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Threat Research April 16, 2015

Check Point Threat Alert – Simda

Overview   The Simda botnet is a network of computers infected with self-propagating malware which has compromised more than 770,000 computers worldwide.   Since 2009, cyber criminals have been targeting computers with unpatched software and…

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Threat Research April 15, 2015

Check Point Threat Alert: AAEH/Beebone

Overview   AAEH, also known as BeeBone, is a family of polymorphic downloaders created with the primary purpose of downloading other malware, including password stealers, rootkits, fake antivirus, and ransomware. AAEH is often propagated across…

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Security Insights April 1, 2015

Segmentation is Great in Theory, but Who Has the Time?

Security is one of those, “pay a little now, or pay a lot later” concepts. Your data, your customer information, your intellectual property, your trade secrets, these are the lifeblood of your company. One bad…

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Security Insights March 23, 2015

Go Atomic or Go Home

Have you never heard the term ‘Atomic Segment’ used in security? Me neither. That is, until I came to Check Point. If you think about it, it makes a lot of sense. An atomic segment…

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Security Insights February 24, 2015

Is Software Defined Protection the New Software Defined Networking?

Software Defined Networking (SDN) is the latest buzz term to take over the networking world – and is not to be overlooked. With the goal of automating network infrastructure functions that used to be fixed…

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Threat Research September 18, 2014

iOS 8: Newer, better, but is it safer?

Can Apple’s New Features Expose You to New Mobile Security Risks? With the iCloud scandal seemingly in its past, Apple announced new iPhones, updates to iPad and Macbooks as well as news on OSX Yosemite.…

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Threat Research April 15, 2014

Heartbleed Product Update – Lacoon Customers Are Protected

Lacoon Releases MobileFortress Product Update for Heartbleed – Providing customers with the first solution able to detect and protect their mobile devices from Heartbleed so they can confidently continue to do business  

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Threat Research July 31, 2013

A Practical Attack Against MDM Solutions

We’re looking forward to presenting today at BlackHat USA 2013. It’s going to be our first time taking the stage at BlackHat Las Vegas – and we’re excited! As our title says – this is…

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Threat Research November 15, 2012

MythBusters – is iOS Hack-Proof?

At Lacoon Security we sleep, breathe and live mobile security. But one question we keep receiving is whether iPhones are in fact hack-proof. After all, when you hear about malicious apps – such as those…

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