UK SC RSS Feed https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/ en-GB Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:00:00 GMT (c) Copyright 2018 NCC Group https://www.nccgroup.trust/globalassets/placeholder-square.gif UK SC RSS Feed https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/ 20 20 <![CDATA[NCC Group's trends of 2018]]> For better or worse, 2017 was a memorable year across the technology and cyber security landscapes. Data breaches were massive...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2018/january/ncc-groups-trends-of-2018/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2018/january/ncc-groups-trends-of-2018/ Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Mandatory data breach notification: Are you ready?]]> This blog discusses the Australian mandatory data breach notification scheme, and how to know if your organisation is prepared.]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2018/january/mandatory-data-breach-notification-are-you-ready/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2018/january/mandatory-data-breach-notification-are-you-ready/ Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[From Splunk 5.x to 7.0: Just what have you been missing out on?]]> In this blog we discuss the top 10 changes between Splunk versions 5.x and 7.0 that has had the biggest impacts on users.]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2018/january/from-splunk-5.x-to-7.0-just-what-have-you-been-missing-out-on/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2018/january/from-splunk-5.x-to-7.0-just-what-have-you-been-missing-out-on/ Fri, 12 Jan 2018 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[What can ‘ghost ships’ tell us about the North Korean cyber threat?]]> In this blog we discuss the link between an increase in ships washing ashore in Japan and the cyber threat from North Korea.]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/december/what-can-ghost-ships-tell-us-about-the-north-korean-cyber-threat/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/december/what-can-ghost-ships-tell-us-about-the-north-korean-cyber-threat/ Thu, 21 Dec 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[HIDDEN COBRA Volgmer: A technical analysis]]> In November, US-CERT published two alerts about malicious activity by the North Korean government, referred to as HIDDEN COBRA...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/december/hidden-cobra-volgmer-a-technical-analysis/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/december/hidden-cobra-volgmer-a-technical-analysis/ Wed, 13 Dec 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[BlackHat Europe 2017: NCC Group pre-event challenge part two]]> Following on from the cipher challenge released recently in the build up to BlackHat EU (Hint: people seem to have had more...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/november/blackhat-europe-2017-ncc-group-pre-event-challenge-part-two/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/november/blackhat-europe-2017-ncc-group-pre-event-challenge-part-two/ Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Black Hat Europe 2017: NCC Group’s pre-event challenges part one]]> Black Hat Europe 2017 is less than one week away, so we thought it would be fun to release a couple of security challenges to...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/november/black-hat-europe-2017-ncc-groups-pre-event-challenges-part-one/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/november/black-hat-europe-2017-ncc-groups-pre-event-challenges-part-one/ Wed, 29 Nov 2017 04:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Eggplant AI from Testplant: No test automation experience, no problem]]> At the start of November, Testplant launched Eggplant AI, a brand new addition to the digital test specialist’s Eggplant...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/november/eggplant-ai-from-testplant-no-test-automation-experience-no-problem/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/november/eggplant-ai-from-testplant-no-test-automation-experience-no-problem/ Wed, 29 Nov 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Kubernetes security: Consider your threat model]]> One of the questions that I've been asked on multiple occasions when presenting on Kubernetes security is...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/november/kubernetes-security-consider-your-threat-model/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/november/kubernetes-security-consider-your-threat-model/ Thu, 23 Nov 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Common security issues in Azure & the importance of configuring your cloud environment]]> Azure audits (or Azure configuration reviews) are slowly becoming more common as larger organisations move their infrastructure...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/november/common-security-issues-in-azure-and-the-importance-of-configuring-your-cloud-environment/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/november/common-security-issues-in-azure-and-the-importance-of-configuring-your-cloud-environment/ Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Cisco ASA series part eight: Exploiting the CVE-2016-1287 heap overflow over IKEv1]]> Exodus Intel released how they exploited [1] CVE-2016-1287 for IKEv2 in February 2016, but there wasn't anything public for...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/november/cisco-asa-series-part-eight-exploiting-the-cve-2016-1287-heap-overflow-over-ikev1/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/november/cisco-asa-series-part-eight-exploiting-the-cve-2016-1287-heap-overflow-over-ikev1/ Fri, 10 Nov 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[WhatsApp scams and the use of internationalised domain names]]> There has recently been widespread reporting of scams that are circulating in the UK on the WhatsApp messaging platform, an...