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Symantec finds that banking threat actor Mealybug is now aggressively distributing threats for other groups for profit

Symantec Corp. announced on Wednesday that its advanced threat research group has discovered that activities undertaken by threat group Mealybug have evolved from maintaining and delivering its own custom banking Trojan to operating as a distributor of threats for other groups that operate similarly to steal information from targeted organizations. When Mealybug was first identified in 2014, it used custom malware called Emotet to spread Trojans that would then steal […]

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Digital Defense integrates with ForeScout Technologies to provide organizations with complete visualization of network risks

Digital Defense Inc., provider of security assessment solutions, announced on Tuesday integration of their proprietary platform, Frontline Vulnerability Manager (Frontline VM) with  ForeScout Technologies CounterACT. As a member of the ForeScout Technology Partner Program, Digital Defense will work with ForeScout to enable real-time assessment, host analysis and policy-based mitigation of endpoint security risks. The integration will provide joint customers with continuous visibility of connected devices; prompt response to block or […]

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Fortinet boosts offerings in SD-WAN marketplace by combining firewall and SD-WAN in an easy-to-deploy integrated offering

Fortinet, vendor of integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, announced on Thursday that it has gained significant traction in the SD-WAN marketplace by delivering a comprehensive SD-WAN solution that provides both SD-WAN and security functionality in a single integrated offering for distributed enterprise branches. The growing appeal of SD-WAN technologies has caught the attention of the IT world and many are realizing the benefits of efficient cloud adoption, broad application visibility […]

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McAfee warns of cyberattacks targeting World Cup fans; Google Play Store users earn a yellow card with malicious apps

McAfee, a device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, warns fans to be wary of malicious apps and phishing emails created specifically to target soccer supporters. Fans have turned to their devices to stream games and stay informed about the fate of their teams advancing to the next rounds. Some fans have looked to the “Golden Cup” app to stream data and records from past and present games, not knowing that cybercriminals have also […]

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Cloudian joins with Storage Made Easy to release GDPR-ready enterprise file sync-and-share offering

Cloudian and Storage Made Easy (SME) launched on Wednesday a General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)-ready, enterprise-wide file sync-and-share solution, designed to eliminate the compliance exposure of external cloud-based file sharing services where personal data or company confidential information may reside outside the direct control of the IT organization. The combined solution includes on-premises storage and GDPR-ready collaboration software with access controls and content indexing to continuously monitor for the use […]

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Bloombase announces StoreSafe for VMware Cloud on AWS to provide data-at-rest encryption security to help meet GDPR

Bloombase announced on Monday that its StoreSafe is available to customers of VMware Cloud on AWS. VMware Cloud on AWS brings together VMware’s enterprise-class software-defined data center (SDDC) software and elastic, bare-metal infrastructure from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to give organizations consistent operating model and application mobility for private and public cloud. Bloombase StoreSafe is an agentless, turnkey, application-transparent, high performance unified stored data encryption solution with non-disruptive deployment (protocol […]

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Threat X improves SaaS-based WAF offering with enhanced threat detection and neutralization capabilities; offloads burden from security teams

Threat X, provider of SaaS-based web application firewall (WAF) solutions, announced on Wednesday addition of new capabilities to help global customers identify, profile, and intercept a range of threats, including DDoS, bot and zero-day attacks, while increasing application performance. Additionally, flexible, cloud-native deployment options mean organizations can deploy and scale Threat X in hours—compared to the weeks associated with traditional WAF deployments. Threat X’s enhanced DDoS, Bot Detection and Edge […]

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DDN releases four new products to accelerate HPC workloads; enable AI-ready data center

DataDirect Networks (DDN) announced on Monday several new high-performance computing (HPC) storage solutions and capabilities, which it will feature this week at the International Supercomputing event, ISC 2018, in Frankfurt, Germany. These new solutions include two workload-accelerating, complete NVMe storage appliances, the SFA200NV and SFA400NV, which are built to meet changing business demands; enhancements to DDN’s enterprise-ready Lustre file system solution, EXAScaler 4.0, which provides advanced capabilities on top of […]

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Broadcom extends server storage market by collaborating with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to deliver mix of product, technical expertise, support

Broadcom Inc. announced on Wednesday that it is extending its collaboration with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) in server storage offerings and will showcase them this week at HPE Discover. Broadcom will highlight benefits of the SFF-TA-1001 specification commonly known as the U.3 reference platform with a U.3 universal drive cage demonstration featuring Toshiba U.3-enabled NVMe, SAS, and SATA drives. This development further expands Broadcom’s collaboration with HPE, which now includes […]

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