Engineering the new performance class of hyperconverged infrastructure
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Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) is a popular topic so it’s no surprise that the announcement of HyperFlex 3.5 to kick off Cisco Live created a lot of buzz throughout the show....
When Does Software Start Becoming Malware?
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This post was authored by Earl Carter, Alex Chiu, Joel Esler, Geoff Serrao, and Brandon Stultz. Defining what is malware relies on determining when undesirable behavior crosses the line from benign to clearly unwanted. The lack of a single standard regarding what is and what is not acceptable behavior has established a murky gray area […]
Angler Exploit Kit – New Variants
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This post was authored by Nick Biasini On January 27th, Talos researchers began observing a new Angler Exploit Kit (EK) campaign using new variants associated with (CVE-2015-0311). Based on our telemetry data the campaign lasted from January 26th until January 30th with the majority of the events occurring on January 28th & 29th.
Angling for Silverlight Exploits
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This post is co-authored by Andrew Tsonchev, Jaeson Schultz, Alex Chiu, Seth Hanford, Craig Williams, Steven Poulson, and Joel Esler. Special thanks to co-author Brandon Stultz for the exploit reverse engineering. Silverlight exploits are the drive-by flavor of the month. Exploit Kit (EK) owners are adding Silverlight to their update releases, and since April 23rd we have […]
Fiesta Exploit Pack is No Party for Drive-By Victims
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This post was also authored by Andrew Tsonchev and Steven Poulson. Update 2014-05-26: Thank you to Fox-IT for providing the Fiesta logo image. We updated the caption to accurately reflect image attribution. Cisco’s Cloud Web Security (CWS) service provides TRAC researchers with a constant fire hose of malicious insight and now that we are collaborating with Sourcefire’s Vulnerability Research […]
#EngineersUnplugged S2.Ep4: #EUC Buzz!
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In this week’s episode of Engineers Unplugged, WWT’s Dave Kinsman (@virtualizethis) and Chris Gebhardt (@chrisgeb) take on the current buzz in the end-user computing space. Listen in on all things VDI, from storage to flash: Welcome to Engineers Unplugged, where technologists talk to each other the way they know best, with a whiteboard. The rules […]