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Employee Spotlight: Gina Dustova

Name: Gandzhina (Gina) Dustova Title: Advisory Team Intern Time at Rook: June 1st, 2015 – present Current City: Indianapolis, IN Hometown: Dushanbe, Tajikistan Link to LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=141703290   Before working at Rook Security, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had? I used to work for United Nations in Dushanbe office in […]

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Source Code for Milano v1.0.1 Available on GitHub

Newsletter Stay ahead of the curve with alerts from Rook Security. Sign up In order to ensure full transparency and growth to the Milano tool, we are releasing the source code on GitHub (link below). Our intentions are to give people a way to protect themselves. The executable was created with the lowest technical user […]

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Cyber-blackmail: How valuable is your personal life?

Interesting news broke recently about the alleged breach of 37 million customer accounts at AshleyMadison.com. For those of you that are monogamous and may not know the site, Ashley Madison is like Match.com, but unapologetically markets itself to those who wish to cheat on their spouse or significant other. Read Rook Security CEO JJ Thompson’s comments to […]

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Hacking as a Competitive Sport, In Sports

Mike Patterson’s blog was recently featured on the RSA Conference featured here. Below are his full thoughts. Recently we witnessed a rookie’s debut into the world of the breached–the MLB’s Houston Astros. With St. Louis Cardinals management now acknowledging its role in the attack to obtain operational information, it is a fascinating development for a […]

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New Hacking Team IOC’s Released

Newsletter Stay ahead of the curve with alerts from Rook Security. Sign up Our analysis of the Hacking Team files continues.   The 1.0.1 release of Milano contains a new set of IOC’s which are based on 312 malicious or weaponizable file hashes. Download here: OpenIOC v1.0 and OpenIOC v1.1 (Versioning is based on OpenIOC […]

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Rook second in IBJ’s Fast 25

Rook Security was named the No. 2 fastest growing company in the Indianapolis area by the Indianapolis Business Journal and its annual Fast 25 list. The Fast 25 recognizes the fastest growing private companies in Indianapolis. The past three-year growth of Rook has been 416 percent with a 2014 revenue of nearly $7 million. This award follows a […]

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Milano: Hacking Team Malware Detection Utility

Newsletter Stay ahead of the curve with alerts from Rook Security. Sign up Overview When news broke last week of the high profile Hacking Team Breach, Rook Security mobilized its Rapid Response Team to develop new technology to quickly conduct analysis of the exceptionally large, 400 GB, data sets. Rook was the first to create […]

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High Profile Targets at Risk Through Google Play Apps

In analyzing the Hacking Team Breach (HTB) exploit code, the Rook SECOPS threat intelligence team identified a package of code that facilitates selective exploitation of Android phones through Google Play apps.   This attack vector can be utilized by any application in the Google Play store to carry out surgical or widespread compromise of app […]

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Hacking Team’s Android Malware Framework

Core-Android-Market contains a framework for hacking targets via Android application. The framework allows you to deliver custom payload for each target based on their IMEI number. This project includes a proof-of-concept application called “BeNews”, which was published to Google Play store and has three main parts: The news News server The application Application itself is […]

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Employee Spotlight: Nick Strader

Welcome to our Employee Spotlight blog series, which features Q&A’s from Rook employees as a fun way for you to get to know our team. Name: Nick Strader Title: Accounting and Finance Intern Time at Rook: May 2015 – Present Hometown: Noblesville Link to LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/nicholas-strader/98/72a/218 What has been your favorite memory/achievement working at Rook […]

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