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Your money or your life: Digital extortion scams
An insidious targeted phishing scam is growing in popularity: scammers leveraging threats against your reputation, your relationships, or even your life. Witness the transition from carrot to stick.
SMB and the return of the worm
Watch the threat landscape long enough, and you’ll see that some things are cyclical. Threat types and attack methods fall in and out of fashion. As the use of one...
Cryptomining: A sheep or a wolf?
One of, if not the, most prominent motivators for threat actors is money. Whether it’s botnet owners renting out their services for DDoS attacks, tech support scammers cold-calling people to...
VPNFilter Update – VPNFilter exploits endpoints, targets new devices
Cisco Talos has discovered additional details regarding "VPNFilter," which is targeting more makes/models of devices than initially thought, and has additional capabilities to deliver exploits to endpoints.
New VPNFilter malware targets at least 500K networking devices worldwide
For several months, Talos has been working with public- and private-sector threat intelligence partners and law enforcement in researching an advanced, likely state-sponsored or state-affiliated actor's widespread use.
Perspectives on Cryptomining
If you keep up with trends in security, you’ve likely heard about illicit cryptomining – software that hijacks system resources to generate cryptocurrencies. We’ve been busy updating our product portfolio...