Jul 182014
 
Dell SonicWALL Logo

Dell SonicWALL Logo

The Dell SonicWALL family of firewalls integrates intrusion prevention, malware protection, and Application Intelligence and Control with real-time Visualization. Dell’s SonicWALL inspection engine scans 100% of traffic and scales to meet the needs of the most high-performance corporate or enterprise networks.

Jul 042014
 

hacker explains how he exploited the vulnerability After Ponte de Lima, a computer attack in Guarda, Portugal, allowed adult movies to be shown at a public information panel. The panel, which broadcasts tourist information was taken by hackers or as they say the Portuguese say computer pirates.

May 192014
 

European law enforcement agencies coordinated raids in 16 countries last week that led to arrests of people suspected of developing, distributing or using criminal software known as BlackShades. Computer hacker forums and popular websites where cybercriminals buy and sell software kits were alerted as FBI agents and police began knocking on doors, seizing computers and making arrests.

May 072014
 

The security market has not welcomed the statements by Brian Dye, president of Symantec, that said that “antivirus is dead and doomed to failure.” Other companies in the sector, as well as security experts argue otherwise.

May 072014
 

Android Ramsonware Virus screen

Android Ramsonware Virus screen

For years, Windows has been the target of numerous threats, among which are “ransonwares” that “hijacks” the user data and released only upon payment (ramson). Now, the same type of threat is already found in Android phones.

Apr 282014
 

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security advised computer users to use other alternatives to Microsoft Corporation’s Internet Explorer browser until the company fixes a security flaw that hackers have used to launch attacks. The United States Computer Emergence Readiness Team advised americans not to use the Internet Explorer web browser until a fix is found for a serious security flaw that came to light.

Mar 242014
 

Palo Alto Networks announced this morning a deal to buy Cyvera, a privately held firm based in Israel, for US$200 million. The purchase is expected to close in the second half of fiscal year 2014.

Mar 242014
 

The history of malware is a fascinating topic that provides insights into the current landscape of computer threats. Ken Bechtel, as one of the authors of the Avien Malware Defense Guide, has contributed to the book’s chapter on history of malware and is expanding on some of that content on an article published today at Tenable’s website to give context to where we are today.