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What is malware? Viruses, worms, trojans, and beyond

What are the types of malware? How can you prevent, detect, or remove it? We’ve got answers. Malware—a blanket term for viruses, worms, trojans, and other harmful computer programs—has been


The Implications of Silent Injection Malware on Retail Security

The use of point-of-sale malware is not a recent phenomenon. The first high-profile case took place back in 2013 with the large US supermarket, Target, in which millions of customers’


Can existing endpoint security controls prevent a significant attack?

Endpoint security solutions are failing to provide adequate protections to address today’s security threats, specifically malware, according to Minerva Labs. A majority of the respondents surveyed indicated a heightened concern


How to stop threats before they hit your network

The beauty of anomaly detection. In today’s IT environment, endpoint monitoring is fairly standard procedure. Most organizations have at least some sort of system in place allowing them to monitor

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The eternal struggle: Security versus users

There’s an old joke that a job in security is a safe place to be grumpy. From what I’ve seen over my career, that is often true. Security people seem


Organizations blame legacy antivirus protection for failed ransomware prevention

More than half (53 percent) of U.S. organizations that were infected with ransomware blamed legacy antivirus protection for failing to prevent the attack, according to SentinelOne. Nearly 7 out of


No-Brainer Strategies to Your Protect IT Infrastructure

According to a survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, 90% of businesses that answered admitted to experiencing a security threat to their IT infrastructure and 46% of them


Top Ten Ways to Detect Phishing

Despite being a tactic that pre-dates the internet, and recalls the days of scams surrounding depositing large amounts of money in your bank account, phishing remains a major problem of


To Protect Against Ransomware Attacks, Look Beyond Antivirus Solutions

February was a tough month for the Colorado Department of Transportation, which suffered two back-to-back ransomware infections. After security measures to protect against the first ransomware infection were put in


Understanding and Neutralizing Evasive Malware Tactics

Chasing malware developers through their cyber rabbit holes might be a fun challenge for security researchers, but for the rest of us, the effectiveness of modern attack methods is frustrating