Cisco Talos Blog

September 20, 2022 10:00

Our current world, health care apps and your personal data

In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization that reversed previous interpretations of the 14th amendment on privacy from Roe v. Wade, users of sensitive health apps need to be mindful of the kinds of data these apps keep, sell and share.

May 2, 2019 11:04

Qakbot levels up with new obfuscation techniques

Executive summary Qakbot, also known as Qbot, is a well-documented banking trojan that has been around since 2008. Recent Qakbot campaigns, however, are utilizing an updated persistence mechanism that can make it harder for users to detect and remove the trojan. Qakbot is known

October 18, 2018 12:49

Tracking Tick Through Recent Campaigns Targeting East Asia

Summary Since 2016, an advanced threat group that Cisco Talos is tracking has carried out cyberattacks against South Korea and Japan. This group is known by several different names: Tick, Redbaldknight and Bronze Butler. Although each campaign employed custom tools, Talos has o