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Remotely Capture Traffic from a Domain Controller and Analyze It Locally

This blog post will walk you through the steps of remotely capturing traffic from a domain controller and then analyzing it locally. This can be useful for troubleshooting network issues or investigating security incidents. Requirements A Windows computer with PowerShell The NetEventPacketCapture PowerShell module The etl2pcapng PowerShell module A domain …

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Inspect RDP traffic in Wireshark

Wireshark RDP resources Looking for a way to capture and inspect RDP traffic in Wireshark? You’ve come to the right place! SSLKEYLOGFILE Many applications, including browsers, support the SSLKEYLOGFILE environment variable with a path to a text file where TLS pre-master secrets are dumped. This format is supported by Wireshark …

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How to Allow Multiple RDP Sessions in Windows 10 and 11?

Remote users can connect to their Windows 10 and 11 computers via the Remote Desktop Services (RDP). It is enough to enable RDP in the device settings and connect to the computer using any Remote Desktop client. But there is a restriction on the number of simultaneous RDP sessions – …

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Windows Artifacts for Forensics Investigation

Generic Windows Artifacts Windows 10 Notifications In the path \Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Notifications you can find the database appdb.dat (before Windows anniversary) or wpndatabase.db (after Windows Anniversary). Inside this SQLite database you can find the Notification table with all the notifications (in xml format) that may contain interesting data. Timeline Timeline is a …

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Utilizing a Common Windows Binary to Escalate to System Privileges

Windows pwnage courtesy of trusted Windows binaries Introduction If you’ve ever tried to run a command prompt as administrator on your Windows OS before, you’ve seen a harmless popup appear. This is Windows User Account Control, or UAC. According to Microsoft, UAC “is a fundamental component of Microsoft’s overall security …

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