Privilege escalation with local system account? Home › Forums › Privilege escalation with local system account? This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by BrianMiz 5 months, 1 week ago. Author Posts August 13, 2019 at 3:23 pm #120503 BrianMizMember Hypothetically…. I gain access to a machine. I look at their local administrators on the machine and find a local system account (NT SERVICE\…). Is there a way to be able to leverage this account to grant myself admin access on the machine? Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.