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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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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

2013 Magic Quadrant for Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
RESEARCH CONTENT: This informative guide explores some of the market's top intrusion prevention systems and outlines their important role in your enterprise.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Published: 16 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

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

HawkEye G-The Active Defense Grid
sponsored by Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper takes a look at a unique security tool designed to prevent advanced persistent threats.
Posted: 27 May 2014 | Published: 27 May 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: 27 May 2014 | Premiered: May 27, 2014

Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc

Not Living Up to Expectations? Use Cases and Solutions for Common SCCM Issues
sponsored by Promisec
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide outlines 5 use cases and solutions for common SCCM issues.
Posted: 23 May 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

Promisec

Data Breach Detection and Response
sponsored by Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc
WEBCAST: This informative resource explores the changes in data breaches and outlines a strategy for incident response.
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Premiered: May 22, 2014

Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc

Five Things To Do After You've Been Hacked
sponsored by Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative guide to find out 5 things to do after you've been hacked – keeping your system safe and secure.
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Published: 22 May 2014

Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc

Five Things To Do After An Attack
sponsored by Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc
WHITE PAPER: Advanced persistent threats are a top priority for many IT departments – as they should be. Access this informative whitepaper and find out 5 things to do after a potential attack.
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Published: 22 May 2014

Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12 Trialware
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Access this trial software by Symantec and discover the benefits of effective endpoint security.
Posted: 21 May 2014 | Premiered: 21 May 2014

Symantec Corporation

The ROI of Automated Agentless Endpoint Management
sponsored by Promisec
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores the impact of endpoint monitoring and control solutions on organizations.
Posted: 21 May 2014 | Published: 21 May 2014

Promisec

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

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

Cyber Preppers Guide
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide provides an effective security preparedness plan – which outlines key strategies for stopping advanced persistent threats (APTs) and other forms of sophisticated malware.
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Published: 14 May 2014

Threat Track Security
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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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