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How Cloud Migration is Affecting AppSec – A Red Teamer’s Perspective

Introduction I’ve recently spoken at several conferences about the changes that are underway within red teaming as a result of cloud migration. My team and I have been delivering majority cloud red team work over the last year and the differences are becoming more apparent by the day. One point I’ve mentioned as ‘controversial’ at several of these events is that cloud migration has actually made AppSec more important than ever. I went some way to trying to explain why I think this is during my...

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Poisoning Pipelines: Azure DevOps Edition

Introduction In the ever-evolving realm of cloud services, organisations are ditching the headaches of physical infrastructure management and diving headfirst into the possibilities of cloud platforms. From the humble beginnings of deploying virtual machines and servers, we now find ourselves in a dynamic space with everything from serverless architectures to cloud-based active directories, seamless SaaS integrations, architectural blueprints, collaboration tools, AI assistants, and more....

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Why sneak when you can walk through the front door – A Love letter to Password Spraying against M365 in Red Team Engagements

In 2023 through 2024, JUMPSEC's red team gained access to Microsft 365 (M365) environments of sophisticated clients during adversarial engagements with an approach that breathes life into the decades-old technique of password spraying. With threat actors increasingly using similar approaches in the wild, being able to compromise the even likes of Microsoft themselves, it is my opinion that red teams might benefit from incorporating some of these techniques into their initial access arsenal, or...

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