Browsing Tag: vulnerabilities

Security is Broken

Categories: Malware, Vulnerabilities

If the events of the last few months have served any purpose, it’s to illustrate once again that security is broken. This isn’t a new sentiment and few of the problems plaguing users and enterprises today are new, either. In this video, longtime security consultant and writer Rik Farrow outlines the missteps that got us into this situation and what can be done to alleviate it. Oh, and this talk was created in 2006.

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Forget APT, Mass Malware is Still the Big Threat

Categories: Malware, Vulnerabilities

MALAGA, SPAIN–While the high-profile attacks against RSA, Google and others over the last couple of years has focused a lot of attention on defending against advanced, targeted attacks, the fact remains that most attackers are in fact relying on crimeware packs loaded with commodity exploits for older vulnerabilities that have no trouble bypassing the security systems deployed at the vast majority of enterprises today.

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