BYOD Trends Pushing the Need for Data Security. Tips for MDM / MAM Providers

by Bitdefender Security Specialists, on 18.09.2014

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is all the rage these days. More employees are using personal devices to access company data, and it looks like employers are actually pushing this trend – according to Gartner, by 2017 half of employers will require employees to supply their own device for work purposes. The benefits are clear: increased employee productivity, as they are more comfortable using their own devices, and lowered company costs for mobile services, as employees pay for their own. Win-win for everybody, right? Well, not quite. Here’s why: read more

Smart Homes Controlled by Smartphones Need 3x Smarter Security

by Bitdefender Security Specialists, on 05.09.2014

Oh, what’s in a home, if not comfort and safety? But what if you could enhance these attributes? Just imagine getting comfortable in your bed and suddenly realizing you forgot to lock your front door. What if, instead of actually going downstairs to lock it, you could just stay in bed and press a “lock door” button on your smartphone. You could do that – if you had a smart home automation system in place. read more

Mobile Malvertising on the Rise

by Bitdefender Security Specialists, on 13.08.2014

As the tech market trends show, the use of mobile devices continues to grow, and so do the mobile security threats. And since mobile devices are always on and carried from home, to work, on the weekend outing, to the annual or monthly shopping spree and everywhere else, they’ve become a prime target for ‘malvertising’. read more

Caution Advised as Heartbleed Poses Serious Security Threat

by Bitdefender Security Specialists, on 10.04.2014

A potentially damaging flaw has been discovered with the OpenSSL libraries that will likely trigger reactions ranging from mild concern to serious discussions in the security industry. At this point, it is impossible to measure the extent of the damage – or indeed if any damage at all was caused – but Bitdefender advises its customers to exercise caution. read more

Bitdefender Photon™

by Bitdefender Security Specialists, on 08.04.2014

In the summer of 2013, we launched the New Bitdefender (2014) edition powered by Bitdefender Photon™ technology, thus offering the best performance and protection an antivirus can provide. read more

A flashlight is most valuable at night - The Romanian experience

by Bitdefender Security Specialists, on 05.03.2014

Asia could take a leaf from Romanian history, after the fall of communism there - the battle of crime and corruption versus democratic free enterprise. Now, there is a global battle between light and dark in IT - between cyber-criminals and secure business. This has recently taken a sinister turn, when governments have engaged in cyber warfare, using shady parties to generate viruses against political rivals. This is escalating the problem, where criminals are deemed ‘patriotic’ and creating sophisticated malware is practiced by both sides. It has raised the idea of offensive defense, i.e. attack the attackers. However, the Internet does not lend itself to such tactics, and passive defense remains the best way forward. read more

Seven Sneak Attacks Used Today…

by Dan Lowe, on 21.10.2013

Criminals keep on innovating to lure you into their trap. Watch out for their latest tricks! read more

Overcoming the Antivirus Emulation Defense

by Dan Lowe, on 17.10.2013

Cybercriminals are bright and have learned how to overcome some virus defenses. read more

Clueful no longer available on the App Store

by Catalin Cosoi, on 30.06.2012

As you may have noticed, as of today at 4:46 PM PST, Clueful is no longer available on the Apple App Store. read more

Romney Defeats Gingrich in US Spam Primaries 45% to 33%

by Bitdefender Security Specialists, on 09.02.2012

Romney wins Most Mentioned Politician status in spam read more