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Mobile Security Misery: A 733% Increase over the Last 5 Years

By on Dec 22, 2013 in Blog

The latest results are in from the 5th annual State of the Endpoint study by the Ponemon Institute – headlined by a whopping 733% increase in concern over mobile usage in the workplace compared to 5 years ago. As smart devices become increasingly prevalent in regular work life, accordingly the threat landscape has fundamentally changed over the last 5 years. While...

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How to detect the ZeroAccess botnet on your network and stop it broadcasting

How to detect the ZeroAccess botnet on your network and stop it broadcasting

By on Dec 11, 2013 in Blog

For those of you who do not yet know, ZeroAccess is a Trojan-horse malware that infects Windows- based machines to form a botnet. Compromised machines will then either start mining Bitcoins, or participate in mass click fraud. Estimates on infected computers range from 1 to over 9 million computers (such things are notoriously difficult to determine), and are...

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2013 in Review: This year’s biggest security, scam, and malware threats

2013 in Review: This year’s biggest security, scam, and malware threats

By on Dec 7, 2013 in Blog

2013 has been an interesting year for the IT security world, with several new types of attacks surfacing, along with the growing popularity of some well-established threat vectors. High profile data breaches this year included Evernote, Adobe, Twitter, Facebook, the Federal Reserve, and even the Department of Homeland Security among many – many others. As many of...

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8 Useful Mobile Security Apps for the BYOD Business Road Warrior

By on Nov 29, 2013 in Blog

Smartphones and tablets are nothing new, and for many have become an essential part of our lives. It should be no surprise to anyone that people would demand easy mobile access to their work files – whether to keep up with developments away from the office, or taking your materials to a client presentation. Providing this type of easy access however, especially in a...

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New research from HP finds 9 out of 10 mobile apps have obvious security flaws

By on Nov 22, 2013 in Blog

In the rush to deliver enterprise mobile apps to employees, it seems that even the largest Global 2000 companies are forgetting about their own established IT security practices. While this may not seem so surprising considering the immense pressure to deliver apps that let people take their work on the road, this is still an alarming trend just waiting to be...

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It’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month: What Are Your Resolutions?

By on Nov 2, 2013 in Blog

In case you hadn’t heard yet – for 10 years now October has been declared the National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) by the National Cyber Security Alliance. An initiative designed to promote awareness of security issues, and educate people on how to mitigate or combat these issues. In the spirit of NCSAM – we’ve put together a few tips and general advice...

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