Thoughts on malware creation and research

People learn by doing, hence the saying practice makes perfect. Not everything that people make, is published. Sometimes researchers deliberately refrain from publishing specific material. In this blog, I want to talk about the balance between malware creation and malware research. Needless to say, the type of creation that is covered in this blog, is … Read more

MalPull 1.0-stable release

MalPull version 1.0-stable has been released! All information about the tool can be found here. This first release contains the basic functionality, but more features can always be added. Feel free to suggest features via the contact methods at the bottom of this post. Bugs can be reported in the same manner. To contact me, … Read more

A year in Threat Intelligence

In March 2019, I started within the threat intelligence team of ABN AMRO. In this blog, I’ll look back onto my first year of working as a threat intelligence analyst. Before diving into that, I’ll provide some background on what I looked for in a job, and what working in a threat intelligence team embodies. … Read more

Closing in on MageCart 12

This is the fourth blog with details on the activities of MageCart 12. In this article, yet another part of their ongoing campaign is uncovered. The amount of infected sites for this campaign is higher than in the previous cases. Before diving into the infected sites, and the rough duration of the infections, information regarding … Read more