Threat Brief: Understanding Domain Generation Algorithms (DGA)

One of the most important “innovations” in malware in the past decade is what’s called a Domain Generation Algorithm (“DGA”)”. While DGA has been in use for over 10 years now, it’s still a potent technique that has been a particular challenge for defenders to counter. Fortunately, there are emerging technologies now that can better counter DGAs.

The Blockbuster Saga Continues

The Blockbuster saga continues: Unit 42 researchers disclose attack activity targeting individuals involved with U.S. defense contractors.

Decline in Rig Exploit Kit

Unit 42 investigates recent developments in the EITest & pseudo-Darkleech campaigns contributing to the decline of Rig exploit kits.