Posts tagged "malware"

An Overview of Firewall Functionality and Types

Photo Credit: Jason O’Halloran via Flickr CC Firewalls are the forgotten heroes in the Internet of things. Often times users click away on the Internet, completely oblivious to what’s happening behind the scenes. If your firewall doesn’t provide alerts, you may not even know it just stopped malicious code from running on your device. Protecting your sensitive […]

February 15, 2016 | 405ashley1952 | Views: 9981

Enhanced Information Security through Biomimicry

Photo Credit: 20150222_b via Jonathan McCabe cc Life can be thought of as a biological problem solver. When looking for innovative answers to some of the toughest security questions, many of the best solutions are found through observation of biological systems. The obvious examples include ant colonies, bee hives, and termites, but we can also […]

December 29, 2015 | Guest Blog | Views: 2675

5 Free and Convenient Virus Scanning Tools

Free and convenient are two words that sound too good to be true. I was taught you should be skeptical of “too good to be true” things, but in the case of these antivirus tools, it’s the truth.

August 18, 2015 | William Ruddy | Views: 2023

Is Malware Hiding in that Twitter Image?

Last week FireEye detected HAMMERTOSS, a malware backdoor, which uses Twitter, Github, and cloud services to steal data from networks. HAMMERTOSS embeds malware in Twitter photos, which is considered Steganography.

August 7, 2015 | William Ruddy | Views: 2995