How To Stay Protected In A World Of Non-Stop Malware Threats

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July 5, 2016

Every day, almost one million malware threats are introduced in the ceaseless jungle that is the internet. And yet, software developers, security experts, and IT administrators are expected to stay up-to-date with these latest threats to ensure that network environments and software applications are secured against them. Sure thing, you might think. I’ll get to today’s million malware threats right after I finish counting raindrops. We’re here to offer our assistance by going through a few of the most common malware threats that organisations face today.
Malware threats continue to plague the internet and they aren’t going to stop. The right breach can bank an attacker millions in dark market money, so it’s financially beneficial for an attacker to create new and unexpected threats and use them to attack critical applications. While you’re never going to be able to keep up with every emerging threat, you do need to stay informed on the ones that become common. One way to do so is by checking out repositories such as Checkmarx’s vulnerability knowledge base. Another way is to read up on the five types of vulnerabilities that can be exploited by malware listed below.
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