How Ransomware Evolved

Ransomware - How Ransomware Evolved

In a webnar that details how MegaCortex, the most recent Ransomware, attacks the network, the presenter from Sophos briefly introduced how Ransomware evolved over the years, way back from 1989 when an AIDS trojan was spread by 20K floppy disks via postal office to most recent years attacks including WannaCry in 2017 and MegaCortex in 2019. Guess how many type […]

Authentic Emails with SPF, DKIM, and DMARC

Email Security - Authentic Emails with SPF, DKIM, and DMARC

SPF, DKIM, and DMARC are different methods to authenticate your email to serve one dedicated purpose, detecting forged sender address in emails used in phishing or spam. SPF, Sender Policy Framework, allows the receiver to check that an email claiming from a specific domain comes from an IP address authorized by that domain’s admin. A typical SPF record is a […]

New Security Baseline for both Windows 10 and Windows Server

Windows Security - New Security Baseline for both Windows 10 and Windows Server

Microsoft published a new draft release of the security configuration baseline settings for both Windows 10 version 1903 and Windows Server version 1903. Download here: Windows-10-1903-Security-Baseline-DRAFT (direct download link from Microsoft). It includes GPO backups, GPO reports, scripts to apply settings to local GPO, Policy Analyzer rules files for each baseline and for the full set, and spreadsheets documenting all […]

OSINT Framework

image 1 - OSINT Framework

On https://osintframework.com/: OSINT framework focused on gathering information from free tools or resources. The intention is to help people find free OSINT resources. Some of the sites included might require registration or offer more data for $$$, but you should be able to get at least a portion of the available information for no cost. I originally created this framework […]