Virus Protection Archives - Adaptus

Like other types of malware, a Trojan is deployed by attackers to damage or take control of your computer. Its name comes from the method by which it infects your computer: it disguises itself as something you want in order to trick you into letting it through your defenses.

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Researchers have devised a new attack that allows unprivileged code running on computers to steal secrets, such as cryptographic keys, that are stored in what should be protected memory regions. The attack is possible because of a known design issue with modern DRAM chips that has been exploited in the past to modify protected data. […]

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Shopping carts are attractive targets because they collect payment information from customers: if your malware can tap into this data stream, you have a ready-made card collection tool.

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The scammer said he needed the seller to accept an “emergency” check for larger than the sales price, and then send the overage to someone else to complete the transaction. Anyone in our field would know this was a scam, but only because we’ve seen it before.

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If you don’t collect it, no one can steal it. I’m guessing some of the people in this 200 million-record breach would agree. Sometimes the best way to secure customer data is not to collect it in the first place. While it can be tempting to “collect it all” just in case, most enterprises need […]

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"Counter to the idea of reducing connections to the internet, the federal workforce is actually moving in the opposite direction with more and more employees working remotely," one official stated.

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Spectre and Meltdown

Spectre and Meltdown are the names of two serious security flaws that have been found within computer processors. They could allow hackers to steal sensitive data without users knowing, one of them affecting chips made as far back as 1995. What are Meltdown and Spectre? Meltdown is a security flaw that could allow hackers to bypass the […]

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Salesforce poses a huge security risk as it does NOT provide virus scanning and/or a way to prevent certain files, attachments, document uploads or chatter from entering the system with malicious content. This is especially concerning when a Salesforce application is publicly exposed through communities and sites.com. Thankfully, there is a solution offered by a startup in Austin, TX, and large financial institutions and the U.S. Government are taking notice. @salesforce, #cybersecurity,#virusprotection

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If your company is using Salesforce and providing "communities" or "portals", both internal and external, your organization is vulnerable and at great risk of malware and phishing attacks. EZProtect is the industry's only anti-virus protection application to fend off such threats in the Salesforce environment. Download your FREE trial today!

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