Restore Deleted Logs Using Python Script
12 Dec 2017
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When the Shadow Brokers released numerous hacking tools and exploits designed by the NSA-linked Equation Group, a lot of attention was given to the EternalBlue exploit. This was particularly the case in May this year when the EternalBlue exploit was leveraged with the WannaCry ransomware. The event made news headlines globally and managed to shut down large sections of the British National Health Service. With last year’s release of NSA tools there was one particularly nasty piece of malware, DanderSpritz.

Uber Again Shows How not to Deal with a Breach
29 Nov 2017
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Uber, the popular ride-hailing company, has an impressive history of making the news for almost all of the wrong reasons. This has happened to the extent that investors forced co-founder and ex-CEO Travis Kalanick to step down, paving the way for the new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to pick up the pieces from past indiscretions. In the most recent case of terrible news for the company, hackers stole names, email addresses and phone numbers of 50 million Uber riders around the world and the personal information of about 7 million drivers, including some 600,000 U.S. driver’s license numbers. The company has stated that no Social Security numbers, credit card information, trip location details, or other data were taken.

Terdot Banking Trojan
21 Nov 2017
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Hackers and malware authors have always been a crafty bunch. Specialists among them are skilled at flying under the radar and remaining undetected for extended periods of time. Part of their strategy is to keep their malicious intellectual property theirs. “Open source” malware is by no means stealthy, as everyone from professional to amateur has access to it. 

Vijilan Reaps the Reward for Hard Work
10 Nov 2017
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Vijilan is more than proud to announce that the company was recently awarded the Most Innovative solution at the recent ChannelPro Members Event held at the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel in New Jersey. What makes this award so special to us here at Vijilan is that the winner was chosen electronically by the attendees of the event. As this award was judged by our peers within the infosec industry, it serves as a validation of our aims to completely revolutionize the cyber security industry. We would like to take the opportunity to thank our partners who have provided invaluable feedback on how we can improve and continually innovate our offerings for the benefit of our partners and their clients.

Communication to CIO/CISO in the Health and Finance Industries
18 Aug 2017
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In the wake of the WannaCry and the more sinister Adylkuzz cyber-attacks, those employed as Chief Information Officers and Chief Information Security Officers within their organizations will be at the front line of defending their organizations against cyber threats. Due to the highly regulated nature of both the Finance and Health industries, compliance requiring security monitoring is of the utmost importance in preventing and mitigating cyber threats. However, the cost of creating in-house continuous cyber monitoring is inhibiting for most organizations. What is required is a partner. A partner who can provide 24/7 monitoring with extensive correlation rules combined with the right technology and experienced staff. All of which if done in-house can run into the hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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