LabyREnth Teaser Site

Did you find our teaser on the LabyREnth countdown page? Don’t worry, we have all the info you need right here.

A Quick Update On Our LabyREnth CTF Challenge

Congratulations to those who solved an introductory challenge hidden in our initial LabyREnth announcement! If you decode the binary in the Palo Alto Networks logo on http://labyrenth.com, you get the following ascii message: “For reals yall. Has anyone really been far as decided to use XOR even go want to do look more like? You’ve

Watch Our Researchers Cover Predicting Malicious Domains at VB2014

Malicious domains are commonly used by cyberattackers for command and control communication, hosting malware and phishing attacks. Palo Alto Networks researchers Wei Xu, Kyle Sanders and Yanxin Zhang recently explored ways to predict malicious domains so they can be added to blacklists before they go live. To hear how they went about this, and to

Our Favorite Presentations from ShmooCon 2015

We were fortunate enough to attend this year’s ShmooCon, an annual hacker conference held in Washington, DC. It is organized by The Shmoo Group, which was founded in the late 1990s as an international non-profit security think tank. It invariably sells out every year, with tickets from each of three rounds of sales gone in

We Know It Before You Do: Predicting Malicious Domains

Today at the 2014 Virus Bulletin International Conference (VB2014) in Seattle, Palo Alto Networks is presenting a paper entitled “We Know It Before You Do: Predicting Malicious Domains.” We’re excited to share the key points of our paper and presentation here for everyone who couldn’t see it in person.   Malicious domains are key to

Check Out Scenes from Palo Alto Networks at Black Hat 2014

From a well-attended session on our advanced endpoint protection, to the buzz at the booth for Unit 42, our threat intelligence team, and a full slate of demonstrations and visualizations, there was plenty to take in at a very busy Black Hat USA. Here’s a look back at Palo Alto Networks at Black Hat:

Black Hat 2014: Threat Intelligence With an Emphasis On Context

A few weeks ago we formally introduced Unit 42, the new threat intelligence team at Palo Alto Networks. Following the release Unit 42’s inaugural research paper, 419 Evolution, many of the team leads are on the scene here at Black Hat 2014 in Las Vegas. It’s a chance for the security community at large to

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