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2013-09-16 23:25:48

Powered by Mailshell filters beat the competition in AV Comparatives recent Anti Phishing shootout tests. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 APWG Conference -- A ‘Powered by Mailshell’ Anti-Phishing solution recently claimed first place in AV Comparatives’ test of phishing filters, earning an “Advanced+” rating and correctly blocking more than 99 percent of phishing attacks. The test winner and several other anti-malware vendors license phishing protection from...

2013-08-19 23:18:36

As phishing attempts increase, Internet security awareness training firm KnowBe4 warns businesses and individuals against believing the naysayers—security training is not only effective, but is a requisite in today’s technologically advanced world. Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Cybercriminals have become the perpetual thorn in America’s side—cybercrime is now estimated to cost the U.S. economy $140 billion and half a million jobs each year (1). As IT professionals...

Google Brings Safer Browsing Experiences Through Transparency Reports
2013-06-26 11:16:09

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online In what could be seen as part transparency and part self-promotion, Google will now begin including the number of malicious websites they find with their Transparency Reports. This new section of the report will display how many users receive a safe browsing warning alerting them about a potentially dangerous website. The search company has been looking for malware and phishing sites since 2006 and shares this technology with...

Google Flags 9,500 Malicious Websites Per Day
2012-06-20 05:47:58

Google published some startling statistics on Tuesday, revealing that it uncovers some 9,500 new malicious websites every day through its ℠Safe Browsing´ program. “These are either innocent websites that have been compromised by malware authors, or others that are built specifically for malware distribution or phishing,” wrote Google Security Team blogger Niels Provos in a blog posting. “While we flag many sites daily, we strive for high quality and have had...

2009-11-23 08:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SonicWALL, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNWL), a leading secure network infrastructure company, today identified the top threats holiday well-wishers and online shoppers face this shopping season. With the holidays just around the corner, phishers, hackers and scammers are preparing for the deluge of online shoppers and well-wishers by cultivating data harvesting methods, perfecting greeting card malware and honing merchant phishing techniques. Online...

2008-12-15 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrepidus Group, a leading provider of information security services, today announced that it has experienced record sales and customer adoption for its PhishMe(TM) product, a software solution that enables user awareness training to proactively thwart spear phishing and whaling attacks. Further demonstrating Intrepidus Group's tremendous success, the company also announced the addition of ex-eBay security guru, Robert Hansen (aka RSnake), to the...

2008-07-30 15:00:35

SentryBay, a provider of internet data security software, has launched PhishLock, a real-time solution that protects users of a company's web site from phishing attacks. According to the company, PhishLock offers protection in real-time and can operate in the cloud, putting a stop to online identify theft, lowering fraud costs and preventing disruption to web services, while protecting brands and corporate reputations. The software operates on the end user client, or in the cloud. The...

2008-07-29 12:00:44

SentryBay, a leader in real-time internet data security software, has launched PhishLock(TM) a real-time solution which protects users of a company's web site from phishing attacks. PhishLock offers protection in real-time and can operate in the cloud, putting a stop to online identify theft, lowering fraud costs and preventing disruption to web services, while protecting brands and corporate reputations. The software operates on the end user client, or in the cloud. Unlike...


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