Pentesting and IT Security Blog

Our passion for testing and defending infrastructures, applications and companies often leads us to the point where we want to share our thoughts and experience with the world. Here you can read all about our exploits and research and enjoy our posts, from useful howtos, to published CVEs, management strategies, new exciting tools and much more. As a provider of offensive and defensive IT services, we always welcome readers to reach out to us and ask questions or provide feedback, be it about our blog or our services, which include web-application and network penetration tests, system defense and hardening and management consulting, among others.

Im Mai hatte ich zuletzt zum Thema automatische Updates für Linux Server geschrieben und einen zweiten Teil versprochen. Dieser kommt mit diesem Beitrag, wenn auch etwas verspätet. Wie sich Updates ohne manuelles zutun installieren lassen, wurde ja bereits geklärt. Doch was passiert, wenn ein solc...

This post is only available in german. Freitag, 03. Mai 2019 09:49 Im April haben wir auf unserem Youtube Channel zwei Videos zu Veracrypt veröffentlicht. Darin wird gezeigt, wie mit Veracrypt sowohl gesammte Partitionen oder Festplatten, als auch Teilbereiche einer Festplatte als so genann...

In preparation for a new web security training course (german, coming soon), I had another look at the current version of the Damn Vulnerable Web App (DVWA). As I documented the solution for the command injection vulnerability on high, I found something that sparked a tiny idea how this part might b...

Scanning your network is one of the easiest things you can do to help keep your network safe. Recently I began to wonder if our vulnerability scanner is actually providing any value to us, since all reports looked essentially like this. But that all changed with the latest report I got, which su...

During the last weeks before Christmas, I found myself traveling more than usual throughout Germany and Europe. While I was waiting at the airports I recognized some typical behaviors that passengers showed before and after the flight. Before the boarding begins the flight ticket is handled like a p...