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Emmanuel Tacheau

Malware Researcher

Cisco Talos Security Intelligence & Research Group

Emmanuel Tacheau is a malware researcher for Cisco's Talos Security Intelligence and Research Group. Cisco's Talos Team is dedicated to advancing state-of-the-art threat defense and enhancing the value of Cisco's security products.

Emmanuel has over 16 years of experience in Information Security, working previously for Symantec and F-Secure. Emmanuel's computer experience ranges from malware analysis, reverse engineering, operating system programming, and hacking to thwarting misuse of Internet application and layer protocols. 

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July 3, 2014

SECURITY

The Art of Escape

Craig Williams and Jaeson Schultz have contributed to this post. We blogged in September of 2013 about variants of Havex. A month ago on June 2, 2014, I had the chance to give a presentation at AREA41.  In my presentation “The Art of Escape,” I talked about targeted attacks involving watering holes. If we look at the timeline of the attacks we see […]

September 18, 2013

SECURITY

Watering-Hole Attacks Target Energy Sector

Beginning in early May, Cisco TRAC has observed a number of malicious redirects that appear to be part of a watering-hole style attack targeting the Energy & Oil sector. The structure consists of several compromised domains, of which some play the role of redirector and others the role of malware host. Observed watering-hole style domains […]