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Talos Security Intelligence & Research Group

The Talos Security Intelligence and Research Group (Talos) is made up of leading threat researchers supported by sophisticated systems to create threat intelligence for Cisco products that detects, analyzes and protects against both known and emerging threats. Talos maintains the official rule sets of Snort.org, ClamAV, SenderBase.org and SpamCop. This blog profile is managed by multiple authors with expertise that spans software development, reverse engineering, vulnerability triage, malware investigation and intelligence gathering.

Talos is the primary team that contributes threat information to the Cisco Collective Security Intelligence (CSI) ecosystem. Cisco CSI is shared across multiple security solutions and provides industry-leading security protections and efficacy. In addition to threat researchers, CSI is driven by intelligence infrastructure, product and service telemetry, public and private feeds and the open source community.

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August 21, 2019

THREAT RESEARCH

What you — and your company — should know about cyber insurance

It’s no longer a question of “if” any given company or organization is going to be hit with a cyber attack — it’s when. And when that attack comes, who...

August 16, 2019

THREAT RESEARCH

Threat Roundup for August 9 to August 16

Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we've observed between Aug. 9 and Aug. 16. As...

August 9, 2019

THREAT RESEARCH

Threat Roundup for August 2 to August 9

Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we've observed between Aug. 2 and Aug. 9. As...

August 2, 2019

THREAT RESEARCH

Threat Roundup for July 26 to August 2

Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we've observed between July 26 and Aug. 2. As...

July 26, 2019

THREAT RESEARCH

Threat Roundup for July 19 to July 26

Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we've observed between July 19 and July 26. As...

July 22, 2019

THREAT RESEARCH

Let’s Destroy Democracy

Election security through an adversary’s eyes This post was authored by Matt Olney

July 19, 2019

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Threat Roundup for July 12 to July 19

Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we've observed between July 12 and July 19. As...

July 15, 2019

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SWEED: Exposing years of Agent Tesla campaigns

By Edmund Brumaghin and other Cisco Talos researchers. Executive summary Cisco Talos recently identified a large number of ongoing malware distribution campaigns linked to a threat actor we're calling "SWEED,"...