Fareit

November 22, 2016

THREAT RESEARCH

Fareit Spam: Rocking Out to a New File Type

This post authored by Nick Biasini Talos is constantly monitoring the threat landscape including the email threat landscape. Lately this landscape has been dominated with Locky distribution. During a recent Locky vacation Talos noticed an interesting shift in file types being used to distribute another well known malware family, Fareit. We’ve discussed Fareit before, it’s […]

September 30, 2015

THREAT RESEARCH

Down the Rabbit Hole: Botnet Analysis for Non-Reverse Engineers

This post is authored by Earl Carter & Holger Unterbrink. Overview Talos is often tasked with mapping the backend network for a specific piece of malware. One approach is to first reverse engineer the sample and determine exactly how it operates. But what if there is no time or resources to take the sample apart? […]