Tag: Malware

Windows XP (2001 - 2014)

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears. Today, April 8th 2014, marks a significant day in history as we bid farewell to Windows XP. I, TK Keanini (@tkeanini), would like to pay my deepest respect to XP in this eulogy that I hope resonates with you so that you may share it with others. READ MORE

Handling Windows XP End-of-Support – Feed it, kill it, but don’t starve it.

As you all know by now, on April 8th 2014, Microsoft will stop supporting some variants of Windows XP. The software industry for years has operated this way with every system on your network having a predetermined service life, but given the current threat landscape, I would like to propose a change. What I’d like to see happen when any information technology reaches End-of-Support – meaning no fixes will be issued for newly found security vulnerabilities – is that it stops working. READ MORE

Tom Cross on KUCI’s “Privacy Piracy” Radio Show

Listen to the interview with Lancope's Director of Security Research, Tom Cross, to learn about the various ways attackers are infiltrating retail networks – from targeting insecure wireless networks, to installing malware on cash registers, to stealing valid access credentials, just to name a few. READ MORE

Two Lancope Security Presentations This Week

This week, Lancope will present at two security industry events: the “Security: Understanding and Preventing Today’s Targeted Threats” event being held by InformationWeek and Dark Reading magazines, as well as the ISSA Delaware Valley meeting. READ MORE

Congratulations on your data breach

Treat cybercrime as a part of your overall business and make the same investment in security analytics as you do consumer analytics. Only then will you be able to outsmart the bad guys. READ MORE