Jorge Orchilles

March 2, 2021

Defense Evasion with SCYTHE

“Do you have any tips and tricks to avoiding Anti Virus (AV) and Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) for initial execution so we can focus on testing the post access adversary behaviors with SCYTHE?” We get this question all the time and figured we should share the answer(s) here in our library. While we will focus on doing this with SCYTHE, you can apply these practices to other tools as well.

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January 28, 2021

Red Team Non-Attributable Infrastructure and the Executive Order

The January 19, 2021 Executive Order on Taking Additional Steps to Address the National Emergency with Respect to Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities (mouthful) naturally started various debates and discussions around how this affects Red Team Non-Attributable Infrastructure.

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January 19, 2021

Why you should embrace Purple Team today

We are not introducing a new job role where you have to hire more people or have to spend more money. See, a purple team is a virtual, functional team that fosters collaboration and efficiency in testing, measuring, and improving your current cyber security people, process, and technology (security controls).

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January 14, 2021

#ThreatThursday - Egregor Ransomware with Sean Gallagher

Jorge Orchilles sits down with Sean Gallagher, a Senior Threat researcher at Sophos Labs. Sean walks us through understanding how this ransomware operates, creating an adversary emulation plan, and the best defense against a similar attack.

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January 14, 2021

#ThreatThursday - Egregor Ransomware

This week we will take a look at Egregor ransomware that has breached, exfiltrated data, and brought down multiple networks since September 2020. Stealing data before deploying ransomware has been a common modus operandi of the Egregor group.

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February 25, 2021

#ThreatThursday - menuPass with special guest Shane Patterson

For this #ThreatThursday is menuPass! Tim Schulz caught up with Shane Patterson to discuss MITRE Engenuity's plan release, challenges in creating emulation plans, and what makes this threat unique!

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February 25, 2021

#ThreatThursday - menuPass

For this Threat Thursday we are going to look at menuPass (aka APT10/Stone Panda/Red Apollo/CVNX/Potassium/Cloud Hopper), a cyber threat actor responsible for global intellectual property theft that is thought to be affiliated with, or working at the behest of, the Chinese Ministry of State Security.

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February 18, 2021

How to Defend Against Ransomware

At the RSA Conference in 2020, I gave a joint talk with Chris Krebs, CISA Director at the time, on the formal collaboration between the agency and the non-profit, ICS Village. One of our biggest concerns for the future was ransomware. And unfortunately, we were right.

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