I published the following diary on isc.sans.edu: “Microsoft Apps Diverted from Their Main Use“: This week, the CERT.eu organized its yearly conference in Brussels. Across many interesting presentations, one of them covered what they called the “cat’n’mouse” game that Blue and Red teams are playing continuously. When the Blue team has
I published the following diary on isc.sans.org: “Defang all the things!“. Today, I would like to promote a best practice via a small Python module that is very helpful when you’re dealing with suspicious or malicious URLs. Links in documents are potentially dangerous because users can always click by mistake
URL Shorteners are online services which reduce the length of URL’s. Web applications are more and more complex and their URL’s can have multiple parameters like pages, sessionsID’s and much more. At the same time, we use services which limit the messages size (like Twitter) or devices (like SmartPhones) which
URL shortener on-line services are very helpful. You probably already use them every day. With mobile Internet and micro-blogging services like Twitter , it’s much more convenient to use short URLs. But the downside is, once again, the bad guys who quickly understood the opportunity of new type of attacks.