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Entries by Steve Challans


“LOG4J” Vulnerability and Snare

The latest cyber vulnerability that lies in the Log4j open source Apache logging framework has been impacting systems worldwide. The recent vulnerability report called Log4j is a critical vulnerability for Java-based applications, as it can lead to a RCE depending on the configuration of the system. There is active exploitation in the wild and systems […]


Snare’s ISO 27001 Certification & Commitment to Cyber Security

ISO 27001 Certification Prophecy International is continuously investing time and resources to meet customers’ strict requirements for internal controls over financial reporting and data protection across a variety of high regulated industries. We are pleased to announce that Prophecy International has successfully completed ISO 27001 certification for its applications Snare and emite, covering the development […]

XDR & Sysmon – How Snare Can Help

Snare XDR and Sysmon Threat detection software has evolved significantly in recent years. Malware detection and prevention software began incorporating endpoint detection and response (EDR) in a change of tactics in response to more comprehensive, dangerous, and self-masking malware variants. The market has adopted a few different flavours of Detect/Response mechanisms – EDR, Network Detection […]

Snare Detection for Mimikatz PrintNightmare

Background on the Print Spooler Vulnerability The recent threat posted by Microsoft for a print spooler vulnerability is subject to exploitation from tools such as Mimikatz, a tool that can steal user credentials and potentially facilitates lateral movement of an attacker in the network. PrintNightmare directly affects the native Windows service named “Print Spooler” that […]