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Abusing GDI Objects for ring0 Primitives Revolution

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Exploiting MS17-017 EoP Using Color Palettes This post is an accompaniment to the Defcon 25 talk given by Saif. One...

MAPI over HTTP and Mailrule Pwnage

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History In December 2015 Silent Break Security wrote about “Malicious Outlook Rules” and using these to get a remote shell....

January Get Fit Reversing Challenge

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Aah, January, a month where resolutions usually flare out spectacularly before we get back to the couch in February. We’d...

Dangers of Custom ASP.NET HttpHandlers

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ASP.NET HttpHandlers are interesting components of a .NET web application when performing security assessments, mainly due to the fact they...

44Con: Vulnerability analysis of the .NET smart Card Operating System

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Today’s smart cards such as banking cards and smart corporate badges are capable of running multiple tiny applications which are...

RSA SecureID software token update

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There has been a healthy reaction to our initial post on our research into the RSA SecureID Software Token. A...

A closer look into the RSA SecureID software token

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Widespread use of smart phones by employees to perform work related activities has introduced the idea of using these devices...

Mobile Security Summit 2011

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This week, Charl van der Walt and I (Saurabh) spoke at Mobile Security Summit organized by IIR (http://www.iir.co.za/detail.php?e=2389). Charl was...

Decrypting iPhone Apps

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This blog post steps through how to convert encrypted iPhone application bundles into plaintext application bundles that are easier to...

Analysis of a UDP worm

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Introduction From time to time I like to delve into malware analysis as a pastime and post interesting examples, and...

Decrypting Symantec BackupExec passwords

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BackupExec agent is often among common services found on the internal pen tests. The agent software stores an encrypted “logon...

QoW: Software Reversing and Exploitation

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I’ve developed a FTP like multi-threaded server application as a target for this challenge of the month. It has been...

Lets hope it does better than netsec.reddit..

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Introducing [http://www.reddit.com/r/ReverseEngineering/] (like its name suggests, a reddit thats all about Code RE..)

Adobe APSB08-15 Patch Reversing

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APSB08-15 is the latest adobe security advisory regarding a memory corruption vulnerabilty in Acrobat Reader versions <8.1.2 As expected, the advisory...