Aug 1, 2016

Cybersec Brief w/c 25th July 2016

Selected cybersecurity events of the week commencing Monday 25th July 2016.

Tools, Techniques & Procedures

FireEye releases tool-roundup about some frequently used Red Teaming tools.
The round-up covers multiple phases of a Red Team engagement.
https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2016/07/red_team_tool_roundup.html

Nettitude consultants release PoshC2, a Powershell C2 post exploitation framework for Red Teaming.
The functionality and features are similar to Empire and CobaltStrike's Beacon.
https://github.com/nettitude/PoshC2

A 5-step how-to on how to get your Threat hunting team going.
http://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/how-to-roll-your-own-threat-intelligence-team/a/d-id/1326445?

A project dedicated to Threat hunting including various IoCs and tips.
http://www.threathunting.net/

Geo-Politics

US Democratic National Comittee hacked. Unconfirmed rumors say Russians are behind the attack.
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/jul/26/russia-hackers-democratic-national-committee-email-leak

German shooter buys gun on Darknet and lures victims in via hacked Facebook account.
http://www.networkworld.com/article/3099197/security/german-shooter-hacked-facebook-account-to-lure-victims-bought-gun-on-dark-net.html


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