Jul 2016

  1. Black Hat 2016: Viva Las Vegas with Fidelis Cybersecurity

    Thursday, July 28, 2016
    We're counting down the last few days to Black Hat USA 2016. As you pack your suitcase and map out your schedule, plan on joining a meetup, seeing a demo or hitting us up for swag at the Fidelis Networking Lounge (aka Booth #1116). We can’t promise unicorns and narwhals, but we will have cool t-... READ MORE
  2. DNC Email Leak: A Cybersecurity Watershed Moment

    Tuesday, July 26, 2016
    In politics, getting the dirt on your adversary is nothing new. Candidates and campaigns have been trying to dig up dirt on each other since the dawn of democracy in Athens. More recently, we’ve seen everything from burgling party headquarters, to wiretaps, and campaign stalkers that record every... READ MORE
  3. Chasing Down RATs with Barncat

    Tuesday, July 19, 2016
    Threat actors provide valuable clues when they compromise a new environment. But a single clue, such as a malware sample, seldom sheds the necessary light on an attack. Sniffing out the tools and tactics of attackers requires that you (or someone you know) has seen them before. Historical attack... READ MORE
  4. Chinese Browsers: The Perfect Reconnaissance Tool

    Wednesday, July 13, 2016
    One of our trusted partners from Poland, Exatel S.A., has discovered that a web browser developed by Maxthon, a company from China, has been collecting sensitive data from its users.  The Maxthon browser has anywhere from .75-1% of the global browser market, and has been estimated to be 2-3% of... READ MORE
  5. Me and Mr. Robot: Tracking the Actor Behind the MAN1 Crypter

    Tuesday, July 12, 2016
    With season two of Mr. Robot approaching, the storyline follows a hacker group that takes down an evil global corporation and collapses the financial market. Led by the mysterious Mr. Robot, the hackers use a variety of tricks to evade detection, and seem to cover their tracks at every turn. There... READ MORE