Kein Radar für App-Traffic: die Probleme von Firewalls – und wie sie zu lösen sind

Credit to Author: Jörg Schindler| Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2018 08:21:05 +0000

Die Entwicklungen von Firewalls steht vor ganz neuen Herausforderungen. Verschiebungen in der Bedrohungslandschaft, ein dramatischer Anstieg in Anzahl und Komplexität von Technologien, mit denen System-Administratoren sich auseinandersetzen müssen, und nicht zu vergessen: eine Flut an Daten. Die modernen Firewalls können zwar heute weitaus mehr, doch auch viele sogenannte Next-Gen-Lösungen haben eine Problem: App-Traffic. Eine kürzlich [&#8230;]<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=45084&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/k0903I6KczQ” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Bitcoin-Hype ruft kriminelle „Goldgräber“ auf den Plan

Credit to Author: Jörg Schindler| Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:40:11 +0000

Immer mehr Akteure wollen am Bitcoin-Hype mitverdienen – und ahnungslose Webseitenbesucher sind in diesem Fall die Leidtragenden:  Seit September 2017 beobachten wir, dass bei dem Besuch vieler Webseiten die Prozessorlast des eigenen Rechners aus zunächst unerfindlichen Gründen auf 100% hochschnellt. Der Grund dafür ist, dass beim Besuch der Webseite eine in JavaScript geschriebene Anwendung des [&#8230;]<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=44640&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/qdKSYPassl4″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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How one letter can lead you to a scam: James Lyne talks typosquatting with NBC News

Credit to Author: matthewphillion| Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2018 18:32:34 +0000

James Lyne talks to NBC Nightly News about the simple, but effective scam, and how you can protect yourself<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=45041&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/veJXf1ZvclY” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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The problem with next-gen firewall app control

Credit to Author: Chris McCormack| Date: Fri, 05 Jan 2018 17:45:02 +0000

As much as 90% of application traffic is unidentified<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=44915&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/R7-luNl8hec” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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The problem with next-gen firewall protection

Credit to Author: Chris McCormack| Date: Mon, 01 Jan 2018 11:02:25 +0000

You expected a symphony orchestra, not a one-man-band.<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=44887&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/I2qd0m-GVF0″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Oh Ransomware – a holiday security song

Credit to Author: Maxim Weinstein| Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2017 11:13:46 +0000

A computer security holiday song to the tune of “Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah”<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=44793&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/CT9crvb-u4Y” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Malware – a holiday security song

Credit to Author: Maxim Weinstein| Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2017 11:06:48 +0000

A computer security holiday song to the tune of “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas”<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=44771&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/A1Hajpo5TmY” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Web-based cryptominers are malware

Credit to Author: Bill Brenner| Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2017 16:50:40 +0000

Cryptominers running in a browser without an organization’s consent are parasitic and should be considered malware<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=44653&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/LspUwUi25_k” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Sophos rides to the front of the peloton with the BMC Racing Team

Credit to Author: matthewphillion| Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 18:21:01 +0000

With links to staff, security and values, Sophos and the BMC Racing Team make the perfect partnership.<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=44710&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/TWJRuef8T8U” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Firewall: rischi e opportunità

Credit to Author: Tiziana Carboni| Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:52:34 +0000

E’ in corso un’evoluzione nei firewall che è diversa da qualsiasi generazione precedente<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=44567&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/_eWwoRiJ9HE” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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