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NotPetya Ransomeware Wreaking Havoc

The latest splash has been made by the Petya or NotPetya Ransomware that exploded in Ukraine and is infecting companies all over the World. It’s getting some people in deep trouble as there’s no way to recover the files once encrypted. The malware seems to be trying to hide its intent as it doesn’t really […]

Topic: Cryptography, Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Malware

maltrail – Malicious Traffic Detection System

Maltrail is a malicious traffic detection system, utilizing publicly available (black)lists containing malicious and/or generally suspicious trails, along with static trails compiled from various AV reports and custom user-defined lists, where trail can be anything from domain name (e.g. zvpprsensinaix.com for Banjori malware), URL (e.g. http://109.162.38.120/harsh02.exe for known malicious executable), IP address (e.g. 185.130.5.231 for […]

Topic: Countermeasures, Malware, Security Software

sheep-wolf – Exploit MD5 Collisions For Malware Detection

sheep-wolf is a tool to help you Exploit MD5 Collisions in software, specially malware samples which are commonly detected using MD5 hash signatures. and then a malicious one (Wolf) that have the same MD5 hash. Please use this code to test if the security products in your reach use MD5 internally to fingerprint binaries and […]

Topic: Cryptography, Forensics, Malware

WannaCry Ransomware Foiled By Domain Killswitch

Whilst I was away on a tropical island enjoying myself the Infosec Internet was on fire with news of the global WannaCry ransomware threat which showed up in the UK NHS and was spreading across 74 different countries. The Ransomware seems to be the first that is P2P using an SMB exploit from the NSA […]

Topic: Cryptography, Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Malware

Malware Writers Using Exclusion Lists To Linger

It seems malware writers using exclusion lists is not something new, but it’s still concerning people. To me it’d be a pretty obvious avenue, especially if you were crafting something a little more nefarious than average – like APT malware (Advanced Persistent Threat) tools. Definitely a chicken and egg problem, especially with Windows if you […]

Topic: Malware

Android Devices Phoning Home To China

So unsurprisingly a security researcher found some cheap Android devices phoning home to China when buying a phone to travel with. One of the phones seems to be Blu R1 HD, which is ‘Currently unavailable’ on Amazon.com and customers that bought it have received security update e-mails. Security researchers have uncovered a secret backdoor in […]

Topic: Malware, Privacy

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