Datto devices are becoming a popular backup solution for small to medium sized businesses. They are easy to use and well equipped out of the box. We recently found ourselves in an engagement where one of these devices was accessible via the LAN. Gaining access to backups is a bit of a goldmine during an assessment; unrestricted access to file shares, configuration information, extracting hashes from the NTDS.dit file, and a multitude of other things. Anyone familiar enough with Datto devices knows you have a few useful restore options like mounting backups over open SMB shares or even starting your own VM . Let’s review what we found.