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Posted on 2019-12-25 by Deandre Hall
InQuest combines Deep File Inspection (DFI) and RetroHunting™ to bring the threat hunting capabilities of VirusTotal Intelligence to your own environment. VirusTotal provides analysts with powerful tools to threat hunt against millions of files, domains, and IPs, but has the drawback of not currently offering a self-hosted option for organizations that wish to keep their data private.
Posted on 2019-12-24 by William MacArthur
No one wants to get coal in their stocking, but it does happen. Unfortunately, your stocking is a computer, and bad guys are delivering the coal in the form of Ransomware.
Posted on 2019-11-26 by William MacArthur
The holidays are here! The heavy rotation of holiday music fills our cars with songs like Feliz Navidad and Frosty the Snowman. YES, it is time for some stoplight karaoke with friends, and family (pets). Since this time of year is both fun and a bit stressful, we wanted to briefly go over some commonly observed threats that folks will encounter this holiday season and beyond.
Posted on 2019-11-13 by Josiah Smith
Field notes pertaining to a low detection (5/60) malicious document that leverages a macro+form to pivot to VBE in serb.xml from jplymell[.]com. The lure then pivots to smartapp.jpg, a PE32 executable from the same source. An executable with much better detection than the carrier which delivered it (17/69).
Posted on 2019-10-30 by Rob King
Earlier this year, we here at InQuest launched our new InQuest Labs data portal. Labs is an amazing resource, with a plethora of useful tools and intelligence offerings. Much could be written about the site, and much has been...but not about this part right here: Base64 Regular Expression Generator.

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