Month: September 2015


User account control is a security mechanism introduced in Windows Vista that aims to allow users to operate in Windows (most of the time) without administrative privileges. Raphael Mudge has a great overview of the mechanics of UAC and the attack against it. I won’t repeat what Raphael has already done a great job explaining, …

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Mimikatz and DCSync and ExtraSids, Oh My

Edit: Benjamin reached out and corrected me on a few points, which I’ve updated throughout the post. Importantly, with the ExtraSids (/sids) for the injected Golden Ticket, you need to specify S-1-5-21domain-516 (“Domain Controllers”) and S-1-5-9 (“Enterprise Domain Controllers”), as well as the SECONDARY$ domain controller SID in order to properly slip by some of the event …

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