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Tradecraft Tuesday - Hacking Team Breach Overview

By: kylehanslovan
April 18, 2016
Tradecraft TuesdayWhat is Tradecraft Tuesday?Every Tuesday at 12pm ET, Chris Bisnett and Kyle Hanslovan expose the techniques used by hackers. With their 20 combined years in offensive cyber security and digital forensics, Chris and Kyle cover a new topic each week in a LIVE video chat. These unrehearsed conversations allow anyone to join in, ask questions, and share their experiences from offensive and defensive perspectives. In case you miss an episode, each recorded session will be uploaded to Cybrary's new CH4NN3L platform.TradecraftTuesday_MalvertizingOn this week's episode, we're analyzing the self-described techniques that hacker Phineas Fisher used to compromise the Italian offensive security firm Hacking Team. This tale will highlight his self-described best practices to evade detection, recommendations for performing open source reconnaissance, and his use of an 0-day to gain initial access into Hacking Team's corporate network. We'll deep-dive into Phineas Fisher's exploitation, persistence, and lateral movement methodologies, his prioritization of data exfiltration, and how he targeted their privileged user to steal Hacking Team's passwords, email, and every line of their source code. Watch below at Noon ET and come prepared to discuss, ask questions, or just learn!
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TradecraftTuesday_ChrisChris BisnettChris Bisnett is a veteran information security researcher with more than a decade of experience in offensive and defensive cyber operations. While serving with the NSA RedTeam, he attacked government networks and systems to identify and remedy vulnerabilities. He is also a recognized Black Hat conference trainer and has taught his “Fuzzing For Vulnerabilities” course at several events around the world. Prior to founding Huntress Labs, Mr. Bisnett co-founded LegalConfirm, LLC where he led product design and development until the company was acquired in 2014.TradecraftTuesday_KyleKyle HanslovanFor the past 10 years, Kyle Hanslovan has supported defensive and offensive cyber operations in the U.S. Intelligence Community and currently is the CEO of Huntress Labs. He previously co-founded the defense consulting firm StrategicIO and actively participates in the ethical hacking community as a Black Hat conference trainer, STEM mentor, and Def Con CTF champion. Additionally, he serves in the Maryland Air National Guard as a Cyber Warfare Operator. With his strong background in technical leadership, software development, and malware analysis, Mr. Hanslovan seeks to significantly raise the bar for malicious actors to successfully conduct cyber attacks.

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