Cisco Talos Security Intelligence & Research Group
Jaeson Schultz is a Technical Leader for Cisco Talos Security Intelligence & Research Group. Cisco's Talos Group is dedicated to advancing the state-of-the-art of threat defense and enhancing the value of Cisco's security products.
Jaeson has over 20 years’ experience in Information Security. Jaeson's computer experience ranges from hardware hacking, to log analysis and security policy recommendation, to thwarting misuse of Internet application layer protocols like DNS, HTTP, and SMTP. Prior to working in Information Security, Jaeson studied Computer Science at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. Jaeson also currently holds an Amateur Extra radio license from the FCC under the call sign K8YJO.
On January 16, 2014, Proofpoint discussed a spam attack conducted via “smart devices which have been compromised.” Among the devices cited by Proofpoint as participating in the “Thingbot” were routers,