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  • Q&A: FireEye threat analyst, Steve Miller, discusses cyberwar and the future of criminal malware

    By Allan Swann | 16 February, 2015 12:03

    Former Homeland Security and NSA consultant Steve Miller discusses the new threats in the market, nation state actors and the sophistication of criminal entities now targeting Australian businesses and government departments.

  • How a cyber cop patrols the underworld of e-commerce

    By Taylor Armerding | 17 April, 2014 08:55

    Melissa Andrews, a resident of Canada, is a cyber security "cop" for Payza, an international e-commerce payment platform operating in 97 countries. Her job, described by the company's public relations firm as "the worst security job on the Internet," is to protect the public from illegal, and many times revolting, content, by shutting the sites down and alerting authorities about criminal activity. She spoke with CSO this week about her job and why she is proud of what she does.

Features about malware
  • Ransomware: Pay it or fight it?

    By Colin Neagle | 17 March, 2015 00:59

    Ask security experts what to do when hit with ransomware -- the sophisticated malware that infects a device or network, uses military-grade encryption to restrict access, and demands payment for the decryption key -- and you'll typically get the same answer: "never pay the ransom."

  • Why Israel could be the next cybersecurity world power

    By David Strom | 11 March, 2015 07:24

    There are plenty of cities in the U.S. that want to lay claim to becoming the "next" Silicon Valley, but a dusty desert town in the south of Israel called Beersheva might actually have a shot at becoming something more modest, and more focused. They want to be the first place you think about when it comes to cybersecurity research, education, and innovation. If things go right there, it may well happen.

  • ARN Roundtable: Real Time Security - Raising Threat Intelligence

    By Allan Swann | 09 March, 2015 09:22

    After a year of high profile hacks and security breaches overseas, it’s fast becoming fast apparent that Australia’s security market is woefully unprepared for the threats that lie in wait. What do we need to do to get up to speed?

  • Bad bots on the rise: A look at mobile, social, porn, and spam bots.

    By David Geer | 01 May, 2014 03:41

    From 2012 to 2013, Incapsula, a website security firm focusing on CDN solutions as load balancing, found that bot traffic went from consisting of 51 percent to 61.5 percent of all Internet traffic, a 10.5-percent increase. Thirty-one percent of those bots are malicious, according to data from the report.

  • 7 sneak attacks used by today's most devious hackers

    By Roger A. Grimes | 30 December, 2013 22:32

    Most malware is mundane, but these innovative techniques are exploiting systems and networks of even the savviest users

  • Malware: War without end

    By Lamont Wood | 26 November, 2013 15:17

    Ceaselessly, with no end in sight despite outlays that amount to a tax on doing business, the decades-long struggle against malware drags on.

  • 7 sneak attacks used by today's most devious hackers

    By Roger A. Grimes | 30 September, 2013 10:05

    Most malware is mundane, but these innovative techniques are exploiting systems and networks of even the savviest users

  • 8 essential features you need in a business router

    By Eric Geier | 17 May, 2013 15:56

    A router is the heart of your network, so it deserves to be chosen carefully. Any router will share your Internet connection amongst your computers and other networkable devices (smartphones, tablets, and so on), but better models provide features that will enhance your network and its performance. Whether you're seeking a business- or consumer-class router, here are the eight most essential features to look for.


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