High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

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 Chris Dawson  |  November 25, 2014  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Details are still emerging on the cyberespionage malware known as Regin, but it’s clear that this is no ordinary Trojan. Regin is not new software, despite making headlines this weekend with a myriad of news outlets citing Symantec’s recent white pa...
by RSS Zhe Li  |  February 13, 2014  |  Category: Security Research
[ This article originally appeared in Virus Bulletin ]( https://www.virusbtn.com/virusbulletin/archive/2013/12/vb201312-KakaoTalk) The Android/FakeKakao trojan disguises itself as a KakaoTalk security plug-in as a means to lure users to install i...
by RSS Richard Henderson  |  January 09, 2014  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
All's not well in the world... of warcraft. A small number of gamers who play Blizzard Entertainment's huge MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game) World of Warcraft (often called WoW) found themselves the victims of a targeted attac...
by RSS Ruchna Nigam  |  August 19, 2013  |  Category: Security Research
Why are we discussing pest control on a security blog? Anyone who is remotely aware of internet security would know that Remote Access Tools (RATs) are not new to the internet. The concept is not new, but its implications don't fail to make my bra...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  July 24, 2013  |  Category: Security Research
It's everywhere in the news, and I couldn't resist trying to figure out how it works. I think I roughly found out but we'll have to wait for Karsten Nohl's presentation at BlackHat to see if I was right :) Getting ciphertexts Mobile phones are capa...
by RSS Ruchna Nigam  |  February 06, 2013  |  Category: Security Research
Android/Claco.A!tr is a new mobile malware that has been in the news recently for it's unique ability to infect PCs. Even though we've seen an attack vector of this kind on the Symbian OS before (SymbOS/CardTrap), this would be the first of it's kin...
by RSS Ruchna Nigam  |  January 14, 2013  |  Category: Security Research
I recently came across an Android malware sample that does your usual data stealing i.e. leaking data from the victim's phone such as the phone number, contact information etc. Most vendors name this sample Uranico (Android.Uranico, Trojan:Android/U...
by RSS Ruchna Nigam  |  December 21, 2012  |  Category: Security Research
Following the disappointment at the failure of the end of the world, we decided to do a little recap on the Project Blitzkrieg that has been widely talked about in the security community over the past couple of months following a report by RSA. It mi...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  December 07, 2012  |  Category: Security Research
Zitmo Attack Scenario - taken from my slides at ShmooCon, January 2011 Zitmo's attack scenario, taken from CheckPoint's and VerSafe's white paper (Dec 2012) Recently, Check Point and Versafe published a white paper on a mobile banking trojan they...
by RSS Stefanie Hoffman  |  April 02, 2012  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Once upon a time in 2009 the City of Bozeman, Montana found itself at the brunt of a public firestorm when it became known that members had the audacity to request social networking credentials from applicants. Oh, those were the good ole' days. Th...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  July 08, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
Zitmo has been used by the ZeuS gang to defeat SMS-based banking two-factor authentication on Symbian, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile for a several months (see my ShmooCon slides). Lately, there's been an active discussion on technical forums regardi...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  March 10, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
Android devices continue to be the target of malware authors with Android/Fake10086.A!tr. AegisLab spotted this malicious Trojan in the wild in China and posted an interesting write-up on the matter. In brief, Android/Fake10086.A!tr looks like a han...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  February 23, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
Zitmo is a mobile malware Fortinet has particularly been focusing on since the beginning (see our first blog post and my presentation at ShmooCon 2011) as it is one of the first palpable signs organized criminals show interest in infecting mobile pho...

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