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September 18, 2018

Intelligence Bulletin – India Hiring Proxy

On June 4, 2018, Optiv gTIC Human Intelligence (HUMINT) cell contacted an India-based individual providing interview-proxy services for job applicants...

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March 22, 2018

Intelligence Bulletin – MinionGhost Reemerges

At approximately 9:30am EDT on 20 March 2018, hacktivist collective, MinionGhost, announced planned cyber attacks against unspecified Asian entities. ...

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February 07, 2018

Intelligence Bulletin – When Cryptomining Attacks

Optiv has seen a continuation of attacks based off the usage of CryptoNight miner, in this case likely mining Monero cryptocurrency for the attackers....

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June 29, 2017

Update: Intelligence Advisory – Petya Outbreak

This is an update to the Intelligence Advisory: Petya Ransomware Outbreak - released June 27, 2017. Optiv’s Global Threat Intelligence Center (gTIC) ...

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June 27, 2017

Intelligence Advisory – New Petya Ransomware Outbreak

Optiv’s Global Threat Intelligence Center (gTIC) received reports from several sources concerning a recent modification to the Petya ransomware strain...

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January 13, 2015

The 3 Pillars of Intelligence: Shaping Policy

In today’s world of evolving threats and a geo-political landscape that opens up attacks on private organizations by nation-state sponsored entities, ...

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May 16, 2014

Threat Intelligence - Evaluating Sources | Optiv

One of the highest concerns faced by the intelligence analyst lies in knowing if the assessment they are making hits the mark. As the analyst struggle...

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March 18, 2014

Two Methods for Visualizing Intelligence

You should be familiar with the phrase “a picture is worth a thousand words.” In the gTIC, we agree 100% and are sure that most Information Technology...

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March 13, 2014

Demystifying Hardware Security – Part III

Welcome to Part III of this series on hardware security. In Part II we explored passive data captures of EEPROM read operations over the SPI bus. In t...

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