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InfoStealer Malware & How to AVOID them

A recent report from Group-IB describes that Russian hackers have stolen over 50 millions passwords in the first 7 months of 2022 using info stealer malware. The evolution and development of Information Stealer Malware in 2022 is intrusive and there are many variants of infoStealer malware targeting from mobile to desktop operating systems. This is still a prominent threat in upcoming years and this post is a study of infoStealer malware capability and common observed characteristics for remediation and awareness of it. What is Information Stealer Malware? The goal of InfoStealer malwar...

Brief Reivew of 10 Threat Intel & Hunting Book Haul

On a good Sunday morning, I was flipping my kindle to read a book related with my job. I went to Amazon store to check books under Threat Intel & Hunting domains. There is not a lot of options as other Cybersecurity domains, especially in the ones published recent years. I got a wild idea of buying a bunch of them to read through to review the content of the books and the ideas. This is a brief review of these books for anyone who wants to purchase to read it. My main job responsibility is taking care of threat landscape and input to risk management. The reviews are given to reflect whi...

Focus Phone for Productivity & Mindfulness

Background I have an old android phone but a decent performance lying around. About a week ago, I got an idea of utilizing it as a 2nd phone and thinking of a purpose for it. My primary work and personal-ish phone is iPhone and it is a usual iPhone with tons of notifications from emails, work messages and a lot of junk messages. It like to ruin my weekends and personal time by seeing information that I planned for near future. I bought iPad mini for media consumption and reading short forms but it still bloating with information that I don’t want to know intentionally due to unavoidable n...

DNS Over HTTPs and security aspects from individual and enterprise

What is DNS Over HTTPs (DoH)? Standard DNS (on tcp/udp port 53) works just fine but missing security features to prevent tampering of its plaintext DNS request to the DNS providers. It leads to security issues such as DNS Cache Poisoning and typo-squatting domains. DNS Over HTTPs (DoH) brings TLS/SSL encapsulation on HTTP traffic to boost security integrity issues of spoofing and tampering of DNS requests from clients to providers. In this article, i will refer DNS Over HTTPs as DoH abbreviation. The Good This brings better security for personal home network to prevent DNS based attacks...

MacOS Stage Manager and My Expectations for the next Update

From a super user comes from Windows 95 to 10 and a variety of Linux Window manager from GUI to tiling Window Manager, I put myself as slightly above average level in terms of understanding in desktop window organization. When I started using MacOS 3 years ago, my frustration with a dozen of floating apps and almost impossible to point out a particular app I am looking for is a bummer. Window 10 introduces multiple desktops, which is awesome way to organize desktop by logical grouping. My first desktop will be browser, 2nd desktop will be apps related with work (email, one note, MS Teams) ...

10 Easy Ways To Stay Fit & Healthy

There are many fitness and health programs to choose that can fit your lifestyle and schedules. In the core fundamentals, there are several ideas and principles that can make you fit and have a above average longevity. Japanese are known for their health and lifestyle that leads to over 100 years life expectancy. They don’t do cross-fit or follow a complicated fitness regime. However, they stays healthy and live longer than most people around the world according to several studies. The post is not to promote Japanese lifestyle, however I’ve been thinking some good pointers that everyone can...

It’s all about Raycast

What is Raycast? Raycast is the recent find on productivity app that I decided to explore. At a quick glance, it is similar to MacOS spotlight with tweaks and hands full of customization features. The architecture looks similar to what SublimeText text editor modular ecosystem of packages and add-ons to get fit into your routines and tasks. I’d like to highlight some interesting use cases I found from using this instead of Spotlight for a month and my thoughts on it. Who is it for? From a look at Raycast store which is add-ons that can expand its capability, it shows that the users is t...

How I get into Cyber Security

This is a story of how I end up as Cyber Security professional and the path that I walked to change my work domain at 26 years old. Things I learned, mistakes I made and more. A bit of metadata on the sections if you want to skip ahead: College 📚: Education and Things I studied in the past Early Career 💼: Paid non-cybersecurity jobs that I started my career with and a trigger Higher Education 🎓: A break from industry for another degree A Jump to the dark side 🥷🏼: A start on Cyber Security job and How I am thriving till now College 📚 My country education system was adapted fro...

Read more by adapting your routine

The Struggle Reading a long form content is hard in today which is fulled with various format of attention grabbers from screens and entertainment format. To sit down and read a book becomes a more or less challenge for people, especially the ones who spend a lot of time on computers and internet. Back to 10–15 years, I can recall the time I have 300–400 collection of books that I read and keep in my home library. I can read books with not much struggle. Just grab a book and enjoy it in home, school and between commute. Everything is different after I started workforce. Spend more of the s...

I found the perfect audiobook listening app

It surprised me when I was looking for a way to listen offline audio files to iOS device. There are not much options to load the files. it can be either file transfer over airdrop or local wifi transfer. Another surprising thing is that there are not much decent free apps like in Android platform. I found one particular app that is perfect for listening DRM-free audio books. Features of audio-book listing app This is a list of functionality that I am looking in the mobile app for listening audiobooks: Free app with no ads flying around the screen Import file via airdrop and internet...