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DEFINITION: Hacktivism is the act of hacking, or breaking into a computer system, for a politically or socially motivated purpose. The individual who performs an act of hacktivism is said to be a hacktivist. A hacktivist uses the same tools and techniques as a hacker, but does so in order to disrupt services and bring attention to a political or social cause. For example, one might leave a highly visible message  … 
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2015 Global DDoS Threat Landscape Report
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: DDoS attacks against network infrastructures continue to grow in size and duration. Download this report and learn what to expect and how you can protect your website from such attacks.
Posted: 09 Feb 2016 | Published: 06 Oct 2015

Imperva

The Forrester Wave™: DDoS Services Providers, Q3 2015
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Forrester Research offers unique insight into the rapidly growing DDoS Protection market with its Wave Report on DDoS Services Providers. Read the report and learn why Imperva was positioned as a leader in the DDoS service providers space.
Posted: 09 Feb 2016 | Published: 22 Jul 2015

Imperva

Top 6 Dangers of Not Inspecting SSL Traffic
sponsored by A10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Encryption can improve message confidentiality and integrity but it may also mask hackers' activities. Access this white paper to learn six additional dangers of not inspecting SSL traffic, and what your business can do to expose threats.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016

A10 Networks

Intelligent Spear Phishing Protection: Stopping Highly Targeted Attacks
sponsored by Cloudmark
WHITE PAPER: In this brief paper, discover how today's spear phishing attacks operate, as well as how they evade conventional defenses. Learn how to employ protection against these highly targeted attacks with next-gen context analysis and real-time reporting dashboards.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Cloudmark

6 Keys to Eliminating SSL Blind Spots: What You Need for SSL Inspection
sponsored by A10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: It is estimated that 67 percent of Internet traffic will be encrypted by 2016, but that won't stop hackers from using it to their advantage. Learn six ways to ensure your network can stand up to malicious traffic with SSL inspection technology.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Jan 2016

A10 Networks

The Threat Landscape of 2015
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: This report examines new technological trends and discusses what these trends mean for your security.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2015

Forcepoint

Business on the Internet - A Scary Reality
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you different methods cybercriminals can use to ruin your business. The vast majority of infections can be attributed to user error falling victim to their tactics.
Posted: 13 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016

LogicNow

Real-World Data Breach Protection Techniques
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the importance of data loss prevention (DLP) in today's advanced cybercrime environment. Read on to learn how you can implement effective DLP and keep your data out of hackers' hands.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Intel

Cybercrime Exposed: The Hidden Economy of Cybercrime-as-a-Service
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for an inside look at the thriving economy of "cybercrime-as-a-service."
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Intel

Gaining Awareness and Combatting Cyber Threats Without Breaking the Bank
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines credit union security and gives tips on keeping cybercrime out of your organization. Read on for essential insight on building strong security on a small budget.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

SurfWatch Labs

Flipping the Script: Law Firms Hunted by Cybercriminals
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the cyber-threats facing law firms, explaining why they are attractive and easy targets for cybercriminals. Access it to discover just how much danger your firm is in and how you can stay safe.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 07 Jan 2016

SurfWatch Labs

The Hidden Data Economy
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll discover just how widespread the black market for private data is. Read on to see how this illegitimate economy operates and how you can keep your sensitive data out of it.
Posted: 06 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Intel

Hacking the Human Operating System
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn what warning signs to look out for to minimize the risk of a social engineering attack. Protect your enterprise from advanced hacking techniques with insight on how these hacks occur.
Posted: 06 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Intel

Hospitality and Cybercrime: How to Safeguard Sensitive Information
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the many cyber-risks faced by the hospitality sector. Access it and discover just how much your business is at risk – and what you can do about it.
Posted: 06 Jan 2016 | Published: 06 Jan 2016

SurfWatch Labs

Case Study: School District Stops Breaches with Heightened Network Visbility
sponsored by Lancope
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to discover how a large school district blocked breaches with network visibility, improved its incident response time, and more.
Posted: 30 Dec 2015 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Lancope

Cybersecurity Predictions for 2016: Targeting the Human Factor
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This article provides deep insights into how advanced cybercriminals will improve their social engineering tactics in the future. Take a look to prepare for the evolving threats of 2016.
Posted: 29 Dec 2015 | Published: 29 Dec 2015

Proofpoint, Inc.

How Risky Mobile Apps Steal Data and Spy on Users
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the dangers of malicious mobile apps and gives you advice on avoiding them. Discover what threats are lurking in your users' app stores and how you can keep those threats out of your network.
Posted: 28 Dec 2015 | Published: 28 Dec 2015

Proofpoint, Inc.

Community Collaboration Enables Threat Detection
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: This case study describes a collaborative threat intelligence initiative undertaken by five separate organizations. Read on to discover how this collaborative intelligence group kept each other safe.
Posted: 18 Dec 2015 | Published: 18 Dec 2015

ThreatConnect

The Frightening Fraud Landscape of 2016: Predictions from the Experts
sponsored by Easy Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This blog post gives you a quick breakdown of the kinds of cyber-fraud you need to look out for in 2016. Read on for an essential look into the future of online fraud.
Posted: 17 Dec 2015 | Published: 26 Nov 2015

Easy Solutions

Threat Intelligence Platforms: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know But Didn’t Know to Ask
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth resource covers the ins and outs of threat intelligence, discussing everything from what threat intelligence is to how you can best utilize it.
Posted: 15 Dec 2015 | Published: 15 Dec 2015

ThreatConnect

Case Study: Closing in on China's Unit 78020
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: This report explores how a Chinese cyber-espionage group known as Unit 78020 was discovered with an advanced intrusion analysis strategy.
Posted: 14 Dec 2015 | Published: 14 Dec 2015

ThreatConnect

Applying the "Diamond Model" of Threat Intelligence
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a fun and humorous approach to breaking down how successful hacks occur and how they can be prevented.
Posted: 10 Dec 2015 | Published: 10 Dec 2015

ThreatConnect

Special Report: Ensuring Cybersecurity in 2015
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This report looks at cybercrime data across industries and arrives at a disturbing conclusion: Organizations aren't paying enough attention to security basics.
Posted: 09 Dec 2015 | Published: 09 Dec 2015

Dimension Data

Unknown Malware - What You Can't See Can Hurt You
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: This infographic provides some essential statistics on the rise of unknown malware and gives advice for defeating it. Discover how you can fight the unknown and keep your organization secure.
Posted: 17 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Exposing The Unknown: How Sandboxing Technology Fights Modern Threats
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how sandboxing has evolved to fight modern cybercrime and how the technology could secure your business.
Posted: 13 Nov 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
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HACKERS DEFINITION (continued): …  on the home page of a Web site that gets a lot of traffic or which embodies a point-of-view that is being opposed. Or one might launch a denial-of-service attack to disrupt traffic to a particular site.A recent demonstration of hacktivism followed the death of a Chinese airman when his jet fighter collided with a U.S. surveillance plane in April 2001. Chinese and American hacktivists from both countries hacked Web sites and used them as "blackboards" for their statements. Whether hacktivism is a crime may be debated. Opponents argue that hacktivism causes damage in a forum where there is already … 
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