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Build for Detection Engineering, and Alerting Will Improve (Part 3)

Anton on Security

This blog series was written jointly with Amine Besson, Principal Cyber Engineer, Behemoth CyberDefence and one more anonymous collaborator. In this blog (#3 in the series), we will start to define and refine our detection engineering machinery to avoid the problems covered in Parts 1 and 2. Stay tuned!

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Detection Engineering and SOC Scalability Challenges (Part 2)

Anton on Security

This blog series was written jointly with Amine Besson, Principal Cyber Engineer, Behemoth CyberDefence and one more anonymous collaborator. Detection Engineering is Painful — and It Shouldn’t Be (Part 1) Contrary to what some may think, a detection and response (D&R) success is more about the processes and people than about the SIEM.

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Apple’s NeuralHash Algorithm Has Been Reverse-Engineered

Schneier on Security

Apple’s NeuralHash algorithm — the one it’s using for client-side scanning on the iPhone — has been reverse-engineered. Turns out it was already in iOS 14.3, and someone noticed : Early tests show that it can tolerate image resizing and compression, but not cropping or rotations.

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Concession in Social Engineering

Security Through Education

Unknowingly, you have just succumbed to a technique we in social engineering refer to as “ concession.” Now imagine how powerful this would be when leveraged maliciously by a professional social engineer! This is true for social engineering tactics as well, including concession. “Oh, I can’t afford that!” you respond. “We

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Artificial Intelligence: The Evolution of Social Engineering

Security Through Education

In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity, social engineering has undergone significant transformations over the years, propelled by advancements in technology. This article delves into the historical shifts in social engineering tactics and explores how adversaries embrace new technologies to achieve their objectives.

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Ex-Security Engineer Gets Three Years in Prison for $12 Million Crypto Hacks

Security Boulevard

A former Amazon engineer who scammed more than $12 million from two decentralized cryptocurrencies exchanges in 2022 was sentenced to three years in prison in a case that the U.S. The post Ex-Security Engineer Gets Three Years in Prison for $12 Million Crypto Hacks appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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Reverse-Engineering the Redactions in the Ghislaine Maxwell Deposition

Schneier on Security

Slate magazine was able to cleverly read the Ghislaine Maxwell deposition and reverse-engineer many of the redacted names. As far as I know, this reverse-engineering technique is new.