Impacket, an open source collection of Python modules for manipulating network protocols, contains several tools for remote service execution, Windows credential dumping, packet sniffing and Kerberos manipulation. CrowdStrike Services has seen an increased use of Impacket’s wmiexec module, primarily by ransomware and eCrime groups. Wmiexec leaves behind valuable forensic … [Read more...] about How to Detect and Prevent impacket’s Wmiexec
Too many fields! 3 ways to prevent mapping explosion in Elasticsearch
Too many fields! 3 ways to prevent mapping explosion in ElasticsearchEnglish简体中文한국어日本語FrançaisDeutschEspañolPortuguêsA system is said to be "observable" when it has three things: logs, metrics, and traces. While metrics and traces have predictable structures, logs (especially application logs) are usually unstructured data that need to be collected and parsed to be really … [Read more...] about Too many fields! 3 ways to prevent mapping explosion in Elasticsearch
Can Data Protection Systems Prevent Data At Rest Leakage?
Protection against insider risks works when the process involves controlling the data transfer channels or examining data sources. One approach involves preventing USB flash drives from being copied or sending them over email. The second one concerns preventing leakage or fraud in which an insider accesses files or databases with harmful intentions. What's the best way to … [Read more...] about Can Data Protection Systems Prevent Data At Rest Leakage?
How Organizations Can Prevent Users from Using Breached Passwords
There is no question that attackers are going after your sensitive account data. Passwords have long been a target of those looking to compromise your environment. Why would an attacker take the long, complicated way if they have the keys to the front door? No matter how extensive your security solutions are, protecting the various systems in your environment, your organization … [Read more...] about How Organizations Can Prevent Users from Using Breached Passwords
How to Get Better Protection with Falcon Prevent
Introduction This document and video will demonstrate how CrowdStrike’s Falcon Prevent offers superior next generation AV protection against all types of attacks through a single, lightweight agent and cloud delivered console. Video Simplified Management from the Cloud On the main Falcon dashboard, you see an overview of the events in our environment. On the right … [Read more...] about How to Get Better Protection with Falcon Prevent
Google, Mozilla, Apple Block Kazakhstan’s Root CA Certificate to Prevent Spying
In a move to protect its users based in Kazakhstan from government surveillance, Google, Apple and Mozilla finally today came forward and blocked Kazakhstan's government-issued root CA certificate within their respective web browsing software.Starting today, Chrome, Safari and Firefox users in Kazakhstan will see an error message stating that the "Qaznet Trust Network" … [Read more...] about Google, Mozilla, Apple Block Kazakhstan’s Root CA Certificate to Prevent Spying