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How not to exploit a box redux

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The other day I reread my post about a fake exploit and noticed another string in the shell code that doesn't run. I had a good idea what would happen, but stuck "take a closer look when I've got time" on my mental to do list. Last night I got a message from fellow Cyber security ...

How not to exploit a box

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This week I had the opportunity to sit with a pentester as he conducted a test on one of our clients. I wasn't really sure why he needed someone with him, but management wanted someone there and I wasn't going to miss an opportunity to watch. I didn't want to interfere so I just sat a ...