Last week I received another malicious document with embedded payload encoded with base64. A bit tired of repeating the same manual operations to extract and decode base64 content, I quickly wrote a small Python script to help me. base64dump.py searches through the given file for base64 strings (delimited by non-base64 characters), and produce a report like this one: Here is a video of the tool in action.
Author: Perry Varanoid
Yesterday I mentioned that McAfee quarantine files on Windows (.BUP extension) are actually OLE files. Im going to write a couple of diary entries highlighting some file types that are OLE files, and I” /> As you can see, this quarantine file contains two steams: Details and File_0.
Long article about a very lucrative squid-fishing industry that involves bribing the Cambodian Navy. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven’t covered
Earlier Snowden leaks have already introduced us to XKeyScore. However, new documents highlighted in the latest Intercept article make it sound even worse than privacy advocates first suspected. Watch the video to learn more.