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DEFINITION: Polymorphic malware is harmful, destructive or intrusive computer software such as a virus, worm, Trojan or spyware that constantly changes ("morphs"), making it difficult to detect with anti-malware programs. Evolution of the malicious code can occur in a variety of ways such as filename changes, compression and encryption with variable keys.Although the appearance of the code in polymorphic malware  … 
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Improving Windows Client Performance and Security: An Impact Comparison of AC and Traditional AV
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This Tolly Test report compares the effectiveness of both anti-virus and application control solutions to help you decide which would work best for your enterprise. View now to uncover which approach provides greater performance across diverse workloads and protects against more threats to keep your endpoints safe and secure.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 03 May 2013

Lumension

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals the latest information about today's top security vulnerabilities and threats – from targeted attacks and exploits to spam and phishing – to help you keep your organization safe. View now to learn more!
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Symantec Corporation

Overcoming Security Breaches and Minimizing the Impact
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks UK
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the top 10 things you should do to enhance the security of your enterprise and reduce the duration and impact of a security breach.
Posted: 23 May 2013 | Published: 23 May 2013

Dell SecureWorks UK

CW Special report on Symantec
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth profile from Computer Weekly, updated for 2013, gives you the key facts on Symantec's products, financial performance and strategy.
Posted: 14 May 2013 | Published: 14 May 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Protect Your IT Systems with Next Generation Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper covers the constant threat of hackers to the security of your organization and offers a solution to help keep your data safe.
Posted: 16 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Open Trusted Technology Provider Standard (O-TTPS)
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This standard is aimed at enhancing the integrity of commercial off the shelf ICT products and helping customers to manage sourcing risk.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 10 Apr 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

The New Phishing Attack: How to Avoid Taking the Bait
sponsored by Websense
WHITE PAPER: Can you tell the difference between legitimate emails and phishing attempts? Unfortunately, new phishing strategies can circumvent traditional email security defenses. This guide details where traditional approaches fall short, and outlines recommendations for email security success.
Posted: 13 Aug 2013 | Published: 07 Jun 2012

Websense

Symantec Intelligence Report - June 2013
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This Symantec Intelligence Report outlines the latest need-to-know security information on vulnerabilities, spam, phish, malware, and data breaches.
Posted: 13 Aug 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

Symantec Corporation

Third Annual Juniper Networks Mobile Threats Report
sponsored by IBM and Juniper
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses the major trends that have been gaining momentum in the field of mobile threats, outlining what kinds of attacks are increasing, who is being affected and how these trends could impact future mobile technology development.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM and Juniper

Symantec Intelligence Report – May 2013
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Keeping on top of the latest security happenings is crucial to protecting your organization. In this recent edition of Symantec's Intelligence Report, view a number of statistics and up-to-date material on the current threat landscape to learn what you should expect both now and in the future.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Symantec Corporation

Defending Against APTs: Do You Have the Complete Picture?
sponsored by Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the ins and outs of APTs and learn why current defenses lack the ability to protect your organization. In addition, learn about a pioneering security management approach that provides the features you need to combat these troublesome threats.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 17 Jul 2013

Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc

McAfee Tackles the Complexities of Endpoint Security
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents the myriad of enterprise endpoint threats today, and how you can conquer these difficult complexities.
Posted: 04 Jun 2013 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

McAfee, Inc.

Managing Web Security in an Increasing Challenging Threat Landscape
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers guidance to help your organization manage web security in an increasingly dangerous threat landscape. Learn how cybercriminals are targeting web-based vulnerabilities and see what you can do to stay safe by reading on now.
Posted: 31 May 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Webroot

The New Reality of Stealth Crimeware
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn what you need to know about "stealthology" and how you can protect yourself against sneaky criminals. Read on and discover more about stealthy malware like Stuxnet and Zeus, developing rootkit defenses, and more.
Posted: 31 May 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

McAfee, Inc.

McAfee Endpoint Protection Suite
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will introduce you to a security solution that addresses advanced malware, data loss, and other issues from a single, manageable environment and can help limit your exposure to Internet threats. Read on and discover how this solution can offer you advanced e-mail virus and spam protection, comprehensive device control, and more.
Posted: 31 May 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

McAfee, Inc.

The Evolving Landscape of Desktop Security
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource will help you learn about an application control solution coupled with traditional anti-virus technology can help you address threats quickly and effectively while also keeping close track of unauthorized applications. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 30 May 2013 | Published: 30 May 2013

McAfee, Inc.

McAfee Application Control
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn more about a security offering that can provide complete protection from unwanted applications and code, as well as block advanced threats without requiring signature updates. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 29 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

McAfee, Inc.

When Malware Goes Mobile: Causes, Outcomes and Cures
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whtie paper will review a step-by-step approach you can take in order to strengthen your abaility to ward of malware attacks and keep mobile data secure. Read on to learn about platform specific policies, effective prevention strategies, and more.
Posted: 23 May 2013 | Published: 17 May 2013

Sophos, Inc.

Responding to—and recovering from—sophisticated security attacks
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, find four things you can do now to keep your organization safe. Learn what you need to know to effectively respond to and recover from sophisticated security attacks by reading on now.
Posted: 14 May 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

SymEd Solutions from Symantec: Endpoint Management and Mobility
sponsored by Insight Public Sector and Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how to safely deploy IT in academia and revolutionize the experience of students and teachers alike without compromising security in today's threat-filled landscape.
Posted: 29 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Insight Public Sector and Symantec

Online Enemy #1: Blackhole Exploit Kit
sponsored by Threat Track
WHITE PAPER: This short white paper offers key insight and advice for combatting Blackhole malware attacks on your organization's machines. Learn how to successfully thwart these types of threats with automated, centralized software patching.
Posted: 29 Apr 2013 | Published: 29 Apr 2013

Threat Track

Antivirus: The Hippest New Apple Accessory
sponsored by Threat Track
WHITE PAPER: For organizations that have deployed fleets of Macs and iPads/iPhones, protecting sensitive data and intellectual property can be challenging. This resource demonstrates why it is critical that security administrators need antivirus software for their Macs and MDM tools for their iPads and iPhones.
Posted: 26 Apr 2013 | Published: 26 Apr 2013

Threat Track

How a DNS Firewall Helps in the Battle Against Advanced Persistent Threat and Similar Malware
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the role a DNS firewall can play in your security strategy for reducing loss of data due to stealthy advanced persistent threats (APTs) and other malware attacks.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 24 Apr 2013

Infoblox

The Trouble Heading for Your Business 2013
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: This resource details the current state of targeted attacks and explores why putting an effective defensive strategy in place is so critical. View now to uncover the effects of these potentially disastrous attacks and what you can do to stay protected.
Posted: 16 Apr 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Trend Micro

2012 Endpoint Security Best Practices Survey Results
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper reveals the results of a survey centered on endpoint security best practices. Inside, learn the factors that separate endpoint security leaders from laggards, and learn what you can do to stay protected.
Posted: 08 Apr 2013 | Published: 08 Apr 2013

Symantec Corporation
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MALWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  varies with each "mutation," the essential function usually remains the same. For example, a spyware program intended to act as a keylogger will continue to perform that function even though its signature changes. If the malicious program is discovered by an anti-malware vendor and its signature is added to a downloadable database, the anti-malware program will fail to detect the rogue code after the signature has changed, just as if a new virus, worm, Trojan or spyware program has emerged. In this way, malware creators gain an advantage over countermeasure developers.The best method … 
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