Talos

April 9, 2019

THREAT RESEARCH

Gustuff banking botnet targets Australia

Cisco Talos has uncovered a new Android-based campaign targeting Australian financial institutions. As the investigation progressed, Talos came to understand that this campaign was associated with the "ChristinaMorrow" text message...

April 5, 2019

SECURITY

Social media and black markets

Cybercrime happens in hidden corners of the Internet, but also in social networks: Cisco Talos uncovered 74 criminal groups on Facebook. Fortunately, Cisco has a layered defense against cybercriminals.

March 5, 2019

THREAT RESEARCH

Cisco, Talos tout importance of IoT security at RSA keynote

By 2020, Gartner predicts 20 billion connected devices will be online — and more devices mean more security threats. Connected devices have exploded into the public and corporate landscape, rattling...

February 4, 2019

THREAT RESEARCH

ExileRAT shares C2 with LuckyCat, targets Tibet

Cisco Talos recently observed a malware campaign delivering malicious Microsoft PowerPoint document using a mailing list run by the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), an organization officially representing the Tibetan government-in-exile....

January 24, 2019

THREAT RESEARCH

AMP tracks new campaign that delivers Ursnif

This blog post was authored by John Arneson of Cisco Talos Executive Summary Cisco Talos once again spotted the Ursnif malware in the wild. We tracked this information stealer after...

January 15, 2019

THREAT RESEARCH

Vulnerability Deep Dive: TP-Link TL-R600VPN remote code execution vulnerabilities

Introduction TP-Link recently patched three vulnerabilities in their TL-R600VPN gigabit broadband VPN router, firmware version 1.3.0. Cisco Talos publicly disclosed these issues after working with TP-Link to ensure...

January 9, 2019

THREAT RESEARCH

Microsoft Patch Tuesday — January 2019: Vulnerability disclosures and Snort coverage

Microsoft released its monthly security update today, disclosing a variety of vulnerabilities in several of its products. The latest Patch Tuesday covers 49 vulnerabilities, seven of which are rated “critical,”...

December 10, 2018

THREAT RESEARCH

in(Secure) messaging apps — How side-channel attacks can compromise privacy in WhatsApp, Telegram, and Signal

Messaging applications have been around since the inception of the internet. But recently, due to the increased awareness around mass surveillance in some countries, more users are installing end-to-end encrypted...

November 13, 2018

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

5 Things To Know About the Catalyst 9000 Expansion

Announcing two big additions to our Catalyst 9000 family. The Catalyst 9200 switch and the Catalyst 9800 wireless LAN controller.