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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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Creating a Powerful Anti-Malware Defense
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In today's high-risk cybercrime environment, anti-malware and anti-exploit software need to be implemented on top of basic anti-virus. Read this white paper to learn more about successfully doing so.
Posted: 07 May 2015 | Published: 07 May 2015


Endpoint Security for Today's Cyber Risks
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how you can create layered endpoint security with the combination of anti-malware and anti-exploit software.
Posted: 07 May 2015 | Published: 07 May 2015


Infographic: What is Malvertising?
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, learn all you need to know about malvertising and how to stop it.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015


An Inside View of a Zero-Day Campaign
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper follows one real-life zero-day attack, detailing how the attack entered the network, what parts of the network it infiltrated, and how it was eventually mitigated.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015


17 Security Products Tested for Malware Removal and Repair
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents the results of a series of independent tests on seventeen different anti-malware products.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015


How Anti-Exploit Software Stops Malware Early
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper explains the concept of anti-exploit technology and discusses its capabilities.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015


An Inside View of a Zero-Day Campaign
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This article gets you inside the workings of a zero-day attack by giving you a step-by-step look at one that occurred just a few months ago.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 21 Apr 2015


Survey Results: Endpoint Security in a Time of Uncertainty
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this survey report, find statistics on the most common endpoint security threats faced, what protections are being leveraged, and more.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015


Anti-Exploit Tools: The Next Wave of Enterprise Security
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the shortcomings of traditional preventative security approaches and what you can do to move beyond them.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 01 May 2015


Big Data Analytics: Safety in the Digital Era
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Cybercriminals cause a lot of damage. They destroy profits, erode customers' trust, and compromise safety. This white paper identifies the ways in which big data analytics improve online safety and security. Read on and explore the efficacy of big data analytics when faced with fraudsters.
Posted: 30 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

SAS

It's Time to Identify and Confront Today's Data Center Security Challenges
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to detect, isolate, and block dynamic threats with a granular security approach from inside your data center. Access now to learn why network security is a good start and how to enhance it.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

VMware

Not All Certificate Authorities Are Created Equal
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Making the right CA choice can ensure your online security. In this white paper, discover what a secure CA looks like.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Symantec

The Secret Ingredient in Mobile ROI
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn why security doesn't have to be a barrier to your business goals, but rather enable business decision-makers, end users and daily operations.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 21 Apr 2015

BlackBerry

Four Business Cases for Endpoint Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents four endpoint security business cases, analyzing how you can balance security with cost savings to come up with an effective and affordable way to stay secure.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

IBM

7 Best Practices for Securing Hadoop
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to develop a data life-cycle-centric approach to Hadoop security by asking yourself five integral questions. Access now to learn the 7 step program to improving your security strategy.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 11 Apr 2014

IBM

4 Steps to A Proactive Big Data Security and Privacy Strategy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines four steps to developing a proactive data security and privacy approach that will help you keep big data safe without hindering your ability to capitalize on that data.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 18 Jun 2014

IBM

Hackers and Dating App Vulnerabilities - A Match Made in Heaven
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the 4 most dangerous data app vulnerabilities and offers steps to take for you and your users to mitigate risk.  Read on to learn more.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 11 Feb 2015

IBM

Cybersecurity Lessons from 2014
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this special security report, discover what lessons can be learned from 2014's cyber-breaches to improve cybersecurity in 2015.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

IBM

Evaluating the Total Cost of Ownership for Protecting Web Applications
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down the tocal cost of web app security in the three major risk categories associated with sucessful attacks. Access now to learn how to quantify the costs of web app security compared to the costs of a breach.
Posted: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

WhiteHat Security

Programmatically Identifying Multi-Page Flaws in Web Apps
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the pros and cons of several web app scanning approaches. View now to learn learn more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

WhiteHat Security

How the Financial Industry can Prepare for Cybercrime
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: The financial services industry needs to evolve to meet the cybercrime of today. In this white paper, learn more about what these crimes look like and how to stop them.
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

A Holistic Approach to Fending off Bots and Bot Networks
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how a cloud-based strategy can block bots in real-time before data and intellectual property theft can occur. View now to learn more.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Distil Networks

Choosing the Right Security Solution: Moving Beyond SSL
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paperpresents a buyer's guide to choosing a next-gen SSL platform to secure consumer personal information and enterprise data. View now to learn the tell-tale signs of a faulty platform and the key characteristics to look for in a trusted strategy.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Nov 2013

GeoTrust, Inc.

A Comprehensive Guide to Network Security in 2014-2015
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: Access this comprehensive white paper for an in-depth review of what plagued security professionals in 2014, and what will continue to challenge them in 2015.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

Radware

Cybercrime 101
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Discover the ways in which cybercrime occurs in three realms: individual, business, and governmental. Learn what you can do to protect yourself and your organization.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

Global Knowledge
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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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