Quickpost: Encrypting Azure Virtual Machine using BitLocker

Here are the steps that are required to encrypt the disk of Azure Virtual Machine. This is a very high level overview of the process, and I do recommend on reading the full guide: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/security-center/security-center-disk-encryption#run-the-azure-disk-encryption-prerequisites-powershell-command Open Azure portal and navigate to the virtual machine (Windows 2008 R2 and above) you want to encrypt and then…

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Chasing Adversaries with Autoruns – evading techniques and countermeasures

Abstract Sysinternals Autoruns is a great utility for defenders to discover and disable malware and adversaries’ persistence points. There are similar programs, but as the author of Autoruns says: “(Autoruns) has the most comprehensive knowledge of auto-starting locations “, therefore the focus here is on Autoruns. In the last weeks couple of security researches (Kyle…

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