Malware Round-up For The Week of Feb 27 – Mar 3
Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we’ve observed over the past week. Unlike our other posts, this post isn’t meant to be an in-depth analysis. Instead, this post will summarize the threats we’ve observed by highlighting key behavior characteristics, indicators of compromise, and how our customers are automatically protected from […]
Be the First to Deliver a Secure Network
We’ve all seen the proliferation of threats across organizations of all sizes. Cyber attacks continue to become more sophisticated and severe, impacting intellectual property, finances, and organizational reputations.
Cisco Coverage for ‘Magic Hound’
‘Magic Hound’ is the code name used to reference a seemingly limited series of malware distribution campaigns that were observed targeting organizations in Saudi Arabia as well as organizations with business interests in Saudi Arabia. Similar to other malware distribution campaigns that Talos has observed and documented, this series of campaigns made use of phishing […]
The Apparent ‘Cloud Security Paradox’
It is all about security, isn’t it? Take every other customer survey and ‘security’ bubbles up at the very top of most respondents’ concerns. One of the latest data points I can share is part of an IDC cloud study in which security was cited as an important concern.
In the Eye of the Hailstorm
This blog post was authored by Jakob Dohrmann, David Rodriguez, and Jaeson Schultz. The Cisco Talos and Umbrella research teams are deploying a distributed hailstorm detection system which brings together machine learning, stream processing of DNS requests and the curated Talos email corpus. Talos has discussed snowshoe spam before. Traditional snowshoe spam campaigns are sent […]
#CiscoChampion Radio, S3|Ep. 30: Umbrella Investigate
#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’re discussing Umbrella Investigate. Get the Podcast Listen to this episode Download this episode (right-click on the episode’s download button) View this episode in iTunes Cisco Guest Jeremy Linden, Umbrella Investigate Product Management Cisco Champion Hosts Bill Carter (@ccie5502), Senior Solutions Analyst Moderators Brian Remmel (@bremmel)