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Building a Modern Red Team Infrastructure (Practical)

  • 17:40
  • Thu
  • 16 Nov
Briefing Stage 1


Building a modern Red Team infrastructure involves creating a dynamic and adaptable environment that mirrors the tactics and techniques of real-world adversaries. This proactive cybersecurity approach enables organizations to identify vulnerabilities and weaknesses in their defenses before malicious attackers can exploit them. To establish a comprehensive Red Team infrastructure, several key components and steps are essential. The process begins with meticulously planning the scope and objectives of the exercise, setting clear goals to simulate various attack scenarios. Next, an isolated environment is set up to conduct operations without affecting the production network.

This environment serves as the playground for Red Teamers to test their skills.One crucial element of the infrastructure is the Command and Control (C2) system, often incorporating redirectors. Redirectors act as intermediaries, disguising the true source of the attack traffic and making it more challenging for defenders to trace back the activities to the Red Team. This mirrors the tactics used by real attackers to obfuscate their origins and evade detection.In the context of phishing attacks, a phishing relay technique is employed.

A phishing relay involves leveraging compromised email servers to send deceptive emails that appear legitimate. When recipients respond to these emails, their responses are redirected to the attacker's controlled infrastructure, enabling them to collect sensitive information. This technique exploits the trust recipients place in seemingly authentic sources.