Fireball Malware

on Jun 13, 2017

A new piece of malware was discovered this week and has already infected more than 250 million machines. Fireball Originating out of China, Fireball changes the default search engine and tracks web traffic. The malware also has the ability to remotely run any code on the victim’s machine, or download new malicious files. It’s potentially serious malware,...

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Worming through SMB

on May 16, 2017

Wannacry’€™s, the group responsible for the malware, utilizes a propagation method which includes port scanning of potential hosts over Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) port 445, which is where the Server Message Block (SMB) network communications protocol take place. This application-layer protocol is being targeted by Wannacry specifically to help it...

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Security Testing

on Dec 15, 2016

It’s important to know where your vulnerabilities are; but that might not be enough. The main objective of vulnerability scanning & penetration testing is to determine security weaknesses. These tests can also be used to demonstrate an organization’s security policy compliance, its employees’ security awareness, and the organization’s...

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