Tag: training

Defense

Windows Security Fundamentals & LPE

Introduction

Recently I decided to do the Red Team Operator: Privilege Escalation in Windows Course by Sektor7 (thanks for the recommendation Justin!). I thought I’d write some notes but also create a quick blog covering some of the Windows fundamental areas. It’s easy to actually forget how this stuff is at a detailed level so figured it helps both myself and the world to share a snippet. I’m litterally listening to the course as I type this, I’ve just imported an OVA to vmware workstation so this is litterally live! (I’m 7 video modules in!)

There’s some key parts around Windows Security Architecture that is important to know, the course does cover this off at the start so I thought I’d share a tiny bit of my notes. Read more “Windows Security Fundamentals & LPE”

Hacking

OSCP Week 2

Getting back into it!

Following on in the series from my previous post – My OSCP Diary – Week 1 I continue my offensive security professional certification journey!

So, after a break in my training schedule (pro tip, ask Offensive Security (Offsec) to pause your PWK lab time – I didn’t which was stupid) I’m back into the PWK labs!

The first thing I realised after having ~ 40 days break was taking that long a gap isn’t the best idea (but hey holidays and life have to happen right!) I got back into the lab and looked at my attack Visio blankly for a bit, realising the task ahead of me had a lot of servers still in it!

I think the first box I decided to hit was pain, as its name says this box is not easy as is considered an OSCP boss box, as its name says, it’s painful but quite fun once you have cracked it. Read more “OSCP Week 2”