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Push Fatigue: We’re tired too

Push Fatigue: We’re tired too 640 450 Alex Kozlov
A technique known as “MFA bombing” allows attackers to bypass Multi-Factor Authentication. This post explains how to detect it. read more

The Lowdown on Lateral Movement

The Lowdown on Lateral Movement 1090 749 Anton Ovrutsky

What Is Lateral Movement ? Lateral movement is a broad MITRE ATT&CK category, consisting of nine distinct techniques and numerous sub techniques. Due to its breadth and linkages between other…

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Detection and Mitigation Advice for PrintNightmare

Detection and Mitigation Advice for PrintNightmare 2048 1365 Andy Gill

Introduction PrintNightmare(CVE-2021-34527) was released as a proof of concept this week on Github. This post highlights how the exploit PoCs released on Github work and how the specific vulnerability can…

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Introducing Sysmon Config Pusher

Introducing Sysmon Config Pusher 1026 685 Anton Ovrutsky

Introducing Sysmon Config Pusher When providing various services to clients, including Purple, Blue, and Red Team engagements, the Lares team often recomends Sysmon to close detection gaps. Indeed, Sysmon is…

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Active Directory (AD) Attacks & Enumeration at the Network Layer

Active Directory (AD) Attacks & Enumeration at the Network Layer 2048 1365 Anton Ovrutsky

Intro Defending an Active Directory environment, particularly a large one, is a daunting task. Telemetry generated by Active Directory itself as well as the hosts connected to it are critical…

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Malicious Azure AD Application Registrations

Malicious Azure AD Application Registrations 1090 726 Lee Kagan

Background It’s important I point out upfront that nothing I am demonstrating I can take credit for. Evidence of this used in the wild was talked about as mentioned here…

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Lares Contributes to the Verizon DBIR

Lares Contributes to the Verizon DBIR 833 833 Andrew Hay

Another year has passed and that means that it’s time for the annual Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). In its 13th year, the DBIR provides data from real-world breaches…

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Upcoming Webinar: Purple Teaming with ATT&CK

Upcoming Webinar: Purple Teaming with ATT&CK 300 300 Andrew Hay

  Join us on May 6th to learn how can teams come together on both offense and defense to outmatch the highest priority threats. This open and frank discussion featuring…

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The Top 10 Penetration Test Findings from 2019 with Eric Smith and Tim McGuffin

The Top 10 Penetration Test Findings from 2019 with Eric Smith and Tim McGuffin 1080 720 Andrew Hay

Lares® encounters a seemingly endless number of vulnerabilities and attack vectors when we conduct a penetration test or red team engagement, regardless of organization size or maturity. Though not every…

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Hunting Azure Admins for Vertical Escalation: Part 2

Hunting Azure Admins for Vertical Escalation: Part 2 1360 1068 Andrew Hay

  This post is part 2 in the Hunting Azure Admins for Vertical Escalation series. Part 1 of this series detailed the usage and functionality of Azure authentication tokens, file…

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