[ Pen Testing Windows ] :: Penetration Testing Windows: Powershell/Empire

Powershell

This is post 3 of 3 in the series “[ Pen Testing Windows ]” Powershell Powershell is the object-oriented replacement for the ancient Windows cmd.exe. It it not present on all installations of Windows, but can be added via a download from Microsoft. There are five versions of Powershell at the moment (2018). You can …

[ Pen Testing Windows ] :: Penetration Testing Windows: CrackMapExec

Hacking in the dark

This is post 2 of 3 in the series “[ Pen Testing Windows ]” Gather Your Tools First off, be a smart hacker and know how to find great online materials, like this how-to: https://byt3bl33d3r.github.io/getting-the-goods-with-crackmapexec-part-1.html And this excellent tute on CrackMapExec: https://www.ivoidwarranties.tech/posts/pentesting-tuts/cme/crackmapexec/ For the TL;DR of that page, start in Bash: # get syntax and …

[ Pen Testing Windows ] :: Active Directory: Extracting NTDS and Cracking Hashes

Glenn Norman

This is post 1 of 3 in the series “[ Pen Testing Windows ]” Okay, you’ve gotten System user access on your Windows target, and now you want to get the goodies in Active Directory. Here’s the ultra-short version: Open Powershell and enter: ntdsutilActivate Instance ntdsifmcreate full c:\bak_fldrquitquit Check out this video that details of …