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Protect Your Systems from Stealth Attacks

Published By: McAfee
McAfee
Published:  Feb 06, 2013
Length:  4 pages

The most menacing type of cyberattack is invisible. Using sophisticated techniques to hide its presence, a stealth attack may operate outside of the OS or move dynamically across endpoints to conceal the attackers’ actions. The risk to enterprises is real, with high-profile attacks such as Operation High Roller impacting companies around the globe. Traditional antivirus or intrusion prevention systems are no match for this new breed of attack; instead, enterprises need layered security controls that work together to detect the presence and actions of stealthy malware and attackers.



Tagssecurity connected, stealthy attacks, rootkits, os level protection, hardware assisted security, endpoint security