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Tales from Pen Testing Trenches: MAC Address Whitelisting Failure

MAC address whitelisting is commonly perceived as a foolproof network security mechanism. Yet, Brackish Security’s recent test on a wireless network illustrates how easily this method can be bypassed, challenging its efficacy as a standalone security solution. MAC address whitelisting operates on the premise that only devices with pre-approved MAC addresses can access a network.

Insecure Direct Object Reference (IDOR) Vulnerabilities: Understanding, Exploiting, and Detecting

Introduction Insecure Direct Object Reference, or IDOR, is a common security vulnerability that exposes sensitive data and allows unauthorized access to resources. It is a critical issue that often appears in the OWASP Top Ten, a list of the most prevalent security risks in web applications. In this blog post, we will discuss what IDOR

Why you need a DMZ

Why you need a DMZ In today’s interconnected world, network design and segmentation are crucial for the security and performance of an organization’s IT infrastructure. A well-designed network should be segmented to isolate critical assets and minimize the impact of a potential security breach. One common approach to network segmentation is the use of a

How ChatGPT Helps Us

How ChatGPT Helps Us Recently, Brackish was conducting a phishing engagement, and we had the idea to try out ChatGPT to help us build our phishing infrastructure. We’ve already built this stuff manually, so this experiment would give us an idea of exactly how helpful ChatGPT can be for us in “real” situations. The Engagement