Windows IPv6 – Part One


We are all aware of IPv6 but are we aware of the current threats associated with default configurations? What is the new threat landscape with IPv6? Should we turn a blind eye and hope it disappears? In this blog series I'll cover the most relevant IPv6 details and attacks over a 2 part series.

Pentest People Awarded Place on G-Cloud 11 Framework


This week Pentest People have not only become a CHECK service provider authorised by the NCSC, but also awarded a place on the G-Cloud 11 framework. Authorised by the UK Government. Our services are now easily available for any company/organisation operating within the public sector via G-Cloud. 

Help Me, Git. You’re My Only Hope.


Git is a great Version Control System, we all probably use it everyday without thinking what else it can be used for apart from version control. With some plugins, a few extra commands and the use of one or two tools, it can improve your development skills and general day-to-day working life.

NoSQL Injection


SQL Injection is a very common critical vulnerability and for years it has been listed in the OWASP Top 10. Many developers are aware of it and know how to prevent it. But with the rise of NoSQL databases are you familiar with potential NoSQL injection vulnerabilities?

Reverse Engineering Android Applications to Discover Hard Coded Credentials (APK’s)


Mobile phone applications have quickly become a part of our daily lives. To date, there are over 2.6 million applications on the Google Play store alone. In this article we will be looking at reverse engineering Android applications to find hard coded credentials. These credentials, in a real life scenario, would likely be hard coded API keys.

A Quick Burp Suite Sequencer Lab


Burp Suite Pro is arguably one of the most popular Web application testing tools available, and one that I myself have used for many years. It provides a variety of powerful automated and manual tools to interrogate applications and identify vulnerabilities. Yet there are certain tools within Burp Suite that most testers seldom use. One such tool is called ‘Sequencer’, a powerful automated solution for finding weaknesses in the ‘randomness’ of token values.

Beyond Passwords


In our last blog we spoke about how using a simple passphrase is more secure than using a complex unfriendly password. This blog will expand on this concept and introduce a few more things we can do to make user accounts even more secure.