What is BloodHound?

BloodHound is a security auditing tool designed to analyze and understand Active Directory (AD) environment relationships. It uses graph theory to reveal the hidden and often unintended relationships within an AD environment. BloodHound enables users, mostly security professionals and attackers, to identify highly complex attack paths that could otherwise go unnoticed.

Key Features

  • Graphical Interface: Offers a user-friendly way to visualize relationships and attack paths.

  • Custom Queries: Users can create custom queries to uncover specific types of attack paths.

  • Data Collection Methods: Supports multiple methods for gathering data from an Active Directory environment, making it versatile for different setups.

Primary Use Cases

  • Penetration Testing: Helps ethical hackers uncover ways an attacker might compromise a network.

  • Security Auditing: Assists in identifying and mitigating potential vulnerabilities within an AD environment.

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