Listen to Talos security experts as they bring their hot takes on current security topics and Talos research to the table. Along the way Mitch, Liz, Matt and a rotating chair of special guests will talk about anything (and we mean anything) that's on their minds, from the latest YouTube trends to Olympic curling etiquette. New episodes every other Thursday.

  • Beers With Talos
    2017-05-30

    It Has Been 0-days Since this Term was Abused

    The crew talks about the potential of Samba echoing WannaCry and blocking SMB ports (but you already did that, RIGHT?). Also, get a history lesson and proper usage guidance on words like 0-day, backdoor, and other terms that the industry loves to hype and abuse for extra clicks.

    Feedback question: What is stuck in Joel’s head? Tweet us @TalosSecurity or email us BeerswithTalos@cisco.com

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    Run Time: 00:45:40

    Keywords
    • Security
    • threat intel
    • WannaCry
    • 0-day
    • Samba
    • backdoor

  • Beers With Talos
    2017-05-17

    OMG I Just WannaCry

    Friday May 12 brought us the WannaCry/wcrypt ransomware worm. In this podcast dedicated entirely to WannaCry, Craig, Joel and Mitch are joined by Matt Olney, head of the threat intelligence group at Talos, and Warren Mercer, Talos Tech Lead. We discuss what we know so far and what we can expect to see in the near future.

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    Run Time: 00:43:19

    Keywords
    • WannaCry
    • wcrypt
    • ransomware
    • worm
    • shadow brokers

  • Beers With Talos
    2017-05-12

    FCC SNAFU, ROKRAT, FUD, and Other Fun Acronyms (OFAs)

    Discussion around what’s real and what’s not with recent FCC decisions, FUD in the security press, ROKRAT hitting selected targets in South Korea, and if software itself can be illegal. Bonus topic: Mayor Joel was once a real thing.

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    Run Time: 00:37:37

    Keywords
    • Security
    • threat intel
    • FCC
    • RAT
    • vuln dev
    • malware

  • Beers With Talos
    2017-05-12

    Necurs (Predictably) Returns, Video Games are a Gateway Hack

    Craig, Nigel, Joel and Mitch discuss spam resurgence via Necurs waking up, vuln dev in niche spaces, Crypt010cker, and hacking video games as a gateway drug for researchers.

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    Run Time: 00:19:07

    Keywords
    • Security
    • Threat intel
    • necurs
    • spam
    • cryptolocker
    • malware

  • Beers With Talos
    2017-05-12

    If You Must Break the IoT, Please Do It Responsibly

    Four guys from Talos talking about breaking IoT, responsible vulnerability disclosure, and finding new malware…written in Go.

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    Run Time: 00:29:31

    Keywords
    • Security
    • threat intel
    • malware
    • IoT
    • vulnerability development