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USPS Scam: Very SoPHISHticated

USPS Scam: Very SoPHISHticated

  Imagine this. It arrives just like so many other SMS messages these days. It’s from an unknown number, it’s got a call to action, and it’s not overly-threatening. In fact, it’s actually kind of friendly: “Avoid package loss. Thank you!” “The USPS team wishes...

The Risks of Relying on VirusTotal for Domain Threat Intelligence

The Risks of Relying on VirusTotal for Domain Threat Intelligence

    TL;DR – By the end of this post you will have an understanding of: how VirusTotal determines the risk of a URL, why you shouldn’t rely solely on VirusTotal for threat intelligence, where VirusTotal gets their data, how to get the most recent threat...

BrightCloud URL/IP Lookup vs. alphaMountain threatYeti

BrightCloud URL/IP Lookup vs. alphaMountain threatYeti

From time to time we like to test different IP reputation and web classification solutions, and what better way than by taking the most recent SMS spam message from your mobile phone (you know you’ve gotten one recently) and putting the URL into different solutions to...

Reflections on our first RSA Conference

Reflections on our first RSA Conference

As a seed stage startup, events are hard. Giant conventions are even harder. But we didn’t let that deter us from mustering half of our small-but-mighty team to make the pilgrimage to San Francisco for the 2023 RSA Conference where we set up camp for two and a half...

alphaMountain @ RSA Conference 2023

alphaMountain @ RSA Conference 2023

We have a big week coming up with the RSA Conference. After launching threatYeti at the end of Q1, we’ve seen an exciting number of signups and inquiries about our domain and IP threat intelligence products. We are really encouraged by the enthusiasm we’re seeing for...