trojan

November 8, 2018

THREAT RESEARCH

Metamorfo Banking Trojan Keeps Its Sights on Brazil

Cisco Talos recently identified two ongoing malware distribution campaigns being used to infect victims with banking trojans, specifically financial institutions' customers in Brazil.

July 3, 2018

THREAT RESEARCH

Smoking Guns – Smoke Loader learned new tricks

Cisco Talos has been tracking a new version of Smoke Loader — a malicious application that can be used to load other malware — for the past several months following...

September 20, 2017

THREAT RESEARCH

CCleaner Command and Control Causes Concern

This post was authored by Edmund Brumaghin, Earl Carter, Warren Mercer, Matthew Molyett, Matthew Olney, Paul Rascagneres and Craig Williams. Note: This blog post discusses active research by Talos into a new threat. This information should be considered preliminary and will be updated as research continues. Introduction Talos recently published a technical analysis of a backdoor which was included with version 5.33 of the CCleaner […]

August 25, 2015

THREAT RESEARCH

Malware Meets SysAdmin – Automation Tools Gone Bad

This post was authored by Alex Chiu and Xabier Ugarte Pedrero. Talos recently spotted a targeted phishing attack with several unique characteristics that are not normally seen. While we monitor phishing campaigns used to distribute threats such as Dridex, Upatre, and Cryptowall, targeted phishing attacks are more convincing because the format of the message is personalized […]

July 8, 2015

THREAT RESEARCH

Ding! Your RAT has been delivered

This post was authored by Nick Biasini Talos is constantly observing malicious spam campaigns delivering various different types of payloads. Common payloads include things like Dridex, Upatre, and various versions of Ransomware. One less common payload that Talos analyzes periodically are Remote Access Trojans or RATs. A recently observed spam campaign was using freeware remote […]

April 2, 2014

INSIDE CISCO IT

Improving Email at Cisco Part 1 – The IT Technology Side

My personal email has 4 characteristics that drive me crazy: I get way too much email Most of my emails are a waste of time Emails carry the risk of, very rarely, nasty virus payloads (or link you to sites that have worse) Despite all this, I can’t live without email