Insider Sabotage among Top 3 Threats CISOs Cant yet Handle
Luana Pascu, Security Specialist, Bitdefender
These five steps can help your organizations limit the risks from disgruntled employees and user errors.
By Luana Pascu Security Specialist, Bitdefender, 3/1/2017
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Report: Only 2 in 3 Cyber Attacks Can Be Stopped with Current Defenses
Razvan Muresan, Razvan Muresan, Security Specialist, Bitdefender
A recent Bitdefender survey of 250 US IT execs in companies with 1000 or more PCs paints a disturbing picture of cybersecurity preparedness in the enterprise.
By Razvan Muresan Razvan Muresan, Security Specialist, Bitdefender, 2/28/2017
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How to Secure Hyperconverged Infrastructures & Why It Is Different
Liviu Arsene, Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender
The next-generation datacenter requires new security practices, but that doesnt mean everything we learned about datacenter security becomes obsolete.
By Liviu Arsene Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender, 2/23/2017
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Survey: 14% Of IT Execs Would Pay $500K To Avoid Shaming After A Breach
Razvan Muresan, Razvan Muresan, Security Specialist, Bitdefender
Bitdefender report shows how negative media headlines following an attack can cause financial damage, ruin business forecasts and severely damage reputations.
By Razvan Muresan Razvan Muresan, Security Specialist, Bitdefender, 2/22/2017
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Do Software-Defined Data Centers Pose Security Concerns?
Liviu Arsene, Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender
SDDC adoption is likely to trigger widespread data security governance programs, with 20 percent of organizations considering them necessary to prevent data breaches.
By Liviu Arsene Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender, 2/20/2017
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Outsider Attacks Give Nightmares To CIOs, CEOs, CISOs
Razvan Muresan, Razvan Muresan, Security Specialist, Bitdefender
Three main threats companies arent prepared to handle include outside attacks, data vulnerability and insider sabotage.
By Razvan Muresan Razvan Muresan, Security Specialist, Bitdefender, 1/31/2017
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Machine Learning In Cybersecurity Warrants A Silver Shotgun Shell Approach
Liviu Arsene, Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender
When protecting physical or virtual endpoints, its vital to have more than one layer of defense against malware.
By Liviu Arsene Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender, 1/23/2017
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What to Consider When Moving To Hyperconverged Infrastructure
Liviu Arsene, Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender
Scalability, data availability, and agility are three reasons why enterprises are making the move to HCI.
By Liviu Arsene Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender, 1/19/2017
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Machine Learning For Cybersecurity Not Cybercrime
Liviu Arsene, Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender
Cybercriminals have yet to adopt machine learning for offensive attack strategies - and they probably wont for a long time.
By Liviu Arsene Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender, 1/17/2017
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How Machine Learning For Behavior Analytics & Anomaly Detection Speeds Mitigation
Liviu Arsene, Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender
By relying on artificial intelligence to identify suspicious network activity or behavior, machine learning can adapt to both business needs and new threats.
By Liviu Arsene Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender, 1/9/2017
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2017 To Bring More Ransomware, IoT DDoS Attacks, And SCADA Incidents
Luana Pascu, Security Specialist, Bitdefender
As hackers begin to target corporations in an attempt to extort higher ransom fees, the threat will only become more serious.
By Luana Pascu Security Specialist, Bitdefender, 1/5/2017
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Machine-Learning Algorithms Improve Detection Time For Modern Threats
Razvan Muresan, Razvan Muresan, Security Specialist, Bitdefender
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are essential to combat a threat landscape that is larger and more sophisticated than ever.
By Razvan Muresan Razvan Muresan, Security Specialist, Bitdefender, 12/12/2016
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Avalanche Cybercrime Platform Takedown Leaves A Lot To Clean Up
Bogdan Botezatu, Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender
Help us wipe out the remaining bots and put an end to Avalanche once and for all.
By Bogdan Botezatu Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender, 12/5/2016
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Job Loss And Financial Damage: CIOs Main Fears When Adopting Virtualization
Razvan Muresan, Razvan Muresan, Security Specialist, Bitdefender
Companies arent prepared for the security challenges of hybrid infrastructures, Bitdefender study reveals.
By Razvan Muresan Razvan Muresan, Security Specialist, Bitdefender, 11/30/2016
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WebAuthn, FIDO2 Infuse Browsers, Platforms with Strong Authentication
John Fontana, Standards & Identity Analyst, Yubico,  9/19/2018
NSS Labs Files Antitrust Suit Against Symantec, CrowdStrike, ESET, AMTSO
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  9/19/2018
Turn the NIST Cybersecurity Framework into Reality: 5 Steps
Mukul Kumar & Anupam Sahai, CISO & VP of Cyber Practice and VP Product Management, Cavirin Systems,  9/20/2018
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CVE-2018-14633
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-25
A security flaw was found in the chap_server_compute_md5() function in the ISCSI target code in the Linux kernel in a way an authentication request from an ISCSI initiator is processed. An unauthenticated remote attacker can cause a stack buffer overflow and smash up to 17 bytes of the stack. The at...
CVE-2018-14647
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-25
Python's elementtree C accelerator failed to initialise Expat's hash salt during initialization. This could make it easy to conduct denial of service attacks against Expat by contructing an XML document that would cause pathological hash collisions in Expat's internal data structures, consuming larg...
CVE-2018-10502
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-24
This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on vulnerable installations of Samsung Galaxy Apps Fixed in version 4.2.18.2. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exist...
CVE-2018-11614
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-24
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to escalate privileges on vulnerable installations of Samsung Members Fixed in version 2.4.25. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists wit...
CVE-2018-14318
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-24
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Samsung Galaxy S8 G950FXXU1AQL5. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must have their cellular radios enabled. The specific flaw exists within the handling of ...