Security of valuable and sensitive information is a big concern for almost all organizations nowadays. The companies that deal in highly classified data are required to stay alert in order to prevent the data from being stolen, or being misused by any internal employee or an external threat.
There are many viruses and malwares present on the Internet that are harmful to the endpoints. Antiviruses nowadays are not considered efficient enough when it comes to protecting the endpoint devices from the virus or malware attacks.
Cyber criminals continuously and regularly keep a close eye on the vulnerabilities of network firewalls or endpoint applications in order to intrude into the system, and steal the sensitive information that the endpoints may have. Around a week ago, an advanced persistent threat (APT) malware named Trojan.APT.BaneChant came into the light. This malware uses several different intruding techniques to enter into the endpoints to steal the information.
How RC4 Affects HTTPS?
SSL/TLS, protocol that provides security over HTTP is once again severely damaged by cryptographers. Although the damage was austere, it didn’t work that well against Transport Layer Security (TLS). In order to attack TLS, one entails to capture around millions and billions of connections containing similar plaintext.
An organization that deals in highly sensitive user information is always under close observation of external and internal intruders and attackers. This section describes potential threats from internal intrusions, and the effective ways to protect the classified information from getting exposed to unauthorized people.
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