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Re: Hacking to Xp box
From: "Susan Bradley, CPA aka Ebitz - SBS Rocks [MVP]" <sbradcpa () pacbell net>
Date: Fri, 02 Sep 2005 20:18:15 -0700

If he has local admin rights to the box, send him an email and trick him into downloading something.

Pretend to be a Janitor and get physical access to the building.

If there are company secrets/databases on a laptop, steal the laptop.

Just a question here...

XP sp2
All patches
Firewall enabled

You obviously think that isn't enough... what do 'you' think needs to be done for better security? Where do you think the low hanging fruit is? The weakest link? The lowest common denominator and all the cliches?

Heck if there's 98/NT's in that network and 135-139 is open....lmhash anyone? How good are the passwords?.. I'll betcha THAT's your weakest link. Lift up the keyboard...see if it's stuck under the keyboard on a post-it note.

Max wrote:

I agree.

Juan, if it is your mission to show the CEO you can hack his machine, it is because you're the internal security expert AND hacker. Since you're the best hacker in your company, if you can't hack the CEO's machine it is because it is well protected.

However, as phugo pointed out, there are probably more interesting and more vulnerable machines in your network. You should concentrate on those to show your CEO that anyone with little security knowledge can access confidential data or compromise servers or read other people's email or whatever else you may find.

One thing that works really well for this type of demo, is to sit on the network with Cain ARP poisonning the gateway or mail or file server or proxy and looking at all the passwords it gathers.


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phugo () highspeedweb net wrote:

Hi,
Shouldn't you try to penetrate something more important than the CEO box ?
Aren't there any more important servers than CEO box ?
In what aspect do you need better security ? Having a "good" antivirus
protection, all patches, and firewalls enabled at desktops, doesn't look
that bad security.
Regards,
Pedro

-----Original Message-----
From: Juan B [mailto:juanbabi () yahoo com] Sent: quinta-feira, 1 de Setembro de 2005 6:46
To: pen-test () securityfocus com
Subject: Hacking to Xp box

Hi Guys

Please give me a hend here.

Im trying to penetrate the CEO box to show him why we need better security in our company, he told me to show me how it can be done. he has xp pro sp 2 with all the pathches installed and FW enbled but I cant ! I tried to use metasploit with the ms rpc dcom exploit but it didnt worked. nessus found port 135 139 2000 and ntp are opened and also he can read some smb shares and also outputed that this host doesnt disgard SYN packets that have the FIN flag set. and port 2000 (callback is open). what I can try more to break this box? any ideas? I know I allways can try
to arp poison his arp table and pass all the machines traffic throw my
laptop to capture some passwords but this is enough. or send him a
trojan but we have a good anti virus protection . Does some of you have Ideas ?

Thanks a lot !

Juan


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