High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

by RSS Guillaume Lovet  |  September 26, 2014  |  Category: Security Research
While the Shellshock story is taking the media by storm, and as the reports of exploitation in the wild start to emerge, some questions about the worse-than-heartbleed infamous bug remain unanswered. "Will there be a Slammer-like worm owning half of...
by RSS Michael Perna  |  August 23, 2014  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
by RSS Ruchna Nigam  |  June 25, 2014  |  Category: Security Research
Ransomware is a type of malware that restricts usage of the device it infects, demanding a ransom from the end-user in order to regain control over the device. Now, the malware could actually damage/encrypt the system and the files on it or it could...
by RSS Stefanie Hoffman  |  June 04, 2012  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Maybe it was something in the water, but the last week of May was indeed a week of extremes--from the biggest threat on record to the tiniest Trojan to an unusual and completely unexpected act of transparency from Apple. Here's what the security...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  November 16, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
In the AV industry, one of the golden rules is to make sure that, during analysis, we do not in any way help the malware authors and/or propagate their offspring. This requires special care in the case of malware for mobile phones, because, on the o...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  April 21, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
Some time ago, a security researcher, Alex Levinson, found out the iPhone was keeping a SQLite database of the iPhone's location (wifi-based location, cell-based or GPS) and a few other information. The file, located in /private/var/root/Library/Cac...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  March 01, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
Is Symbian still the leader for smartphone operating systems or not? How far have Android and iPhones penetrated the market? Who's the leader for smartphone OS: Symbian? BlackBerry? Android? iPhone? A quick search on Internet provides quite opposite...
by RSS Rick Popko  |  October 14, 2010  |  Category: Security Research
On this episode of Network World's Security Landscape, Derek Manky from Fortinet and Keith Shaw discuss the latest security threats seen worldwide. This includes the rise of do-it-yourself crimeware botnet kits, as well as the possibility of another...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  September 07, 2010  |  Category: Security Research
Last week, a lady from the sales department dropped in to see me for some help with her iPhone. She was worried because she had "suddenly" lost all of her contacts, music and emails. She had turned to a neighbor of hers, an "expert" who had told her...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  August 05, 2010  |  Category: Security Research
Unless you're on a trek in the Himalayas, by now you've probably heard one way or another that the infamous "Jailbreakme" website is back to free iPhones (including iPhones 4 running iOS 4.0.1) and iPads : it's just everywhere on the web, even with v...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  December 02, 2009  |  Category: Security Research
Unless you have been cut from the net this last week, you probably know by now iPhones are facing their first set of malware (first ? well, actually, not quite as we have already detected spyware for iPhones): it's just all over the web. Those malwar...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  July 16, 2009  |  Category: Security Research
There are days where I wonder if people really care about privacy (except for these people). Most people don't see any problem in telling the entire world what they're doing (Twitter), who they know or see (Facebook) or where they are: the kind of st...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  June 16, 2009  |  Category: Security Research
Last week, I had hardly reached my desk when a colleague rushed by my side and told me, all excited, Apple had announced the release of a new iPhone 3GS. They also unveiled interesting new functionality in MobileMe, which started out a long chat in o...

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