beyond the grave

Beyond the Grave virus, is it a hoax or a warning sign?

Here’s why we think there is something interesting about the “Beyond the Grave Virus” supposedly affecting hedge funds. We were curious because there was some chatter about it being a hoax. While this can be (very) true, we think it was worth looking in to. Who knows, it may possibly be an early exploration expedition […]

protection

There is a difference between privacy and cyber(security).

We see too often that the terms privacy and security (cybersecurity) are used interchangeably and felt it was important to help people understand that they are not the same thing. Yes, there is a relationship between the two, but again, they are not the same thing. If you ask a group of cybsecurity professionals whether […]

Automated Password Cracking

Automating Password Cracking Using Responder and Hashcat! (Part 1)

Responder, one of the tools that is part of every pen-testers toolkit (if you are a pen-tester and you don’t use it, shame on you), is by far one of the greatest tools ever made. We use it on every internal and sometimes external pen test that we do. For those that aren’t familiar, responder […]

Windows Defender Bypass 10

How we were able to bypass Windows Defender on a Windows 10 machine to get a reverse shell!

It seems we just peaked your interest, right? Isn’t that the reason you are here reading this? It’s either that, or you are just trolling, you know who you are. We’ve experienced first-hand and have also heard from many of our fellow pen testers that anti-virus solutions, especially some of the next-gen solutions are easy […]

Incident Response - Cybersecurity Services - Hedge Fund, Private Equity, RIA, Asset Manager

Incident Response Plan – How do you move from developing one to testing it?

In general, you’ve prepared for disasters that range from a file server crashing, to a total loss of power, and maybe even a hurricane making your offices inhabitable. You’ve thought through various scenarios that could affect your business and developed plans and procedures to document those efforts. You’ve worked so diligently to develop Disaster Recovery, […]

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