Tech support scams – which attempt to extort money from vulerable people by exploiting their lack of technical knowledge – are difficult to stop, but I recently discovered a Twitch streamer working to raise awareness of the threat.
After extracting data from Google Chrome last month, next on our journey into the eye-opening world of Windows forensics it’s time to retrieve the user’s Firefox history to see which websites they’ve been visiting in Mozilla’s browser.
I’ve been sticking to several new year’s resolutions in 2019, including learning languages, staying fit, and working on geeky projects – and leaving Facebook has helped to give me the time and focus I’ve needed to stay on track.
Web browsing data can tell an analyst a lot about what happened on a system before they got their hands on it. Here’s how to extract the history of the most popular browser – Google Chrome – with a new Python module for our forensics tool.
My blog has had a bit of a cyber security learning theme recently (I have a couple more posts lines up on the topic, too) and it’s only set to continue this week with a great free resource that I first learnt about at the SANS Cyber Retraining Academy.