Cisco Talos

July 10, 2018

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Vulnerability Spotlight: Multiple Adobe Acrobat DC Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilties

Today, Talos is releasing details of a new vulnerabilities within Adobe Acrobat Reader DC that tricks a user into visiting a malicious web page.

June 29, 2018

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Vulnerability Spotlight: VMWare Workstation DoS Vulnerability

Today, Talos is disclosing a vulnerability in VMWare Workstation that could result in Denial of Service.  VMWare Workstation is a widely used virtualization platform designed to run alongside a...

May 9, 2018

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Gandcrab Ransomware Walks its Way onto Compromised Sites

While we've seen cryptocurrency miners overtake ransomware as the most popular malware on the threat landscape, Gandcrab is proof that ransomware can still strike at any time.

April 27, 2018

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Talos Threat Round Up for April 20-27

Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we've observed between April 06 and April 13. As with previous round-ups, this post isn't meant to be an...

April 5, 2018

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Critical Infrastructure at Risk: Advanced Actors Target Smart Install Client

Cisco has recently become aware of specific advanced actors targeting Cisco switches by leveraging a protocol misuse issue in the Cisco Smart Install Client.

March 13, 2018

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday – March 2018

Today, Microsoft released its monthly set of security advisories, addressing 74 new vulnerabilities, with 14 of them rated critical and 59 of them rated important.

March 1, 2018

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Vulnerability Spotlight: Simple DirectMedia Layer’s SDL2_Image

Overview Talos is disclosing several vulnerabilities identified in Simple DirectMedia Layer's SDL2_Image library that could allow code execution. Simple DirectMedia Layer is a cross-platform development library designed to provide low...

February 13, 2018

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday – February 2018

Microsoft Patch Tuesday - February 2018 Today Microsoft has released its monthly set of security advisories for vulnerabilities that have been identified and addressed in various products. This month's advisory...

January 17, 2018

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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 >>