Intrusion Detection / Cyber Defense visualization through statistical analysis

In my journey to get my skills up to date I have been researching methods for traffic analysis  besides packet capture analysis. There are other methods wich are more affordable such as statistical traffic analysis. All packets traversing the network can be logged and recorded without storing the content. The amount of storage needed to … Continue reading Intrusion Detection / Cyber Defense visualization through statistical analysis

The rise of the machines = Big Data + Machine Learning

I recently researched the role of big data in the cybersecurity field and I found an interesting project being developed by Lockheed Martin and The Oak Ridge National Lab. To provide you with some situational awareness the current state of cybersecurity is going through some challenges such as: Incident detection through signature based attacks Current … Continue reading The rise of the machines = Big Data + Machine Learning

Quick Android apk triage

Do you need to make a quick apk triage? check the following online tools. With these tools you can avoid going through the manual process to extract information from the apk file. You will quickly leverage details such as permissions, intents, certificates, API calls and hash value among other details.           … Continue reading Quick Android apk triage

Network Forensics – Traffic Analysis (1)

After some time researching I found some interesting network forensic challenges that I will like to discuss with you. The main purpose is to bring back and update my network analysis skills. There are different ways to reach the solution however as my background is Incident Response I always try to get results fast and … Continue reading Network Forensics – Traffic Analysis (1)

Android Static Analysis, Static APK Triage (PUP Malware)

Hi, Today I will quickly describe the static techniques available to ascertain the maliciousness of an Android APK file. How long will it take for a user to get infected with some sort of malware in their phones? make a guess... The android mobile ecosystem is plagued with all sort of malware infecting and exposing … Continue reading Android Static Analysis, Static APK Triage (PUP Malware)