Tag: data protection

Deals abound on gadgets and gizmos in the wintry weeks before Christmas, but could that shiny new toy on your loved one’s wish list put the whole family’s security at risk? Smart TVs will undoubtedly be one of the more hot ticket items this season, but a recently discovered security vulnerability in the LG Smart ...
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This blog post was written by Vikas Taneja. The Ramnit worm appeared in 2010. Within a year more than eight million PCs were infected worldwide. Initially the malware was just file infector spread by removable drives. Later it became better know for stealing user data via browser injection, targeting banking or game users. While reviewing ...
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The ability to instantly share and interact through online sources has become an expected part of our daily lives. We live in a time where any service that helps make this happen is quickly welcomed. And because of this mentality, cloud services such as Dropbox, where people can access shared information and files in real-time ...
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  In conjunction with our investigation into Operation Troy, we will be releasing IOC data in the open and highly flexible OpenIOC Framework format.       In addition to various open/free tools, OpenIOC data can be consumed by:             McAfee Network Security Platform             ...
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Sometimes you just get that feeling—whether it has to do with betting ‘all in’ during a game of Blackjack or visiting a sketchy website when shopping online—there’s definitely something to be said about listening to your intuition. With the number of data breaches and online scams on the rise, more and more shoppers are going ...
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One of the biggest challenges for Data Protection solution is identifying sensitive data.  Today, organizations generate various types of sensitive data, ranging from regulated data such as PCI to unstructured data such as product designs.  Not all sensitive data can be identified and protected via regular expressions and keywords. By supplementing End-user Classification to the ...
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See March 15 and 16 updates at the end of this blog. ----------------------------------------------------   The March Security Bulletin release from Microsoft was relatively light in volume. Out of the six bulletins released, only one was rated as Critical. And for good reason. MS12-020 includes CVE-2012-0002. This flaw is specific to the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) present on ...
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