Category Archives: Pen Testing

Penetration Testers are Cool??

A few days ago on twitter @markofu posted a tweet which at the time I didn’t give much thought to, but on reflection was actually true (especially in my case). The tweet went something like this. “Hi..How do I get … Continue reading

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OSCP – My journey begins

You may remember that in some of my previous blog posts I mentioned that I was studying for my Security+ exam, well the good news is that I passed the exam nearly 2 weeks ago (there isn’t any bad news). … Continue reading

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Are you up for the challenge??

Hello, apologises for the lack of posting I’ve been revising for an exam (which is tomorrow), regardless of that yesterday I took part in my first Cyber Security Challenge UK, I’ve never tried this sort of challenge before so was … Continue reading

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Environment Disclosure via #shodan

First of a big thanks to @achillean and his awesome website over at http://www.shodanhq.com, the amount of information that gets collected and stored is mind-blowing. I had a brief email conversation with John when I decided to write this blog … Continue reading

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What’s in your lab??

So to make things a bit easier as I wander along the path of self enlightenment (or in this case learning more about InfoSec) I thought it was about time I built some sort of “lab” at home, so I … Continue reading

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Netscalers: Making sense of the cookie – part 2

At the beginning of the week I wrote here about the Cookie’s that the Netscaler uses for persistence. In that post I explained how I discovered that the Cookie name was encrypted using a simple substitution cipher. The cookie value … Continue reading

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Security: Penetration Testers Flow Diagram

Hello reader, hope you are enjoying this festive time of year and are looking forward to the new year just around the corner. I’ve mentioned before in my blog that a “passion” of mine is IT Security (or InfoSec), it’s … Continue reading

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