Weekly News Roundup — May 19 to May 25

Weekly News Roundup — May 19 to May 25

Summary — A collection of infosec links to Tools & Tips, Threat Research, and more! The focus trends toward DFIR and threat intelligence, but general information security and hacking-related topics are included as well. This list is not vetted nor intended to be an exhaustive source, but simply a collection of items I found interesting…

Weekly News Roundup — May 12 to May 18

Weekly News Roundup — May 12 to May 18

Summary — A collection of infosec links to Tools & Tips, Threat Research, and more! The focus trends toward DFIR and threat intelligence, but general information security and hacking-related topics are included as well. This list is not vetted nor intended to be an exhaustive source, but simply a collection of items I found interesting…

Weekly News Roundup — May 5 to May 11

Weekly News Roundup — May 5 to May 11

Summary — A collection of infosec links to Tools & Tips, Threat Research, and more! The focus trends toward DFIR and threat intelligence, but general information security and hacking-related topics are included as well. This list is not vetted or intended to be an exhaustive source, but simply a collection of items I found interesting…

FlawedAmmyy RAT & Excel 4.0 Macros

FlawedAmmyy RAT & Excel 4.0 Macros

Summary According to Proofpoint’s Q4 2018 Quarterly Threat Report, the volume of Remote Access Tools (RATs) significantly increased from 2017 to 2018. Previously, RATs only accounted for just .04% of all observed malware in the email channel. However, by Q4 of 2018, this figure increased to over 8%, and a RAT variant known as FlawedAmmyy…