Author: Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit™ Threat Intelligence Date: 07 October 2015 Summary While tracking a suspected Iran-based threat group known as Threat Group-2889 (TG-2889), Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit™ (CTU) researchers uncovered a network of fake LinkedIn profiles. These convincing profiles form a self-referenced network of seemingly established LinkedIn users. CTU researchers assess with
The security services company releases a distribution of 140 programs for penetration testers who need to launch attacks and tools from an instance of Windows. Kali Linux has become the standard tool for offensive security specialists, but for penetration testers who need native Windows functionality, there has not been a similarly maintained set of tools.
Google Alphabet incubator Jigsaw says knowing how to spot a phish plus two-factor authentication are the best defenses against falling for a phishing email. Jigsaw, Google Alphabet’s incubator subsidiary, has launched a free online phishing quiz so users can test how well they can spot a malicious email message. Justin Henck, Jigsaw product manager, said