Don’t get phished this holiday season

Don’t get phished this holiday season

Holiday season is coming closer and I would like to take this opportunity to discuss phishing since the amount of phishing attacks increases a lot during holiday season. According to Zscaler the amount of phishing attacks increased with 400% from October to November this year as Black Friday and Cyber Monday came closer. Phishing, which…



Great new feature for O365 – reduce the amount of successful phishing attempts

As I wrote in my blogpost back in March, phishing is an attack concept where an attacker usually contacts a victim pretending to be from a trustworthy source to get information that they shouldn’t have gotten if they used their real identity. When an attacker targets specific individuals or groups within an organization the phishing method…



Varonis DatAdvantage – Verify continuous communication with all domain controllers

When you are using Varonis to monitor your environment it’s important to make sure that you don’t miss any critical events. One weakness in the current version of Varonis that I found out about is that you won’t get any notification if the event collection from one domain controller stops to work and you will…



Level up your incident response with DatAlert and Varonis

Varonis offers a great product that can be used for threat detection and response. It will help you identify and handle security incidents faster and more effective and it’s called DatAlert. In this blog post I’m going to discuss some of its features. With the DatAlert Suite added to your existing Varonis environment you can…



Security Fest 2019

This year’s amazing conference Security Fest has now come to an end. Me and my colleague Sebastian had two really great days where we both have learned a lot and got new inspiration. Picture from Shira Shamban’s talk – ”Your internet is down? It’s cyber warfare, stupid” Christoffer Jerkeby – Load Balancer with RCE, Hacking…



The best features in Varonis 7.4

The new big update to Varonis (7.4) was released about an month ago. Now after I have been upgrading and using it for a while I’m starting to get a feeling for the new features and it feels like a great time to talk a bit about the great features that were released. The first…



Are you able to spot phishing emails?

Phishing is an attack concept where an attacker usually contacts a victim pretending to be from a trustworthy source to get information that they shouldn’t have gotten if they used their real identity. When an attacker targets specific individuals or groups within an organization the phishing method is called spear phishing. According to Symantec ISTR…



Run Windows Defender inside a sandbox

Last week Microsoft released the news that they have added a new feature to Windows Defender Antivirus. The new feature allows Windows Defender Antivirus to run within a sandbox. Other antivirus providers have been offering the possibility to open files in a sandbox-environment before but what Windows Defender now offers is the feature that all…