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Microsoft Patch Tuesday:...

Raimund provides his thoughts on the Microsoft XML Core Services vulnerability. Microsoft has not provided a patch, to date. Learn his thoughts about how Trend Micro protects every day users and customers. [Transcript: The June 12th patch Tuesday by Microsoft fixed certain vulnerabilities but one critical flaw has not been fixed. It’s a vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services which actually allows remote quote execution this vulnerability has actively used and already has affected some Gmail users. An attacker could get the same user rights as a user visiting a compromised webpage and of course that’s awful. This incident shows once more that we need to rethink security, the traditional anti-virus, patching, and system management is not enough. We need to harden our systems and...
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Side effects of APT atta...

Raimund discusses lessons learned about the side effects of recent government sponsored targeted attacks, such as stuxnet and flame. [transcript] Today’s espionage is not conducted by James Bond-like agent wearing fancy tuxedos anymore. They are conducted behind a computer screen, when an attacker controlling its code remotely; all the code is written in a way that it’s spreading and damaging its target; like Stuxnet. For long it was rumored that Stuxnet was written by governments; now this is confirmed, and it is also confirmed that Stuxnet went out of control and not only was contained within an Uranium enrichment facility in Iran, but was spreading widely. We saw the wide spreading thanks to our Smart Protection Network. And it was scary to see how many Symantec Win-CCs scattered...
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Real Time Threat Managem...

We just have discovered a series of ongoing targeted attacks which affected 1465 computers in 61 different countries. With all the security controls and IDS/IPS systems in place, how could this happen? [Transcript] We just have discovered a series of ongoing targeted attacks. We call it Lurid and details are on www.blog.trendmicro.com . A lot of organizations especially government bodies have been infected in 61 different countries. We have been able to identify 1465 computers being target, being successfully infiltrated and information stolen from these computers. We called it a once persistent threat. But it wasn’t that at once. Because of exploits being used in Adobe Acrobatic Reader to actually execute to start the malware to infect the computers was well known and they also...
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2011 Threat Predictions

Trend Micro just published their 2011 Threat Predictions and in this video Raimund gives his opinion on what he sees are the top threats. You can see more commentary on the Trend Micro malware blog or you can read the full...
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Zero Day Vulnerabilities...

Zero Day Vulnerabilities have been all over the news with the recent Stuxnet attack. How big of a risk are they for the average enterprise?
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Fooling Windows 7 Securi...

Find out how new malware is defeating Windows 7 security controls and hear Raimund’s opinion on whether Windows 7 is more or less secure than previous operating systems.