SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Blog: Category - Computer Forensics

Uncovering Targeted Web-Based Malware Through Shapeshifting

Targeted Web-Based Malware? Malware authors are frequently observed leveraging server side scripting on their infrastructure to evade detection and better target their attacks. This includes both exploit kits and servers hosting secondary stage payloads, all of which can easily be set up to alter their responses based on the footprint of the visitor. This could … Continue reading Uncovering Targeted Web-Based Malware Through Shapeshifting


Coin Check: Win the challenge, join the elite list of lethal forensicators & take home a brand new DFIR challenge coin!

Hundreds of SANS Institute digital forensics students have stepped up to the challenge and conquered. They've mastered the concepts and skills, beat out their classmates, and proven their prowess. These are the elite, the recipients of the SANS Lethal Forensicator Coin, an award given to a select portion of the thousands of students that have … Continue reading Coin Check: Win the challenge, join the elite list of lethal forensicators & take home a brand new DFIR challenge coin!


Data Sanitization In The Virtual Realm and Cloud

In virtual realm data storage, while there are several solutions for sanitizing entire hard drives there are limited ways to properly sanitize the files for an individual virtual machine. If you take a virtual machine out of service it does not make sense to literally have to wipe the entire storage array to effectively … Continue reading Data Sanitization In The Virtual Realm and Cloud


4 Cheat Sheets for Malware Analysis

DFIR professionals have much to remember. Conveniently, 4 of Lenny Zeltser's cheat sheets summarize key tools and techniques for analyzing and reverse-engineering malicious software. Continue reading 4 Cheat Sheets for Malware Analysis


SANS Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit 2018 - CALL FOR SPEAKERS NOW OPEN

Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit & Training 2018 Call for Speakers- Now Open Summit Dates: January 29 & 30, 2018 Training Course Dates: January 31-February 5, 2018 Call for Presentations Closes on Monday, 7 August at 5 pm EDT. Submit your presentationhere Our 6th annual Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) Summit will be held in Bethesda, MD. … Continue reading SANS Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit 2018 - CALL FOR SPEAKERS NOW OPEN