Crime, ransomware and defense

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“I rob banks because that is where the money is”, is a famous quote attributed to (in)famous bank robber Willie Sutton[1]. It is also known as Sutton’s Law. Suttons law still holds true for many things, including modern (cyber)crime. If you want to earn money from your crimes, focus on what people value most.   Ransomware is an example of just this. Criminals target what is most valuable to organisations and individuals, their data or memories.   The... read more >

Mission Critical Kubernetes

Do you think it is possible to utilise Kubernetes to deliver an enterprise mission critical system with 100% functional uptime; including high availability, monitoring, multi cloud, multi tenancy, lifecycle management, testing and more? The short answer = It can be done. Our colleagues Michael Russell and Andy Repton were invited at Cloud Native Con to share the story of their Kubernetes-journey, including all their challenges and solutions. Enjoy the video! read more >

Phish Bait - The discovery of a massive multi-bank Phishing as a Service platform

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On the 26th of October 2016 the Schuberg Philis CSIRT team received three alerts that started an investigation. During this investigation we discovered an early version of a online phishing site containing over 1200 online banking URLs with matching strings for failed login, please wait and site unavailable. In this story the technical details of the site and the investigation. read more >

What others say about our Mission Critical Cloud

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We have built our Mission Critical Cloud (MCC) first and foremost as a trustworthy, secured, and extremely reliable IaaS environment for our customer’s needs. A true  IaaS building block, as part of our foundational services for mission critical outsourcing challenges.   Cloud Spectator is comparing us more at the technical level with AWS and Azure. The results of the past 6 months are a nice ‘cherry on the pie’; our hard work to combine the best... read more >

Cosmic Bubble

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Hello world. I need your help. Because I can't find you.   Oh and who are you? You are my new colleague. A specific one I have to admit.   I’ll explain what I think you look like but first a quick word about us. Schuberg Philis. 15 years young. You might know us as the company that introduced 100% functional availability for business critical applications in the IT outsourcing arena. Quite successful I might say. With a very specific organizational setup... read more >