Forensics: Analyzing a WordPress Attack / Hack

Analysis Website Security Hack

Recently one of our honeypots was it by an attacker and in the process we were able to gather a bunch of good intelligence on the actions taken by the attacker. I write and detail the forensics of the attack in my latest post, for Sucuri: Case Study: Analyzing a WordPress Attack – Dissecting the…

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OSSEC: Stop Agent Email Notifications from Being Grouped


This a quick post, for those of you that manage multiple agents under your manager, there might be instances where your email notifications will group different agent notifications together. This has to do with two things: Number of emails sent in an hour Grouping setting is On Default Max Emails By default, OSSEC has a…

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OSSEC – Detecting New Files – Understanding How it Works


I recently saw some discussion in the OSSEC distribution list of someone having an issue with getting OSSEC syscheck to work right in real-time. It reminded me of a similar issue I had with my own configuration and others I have read about, so I figured I’d write something to shed light on how OSSEC’s…

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