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Chewbacca Malware Steals Multitude Of Data From PoS Systems
2014-01-31 11:52:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Thursday, cybersecurity research company RSA FirstWatch disclosed evidence of online criminals targeting small retailers in eleven countries. The hackers reportedly stole information on 49,000 payment cards with a software program known as "ChewBacca" before the operation was eventually shut down. The targeted companies were located in the United States, Russia, Canada and Australia and the hackers were able to gather information on...

2014-01-30 12:31:12

AMSTERDAM AND SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the provider of Internet mobile security and privacy software and services to 172 million active users, today announced that Todd Simpson has been appointed to the role of Chief Strategy Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Simpson brings extensive technology startup experience along with in-depth mobile and cloud expertise. He joins AVG from Innovation Partners at InterDigital Communications where...

2014-01-30 12:29:50

ThreatTrack Security OEM partners secure more than 10 million endpoints worldwide with the VIPRE Antivirus SDK CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- ThreatTrack Security today announced version 7.0 of its VIPRE Antivirus SDK for Windows, which can be integrated into the solution offerings of Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) to improve threat detection and to more effectively eliminate malware from their customers' networks. ThreatTrack Security's VIPRE technology is...

2014-01-29 23:22:35

Latest OPSWAT market share report includes new coverage categories for perceived threats detected by the installed antivirus software. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 OPSWAT today announced the release of their quarterly market share report which includes analysis of the leaders in the antivirus vendor and antivirus product market worldwide. In addition to antivirus market coverage, the report includes new interactive features and additional coverage categories including...

2014-01-29 16:31:04

Six key network security takeaways for retailers and business, plus four key tips for the Target consumer SEATTLE, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Between November 27 and December 15, 2013, unknown attackers breached Target's network and stole the debit and credit card data of 40 million account holders, including an additional 70 million accounts with personally identifying information (PII). More than a month later, it is now known that the attackers used a derivative variant of BlackPoS,...

2014-01-27 12:32:52

ABINGDON, England, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaspersky Lab improves its position and is second-furthest for "completeness of vision" in the "Leaders" portion of the Gartner Magic Quadrant Kaspersky Lab [http://www.kaspersky.com/about ] has today been named a 'Leader' in the Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms for the third year in a row...

2014-01-27 08:33:31

CLEVELAND, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SecureState, a management consulting firm specializing in information security, has developed a custom scanning tool that retailers can use to detect Black POS malware, and other similar strains. Black POS is the reported culprit behind recent retail data breaches, and is also known as KAPTOXA, a more advanced version of the original malware. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130521/CL17240LOGO) Krebs on Security recently reported...

2014-01-23 08:34:27

ABINGDON, England, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The proportion of spam in email traffic continues to fall - in the last three years the share of unsolicited messages has fallen by 10.7 percentage points. It appears that advertisers increasingly prefer the various types of legitimate online advertising that are now available and which generate higher response rates at lower costs than spam can offer. The criminalisation of spam In some spam categories...

2014-01-22 16:29:17

AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG) today announced it will report its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013 financial results ended December 31, 2013 following the close of market on February 19, 2014. On that day, management will hold a conference call and webcast at 5:00 p.m. ET/2:00 p.m. PT to review and discuss the Company's results. What: AVG Technologies N.V. Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2013...

2014-01-22 08:33:11

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First identified in September 2013, the Cryptolocker virus infiltrates computer systems in a fairly typical way. Unsuspecting users download what they believe is tracking information for a package, only to see their files be locked tight within a virtually unbreakable encryption algorithm. The team of security experts at Raleigh's Petronella Technology Group (http://www.petronellacomputer.com/) has dealt with this latest iteration of...


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