High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

by RSS Hemant Jain  |  July 02, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
The original specification of RIP (Router Information Protocol), defined in RFC 1058 was published in 1988. This protocol was intended to facilitate route sharing on small networks. Although deprecated since 1996, the protocol is now making news. M...
by RSS Bing Liu  |  July 02, 2015  |  Category: Security Research
Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs has detected a new Flash exploit (MD5:db5df99de775af285e7f1b5355a6bee5) that leverages a vulnerability patched with Flash 17.0.0.188. This exploit uses the classic Flash Player Vector corruption technique. Below is...
by RSS Aamir Lakhani  |  July 01, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
FortiGuard researchers discovered a heap overflow vulnerability in Apple QuickTime that could lead to arbitrary code execution and severe system crashes on both Windows and OS X versions of the popular multimedia software. This vulnerability (CVE-201...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  June 30, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Much to the chagrin of actual hackers, the term “hacking” has been co-opted in countless ways that bear little resemblance to actually breaking into computer systems. An intrepid homeowner might be a DIY hacker. Makers rarely object to th...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  June 29, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
PuTTY, the innocuous and ubiquitous terminal application that Windows users download regularly to connect to *nix systems, has been making headlines in the last month after an uptick in malicious activity set off red flags for researchers. As multi...
by RSS Aamir Lakhani  |  June 27, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Researchers at FortiGuard Labs recently discovered a cross-site scripting vulnerability in Cacti, a powerful web-based tool for collecting and graphing time series data. Cacti is frequently used for monitoring and presenting a variety of metrics in I...
by RSS Jose Luis Laguna  |  June 26, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Although initially targeted at consumers, so-called “ransomware” has continued to make headlines as cybercriminals began shifting their attention to vulnerable businesses. The malware works by encrypting files on users’ computers an...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  June 25, 2015  |  Category: Security Research
La Nuit du Hack is a major French hacking event I attended last Saturday in Paris. The organization is amazing and there is a ton to do there (provided you've had enough sleep in the last few days): bug bounties, wargame, hack4kids and talks of c...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  June 25, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
I just finished watching the first episode of Mr. Robot, the new show on USA Network about “a cyber-security engineer by day and vigilante hacker by night...recruited by a mysterious underground group to destroy the firm he's paid to protec...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  June 24, 2015  |  Category: Security Research
It was my first time at Hack in Paris, with a single track of talks, but definetely good ones. I'll be highlighting below what struck me the most. You don't hear me but your phones voice interface does (José Lopes Esteves, Chaouki Kas...
by RSS Ryan Witt  |  June 22, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
It’s difficult to overemphasize just how vulnerable many healthcare organizations are to cyber attacks. The healthcare industry as a whole simply hasn’t adopted the sorts of protections, best practices, and security awareness as other mar...
by RSS Tim Lau  |  June 22, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
At around 5AM PST today, our automatic website scanning system began to detect malicious contents being served from a top 10 global website. This lasted to around 8:30AM PST when, presumably, the website's operators disabled the malicious content...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  June 19, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
We don't see many awards for "The Most Influential Men In Silicon Valley" or "Top Men In the Channel". There's a reason for this, of course. The tech sector is dominated by men, from engineering to the C-suite. Security is...
by RSS Evan Schuman  |  June 15, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
One of the most frightening lessons IT people quickly learn is that large complex systems—software, hardware and certainly operating systems—always do things that no one knew they could do (or expect them to do). That's because these...

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