HITB GSEC Singapore: Local Privilege Escalation in 2016

Although “getting shell” is often the goal of any seasoned hacker, in reality that shell will have low privileges and limited access to the real treasures on the host. To truly become a master of your domain you must be able to become UID 0 or NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM through a technique known as local privilege escalation.

This presentation will delve into the many methods of privilege escalation that exist in both Windows and Unix Systems and show just how easy it is go from hero to UID 0.

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