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Simda post-mortem, or why security is everybody’s business

Simda was a rather mysterious botnet that had been used for dissemination of third-party potentially unwanted and malicious software. It has a built-in tools to detect and evade emulation, virtual machines and security tools, effectively allowing the bot to stay out of grid – apparently for years.

How phishing affects businesses

Phishing used to be an exotic threat, but that was years ago when malicious worms dominated the arena. Much has changed since then, and today phishing routinely hits hard – especially

Critical systems and bottlenecks

A critical civilian system goes down – it’s a scenario that evokes some apocalyptic pictures of destruction and mayhem; remember, for instance, “Die Hard 4.0”? Actually this could happen with any corporate infrastructure, since all of them have certain critical systems of their own.