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/november/whatsapp-scams-and-the-use-of-internationalised-domain-names/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/november/whatsapp-scams-and-the-use-of-internationalised-domain-names/ Thu, 09 Nov 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Bypassing Android’s Network Security Configuration]]> With the release of Android Nougat (Android 7) came a new security feature called Network Security Configuration.]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/november/bypassing-androids-network-security-configuration/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/november/bypassing-androids-network-security-configuration/ Fri, 03 Nov 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Cisco ASA series part seven: Checkheaps]]> As part of our ongoing series we would like to talk about Cisco's Checkheaps security and stability mechanism.]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/cisco-asa-series-part-seven-checkheaps/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/cisco-asa-series-part-seven-checkheaps/ Thu, 26 Oct 2017 01:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[BadRabbit ransomware hits targets within Eastern Europe]]> In this blog we provide a summary of all the details known about the latest Bad Rabbit ransomware outbreak.]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/bad-rabbit-ransomware-hits-targets-within-eastern-europe/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/bad-rabbit-ransomware-hits-targets-within-eastern-europe/ Wed, 25 Oct 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Cisco ASA series part six: Cisco ASA mempools]]> In part five, we document some of the details around Cisco ASA mempools and how the mempool-related functions wrap more...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/cisco-asa-series-part-six-cisco-asa-mempools/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/cisco-asa-series-part-six-cisco-asa-mempools/ Mon, 23 Oct 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Exploring SIEM solutions and their security benefits]]> A blog explaining what a SIEM is, and how it fits into the security posture of enterprises.]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/exploring-siem-solutions-and-their-security-benefits/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/exploring-siem-solutions-and-their-security-benefits/ Tue, 17 Oct 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Employee Spotlight: Anthony, Principal Security Consultant, Australia]]> Anthony Caulfield, Principal Security Consultant for NCC Group in Sydney, features in our latest Employee Spotlight.]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/employee-spotlight-anthony-principal-security-consultant-australia/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/employee-spotlight-anthony-principal-security-consultant-australia/ Mon, 16 Oct 2017 04:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Cisco ASA series part five: libptmalloc gdb plugin]]> We're releasing a gdb plugin for analysing ptmalloc2. This plugin is essentially a fork from an older version of cloudburst's...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/cisco-asa-blog-series-part-five-libptmalloc-gdb-plugin/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/cisco-asa-blog-series-part-five-libptmalloc-gdb-plugin/ Mon, 16 Oct 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Policy as Code: An opportunity to increase resilience while lowering the cost of compliance]]> Cyber resilience is now a game of scale, complexity, compliance and cost. On one hand, we have organisations and supply chains...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/policy-as-code-an-opportunity-to-increase-resilience-while-lowering-the-cost-of-compliance/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/policy-as-code-an-opportunity-to-increase-resilience-while-lowering-the-cost-of-compliance/ Mon, 16 Oct 2017 01:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Avoid a data hostage situation with Managed NTM from NCC Group]]> Ransomware is one of the biggest security challenges facing businesses of all sizes. And as organisations seek to streamline...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/avoid-a-data-hostage-situation-with-managed-ntm-from-ncc-group/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/avoid-a-data-hostage-situation-with-managed-ntm-from-ncc-group/ Fri, 13 Oct 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[How recent data breaches can help you avoid a catfish attack]]> Suggestions that recent, high profile data breaches were enabled with so-called ‘catfish’ operations should not come as a...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/how-recent-data-breaches-can-help-you-avoid-a-catfish-attack/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/how-recent-data-breaches-can-help-you-avoid-a-catfish-attack/ Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Can we nudge our way to improved cyber security? Why a simple thank you might help]]> When the new Nobel Economics laureate, Dr Richard Thaler, was asked how he would spend the more than one million dollars in...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/can-we-nudge-our-way-to-improved-cyber-security-why-a-simple-thank-you-might-help/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/can-we-nudge-our-way-to-improved-cyber-security-why-a-simple-thank-you-might-help/ Thu, 12 Oct 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Cisco ASA series part four: dlmalloc-2.8.x, libdlmalloc, & dlmalloc on Cisco ASA]]> This article is meant to provide a summary of some key functionality for dlmalloc-2.8.x and introduce a debugging plugin called...