Articles tagged with "level-500"

Finding EBS Boot Volumes

Recently I got a question on how to find boot volumes of AWS instances. While I did not get any background on the purpose of this, I found the task interesting enough to dig a bit deeper. As in “down to the binary level”. Interested?

A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing - Hidden EC2 Permissions

During some R&D for a new blog post, I experimented with IAM conditions in Trust Policies. Some small mistakes during this led to instances that have limited privileges according to the AWS Web Console and CLI. But in reality, they can work with administrative permissions for a few hours - unnoticed. Have I piqued your interest? Let’s see how to reproduce this effect then.