Detecting Default Meterpreter HTTPS Listeners

Meterpreter is an advanced payload within the well-known Metasploit Framework (MSF). We will look specifically at the reverse_https payload and see how we can detect the listener in our environment. I always tell my junior analysts to make sure they can detect the low-hanging fruit. For instance, most tools such as Metasploit and Cobalt Strike … Read more

Setup and Securing Winlogbeat

Winlogbeat is a lightweight open-source Windows agent that uses the Windows API to ship different event logs to Logstash or Elasticsearch. I have been a Splunk user for quite some time, but I have started to also leverage the Elastic Stack at work and in my home lab. This post is for my reference and anyone trying to configure … Read more

Using DoD Root Certificates with Git

Git clients perform certificate verification whenever you interact with a remote repository over TLS. Since the Department of Defense (DoD) certificates are not in most mainstream operating systems, the validation fails. The quick and insecure solution is to disable certificate verification globally. git config –global http.sslVerify false Or you can also use the -c option, … Read more