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/cisco-asa-series-part-four-dlmalloc-2.8.x-libdlmalloc-and-dlmalloc-on-cisco-asa/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/cisco-asa-series-part-four-dlmalloc-2.8.x-libdlmalloc-and-dlmalloc-on-cisco-asa/ Mon, 09 Oct 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[SusanRTTI: an IDAPython plugin for viewing run-time type information]]> Run‐type type information, or RTTI, refers to class information present in compiled C++ binaries. Depending on the class...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/python-class-informer-an-idapython-plugin-for-viewing-run-time-type-information-rtti/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/python-class-informer-an-idapython-plugin-for-viewing-run-time-type-information-rtti/ Thu, 05 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Splunk .conf2017 highlights]]> This blog post provides highlights of Splunk .conf2017. ]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/splunk-.conf2017-highlights/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/splunk-.conf2017-highlights/ Tue, 03 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Decoder Improved Burp Suite Plugin Release, Part 2]]> In the previous blog post, we walked through the primary benefits of using Decoder Improved over the Burp Suite’s built-in...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/decoder-improved-burp-suite-plugin-release-part-2/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/decoder-improved-burp-suite-plugin-release-part-2/ Tue, 03 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Cisco ASA series part three: Debugging Cisco ASA firmware]]> Cisco ASA series part three: Debugging Cisco ASA firmware]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/cisco-asa-series-part-three-debugging-cisco-asa-firmware/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/october/cisco-asa-series-part-three-debugging-cisco-asa-firmware/ Mon, 02 Oct 2017 01:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Splunk 5.x: EOL & what does that mean for you?]]> End of life for Splunk 5.x has officially been announced, so we explore the implications for businesses that currently use 5.x.]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/splunk-5.x-eol-and-what-does-that-mean-for-you/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/splunk-5.x-eol-and-what-does-that-mean-for-you/ Fri, 29 Sep 2017 03:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Splunk .conf2017: Splunk 7 released and other news]]> We explore the latest news from Splunk's annual conference, plus details on new version 7.0.0, including how you can upgrade.]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/splunk-.conf2017-splunk-7-released-and-other-news/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/splunk-.conf2017-splunk-7-released-and-other-news/ Fri, 29 Sep 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Cisco ASA series part two: Static analysis & datamining of Cisco ASA firmware]]> During our research, we ended up wanting to analyse a large number of Cisco ASA firmware files. Most importantly, we needed to...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/cisco-asa-series-part-two-static-analysis-and-datamining-of-cisco-asa-firmware/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/cisco-asa-series-part-two-static-analysis-and-datamining-of-cisco-asa-firmware/ Mon, 25 Sep 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Cisco ASA series part one: Intro to the Cisco ASA]]> We’ve spent a bunch of time investigating Cisco ASA devices and their firmware while looking into exploiting CVE-2016-1287...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/cisco-asa-series-part-one-intro-to-the-cisco-asa/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/cisco-asa-series-part-one-intro-to-the-cisco-asa/ Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[EternalGlue part one: Rebuilding NotPetya to assess real-world resilience]]> We were engaged by a client back in June 2017 to rebuild NotPetya from scratch. However, instead of the data destruction...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/eternalglue-part-one-rebuilding-notpetya-to-assess-real-world-resilience/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/eternalglue-part-one-rebuilding-notpetya-to-assess-real-world-resilience/ Tue, 19 Sep 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Machiavelli not Monty: Why CISOs may need a degree in politics more than security]]> A recent Twitter exchange between the military historian Jill S. Russell and journalist Tom Ricks on a question of modern...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/machiavelli-not-monty-why-cisos-may-need-a-degree-in-politics-more-than-security/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/machiavelli-not-monty-why-cisos-may-need-a-degree-in-politics-more-than-security/ Mon, 18 Sep 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Decoder Improved Burp Suite plugin release part one]]> Burp Suite’s built-in decoder component, while useful, is missing important features and cannot be extended. To remedy this...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/decoder-improved-burp-suite-plugin-release-part-1/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/decoder-improved-burp-suite-plugin-release-part-1/ Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[NCC Group at BSides Manchester 2017]]> In August, BSides Manchester returned for its fourth year, providing a fantastic showcase of the northern InfoSec community...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/ncc-group-at-bsides-manchester-2017/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/ncc-group-at-bsides-manchester-2017/ Tue, 12 Sep 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Rare ASP.NET request validation bypass using request encoding]]> This blog outlines an issue that allowed us to bypass the ASP.NET request validation capability.]