Some People are Dumb

Categories: From the Darkened Room

IT DOES NOT MATTER HOW SECURE YOU ARE, IF YOU USE SERVER 2008 Hello folks and welcome to the fourth mini paper in my series “from the darkened room”. This mini paper is looking at what actually goes into the reconnaissance part of a penetration test here at Hedgehog, and how the recon phase alone meant game over on a test. […]

SOMETIMES IT PAYS TO WALK AWAY

Categories: From the Darkened Room

The second post in my series from the darkened room; sometimes I walk away. This engagement was a pure web application penetration test. The new client was an online retailer and the story starts and ends at the pre-test phase. They contacted us to perform a web app penetration test against a single URL. They initially wanted to spend no more than two days on the […]