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Offensive Defense

Author: Daniel Haake

What is a “Fake President Fraud” and how to Protect Your Company

“Fake President Fraud” or “CEO Fraud” is a social engineering attack where an¬†adversary tries to convince a member of the financial department of a company to send out a payment to the attacker’s bank account. The attack can be divided into three steps. Establish Contact: Typically only employees responsible for bank transfers get contacted by […]

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Authentication Bypass in Netgear WNR1000v4 Router

Three months ago I tested the web interface of the Netgear WNR1000v4 router for some typical vulnerabilities. When playing around with the application by forcefully calling different URLs in contexts it was not meant for, I got some strange, but interesting behaviour. I accessed different URLs and then switched back to the root web directory […]

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