Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Comments
A Look At Sony Wiper In Action
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
jzepp
50%
50%
jzepp,
User Rank: Apprentice
2/18/2015 | 7:41:14 PM
Re: Falcon
I have first hand daily use knowledge of Falcon, beginning with a successful POC last year resulting in enterprise rollout (which I'm in the middle of now). Seeing it in action in my own environment, I'm a believer. The behavior monitoring discussed in the presentation is indeed impressive and valuable, but there's more to it than that. The capture in real time and storage of every execution, command line entry, file system write of executables (and lots more) plus the interface to easily query against all of that data has been key already to many of the troublesome daily investigations that incident responders have to do. Sometimes (all the time?) network based detectors don't give you the whole story. That said, it's not a completely mature product yet. They've spent their time focusing on the core functions, finding the bad, stopping it, and not failing silently (I.e., when they don't highlight on some activity as an active alert, the data is still there in the system to find it...think Network Flight Recorder for the endpoint). There are upcoming functions that they're working on that will make the product better that aren't yet implemented. That said, they're going in the right directions with those.
RyanSepe
50%
50%
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
2/18/2015 | 2:53:03 PM
Falcon
I have seen a demo of this Falcon tool firsthand, and I can attest to its impressiveness. As the article denotes, this endpoint tool was able to detect these types of intrusions in real time. It can be employed with the typical base OS types. Windows, Apple, Linux excluded I believe. As well as mobile devices that have similar architecture such as the Surface Tablet. However, I have not experienced any organizations I have been employed at use it.


Does anyone in this community have firsthand experience with Falcon on a daily basis? What do you think of the tool? Pros/Cons


Edge-DRsplash-10-edge-articles
I Smell a RAT! New Cybersecurity Threats for the Crypto Industry
David Trepp, Partner, IT Assurance with accounting and advisory firm BPM LLP,  7/9/2021
News
Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
Commentary
It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon
Current Issue
How Enterprises Are Assessing Cybersecurity Risk in Today's Environment
The adoption of cloud services spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in pressure on cyber-risk professionals to focus on vulnerabilities and new exposures that stem from pandemic-driven changes. Many cybersecurity pros expect fundamental, long-term changes to their organization's computing and data security due to the shift to more remote work and accelerated cloud adoption. Download this report from Dark Reading to learn more about their challenges and concerns.
Flash Poll
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2019-25056
PUBLISHED: 2022-01-26
In Bromite through 78.0.3904.130, there are adblock rules in the release APK; therefore, probing which resources are blocked and which aren't can identify the application version and defeat the User-Agent protection mechanism.
CVE-2022-0355
PUBLISHED: 2022-01-26
Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor in NPM hiep-simple-get prior to 4.0.1.
CVE-2021-46559
PUBLISHED: 2022-01-26
The firmware on Moxa TN-5900 devices through 3.1 has a weak algorithm that allows an attacker to defeat an inspection mechanism for integrity protection.
CVE-2021-46560
PUBLISHED: 2022-01-26
The firmware on Moxa TN-5900 devices through 3.1 allows command injection that could lead to device damage.
CVE-2022-23959
PUBLISHED: 2022-01-26
In Varnish Cache before 6.6.2 and 7.x before 7.0.2, Varnish Cache 6.0 LTS before 6.0.10, and and Varnish Enterprise (Cache Plus) 4.1.x before 4.1.11r6 and 6.0.x before 6.0.9r4, request smuggling can occur for HTTP/1 connections.