Hiding in Plain Sight
Talos has compiled a list of 74 groups on Facebook promising to carry out an array of cyber dirty deeds, and we are tracking their potential impact on Cisco customers.
Cybersecurity: A spooky tech-tale for Halloween
In the world of government IT, ghosts and goblins often take a different form: destructive malware. Enjoy a spine-tingling story of tech-terror , “Tales from the Crypt-omines”
Top 3 Future Cyber Threats For State and Local Governments
Law Enforcement evidence held for ransom, utilities taken offline and transportation derailed. All have happened in the last 12 months. Sometimes it feels like TV supervillains from our childhood have...
Three New Security Realities That Every CSO Should Face
Anyone responsible for keeping their Enterprise information secure has to understand three events that have changed the nature of Cyber-Security forever: 1. The Perimeter has Disappeared There used to be...
AMP Threat Grid Empowers Law Enforcement to Fight Cybercrime
Recognizing the critical need for state and local law enforcement agencies to have state-of-the art technologies to effectively fight digital crime, Cisco is creating the AMP Threat Grid for Law Enforcement Program. The program is designed to empower those working to protect our communities from cybercriminals with its dynamic malware analysis and threat intelligence platform. […]
John Chambers: “What does the Internet of Everything Mean for Security?”
Last week, Cisco CEO John Chambers attended the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. A major theme of the week was security and the implications of the Internet of Everything…the topic which John focused on in his contributed article to the WEF blog, Agenda. You can read the full article here. In the article he […]
Threat Spotlight: “Kyle and Stan” Malvertising Network 9 Times Larger Than Expected
This post was authored by Armin Pelkmann. On September 8th, Cisco’s Talos Security Intelligence & Research Group unveiled the existence of the “Kyle and Stan” Malvertisement Network. The network was responsible for placing malicious advertisements on big websites like amazon.com, ads.yahoo.com, www.winrar.com, youtube.com and 70 other domains. As it turns out, this was just the tip of the iceberg. Ongoing research now reveals […]
Threat Spotlight: “Kyle and Stan” Malvertising Network Threatens Windows and Mac Users With Mutating Malware
This post was authored by Shaun Hurley, David McDaniel and Armin Pelkmann. Update 2014-09-22: Updates on this threat can be found here Have you visited amazon.com, ads.yahoo.com, www.winrar.com, youtube.com, or any of the 74 domains listed below lately? If the answer is yes, then you may have been a victim to the “Kyle and Stan” […]