Xwo - A Python-based bot scanner

April 2, 2019 | Tom Hegel
Tom Hegel

Tom Hegel

Tom is a Security Researcher at Alien Labs, a part of AT&T Cybersecurity. ,He can be found on LinkedIn and Twitter"

April 2, 2019 | Tom Hegel

Xwo - A Python-based bot scanner

Jaime Blasco and Chris Doman collaborated on this blog. Overview: Recently, AT&T Alien Labs identified a new malware family that is actively scanning for exposed web services and default passwords. Based on our findings we are calling it “Xwo” - taken from its primary module name. It is likely related to the previously reported malware families…

March 14, 2019 | Tom Hegel

Making it Rain - Cryptocurrency Mining Attacks in the Cloud

By Chris Doman and Tom Hegel Organizations of all sizes have made considerable shifts to using cloud-based infrastructure for their day-to-day business operations. However, cloud security hasn't always kept up with cloud adoption, and that leaves security gaps that hackers are more than happy to take advantage of. One of the most widely observed objectives of attacking an organization'…

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