Zscaler Labs recently announced Security Predictions related to Flash mob, Niche malware ,Cloud-hosted botnets, Social networks and Information security market. "Its not only the season of giving and but forecasting as well, and I recently received the following Information Security Predictions from Zscaler Labs"
"Copiers often are leased, returned and then leased again or sold," the FTC said. "It's important to know how to secure data that may be retained on a copier hard drive, and what to do with a hard drive when you return a leased copier or dispose of one you own."
Malvertising is a well-known technique, whereby attackers lease advertising space on popular websites in order to facilitate an attack. The ads are there to lure users to a malicious secondary site; sometimes it involves a browser-based vulnerability to deliver a malicious file. With rise in usage of mobile devices and smart phones, for business and personal purpose, malvertising in this area is also on the rise.
A new variant of the Lethic botnet agent comes signed with a digital certificate from the same firm whose identity was abused by the infamous Stuxnet industrial control system worm.
If you're concerned about using open Wi-Fi networks because of Firesheep, the highly popular new hacking tool, you should check out BlackSheep, a Firefox add-on that makes surfing on open networks safe once again.
"I'd collected somewhere between 20 and 40 identities." Most were Facebook identities. So Gary started sending people messages from their own Facebook accounts warning them he had just hijacked their Facebook accounts.
We tested a cloud-based Web security service from Zscaler, a startup founded in 2007. On the whole, it had an extremely impressive showing in the lab. We came to this review highly skeptical of anyone's ability to match the efficiency and feature set of a premises product, but Zscaler is turning us into believers. [Refer pg. 32]
The feature, called WebScan, allows a user to remotely trigger the scanning functionality and retrieve scanned images via a web browser. This capability could allow anyone on the local area network (LAN) to remotely connect to the scanner and retrieve documents that have been left behind on the scanner
Zscaler researcher Julien Sobrier recently sounded the alarm on nearly three million pages indexed by Google that were serving Malware. Hours after Sobrier’s blog post, Google now seems to have finally started cleaning house.
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Zscaler, a software-as-a-service security provider, released its report, on May 24, 2010, the second report of its kind conducted by the company.
Google's research echoes findings from a study conducted by ZScaler earlier this year. ZScaler also found similar problems with other popular.
Telecoms services provider, Telarus has launched a hosted service providing web traffic filtering, based on Zscaler's technology.
Link-shortening services such as TinyURL seem ideal for criminals because they can disguise the names of malicious sites. Yet on Twitter — one of the most popular places for them — they may not be nearly as malicious as many industry experts fear, according to new security research.
Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) 6 continues to be popular at enterprises, despite being targeted in a number of high-profile attacks and the availability.
The Jericho Forum proposes security vendors self-assess and certify their security capabilities. Plus: Microsoft might release IE off-cycle update; Koobface shows itself,....of the infected user. Well, Koobface has returned, according to Zscaler researchers, who said that over this past weekend, the Koobface worm.
Following evidence detected last week by Kaspersky Lab that the Koobface botnet is able to refresh itself and double ....over the last weekend. Umesh Wanve, senior security research engineer at , said that on Sunday 14th March, it detected a large number...
"Conference in San Francisco. And here s an interesting twist: The folks at Zscaler, a cloud security start-up, made their case to me that cloud-centric"
According to Mike Geide, senior security researcher at cloud security company zscaler, "there are several exploit kits out there that include rootkit
According to Mike Geide, senior security researcher at cloud security company Zscaler, "there are several exploit kits out there that include rootkit
A Security View of the State of the Web The abstract of Zscaler's State of the Web report for the fourth quarter of 2009 doesn't pull any
While this may restore user trust in Buzz for some, Mike Geide, a senior security researcher with Zscaler who described in a blog post how Buzz could be misused by spammers, says that the service still could be misused.
Mike Geide, senior security researcher at Zscaler, agreed with the privacy concerns, and also claimed that there were 'a few other items that Google Buzz brings to the table for an attacker'. It was launched this week to be part of the Gmail web mail service, with Todd Jackson, product manager for Gmail and Google Buzz claiming that ‘Google Buzz is a new way to start conversations about the things you find interesting'.
New forms of off-line client-side storage, such as those specified by the emerging HTML 5 set of standards, could open entirely new kinds of attacks to Web application users, according to Michael Sutton, VP of security research for cloud security firm ZScaler
Zscaler have discovered the recently patched Internet Explorer vulnerability, which gained fame after it was used in the attacks on Google earlier this month, being
Zscaler Research reported that only an hour after the 7.0 earthquake hit on Tuesday afternoon, there was a 1,578 per cent increase in URLs visited, with a corresponding 5,407 per cent increase in bandwidth usage for ‘Haiti' URLs.
The attack on Google in China was possible due to a zero-day vulnerability on Internet Explorer. Microsoft said that the vulnerability exists as an invalid pointer reference within Internet.
Sites saw a 1,578 percent increase in traffic yesterday, according to Zscaler, a security service for Web traffic. And Twitter's founder Evan
The Haiti earthquake has launched a tsunami of sympathy, information and aid through social media such as Facebook, Flickr, Skype, YouTube and Twitter.
Increase in traffic and a 5407% jump in bandwidth usage, according to Zscaler, a cloud-based security service for web traffic. A number of citizen
Craig Hicks-Frazer in charge of building relationships with service provider partners at Zscaler in the company's bid to gain traction in the within the content security and compliance markets
Lends credibility to the predictions made by several security vendors, including , Websense, and Symantec, that Apple would be a larger
“My greatest hope for 2010 is that marketing departments will give the term ‘cloud computing’ a well deserved break,” said Michael Sutton, VP of security research at Zscaler. “2009 saw great interest in the development of cloud-computing architectures and one must wonder how often security was sacrificed in order to get to market quickly.”