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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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Don't Just Respond – Prevent Attacks before They Happen
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to use cloud-delivered security services to prevent damaging attacks before they're launched. Learn how to create an advanced threat and malware detection strategy that can proactively identify attack infrastructure with statistical models and pre-emptively protect against most zero-day threats.
Posted: 25 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Cisco Umbrella

Recovering From a "WannaCry" Infection Without Paying
sponsored by Actifio
PRODUCT DEMO: Did you get hit with a WannaCry ransomware attack? In this, demo, learn how to easily combat a WannaCry attack by using Actifio to restore your file server to a clean point-in-time and recover your files, without paying any ransom.
Posted: 12 Jul 2017 | Premiered: 12 Jul 2017

Actifio

Air-Gap, Isolated Recovery, and Ransomware: Cost vs. Value
sponsored by Rubrik
WHITE PAPER: Have you been thinking about air-gapping your infrastructure with scheduled updates to protect against ransomware? Download this resource to examine a thorough profile detailing isolated recovery—including its limitations—and determine its effectiveness in confronting undetected ransomware file encryption.
Posted: 26 Jun 2017 | Published: 26 Jun 2017

Rubrik

Protecting Sensitive Corporate Data Against the Full Spectrum of Mobile Risk
sponsored by Lookout
WEBCAST: Download this webcast to discover a full EMM platform that will protect sensitive corporate data against the full spectrum of mobile risks, from software vulnerabilities to behavior and configuration threats.
Posted: 26 Jun 2017 | Premiered: Jun 6, 2017

Lookout

The Mobile Risk Matrix
sponsored by Lookout
RESOURCE: Download this mobile risk matrix to gain a deeper understanding of the prevalence and impact of mobile threats and vulnerabilities to your organizations' apps, devices, network, web and content.
Posted: 23 Jun 2017 | Published: 23 Jun 2017

Lookout

The Spectrum of Mobile Risk: Understanding the Full Range of Risks to Enterprise Data From Mobility
sponsored by Lookout
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to discover a mobile risk matrix that will help organizations understand the prevalence of mobile risk surrounding software vulnerabilities, mobile app threats, behavior and configurations and more.
Posted: 23 Jun 2017 | Published: 23 Jun 2017

Lookout

Mr. Robot and Today's New Data Protection
sponsored by Reduxio
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about a data protection technology that uses point-in-time copying techniques like split-mirror backups and snapshots to keep your company safe from malware that could hold your information hostage.
Posted: 21 Jun 2017 | Published: 09 Jan 2017

Reduxio

Top 7 Reasons to Optimize Network Security with a Security Delivery Platform
sponsored by Gigamon
EBOOK: Uncover the top 7 reasons to optimize your network security model with a security delivery platform, ranging from evolving attacks like malware-as-a-service to the rise of SecOps.
Posted: 19 Jun 2017 | Published: 19 Jun 2017

Gigamon

Why Backup is Broken
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to address the vulnerability created by broken backup, and what the restoration revolution will look like. Also discover the obstacles to efficient backup, why backup is slow and unreliable, and more.
Posted: 15 Jun 2017 | Published: 15 Jun 2017

SolarWinds, Inc.

Your Guide to Mitigating Phishing Attacks
sponsored by PhishMe
WHITE PAPER: As one of the most persistent types of attacks, spear-phishing cannot be ignored. Discover the importance of implementing an incident response program that directly tackles phishing attacks.
Posted: 15 Jun 2017 | Published: 15 Jun 2017

PhishMe

Malware Year in Review 2016
sponsored by PhishMe
WHITE PAPER: Ransomware's explosive growth in 2016 was evidence of a paradigm shift in criminal business ventures, resulting in estimated losses of well over $1 billion. Discover 4 major malware trends and specific examples of how they worked, and what it may mean for 2017.
Posted: 14 Jun 2017 | Published: 14 Jun 2017

PhishMe

Analyzing the Malware Threat
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Find out how malware is evolving to circumvent commonly used defensive measures by learning to avoid behavior detection. Learn more about how this advanced malware functions, how to identify it, and how to neutralize it with cloud generation malware analysis.
Posted: 14 Jun 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2017

Symantec

Data Breaches and the Great Security Disconnect
sponsored by PhishMe
RESOURCE: Access this infographic now to learn how to bolster your existing security measures with tools that address growing cyberthreats and empower your employees to be part of the solution.
Posted: 13 Jun 2017 | Published: 12 Jun 2017

PhishMe

Ransomware Infection to Encryption in Three Seconds
sponsored by Arctic Wolf Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource will prepare your organization for a ransomware attack by providing you with key insights on ransomware's unique nature, info on ransomware's rapid infection and encryption and best practices for blocking ransomware before it attacks.
Posted: 06 Jun 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Arctic Wolf Networks, Inc.

