To answer the question we posed before: Yes, cybercriminals and terrorists are more similar than we think – they use similar platforms and services online, but also with some key differences.Read More
Are terrorists really any different from cybercriminals? We stumbled upon terrorist content during our investigations on cybercriminal activity in the underground, and after a thorough analysis of it, we uncovered parallels in the way these two distinct groups operate online.
Terrorists’ usage of the Internet in their operations has been under heavy discussions as of late, with recent events such as the Paris and Belgium attacks bringing the controversial subject to the forefront. When terrorist groups make use of the latest cyber technologies, techniques, and applications spanning across mobile, surface web, as well as deep and dark web, it makes the problem of tracking them even that much harder.Read More
Early last month a new vulnerability was found in how TLS 1.2 was implemented. Researchers from the French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation (INRIA) called this new attack SLOTH (Security Losses from Obsolete and Truncated Transcript Hashes). An attacker with man-in-the-middle capabilities could use SLOTH to attack encrypted traffic in the following ways: decrypt…Read More
By Brooks Li, Stanley Liu and Allen Wu Feedback from the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™ has allowed us to discover that the notorious Angler and Nuclear exploit kits have included the latest Flash vulnerability (CVE-2015-5560) in their regular update. This means that systems with Adobe Flash Player 22.214.171.124 and earlier are vulnerable; however users running the…Read More