We are happy to announce that the Art of Memory Forensics, a book co-written by Hacker Academy Senior Instructor Andrew Case, is now available at bookstores worldwide. The book is over 900 pages and covers memory forensics and malware analysis across Windows, Linux, and Mac systems. It was co-written with the other core developers of the open source Volatility Memory Forensics framework. Volatility has been in active development since 2007, and it is one of the most widely used tools …

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It has been about a month since our last Security Round Up, which leaves us with plenty to report on. August 19, 2014 Ebola Virus Being Used as Bait to Spread Malware As people have started to become more aware of common cyber attacks, cyber criminals are using new and innovative methods to compromise PCs. One of the recent evolution of attacks include infecting PCs with phishing emails that talk about the latest headlines. This time, it’s about the Ebola virus …

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THA in Vegas

Everyone’s favorite time of year is upon us! Thousands of information security professionals are descending on Las Vegas for the premier conferences of the year, Black Hat and DEF CON. There’s plenty going on over the next few days to keep everyone more than busy, but we’d love if you’d stop by and say hello to a member of THA’s team. We have two dedicated places where you can find us. On August 6th, we’re hosting a party with the …

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Enjoy some of the top cyber security news articles from the last week. July 14, 2014 Beware Keyloggers at Hotel Business Centers In a non-public advisory distributed to companies in the hospitality industry on July 10, the Secret Service and the Department of Homeland Security’s National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) warned that a task force in Texas recently arrested suspects who have compromised computers within several major hotel business centers in the Dallas/Fort Worth areas. Full article is …

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Our second addition to our blogging series is coming to you a bit late, however that has left us with plenty of security news updates to inform you of. July 3, 2014 Feds unmask mystery hacker who “hamburgled” Burger King Twitter account About a year and a half ago, if you remember, Burger King’s Twitter account was hijacked resulting in a false announcement being made that claimed Burger King was bought by one of it’s competitors, McDonalds. Continuous investigations have finally …

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