Palo Alto Networks News of the Week – August 20, 2016

Aug 20, 2016
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Did you miss any of this week’s Palo Alto Networks action? Don’t worry, we’ve rounded up the top news right here.

Unit 42 discovered malware known as ‘Aveo’ targeting Japanese speaking users.

Unit 42 researchers Bo Qu, Hui Gao and Tongbo Luo were recognized in the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) Bounty Program Top 100 list at Black Hat.

Get a glimpse into the cybercrime underground in this new Unit 42 series exploring actors, motivations and the current threat landscape.

Were you stumped by any of the Unit 42 LabyREnth CTF challenges? We’ll be sharing the solutions to all six challenge tracks over the next several weeks. This week we shared solutions for the Document Track.

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We introduced the new Info and Insights content at Palo Alto Networks: content that respects your time.

Learn on-demand: Scott Simkin shared three critical steps for preventing ransomware.

By popular demand, we have more Ultimate Test Drives and hands-on-workshops lined up for Ignite Conference 2017. Get the details and register today to save big!


Meet IT superstar Dimitris Patsalas, in this edition of People of Palo Alto Networks.

youre invited

Here are upcoming events around the world that you should know about. Don’t forget

to register for our new events calendar!

Virtual Ultimate Test Drive NGFW Aug 22, 2016

  • August 22, 2016
  • Online Event

Virtual Ultimate Test Drive MP Aug 25th, 2016

  • August 25, 2016
  • Online Event

Virtual Ultimate Test Drive TP Aug 24th, 2016

  • August 24, 2016
  • Online Event

Migration/SLR Workshop

  • September 7, 2016
  • New York, NY

Migration/SLR Workshop

  • September 8, 2016
  • Peabody, MA

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