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    FIRST Slides and Incubations Introduction

    by  • July 15, 2013 • Uncategorized

    Last month I was privileged enough to speak at the 25th annual FIRST conference hosted in Bangkok, Thailand and wanted to explain my slides a bit. I am not sure if FIRST will put the videos of the talks on the Internet, but until they do, I think it’s valuable for those who weren’t...

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    PRISM Lure in Use by NetTraveler Attackers

    by  • June 18, 2013 • Uncategorized

    In between FIRST conference and a couple beers, I stumbled upon an email uploaded to Virustotal. The file itself is an EML and has the name of “CIA’s _prism Watchlist_.eml”. Inside the email, the content is the following: It appears the intended recipient of the malicious mail was a yahoo account linked to the...

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    Asia Adventure Time

    by  • June 15, 2013 • Uncategorized

    It’s that time of year again and I will be migrating across Asia for the next several weeks. If you happen to be at any of the locations mentioned below during those time frames, please let me know and maybe we can meetup! June 17-21 – Speaking at FIRST conference in Bangkok, Thailand July...

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    CommentCrew Developer Disconnect

    by  • June 14, 2013 • Uncategorized

    Last week, my colleague on the advanced threat research team, Rob Falcone, pointed me over at a sample that hit on our CommentCrew DES signature. Normally I would shrug this off as something old, but the compilation time on the binary showed June 4, 2013 and the command-and-control (C&C) server appeared to be active....

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    Poor Man’s Conversion Using Google Drive API

    by  • May 19, 2013 • Uncategorized

    I lost count of how many times I have used Google Drive to convert a document to one format and download it as another. This generally means firing up a browser, logging into a random Google account, uploading the document, re-downloading it and then deleting to save space. Sure, there are utilities to do...

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