January 2015

6,000 Digital Certificates Used to Sign Malware, PUAs in 2014: Kaspersky

The large number of recent incidents involving malicious or potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) signed with digital certificates should make users and system administrators aware of the fact that digital signatures must not be blindly trusted, Kaspersky has warned.
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Army Research Lab Releases Dshell Forensics Framework

The U.S. Army has released to open source an internal forensics analysis framework that the Army Research Lab has been using for some time. The framework, known as Dshell, is a Python tool that runs on Linux and its designed to help analysts investigate compromises within their environments. The goal in open sourcing the framework […]