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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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Stop Malware Attacks Before They Strike With This Network Threat Analytcs Module
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how LogRhythm's Network Threat Analytics module can help you detect, prioritize, and neutralize cyber threats before they attack. Learn how you can immediately detect botnets and other malware, quickly identify disguised data transfers, and more.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

LogRhythm, Inc.

Why Businesses Can't Afford to Ignore Ransomware
sponsored by CrowdStrike
WHITE PAPER: Dive into the inner workings of ransomware, its perpetrators and how they are evolving to maximize profits. Also learn how companies are fighting back, and review best practices for protecting your organization from becoming another victim of electronic extortion.
Posted: 07 Oct 2016 | Published: 07 Oct 2016


SIEM + Threat Intelligence: Quickly Identify the Threats that Matter to You
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: Examine how you can enhance your SIEM tool with a cybersecurity platform to take control of the data chaos, gain a fuller understanding of threats, eliminate false positives, and form a proactive and intelligence-driven defense.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016


The Last Line of Defense Against the “Mega Breach”
sponsored by CrowdStrike
WHITE PAPER: The frequency of "mega breaches" continues to rise at an alarming rate. In fact, crippling incidents involving tens of millions of customer records, theft of highly valuable intellectual property, and related criminal activity have become commonplace. Learn how breaches could be prevented by deploying endpoint protection technology.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016


Advanced Authentication Strategies for Detecting Real-time Threats
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: How do you address the problem of maintaining security threats while balancing access requirements and costs? Learn about a multi-factor authentication service that not only enables secure transactions, devices, and accounts, but detects and defends against malware and breaches – protecting the integrity of the entire online transaction.
Posted: 04 Oct 2016 | Published: 25 Jun 2016


Why Employee Mobile Devices Are Undermining Your Enterprise Security Efforts
sponsored by Appthority
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the twin problems which most often lead to data breaches in mobile hardware: spear phishing and watering hole attacks. In addition, learn about a solution to stop them in their tracks by automating the scanning and analysis of employee mobile apps for risky behaviors, hidden actions, and mobile malware.
Posted: 04 Oct 2016 | Published: 04 Oct 2016


Why Move to an MSSP?
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the most common reasons for moving IT security functions to a hybrid or fully managed security services provider (MSSP) model. Discover the unique methods that an MSSP offers in overcoming several common security challenges ranging from tactical to strategic.
Posted: 04 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


Cisco 2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report
sponsored by OpenDNS
WHITE PAPER: The Cisco 2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report provides insights for security professionals on the trends and developments affecting the security landscape for the last half of the year. Access now and go to page 45 in particular for a discussion on ransomware attacks on healthcare organizations.
Posted: 30 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016


Security Report: 2016 DDoS Attack Trends
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: In this recent security report, discover where, when and how hard DDoS attacks are hitting across the globe and how you can avoid them. Leverage this data to better make more intelligent, strategic decisions on security.
Posted: 29 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016


Q2 2016 State of the Internet Security Report
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: Discover how dire the world of DDoS security attacks has become and dig into the details of multi-vector attacks. Learn statistics on each industry that was attacked and get insight on how to best protect your network in the future.
Posted: 29 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016


Why Code Signing Is an Essential Website Security Feature
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Learn how code signing mitigates the risks of transferring code over the Internet or wireless networks, and also allows end users to take advantage of the ease and convenience of content distribution without worrying about security consequences.
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 | Published: 28 Sep 2016


Answering 10 Essential Questions About Website Security
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Even though SSL/TLS certificates and vulnerability scans are a crucial part of website security, they're no longer enough. Are you going beyond the basics? Read on to ascertain the strengths and weaknesses of your current website security strategy by asking yourself 10 crucial questions.
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 | Published: 28 Sep 2016


The Rising Face of Cyber Crime Ransomware
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: Learn how ransomware is evolving - and which industries are the most susceptible to attacks. Download the latest BitSight Insight report to find out how ransomware affects each industry, and what organizations can do to prevent it.
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016


How to Protect Data from Ransomware
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: It can be difficult to recover data that is encrypted by ransomware malware. In this expert guide, discover how to stop ransomware from breaching your network in the first place and backup all of your data.
Posted: 27 Sep 2016 | Published: 22 Sep 2016

Dell Software

Reeling in Ransomware Data Protection for You and Your Users
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how you can protect your devices and negate the effects of ransomware. Explore how continuous endpoint backup enables IT to quickly and easily restore files to minutes before the infection, as well as ensures that those files are healthy with no end-user intervention required.
Posted: 26 Sep 2016 | Published: 26 Sep 2016


Kona Client Reputation
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: Discover the business benefits and operational benefits you can achieve by adding a new, advanced algorithm to your security infrastructure. Profile malicious users before they have a chance to infect your network.
Posted: 26 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


Safeguarding Vital Data Is a Battle You Can Win
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, uncover what it means to develop data management and protection policies that reach from the core of the business out to mobile devices, the cloud and beyond. Also, learn how to be ready for whatever security challenges the world sends your way.
Posted: 24 Sep 2016 | Published: 24 Sep 2016

Intel Security

The Power of Precise Threat Intelligence: Which SecureWorks service is right for me?
sponsored by SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: Creating meaningful threat intelligence requires specialized tools and expertise that go well beyond simple alerts and content searches. Discover hot to achieve this level of expertise within this short white paper. You'll gain a greater visibility into the deepest part of your network and better understand malware and the actors behind it.
Posted: 22 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016


Deriving Value from the Technical Security Test
sponsored by SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: Uncover a guide for your questions as you get into the process of choosing the right provider to meet your specific security testing needs. Learn key considerations that must be implemented in the selection process for technical testing providers.
Posted: 21 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016


Securing the Unpatchable
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to secure unpatchable systems and software with advanced endpoint protection, defending against the most complex cyberattacks. You will learn how to prevent the exploitation of both known and zero-day vulnerabilities, as well as the execution of malware, as demonstrated by two case studies.
Posted: 21 Sep 2016 | Published: 21 Sep 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Cyber Threats to Online Shopping Cheer
sponsored by Neustar
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to protect your brand and stay online during high-volume occasions. See statistics on current online shopping trends and discover how to stop fraudulent actors before they can damage your organization.
Posted: 03 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2016


2016 Security Operations Center Report
sponsored by Neustar
WHITE PAPER: This report analyzes some of the major attack types seen in today's digital world and discusses trends for the future of cyber threats. You'll see statistics on DDoS attack vectors, attack volume and what sort of damage these attacks caused so you can best plan for the dangerous future of cybercrime.
Posted: 29 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016


2016 Neustar DDoS Attacks & Protection Report
sponsored by Neustar
WHITE PAPER: This report represents a global view of the DDoS outlook with insights and data from 6 continents and more than one thousand executives. Discover what the future holds for your organization and learn why security should be a central concern for all devices on your network.
Posted: 29 Sep 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016


Neustar DDOS Attacks & Protection Report: North America & EMEA The Continuous Risk to Digital Brands
sponsored by Neustar
WHITE PAPER: This report encapsulates the survey results of 760 CSOs, CIOs, CTOs and others in IT security. Its purpose is to learn how companies in North America and the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) encounter and defend against DDoS attacks.
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


Securing Data Access Within the Healthcare Industry
sponsored by VASCO Data Security International
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to better understand the changing role of technology within the healthcare sector and best practices to integrate security without compromising the patient experience.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

VASCO Data Security International
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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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