Artillery version 1.3 released – new features and bug fixes.

Artillery version 1.3 is now released. This version incorporates a number of new features and bug fixes. Most specifically, when it comes to timestamp for events – all events now include timestamp data when logging remote syslog, local syslog, and file formats. This also includes when starting, stopping, or restarting Artillery. An example of this […]

United States Postal Service Breached

On November 10, 2014 the United States Postal Service (USPS) announced they were the victim of a cyber security intrusion. The breached was discovered in September and it appears that the Chinese government may be responsible. In the document “USPS Cyber Intrusion and Employee Data Compromise November 10, 2014” released on 11/10/2014, the USPS stated […]

Project Artillery is Now a Binary Defense Project!

Artillery was a tool I created a number of years ago to create a way for early warning indicators and open source threat intelligence feeds. It’s gotten a lot of momentum over time and lots of folks contributing to it. Today I am shifting Project Artillery to a much better home, our sister company Binary […]
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Active Shellshock SMTP Botnet Campaign

We recently became aware (special thanks to @slideintohome) of a SMTP botnet campaign occurring for a number of large-scale customers targeting SMTP gateways with Shellshock based attacks. The attack leverages Shellshock ( as a main attack vector through the subject, body, to, from fields (targets every main header field in order to download the perl […]
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Binary Defense Launches

Binary Defense has been a project that has been in development for over three years. David Kennedy the CTO at BDS and CEO of TrustedSec saw an immediate need to enhance monitoring and detection capabilities within the security industry. Countless times doing penetration testing and red team exercises, companies were struggling with both in-house capabilities […]