DeepSec2016 Talk: badGPO – Using GPOs for Persistence and Lateral Movement – Yves Kraft & Immanuel Willi

Sanna/ September 7, 2016/ Conference, Development, Security

System administration has evolved a lot during the past decades. Instead of enjoying long walks through the forests of servers and clients, the modern sysadmin controls the whole infrastructure by policies. Most operating systems can take advantage of this technology. As with software upgrades, these tools can make your life easier – or help an intruder to get a firm hold onto your infrastructure. Malicious activity can exploit your management networks/systems. Once this happens, you are in deep trouble. We have invited two security experts who created a demonstration. They used the Microsoft® Windows platform in combination with native tools: Group Policy is a feature which provides centralized management and configuration functions for the Microsoft operating system, application, and user settings. Group Policy is simply the easiest way to reach out and configure computer

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