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Microsoft has disabled the Dynamic Update Exchange protocol (DDE) feature in all supported versions of Word. [Read More]
Severe vulnerability found by researchers in Fortinet’s FortiClient endpoint protection product can be exploited to obtain VPN authentication credentials [Read More]
Menlo Security, a provider of malware isolation technology, has raised $40 million in a Series C funding round, bringing the total amount raised by the company to $85 million. [Read More]
macOS-targeting HiddenLotus backdoor is using an innovative technique to disguise the fact that it is an executable in order to avoid alerting users on its execution. [Read More]
Microsoft has released an update for the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine (MPE) to address a critical severity remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability that could allow an attacker to take control over a vulnerable system. [Read More]
Organizations are getting better at detecting breaches, but attackers are also working on improving their tactics and techniques [Read More]
Google is boosting the security of its popular web browser with the release of Chrome 63, which brings a host of enhancements aimed at enterprises and also addresses 37 vulnerabilities. [Read More]
The most common infiltration and exfiltration methods used by attackers are successful much of the time, according to SafeBreach’s latest Hacker’s Playbook report [Read More]
ICS-CERT provides solid advice on updating antiviruses in industrial control systems, but it’s not practical and organizations should not believe AVs are enough [Read More]
F-Secure CTO: Kaspersky's Links to Russian Government Probably Not any Stronger Than U.S. Intelligence [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Endpoint Security

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Mike Lennon's picture
For the past several years, enterprise security leaders have been challenged with the task of locking down endpoints with traditional security solutions that are proving to be ineffective against todays threats.
Simon Crosby's picture
Attackers return again and again to vulnerable components like Flash because they can keep tapping into perennial vulnerabilities.
Simon Crosby's picture
While flexibility offers countless benefits for corporations and their employees, this new emphasis on mobility has also introduced a new set of risks, and this in turn re-ignites a focus on endpoint security.
Simon Crosby's picture
While data breaches aren’t going away anytime soon, every company has a choice of how they prepare for them. By focusing on the endpoint, businesses can better secure themselves with less cost and less time expended by the IT team.
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?
Shaun Donaldson's picture
Virtualized end-user systems and public cloud computing will play a role in nearly every business over the next decade, but applying the disposable philosophy universally in an enterprise environment is beyond risky, when you consider how attacks have changed.
Alan Wlasuk's picture
I made a mistake the other day, a horrible mistake. I let my kid use my computer. My once perfect computer now has a life of its own, a malware bot that nests firmly in a place that I can’t see.
Michael Goff's picture
About 50 percent of all software piracy violations found at corporations happen from businesses that are already clients of the software they are accused of stealing. So, what steps should both the software vendor and their customers take to ensure the relationship avoids speed bumps such as software piracy?
Alan Wlasuk's picture
While our attention is immediately drawn to the Internet when we think about the benign-turned-evil Matrix, a more interesting comparison can be made to the current Internet plague of botnets.
Robert Vamosi's picture
Laptop batteries use microcontrollers to tell the lithium battery when it's full and when it needs to be recharged. What's intriguing is that cybercriminals could install malware that would remain on the device no matter how many times you reinstalled the operating system.