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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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The Key to Advancing from Bot Management to Bot Security
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Learn about how you can better secure your IT environment by putting a common hacker tool, bots, to your own use, and how you can advance from simple bot management to bot security.
Posted: 21 Sep 2017 | Published: 03 Mar 2017

Akamai Technologies

Why Security in DevOps is Essential to Software Development
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: What is the point of releasing new software that's loaded up with security vulnerabilities? Security is now an essential ingredient in software development. Inside this handbook, experts take a closer look at how IT professionals can fit security into their development process and how they will benefit from doing so.
Posted: 19 Sep 2017 | Published: 19 Sep 2017

SearchSecurity.com

Proactively Protect Against Ransomware
sponsored by CyberArk Software, Inc
VIDEO: Watch this webcast to reveal steps your organization can proactively take to prevent and not react to the threat of ransomware.
Posted: 19 Sep 2017 | Premiered: 19 Sep 2017

CyberArk Software, Inc

Data Protection Steps for Ransomware
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Forrester Research predicts that ransomware attacks and privacy breaches will escalate in 2017. That means organizations without ransomware protection are taking a huge risk. Access our new guide, Two Quick Data Protection Steps for Ransomware, and find out why it's more important than ever to be proactive in the fight against this epidemic.
Posted: 18 Sep 2017 | Published: 03 Apr 2017

TechTarget

10 Simple Tips to Protect Yourself from Ransomware
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: Inside, learn 10 tips as to how you can optimize your backup system to help defend against the ransomware threat
Posted: 12 Sep 2017 | Published: 12 Sep 2017

Acronis

Protect Data Against Loss to Ransomware
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: Inside, learn about a backup program that's designed to fight back against the growing ransomware threat with heuristic detection, the ability to restore from local caches or backups and the cloud, and more.
Posted: 11 Sep 2017 | Published: 11 Sep 2017

Acronis

How to Use Endpoint Analytics to Mitigate Ransomware Damage
sponsored by Splunk
WEBCAST: Watch this tutorial on how you can prevent and mitigate the effects of advanced malware like ransomware. See how endpoint analytics can detect anomalies hidden in command scripts, and stop ransomware attacks at their source.
Posted: 07 Sep 2017 | Premiered: Sep 14, 2017

Splunk

IT Security Trends to Know
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
EGUIDE: The 2017 TechTarget IT Priorities Survey reports a number of key IT security trends about where enterprises and infosec professionals place their time and resources. In this expert e-guide, get the results from this survey and see how 971 IT pros plan to focus their cybersecurity efforts.
Posted: 06 Sep 2017 | Published: 29 Aug 2017

Cisco Umbrella

Could the WannaCry Decryptor Work on Other Ransomware Strains?
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
EGUIDE: After the global outbreak of the WannaCry ransomware, researchers created decryptor tools that could save affected files. In this guide, expert Matthew Pascucci explains how the tools work and if they work on other ransomware strains.
Posted: 01 Sep 2017 | Published: 29 Aug 2017

Cisco Umbrella

Web Security: Now What?
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: In this handbook, experts dive into the ongoing issues related to TLS security and HTTPS inspection. Uncover more about the journey of computer worms and how they play a role in advanced persistent threats.
Posted: 01 Sep 2017 | Published: 01 Sep 2017

SearchSecurity.com

Why Healthcare Ransomware Attacks are a Growing Threat to Health IT
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
EGUIDE: There are several factors that leave hospitals vulnerable to ransomware attacks, including the use of legacy systems and the fear of financial penalties due to a data breach. Discover some of the reasons why healthcare systems are experiencing more frequent and costly ransomware attacks.
Posted: 31 Aug 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2017

Cisco Umbrella

Hospital Network Security: Recursive DNS Lookups Yield Threat Insight
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how the University of Kansas Health System adopted a security strategy leveraging DNS to block threats and reduce ransomware attacks.
Posted: 31 Aug 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2017

Cisco Umbrella

A Guide to Avoiding Financial Losses in Cybersecurity
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: 77% of U.S. businesses have suffered between 1 and 5 separate incidents of data loss, leakage or exposure in the past 12 months, according to Kaspersky Lab. This white paper reveals the financial woes across the threat landscape.
Posted: 31 Aug 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2017

