Living Off The Land: Suspicious System32

The services below are some of the most commonly abused services for malicious parties to "live of the land". Each are built into Windows and inherit trust by default. Because of this, security controls won't ever be able to fully isolate them without affecting the operating system. For example, your endpoint protection can't block command prompt and Powershell because engineers use them for automation tasks, nor can it block task scheduler or certuitl.......

How The Phishers Phish

When thinking of phishing, you might think of ‘Winning the Nigeran lottery’ or ‘Paying a small holding fee so that a prince can make you rich’. These were common attempts back in the day and the aim was to trick you so that you would send the scammer money. Since then, Phisher-men and women have evolved and are now using new techniques. What these people want though are very different things. Nowadays these types of attacks aim to steal personal details, credentials, money or even to infect the users machine......