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August 16, 2016
Fidelis Cybersecurity reports notorious Vawtrak banking Trojan gets upgrades to increase security and evade detection, including SSL pinning and domain generation algorithm.
March 12, 2015
A new Symantec report shows a significant fall in banking malware infections in 2014, but the company warns that malware remains a threat to financial firms.
February 06, 2015
News roundup: With the proposed 2016 federal budget and push for a national data breach law, Washington may finally care about cybersecurity. Plus: Coviello to retire; Flash patched again; Sony Pictures breached by Russians and loses its co-chair.
December 19, 2014
Legally ambiguous active defense strategies are risky -- and costly -- for businesses, but could the benefits outweigh the drawbacks? In this #CIOChat recap, participants highlight the hazards of hacking back.
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USB Thief, a new type of stealth malware, leaves no trace on air-gapped targets. Expert Nick Lewis explains how the malware works and how enterprises can mitigate attacks. Continue Reading
An unlimited cybersecurity budget may sound like a dream, but in reality it could do more harm than good for an enterprise. Expert Mike O. Villegas explains. Continue Reading
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Ransomware mitigation strategies should be a top business priority as the malware becomes increasingly common. But sometimes, paying up might be the only option. Continue Reading
Organizations need to be aware of the threat of cyberextortion attacks and defend against them. Mike O. Villegas discusses the CISO's role in setting up the defense. Continue Reading
Verizon's 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report found human vulnerabilities and errors continue to be among companies' top data security threats. Continue Reading
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Getting in the minds of cyberattackers can help organizations mount better defenses against attacks. Here are some ways to accomplish this. Continue Reading
Sometimes the best defense is a good offense. Expert Eric Cole explains the merits of offensive countermeasures in the enterprise. Continue Reading
VPN security issues in the cloud aren't uncommon, but they can be easily avoided with a few simple measures. Expert Dejan Lukan explains how. Continue Reading