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Team TNT – The First Crypto-Mining Worm to Steal AWS Credentials

August 17, 2020Category : Uncategorized

Over the weekend we’ve seen a crypto-mining worm spread that steals AWS credentials. It’s the first worm we’ve seen that contains such AWS specific functionality. The worm also steals local credentials, and scans the internet for misconfigured Docker platforms. We have seen the attackers, who call themselves “TeamTNT”, compromise a number of Docker and Kubernetes..

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The “Your Site Has Been Hacked” Scam

June 12, 2020Category : Uncategorized

Today many have received an email titled “Your Site Has Been Hacked” claiming that your site had been hacked. This is a scam that’s pretty common at the moment – the scammers are blasting out the same template e-mail to millions of site owners. It doesn’t look like a particularly successful scam either – we’ve..

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An Ongoing AWS Phishing Campaign

June 11, 2020Category : Uncategorized

Below we have analyzed an on-going campaign to steal AWS accounts through phishing. We’ve identified linked attacks, and outlined what attackers are doing with the stolen accounts. Lastly, we provide some recommendations on how to secure your AWS accounts against these kinds of attacks. The attack we investigated started with an e-mail sent from a..

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Recent Attacks Against Supercomputers

May 16, 2020Category : Uncategorized

This morning I saw news that a Supercomputer based at the University of Edinburgh called “Archer”, currently performing analysis for Coronavirus research, had been taken offline due to a cyber-attack. Below I’ve provided some additional details on a spate of recent, likely linked, attacks. Technical Indicators Shared A number of technical reports were shared yesterday..

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Forensic Data Collection in a COVID time – Tool Preview and Considerations

May 15, 2020Category : Uncategorized

Digital Forensics, Data Collection During a COVID Time… On a normal day, digital forensics and cyber incident response (DFIR) experts know it is tough getting hold of the forensic data they need. During this unprecedented time it is even harder to acquire data in a timely and reliable manner. Experts need to consider how to..

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