Domain dominance in minutes via ACL abuse

  • Pick a member of the IT Contractors group at random
  • Assume Compromise
  • Properly architecting the domain hierarchy from the get go
  • Properly architecting groups and their privileges from the get go
  • Barring that, effectively auditing AD to find what was setup wrong
  • Actually fixing it, and then auditing again to verify



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I work various IT jobs & like Windows domain security as a hobby. Most of what’s here is my notes from work or the lab.