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Car Hacking – Manual Bypass of Modern Rolling Code Implementations

Introduction I recently researched modern algorithms used by keyfobs to open cars. Since most of the blogs online talking about the topic are unfortunately quite old and in general and do not precisely describe the exact path followed in detail, nor the code used. I thought that talking about my experience could be interesting and inspiring for other researchers. I won’t go in depth on certain topics and I will assume that the reader has a general background in basic signals theory and is...

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Pwning Windows Event Logging with YARA rules

The Event Log coupled with Windows Event Forwarding and Sysmon can be extremely powerful in the hands of defenders, allowing them to detect attackers every step of the way. Obviously this is an issue for the attackers. Before privilege escalation it is limited what we can do to evade event logging, but once privileges have been elevated it is an equal playing field. In the past I have released a method to evade this logging by loading a malicious kernel driver and hooking the NtTraceEvent...

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Defending Your Malware

Malware is an important part of an engagement, though as many security solutions are now evolving past rudimentary signature comparisons to using more advanced techniques to detect malicious activity, it is important that we as attackers understand the methods they are using and how we can avoid them. Consider the following code I wrote for example. #include <stdio.h> #include <windows.h> #include <wincrypt.h> #include <tlhelp32.h>...

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Post exploitation is large part of a red team engagement. While many organisations begin to mature and start to deploy a range of sophisticated Endpoint Detection & Response solutions (EDR) onto their networks, it requires us, as attackers to also mature. We need to upgrade our arsenal to give us the capabilities to successfully operate on their networks. That is why today, I am releasing shad0w.

shad0w is a post exploitation framework which is designed to operate covertly on such networks, providing the operator with much greater control over their engagements. Over future blog posts I will go into greater detail on the intricacies of how shad0w works. This blog post will, therefore, serve as an introduction into the usage and features that shad0w has to offer.

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CVE 2015-7547 glibc getaddrinfo() DNS Vulnerability

Hello w0rld! JUMPSEC researchers have spent some time on the glibc DNS vulnerability indexed as CVE 2015-7547 (It hasn’t got a cool name like GHOST unfortunately…). It appears to be a highly critical vulnerability and covers a large number of systems. It allows remote code execution by a stack-based overflow in the client side DNS resolver. In this post we would like to present our analysis. Google POC overview Google POC Network Exploitation Timeline Google POC Exploit Code Analysis First...

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Playing with MS14-060 and MS14-058 [CVE-2014-4113 CVE-2014-4114] : Attacks and Defenses

Recently two 0-day exploits were revealed. The first one was given the name Sandworm, however, the name convention was mistakenly including the "worm" term as we will see. The second one CVE-2014-4113 is a privilege escalation local exploit for Windows. Sandworm as said includes the word  "worm" most likely for making the situation more dramatic. A worm is a self-propagating piece of code that does not take human intervention. It is said that Sandworm was used in cyber espionage operations...

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