SOCaaS

Zero-Day Attck Giacomo Lanzi

Zero-Day attack: what they are and how to defend yourself with SOCaaS

A Zero-Day attack (also known as 0-day) exploits a software vulnerability unknown to security officers and the software vendor. Hackers can exploit the weakness, as long as it is not mitigated, through Zero-Day exploit or, indeed, attack. The term “zero-day” originally referred to the number of days after the software was released. A “zero-day” software, therefore, meant a program obtained…

Data Exfiltration cover Giacomo Lanzi

Data Exfiltration: defense against data theft

A common definition of data exfiltration is the theft, removal, or unauthorized movement of any data from a device. Data exfiltration typically involves a cybercriminal stealing data from personal or corporate devices, such as computers and cell phones, through various cyberattack methods. Failure to control information security can lead to data loss which can cause financial and reputational damage to…

Ransomware Critici Cover Giacomo Lanzi

Critical ransomware: examples of successful attacks

There have been critical cases of ransomware of note lately. Tor Vergata University suffered an attack that knocked out about a hundred computers. Access to the systems by teachers and students has been blocked. The attack affected a number of documents related to COVID-19 research that were encrypted and then made inaccessible. In addition, two other noteworthy cases shook hospitals…

Long-term Search Cover Giacomo Lanzi

Long-term search: what’s new in the SOCaaS service

Ransomware commonly comes up with an email that tricks users into trusting a malicious file. Many of the most recent data breaches have been completed because a user has been the victim of such an attack in the previous period. Threats such as ransomware, which focus on user compromise, are causing more and more companies to adopt user and entity…

shadow IT Giacomo Lanzi

Shadow IT: an overview

The practice of shadow IT is the use of computer systems, devices, software, applications and services without the explicit approval of the IT department. In recent years, it has grown exponentially with the adoption of cloud-based applications and services. While shadow IT could improve employee productivity and drive innovation, it can also introduce serious security risks to the organization due…

Insider Threat, le minacce dall'interno Giacomo Lanzi

Insider threat: identifying and fighting them

Insider threats are difficult to spot because they come from within your organization. Employees, contractors and partners require different levels of login credentials in order to perform their work. Attackers can trick these insiders into accessing them or offering them money to knowingly steal valuable information from the company. Traditional security solutions focus on protecting the organization from external attackers….

UEBA Giacomo Lanzi

UEBA: Behavior Analysis Explained

Classic cyber threat defense tools and systems are rapidly becoming obsolete, and there are ways to overcome them. What remains confidently common among cyber criminals attempting an attack is the intent of the attack itself. Indeed, knowing that there are systems capable of detecting indicators of compromise (IOC), it is natural that competent hackers will try not to leave traces…

SOAR Giacomo Lanzi

SOAR: coordination for cyber security

SOAR (Security Orchestration, Automation and Response) technology helps coordinate, execute and automate activities between people and tools, enabling companies to respond quickly to cyber security attacks. The aim is to improve their overall security position. SOAR tools use playbooks (strategies and procedures) to automate and coordinate workflows which may include security tools and manual tasks. How does SOAR help in…

SOAR Security Orchestration Giacomo Lanzi

SOAR: what it is and how it can be useful for companies

An increasing number of companies leverage SOAR to improve the effectiveness of their cybersecurity operations. In this article, we explain how harnessing the value of SOAR could be crucial to improving the security of your organization. What is SOAR? Coined by the research firm Gartner, Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) is a term used to describe the convergence of…

Next Generation SIEM Giacomo Lanzi

Next Generation SIEM: where are we?

SIEM has existed for quite some time, but it is not yet well understood. Also, the fact that technology has evolved significantly in recent years doesn’t help shed some light. Today we see where we are, trying to understand the Next Generation SIEM and the managed systems offered as services that make use of the latest generation SIEM (SOCaaS, for…

SIEM informatica Giacomo Lanzi

SIEM in computer science: history

A SIEM solution in IT is one of the essential components of a SOC (Security Operation Center). Its task is to collect information and analyze it in search of anomalies and possible breaches in the system. But the defense process hasn’t always been that simple. What we now call SIEM, Security Information and Event Management, is the union of two…

SIEM - Raccolta e analisi dei dati Giacomo Lanzi

SIEM software: what it is and how it works

Evolving beyond its roots in log file management, today’s security information and event management (SIEM) software vendors are introducing AI, advanced statistical analysis and other analytical methods into their products. . But what is SIEM software and what are its uses? SIEM software Acronym for Security Information and Event Management, it is a product that provides cyber security professionals in…

Network Lateral Movement Giacomo Lanzi

What is a Network Lateral Movement and how to defend yourself

During a cyber attack, hackers have only one goal in mind. This goal could be accessing a developer’s machine and stealing a project’s source code, analyzing emails from a particular executive, or extracting customer data from a server. All they have to do is log into the machine or system that contains the data they want, right? Not exactly. Actually,…

Mitre Att&ck cover Giacomo Lanzi

Mitre Att&ck ™: an overview

Mitre Att&ck is a global knowledge base of adversary tactics and techniques based on real observations of cyber attacks. These are displayed in arrays organized by attack tactics, from initial system access and data theft to machine control. There are arrays for common desktop platforms (Linux, macOS and Windows) and for mobile ones. What is MITRE ATT&CK ™ and what does…

SOCaaS - Post Cover Giacomo Lanzi

Is SOCaaS useful for your business?

In today’s article, we’ll explain what a Security Operations Center (SOC) is and help determine if a SOC-as-a-Service (SOCaaS) solution is right for your business. Just because you have to manage cybersecurity doesn’t mean your business has to deal with cybersecurity. In fact, your core business could be pretty much anything else. Proper management of IT security, however, is essential…

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  • Backdoor.Win32.Hupigon.adef / Remote Stack Buffer Overflow January 22, 2021
    Posted by malvuln on Jan 22Discovery / credits: Malvuln - malvuln.com (c) 2021 Original source: https://malvuln.com/advisory/c8f55ce7bbec784a97d7bfc6d7b1931f.txt Contact: malvuln13 () gmail com Media: twitter.com/malvuln Threat: Backdoor.Win32.Hupigon.adef Vulnerability: Remote Stack Buffer Overflow Description: Backdoor Hupigon (Cracked by bartchen) bartchen () vip sina com, listens on TCP ports 8001,8002,8003,8004 and 8005. Sending a large contaminated HTTP POST request...
  • Backdoor.Win32.Xel / Remote Authentication Buffer Overflow January 22, 2021
    Posted by malvuln on Jan 22Discovery / credits: Malvuln - malvuln.com (c) 2021 Original source: https://malvuln.com/advisory/3648c68bfe395fb9980ae547d881572c.txt Contact: malvuln13 () gmail com Media: twitter.com/malvuln Threat: Backdoor.Win32.Xel Vulnerability: Remote Authentication Buffer Overflow Description: Xel listens on TCP port 8023 and requires authentication good for them!, upon connecting you are greeted with a password prompt: XeL TROJAN based […]
  • Backdoor.Win32.Verify.f / Missing Authentication January 22, 2021
    Posted by malvuln on Jan 22Discovery / credits: Malvuln - malvuln.com (c) 2021 Original source: https://malvuln.com/advisory/119cd00c48678d63ec07762a7ff08ac7.txt Contact: malvuln13 () gmail com Media: twitter.com/malvuln Threat: Backdoor.Win32.Verify.f Vulnerability: Missing Authentication Description: Backdoor.Win32.Verify by pMK, yet another self-hating backdoor as it lacks authentication granting access to whoever can reach the infected system. This malware listens on...
  • Backdoor.Win32.Onalf / Missing Authentication January 22, 2021
    Posted by malvuln on Jan 22Discovery / credits: Malvuln - malvuln.com (c) 2021 Original source: https://malvuln.com/advisory/ba815d409cd714c0eac010b5970f6408.txt Contact: malvuln13 () gmail com Media: twitter.com/malvuln Threat: Backdoor.Win32.Onalf Vulnerability: Missing Authentication Description: WinRemoteShell (Onalf) listens for commands on TCP port 2020. Interestingly, it will only start listening once it can connect outbound to SMTP port 25. Not much […]
  • Backdoor.Win32.WinShell.30 / Remote Stack Buffer Overflow / Missing Authentication January 22, 2021
    Posted by malvuln on Jan 22Discovery / credits: Malvuln - malvuln.com (c) 2021 Original source: https://malvuln.com/advisory/56a2b135c8d35561ea5b04694155eb77.txt Contact: malvuln13 () gmail com Media: twitter.com/malvuln Threat: Backdoor.Win32.WinShell.30 Vulnerability: Remote Stack Buffer Overflow / Missing Authentication Description: WinShell.30 listens on TCP port 5277 for commands. Attackers or responders who can reach the infected host can trigger a buffer […]
  • Backdoor.Win32.Zxman / Missing Authentication January 22, 2021
    Posted by malvuln on Jan 22Discovery / credits: Malvuln - malvuln.com (c) 2021 Original source: https://malvuln.com/advisory/6b2a9304d1c7a63365db0f9fd12d39b0.txt Contact: malvuln13 () gmail com Media: twitter.com/malvuln Threat: Backdoor.Win32.Zxman Vulnerability: Missing Authentication Description: Backdoor.Win32.Zxman by Zx-man listens on TCP port 2048 for commands. However, anyone who can reach the infected host can take control as there is no authentication […]
  • Backdoor.Win32.Whisper.b / Remote Stack Corruption January 22, 2021
    Posted by malvuln on Jan 22Discovery / credits: Malvuln - malvuln.com (c) 2021 Original source: https://malvuln.com/advisory/a0edb91f62c8c083ec35b32a922168d1.txt Contact: malvuln13 () gmail com Media: twitter.com/malvuln Threat: Backdoor.Win32.Whisper.b Vulnerability: Remote Stack Corruption Description: Whisper.b listens on TCP port 113 and connects to port 6667, deletes itself drops executable named rundll32.exe in Windows\System dir. The malware is prone to […]
  • Backdoor.Win32.Whirlpool.10 / Remote Stack Buffer Overflow January 22, 2021
    Posted by malvuln on Jan 22Discovery / credits: Malvuln - malvuln.com (c) 2021 Original source: https://malvuln.com/advisory/bf0682b674ef23cf8ba0deeaf546f422.txt Contact: malvuln13 () gmail com Media: twitter.com/malvuln Threat: Backdoor.Win32.Whirlpool.10 Vulnerability: Remote Stack Buffer Overflow Description: Whirlpool listens on UDP Datagram ports 8848 and 8864. Sending a 192 byte payload to port 8864 triggers a stack buffer overflow overwriting both […]
  • Backdoor.Win32.Zombam.geq / Remote Buffer Overflow January 22, 2021
    Posted by malvuln on Jan 22Discovery / credits: Malvuln - malvuln.com (c) 2021 Original source: https://malvuln.com/advisory/fd14cc7f025f49a3e08b4169d44a774e.txt Contact: malvuln13 () gmail com Media: twitter.com/malvuln Threat: Backdoor.Win32.Zombam.geq Vulnerability: Remote Buffer Overflow Description: Zombam.geq listens for connections on TCP port 80 and trys connect to SMTP port 25. By sending a HTTP GET request of about 2000 bytes […]
  • [REVIVE-SA-2021-001] Revive Adserver Vulnerabilities January 22, 2021
    Posted by Matteo Beccati via Fulldisclosure on Jan 22======================================================================== Revive Adserver Security Advisory REVIVE-SA-2021-001 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ https://www.revive-adserver.com/security/revive-sa-2021-001 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ CVE-IDs: CVE-2021-22871, CVE-2021-22872, CVE-2021-22873 Date:...

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