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Ariel Ainhoren

Ariel Ainhoren
Ariel Ainhoren is a Security Researcher at IntSights, focused on discovering new cyber trends, threats, hacker strategies and vulnerabilities. He is a seasoned security professional with over 8 years of experience in the cyber industry, with expertise in computer forensics, malicious programs, vulnerability management and Microsoft Products. Ariel enjoys solving cyber puzzles, preferably byte by byte.
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Recent Posts

Now that Halloween is over, we can officially begin the holiday season! That means retailers are gearing up with new ad campaigns, seasonal hiring and special holiday deals. It also means that cybercriminals are gearing up with new strategies and tactics for how to scam retailers and unknowing...

Over the past few years, online shopping has grown significantly, making it extremely easy to order anything you like, whenever you like, to wherever you like. Technology has made it more convenient for us to purchase goods, and hackers are no exception. This why one of the most targeted sectors...

A few weeks ago, I posted a blog about "Digital Footprints" and how cybercriminals use them in their attacks. This is a key challenge for almost every organization, yet most don’t have any tools in place to monitor and track their digital footprint, which means their attack surface is growing...

A lot has been said about the term “Digital Footprint”. The term relates to all of the digital bread crumbs left by an individual or a company across the public web. Have you ever uploaded a resume to a site? Posted your birthday photos to Facebook? Published an article? Built a new website? ...

On May 28, 2018, news reports started to surface about a data breach affecting two CIBC (Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce) subsidiaries – BMO (Bank of Montreal) and Simplii Financial. The reports stated that a data breach had occurred and that 90,000 customer records had been leaked. Hackers...

So, it's time to go to the bank again. As you wait in line, you look around and think about the security measures around you: big vaults, security cameras, and even bulletproof glass at the counter. On the surface, everything looks secure, but if a trained thief stood there instead of you, they...

In recent years, DevOps, the culture and practice of automating and monitoring the development life cycle, has enabled delivering software increasingly faster and shortening the time to market. Many companies have transitioned to working in a CI/CD cycle, continuously releasing software on a...

On January the 28th, a new threat was added to the black market section of a notorious Russian Cyber Crime Forum. The post introduced a new type of ransomware, dubbed GandCrab. The post presented the ransomware as a “partnerka” (affiliation program) where the developer picks its “partners”, and...