In this blog post, we show in detail how a known-plaintext attack on XOR encoding works, and automate it with custom tools to decrypt and extract the configuration of a Cobalt Strike beacon. If you are not interested in the theory, just in the tools, go straight to the conclusion 🙂 . A known-plaintext attack … Continue reading XOR Known-Plaintext Attacks
A quick post on how to extract AutoHotKey scripts from an AutoHotKey script compiled executable.
In this post we introduce Dark Cat, Anubis and Keyhole, three IcedID & Kakbot VNC backdoor variants NVISO observed. We'll follow by exposing common TTPs before revealing information leaked through the attackers' clipboard data.
Finally, as the last part of the blog series we will have a look at the network traffic observed. We will do this in two sections, the first one will cover a few things useful to know if we are in the situation that Wireshark can dissect the traffic for us. The second section will … Continue reading Investigating an engineering workstation – Part 4
This blog post will create a Sysmon archive quota through WMI event consumption to avoid storage exhaustion.
NVISO is proud to announce that it has successfully qualified as an APT Response service provider and is now recommended on the website of the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI). Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) are typically described as attack campaigns in which highly skilled, often state-sponsored, intruders orchestrate targeted, long-term attacks. Due to their … Continue reading NVISO approved as APT Response Service Provider