Chrome Extension

by Elvis Hovor

Introduction

TruSTAR is a threat intelligence platform designed to accelerate incident analysis process and exchange of intelligence among various internal and external teams. This document provides a description of the Chrome extension that leverages TruSTAR’s capabilities. This document provides a step by step guide to install, setup and troubleshoot the TruSTAR Chrome extension.

This App allows users to highlight text from their Chrome browser and see what kind of context is available from the TruSTAR platform. If there is additional context available on TruSTAR a deep link is shown on the extension window that takes you to the TruSTAR Station. TruSTAR arms security teams with the high signal intelligence from sources such as internal historical data, open and closed intelligence feeds and anonymized incident reports from TruSTAR’s vetted community of enterprise members.

App Setup

Download from Chrome Web Store 

Manual Installation: The following bundles are required for successful manual install of the TruSTAR extension.

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Bundle Name

Description

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TruSTAR Chrome Extension.zip

This bundle contains all the supported TruSTAR actions the extension.

Installation

  1. Unzip TruSTAR Chrome Extension.zip on your local drive.
  2. Type in chrome://extensions in your Chrome browser window.
  3. Make sure the Developer Mode box has been checked.
  4. Click on Load Unpacked Extension button.
  5. Navigate to the folder where you unpacked the TruSTAR Chrome extension and select it.
  6. You should see the TruSTAR Chrome extension installed successfully.

Configuring

  1. You should see the TruSTAR logo in the top right navbar of Chrome.You should see the TruSTAR logo in the top right navbar of Chrome.
  2. Click on the TruSTAR icon
  3. You should then see the following pop-up:
  4. Use your API key and API secret to enter your credentials. You can get your TruSTAR key and secret here: https://station.trustar.co/settings/api NOTE: You will only be able to paste one as navigating away from the extension closes the window losing the pasted data. So paste either the secret or key and type the other.
  5.  Click on Save button.

Using the Extension

  1. In your Chrome browser find an IOC of interest.
  2. Highlight the IOC and right click on the highlighted text.
  3. In the drop down panel you will see “Search with TruSTAR”. Click on it.
  4. You will see the results populated in the extension window in the top right.

Uninstall

  1. Type in chrome://extensions in your Chrome browser window.
  2. Find the TruSTAR extension.
  3. Uncheck the Enabled box.
  4. Click on the Trash can icon to delete the extension.

Troubleshooting

Please reach out to support@trustar.co for any additional questions.

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