Advice on reflective memory injections from Lumension (IT Pro Portal)
Alan Bentley is SVP Worldwide at security company Lumension. He talks to us about their new Endpoint Management and Security Suite built to tackle malware like 'Reflective Memory Injections' in particular and address issues around cross-platform encryption.
Malware hid in image exif metadata (SC Magazine )
Malware has been discovered hiding within images in a bid to mask attacks.
Adopting a New Paradigm for Small Business Security (IT Business Edge)
An article in the New York Times outlined the threat that universities in the U.S. face from cyberattacks originating from overseas.
Increase in bug bounty payments predicted to boost patch releases (SC Magazine )
The quantity of patches released by Microsoft will rise this year and into the future after its decision to increase bug bounty payments.
SMBs should pay attention to ransomware, as they may be a target: Lumension (ARN)
Security vendor finds that SMBs are more likely to succumb to ransomware than corporations.
Six Security Updates for Windows 8.1 Release (IT Business Edge)
Recently, Microsoft provided new information about the upcoming release of Windows 8.1, which includes updates to the security features. They are definitely steps in the right direction. Paul Henry, security and forensic analyst at Lumension, takes a closer look at some of these new features and what they mean for your organization.
June's Patch Tuesday looks like light, but important (Fierce CIO)
Its Patch Tuesday again, and things look relatively light one for the month of June with just one critical vulnerability and four important bulletins. This makes it one of the smallest updates of 2013 to date. However, the upcoming patches do address problems in widely used and important components of various versions of the Windows operating system, Internet Explorer and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Office.
Critical IE update slated for Patch Tuesday (PCWorld)
The second Tuesday of each month is Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday, and Microsoft offers a heads up the Thursday before. That’s today, and Microsoft's Security Bulletin Advance Notification for June 2013 indicates it will be a laid-back month for IT admins—with one significant exception.
Microsoft to tackle under-attack Office bug next week (Computerworld)
Microsoft today said it will ship just five security updates next week, the fewest in any month so far this year, to patch 23 vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer (IE), Windows and Office.
Oracle's Java security improvements don't quite satisfy (NetworkWorld)
Oracle's plans to bolster Java security were welcomed by security experts who nevertheless wanted to see more done to lockdown one of hackers' favorite targets.