The Tiberium blog

Recent events, threats, and all things cyber

Announcement: We have big news!

This year is a huge year for Tiberium. I would personally like to thank Tiberium’s customers, partners, and colleagues who have supported the vision. You have put your cyber defence trust in us, and for that, we are humbled. We are growing fast, the year ahead will be like no other in my life. Building … Read more

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WhatsApp Doc

Happy New Year from all of us at Tiberium! As we plough headlong into 2021 with chaos everywhere, not least at the UK/European border and in the United States of America (curious isn’t it that the National Security machine of the USA didn’t anticipate a whiff of trouble at The Capitol or elsewhere from disturbed … Read more

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An Ill Wind From The East

The week before last we wrote about the announcement from FireEye claiming that a nation-state with ‘top-tier offensive capabilities’ had stolen its stash of ‘Red Team assessment tools’. The announcement raised more questions than it answered, however, we were sure that with the impressive forensic capabilities of the former Mandiant part of FireEye, they would … Read more

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Burning Down The House

This week, none other than top-flight information security outfit FireEye announced that it had been hacked, claiming that a nation-state with ‘top-tier offensive capabilities’ had stolen its stash of ‘Red Team assessment tools’. Since FireEye acquired the go-to (for large corporate, Enterprises and those with deep pockets at least) incident response firm in 2014, in fact, … Read more

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Had a CIT0 Day?

This is a story that doesn’t appear to be going anywhere soon, is very intriguing and most importantly seems to be the work of cat stroking, possibly Eastern European or Russian master criminals (mwahahaha), so we thought we would try our best to explain it. Here goes… First a bit of the history. Way back … Read more

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Mine’s a Double, Trouble

The Ragnar Locker outfit has been right at it over the last few weeks. We have heard of companies large and small being taken out by their devious and despicable activities in which they obviously encrypt as much of the victim’s shizzle that they can get their filthy little paws on and then use a … Read more

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Nothin’ going on but the rent

If you have worked in the Information Technology business for any time, you will recognise a number of repeating patterns. One is the cycle of large central systems (AKA Mainframes), being replaced by distributed devices and file servers, followed by the three-tier web model, now implemented using shared infrastructure (AKA ‘The Cloud’). One has to … Read more

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GRU Some

This blog was supposed to be written and posted weeks ago and was originally about the indictment of named Russian GRU officers by the FBI, but we have been crazily busy winning business here at Tiberium Towers, so we humbly apologise for the delay. Now back in the swing of things and having come up … Read more

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To open source or not to open source

This is one of the most controversial topics in technology – if free open source software is “better” than paid and maintained software. This is a big topic for discussion, but I only want to focus on the security element between Windows/Linux/OS X and iOS/Android. In 2015 I worked for an Apple Premium Reseller, and … Read more

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