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Weaponization for Disinformation

Weaponization for Disinformation

Continuing our series on the adversarial mindset, we focus on how actors weaponize narratives for disinformation operations. In a previous blog post, we wrote about the reconnaissance steps that disinformation actors take prior to launching their operations, including...

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What is Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior?

What is Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior?

Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior (CIB) is a common phrase heard in the news regarding disinformation, misinformation, and influence operations; but what exactly does it mean?First, let’s define our terms: inauthentic behavior, and coordinated. Inauthentic behavior in...

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Weaponization for Cyber-Enabled Fraud

Weaponization for Cyber-Enabled Fraud

In our previous blog, we highlighted how fraudsters conduct reconnaissance for fraud activities. While banking malware, trojans, worms, and botnets such as Zeus Panda, Ramnit and Trickbot have typically been used to infect consumer PCs in order to collect personal...

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Weaponizing Tools for Computer Network Operations

Weaponizing Tools for Computer Network Operations

Continuing in our series on the adversarial mindset, we focus on weaponization for computer network operations. Following the reconnaissance phase and identifying a target, an actor needs to gain a foothold in a network before determining how to monetize the access or...

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An Introduction to Honeypots

An Introduction to Honeypots

In our latest blog series, we discuss how threat intelligence can be applied smarter for medium sized organizations with limited resources. We discuss ways to proactively detect threats beyond subscribing to information feeds that require a lot of resources to...

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Using Selectors For Open Source Intelligence

Using Selectors For Open Source Intelligence

A “selector” is not a generally defined term in enterprise security, but selectors are important for understanding open source intelligence and investigations in the digital realm. Building on our previous technical blog defining a selector, we will be diving deeper...

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The Myth of Complex Passwords

The Myth of Complex Passwords

Password reuse is one of the most pervasive security concerns for information security teams in enterprise. It’s an easy way for an adversary to gain initial access if two factor authentication is not properly implemented and more importantly, provides the ability to...

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What is a Selector in the World of Digital Crime?

What is a Selector in the World of Digital Crime?

Every hour of every day, criminals, nation states, and fraudsters around the world commit attacks using phone numbers, email addresses, and social media handles. We call these “selectors,” i.e. the technical attributes of an online entity. On the other side of the...

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Avoiding Ransomware

Avoiding Ransomware

Many maturing security operations centers within medium and large enterprises will indicate that ransomware is often the biggest “threat” that keeps them up at night. Ransomware is not a threat; it is a capability criminals use with an intent of monetizing illegal...

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