How the Iranian Cyber Security Agency Detects Emissary Panda Malware

Other threat intelligence groups have previously publicised that the Chinese-attributed threat group, Emissary Panda (aka APT27, TG-3390, BRONZE UNION, Iron Tiger and LuckyMouse), have been targeting various sectors in the Middle East, including government organisations. On 15 December 2019, Iran's Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi, announced that Iranian authorities had detected foreign spying malware on their government servers which they attributed... Continue Reading →

Detecting Cyber Recon Using Network Signals

Author: David Monnier What's the value of a packet? How about three packets? In this post I'll show how you can identify potential reconnaissance being conducted on a network, including identifying the potential target, by taking specific note of one type of ICMP packet being produced by your border device. ICMP, or Internet Control Message... Continue Reading →

Azorult – what we see using our own tools

The Value of Being Able to Perform Threat Analysis outside the Boundaries of Your Enterprise... Looking at Dmitry Bestuzhev’s piece about AZORult cryptominer spreading as a fake ProtonVPN installer[1],   I took a glance in Augury at what we have for the malware hashes he provided and many are still very low in terms of their detection... Continue Reading →

Do you fly anon?

Author: Steve Santorelli Like many InfoSec professionals, I see the inside of a lot of airplanes. (However, I was not on that ship last month.) I recently flew back from our company HQ in Orlando to my home in California: Now, to set the scene, I’m on auto-pilot (no pun intended) as I travel. I... Continue Reading →

May 6 – 7: RISE Colombia

Team Cymru is pleased to announce RISE Colombia! Come see us there! We will be in Colombia from May 6 - 7. We are happy to be working with our partners from LACNIC to host this event alongside LACNIC33! For more information and to register for this event, please register here. Don't know the password?... Continue Reading →

January 13 – 15: RISE Finland

Team Cymru is pleased to announce RISE Finland! Come see us there! This event runs from January 13 - 15, 2020. We are happy to be coming back to the beauty of Finland and the Baltic Sea a second time! For more information and to register for this event, please register here. Don't know the... Continue Reading →

December 2 – 4: RISE USA

Team Cymru is pleased to announce RISE USA! Come see us there! This event is slated to take place December 2 - 4, 2019, in beautiful Lake Mary, Florida, where Team Cymru has our global Headquarters. We are happy to invite you to our backyard! For more information and to register for this event, please... Continue Reading →

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