Jul 2018

  1. Emotet Update

    Thursday, July 26, 2018
    Earlier this year the Fidelis Threat Research team detailed an update with Emotet involving the use of NetPass and string obfuscation which you can read about here(1). Recently I began researching an Emotet sample that appeared to have been updated yet again. Together with researchers from... READ MORE
  2. Hacker

    SKIDDIEs and PROs vs. Advanced Deception

    Wednesday, July 18, 2018
    There are different types of hackers, each with their own characteristics, methods and goals.  We can divide them into white hat & black hat categories, we can group them by their skills or by their goals. There are Pentesters, hackers for hire, hacktivists and espionage groups. Some hackers... READ MORE
  3. Insider Threats Seeking Privileged Access

    Insider Threats Seeking Privileged Access

    Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    Insider threats are often defined to include external attacks (i.e. phishing) compromising credentials for access to desired resources and data.  While true insider only incidents account for less than 10%, adding in external attacks increases the incident percentage beyond 60% with some claims as... READ MORE