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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="">Chinese hackers</a> lurked in the U.S. <a href="">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