Here is my first wrap-up for the 6th edition of the Botconf security conference. Like the previous editions, the event is organized in a different location in France. This year, the beautiful city of Toulouse saw 400 people flying from all over the world to attend the conference dedicated to
I’m writing this quick wrap-up in Vienna, Austria where I attended my first DeepSec conference. This event was already on my schedule for a while but I never had a chance to come. This year, I submitted a training and I was accepted! Good opportunity to visit the beautiful city
I published the following diary on isc.sans.edu: “More obfuscated shell scripts: Fake MacOS Flash update”: Yesterday, I wrote a diary about a nice obfuscated shell script. Today, I found another example of a malicious shell script embedded in an Apple .dmg file (an Apple Disk Image). The file was delivered through
I published the following diary on isc.sans.edu: “Obfuscated bash script targeting QNap boxes“: One of our readers, Nathaniel Vos, shared an interesting shell script with us and thanks to him! He found it on an embedded Linux device, more precisely, a QNap NAS running QTS 4.3. After some quick investigations,
I published the following diary on isc.sans.edu: “Divided Payload in Multiple Pasties”: In politic, there is a strategy which says “divide and conquer”. It’s also true for some pieces of malware that spread their malicious code amongst multiple sources. One of our readers shared a sample of Powershell code found
I published the following diary on isc.sans.edu: “Querying DShield from Cortex”: Cortex is a tool part of the TheHive project. As stated on the website, it is a “Powerful Observable Analysis Engine”. Cortex can analyze observables like IP addresses, emails, hashes, filenames against a huge (and growing) list of online services.
I published the following diary on isc.sans.edu: “The Challenge of Managing Your Digital Library”: How do you manage your digital library on a daily basis? If like me, you are receiving a lot of emails, notifications, tweets, [name your best technology here], they are chances that you’re flooded by tons
I published the following diary on isc.sans.edu: “Quickly Investigating Websites with Lookyloo”: While we are enjoying our weekend, it’s always a good time to learn about new pieces of software that could be added to your toolbox. Security analysts have often to quickly investigate a website for malicious content and
I published the following diary on isc.sans.edu: “Basic Obfuscation With Permissive Languages”: For attackers, obfuscation is key to keep their malicious code below the radar. Code is obfuscated for two main reasons: defeat automatic detection by AV solutions or tools like YARA (which still rely mainly on signatures) and make the code
Passive DNS is not a new technique but, for the last months, there was more and more noise around it. Passive DNS is a technique used to record all resolution requests performed by DNS resolvers (bigger they are, bigger they will collect) and then allow to search for historical data.