What is Canvas Fingerprinting and how the companies use it to track you online

Recently Mozilla planned to display permission prompts if a website attempt to use HTML5 Canvas Image Data in the Firefox web browser: in fact, this HTML5 element is often used to tracking users with a technique called “Canvas Fingerprinting” What is “Canvas Fingerprinting”? Canvas fingerprinting is a type of “browser …

GoCrack: managed password cracking tool by FireEye

FireEye released GoCrack, a tool designed to password cracking tasks across multiple servers. GoCrack is open source and provides an easy-to-use, web-based real-time UI to create, view, and manage password cracking tasks.   The tool was developed by FireEye’s Innovation and Custom Engineering (ICE) team, a small, highly trained, team of …

How to recover files encrypted by BadRabbit ransomware?

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab has discovered that some victims may be able to recover their files without paying any ransom.   The discovery was made by that analyzed the encryption functionality implemented by the ransomware: the Bad Rabbit leverages the open source library DiskCryptor in order to encrypt the user files, …