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How to Remove Malware: Removal Steps for Windows & Mac

eSecurity Planet

Antivirus programs and firewalls are pretty good at catching malware before it can infect devices, but occasionally malware can slip through defenses, endangering personal and financial information. Your Antivirus is Randomly Disabled Malware often disables antivirus software, leaving your device open to further infection.

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Vulnerability Recap 4/15/24 – Palo Alto, Microsoft, Ivanti Exploits

eSecurity Planet

You can strengthen your cybersecurity defenses by using reliable antivirus software, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and virtual private networks (VPNs). Palo Alto Networks Addresses Firewall Disruption Flaws Type of vulnerability: Denial-of-service, firewall disruption, data processing vulnerability.

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Weekly Vulnerability Recap – December 18, 2023 – JetBrains TeamCity Exploits Continue

eSecurity Planet

Before your IT and security teams log off for the holidays, make sure to check for any outstanding updates or patches. December 11, 2023 Sonar Finds Three Vulnerabilities in Open-Source Firewall pfSense Type of vulnerability: Cross-site scripting and command injection.

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Why BYOD Is the Favored Ransomware Backdoor

eSecurity Planet

This category also includes routers, switches, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices that can’t install traditional endpoint protection such as antivirus (AV) or endpoint detection and response (EDR) solutions. Remote encryption performs ransomware encryption on a device beyond the security solutions monitoring for malicious activity.

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RSAC insights: Introducing ‘CWPP’ and ‘CSPM,’ new frameworks to secure cloud infrastructure

The Last Watchdog

In reality, the bank wasn’t paying close enough attention to its shared responsibility for keeping its cloud-stored assets secure. To defend its web applications, the bank chose to go with an open-source Web Application Firewall (WAF), called ModSecurity, along with an open-source Apache web server.

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A Ransomware Group Claims to Have Breached the Foxconn Factory

Hacker Combat

After a severe ransomware assault has hit them, they devote the necessary time and money to strengthening their cyber security defenses. Employees should undergo frequent cyber security awareness programs to keep them up to date on the latest cyber risks and how to recognize an attack in its early stages. Final Remarks.

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What Is a Host-Based Firewall? Definition & When to Use

eSecurity Planet

A host-based firewall is installed directly on individual networked devices to filter network traffic on a single device by inspecting both incoming and outgoing data. Its goal is to establish a uniform security posture throughout the network and improve endpoint security by creating a protective barrier at the individual computer level.