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Case 1

By |2019-10-16T12:11:09-05:00August 27th, 2019|Categories: Attribution, Breach, Case Study, Contracts, Cyber, Defensive Methodology, Disclosure, Forensic, Hacking, Hunting, Incident Response, Laws, Reports|Tags: |

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CompSec Direct receives media mentions as the result from incident response services offered to Hacienda of Puerto Rico

By |2019-08-15T13:19:41-05:00March 18th, 2017|Categories: Attribution, Contracts, Cyber, Defensive Methodology, Hunting, Incident Response, Reports|Tags: , , , , |

The Center of Investigative News (Centro de Periodismo Investigativo) published an excellent summary of events from the situation the department of Hacienda faced in early March of 2017. Our early involvement in this event helped the citizens of Puerto Rico during an already difficult economic situation. We will continue to work with the department of Hacienda [...]

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CompSec Direct solicited for subject matter expertise on Incident Response for Hacienda of Puerto Rico

By |2019-08-15T13:19:41-05:00March 10th, 2017|Categories: Attribution, Contracts, Defensive Methodology, Hunting, Incident Response, Reports|Tags: , , , |

CompSec Direct was asked to provide incident response services to the department of Hacienda, the Treasury department of Puerto Rico, on March 7,2017. The department of Hacienda was experiencing daily losses of approximately $20 million dollars a day due to the severity and impact of ransomware on the government network. CompSec Direct's president, Jose Fernandez, led [...]

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Forcepoint 2015 Threat Report

By |2019-08-15T13:19:42-05:00February 15th, 2016|Categories: Attribution, Cyber, Defensive Methodology, Forensic, Hacking, Hunting, Pen-testing, Reports, Tor|

An excellent publication from Forcepoint that covers CnC malware, malicious insiders and attribution. Unlike other threat reports, this report covers multiple human factors that are often neglected in technical reports. In some cases, human error and predisposition to reuse malware has lead thee researchers to determine a high probability of configuration reuse which leads to easier [...]

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Why going after wp-config is a quick way to get banned

By |2019-08-15T13:19:42-05:00January 15th, 2016|Categories: Attribution, Defensive Methodology, Hacking, Reports, Wordpress|

Internet sites with Wordpress are normally exploited with ease in two ways: 1. Vulnerable plugins or a vulnerability in Wordpress. 2. Reading backup's of the wp-config.php file. The first is actually more common place. The second assumes the admin that maintains Wordpress leaves a backup or older version of the file readable by any visitor that [...]

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Bsides PR 2015 – Fun with Tor : How anonymity services complicate actor attribution CompSec Direct

By |2019-08-15T13:19:43-05:00May 29th, 2015|Categories: Attribution, Defensive Methodology, Demo, Hacking, Tor|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Hello from Puerto Rico. Here are our slides from Jose Fernandez's talk on Tor and attribution. We are very exited to have participated in BSides PR 2015, and look forward to speaking again in the future. By the time we got to the beach, the Internet is hopefully in a slightly better state than we left [...]

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