Security Series #4: The Threat Landscape – Targeted Attacks explained- Top 3 Mitigations – Top 5 aspects of incident preparation

Targeted attacks are an evolution of espionage to target a specific organization in order to steal information, modify information, or destroy information or systems. On the other hand, opportunistic attacks (see previous post) target a specific technology without caring about who uses it. Targeted attacks are technology agnostic as the attackers have the resources and…

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Security Series #3: the threat landscape – opportunistic attacks from Microsoft Security Intelligence Report v14

Microsoft has recently published the latest version of the Security Intelligence Report v14 (http://microsoft.com/sir) focusing on software vulnerabilities, software vulnerability exploits, and malicious and potentially unwanted software during the third and fourth quarter of 2012. Please allow me to share a few highlights from the report. Use an up-to-date antimalware Computers with a real-time antimalware…

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