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May 17, 2024

Detecting the STRRAT Malware Family

Introduction In this edition of Corelight’s Hunt of the Month blog, we bring you a STRRAT malware detector. In recent months STRRAT has become one of the top malware families submitted to Any.Run’s malware sandbox: Read more »

Additional Posts

How Can Kill Webs Change Security Thinking?

In my previous article, I proposed ways that modern network-derived evidence applies to the cyber kill chain—a concept created by Eric Hutchins, Michael Cloppert, and Rohan Amin that changed how security teams approach defending their digital... Read more »

Black Hat NOC USA 2023: A tale of sharp needles in a stack of dull needles

During Black Hat 2023 in Las Vegas, our Corelight team worked effectively and speedily with our first-rate Black Hat NOC partners Arista, Cisco, Lumen, NetWitness and Palo Alto Networks. I was fortunate enough to be a member of the NOC team at the... Read more »

How Does the Kill Chain Apply to Network-Derived Evidence?

When Eric M. Hutchins, Michael J. Cloppert, and Rohan M. Amin published their paper “Intelligence-Driven Computer Network Defense Informed by Analysis of Adversary Campaigns and Intrusion Kill Chains” in late 2010, they changed the way security... Read more »

Detecting Gozi Banking Malware

As a principal security researcher on Corelight’s Labs team, I help to solve difficult network security research problems at scale. Corelight’s customers might recognize some of my work if you see the packages “VPN Insights” or “App ID” on your... Read more »

Detections and Findings using Corelight in the Black Hat Asia NOC

As promised, we wanted to dedicate a blog to detections and findings from the network operations center (NOC) at Black Hat Asia 2023 as a follow up to our Lessons Learned blog. Some of these discoveries may not surprise the seasoned analyst or... Read more »

Detecting Storm-0558 using Corelight evidence

While there have been many intrusions, compromises, breaches, and incidents that have made news in the IT and InfoSec industries throughout 2022 and into this year, when events or threats like Storm-0558 gain coverage by mainstream media, we often... Read more »

I have trust issues and so does my CISO

Trust is hard to earn but necessary for any successful relationship. As organizations build the systems to support Zero Trust, they find themselves balancing security and functionality across their operations. Incident Response and Network... Read more »

How SOCs can level up their PCAP game with Smart PCAP (Part 2)

This is the second in a 2 part series on Corelight Smart PCAP. If you missed Part 1, you can find it here. In terms of unencrypted traffic, several highly used protocols lend themselves to logging and can significantly reduce the burden of packet... Read more »

Extending visibility through our new ICS/OT collection

Increasingly, security teams are tasked with identifying, understanding, and managing risk around devices that may live outside the traditional IT umbrella. Operational Technology (OT) refers to computing systems that are used to manage and process... Read more »

Lessons Learned Deploying Corelight in the Black Hat Asia NOC

Lessons Learned Deploying Corelight in the Black Hat Asia NOC

Last month, Corelight had the distinct privilege of joining Cisco, NetWitness, Palo Alto Networks, Arista, and our internet service provider, MyRepublic, to provide availability and network security overwatch to the Black Hat Asia network in... Read more »