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Ten things you didn’t know about the Umbrella roaming client

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:23:19 +0000

Ten things you didn’t know about the Umbrella roaming client. You may already know that the Umbrella roaming client is a small endpoint agent that provides on and off-network protection for Windows and Mac laptops. Here are ten other things you probably didn’t know! 1. It handles most internal domains automatically. The roaming client automatically sends […]

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BSidesPDX/LA 2016

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:15:50 +0000

BSidesPDX Celebrating its third year, BSidesPDX took over the Oregon Convention Center in delightfully rainy Portland. Though one of the smaller BSides events, it’s drawn the attention of many in the security community, notably keynote speaker Senator Ron Wyden.  It’s a challenge to find lawmakers sympathetic to cybersecurity professionals, especially given the current political climate, so Wyden’s […]

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PhishFinder: Hook, Line and Sinker

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:08:26 +0000

Harvesting phishing sites for filtering has always been somewhat of an ongoing, uphill battle. Many phishing sites are designed to look as close to the legitimate webpages they’re imitating as possible. The more genuine looking, the greater the chance of someone willingly agreeing to hand over sensitive personal information, and also the tougher it is […]

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Visualizing the Evolution

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 23:28:00 +0000

Evolutionary data is a collection of past events and circumstances. Understanding it can be extremely valuable, because it reveals history, brings insights to the present, and often times forecasts the future well. In this post we’ll outline some useful techniques for visualizing evolutionary data and provide tips to make a powerful impact.   The data At OpenDNS, […]

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Source Seattle 2016 Conference

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:11:21 +0000

SOURCE Conference Seattle On October 12th and 13th I was given the opportunity to share some of my Domain Generation Algorithm (DGA) research to another SOURCE Conference audience, this time in Seattle, Washington. Day 1 Richard Thieme kicked off the conference with his talk entitled “Play Through the Pain? – The Impact of Forbidden Knowledge […]

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Bitcoin Phishing: The Next Wave

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 14:05:56 +0000

Bitcoin Phishing Not Losing Momentum In June, we examined a new wave of Bitcoin wallet phishing against a backdrop of pre-Brexit anxiety and Bitcoin’s price skyrocketing past $775. A lot has happened since then: the UK voted to leave the EU, some big Bitcoin wallets were hacked, and the price of Bitcoin plunged (though is now rebounding). […]

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BSides Las Vegas and BlackHat USA Recap

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 16:27:34 +0000

Earlier in August, a few of us from Security Research at OpenDNS left our hoodies behind in San Francisco to endure the 100+ degree blazing heat of Las Vegas, NV to attend BSides Las Vegas, and BlackHat USA. We look forward to this week every year to have the opportunity to share our research and network with the […]

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