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Showing posts from June, 2008

Welcome to Mark Baggett - In Depth Defense

I am the course Author of SANS SEC573 Automating Information Security with Python. Check back frequently for updated tools and articles related to course material.

Senior SANS Instructor
GSE #15
Internet Storm Center Handler
Penetration Testing and Incident Response Consultant
Technical Advisor to DoD for The SANS Institute
Founding President of the Greater Augusta ISSA
Cofounder of BSidesAugusta Security Conference

FREQ SERVER - Tool and technique for detecting Malware Command and Control domains
DOMAIN_STATES - Tool for detecting "Baby Domains" used for phishing and Malware distribution
SRUM_DUMP - Forensics tool for extracting System Resource Utilization Monitoring artifacts
LIAM_NEESON - Proof of Concept Linux Hash Protection
HONEY_HASHES - Certainly Honey Tokens have been around since 2003 but I created a cool technique for creating fake SATs in memory that was turned into Dell Secure Works DCEPT framework.
VSSOWN - Tool & Technique for Using Microsoft Volume Shadow Copies for hiding malware and extracting artifacts
SDB Hacking - Using Application Compatibility in unexpected ways.
SET-KBLED - Utility for Managing Clevo and Sager Laptop LED Backlit Keyboards - Scapy based fragement reassembly engine - A password cracker for the EAP protocol

and more. Most of these tools are available on my github page. Follow me on twitter @markbaggett

First Stab at NSE Scripting

Over the weekend I decided to take my first look at the NMAP scripting engine.I’ve read about it, but had not really tried it until now.First, here is how to use the built in scripts.First make sure you have the latest scripts.Similar to NIKTO and other vulnerability scanning systems NMAP has the ability to update its detection scripts.To update your scripts type this;nmap --script-updatedbThis will download the latest .NSE scripts from the nmap site.The scripts (by default) are located in /usr/local/share/nmap/scripts.Here is the list of scripts as of today:You can run ALL of these scripts against a host like this…Macintosh:scripts mark.baggett$ nmap localhost -n --script allStarting Nmap 4.65 ( ) at 2008-06-20 10:44 EDTInteresting ports on SERVICE80/tcp openhttp|_ HTML title: Test Page for Apache InstallationNmap done: 1 IP address (1 host up) scanned in 42.216 seconds-n: says do not do an DNS query--script all : tells it to run all the scripts ag…