Your Guide to Combatting Ransomware's Domination of 2017
sponsored by CyberArk Software, Inc
EGUIDE: Learn how to boost your ransomware security awareness in this expert e-guide. Additionally, discover why ransomware continues to be a major threat and what ransomware prevention tools can help you win the battle.
Posted: 06 Jun 2017 | Published: 02 Jun 2017

CyberArk Software, Inc

Ransomware: The Most Profitable Malware in History
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
RESOURCE: Learn how to combat ransomware with four resources, including a blog post that details ransomware's past, present and future and a slideshow of ten shocking new facts about ransomware.
Posted: 30 May 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Cisco Umbrella

What's Driving Ransomware Attacks and How Should You Respond?
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
WEBCAST: VP of Research at Gartner and leading authority on endpoint and server protection strategies, Peter Firstbrook, and Cisco Umbrella's CTO, Dan Hubbard, address the explosion of ransomware in the market and the simplest way for security practitioners to stay ahead of these attacks in this webcast.
Posted: 30 May 2017 | Premiered: Dec 30, 2016

Cisco Umbrella

Ransomware Defense for Dummies
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
EBOOK: This Ransomware Defense For Dummies consists of five chapters that explore all you need to know to protect yourself from a costly ransomware attack.
Posted: 26 May 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Cisco Umbrella

Information Protection in the Web and Cloud Era
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Explore a modern approach to data protection in the web and cloud era. Uncover 5 requirements for a modern DLP tool.
Posted: 26 May 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Symantec

Safe Adoption of Cloud Applications
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Gartner predicts that nearly 40% of enterprise IT application spend will be shifted to cloud versus on-premise by 2020. Access this white paper for major considerations you will need to focus on when looking for cloud app security.
Posted: 26 May 2017 | Published: 26 May 2017

Symantec

Ransomware and Cloud Security: Keys to Stop the Threat
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
EGUIDE: Highly complex threats are targeting corporate assets and resources every day. In this e-guide, security expert Kevin Beaver reveals 5 ways to prevent a ransomware infection through network security and assistant editor Kathleen Casey explores 5 ways to fend off cloud security threats.
Posted: 27 Jul 2017 | Published: 24 Jul 2017

Cisco Umbrella

Securing DNS: What to Do, and What to be Aware of
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
EGUIDE: In order to understand how DNS attacks work, it is important to understand DNS security weaknesses. In this e-guide, security pros Peter Wenham and Vladimir Jirasek reveal best practices and recommendations for securing DNS and staying ahead of its vulnerabilities.
Posted: 27 Jul 2017 | Published: 24 Jul 2017

Cisco Umbrella

Is the Endpoint Security Nightmare Ending?
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: In our Insider Edition of Information Security Magazine, experts Mike Chapple, Michael Heller and David Geer dive into the newest approaches in endpoint security, keys to maturing your mobile security strategy, and more.
Posted: 17 Jul 2017 | Published: 17 Jul 2017

SearchSecurity.com

How the Basics of Network Security Have Evolved
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, networking expert Andrew Froehlich explores some of the fundamental shifts in network security – drilling down into how modern tools work better together, replacing yesterday's isolated, autonomous components. Learn about 4 cutting-edge security tools that every enterprise network should be evaluating in the coming months.
Posted: 09 Jun 2017 | Published: 05 Jun 2017

Fortinet, Inc.

Healthcare Ransomware Attack: Prevention and Backups Are Critical
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, explore 6 pointers for preventing ransomware attacks according to Harun Rashid, VP of Global Health Services and CIO of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
Posted: 24 May 2017 | Published: 24 May 2017

Cisco Umbrella
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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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