Now and then, while performing internal penetration tests we come across Splunk default installs where system users can log in as “admin” and are granted the associated privileges without having t
Red Team exercises can be thought of as extended penetration tests designed to thoroughly assess an organisation’s security posture across multiple domains.
Before looking at self-assessment questionnaires (SAQs), see If you can limit how you handle cardholder data, and if possible outsource all card payments. This will still reduce the risk and also reduce the compliance burden. This blog entry talks through common scenarios for different SAQs and should provide some initial guidance on the right approach for merchants to achieve compliance to PCI DSS.
Once you get domain administrator during an internal penetration test, it is a common practice to gather as much information as possible including clear text credentials, password hashes, tokens an
During the course of a web application penetration test I was faced with the Ninja Forms WordPress plugin.
Recently I spent a little time trying to integrate Hydra (THC-Hydra) into Nessus. I thought to share this so you might save a bit of time if you are trying to achieve the same thing.
Hacking in the movies happens at breakneck speed.
Umbraco CMS <= 7.2.1 is vulnerable to local file inclusion (LFI) in the ClientDependency package included in a default installation.
Using a complex and unique password for each login is obviously important, however this can cause remembering all of your passwords to become very difficult and often leads to a compromise on passw
While doing a regular web application penetration test for one of our clients, I found a reflected cross site scripting in a very popular application, CKEditor, and more precisely in the module tha