Category Incident Response

How to parse Windows Eventlog

I often have to work with windows log files during incident response and every time it’s a very frustrating experience. Honestly, I think Windows logging system needs a complete rework. Windows logs for the most part completely useless with their cryptic messages, thousands of undocumented events and lack of any easy interface to work with. […]

Dissecting powershell attacks

There is an app commandlet for that Allegedly dubbed as Microsoft’s post-exploitation language powershell is Microsoft attempt to provide good command-line interface for administrators, developers and power users. Despite being 8 years old it only recently started getting widespread adoption with enterprises moving on to Windows 7 and 2008 environments. There is also increased use […]