Archive for the ‘Cybersecurity’ Category

Election Interference Report on the November 2020 Election

August 10, 2021

The most egregious misunderstanding about the November 2020 elections, whether purposeful or not, was the idea that there were late night fraudulent “data dumps” of votes that heavily favored Democrats. “Vote dump” charts  and memes proliferated quickly across social media starting in the early hours of November 4th. They purported to show significant voting irregularities, [Read More…]

Cybersecurity, Digital Investigations

New SMS phishing campaign (SMISH) pretending to be from the United States Post Office

October 13, 2020
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The Slickrockweb team broke news on a SMS phishing campaign (SMISH) pretending to be from the United States Post Office, pushed out nationally to cell phones in large numbers. The full twitter report was documented by us on September 15th, 2020 [here] Some of our research on this USPS SMISH was picked up by other cybersecurity [Read More…]

Company News, Cybersecurity, Digital Investigations

“Don’t Click It”, Applies to SMS as Well: Anatomy of a Facebook / SMS Phish

June 26, 2020

For years we have been taught to be extra cautious when opening emails and to not click on links in unsolicited emails. Sadly this even applies to emails that appear to be from known sources (spear-phishing attempts). There are a number of “tells” one can look for when viewing the raw source code of the [Read More…]

Company News, Cybersecurity, Digital Investigations, Website Security

Malicious Twitter Applications and Abuse of the Twitter API

June 30, 2018

By: C. Shawn Eib and Eric Ellason Every online platform has at one time or another dealt with their systems being misused by cyber criminals, either for hacking accounts, sending out spam, or infecting other users. The Twitter platform is no different and is also not immune to these problems. Less well known than Facebook [Read More…]

Company News, Cybersecurity, Digital Investigations, Website Security

Welcome to the Fancy Bear Den: To Know All Read a Book

May 25, 2018
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By: Eric Ellason and C. Shawn Eib A massive, sophisticated malware infection campaign, that has been ongoing for well over a year, compromised over 500,000 home and small business routers across 54 countries before the FBI, in coordination with the Shadowserver Foundation, seized a domain responsible for delivering further payloads to infected devices (ref) . [Read More…]

Company News, Cybersecurity, Digital Investigations, Website Security