Blog Posts Tagged with "Magenta"


Former HBGary Federal CEO Withdraws from DEFCON Panel

July 28, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"HBGary's choice to go the legal route to block Aaron from speaking in general about topics that are relevant to our industry is sad, and demonstrates that HBGary is not committed to advancing the information security field."'s 'Jericho' told Infosec Island...

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HBGary's Open Letter to Customers and the Defense Marketplace

April 15, 2011 Added by:Headlines

While some details seem to jibe with the information contained in the tens-of-thousands of leaked emails, the letter for the most part just comes off as a generic attempt to rewrite the record and further distance HBGary Inc. from the activities of Aaron Barr and HBGary Federal..

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HBGary Rootkits: Catch Me If You Can!

March 24, 2011 Added by:Pascal Longpre

Documents leaked in the attack on HBGary shed light on numerous rootkit technologies designed to evade or bypass mainstream detection software and circumvent protections thought to be unbreakable by design. Malware like this also renders disk encryption, DLP and SIEM solutions mostly irrelevant...

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HBGary Federal CEO Aaron Barr Resigns

March 01, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Debate has ensued about whether private security companies should be actively developing strategies that include potentially illegal acts, engaging in disinformation and propaganda campaigns on behalf of the government, and developing powerful cyber offensive weapons...

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Magenta: HBGary Federal's Cyberoffense Failure

February 21, 2011 Added by:J. Oquendo

Magenta would be a new breed of windows based rootkit. The Magenta rootkit body is injected into kernel memory via the DriverEntry() partial-load technique. Once loaded into kernel memory, Magenta would automatically identify an active process/thread context to inject itself via an APC...

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