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2014-10-08 08:34:23

A coordinated message to help all digital citizens stay safe online, STOP.THINK.CONNECT. impacts millions through efforts of public and private industries. WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since it was launched in October 2010, STOP.THINK.CONNECT., the preeminent global cybersecurity education and awareness campaign, has continued to make an international impact and expand its roster of partners with its simple but increasingly vital message to stay safe and secure online....

Phishing Scams Continue Upward Trend In First Quarter 2014
2014-06-30 13:29:23

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cyber criminals have continued to cast a line and looked to lure in unsuspecting computer users as phishing scams saw a sharp increase in the first quarter of 2014. According to the Anti-Phishing Work Group (APWG) there was a 10.7 percent rise in phishing-related cyber-crime over the previous quarter. This is especially worrisome warns the APWG as the group had previously reported that 2013 was one of the heaviest years for phishing on...

2014-03-23 20:20:24

New, free API now available to domain registrars, registries and ccTLD operators - identifies malicious domain registrations and provides ICANN-mandated address validation services SINGAPORE, March 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ICANN 49 -- Leading experts and companies in the cybersecurity, Internet and Domain Name infrastructure industry today announced the formation of the Secure Domain Foundation (SDF), a new, non-profit, community-driven organization devoted to the identification and...

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...

2011-12-28 14:00:00

American National Bank Warns Consumers About E-mail Phishing Scams Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) December 28, 2011 American National Bank is warning consumers not to fall victim to phishing scams. Phishing is a new twist on an old telemarketing scam, but uses e-mail. These criminals send e-mails to millions of people hoping that even a few will give away valuable information. “Consumer education is a powerful weapon in the fight against phishing,” says Richard Kalin, American...

2010-10-04 11:16:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- An unprecedented coalition of government, industry and non-profit organizations today unveiled the first-ever unified public awareness message to help all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online. The message - Stop. Think. Connect.(TM)- was revealed at the kickoff of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, held every October, and will appear throughout the world. Starting today, the new message will reach millions across the globe through a...

2010-08-10 08:00:00

WASHINGTON and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An overwhelming majority of Americans believe that their personal online actions can help make the greater online world safer for everyone, including their friends, family, country, and the larger global community of Internet users, a national survey of U.S. adults released today by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) finds. The survey was conducted as part of a...

2010-06-17 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. has joined forces with the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA), with the support of Accuity, the American Bankers Association, Anti-Phishing Working Group, Citizens Bank, eBay Inc., Federal Trade Commission, National Consumers League and PayPal, to release a new program that will help mitigate potential losses due to online fraud and account compromise. Launched today, Internet Fraud Alert will offer a trusted...

2009-11-18 06:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As advanced malware and man-in-the-browser attacks continue to cause havoc to online-banking channels in 2009, innovative solutions are available to help curb online fraud losses and enhance consumer trust. During Thursday's BBS Bank Forum in Paris, Entrust President and CEO Bill Conner will outline why today's elite banks and financial institutions must implement a strategic shift in policy to avoid being victimized in the new threat landscape of 2009 and...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin