Lateral Movement Technique by Hidden Cobra Threat Actor

US Cert recently issued notification regarding malicious cyber activity by the North Korean government [1] as Hidden Cobra.  There are two families of malware used by the North Korean Government. Remote Access Tool (RAT) known as Jonap A Server Message Block (SMB)...
Using Deep Learning for Information Security – Part 1

Using Deep Learning for Information Security – Part 1

Authors: Balamurali A R and Satnam Singh Post Web 2.0, data generated on the internet has increased manifold. This has led to the use of data driven approaches to solve many traditional problems across different industry verticals. Among them, deep learning-based (DL)...
Deception Deployment Strategies : Threat Agnostic vs. Service Agnostic

Deception Deployment Strategies : Threat Agnostic vs. Service Agnostic

 In our previous blogs[1][2], we have shared details of detection of breach campaigns and worms by using Deception. A  Distributed Deception Platform (DDP) consists of the breadcrumbs and lures at the endpoint pointing to the honey services in the network. The DDP can...
Detection of  Breach Campaigns by using Distributed Deception

Detection of Breach Campaigns by using Distributed Deception

Today’s breaches are predominantly carried out in a series of sophisticated, multi-stage attacks. The stages involved in such an attack can best be described by a “Cyber Kill Chain”. This, as per MITRE ATT&CK Adversary Tactic Model [11] breaks down cyber...
Detection of Prevalent Threats by Distributed Deception

Detection of Prevalent Threats by Distributed Deception

Today’s breaches are overwhelmingly carried out in a series of sophisticated, multi-stage attacks. The stages of such attacks can best be described by a “Cyber Kill Chain,” which as per MITRE ATT&CK Adversary Tactic Model [1] breaks down cyber intrusions into the...
A Game Between Adversary and Defender

A Game Between Adversary and Defender

The motivation for this blog is a question that has been circling in my head for a long time, and I have asked this question to many security analysts: Have they played a game with an adversary? or in other words – Have they engaged with an adversary? I got...