Wannacry : Detailed analysis ( part 2 of 3 ) 

​Unpacking the PE file from the launcher If we unpack the PE file manually, it shows several layers. Any tool that dumps the resource (.rsrc) section of a PE file can be used. The file “R-1381” is the embedded PE file in the launcher. Running “R-1381” against the .rsrc dumper, we can see that it… Continue reading Wannacry : Detailed analysis ( part 2 of 3 ) 

Wannacry : Detailed Analysis ( part 1 of 3 )

Main Launcher: The Killswitch effect The main launcher has a curious feature, where, before it does anything else, it checks connectivity to a certain domain. Ifthat domain resolves, the binary exits and does nothing further. This has been dubbed the killswitch. The killswitch domains below that have been found so far have been registered by… Continue reading Wannacry : Detailed Analysis ( part 1 of 3 )

Huge Cyberattack Hits Nearly 100 Countries With ‘Wanna Decryptor’ Malware

Hospitals, schools, companies and governments around the world were assessing the damage Saturday after a massive cyberattack hit almost 100 countries, infecting computers with malware that demanded ransom payments. No one has yet claimed the worldwide attack, which experts believe used tools stolen from the National Security Agency.Antivirus providerAvast reportedthat some 100,000 computers had been… Continue reading Huge Cyberattack Hits Nearly 100 Countries With ‘Wanna Decryptor’ Malware

Cyberduck FTP 6.0 offers Cryptomator cloud encryption

​Cyberduck, the file transfer protocol client, now offers transparent, client-side encryption for all data stored on servers or in the cloud. The new encryption tool allows users to create securevaults of data on any server or cloud storage program compatible with Cyberduck. The new encryption tool, available at no charge to Cyberduck users, was created… Continue reading Cyberduck FTP 6.0 offers Cryptomator cloud encryption

Cloud-based HR software could be game changer for Life Care Services

Life Care Services believes that Oracle cloud-based HR software will be a game changer when it replaces Oracle on-premises software and other bolt-on systems.TheOracle HCM Cloud, planned to go live in two phases on Nov. 1 and Jan. 1of 2018, will be for 23,000 employees at Life Care Services, which owns and manages more than… Continue reading Cloud-based HR software could be game changer for Life Care Services

Azul Systems Launches Falcon, a New Just-in-Time Compiler for Java, Based on LLVM

Azul Systemshas today announced the immediate availability of Zing 17.03, with full support for Azul’s new Falcon just-in-time (JIT) compiler based onLLVMand designed to replace the C2 compiler used inprior versions of Zing, as well as in Oracle HotSpot and OpenJDK.  Falcon is the first new production JIT compiler available for Java SE since C2… Continue reading Azul Systems Launches Falcon, a New Just-in-Time Compiler for Java, Based on LLVM

IoT Green Boosts Environmental Effectiveness

Turns out IoT technology offers benefits to the environment. With all theattention on environmental challenges that came during Earth Day last month, we decided to show some of the green advantages of IoT. Digital security firm,Gemalto, has identified environmental applications for IoT. Some of these efforts are new, while others – such as green farming… Continue reading IoT Green Boosts Environmental Effectiveness