Cisco Talos Intelligence Blog

March 23, 2023 14:03

Threat Source newsletter (March 23, 2023) — Meta is threatening to ban news sharing in Canada. Good.

Facebook users are notoriously the biggest offenders for sharing fake news and misinformation.

March 16, 2023 14:03

Threat Source newsletter (March 16, 2023) — A deep dive into Talos' work in Ukraine

The latest episode of ThreatWise TV from Hazel Burton is the closest look yet at the team Talos assembled in the days after Russia invaded Ukraine.

March 9, 2023 14:03

Threat Source newsletter (March 9, 2023) — Stop freaking out about ChatGPT

Don't expect AI to suddenly start stealing jobs or making malware more powerful.

March 2, 2023 14:03

Threat Source newsletter (March 2, 2023) — Little victories in the fight against ransomware

Serious sanctions and legal consequences may be slowing ransomware groups down, but it's still unclear if this is a permanent shift.

February 23, 2023 14:02

Threat Source newsletter (Feb. 23, 2023) — Social media sites are making extra security a paid feature

App-based multi-factor authentication — which is still free on Twitter — is safer than SMS MFA. So in theory, forcing people to pay for it would make them less likely to use it and switch to the free option.

February 16, 2023 14:02

Threat Source newsletter (Feb. 16, 2023) — Recapping what we may have missed so far this year

Jon is back from parental leave and recapping the top security stories from late 2022 and early 2023 that totally blew by him.

February 9, 2023 14:02

Threat Source newsletter (Feb. 9, 2023): Don't let criminals exploit your empathy

Our hearts are with the people of Turkey and Syria and all those impacted by the tragic earthquake. The Cisco Foundation has launched a matching campaign to support local disaster relief organizations.

February 2, 2023 15:02

Threat Source newsletter (Feb. 2, 2023): I bid you all adieu

Next week will be our final installment of our 2022 Year in Review report coverage. We’ll be publishing a final topic summary on Ransomware and Commodity Loaders and follow up these reports with a livestream on LinkedIn and Twitter with report and subject matter experts.

January 26, 2023 18:01

What Old is New Again and What's Old is Me?

Knowing what Talos IR is responding to this quarter gives you a direct view into what needs to be most secured and most analyzed to ensure your own environment remains secure.