SANS Penetration Testing: Author - eskoudis

Using Let's Encrypt in Google Compute Engine...

...Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Cloud By Daniel Pendolino The Issue While working on last year's SANS Holiday Hack Challenge, we came to the point where the target systems were stable and the mad rush had ebbed. At this point, I started focusing on long-term stability (read: I want Holiday … Continue reading Using Let's Encrypt in Google Compute Engine...


Mining Android Secrets (Decoding Android App Resources)

By Jeff McJunkin As a pen tester and avid Android user, I'm keenly interested in the security of Android applications. Even without looking at the code, we can gain a tremendous understanding of what happens in the deep, dark corners of an application. All we need to do is dig away at the Android resources. … Continue reading Mining Android Secrets (Decoding Android App Resources)


Getting MOAR Value out of PHP Local File Include Vulnerabilities

By Jeff McJunkin Wouldn't web application penetration testing be easier if you could look at the source code? Well, when looking to expand my web apppentesting skills, my good friend and co-worker, Josh Wright, mentioned a specific new twist for Local File Include vulnerabilities on PHP-based web servers: PHP wrappers. PHP wrappers allowus to make … Continue reading Getting MOAR Value out of PHP Local File Include Vulnerabilities


Mount a Raspberry Pi File System Image

By Josh Wright Yesterday, I started my yearly Epic Desk Cleanout. This annual ritual is more about holding up a trash can and sweeping everything into it. I really clean, which includes cataloging all the random SD cards I've collected throughout the year. For SD cards, I'll typically dd the contents of the drive to … Continue reading Mount a Raspberry Pi File System Image


Mining Meteor

By Tim Medin SANS Instructor & Counter Hack Engineer Meteor is a game-changing framework for rapid software development and is the top-rated web framework on Github. Meteor offers a number of benefits including offering real-time applications by default. With its greatbenefits, we are likely to see more Meteor applications... ...And you should know how to … Continue reading Mining Meteor