Since it’s already Friday, just before leaving for the weekend, here is a quick hack for all MacOS X infosec guys… and the others! I’m not afraid to admit it: I’m lazy! We are using computers all day long and they have been created (usually 😉 to automate tasks. Let
It looks that our beloved DNS protocol is again the center of interest for some security $VENDORS. For a while, I see more and more the expression “DNS Firewall” used in papers or presentations. It’s not a new buzz… The DNS protocol is well-known to be a excellent vector of
Claudio Guarnieri and his developers gave us a great gift to finish the year. A few days before Christmas, they released the version 0.5 of Cuckoo, the open source malware analysis system. What’s new in this release? Plenty of nice stuffs! I won’t review there here, have a look at
I just had a good experience today about the “social impact” of malware infections and I would like to share it with you. For most infosec people, it is part of the game to play the fireman for family and friends when they are in trouble with their computer. The
The new version (0.4) of Cuckoo, the open source Â malware analysis system has been released this week. That’s a great news! The list of changes and new features is very impressive. So big that an upgrade is not recommended. In my case, I just installed a brand new Cuckoo instance.
Today was the last day of activity of the FBI servers which replaced the rogue DNS used by the DNSChanger malware. They allowed people infected by the virus to continue to work “as usual“. I won’t come back on this very long story. You should be back from a trip
Today,Â classic anti-virus protections are not enough reliable to protect against modern malwares. To have a better understanding and, if possible, block them, it’s best to execute the code in a safe environment and to analyze its behaviour. Does it create new processes or files, are outbound connections performed via