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A variant of the Dok malware for Mac targets Swiss banking users in attacks that appear to be part of Operation Emmental [Read More]
Hackers used template injection to phish credentials in recent attacks targeting critical infrastructure companies in the U.S. and Europe [Read More]
Cybercriminals used PoSeidon PoS malware to steal payment card and biometric data from Avanti kiosks [Read More]
Threat actor targets several prominent Chinese-language news websites in phishing, malware and reconnaissance attacks [Read More]
While the number of malware samples detected in 2016 decreased by 14%, threats have been more sophisticated, according to AV-TEST [Read More]
WikiLeaks details OutlawCountry, a tool used by the CIA to redirect traffic from Linux systems [Read More]
Industry professionals comment on the destructive attacks involving the wiper malware known as Petya.A, Petrwrap, NotPetya, exPetr and GoldenEye [Read More]
WikiLeaks Vault 7: CIA used software named ELSA to track users’ locations via Wi-Fi [Read More]
Companies in the video game industry and possibly other sectors targeted in attacks involving improved variants of the PlugX malware [Read More]
Akamai launches new product designed to protect enterprises against malware, phishing and data exfiltration attempts by analyzing DNS requests [Read More]

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Marc Solomon's picture
Today’s email-based attacks don’t occur at a single point in time and use multiple methods to evade detection. To bolster protection, organizations may turn to a set of disparate products that don’t – and can’t – work together.
Torsten George's picture
To limit the risk of having drive-by malware attacks planted on their websites, organizations should monitor the payload of their different Internet properties, which for larger organizations can easily become a huge undertaking.
Marc Solomon's picture
Malvertising underscores the need for an approach to security that addresses the full attack continuum. With ongoing visibility and control, and intelligent and continuous updates, security professionals can take action to stop the inevitable outbreak.
Aviv Raff's picture
Just as offices need to detect break-ins to keep criminals from committing industrial espionage, enterprises need to put more focus on detecting APTs and other advanced threats to keep adversaries from their network.
Michael Callahan's picture
While obscuring website code, server architecture, and security mechanisms doesn’t provide bullet-proof security on its own, it is actually pretty effective.
Wade Williamson's picture
Even with the basics covered, we also have to be on the lookout for unknown threats and anomalies in our networks that can be an indicator of compromise.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
Was the Mayan Apocalypse was a myth? Since I am a security geek, I just happen to talk about security a lot. What are some security myths I have heard in my conversations with some very bright people?
Andrew Jaquith's picture
As with most stories Mac-related, the malware-is-finally-coming story attracted a lot of press. But the desktop Mac OS might not be attractive to attackers as you might think.
Ram Mohan's picture
We still don't know who created Conficker or what that person’s motivations were. What we do know: Conficker could have proved much more damaging than it ultimately did, but the threat has not entirely disappeared.
Mike Lennon's picture
Enjoy this selection of top picks for 2010, listed in no particular order. Happy New Year!