Security

January 22, 2018

SECURITY

Three Things Businesses Can Do to Protect Data Privacy

Today, protecting data privacy is a must. Companies must demonstrate how they are protecting data privacy to earn the trust of global customers, users, partners and employees.

January 18, 2018

THREAT RESEARCH

The Many Tentacles of the Necurs Botnet

This post was written by Jaeson Schultz. Introduction Over the past five years the Necurs botnet has established itself as the largest purveyor of spam worldwide. Necurs is responsible for emailing massive amounts of banking malware, ransomware, dating spam, pump-n-dump stock scams, work from home schemes, and even cryptocurrency wallet credential phishing. Necurs sends so much […]

January 18, 2018

SECURITY

Who Is Managing Our Data Assets?

Most organizations have people or teams to optimally manage their valuable corporate assets. Real estate teams manage and optimize the use of space.  IT manages the technology.  Same with inventory, cash and investments, and people resources. Even intangibles like patents and other intellectual property.  But with data – arguably one of our most valuable resources […]

January 17, 2018

THREAT RESEARCH

Vulnerability Spotlight: Tinysvcmdns Multi-label DNS DoS Vulnerabilility

Overview Talos is disclosing a single NULL pointer dereference vulnerability in the tinysvcmdns library. Tinysvcmdns is a tiny MDNS responder implementation for publishing services. This is essentially a mini and embedded version of Avahi or Bonjour. Read More >>

January 16, 2018

SECURITY

Broadening the Art of the Possible Through Diversity

During a recent conversation with an industry peer and great friend, he asked, “How did you make Cisco’s Security and Trust Organization so inclusive and diverse?” The question made me...

January 15, 2018

THREAT RESEARCH

Korea In The Crosshairs

This article exposes the malicious activities of Group 123 during 2017. We assess with high confidence that Group 123 was responsible for six campaigns targeting both Korean and Non-Korean institutions.

January 12, 2018

SECURITY

Security Challenges and Opportunities: The Security Day at Cisco Live in Barcelona on 29th January

Join us in Barcelona for the latest threat intelligence information and demonstrations on how we help our customers stop more threats, respond faster and use automation to bolster their security posture.

January 11, 2018

THREAT RESEARCH

Vulnerability Spotlight: Multiple Unpatched Vulnerabilities in Blender Identified

Talos discloses multiple vulnerabilities identified in Blender that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. Blender. Users opening a crafted file could trigger a vulnerability and be exploited or compromised.

January 10, 2018

THREAT RESEARCH

Vulnerability Spotlight: Ruby Rails Gem XSS Vulnerabilities

Talos has discovered two XSS vulnerabilities in Ruby Rails Gems. Rails is a Ruby framework designed to create web services or web pages. Ruby Gems is a package manager for distributing software packages as ‘gems’. The two XSS vulnerabilities were discovered in two different gem packages: delayed_job_web and rails_admin. Ruby is widely used as a […]

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