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  • Signature-Based Endpoint Security on Its Way Out

    Signature-based blacklisting security technologies are losing the battle against malware, says McAfee, which has streamlined its endpoint security offerings to two suites that it says provide next-generation security for all endpoints, whether PCs, tablets or ATMs.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud29 May 13 14:32
  • Security researcher shares blow-by-blow account of advanced persistent threat

    Hackers are brazenly infiltrating corporate networks to steal valuable data for purposes of sharing it with other companies or nation-states -- and they're getting away with it, say security researchers sharing war stories at the Hacker Halted conference in Miami this week.

    Written by Ellen Messmer30 Oct. 12 18:35
  • Chinese hack on U.S. Chamber went undetected for 6 months

    <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/121311-cyberattacks-bloomberg-254054.html">Chinese hackers</a> lurked in the U.S. <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/120911-hbgary-anonymous-253924.html">Chamber of Commerce network</a> for six months without being detected, enjoying unrestricted access although it is unknown what information they exploited, according to a published report.

    Written by Tim Greene22 Dec. 11 05:47
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  • IT Concerns About Targeted Malware Rising

    IT and security professionals are increasingly concerned about targeted malware and data breaches. What's worse is that their confidence in their ability to identify and stop them is waning.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud28 March 13 13:30
  • Chinese Government's Link to Cyber Espionage Clearer Than Ever

    It's a common belief in the information security world that the Chinese government is behind many of the advanced persistent threats that target companies around the world in an effort to steal their IP and trade secrets. Now one security firm has come forward with years of evidence to link a prolific APT group to a unit inside the Chinese government.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud20 Feb. 13 16:09
  • Mobile attacks top the list of 2013 security threats

    For years, information security experts have predicted a spike in mobile malware. Will 2013 be the year of mobile attacks? And what other security threats are on the horizon?

    Written by Thor Olavsrud09 Jan. 13 14:25
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