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Published blog posts from the team

Blog Posts


Lua SUID Shells

This blog post explores how privileged Lua scripts can pop shells without dropping privileges.


Hacking with Environment Variables

A look into how scripting language interpreters can execute arbitrary commands when supplied with malicious environment variables.


Are you winning if you're pinning?

This blog post takes a brief look at TLS and certificate pinning, the problem of trust in Certificate Authorities that pinning attempts to address, and discusses whether the lack of certificate pinning in a mobile application constitutes a vulnerability.


Ruby 2.x Universal RCE Deserialization Gadget Chain

This blog post details exploitation of arbitrary deserialization for the Ruby programming language and releases the first public universal gadget chain to achieve arbitrary command execution for Ruby 2.x.