Security – ACSC advisory for Password Spray attacks

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Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has released an advisory on password spraying attacks https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/08/08/acsc-releases-advisory-password-spraying-attacks https://www.cyber.gov.au/publications/advisory-2019-130-password-spray-attacks-detection-and-mitigation-strategies Password spraying is a type of brute-force attack in which a malicious actor uses a single password against targeted user accounts before moving on to attempt a second password, and so on. This technique allows the actor to remain undetected […]

Malware – rare DAA file extension used in email attachments

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The SANS ISC shares warning of rare file extension ending in “DAA” — which is being used in malware attacks circulating in-the-wild. EMAIL blocking rules to stop all incoming DAA attachments can also help keep these away from user community. https://isc.sans.edu/forums/diary/Malicious+DAA+Attachments/25230/  I found out DAA stands for Direct Access Archive and that it is a disk image […]


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