Sage Advice - Cybersecurity Blog

Seven Types of Malware You Should Be Aware Of

Malware, short for “malicious software,” is software (or script or code) designed to disrupt computer operation, gather sensitive information, or gain unauthorized access to computer systems and mobile devices. 

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Topics: Malware, Cyber Crime, Threat Hunting

An Overview of Malware Detection and Prevention Controls

The number of malware is growing exponentially and is becoming more sophisticated, so it's never been more important to employ a strong anti-malware defense-in-depth strategy to protect your organization's information assets. While prevention controls remain important, your organization's cybersecurity strategy should also include strong malware detection controls.  Here's quick review of the different controls you should implement for malware detection and malware prevention in your organization.

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Topics: Threat Detection Tips, Malware, Cyber Defense

SSL 3.0 Protocol Vulnerability Advisory – POODLE Attack

On October 14, 2014 a vulnerability in the SSL 3.0 protocol was publicly disclosed. The SSL 3.0 protocol is vulnerable to a padding-oracle attack when Cypher Block Chaining (CBC) is used. This attack is commonly called “POODLE” (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption).

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Topics: Threat Advisories, Malware