Photon Research Team

Photon Research Team

Photon is Digital Shadows’ external facing security research team, comprised of security researchers, security practitioners and intelligence analysts. Photon is dedicated to researching trends in the threats organizations face from cyber criminals and accidental data exposure. See more research at https://resources.digitalshadows.com/photon-research-team. 

Recent Posts by Photon Research Team

Top Threat Intelligence Podcasts to Add to Your Playlist

October 3, 2019

Looking for some new threat intelligence podcasts to add to your playlist? Look no further! Our Photon Threat Intelligence Research …

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Dark Web Monitoring: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

September 11, 2019

Dark Web Monitoring Overview Gaining access to dark web and deep web sources can be extremely powerful – if you …

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Black Hat and DEFCON 2019 – Some of our Favorite Sessions

August 19, 2019

The team were fortunate to go to Black Hat and DEFCON this year, and we wanted to share back some …

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Capital One Breach: What we know and what you can do

July 31, 2019

Monday blues. It’s a thing. It’s when you start the week feeling moody because your weekend is over. The feeling …

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The Account Takeover Kill Chain: A Five Step Analysis

July 30, 2019

It’s no secret that credential exposure is a growing problem. Take a look at Troy Hunt’s https://www.haveibeenpwned.com – a tool …

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Automating 2FA phishing and post-phishing looting with Muraena and Necrobrowser

May 21, 2019

Phishing remains one of the most pervasive threats to enterprise, the simple but effective technique of tricking unassuming users into …

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Predator: Modeling the attacker’s mindset

April 2, 2019

Author: Richard Gold  The phrases “attacker’s mindset” or “think like an attacker” are often used in cyber security to encourage …

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Purple Teaming with Vectr, Cobalt Strike, and MITRE ATT&CK™

March 6, 2019

Authors: Simon Hall, Isidoros Monogioudis   Here at Digital Shadows we perform regular purple team exercises to continually challenge and …

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Extortion Exposed: Sextortion, thedarkoverlord, and SamSam

February 21, 2019

In our most recent research, A Tale of Epic Extortions, the Digital Shadows Photon Research Team approached the topic of …

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SANS DFIR Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit 2019 – Extracting More Value from Your CTI Program

February 5, 2019

We were fortunate to attend the 2019 SANS DFIR Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit this year, which brings together some of …

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