Escaping Alcatraz: Breaking out of Application Sandboxed Environments presented at BSidesBoston 2017

by Kirk Hayes,

Summary : Application sandboxing has become extremely popular. This technology makes it easier to manage a network environment easily, allows an administrator to grant access to specific applications without giving an entire desktop, and gives users remote access to company resources. There is a false sense of security with this model though. This presentation will explore various ways of breaking out of these environments to gain a foothold into a network at various levels of security as well as discuss some mitigation strategies.