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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Equifax CIO, CSO Step Down
Dark Reading Staff 9/15/2017
Cloud Security's Shared Responsibility Is Foggy
Ben Johnson, Co-founder and CTO, Obsidian Security,  9/14/2017
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CVE-2017-0290
Published: 2017-05-09
NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

CVE-2016-10369
Published: 2017-05-08
unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

CVE-2016-8202
Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

CVE-2016-8209
Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

CVE-2017-0890
Published: 2017-05-08
Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.