Kaspersky Lab

How Hospitals Can Combat Ransomware Attacks
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
EGUIDE: Learn what separated WannaCry from other ransomware attacks, as well as what hospitals can and should be doing to combat future ransomware attacks.
Posted: 31 Aug 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2017

Cisco Umbrella

What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know about Bitcoin
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: It's important for healthcare organizations to do their preliminary research into bitcoin, so that if a ransomware breach occurs they are able to get back to work. Learn more about bitcoin in this resource and about trends in ransomware.
Posted: 24 Aug 2017 | Published: 24 Aug 2017

Commvault

Ransomware Recovery Cases: Rebounding After an Attack and the Value of Data Backups
sponsored by Commvault
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, learn how to verify the integrity of your backups in order to thwart, and recover from, potential ransomware attacks. Inside, our writers provide 4 case studies of organizations that were hit then executed a successful ransomware recovery, as well as vendors fighting on the front line of the outbreak.
Posted: 23 Aug 2017 | Published: 22 Aug 2017

Commvault

Oil and Gas Producer Implements Strong Security Controls
sponsored by Trustwave
CASE STUDY: Check out this case study and learn about how one of the largest energy companies in the world reduced their exposure to malicious attack by implementing a database security tool.
Posted: 17 Aug 2017 | Published: 17 Aug 2017

Trustwave

Stop Ransomware in its Tracks
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
RESOURCE CENTER: In this resource center, explore the many facets of ransomware through several available resources and even enjoy a little embed game to lighten the mood.
Posted: 17 Aug 2017 | Published: 17 Aug 2017

Cisco Umbrella

Are You Sure You Didn't Authorize Someone You Shouldn't Have?
sponsored by HID Global
WHITE PAPER: Explore lessons learned from the Google Docs phishing scam. Learn the role multi-factor authentication plays in protecting organizations from phishing attacks and other cyber threats.
Posted: 14 Aug 2017 | Published: 15 Jun 2017

HID Global

Cybersecurity Strategies for Healthcare
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
WHITE PAPER: Did you know that a medical record fetches 8x to 10x the price of a credit card on the black market? In the healthcare industry, cybersecurity can be a matter of life or death. Dive into Cisco's 2017 Annual Cybersecurity Report and uncover practical steps healthcare organizations can take to protect their patients, providers, and data.
Posted: 10 Aug 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2017

Cisco Umbrella

Yelp Customer Story: Secure Content with Threat Intelligence and Automated Protection
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
CASE STUDY: Discover how Yelp fosters trust between their users and its online content by preempting potentially dangerous malware attacks and other threats with cloud-delivered automated protection and integrated threat intelligence.
Posted: 09 Aug 2017 | Published: 09 Aug 2017

Cisco Umbrella

How to Detect Unknown Malware and Ransomware
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: Explore two analytical strategies that can help you detect unknown malware activity and early signs of compromise in a Windows environment. Discover how these approaches work in real-time to detect advanced threats faster.
Posted: 02 Aug 2017 | Published: 02 Aug 2017

Splunk

Antimalware Protection and the Fundamentals of Endpoint Security
sponsored by OPSWAT inc
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, uncover the key features of endpoint antimalware protection, as well as how to deploy/manage endpoint antimalware tools.
Posted: 31 Aug 2017 | Published: 29 Aug 2017


Advanced Persistent Threats and Other Advanced Attacks: Threat Analysis and Defense Strategies for SMB, Mid-size, and Enterprise Organizations
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Understanding exactly what an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) is can be difficult, as the hype surrounding this dangerous threat has clouded its definition. View this paper to discover the nature of APT risks and gain key recommendations on how to defend against them.
Posted: 28 Aug 2017 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

Websense, Inc.

Security Products for Protection: Endpoint and Anti-Malware
sponsored by Carbon Black
EGUIDE: Picking a security platform can be difficult. Inside this e-guide, expert Ed Tittel explores strategies and criteria to ensure you are picking the most successful security platform for your company.
Posted: 22 Aug 2017 | Published: 21 Aug 2017

Carbon Black
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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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