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Malware & Phil

Posted on 03/17/2016, by Miguel Herrero (INCIBE)
In the popular Spanish comics series by the great artist and writer Ibáñez, Phil would become angry with Mort and chase him, normally with some disproportionately large weapon in hand, while Mort would run away in one of his many disguises. A scenario like the one above happens time and again in our operating systems, except that the malware is the character that puts on a disguise to run away...

Domestic routers in the spotlight

Posted on 09/24/2015, by Francisco J. Rodríguez (INCIBE)
In INCIBE, using ours sensors, specialized attack campaigns against home routers were detected. From the data obtained it is concluded that the security of home routers remains a point forgotten. In this article the results and conclusions of the analysis are presented.

Combating Ransomware

Posted on 07/15/2015, by Manuel López y Jesús Arnáiz
Given the widespread use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in all areas of society, a series of threats against Society have appeared in cyberspace, and they occur in different forms: cybercrime, cyberterrorism, and cyberwarfare, amongst others. Within these cyber threats, those with the generic name Ransomware are evolving quickly and with a major impact. We will explain...
Botnet SPAM

Botnet detection: SPAM analysis

Posted on 02/10/2015, by David Cantón (INCIBE)
Sending spam is a classic operation performed by botnets, which is why it is logical to use SPAM analysis methods in botnet detection techniques. Instead of observing and analyzing all of the network traffic.
Navaja Negra Conference

Merovingio: Deceiving Malware

Posted on 11/06/2014, by Adrián Pulido (INCIBE)
At the most recent Navaja Negra conference held in Albacete on 2, 3, and 4 October, I had an opportunity to present a tool that INCIBE has been working on for months. This tool, Merovingio is an applications analyser that determines whether these are legitimate or malicious.