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Professional Penetration Testing by Thomas Wilhelm

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CHAPTER 17. Cleaning Up Your Lab

Introduction

Пропала коровка, пропадай и веревка. – Russian proverb: “If the cow is gone, so is the halter.”
When we create a final report for a client, we include enough information so that the client can fully understand the vulnerabilities present in their network. We also provide them with detailed descriptions of how the target was compromised, so that they can re-create the exploit if they so desire.
After we release the report, anything we did in the lab should have no value and can often be deleted. To protect our clients, we need to be thorough when we sanitize our lab for the next project, in case we have sensitive information on the systems. Beyond concern for our client's data, ...

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