Cisco Talos

May 3, 2019


Threat Roundup for April 26 to May 3

Talos lists ten of the most prevalent threats observed between April 26 and May 03, summarizing key behavioral characteristics, and discussing how our customers are automatically protected from these threats.

April 11, 2019


Sextortion Profits Decline Despite Higher Volume, New Techniques

Sextortionists are doing everything to evade spam filters and convince potential victims that perceived threats are real. Here are some recent changes we’ve seen in the sextortion email landscape.

March 20, 2019


Ransomware or Wiper? LockerGoga Straddles the Line

LockerGoga is a ransomware variant that, while lacking sophistication, can still cause extensive damage to organizations or individuals. Talos has also seen wiper malware impersonate ransomware, such as NotPetya.

March 4, 2019


Better: Cisco Security Drives Innovation, Growth and Empowers Customers

Today, 250,000 organizations globally are placing their trust in Cisco Security. With our world-leading threat intelligence by Cisco Talos, we block billions of threats every day.

February 18, 2019


JavaScript bridge makes malware analysis with WinDbg easier

As malware researchers, we spend several days a week debugging malware in order to learn more about it. For that, we have several powerful and popular user mode tools to...

February 13, 2019


Cisco at RSA Conference 2019 – Making security better

At RSAC 2019 we’ll be making some key announcements that extend our strategy of putting “Security Above Everything.”

February 6, 2019


2018 in Snort Signatures

The cybersecurity field shifted quite a bit in 2018. With the boom of cryptocurrency, we saw a transition from ransomware to cryptocurrency miners. Talos researchers identified APT campaigns including VPNFilter,...

December 15, 2018


Black Hat Europe 2018

Black Hat Europe 2018 activity in the NOC was exciting from the first day and it never let up through the week.