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WikiLeaks has published more documents detailing Windows attack tools allegedly used by the CIA [Read More]
Microsoft patches zero-day flaws exploited by cybercriminals and the Russia-linked cyber espionage groups Turla and APT28 [Read More]
Thousands of embedded systems compromised by Rakos Linux malware. No malicious actions yet, but botnet could be used for powerful DDoS attacks [Read More]
WikiLeaks releases documents detailing Archimedes/Fulcrum, an MitM attack tool allegedly used by the CIA for targeting LANs [Read More]
Government organizations targeted in new Netrepser espionage campaign. Some evidence points to Russia [Read More]
Cybercriminals continue to target users in South Korea with the Blackmoon banking Trojan and they are now leveraging a new framework for delivery [Read More]
Russia-linked Turla cyberspies are apparently working on developing a Mac OS X version of their Snake malware [Read More]
A malware that managed to stay under the radar for 3 years has been spotted targeting organizations linked to North Korea [Read More]
China-linked cyberspies target analysts working at top financial firms using a recently patched Office zero-day vulnerability [Read More]
An update released by Webroot caused the company’s antivirus to detect legitimate files as W32.Trojan.Gen [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!