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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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Benefits of Threat Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores new technology that technology integrates threat intelligence and evaluates it against known system vulnerabilities for better prioritization of security controls.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

IBM

Defending Against Advanced Persistent Threats: Strategies for a New Era of Attacks
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This guide takes a look at the growing risk of advanced persistent threats and what you can to prevent them.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

Improve Enterprise APT Detection
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide explains why enterprises are turning to context-aware security approaches to improve their APT detection capabilities. Follow these tips to tackle advanced persistent threats in your organization.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

IBM

Operationalizing Information Security: Top 10 SIEM Implementer’s Checklist
sponsored by AccelOps Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper outlines 10 best practices for successful SIEM implementation.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

AccelOps Inc.

Product Report Card: NSS Labs Evaluates FortiSandbox
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at a breach detection solution that identifies and mitigates any potential network threat or intrusion, allowing you to continue to provide the services your users need.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Malware Analysts Have the Tools to Defend Against Cyber-Attacks, But Challenges Remain
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores today's threat landscape, the role of malware and the threat of internal vulnerabilities.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

Threat Track Security

HP TippingPoint Intrusion Prevention System halts threats at the door - Solution increases visibility to potential threats, attacks and policy violations against HP systems
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Prevent future cyber attacks from occurring by modifying your company's security infrastructure.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 01 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

A Survey of Zero-day Attacks in 2013 and What They Say About the Traditional Security Model
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This informative survey explores zero-day attacks in 2013 and what they say about the traditional security model.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 05 Jun 2014

FireEye

Beyond the Breach
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper takes a look at today's threat landscape and outlines the unfortunate news – security breaches are inevitable.
Posted: 04 Jun 2014 | Published: 04 Jun 2014

FireEye

Analyzing Four Widely Exploited Java Vulnerabilities
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores the technical details of the 4 most common Java vulnerabilities and outlines each step of the infection flow.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 03 Jun 2014

FireEye

Tips for Expediting Incident Response
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WEBCAST: This informative resource explores the importance of malware analysis and outlines how to enhance your incident response strategy.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 2, 2014

Threat Track Security

Technical Considerations for Selecting the Best Antimalware Technology
sponsored by Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc
EGUIDE: This informative e-guide discusses the evolution of malware and how today's antimalware products should handle detection and remediation.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Published: 02 Jun 2014

Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc

DLL Side-loading: A Thorn in the Side of the Anti-Virus Industry
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores the history of DLL side-loading and its role in the malware arena – affecting your enterprise security.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

FireEye

How To Avoid Heartbleed Or Similar SSL Related Vulnerabilities?
sponsored by i-Sprint Innovations
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores top strategies for resolving Heartbleed and similar SSL-related vulnerabilities.
Posted: 29 May 2014 | Published: 29 May 2014

i-Sprint Innovations

2013 Cyber Risk Report Executive Summary
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper reviews the threat landscape of 2013 and outlines the most troublesome risks coming your way in 2014.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

A Community Approach to your Enterprise Security
sponsored by Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc
WEBCAST: This informative resource explores one company's solution and its unique community based approach to your enterprise security.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Premiered: May 28, 2014

Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc

Advanced Persistent Threats: Detect, Engage and Remove
sponsored by Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc
WEBCAST: This informative resource explores a unique, next-generation strategy for thwarting APTs – focusing their attention on the behavior examination.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Premiered: Oct 23, 2013

Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc

A Community Approach to your Enterprise Security
sponsored by Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc
WEBCAST: This informative resource explores one company's solution and its unique community based approach to your enterprise security.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Premiered: May 28, 2014

Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc

The File Transfer Security Evolution
sponsored by GlobalScape
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights 4 key features of a managed file transfer solution that is business-ready and meets increasing user demands for convenience.
Posted: 27 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

GlobalScape

Microsoft Extends Windows® XP Malware Support-Compliance Issues Remain
sponsored by Lenovo and Windows 8 Pro
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores the risks associated with Windows® XP and why now is the time to upgrade your operating system – ensuring system security.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 2014

Lenovo and Windows 8 Pro

Enterprise Security and your Technology
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: This informative resource outlines a top-tier security tool and explains how it can help secure your enterprise.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 9, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

It's Time Businesses Wake up to Mobile Security Reality
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the need for top-notch mobile security. With the rise of personal devices used in the workplace, security is more important than ever before.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 06 Jun 2014

Threat Track Security

Cloud Adoption & Risk Report
sponsored by SkyHigh
WHITE PAPER: This survey reveals the ongoing struggle with the growing risks in cloud adoption in 2014 to help IT leaders better prepare for future migration projects.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 03 Jun 2014

SkyHigh

Transforming Information Security: Designing State-of-the-Art Extended Team
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores strategies for designing a state-of-the-art security team.
Posted: 29 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Transforming Information Security: Focusing on Strategic Technologies
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth guide outlines the current threat landscape and explores strategic technologies for your information security strategy.
Posted: 29 May 2014 | Published: 29 May 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC
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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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