Nodal Analysis of Domain Trusts – Maximizing the Win!

Background

Most of my useful thoughts come out of being really stuck or challenged; it happens often. I was recently inspired to dip back into my analytical background to apply some very basic techniques for the purpose of efficiently targeting an organization’s domains after gaining internal access. Nothing like staring at thousands of lines of tool output after 12 hours of working. Instead of doing the typical grep/sed/awk magic to get useful data, I decided to try some nodal analysis to efficiently abuse the Active Directory trust relationships I was facing. I feel it is important to say; I am not a data scientist. This is a very introductory level explanation of the use of analytical tradecraft on Domain Trust data. It worked for me though…
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