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January 31, 2017

THREAT RESEARCH

Cisco Coverage for Shamoon 2

Shamoon is a type of destructive malware that has been previously associated with attacks against the Saudi Arabian energy sector we’ve been tracking since 2012. We’ve observed that a variant of Shamoon, identified as Shamoon 2, has recently been used against several compromised organizations and institutions. Talos is aware of the recent increase in Shamoon […]

October 11, 2016

THREAT RESEARCH

Microsoft Patch Tuesday – October 2016

Patch Tuesday has once again arrived! Microsoft’s monthly release of security bulletins to address vulnerabilities provides fixes for 37 newly disclosed security flaws. Today’s release sees a total of 10 bulletins with five of the bulletins rated critical, addressing vulnerabilities in Edge, Graphics Component, Internet Explorer, Video Control, and Adobe Flash Player. Four bulletins are […]

June 14, 2016

THREAT RESEARCH

Microsoft Patch Tuesday – June 2016

This post was authored by Warren Mercer. Patch Tuesday for June 2016 has arrived where Microsoft releases their monthly set of security bulletins designed to address security vulnerabilities within their products. This month’s release contains 16 bulletins addressing 44 vulnerabilities. Five bulletins resolve critical vulnerabilities found in MS DNS Server, Edge, Internet Explorer, JScript/VBScript, and […]

May 10, 2016

THREAT RESEARCH

Microsoft Patch Tuesday – May 2016

This post is authored by Holger Unterbrink. Patch Tuesday for May 2016 has arrived where Microsoft releases their monthly set of security bulletins designed to address security vulnerabilities within their products. This month’s release contains 16 bulletins addressing 33 vulnerabilities. Fourteen bulletins are rated critical, addressing vulnerabilities in Edge, Internet Explorer, Office, Graphic Components, VBScript, […]

April 12, 2016

THREAT RESEARCH

Microsoft Patch Tuesday – April 2016

Patch Tuesday for April has arrived with Microsoft releasing their latest monthly set of security bulletins to address security vulnerabilities in their products. This month’s release contains 13 bulletins relating to 31 vulnerabilities. Six bulletins address vulnerabilities rated as critical in Edge, Graphic Components, Internet Explorer, XML Core Service, Microsoft Office and Adobe Flash Player. […]

April 7, 2016

THREAT RESEARCH

News Flash! Another Adobe Flash Zero-day Vulnerability Spotted in the Wild

In today’s threat landscape, Adobe Flash Player unfortunately remains an attractive attack vector for adversaries to exploit and compromise systems. Over the past year, Talos has observed several instances where adversaries have identified zero-day vulnerabilities and exploited them to compromise systems. Talos is aware of reports that CVE-2016-1019, an Adobe Flash 0-day vulnerability, is currently […]

March 8, 2016

THREAT RESEARCH

Microsoft Patch Tuesday – March 2016

Patch Tuesday for March 2016 has arrived. Today, Microsoft has released their monthly set of security bulletins designed to address security vulnerabilities within their products. This month’s release contains 13 bulletins addressing 44 vulnerabilities. Five bulletins are rated critical and address vulnerabilities in Edge, Graphic Fonts, Internet Explorer, Windows Media Player, and Window PDF. The […]