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UNIX Gather AWS Keys



This module will attempt to read AWS configuration files (.aws/config, .aws//credentials and .s3cfg) for users discovered on the session'd system and extract AWS keys from within.


  • Jon Hart <jon_hart@rapid7.com>


Module Options

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