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Tenable NNM: Old Chrome User-Agent Beaconing out of my Network – was I Hacked? (a Threat-Hunting Story)

Intro So as a Tenable Partner we have a Lab-License for the Tenable Product Suites which we often use to test new Products, Features, Updates and recreate issues in the Lab for further analysis. For this reason I was again … Continue reading

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WordPress.com forces you to use SMS-2FA

So im using wordpress.com as I definetly dont want the burden of running one of the most hacked CMS myself! Now that I finally found out that you can securely configure your PayPal with TOTP 2FA I revisited all my … Continue reading

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PayPal now Supports proper OTP 2FA Apps – but no Recovery Codes and no U2F!

In 2013 I published the Blogpost: Paypal – How to not implement 2-Factor-Authentication Since then Paypal had a lot hits and misses with 2FA as you can find in countless blogposts out there. I cannot tell you when exactly but … Continue reading

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Tenable Nessus Agents: Deploying Trusted Certificate for Nessus Manager on Virtual Appliance

If you want to deploy Nessus Agents in an OnPremise Nessus Manager Setup you have to make sure Nessus Manager has a Certificate which is trusted by the Clients OS and that Nessus Manager trusts the Clients Computer certificates. With … Continue reading

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Setting up macOS to enable API&Python related Stuff – the BREW way

Most people will either use: Windows (you’re on your own buddy!) Linux (you probably already have everything you need installed already!) macOS (you’ve got a Terminal but all programs are old….) So if you are using a macOS you kinda … Continue reading

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pyTenable Python API Wrapper

Not all Infosec Professionals are Programmers by trade. I encourage anyone working in Infosec to learn as much programming as possible but there are still a lot of Jobs that don’t require in depth Programming and Programming-Architecture Skills. If you … Continue reading

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New Life in an old Blog!

I started this Blog to document and share my experience with and around Checkpoint Firewalls. Since then I have switched Jobs and have not touched a Checkpoint Firewall in years! However I became a Tenable-Partner and touched and built a … Continue reading

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Assemble your own affordable Treadmill Desk!

Ever since I listened to Neal Stephenson’s Book Reamde I wanted to get a Treadmill Desk! A long time I thought you need to buy expensive Ones for a couple thousand Dollars like the Uplift Desk ones. Now I found out that … Continue reading

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Published my Second Book: Penetration Testing mit mimikatz

Hello, since beginning of July 2019 my new Book “Penetration Testing mit mimikatz” is available directly from the Publisher mitp and the usual Shops like Amazon! Keep on Roasting!  

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I am the Evil!

Update July 30th 2018: seems that Microsofts SmartScreen Team fixed this swiftly after my review request. So props to Microsoft. Misclassifications can happen – a swift and productive response is all one can ask for! Microsoft seems to be thinking … Continue reading

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