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Everyone has heard my stories of “Back in my day _____.”  Graybeard Karate has been teaching himself some python-fu to round out his security toolkit.  While creating brute-forcers and crackers for his red-teaming activities he thought about distributing executables to Windows like in the old days of Internet scumbaggery.  Naturally he ran into good ole py2exe, […]

A client comes to our firm to find out whether an intern took unauthorized photos of confidential talking points in order to warn the competition. Though the suspect had a private iPhone, he backed it up to a corporate system. We use the backup to correlate unauthorized activity with corporate policy. [pdf-embedder url=”http://www.virtualnex.us/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/How_to_Use_Encrypted_iTunes_Backups_for_SMS_History_without_the_Device_or_Jailbreaking-KaradiG-VirtualNexus-FINAL.pdf”] Karadi, Gouthum […]

Microsoft Cybersecurity Summit Keynote
March 29, 2016

Nearly thirteen years ago, I worked on the largest outbreaks in corporate history.  As a third-party validator for  ExecHot, the Top 500 Microsoft customers, I traveled to client sites to mitigate the impacts of Nimda, CodeRed and SQL Slammer.  Today I attended Microsoft’s Cybersecurity Virtual Summit.  For a professional with many years of current experience, […]

Due to the awesome awesomeness of the NSA Virtual Nexus recommends that you get and use a PGP key to sign and encrypt your emails. Before you ask what PGP is, let us tell you why you care. SIGNING AND ENCRYPTING YOUR EMAILS MAKES THEM UNREADABLE TO THOSE WITHOUT THE PRIVATE KEY. Now, if you […]