Tag: DNSbl

BadRabbit have no fear

Another ransomeware hit the streets called “BadRabbit” on October 24th, 2017.  I’ve read a little bit about it BUT dear reader have no fear.  If you’re behind one of our firewalls; a popular open source FreeBSD based firewall loaded up with block lists galore, intrusion detection (IDS), Geo IP Blocking […]

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DNS block lists & why you NEED to use them!

We all know about IPBL’s or “IP Block Lists” (a.k.a IP Blackhole Lists).  They’re great right?  What about applying the same logic to DNS? DNS works like this: On your computing device you browse to yahoo.com and your computing device says…hey, I don’t happen to know what yahoo.com is…hey DNS […]

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Fireball Malware and Malvertising

A new Malvertising attack is in the news…isn’t it always?  This time (June of 2017) it infected / affected 250 million hosts.  How does it work?  It works by leveraging the online advertising mechanisms that advertise to you!  This one is “new” in that it generates revenue by fake clicks […]

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IP Block Lists

There are many ways to protect your network.  One of the many ways EITS works to protect their clients is with a “honey pot” the unsuspecting hacker or hacker bot finds.  They or their mechanisms try to hack any number of services (mail, ftp, ssh, etc) which we detect then […]

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