Displaying items by tag: Palo Alto Networks

Security outfit Palo Alto Networks claims the US was the top country for hosting malicious domains and exploit kits in the second quarter of 2018 - but refuses to say what data was evaluated to reach this conclusion.

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A cryptocurrency miner known as DiscordiaMiner, which made an appearance last year, appears to have now morphed into a new variant known as Rarog, the network and enterprise security company Palo Alto Networks claims. Rarog runs only on Windows.

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IT solutions and managed services provider Thomas Duryea Logicalis has launched a CSO as-a-service initiative which it claims adds new capabilities to an already comprehensive security lifecycle offering. 

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Google's Android mobile operating system now presents attackers with a bigger threat opportunity than even Windows PCs, in terms of shipments, usage, installed base and the number of vulnerable targets, it has been claimed.

Published in Security
Monday, 23 October 2017 10:31

Coulthard takes security lead at TDL

Following a restructure, IT solutions and managed services provider Thomas Duryea Logicalis has appointed Gavin Coulthard to the role of national security practice manager.

Published in People Moves

Security company Palo Alto Networks is forming a US $20 million security venture fund to provide early stage capital investments to fuel development of its applications for the next-generation security platform.

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Successful malware and ransomware attacks often involve poor processes and exploit human weaknesses, according to the regional security officer of a cyber security firm.

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Tuesday, 11 April 2017 09:25

New malware gives CCTV DVRs amnesia

Palo Alto’s Unit 42 has identified a new variant of the IoT/Linux botnet “Tsunami” dubbed “Amnesia” that targets commercial grade closed circuit TV DVR (digital video recorder) devices made by TVT Digital and branded by over 70 vendors worldwide. About 227,000 devices are affected.

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There is no such thing as a 100% secure network, especially if it is attached to the Internet, according to Sean Duca, ‎vice-president and regional chief security officer - Asia Pacific at Palo Alto Networks.

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Tuesday, 20 December 2016 11:03

Data is the new gold, trust is the new driver

More data breaches — some very high profile ones with Yahoo!, Sony, Ashley Madison, Target, LinkedIn, IRS/FBI/US Department of Homeland Security and a host of health-related record keepers — hit the headlines in 2016. People trusted these organisations, rightly so, to keep their data safe.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 11:19

Palo Alto spots Komplex OS X Trojan

Security vendor Palo Alto Networks has identified Mac malware being used in targeted attacks.

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Optus Business has announced its "commitment to deliver ongoing innovation for security technology services" via an expansion of its managed security services portfolio.

Published in Security
Monday, 15 August 2016 14:21

Palo Alto says ditch the antivirus approach

Traditional antivirus (AV) endpoint products give the enterprise a false sense of security; while they may satisfy regulatory and corporate governance requirements, they do not protect against today's advanced cyber-threats.

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When Mr Spock conducted a Vulcan mind meld, it was “My thoughts to your thoughts. Your thoughts to my thoughts.” It was all about sharing, an exchange of thoughts, and allowing the participants to become as one.

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The federal government and industry have been urged to work together to share information on cyber security threats and attacks to counter the increasing sophistication of cyber adversaries.

Published in Security
Thursday, 07 July 2016 14:03

Palo Alto next-gen firewall gets 100% rating

Security company Palo Alto is very chuffed that its fastest next-generation firewall has also achieved the safest rating.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 08:45

RegTech follows FinTech

There is a new app industry growing out of FinTech – it is called RegTech and as you might have guessed it is aimed at apps to help ensure compliance with government, financial, information technology, and even ethical regulations and expectations under which companies operate.

Published in Business Software

Hospitals present special security issues – patent data, personally identifiable data, and life and death ‘stuff’ needs to goes over the network 24/7.

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Apple has revoked the security certificate which was being used to sign the ransomware known as KeRanger, making it impossible for the malware to infect systems any longer.

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Australian rice producer and exporter SunRice has standardised on the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform to support its global expansion, increase security, and consolidate its IT infrastructure.   

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