SANS ISC Diary - Phishing e-mail advertisement?
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A new Diary of mine was published today on the SANS Internet Storm Center website. In this one, we’ll take a look at a slightly unusual phishing message that contained text reminiscent of an advertisement for Xerox products…

Podcast with about (not just) work from home security
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I’ve been invited to do a podcast with some time back, and the resulting recording was published today. Mark Allen, Gaper’s business development director, and I spent nearly 20 minutes talking about different security aspects of work from home, general security awareness and several other topics. If you’re looking for a light, security-related podcast listen to, this one might not be a bad choice…

Open ports statistics for 2021
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The year 2021 is behind us which means that the time has come for us to take a look at how the internet changed over its 365 days...

TriOp update - version 1.4 (and Shodan Trends)
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I’ve published version 1.4 of TriOp today. The only change in this version is the addition of CVE-2021-31206 (vulnerability used in the ProxyShell attack) to the relevant search list. One additional point that deserves a mention is that Shodan has recently opened access to a new service called Shodan Trends...

Open ports statistics for Q3 2021
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Only the last three months remain until the end of 2021, which means it's time for a look at how the internet as a whole changed in the third quarter of the year...

Interview - ECSC 2021
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Prague is currently hosting this year’s European Cyber Security Challenge - an international security competition for teams of young talents from different European countries. Since I am the author of one of the practical challenges that make up the competition and ALEF is one of its sponsors, I was asked for a short interview by the competition’s organizers in the run up to the Challenge itself. The resulting video was published on Youtube today.