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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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Defending Against Advanced Persistent Threats: Strategies for a New Era of Attacks
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This guide takes a look at the growing risk of advanced persistent threats and what you can to prevent them.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

Operationalizing Information Security: Top 10 SIEM Implementer’s Checklist
sponsored by AccelOps Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper outlines 10 best practices for successful SIEM implementation.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

AccelOps Inc.

F5 Secure Web Gateway Services Reference Architecture
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Discover the challenges of securing outbound access and how to avoid spear-phishing attacks within your organization.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 19 Jun 2014

F5 Networks

NSS Labs Breach Detection System Product Analysis – FortiSandbox
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at a breach detection solution that identifies and mitigates any potential network threat or intrusion, allowing you to continue to provide the services your users need.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Malware Analysts Have the Tools to Defend Against Cyber-Attacks, But Challenges Remain
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores today's threat landscape, the role of malware and the threat of internal vulnerabilities.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

Threat Track Security

Enterprise Executives and Consumers Lack Confidence About Cybersecurity
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide outlines the lack of confidence many executives and consumers have about their cybersecurity.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 2014

Threat Track Security

Microsoft Extends Windows® XP Malware Support-Compliance Issues Remain
sponsored by Lenovo and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores the risks associated with Windows® XP and why now is the time to upgrade your operating system – ensuring system security.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 2014

Lenovo and Microsoft

HP TippingPoint Intrusion Prevention System halts threats at the door - Solution increases visibility to potential threats, attacks and policy violations against HP systems
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Prevent future cyber attacks from occurring by modifying your company's security infrastructure.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 01 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

U.S. Defense Contractors Say They Remain Vulnerable to Cyber-Attacks
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper outlines the vulnerability of U.S. defense contractors and explores what that means for your business.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

Threat Track Security

It's Time Businesses Wake up to Mobile Security Reality
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the need for top-notch mobile security. With the rise of personal devices used in the workplace, security is more important than ever before.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 06 Jun 2014

Threat Track Security

Critical Infrastructure and Cybersecurity: Key Issues
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper takes a look at security infrastructure and how it is the link to ensuring security.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

A Survey of Zero-day Attacks in 2013 and What They Say About the Traditional Security Model
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This informative survey explores zero-day attacks in 2013 and what they say about the traditional security model.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 05 Jun 2014

FireEye

Beyond the Breach
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper takes a look at today's threat landscape and outlines the unfortunate news – security breaches are inevitable.
Posted: 04 Jun 2014 | Published: 04 Jun 2014

FireEye

Cloud Adoption & Risk Report
sponsored by SkyHigh
WHITE PAPER: This survey reveals the ongoing struggle with the growing risks in cloud adoption in 2014 to help IT leaders better prepare for future migration projects.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 03 Jun 2014

SkyHigh

Analyzing Four Widely Exploited Java Vulnerabilities
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores the technical details of the 4 most common Java vulnerabilities and outlines each step of the infection flow.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 03 Jun 2014

FireEye

DLL Side-loading: A Thorn in the Side of the Anti-Virus Industry
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores the history of DLL side-loading and its role in the malware arena – affecting your enterprise security.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

FireEye

How To Avoid Heartbleed Or Similar SSL Related Vulnerabilities?
sponsored by i-Sprint Innovations
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores top strategies for resolving Heartbleed and similar SSL-related vulnerabilities.
Posted: 29 May 2014 | Published: 29 May 2014

i-Sprint Innovations

2013 Cyber Risk Report Executive Summary
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper reviews the threat landscape of 2013 and outlines the most troublesome risks coming your way in 2014.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Code Signing: Leveraging HSMs to Safeguard Trust and Protect Your Business
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how code signing works and why you need to add it to your online distribution security strategy.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 04 Feb 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

Infographic: Is Your Company in the Cyber War Crosshairs?
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: This infographic outlines some key statistics about today's threat landscape – helping you find out if you're in the crosshairs of a cybercriminal.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 28 May 2014

Threat Track Security

The File Transfer Security Evolution
sponsored by GlobalScape
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights 4 key features of a managed file transfer solution that is business-ready and meets increasing user demands for convenience.
Posted: 27 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

GlobalScape

HawkEye G-The Active Defense Grid
sponsored by Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper takes a look at a unique security tool designed to prevent advanced persistent threats.
Posted: 27 May 2014 | Published: 27 May 2014

Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc

Energy Companies and Financial Services Firms Remain Vulnerable to Data-Breaching Malware
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper takes a look at the current threat landscape and how many businesses remain vulnerable to data-breaching malware.
Posted: 27 May 2014 | Published: 29 May 2014

Threat Track Security

Not Living Up to Expectations? Use Cases and Solutions for Common SCCM Issues
sponsored by Promisec
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide outlines 5 use cases and solutions for common SCCM issues.
Posted: 23 May 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

Promisec

Five Things To Do After You've Been Hacked
sponsored by Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative guide to find out 5 things to do after you've been hacked – keeping your system safe and secure.
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Published: 22 May 2014

Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc
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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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