CREST CPSA Review

Compared to the OSCP or even the CISSP exam, there seems to be very little information online about CREST examinations. Hence, the reason why I want to share my thoughts on the CREST CPSA exam. That said, all candidates had to agree to an NDA, I will try to provide ...

ASUS router's ping function

ASUS routers have diagnostic tools built into their dashboard which allows authenticated web users to execute ping and netstat commands and have the output be displayed on the webpage. Naturally, this seems like a really good entry point to perform command injection, have the router execute cat /tmp/etc/shadow ...

Deprecating HTTP - Lessons from SSH/Telnet

Recently, both Firefox and Chrome has been coming down hard on HTTP websites. According to this article, HTTP will be labelled as "Not Secure". This is hardly the first step, HTTP only websites have already had their search ranking penalised, and more stringent measures will surely be put in place ...

Smart Google Code Inserter < 3.5 - Auth Bypass/SQLi

Exploit Title: Smart Google Code Inserter < 3.5 - Auth Bypass/SQLi Google Dork: inurl:wp-content/plugins/smart-google-code-inserter/ Date: 26-Nov-17 Exploit Author: Benjamin Lim Vendor Homepage: http://oturia.com/ Software Link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/smart-google-code-inserter/ Version: 3.4 Tested on: Kali Linux 2.0 CVE : CVE-2018-3810 (Authentication Bypass with resultant ...

Designing an offline authentication system

I have recently got to know of the igloohome digital lock. It is completely offline and connects to the app via bluetooth only. No internet connection. One of the most puzzling features is that the owner can remotely generate a PIN code, valid for a certain duration, and have it ...

SANS SEC660 review

SEC660 I recently had the opportunity to attend the SANS SEC660 course held in Singapore in October 2017. The course was conducted by Tim Medin and covered advanced penetration testing and exploit writing. SEC660 started off introducing ARP spoofing, SSL striping and IPv6 router advertisements MITM attacks. It would have ...