threat intelligence

Pierluigi Paganini May 16, 2020
Microsoft is open-sourcing COVID-19 threat intelligence

Microsoft has recently announced that it has made some of its COVID-19 threat intelligence open-source.  While the number of Coronavirus-themed attacks continues to increase increased Microsoft announced it is open-sourcing its COVID-19 threat intelligence to help organizations to repeal these threats. “Microsoft processes trillions of signals each day across identities, endpoint, cloud, applications, and email, […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 05, 2020
Recorded Future to Provide Free Access to Elite Intelligence Through New Browser Extension

Level up Your Security Program With the Same Security Intelligence Used by the World’s Largest Governments and Many of the Fortune 1000 Recorded Future, the largest global security intelligence provider, today released a free browser extension that helps prioritize SIEM alerts and vulnerability patching, in addition to providing enhanced malware analysis. With this release, Recorded […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 18, 2019
ATT&CKized Splunk – Threat Hunting with MITRE’s ATT&CK using Splunk

Most of us know MITRE and the ATT&CK™ framework that they have come up with. What a splendid job they have done for the cyber security community by bringing most of the key attack vectors under an organized framework that segregates these attack vectors in various stages of a typical attack. Moreover, not only they […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 15, 2018
Kaspersky Lab opens first Transparency Center in Zurich

Kaspersky Lab starts data processing for European users in Zurich and also launched the first Transparency Cente under the announced Transparency Initiative From today, malicious and suspicious files shared by users of Kaspersky Lab products in Europe will start to be processed in data centers in Zurich, initiating the first part of a relocation commitment […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 09, 2016
Automated systems crawl the DarkWeb to find Zero-Days

A team researchers at Arizona State University (ASU) is crawling the Darkweb searching for zero-days for Proactive Cybersecurity Threat Intelligence Can finding zero-day vulnerabilities be as easy as crawling the Darkweb? Security researchers at Arizona State University (ASU) think so and they’re already seeing some success.  In a paper titled, “Darknet and Deepnet Mining for […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 09, 2016
The hidden information behind 12,000 PoC Exploits shared online

A study conducted by Recorded Future on PoC exploits shared online over the last year shows that social media is the main distribution channel. Security experts at the threat intelligence firm Recorded Future have conducted an interesting study on the proof-of-concept exploits shared online (e.g. On Twitter, on forum linking to personal blogs, GitHub, or Pastebin) last year. […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 09, 2015
Digital Shadows firm develops a search engine for the Deep Web

Security firm Digital Shadows has realized a search engine for the Deep Web that according the company CEO “sucks in pages in real time”. The deep web is the part of the world wide web not indexed by common search engines, it represents almost all of the content available on the Internet. Law enforcement, intelligence […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 12, 2014
Threat actors phishing for Intellectual property and source code from IT giants

FireEye CEO David DeWalt explained that threat actors are targeting IT giants for source code and highlighted the importance to adopt new security model. Phishing is a common practice in the hacking community, despite the level of awareness of the threat is high, the efficiency of the attacks is still significant. As highlighted in the […]