On May 12, 2017 a virulent new strain of ransomware known as Wannacry hit hundreds of thousands of computers affecting all types of organisations across the globe. While it is well understand how Wannacry spread using EternalBlue, there was little information on how the attack initially began. It is often
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[TLP: Amber] Maciej Kotowicz is Principal Botnet Pwner at CERT.pl with a special interest in reverse engineering and exploit development as well as automation of both. In his free time he likes to drink beer and play CTFs, in no particular order.
In a World where oil is scarce and people click mail attachments they really shouldn’t, One Man sets out on an epic journey for glory, conquest, and other people’s money. So begins the amazing tale of the “Oil bot” campaign: a tale of a single man who ran a sting
In this paper, we introduce Malpedia, our take on a collaborative platform for the curation of a coherent corpus of cleanly labeled, unpacked malware samples. Illustrating one of the use cases for this data set, we provide a comparative overview of structural characteristics for more than 300 families of Windows
Automation attacks are currently plaguing organizations in industries ranging from financial to retail, to gaming & entertainment. These attacks exploit stolen credential leaks, black market & custom attack toolkits, and massively scalable infrastructure to launch widely distributed attacks that are extremely difficult to detect, let alone attribute. In this presentation