Threat Roundup for July 16 to July 23

Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we’ve observed between July 16 and July 23. As with previous roundups, this post isn’t meant to be an in-depth analysis. Instead, this post will summarize the threats we’ve observed by highlighting key behavioral characteristics,… [[ This is only the beginning! Please visit the […]

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Product showcase: ESET Cybersecurity Awareness Training

Engaging training scenarios, plus robust phishing simulation and reporting capabilities ESET is a market-leading cybersecurity provider, offering a comprehensive security platform for organizations throughout the world. To counter the complex attacks used by today’s cybercriminals, ESET uses a multi-faceted approach combining research and intelligence; malware detection and removal; and employee education. This combination addresses the […]

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Threat Roundup for July 2 to July 9

Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we’ve observed between July 2 and July 9. As with previous roundups, this post isn’t meant to be an in-depth analysis. Instead, this post will summarize the threats we’ve observed by highlighting key behavioral characteristics,… [[ This is only the beginning! Please visit the […]

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InSideCopy: How this APT continues to evolve its arsenal

By Asheer Malhotra and Justin Thattil. Cisco Talos is tracking an increase in SideCopy’s activities targeting government personnel in India using themes and tactics similar to APT36 (aka Mythic Leopard and Transparent Tribe).SideCopy is an APT group that mimics the Sidewinder APT’s infection… [[ This is only the beginning! Please visit the blog for the […]

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Cybersecurity posture confidence high, yet incidents are increasing too

IronNet Cybersecurity released a report assessing timely topics such as the estimated cost per enterprise of the SolarWinds cyberattack, executive-level engagement in attack responses, and the effect of information sharing on an organization’s overall security posture. Sapio surveyed 473 IT security decision makers in the technology, public services, financial, and utilities sectors across the United […]

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Organizations increasingly reluctant to pay ransomware demands

To better understand concerns about recent ransomware attacks, Menlo Security conducted a global poll on responses and reactions to ransomware. attacks. Organizations hit by ransomware should not pay the ransom according to 79 percent of respondents. Although 20 percent of respondents believe that they should pay ransomware demands, respondents also think that tougher penalties should […]

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Threat Roundup for June 25 to July 2

Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we’ve observed between June 25 and July 2. As with previous roundups, this post isn’t meant to be an in-depth analysis. Instead, this post will summarize the threats we’ve observed by highlighting key behavioral characteristics,… [[ This is only the beginning! Please visit the […]

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Industrial facilities progressively at risk of data theft and ransomware attacks

Trend Micro released a new report highlighting the growing risk of downtime and sensitive data theft from ransomware attacks aimed at industrial facilities. “Industrial Control Systems are incredibly challenging to secure, leaving plenty of gaps in protection that threat actors are clearly exploiting with growing determination,” said Ryan Flores, senior manager of forward-looking threat research […]

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