AWS File Integrity Monitoring (FIM) explained

February 13, 2020 | AT&T Alien Labs

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February 13, 2020 | AT&T Alien Labs

AWS File Integrity Monitoring (FIM) explained

Today, 76% of organizations have adopted or are planning to adopt cloud services, including cloud storage. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the public cloud market leader with 40% cloud market share. Its Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is one of its most popular services, used by nearly 195,000 unique domains. S3 data integrity and file integrity monitoring - what you need to…

May 12, 2017 | AT&T Alien Labs

Ongoing WannaCry Ransomware Spreading Through SMB Vulnerability

As of early this morning (May 12th, 2017), the AlienVault Labs team is seeing reports of a wave of infections using a ransomware variant called “WannaCry” that is being spread by a worm component that leverages a Windows-based vulnerability. There have been reports of large telecommunication companies, banks and hospitals being affected. Tens of thousands of networks worldwide have…

March 21, 2016 | AT&T Alien Labs

OS X Malware Samples Analyzed

By Eddie Lee and Krishna Kona A couple of months ago, as we rang in 2016, we thought it would be interesting to take a quick look back at some OSX malware from 2015 and 2014. As reported by the team at Bit9+Carbon Black [1], 2015 marked “the most prolific year in history for OS X malware”. We collected a few samples…

December 17, 2015 | AT&T Alien Labs

POS Malware Families: An insight into the Behavior of POS Malware

In a previous blog, we discussed why Point of Sale (POS) devices remain such an attractive target and described some different attack methods. As you can see from the infographic below, retail and POS have been (pardon the pun) “Targets” on an ongoing basis for the past few years, and the trend doesn’t appear to be…

December 9, 2015 | AT&T Alien Labs

POS Security: What You Need To Know

October 1, 2015 marked the deadline set by credit card issuers to shift liability for fraudulent activity from card issuers or payment processors to the party that is the least Europay-Mastercard-Visa (EMV) compliant during a fraudulent transaction. In order to be EMV-compliant, retail merchants should, at a minimum, be switching to EMV card readers that are capable of accepting chipped credit cards. …