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DOJ indictment spotlights China’s civilian intel agency – and its hacker recruits

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

In unsealing charges against 10 Chinese nationals, the Department of Justice showed its focus is on China’s Ministry of State Security.

Talos: Android trojan resembling Play Store installs sophisticated spyware

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

While some companies are choosing to avoid the Google Play Store, Talos says "GPlayed" highlights the risks of downloading apps from third-party websites.

VPNFilter now has 'even greater capabilities,' research shows

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

VPNFilter, the malware framework that co-opted half a million routers into a botnet earlier this year, has “even greater capabilities” than previously documented, new research shows.

Cisco Talos' Craig Williams on the hunt for bugs and abnormal behavior

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

Craig Williams, Talos’s director of outreach, gives his take on high-profile threats and how he approaches the craft of investigating malware campaigns.

Talos: Remcos software is a surveillance tool posing as legitimate software

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

Remcos is sold by a German company, Breaking Security, that markets it as a legitimate way to remotely access computers.

20 new vulnerabilities discovered in the Samsung SmartThings Hub, patches issued

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 6 months ago

The system can control virtually your entire home, up to and including locks and cameras. Cisco Talos says vulnerabilities could give a hacker complete access.

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