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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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As Enterprise Mobility Usage Escalates, So Does Security Risk
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: In this expert white paper, examine how to tame the mobile security beast through two-factor authentication and single-sign-on approaches. Continue reading to learn how other organizations are bringing harmony to the UX vs. IT security debate and other steps you can take to protect data and apps.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 08 May 2015

HID

An Overview of DNS-Based DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Nominum, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers the recent changes in DNS DDoS tactics and offers remediation strategies to improve network security for customers. Inside, discover how to stop malicious traffic at ingress to DNS resolvers and the steps to take to mitigate evolving DDoS attacks.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Nominum, Inc.

Security Services: Beyond Malware and Antivirus
sponsored by AVG Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper can help your MSP deliver effective and reliable security services in the modern threat landscape.
Posted: 14 May 2015 | Published: 14 May 2015

AVG Technologies

Fighting Today's Advanced Attacks
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demystifies APTs and reveals a three phase strategy to defending your network against determined cybercriminals.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Advanced Attacks Require an Advanced Solution
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a simple three phase framework for detecting and blocking concealed threats and protecting data on your network and beyond.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Preventing Attackers from Getting What They Want
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the danger of a modern attack and discusses why traditional security tools, such as basic authentication, are insufficient.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

SecureAuth

SCB Builds a Defense Against Malware
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, learn the story of an architectural firm that dramatically decreased malware attacks while increasing productivity.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 08 May 2015


Sagicor Takes on Malware and Wins
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper tells the story of how one financial institution put a stop to their constant stream of malware attacks.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 08 May 2015


Hypertherm Cuts Malware Out of the Picture
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how a manufacturing company dramatically cut down on the time and effort needed to mitigate malware infections.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 08 May 2015


Food for the Hungry Stops Malware in its Tracks
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, learn how a major non-profit eradicated malware in its network.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 08 May 2015


Florida Gulf Coast University Teaches Malware a Lesson
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this exclusive case study, discover how a major university kept thousands of users safe from malware.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 08 May 2015


Powerful Anti-Malware for Your Mobile Device
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Those who haven't yet secured their mobile devices are courting serious risk. In this white paper, discover what mobile anti-malware can do to bolster your mobile security.
Posted: 07 May 2015 | Published: 07 May 2015


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


Network Security: Defending Known and Unknown Attacks in 3 Steps
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a simple, three-phase framework for protecting data and defending against concealed threats. View now to learn how this strategy keeps you ahead of the curve to prevent new attacks.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Survey Shows Organizations Have Plenty of Room for Improvement with IT Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: A new survey from IDG Research Services reveals that most organizations lack confidence in their security defenses. Read this report to learn why, and how you can build security that's worth having confidence in.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

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


Sandbox and Secure Email Gateway - Security Dynamic Duo
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll discover how SEGs are evolving to deliver additional layers of protection against hackers and how sandboxing, when used concurrently, can inspect harmful emails that reside within the grey area between white and black lists. View now to learn how to prevent APTs from reaching your end users.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

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


Network Vulnerabilities Defended: Fighting Today’s Advanced Attacks
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the three phase strategy to defending your network against determined cybercriminals.  Read on to take a look into hackers' minds and learn how to improve data protection.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

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

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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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