Cisco Talos

January 14, 2021

SECURITY

Cisco Secure Workload Immediate Actions in Response to “SUNBURST” Trojan and Backdoor

Cisco Secure Workload can directly support both initial steps to assist in the identification of compromised assets and the application of network restrictions to control network traffic through central automation of distributed firewalls at the workload level.

December 21, 2020

THREAT RESEARCH

Talos Vulnerability Discovery Year in Review — 2020

Cisco Talos' Systems Vulnerability Research Team discovered 231 vulnerabilities this year across a wide range of products. And thanks to our vendor partners, these vulnerabilities were patched and published before any attackers could exploit them. Mitigating possible zero-day breeches in your defenses is the easiest and fastest way to prevent wide-ranging and business-critical cyber attacks.

December 18, 2020

THREAT RESEARCH

Threat Roundup for December 11 to December 18

Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we’ve observed between December 11 and December 18. As with previous roundups, this post isn’t meant to be an in-depth analysis. Instead, this post will summarize the threats we’ve observed by highlighting key behavioral characteristics, indicators of compromise, and discussing how our customers are […]

December 17, 2020

THREAT RESEARCH

Talos Tools of the Trade

If you’re looking for something to keep you busy while we’re all stuck inside during the holidays, Cisco Talos has a few tools for you you can play with in the coming days and weeks. We recently updated GhIDA to work with the latest version of IDA and we are releasing new features for the […]

December 16, 2020

SECURITY

Security Stories review of the year, with Fareedah Shaheed and Ben Munroe

We review the most impactful security events of 2020, and welcome our guest Fareedah Shaheed. As well as being a well renowned security expert and entrepreneur, Fareedah has just been named on Forbes’ list of 30 under 30 for those who are making waves in enterprise technology.

December 11, 2020

THREAT RESEARCH

Threat Roundup for December 4 to December 11

Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we’ve observed between December 4 and December 11. As with previous roundups, this post isn’t meant to be an in-depth analysis. Instead, this post will summarize the threats we’ve observed by highlighting key behavioral characteristics, indicators of compromise, and discussing how our customers are […]

December 9, 2020

THREAT RESEARCH

FireEye Breach Detection Guidance

Cyber security firm FireEye recently disclosed an incident that was reported to have resulted in the inadvertent disclosure of various internally developed offensive security tools (OSTs) that were used across FireEye red-team engagements. Some of these tools appear to be based on well-known offensive frameworks like Cobalt Strike. This is even evident in the naming […]

December 4, 2020

THREAT RESEARCH

Threat Roundup for November 27 to December 4

Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we’ve observed between November 27 and December 4. As with previous roundups, this post isn’t meant to be an in-depth analysis. Instead, this post will summarize the threats we’ve observed by highlighting key behavioral characteristics, indicators of compromise, and discussing how our customers are automatically […]

November 20, 2020

THREAT RESEARCH

Threat Roundup for November 13 to November 20

Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we’ve observed between November 13 and November 20. As with previous roundups, this post isn’t meant to be an in-depth analysis. Instead, this post will summarize the threats we’ve observed by highlighting key behavioral characteristics, indicators of compromise, and discussing how our customers are automatically […]