Apr 4, 2019 10:00:00 AM

A Ghidra Explainer

On March 5th, the National Security Agency officially released Ghidra, a software suite that the NSA hopes will help cybersecurity professionals “make the cybersecurity of our great nation BETTER”. With the attention this drew at the RSA Conference, it caught the attention of technology news outlets and a broad range of individuals and organizations interested in security. While the release of this software is high-profile, the use of it is specialized, so there are far more people asking questions about it right now than those that have answers. The purpose of this post is to provide IT security stakeholders with an “explainer” on Ghidra and the implications of this release.

Topics: Malware, Reverse Engineering, Ghidra

Feb 12, 2018 4:34:11 PM

The New Theft: Drive-By Cryptocurrency Mining

You may be able to wrap your head around the concept of a cybercriminal stealing money from your bank accounts, or monetizing your customers’ personal financial information, but have you considered that an attacker might be able to steal money from you through your utility bill, and maintenance budget for computer hardware? Cryptocurrency mining through malicious advertising on popular sites like YouTube is the new theft and could put your organization's bottom line at risk.

Topics: Penetration Testing, cybersecurity, advanced penetration testing, incident response, Malware, Attack Surface