Encryption 101: a malware analyst’s primer

Credit to Author: Vasilios Hioureas| Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2018 21:53:13 +0000

A primer on encryption mechanisms and how they are exploited by malware authors, including an introduction to encryption and the main methods used to encrypt ransomware.

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Going dark: encryption and law enforcement

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:00:18 +0000

There’s been a lot of talk recently about encryption and how law enforcement can’t convict criminals without encryption keys. We beg to differ.

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Stai criptando i tuoi documenti? Ecco cosa succede se non lo fai

Credit to Author: Sophos Italia| Date: Fri, 19 May 2017 09:27:30 +0000

Nel giugno del 2015 qualcuno collegato all&#8217;Università di Plymouth inviò accidentalmente un foglio elettronico contenente gli stipendi, le pensioni e le indennità di 245 membri del personale senior all&#8217;indirizzo e-mail errato. L&#8217;errore fu segnalato al Commissario per l&#8217;informazione del Regno Unito (ICO) e fu affermato che il file era stato eliminato dal destinatario. Finché, dunque, [&#8230;]<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=34396&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/Covk7NWhXBw” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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