SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Blog: Category - Advanced Persistent Threat

SANS ThreatConnect DFIR Threat Intelligence Sharing Community Announced

ARLINGTON, Va.-(BUSINESS WIRE)-ThreatConnect Inc., creator of the most widely adopted Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP), today announceda partnership with SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR). The partnership will bring together the two organizations' strengths - ThreatConnect's Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) aggregation, analytics and community collaboration with SANS' cutting-edge Incident Response training courses. "We are seeing … Continue reading SANS ThreatConnect DFIR Threat Intelligence Sharing Community Announced


Threat Hunting and Incident Response Summit - CFP - Closing 12 Oct

The inaugural Threat Hunting and Incident Response Summit will be held in New Orleans, LA on April 12- 13, 2016. The Threat Hunting & Incident Response Summit 2016 focuses on specific hunting and incident response techniques and capabilities that can be used to identify, contain, and eliminate adversaries targeting your networks. Attend this summit … Continue reading Threat Hunting and Incident Response Summit - CFP - Closing 12 Oct


Hindering Exploitation by Analysing Process Launches

Malware can do some nasty things to your system, but it needs to get on there first. Thankfully, users have become more suspicious of files named FunnyJokes.doc.exe and so malware authors have had to become more innovative, using a mix of social engineering and the constant stream of 0-day browser exploits to land evil code … Continue reading Hindering Exploitation by Analysing Process Launches


Detecting Shellcode Hidden in Malicious Files

A challenge both reverse engineers and automated sandboxes have in common is identifying whether a particular file is malicious or not. This is especially true if the malicious aspects are obfuscated and only triggered under very specific circumstances. There are a number of techniques available to try and identify embedded shellcode, for example searching for … Continue reading Detecting Shellcode Hidden in Malicious Files


Call For Presenters — DFIR Prague 2015 #DFIRPrague

Submit your submissions to dfireuropecfp@sans.org by 5 pm BST on 1 June, 2015 with the subject "SANS DFIR Europe Summit." Dates: Summit Date: - 11 October, 2015 Pre-Summit Training Course Dates: 5-10 October, 2015 Post-Summit Training Course Dates: 12-17 October, 2015 Summit Venue: Angelo Hotel Prague Radlicka 1-G, Prague 5 Prague, CZ Phone: +420 234 … Continue reading Call For Presenters — DFIR Prague 2015 #DFIRPrague