List/Grid Tag Archives: malware

Georgia Tech Unveils Cybersecurity Intelligence Gathering System

Georgia Tech Unveils Cybersecurity Intelligence Gathering System

Cybersecurity specialists at the Georgia Tech Research Institute have developed a system that uses big data to aggregate threat information that seeks to forewarn organizations of an impending attack. According… Read more »

FireEye IDs Malware Evasion Tactics; Abhishek Singh Comments

FireEye IDs Malware Evasion Tactics; Abhishek Singh Comments

FireEye has updated a report that outlines techniques some malware authors use to evade a network infrastructure’s traditional defenses. The latest release of “Hot Knives Through Butter: Evading File-Based Sandboxes”… Read more »

Martin Sutherland of BAE: Cyber Espionage Malware ‘Organized, Well-Funded’

Martin Sutherland of BAE: Cyber Espionage Malware ‘Organized, Well-Funded’

BAE Systems has published a threat analysis report that describes how the cyber espionage malware known as Snake attacks computer systems and how the virus works to avoid conventional security… Read more »

FireEye’s Kenneth Geers: IT Officers Seek Clues as Cyber Attacks Proliferate

FireEye’s Kenneth Geers: IT Officers Seek Clues as Cyber Attacks Proliferate

Evolving tactics and the speed of how the number of cyber attacks has grown are leaving infrastructure vulnerable as technology officers increasingly scramble for new ways to predict a strike,… Read more »

Bill Stewart: Booz Allen Finds Cyber Attacks the Top Security Concern of Finance CIOs

Bill Stewart: Booz Allen Finds Cyber Attacks the Top Security Concern of Finance CIOs

Cyber attacks have emerged as the top security concern of chief information officers in the financial services industry, a new Booz Allen Hamilton report says. The “Top Financial Services Cyber… Read more »

FireEye Launches Security Offering for Enterprise Data Centers; Manish Gupta Comments

FireEye Launches Security Offering for Enterprise Data Centers; Manish Gupta Comments

FireEye has rolled out a new security offering designed to protect the core components of an enterprise data center. FireEye Data Center Security leverages the company’s real-time threat prevention platform… Read more »

General Dynamics Fidelis Unveils Real-Time Malware Detector

General Dynamics Fidelis Unveils Real-Time Malware Detector

General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions has rolled out a network security appliance designed to detect, prevent and analyze malware threats in real time using YARA technology. Fidelis XPS also works… Read more »

IBM Completes Purchase of Security Software Firm Trusteer, Plans Lab in Israel

IBM Completes Purchase of Security Software Firm Trusteer, Plans Lab in Israel

IBM has finalized the purchase of security software provider Trusteer Ltd. for an undisclosed amount following a definitive agreement signed on Aug. 15. Trusteer develops and provides software and cloud-based security-as-a-service… Read more »

FireEye Opens New South Africa Office to Grow Cyber Market Footprint

FireEye Opens New South Africa Office to Grow Cyber Market Footprint

FireEye has opened an office in Johannesburg, South Africa as the cybersecurity firm aims to grow its presence in the country by using a two-tier distribution model of distributors and… Read more »

Juniper Report Shows Growing Mobile Malware Threats; Michael Callahan Comments

Juniper Report Shows Growing Mobile Malware Threats; Michael Callahan Comments

A Juniper Networks study has found that cyber attackers have escalated their malware strategies over a one-year period to exploit mobile devices for profit. Juniper’s third annual Mobile Threats Report… Read more »

ManTech Subsidiary HBGary Updates Malware Detection Technology

ManTech Subsidiary HBGary Updates Malware Detection Technology

A Mantech International Corporation subsidiary has just released an updated version of its malware detection technology that is now able to detect the latest Trojans and malware that is currently… Read more »

Mike McConnell: Electronic Banking Vulnerable to Tampering, Malware

Mike McConnell: Electronic Banking Vulnerable to Tampering, Malware

Mike McConnell, vice chairman at Booz Allen Hamilton, recently told a Todd Lecture series audience that every citizen must work together to protect the U.S. from cyber attacks that affect… Read more »

LGS to Build HHS Anti-Malware Systems; Kevin Kelly Comments

LGS to Build HHS Anti-Malware Systems; Kevin Kelly Comments

LGS Innovations has won a $1 million task order to build systems intending to help the Department of Health and Human Services defend its networks from malware and security breaches…. Read more »

DLT: 'Blackhole' Kits Represent 28% of Web Threats

DLT: 'Blackhole' Kits Represent 28% of Web Threats

DLT Solutions is alerting all Internet users to a type of online threat that uses Java, Flash and PDF content to infect computers with a Trojan Horse. Blackhole exploit kits represent… Read more »

Report: Developers of Flame Created Three Other Viruses

Report: Developers of Flame Created Three Other Viruses

Moscow-based antivirus company Kaspersky Lab found that the developers of the Flame malware have also developed at least four viruses in total, NextGov reports. Although the purpose of the others… Read more »

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