SANS Penetration Testing: Monthly Archives: Jan 2017

Pen Test Poster: "White Board" - Python - Python Reverse Shell!

In SEC573: Automating Information Security with Python, we teach defenders to build tools that root out the signs of compromise in your sea of logs and network traffic. We teach forensicators to build tools to find that crucial piece of evidence with no other tools exist. We teach penetration testers how to build a few … Continue reading Pen Test Poster: "White Board" - Python - Python Reverse Shell!


Pen Test Poster: "White Board" - Python - Pythonic Web Server

This is such a great little tip. I use this quite frequently during my day to day operations to transfer files back and forth between systems or to colleagues. This wonderful little command will start a web server and make the contents of the folder that the command is launched from available for download. I … Continue reading Pen Test Poster: "White Board" - Python - Pythonic Web Server


Pen Test Poster: "White Board" - Python - Python Debugger

I realize that this may not apply to many of the super awesome reader of the SANS blogs, but when mere mortals develop tools the first few versions often have bugs in the code. Python has a very nice debugger that is part of the standard installation called PDB. PDB, aka The Python Debugger is … Continue reading Pen Test Poster: "White Board" - Python - Python Debugger