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/rare-aspnet-request-validation-bypass-using-request-encoding/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/rare-aspnet-request-validation-bypass-using-request-encoding/ Fri, 08 Sep 2017 17:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Employee spotlight: Tony, Principal Security Consultant, NCC Group North America]]> Tony Cargile, Principal Security Consultant in our Austin office, talks about his time at NCC Group, career progression and more. ]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/employee-spotlight-tony-principal-security-consultant-ncc-group-north-america/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/employee-spotlight-tony-principal-security-consultant-ncc-group-north-america/ Thu, 07 Sep 2017 03:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Poison Ivy string decryption]]> This is a short and quick blog to share with you, as promised, the IDAPython script used to decrypt Poison Ivy strings...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/poison-ivy-string-decryption/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/poison-ivy-string-decryption/ Thu, 07 Sep 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Invoice fraud: Third party vulnerabilities]]> No matter how secure your IT network is, you or your customers can still be defrauded due to a third party’s vulnerabilities.]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/invoice-fraud-third-party-vulnerabilities/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/invoice-fraud-third-party-vulnerabilities/ Wed, 06 Sep 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Common CSRF prevention misconceptions]]> At NCC Group we’ve noticed, among applicants and the general public, some common misconceptions regarding CSRF]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/common-csrf-prevention-misconceptions/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/common-csrf-prevention-misconceptions/ Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Signaturing an Authenticode anomaly with Yara]]> Investigating the use of Yara to detect inconsistencies between PE file timestamps and Authenticode signing certificates.]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/signaturing-an-authenticode-anomaly-with-yara/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/september/signaturing-an-authenticode-anomaly-with-yara/ Fri, 01 Sep 2017 03:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Analysing a recent Poison Ivy sample]]> In a recent blog post, Fortinet discussed a new version of Poison Ivy spreading through malicious PowerPoint files...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/august/analysing-a-recent-poison-ivy-sample/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/august/analysing-a-recent-poison-ivy-sample/ Thu, 31 Aug 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Educational Tools for Binary Ninja]]> A series of plugins designed to improve Binary Ninja’s potential as a tool for beginners.]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/august/educational-tools-for-binary-ninja/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/august/educational-tools-for-binary-ninja/ Wed, 30 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[DeLux Edition: Getting root privileges on the eLux Thin Client OS]]> While on an engagement I came across a thin client running the eLux Linux distribution...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/august/delux-edition-getting-root-privileges-on-the-elux-thin-client-os/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/august/delux-edition-getting-root-privileges-on-the-elux-thin-client-os/ Thu, 24 Aug 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Request encoding to bypass web application firewalls]]> This blog post introduces a technique to send HTTP requests using encoding. This method should be added to the list of tests...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/august/request-encoding-to-bypass-web-application-firewalls/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/august/request-encoding-to-bypass-web-application-firewalls/ Wed, 23 Aug 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[CENTA: A global cyber advisory practice for regulated industries]]> NCC Group has formed a new global advisory practice called the Centre for Evolved Next-generation Threat Assurance (CENTA).]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/august/centa-a-global-cyber-advisory-practice-for-regulated-industries/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/august/centa-a-global-cyber-advisory-practice-for-regulated-industries/ Tue, 22 Aug 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Introducing G-Scout]]> G‐Scout is a tool to help assess the security of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) environment configurations.]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/august/introducing-g-scout/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/august/introducing-g-scout/ Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[Incremental threat modelling: A follow-up]]> In May 2017, I gave a talk at AppSecEu about incremental threat modelling. The audience was great and we had excellent...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/august/incremental-threat-modelling-a-follow-up/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/august/incremental-threat-modelling-a-follow-up/ Mon, 14 Aug 2017 02:00:00 GMT <![CDATA[When a web application SSRF causes the cloud to rain credentials & more]]> This blog post reviews an interesting Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) technique against applications that are in cloud...]]> https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/august/when-a-web-application-ssrf-causes-the-cloud-to-rain-credentials-and-more/ https://www.nccgroup.trust/uk/about-us/newsroom-and-events/blogs/2017/august/when-a-web-application-ssrf-causes-the-cloud-to-rain-credentials-and-more/ Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT