Cisco Talos Intelligence Blog

June 11, 2021 09:06

Talos Takes Ep. #56: The first security steps you should take when you return to the office

The latest episode of Talos Takes is available now. Download this episode and subscribe to Talos Takes using the buttons below, or visit the Talos Takes page. We started out the COVID-19 pandemic by thinking we'd be away from the office for a month — maybe two. More than 12 mont

April 30, 2021 10:04

Talos Takes Ep. #51: COVID and Tax Day have perfectly aligned for spammers

The latest episode of Talos Takes is available now. Download this episode and subscribe to Talos Takes using the buttons below, or visit the Talos Takes page. We see tax scams every year — people offering to do your taxes for you, finding a larger return, etc. But this year is

April 30, 2020 14:04

Threat Source newsletter for April 30, 2020

Newsletter compiled by Jon Munshaw. Welcome to this week’s Threat Source newsletter — the perfect place to get caught up on all things Talos from the past week. Our newest research post focuses on the Aggah campaign. Threat actors are pushing Aggah to victims via malicious Mic

April 23, 2020 14:04

Threat Source newsletter for April 23, 2020

Newsletter compiled by Jon Munshaw. Welcome to this week’s Threat Source newsletter — the perfect place to get caught up on all things Talos from the past week. There’s a new Beers with Talos podcast out now. And guess what? They actually talk about security this time! The guy

April 16, 2020 13:04

PoetRAT: Python RAT uses COVID-19 lures to target Azerbaijan public and private sectors

By Warren Mercer, Paul Rascagneres and Vitor Ventura. News summary * Azerbaijan government and energy sector likely targeted by an unknown actor. * From the energy sector, the actor demonstrates interest in SCADA systems related to wind turbines. * The actor uses Word docum

April 16, 2020 00:04

Threat Source newsletter for April 16, 2020

Newsletter compiled by Jon Munshaw. Welcome to this week’s Threat Source newsletter — the perfect place to get caught up on all things Talos from the past week. It’s what — week 5 of this quarantine in the U.S.? Week 6? We’ve lost count. And so did the Beers with Talos guys. B

April 9, 2020 14:04

Threat Source newsletter for April 9, 2020

Newsletter compiled by Jon Munshaw. Welcome to this week’s Threat Source newsletter — the perfect place to get caught up on all things Talos from the past week. Nearly all devices have some sort of fingerprint scanner now, used to log users in. But these scanners prevent their

April 2, 2020 14:04

Threat Source newsletter (April 2, 2020)

Newsletter compiled by Jon Munshaw. Welcome to this week’s Threat Source newsletter — the perfect place to get caught up on all things Talos from the past week. As long as COVID-19 is in the headlines (which is going to be a long time) actors are going to try and capitalize. W

March 31, 2020 13:03

Trickbot: A primer

By Chris Neal Executive Summary * Trickbot remains one of the most sophisticated banking trojans in the landscape while constantly evolving. * Highly modular, Trickbot can adapt to different environments with the help of its various modules. * The group behind Trickbot has