Fun with Web deobfuscation

You may not know it, but for the past several months OpenDNS has been building an incredible community of security enthusiasts.  We recently received an interesting site submission from someone in our security community that presented a challenge in obfuscation research.

Before I explain, here’s a bit of background. The first thing a malware author does before releasing malicious code is to check that popular antiviruses and content filters are not going to detect it. Evasion techniques are numerous and constantly evolving, and ...

Cloud Security Alliance: Top Threats to Mobile Computing

A few years ago I was invited to co-chair the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) annual report, Top Threats to Cloud Computing. With the Top Threats report due for its third iteration, I really wanted to push the boundaries of what we were exploring. From my work leading the security research team here at OpenDNS, I know that the greatest threats facing businesses today can no longer be simply attributed to cloud computing. It’s much bigger than that. There has been ...