Attackers Abuse Digital Ad Networks to Target Your Business

2019-08-02T18:32:39+00:00Categories: Security Talk|

Your Internet-Connected Device May Be Up for Rent on the Dark Web: How Attackers Abuse Digital Ad Networks to Target Your Business     Digital Advertising: A Growing Multibillion Dollar Industry   Did you know that digital advertising in the United States alone crossed the $100 billion mark for the first time in 2018? On May 7, 2019, CNBC [...]

Emotet Malware Campaigns

2019-08-02T18:34:58+00:00Categories: Security Talk, Threat Intel|

    What measures have you taken to protect your organization against Emotet malware campaigns? We wish we could assure you otherwise, but your antivirus software, antispyware, and firewalls simply aren’t enough to safeguard you.   Here’s why.     What Is Emotet?   Emotet is a trojan that was first designed to steal banking credentials, but it has [...]

Emotet Changing Evasion Tactics To Avoid Detection

2019-02-16T05:18:07+00:00Categories: News and Updates, Security Talk, Threat Intel|

ElevatedPrompt has been tracking the new variant of Emotet Trojan. Mid - January 2019, our security team has seen a drastic uptick in the Emotet related campaigns and have been tracking the different variants and delivery mechanisms. The one variant that got me interested in writing this blog was the latest campaign observed on 14th February, 2019. This Emotet variant [...]

Another One Bites The Dust

2018-12-23T02:30:54+00:00Categories: Security Talk|

This holiday season give the gift of harvested credentials! It’s the gift that keeps on giving! Santa, who is most definitely real, stopped by the office early this year and dropped off a present in the form of another phishing attempt. If you haven’t read my last post involving a fake banking site you can check it out here. [...]

Phishing Expedition

2018-11-20T23:25:43+00:00Categories: Security Talk|

Phishing can come in a couple different forms. It can be an email campaign where the sender spoofs the from address to look like that of a company’s CEO. The unsuspecting administrative staff receives an urgent request to go to the nearest Apple store and purchase thousands of dollars worth of iTunes gift cards for a prospective new client.  [...]

BSides Vancouver 2017 Crypto Puzzle

2017-03-19T03:33:15+00:00Categories: Security Talk|

Cryptography puzzles at security events can be fun and challenging. It gives us a chance to not only test our cryptography skills, but it also puts our problems solving and social engineering skills to the test. The founders of ElevatedPrompt, Jason and Chandra (who was a previous DefCon Badge challenge winner) solved the cryptography puzzle this year at BSides Vancouver, and [...]

Come by our booth March 18 & 19, 2019 at BSides Vancouver, a two-day, high-caliber gathering for information security professionals, hackers, coders and the greater tech community. link to https://bsidesvancouver.com/