Palo Alto Networks News of the Week – January 16

Jan 16, 2016
2 minutes

Here’s all of the top Palo Alto Networks news from this past week.

It’s been a busy week for Unit 42, our threat intelligence team. Learn more about what they found after they took a closer look at recent holiday season-themed attacks. They also found over 90,000 websites compromised, leading them to believe Angler Exploit Kit is continuing to evade detection. And Josh Grunzweig continued the series “How to Use IDAPython to Make Your Life Easier” with part 5. (Check out part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4).


Steve Winterfeld reviewed "CRACK99: The Takedown of a $100 Million Chinese Software Pirate" for the Cybersecurity Canon.


Matt Mellen and Damien Lim gave healthcare providers a tip on why you should protect patient privacy by securing the endpoint.

Former City of New York CIO Yisroel Hecht shared advice for weathering the cybersecurity product and services market downpour

We shared step-by-step instructions on how to use our API with AutoFocus and Postman to automate various components of our platform.

This week's Channel Scoop featured a new video: “Why Partner with Palo Alto Networks?”


In case you weren’t able to attend in person, presentations from Fuel User Group’s Spark User Summit Amsterdam, Boston & Sydney are now available for download.

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youre invited

Here are upcoming events around the world that you should know about:

Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Workshop – OKC

  • January 19, 2016 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CST
  • Oklahoma City, OK

Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Workshop - Tulsa, OK

  • January 20, 2016 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CST
  • Tulsa, OK

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

  • January 20, 2016 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PST
  • Online Event

Siber Saldırılar ve Korunma Yöntemleri Web Semine

  • January 20, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM EET
  • Online Event

Ultimate Test Drive

  • January 20, 2016 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM GMT
  • London

Virtualized Data Center Workshop with Palo Alto Networks

  • January 20, 2016 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST
  • Columbia, MD

Take The Ultimate Next-Generation Firewall Test Drive – Dubai

  • January 21, 2016 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM GMT+3:00
  • Dubai


  • January 22, 2016 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM GMT+9:00
  • 千代田区



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