Category Archives: Privacy

Mirai DDoS Botnet: Source Code & Binary Analysis

Mirai is a DDoS botnet that has gained a lot of media attraction lately due to high impact attacks such as on journalist Brian Krebs and also for one of the biggest DDoS attacks on Internet against ISP Dyn, cutting … Continue reading

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Equation APT analysis using Security Data Science platform: BinSecSweeper

As many readers already know, at VULNEX we have been working on our BinSecSweeper project whose development began in 2013 thanks to an award by US DARPA within its pilot program Cyber Fast Track (CFT) and we were the only … Continue reading

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Race to 0day in Nation State Operating Systems

Operating System change is coming… We all know that Windows still dominates the desktop arena with Linux and MacOS trying to catch up and that Android dominates the mobile space with iOS and Windows Phone trying to catch up as … Continue reading

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VULNEX Award and RSA USA speaker experience!

February has been both very interesting and busy! On February 17th I had the pleasure of collecting the first award of VULNEX by Spanish security magazine Red Seguridad for IT Innovation for our collaboration with DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects … Continue reading

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Enterprise Computer Security must CHANGE

Last week I had the pleasure of giving a talk entitled “Cyber Security: time for change” on my vision of corporate cyber security posture during an event organized by Page Personnel Spain (thanks for having me!), and I already advance … Continue reading

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AppSec: Myths about Obfuscation and Reversing Python

Python is an easy and powerful programming language that allows us to write sophisticated programs: Dropbox and BitTorrent are excellent examples. It is common that Python programs are delivered in source code, but in some cases different techniques like obfuscation … Continue reading

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A tale of Government Trojans

Sorry, only in Spanish 🙂 — Simon Roses Femerling

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AppSec: Build Rooted Detection in your App

For various reasons many Apps need to detect if the phone has been “rooted” and in this article will see different techniques for this purpose. Since it is common to see this type of questions in development forums, I thought … Continue reading

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OSINT + Python = Custom Hacking

Last May 10 and 11 the course of Computer Forensic Expert was held in Reus (Spain) by the Asociación Nacional de Tasadores y Peritos Judiciales Informáticos (ANTPJI), which I am member and one of the instructors, where I had the … Continue reading

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AppSec: Improve your software security with GCC Stack Protector Strong

The other day helping out a client to develop secure software it came to my mind that this topic could be of interest to my readers. Obviously this topic is quite wide, but in this article I will focus in … Continue reading

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