Digital Shadows Insights Blog : Security Research

The latest advice, opinion and research from our dedicated security analyst team.

Plumbing the Depths: the Telnet protocol

3 October 2016

Internet of Things Telnet min

On October 1, 2016 Krebs on Security reported that the source code for the Internet of Things (IoT) botnet malware Mirai had been posted online and was freely available for download.

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“Hidden” TeamViewer service advertised on criminal forum

17 June 2016

Over the last few weeks, there have been a number of reports of attacks using the remote desktop control software TeamViewer, with many users’ machines being taken over to install...

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The Way of Hacking

10 November 2015

In the Japanese martial art of Aikido it is said that "Kurai Dori" is the ability of a skilled practitioner, or "aikidoka", to control the consciousness of an opponent.

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Kaspersky Labs Discloses Duqu 2.0 Attack

19 June 2015

Today social media channels the world over are a buzz with news of Kaspersky Labs disclosure of the discovery of Duqu 2.0.  This news was significant for many reasons especially...

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