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  • A Tribute To My Friend Raimund Genes
    On Friday, March 24, we at Trend Micro were saddened to learn that our chief technology officer, Raimund Genes, died unexpectedly at his family home in Germany. It is an incredible loss for us all, and one that still has us wishing it were not true. For me personally, I’m losing a wonderful, close friend...
  • Evaluating The Risk Of DoubleAgent
    Security startup Cybellum recently announced a new attack that they’re calling “DoubleAgent”. They’ve labelled this a zero day “attack for taking full control over major antiviruses and next-generation antiviruses”. There’s a lot to unpack here. When you’re assessing the risk any issue poses it’s always best to clearly...
  • TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of March 20, 2017
    The 10th anniversary of Pwn2Own is now in the books! It was a crazy week at the CanSecWest Conference, full of drama with the biggest contest ever with teams from Asia, Europe and North America! It was a tight race with only three points separating first and second place. In the end, we saw a...
  • This Week in Security News
    Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. Below you’ll find a quick recap of topics followed by links to news articles and/or our blog posts providing additional insight. Be sure to check back each Friday for...
  • Pwn2Own 2017 – An Event for the Ages
    The 10th anniversary of Pwn2Own just successfully completed as the Zero Day Initiative spent $833,000 acquiring 51 different 0-day bugs. The event was filled with drama as vendors released their security patches the day before the contest, causing a number of entries to pull out immediately. Over the next three days, five...
  • Why hardware configurations could be the downfall of the IoT
    Ignoring the configurations of your IoT devices puts your business at risk, making it important to secure your systems appropriately.
  • 2016 Review of Vulnerabilities
    In our 2016 security roundup report, A Record Year for Enterprise Threats, we talked about the vulnerability landscape during the year and what trends we saw. Let’s look at some of the key aspects of what we saw in 2016. 1. Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) with support of their 3,000+ independent vulnerability...
  • The S In HTTPS
    If you’ve ever bought anything online, checked your bank accounts through the app, or logged on to your favorite social media network, you’ve used a technology called SSL/TLS. The S in HTTPS. SSL/TLS (just to keep it simple, I’ll refer to as SSL) is the technology used to encrypt the communication between your browser...
  • Paying for ransomware could cost you more than just the ransom
    Paying for ransomware could end up costing you more than you anticipated, leaving you to handle the fallout.
  • CeBIT 2017: 27 Years In The Making for Trend Micro
    As I entered CeBIT 2017 on Monday, a nostalgic wave hit me. I was reminded of my first trip to this conference 27 years ago, shortly after we founded Trend Micro. Walking in that day, floppy disks and computer in hand, I was eager to learn and ready to grow in this industry. My excitement...