Aug 7, 2016

Cybersec Brief w/c 1st August 2016

Selected cybersecurity events of the week commencing Monday 1st August 2016.

Tools, Techniques & Procedures

Dark Web OSINT automation with python and OnionScan
In-depth description and coding tutorial in python.
http://www.automatingosint.com/blog/2016/07/dark-web-osint-with-python-and-onionscan-part-one/

FireEye releases Fakenet-NG to provide malware analysts and Pentesters with a configurable traffic interception framework
https://github.com/fireeye/flare-fakenet-ng

A multiplayer framework for Pentesters during engagements
Make Pentesting a gamified collaborative effort and maximize the synergies of Pentesters working together.
https://www.faradaysec.com/

Salesforce releases Vulnreport, a tool to automate Pentest / Vulnerability Management reporting
The tool is meant to help Pentesters increase efficiency and focus on the testing rather than the reporting.
https://medium.com/salesforce-open-source/introducing-vulnreport-b3ad324411a1#.mrys1asz0
http://vulnreport.io/


Cybercrime

FossHub hacked - Software Audacity & Classic-Shell was bundled with malware
http://www.infosecisland.com/blogview/24798-FossHub-Hacked-Distributes-Malware-Packed-Audacity-and-Classic-Shell.html


Research & Reports

FireEye releases ICS Vulnerability Trend Report
https://www2.fireeye.com/rs/848-DID-242/images/ics-vulnerability-trend-report-final.pdf

IBM claims to have created artificial spiking neurons, opening possible advancements in AI 
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/08/03/ibm_phase_change_material_neuron_modelling/

High frequency bug hunting: 120 bugs in 120 days. A report
https://shubs.io/high-frequency-security-bug-hunting-120-days-120-bugs/





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