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September 19, 2011 | Dominique Karg

OISF/Suricata Brainstorming session

Just attended the OISF Suricata brainstorming session, it was really fun (unlike the RSA one ;-)).Happening at the same venue than RAID 11 (which I’ll be attending with Jaime too), it was 3+ hours of brainstorming, discussing IDS/IPS and learning about a bunch of new concepts.I think they’re doing a real good job on it and…

September 19, 2011 | Dominique Karg

To blog or not to blog?

I’ve got a doubt here. I really like G+ and I also want to Blog again about various things… but I have no idea how to get the best of both without repeating work.I guess for now I’ll be posting here and sharing on G+ :-) …

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September 16, 2011 | Dominique Karg

3.0 is out!!!

We’re proud to announce the immediate availability of our newest release. This release has huge improvements, but the best way to check it out is:Check out the slideshare slides. Download it!Enjoy :-)…

January 13, 2011 | Dominique Karg

Top 5 reasons for choosing Alienvault

This was a response from a customer whom I’m keeping anonymous unless he wants to step up, I was glad to read that and it always feels good to have this type of feedback.Sure…here they are in order of importance to me.1. - Industry standard open source software - I don’t care who you are, if…

January 4, 2011 | Jaime Blasco

Inside Geinimi Android Trojan. Chapter Two: How to check remotely the presence of the trojan

In this chapter, we continue describing some of the trojan components. We realized that the code contains some ServerSocket stuff so let’s take a look at the system.To obtain more information about a process on android we can upload the lsof tool to a rooted via adb tools. You can download the lsof static file here http:/…

January 3, 2011 | Jaime Blasco

Inside Geinimi Android Trojan. Chapter One: Encrypted data and communication

Last week a new trojan affecting Android phones has been discovered. Called Geinimi, the trojan is hidden into other existing apps.At the moment, it has been detected only in third-party Chinese app markets and Google Android Market does not seem to be compromised.The main difference between Geinimi and previously discovered Android Trojans is the potential to communicate with…

December 27, 2010 | Dominique Karg

Company status update

2010 has been an incredibly exciting year for Alienvault. The goals were set high and a lot of new stuff was supposed to happen, looking back at it now I first realize what we have achieved and how much work we’ve put into it.On October 2009 both the Alienvault CEO and CTO joined a trip to Silicon Valley promoted…

August 4, 2010 | Jaime Blasco

Analysis of Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.FakePlayer.a

Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.FakePlayer.a is one of the first malicious programs detected on Android Smartphones.The program camouflages itself to look like a media player application and begins sending SMS to premium numbers without the user’s knowledge.To analyze the .APK android file we can use the android-apktool (http://code.google.com/p/android-apktool/) to decode the application resources…

July 26, 2010 | Jaime Blasco

Scada: New threat targets critical infrastructure systems

A new malware called Stuxnet is currently targeting Scada systems. This could be one of the thousands of pieces of malware used by criminals but I want to emphasize some of the characteristics that make this attempt important enough to think over.The malware is designed specifically to attack Siemens WinCC systems. This software controls and monitors industrial processes such…

April 29, 2010 | Dominique Karg

How would you describe OSSIM?

We’re currently giving http://www.alienvault.com a minor facelift.What we want to feature there is nice things actual users can say about OSSIM. So if you’re a happy OSSIM user and don’t mind being quoted (anonymous references are welcome of course) on our frontpage, please comment on this post so that we can…

March 25, 2010 | Dominique Karg

Coming soon…

I’m not dead nor is the blog, it’s just that twitter is so much easier for busy/lazy peopleI intend to write four more tutorial series pretty soon, namelyNetflow stuffKismet stuffOpenVPN inter-component config, setup and tricksMultiuser samples/setupI hope to be able to bring out one every two weeks aprox, let’s…

March 15, 2010 | Dominique Karg

New life, new blog platform (again!)

I decided to move from the old blogging platform to blogger.com. (And now to Labs!!!)I did setup pyblosxom for http://www.alienvault.com/blog/dk but I noticed that I was getting more and more tired of having to edit the html manually, copy it to the host, preview it, move it to the right place, etc, etc… …

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