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Backdoor Abuses TeamViewer to Load Malicious Library

May 30, 2016 Added by:Ionut Arghire

Dubbed BackDoor.TeamViewer.49, the new Trojan was discovered by Dr. Web and Yandex earlier this month being distributed via a fake Flash Player update. The bogus update package, however, turns out to be a different malicious application called Trojan.MulDrop6.39120, which acts as a dropper, Dr. Web researchers say.

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2016 SecurityWeek CISO Forum to Take Place on June 1-2 at Half Moon Bay

May 26, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News

SecurityWeek’s 2016 CISO Forum will take place on June 1-2, 2016 at the Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay.

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Avoiding Ransomware with Strong Endpoint Security

May 26, 2016 Added by:Dean Dyche

Ransomware attacks are growing in volume and sophistication. To best defend against ransomware, users must ensure that their machines remain up to date with the latest patches and security updates.

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Making the Most of User Entity Behavior Analytics: Expectations, Features and Best Practices

May 24, 2016 Added by:Brian Soldato

User Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) platforms are very promising. In the near future, expect to see user behavior analytics platforms integrate more directly with infrastructure and with automated response.

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“EITest” Exploit Kit Redirection Campaign Running Strong

May 22, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News

A long-lasting website infection campaign meant to redirect users to exploit kits (EKs) such as Angler and Neutrino continues to run strong roughly one year and a half after being originally discovered.

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Baiting the Phishermen: When Companies Strike Back at Scammers (Do Not Try This at Home)

May 16, 2016 Added by:Steven Rogers

It is never too late to remind employees about phishing emails and where to route suspicious finds.

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Cloudflare vs Tor: Is IP Blocking Causing More Harm than Good?

May 10, 2016 Added by:Peter Zavlaris

To some, the Tor network is believed to be a haven for threat actors, as well as a platform for launching web based attacks.

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Malvertising Hits Top Celebrity News Site

May 10, 2016 Added by:Ionut Arghire

Malvertising, the malicious activity that involves spreading malware via online advertising, has been trending up over the past few years, and 2016 might become a record-breaking year for it, Cyphort Labs researchers suggest.

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Threat Hunting is the New Black in Security: Report

May 09, 2016 Added by:Ionut Arghire

Allowing organizations to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities as early as possible, threat hunting is a new trend in enterprise security, recently released SANS Institute research reveals.

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Cloud Security Can’t Be Ignored Anymore, Thanks to Millennials

May 09, 2016 Added by:Vanishree Rao

Thanks to digital preferences of millennials, increased digitization and cloudification will drive the demand for cloud security products and services.

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