PowerShell History File

Hello everyone, we are all aware about Linux systems, its .bash_history and how it provides information about file locations, passwords passed in command arguments, a variety of scripts and so on. But did you know, something similar to it now also exists in PowerShell? That's precisely what I will be sharing about in today's blog … Continue reading PowerShell History File

“Bin” There, Exfilled That

Hello everyone. Today, I want to share with you another data exfiltration possibility. The last time, we discussed about how we can leverage the saved state of "temporary" files created by modern day editors, you can read about it here, if you haven't already, do check it out! Just last night, I was going through … Continue reading “Bin” There, Exfilled That

Penetration Test Reporting – Some thoughts

Hello everyone, it's been a while since my last post (sometimes you get stuck in the corporate loop). As you must have guessed from the title, today we're going to get a little non-technical and talk about what constitutes a good penetration testing report and how you can improve writing one. This topic is helpful … Continue reading Penetration Test Reporting – Some thoughts

Breaking Down Nmap – Part 3

Welcome to the third & final installation of the series Breaking Down Nmap. In this post, we're going to talk about basics of Timing & Performance as well as Firewall / IDS Evasion. Note: Some of the options are going to be left unexplained, take this opportunity to experiment with it 😀 --data, --data-string, --data-length, --proxies, --ip-options, … Continue reading Breaking Down Nmap – Part 3

Breaking Down Nmap – Part 1

Introduction Network Mapper or Nmap for short, is a network reconnaissance tool developed by Fyodor in the late 90s, and it is till date, one of the most preferred and popular network mapper today. It is actively maintained & developed and started shipping with a GUI based scanner some time ago. Scanning with Nmap We'll cover Nmap … Continue reading Breaking Down Nmap – Part 1