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Resource Development with GDB

by Christopher Curry

Unlock the power of GDB in red team operations. In this course, you'll learn MITRE's resource development tactics using the GDB debugger.

What you'll learn

Complex software systems often contain vulnerabilities that can be exploited for malicious purposes. In this course, Resource Development with GDB, you’ll cover how to utilize the GNU Debugger (GDB) to execute resource development techniques in a red team environment. First, you’ll demonstrate how to identify and exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability. Next, you’ll apply GDB to analyze and bypass a software protection mechanism. Finally, you’ll simulate a scenario where these techniques are used to develop effective attack vectors. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to execute these techniques T1588.002 (Obtain Capabilities: Tool), T1587.001 (Develop Capabilities: Malware) and T1587.004 (Develop Capabilities: Exploit) using GDB. More importantly, knowing how these techniques can be used against you, will ultimately lend to your ability as an organization, or an individual, to detect and defend against specific attack vectors.

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About the author

Christopher Curry is a full-time offensive security engineer working as a government vendor and a part time Air Force Cyber Officer. He specializes in offensive cyber capability development, vulnerability research, red team engagements, and building Software Defined Radio applications. He has professional performed all phases and roles of offensive cyberspace operations.

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