Tracking the WireLurker Arrests

Tracking the WireLurker Arrests

Well that was fast. Not quite ten days after we released our white paper on WireLurker, arrests have already been made in China.  WireLurker is a new family of malware specifically targeting iOS devices via USB.  There is WireLurker malware for both Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows operating systems. WireLurker works by looking for [...]

Palo Alto Networks Says Its New Endpoint Protection Tool Can Stop The Bad Stuff In Its Tracks

Palo Alto Networks Says Its New Endpoint Protection Tool Can Stop The Bad Stuff In Its Tracks

The problem with signature based security tools is you are vulnerable until the signature is released and distributed. Palo Alto Networks takes a different approach with Traps, so Network World Editor in Chief John Dix tracked down Palo Alto VP of Product Marketing Scott Gainey for an inside look at how Traps works. Palo Alto [...]

The Grey Area in App Behaviors: It’s Not Malware, But It’s Still a Concern

The Grey Area in App Behaviors: It’s Not Malware, But It’s Still a Concern

Beyond the glitzy hardware and the mind-blowing specs of your smartphone and tablet, the real factor for determining functionality comes from the apps. Most apps are not out do harmful things, but some are. Malware, by definition, are apps that are out to do subversive and often harmful things. They are operating on a hidden [...]

Palo Alto Networks Named to Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500

Palo Alto Networks Named to Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500

Palo Alto Networks was again named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media communications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. We’re proud to be one of a few enterprise security companies to make the Top 50 rank, which we attribute to rapid adoption this past [...]