Cisco Talos Blog


LilacSquid: The stealthy trilogy of PurpleInk, InkBox and InkLoader

Multiple TTPs utilized in this campaign bear some overlap with North Korean APT groups.

May 29, 2024 12:07

Out-of-bounds reads in Adobe Acrobat; Foxit PDF Reader contains vulnerability that could lead to SYSTEM-level privileges

Acrobat, one of the most popular PDF readers currently available, contains two out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities that could lead to the exposure of sensitive contents of arbitrary memory in the application.

May 22, 2024 08:17

From trust to trickery: Brand impersonation over the email attack vector

Cisco recently developed and released a new feature to detect brand impersonation in emails when adversaries pretend to be a legitimate corporation.

May 14, 2024 08:42

Talos joins CISA to counter cyber threats against non-profits, activists and other at-risk communities

Commercial spyware tools can threaten democratic values by enabling governments to conduct covert surveillance on citizens, undermining privacy rights and freedom of expression.

May 29, 2024 12:32

New Generative AI category added to Talos reputation services

Generative AI applies to any site “whose primary purpose is to use artificial intelligence models to generate output in the form of text, audio, video or images based on user-supplied prompts.”

May 23, 2024 14:00

Apple and Google are taking steps to curb the abuse of location-tracking devices — but what about others?

Plus, SS7 vulnerabilities are being exploited and BreachForums is taken down again.

May 16, 2024 14:00

Rounding up some of the major headlines from RSA

Here’s a rundown of some things you may have missed if you weren’t able to stay on top of the things coming out of the conference.

May 16, 2024 08:00

Talos releases new macOS open-source fuzzer

Compared to fuzzing for software vulnerabilities on Linux, where most of the code is open-source, targeting anything on macOS presents a few difficulties.

May 14, 2024 13:57

Only one critical vulnerability included in May’s Microsoft Patch Tuesday; One other zero-day in DWN Core

The lone critical security issue is CVE-2024-30044, a remote code execution vulnerability in SharePoint Server.