Posts by Joshua Cannell
Josh performs analysis on the latest threats. He has over 5 years of experience working with US intel agencies where he analyzed malware through reverse engineering. Find him on Twitter @joshcannell
A couple of months ago, I did an article on generic obfuscation techniques used to hide malware. It continues to be no surprise that malware tries to hide using an array of techniques that are easy to implement. I wanted to elaborate on one of those techniques I mentioned earlier, which was the exclusive or […]
As researchers find more security flaws in Oracle Java, the software continues to be used for exploitation and malware delivery. This year has been a shaky start for the cross-platform web technology, where it seems the number of documented vulnerabilities is hard to number. If you recall in January, we saw a zero-day later found […]
On March 20th, reports were circulating that a cyberattack had been conducted against broadcast networks and banks in South Korea. In typical reaction, it was suspected that North Korea may have been to blame, although no evidence has surfaced supporting this idea. However, it’s recently been reported that at least one of the bank attacks […]
Exploit Kits are a serious cyber threat today, estimated to be responsible for the vast percentage of malware infections worldwide. Exploit kits distributed currently through both public and underground sources appeal to a wide range of audiences, from inexperienced hackers to seasoned “black hat” cybercriminals. Perhaps you or someone you know may have heard about […]
UPDATE: As of 1/28, the Facebook page for Malwarebiter appears to have been deleted. Overview A few days ago Malwarebytes Intelligence Analyst Adam Kujawa released a Cyber-Threat Advisory on a fairly new anti-malware product on the web called “Malwarebiter”. This product grabbed our attention because of its similar name to Malwarebytes.