Ben Passmore

Incident response, coder and hacking all the things.

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Cyber Security posts that intersect with my love for the industry.

  • The Blue Team Blues

    12 July 2019

    Recently presented on the challenges facing the blue team whilst investigating red team activity and the disconnect in the time effort required...

  • Extracting a users mapped network shares

    7 March 2018

    During a recent investigation I came across a process communicating with a mapped network share...

  • BitScout - Remote incident response and digital forensics toolkit

    23 February 2018

    BitScout is a live CD/USB bootable image that enables incident responders to remotely triage systems whilst maintaining data integrity...

  • Actor name generator - Threat Roulette

    18 August 2017 - Updated: 1 April 2020

    For all those threat intelligence folk that need attribution with a hip actor name...

  • Kiwicon X - the closing

    10 December 2016

    In November 2016 I attended Kiwicon X, the 10th iteration of New Zealand's premier security conference. With 6.3 magnitude earthquake and electromagnetic guns it sure was an interesting time...

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