SANS Penetration Testing: Author - eskoudis

Azure 0day Cross-Site Scripting with Sandbox Escape

[Editor's Note: Chris Dale is an amazing gentleman. He finds Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) flaws in the most interesting and wonderful places. In this article, Chrisshares some insights into his methods and how he applied them in finding a zero-day XSS flaw associated with Microsoft Asure. Good reading! -Ed.] By Chris Dale Earlier in 2016, I … Continue reading Azure 0day Cross-Site Scripting with Sandbox Escape


SANS PowerShell Cheat Sheet from SEC560 Course

by Ed Skoudis PowerShell really is amazing, and comes in handy for all kinds of infosec tasks, from defense to analysis to offense. In my SANS Security 560 course, we cover PowerShell as a post-exploitation language, with all kinds of nifty tips and tricks for using it. When I teach the class, though, I notice … Continue reading SANS PowerShell Cheat Sheet from SEC560 Course


SANS Pen Test Cheat Sheet: Scapy

One of my favorite tools for fine-grained interactions with target systems during penetration testing is the mightyScapy. While other tools are indispensable for scanning large numbers of machines, Scapy is like a fine-grained scalpel for manipulating a single target in a myriad of cool ways. With all kinds of features, Scapy just rocks. In … Continue reading SANS Pen Test Cheat Sheet: Scapy


Mobile Device Security Checklist

By Lee Neely & Joshua Wright We often get asked for things we can do to help users keep their mobile devices secure. Here's a quick list of some simple things you can do to ensure that your mobile devices are running with at leastsomesecurity. All of these steps are free and raise the bar … Continue reading Mobile Device Security Checklist


Pen Testing Node.js: Staying N Sync Can Make the Server Go Bye Bye Bye

By Tim Medin I recently came across a node.js server in a pen test. If you aren't familiar with node.js, Wikipedia describes it as "...an open-source, cross-platform runtime environment for developing server-side web applications. Node.js applications are written in JavaScript and can be run within the Node.js runtime on a wide variety of platforms." For … Continue reading Pen Testing Node.js: Staying N Sync Can Make the Server Go Bye Bye Bye