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How to Perform DDoS Test as a Pentester

A denial of service (DoS) attack is an attempt to make a service unavailable. Unlike other kinds of attacks, which establishes foothold or hijacks data, DoS attacks do not threat sensitive information. It is just an attempt to make a service unavailable to legitimate users. However, sometimes DoS might also be used for creating another attack floor for other malicious activities. (e.g. taking down web application firewalls) (more…)

Data Exfiltration (Tunneling) Attacks against Corporate Network

Data exfiltration, also called data extrusion, is the unauthorized transfer of data from a computer. These type of attacks against corporate network may be manual and carried out by someone with USB or it may be automated and carried out over a network. In this article, we will focus on a network based data exfiltration techniques that must be covered during penetration test. (more…)