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Taidoor Update: Taidoor Gang Tags Its Victims

We’ve been seeing an increase in Taidoor downloaders in the wild, but instead of embedding the backdoor in email attachments, the current trend in Taidoor-related attacks is to include an attachment with a Taidoor-downloading Trojan. Based on the sample set we gathered, it appears this type of technique has only been used this year. For [...]

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Taidoor Update: Taidoor Gang Tags Its Victims

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Incident handling is a vast topic, but here are a few tips for you to consider in your incident response. I hope you never have to use them, but the odds are at some point you will and I hope being ready saves you pain (or your job!).


  1. Have an incident response plan.

  2. Pre-define your incident response team 

  3. Define your approach: watch and learn or contain and recover.

  4. Pre-distribute call cards.

  5. Forensic and incident response data capture.

  6. Get your users on-side.

  7. Know how to report crimes and engage law enforcement. 

  8. Practice makes perfect.

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Warning: Tips for secure mobile holiday shopping

I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. Now, holiday shoppers can do all of that from a smartphone or tablet in a few seconds, but there are some security pitfalls to be aware of.