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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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Current DDoS Attack and Security Landscape
sponsored by Neustar®
RESOURCE: This white paper report outlines the state of DDoS attack trends and the defensive approaches organizations are using. View now to learn why traditional DDoS defenses are allowing hidden malware to sneak through and the new approaches to mitigate DDoS attacks.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

Neustar®

Enabling Mobility without Compromising Security
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the top 5 mobile security challenges and introduces a model that charts the benefits and risks of various mobile access approaches.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 20 May 2015

Dell Software

Today's Top 8 Cybersecurity Threats
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper presents and details the top cybersecurity threats and attacks to help your organization re-evaluate your security strategy.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Dell Software

Data Breach Risk Calculator
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With this risk calculator, you can answer a few simple questions to determine what a data breach will cost your organization.
Posted: 27 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Infographic: Statistics for Cyber Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This infographic helps you learn what you're up against by giving you some numbers and statistics behind the growing problem of cybercrime.
Posted: 27 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Countdown to Compromise: The Timeline of a Spear-Phishing Attack on Your Organization
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents the timeline of a spear-phishing attack and the common security strategies used that ultimately fail to protect the organization.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Mimecast

Re-Assessing APT and Network Security
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, take an in-depth look at how advanced attack campaigns are constructed and why traditional security approaches are failing to detect and mitigate them. View now to learn how to re-assess your security strategy.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Threat Track Security

Top Cyberthreat Attacks and Defenses for 2015
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive in-depth white paper examines the top threats and attack layers that cybercriminals are targeting today.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Threat Track Security

Detect and Protect against Advanced Threats
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the architecture of a strong, layered security system and suggests ways to partner with security services in order to achieve it.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Special Report: Cyber Security in 2015
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report summarizes essential attack information from recent security breaches to show you what the current threat landscape looks like.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

IBM

Examining the Hacker's Evolution
sponsored by White Hat Security
WEBCAST: This webcast examines how hackers are evolving their techniques to achieve their goals faster and undetected and the top 10 attacks they use. Inside, learn how a risk based approach prioritizes vulnerabilities differently than the "high, medium, low" strategy and why it's imperative to make the switch. View now to learn more.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Premiered: May 6, 2015

White Hat Security

Don’t Let Your DDoS Defense Fall Behind
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the pros and cons of several different DDoS mitigation approaches. Access now to learn how to evaluate and choose the ideal strategy based on your risk assessment.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Neustar®

Keep Yourself Secure from Growing Cyber-Threats
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, discover what you can do to stay safe in an increasingly dangerous cyber landscape, including increasing proactivity in your security strategy and partnering with security services.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 21 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Advance the Fight against Cyber Threats
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces the benefits of security services and gives you advice on how to best take advantage of them.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

dapt Your Endpoint Security to Mobility and Advanced Threats
sponsored by AVG Technologies
EGUIDE: Read this expert guide to learn about the different kinds of endpoint security options available, and to begin creating strong, multi-layered defense for all your endpoints.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 21 May 2015

AVG Technologies

Best Practices for Dealing with Phishing and Next-Generation Malware
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the state of phishing and malware attacks and how hackers are evolving. Continue reading to learn mitigation strategies and best practices for educating employees to avoid attacks.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Threat Track Security

The Rise in Cybercrime: A Report on the Current Threat Landscape
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines why and how cybercrime is increasing and suggests practices for maintaining security.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

Security Strong Enough for Today's Threats
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: In this brief video, discover the essential components of a security system strong enough for today's threat landscape.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Premiered: 09 Sep 2014

IBM

Fighting Crimeware
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: Examine crimeware, RAM scraping and advanced evasion techniques to learn how to defend systems, and investigate when defenses fail.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 20 May 2015

SearchSecurity.com

How to Secure the Enterprise With Threat Intelligence and Protection Software
sponsored by AVG Technologies
EGUIDE: This expert guide can help you stay secure in today's threat landscape by helping you build a strong, layered security system that includes threat intelligence and multiple forms of endpoint protection.
Posted: 19 May 2015 | Published: 19 May 2015

AVG Technologies

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

New Defence Strategy Needed To Combat Cybersecurity Adversaries
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: View this informative white paper to learn why companies need to implement a new defense strategy to keep cybercriminals at bay.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Targeted Attacks: 6 Keys for Fighting Back
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: Target, Sony, Anthem - the biggest recent breaches have taught us that no one is safe from advanced or targeted malware attacks, and that traditional security solutions have become ineffective. In this webinar, discover the 6 key steps to fighting advanced malware and make sure your organization isn't the next big breach.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Premiered: Mar 31, 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company
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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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