Attackers Specifically Targeting Mac OS Point of Sale (POS) Systems
As a Payment Card Industry Forensic Investigator (PFI), 403 Labs is constantly examining the latest attacks targeting POS systems. Of recent note is the discovery that criminal organizations are shifting their focus to target POS systems running on the Apple Macintosh platform.
In the past 60 days, our active trending has seen a significant upswing in attacks on non-Windows POS systems. One of the attacks we’ve seen targeting the Mac platform has left it just as exposed as its Windows-based counterpart. Before I start a “Windows versus Mac” religious uproar, though, let me put some facts on the table.
E-Discovery - Overlooked Sources for Early Case Assessment
Whether you are experienced with electronic discovery (e-discovery) or new to the process, the presentation of a new legal hold can be an intimidating situation. Knowing the magnitude of the hold, the repercussions and the work effort can make anyone wonder, “How big is this case going to be?”
Early case assessment (ECA) is done to bring clarity to the situation. ECA is the first step in determining the size of the project.
403 Labs Unveils New Branding, Website
Brookfield, WI – September 11, 2012 – 403 Labs, LLC, a leading information security consulting and services company, has completed a branding refresh project that includes updates to its logo, website and business collateral. The new branding reflects the consultative approach to information security that 403 Labs takes in educating and assisting its world-class clients.
Malware: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
This presentation by Pete Arzamendi, CISSP, QSA, PA-QSA, GREM, a consultant at 403 Labs, was given at the Milwaukee InfraGard meeting held at Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) on August 16, 2012. In it, Pete discusses different types of malware, as well as malware and memory analysis, including an overview of analysis tools and examples pulled from his past experiences.
Those interested in malware can also read Pete’s recent review of “Practical Malware Analysis” or check out other malware-related posts from the 403 Labs team.
403 Labs Adds Mark Shelhart to Manage Forensics
Brookfield, WI – August 2, 2012 – 403 Labs, LLC, a leading information security consulting and services company, has added Mark Shelhart as a Manager to oversee its forensics practice.
Chain of Custody Proves to be MLB’s Weak Link
As a PCI Forensic Investigator (PFI), 403 Labs deals with chain of custody and evidence handling requirements on a regular basis. As a Wisconsin-based company, located just outside of Milwaukee, 403 Labs also happens to be host to a number of Milwaukee Brewers fans. It probably goes without saying then that the recent news involving Brewers superstar and National League MVP, Ryan Braun, has inspired some interesting discussions around the hypothetical water cooler.
Inside PCI Forensic Investigations: What Every Company & Investigator Needs to Know
Kat Valentine and Walt Conway from 403 Labs gave a presentation at this past week’s Computer Forensics Show in San Francisco, CA titled “Inside PCI Forensic Investigations: What Every Company & Investigator Needs to Know.”
Dave Russell presents “A Hacker’s Method to Your Madness”
Dave Russell from 403 Labs gave a presentation at this past week’s Computer Forensics Show in San Francisco, CA titled “A Hacker’s Method to Your Madness.”
403 Labs, LLC Becomes Approved Payment Card Industry Forensic Investigator (PFI)
Brookfield, WI – May 24, 2011 – 403 Labs, LLC, a leading information security consulting and services company, has been approved to conduct forensic investigations through the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council’s (PCI SSC’s) newly launched PCI Forensic Investigator (PFI) program.
2011 InfraGard Midwest SuperConference
Last week, two of 403 Labs’s consultants, Dave ‘Fizzgig’ Russell and Pete ‘Bokojan’ Arzamendi, had the opportunity to speak at the 2011 InfraGard Midwest SuperConference. The conference ran May 18th and 19th at the Kalahari Resort in the Wisconsin Dells, WI and was, as always, a ton of enlightening fun.