Cisco Talos Blog

May 1, 2024 12:00

Vulnerabilities in employee management system could lead to remote code execution, login credential theft

Talos also recently helped to responsibly disclose and patch other vulnerabilities in the Foxit PDF Reader and two open-source libraries that support the processing and handling of DICOM files.

April 30, 2024 08:00

Cisco Talos at RSAC 2024

With RSAC just a week away, Cisco Talos is gearing up for another year of heading to San Francisco to share in some of the latest major cybersecurity announcements, research and news.

April 29, 2024 08:00

James Nutland studies what makes threat actors tick, growing our understanding of the current APT landscape

Nutland says he goes into every engagement or new project with a completely open mind and a blank slate — using his background investigating terror operations to find out as much as he can about a particular adversary’s operation.

April 25, 2024 14:00

The private sector probably isn’t coming to save the NVD

Plus, new details emerge on the Scattered Spider cybercrime network and ArcaneDoor.

April 25, 2024 08:00

Talos IR trends: BEC attacks surge, while weaknesses in MFA persist

Within BEC attacks, adversaries will send phishing emails appearing to be from a known or reputable source making a valid request, such as updating payroll direct deposit information.

April 24, 2024 11:54

ArcaneDoor - New espionage-focused campaign found targeting perimeter network devices

ArcaneDoor is a campaign that is the latest example of state-sponsored actors targeting perimeter network devices from multiple vendors. Coveted by these actors, perimeter network devices are the perfect intrusion point for espionage-focused campaigns.

April 23, 2024 08:01

Suspected CoralRaider continues to expand victimology using three information stealers

Talos also discovered a new PowerShell command-line argument embedded in the LNK file to bypass anti-virus products and download the final payload into the victims’ host.

April 19, 2024 08:00

What’s the deal with the massive backlog of vulnerabilities at the NVD?

Given the state of the NVD and vulnerability management, we felt it was worth looking at the current state of the NVD, how we got to this point, what it means for security teams, and where we go from here.

April 18, 2024 14:00

Could the Brazilian Supreme Court finally hold people accountable for sharing disinformation?

At most, someone who intentionally or repeatedly shares information on their social platform that’s misleading or downright false may have their account blocked, suspended or deleted.