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Splunk Threat Research Team
Splunk Threat Research Team


The Splunk Threat Research Team is an active part of a customer’s overall defense strategy by enhancing Splunk security offerings with verified research and security content such as use cases, detection searches, and playbooks. We help security teams around the globe strengthen operations by providing tactical guidance and insights to detect, investigate and respond against the latest threats. The Splunk Threat Research Team focuses on understanding how threats, actors, and vulnerabilities work, and the team replicates attacks which are stored as datasets in the Attack Data repository

Our goal is to provide security teams with research they can leverage in their day to day operations and to become the industry standard for SIEM detections. We are a team of industry-recognized experts who are encouraged to improve the security industry by sharing our work with the community via conference talks, open-sourcing projects, and writing white papers or blogs. You will also find us presenting our research at conferences such as Defcon, Blackhat, RSA, and many more.

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Security 5 Min Read

Detect WS_FTP Server Exploitation with Splunk Attack Range

The Splunk Threat Research Team shares how they used Splunk Attack Range to develop detection content related to CVE-2023-40044.
Security 8 Min Read

Defending the Gates: Understanding and Detecting Ave Maria (Warzone) RAT

The Splunk Threat Research Team provides a deep-dive analysis of Ave Maria RAT, also known as 'Warzone RAT.'
Security 8 Min Read

Amadey Threat Analysis and Detections

The Splunk Threat Research Team shares a deep-dive analysis of the Amadey Trojan Stealer, an active and prominent malware that first emerged on the cybersecurity landscape in 2018 and has maintained a persistent botnet infrastructure ever since.
Security 9 Min Read

Don’t Get a PaperCut: Analyzing CVE-2023-27350

The Splunk Threat Research team shares insights on the CVE-2023-27350 vulnerability, proof of concept scripts, setting up Splunk logging, and detecting adversaries for secure printing.
Security 11 Min Read

Do Not Cross The 'RedLine' Stealer: Detections and Analysis

The Splunk Threat Research Team provides a deep dive analysis of the RedLine Stealer threat and shares valuable insights to help enable blue teamers to defend against and detect this malware variant.
Security 5 Min Read

Security Content from the Splunk Threat Research Team

The blog explains how STRT develops Splunk Security Content, aiding detection engineering and threat research teams to efficiently detect and respond to potential threats, using ESCU App amidst growing security incidents and system complexity.