Monthly Archives: November 2013

The disclosure of up to 200,000 classified documents belonging to the NSA by Edward Snowden in 2013, together with the release of over 750,000 U.S Army cables, reports and other sensitive information by Bradley Manning in 2010, has drawn attention to the need to control and monitor access to confidential data in corporate systems. For this reason, the general availability of the latest version of the SAP NetWeaver Application Server in May could not have been more well-timed. NetWeaver AS ABAP ...
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Security researchers at last week's RSA Europe Conference in Amsterdam revealed the discovery of a new variant of a widespread Trojan program that has been modified to search for SAP systems. This form of reconnaissance is regarded by security experts as the preliminary phase of a planned attack against SAP systems orchestrated by cybercriminals. The malware targets configuration files within SAP client applications containing IP addresses and other sensitive information related to SAP servers a ...
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