I found a bug in one of my DirecTV devices in 2015 after I got DirecTV. DirecTV didn’t have a bug bounty program at that time so I used it […]

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3 Years of DirecTV User-Agent Command Injection

Doll Hacking: The Good, The Bad(words) and the Ugly (features)

By Tim Medin | November 18, 2015

The age of internet connected toys is upon us. Increasingly, we are seeing children’s toys connected to the internet, commonly through an app. I recently purchased a My Friend Cayla […]

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Doll Hacking: The Good, The Bad(words) and the Ugly (features)