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2012-08-14 10:27:36

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto Networks(TM) (NYSE: PANW), the network security company, today announced that its Threat Research Team was credited with identifying two critical vulnerabilities and one important vulnerability in the Remote Administration Protocol (RAP) and one critical vulnerability in the Windows Print Spooler service. The discovered critical vulnerability in the Windows Print Spooler - CVE-2012-1851 - is a remote code execution vulnerability...

Chrome Browser Hit Hard In Hacker Competition
2012-03-10 04:00:53

UPDATED: Firefox was not compromised in last year´s contest, as confirmed in this blog post. Many thanks to the Mozilla Team for bring this to our attention. ------------- At the 2011 CanSecWest Pwn2Own hacker contest, Google Chrome was the one of the browsers that challengers could not break into. Fast forward to the 2012 challenge, and Chrome was the first to fall, thanks to a team of French hackers who found a previously unknown vulnerability in the software. VUPEN, a...

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2011-12-30 07:46:30

Microsoft released an emergency update for ASP .Net on Thursday, one day after a pair of security researchers unveiled findings showing that hackers could use a solitary machine and a broadband connection to launch denial-of-service (DoS) attacks against websites created using the programming language. Speaking at the Chaos Communication Congress (CCC) in Berlin, German researchers Julian Wälde and Alexander Klink reported finding flaws not only in ASP .Net, but also...

2011-06-15 00:00:28

Webcast will discuss how IT can gain control over what types of applications Windows users install using application whitelisting Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 In today's Windows environment, end-users are accustomed to having local administrator privileges, which allows them to download a variety of applications and potentially misconfigure their PCs. While standard wisdom may be to simply solve the problem by revoking local administrator rights on users' systems, the reality is...

2011-04-05 00:00:28

Built on the Retina Scanning Engine, Retina Community Allows Enterprises and SMBs to Assess and Strengthen Security and Compliance Posture without Additional Investment Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 4, 2011 eEye Digital Security, a provider of IT security and unified vulnerability management solutions, today announced the release of Retina Community, a free vulnerability scanner that identifies vulnerabilities (including zero-day), configuration issues, and missing patches across operating...

2011-03-30 00:00:29

Webcast will discuss how traditional anti-virus simply cannot keep up with malware and why a layered approach that includes application whitelisting is more effective strategy. Scottsdale, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) March 28, 2011 Today, as more than 2 million new malware signatures are identified each month and more organizations are falling prey to "zero-day" attacks, it's no surprise that roughly half of the organizations surveyed in a 2011 State of Endpoint Risk study by the Ponemon Institute and...

2011-03-15 00:00:29

Webcast will discuss how organizations can effectively prevent zero-day attacks with application whitelisting Scottsdale, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) March 14, 2011 In today's always-on, Web 2.0-connected organizational environment, end users often download unwanted and unknown applications with little concern for potential risk. Coupled with the fact that around 1.6 million new malware signatures are appearing every month and a rising tide of zero-day attacks, IT managers need to raise their...

2011-01-24 14:41:00

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NetWitness Corporation, creator of the enterprise standard in network monitoring announced the unveiling of NetWitness Spectrum at next month's RSA Security Conference. NetWitness Spectrum is a revolutionary approach to automating malware analysis that replicates the knowledge, process, and workflow of world-class malware analysts to enable the identification of advanced and zero-day malware. "Security leaders have chosen NetWitness because of...

2010-12-15 00:00:44

IT Security industry leader eEye Digital Security hosts popular online session. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) December 14, 2010 eEye Digital Security, a leading provider of IT security vulnerability management solutions, today announced its upcoming Vulnerability Expert Forum (VEF) will comprehensively address the largest Patch Tuesday to-date, in which Microsoft will issue 17 Security Bulletins addressing 40 vulnerabilities. Notably, two of the vulnerabilities are rated "Critical," 14 are rated...

2010-12-13 14:34:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, the antimalware laboratory of Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, has forecasted several radical innovations in cyber-crime for 2011. Hacktivism and cyber-war; more profit-oriented malware; social media; social engineering and malicious codes with the ability to adapt to avoid detection will be the main threats in the coming year. There will also be an increase in the threats to Mac users, new efforts to attack 64-bit...