Talos Takes

Talos’ spin on security news

Every week, host Jon Munshaw brings on a new guest from Talos or the broader Cisco Secure world to break down a complicated security topic in just five or 10 minutes. We cover everything from breaking news to attacker trends and emerging threats.

Talos Takes : Episode 96

Talos Takes Ep. #96: Takeaways from victim chats with two ransomware groups

Kendall McKay joins Jon this week to discuss the Hive and Conti ransomware chats she and her colleagues recently reviewed. We obtained some leaked chats between these ransomware groups and some of their victims, showing us what communicating with an attacker is really like. Jon and Kendall discuss the negotiation process over a ransom payment and what else we learned from these chat logs.

Hosted By:
Jon Munshaw
Kendall McKay@kkmckay22
Run Time: 11:46

  • Hive
  • Conti
  • ransomware
  • malware