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2014-02-24 04:22:51

Coinciding with the Mobile World Congress, ESET is launching a #mobileweek initiative enabling users to enjoy premium features of ESET Mobile Security at just the half of its original price BRATISLAVA, Slovakia, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESET(®), the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record of 10 consecutive years of winning the prestigious VB100 awards with its ESET NOD32(®) technology, will showcase its portfolio of products for mobile devices at the...

2014-02-20 08:36:02

AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company for 177 million active users, today announced the appointment of Harvey Anderson as Chief Legal Officer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140220/SF68510) Anderson joins AVG from Mozilla where he was SVP Business and Legal Affairs responsible for the Legal, Business Development, Public Policy, Marketplace and content product teams. Anderson's key...

2014-02-19 12:32:37

Easy set-up, Expanded Integration Options (SDK) and Management Deliver Next Generation Two Factor Authentication (2FA) for SMBs and Enterprises SAN DIEGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection, today launched the newest version of ESET Secure Authentication. The updated, two-factor authentication (2FA) application continues to provide the potent combination of ultra-secure access to online applications, while introducing even greater...

2014-02-18 08:42:23

VIENNA, February 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The award-winning [1] and longtime leader of Gartner report league tables [2]; 'Symantec Endpoint Protection', developed by the US-based Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), was shipped without removing several critical security vulnerabilities [3]. The vulnerabilities were discovered in a routine '99er' security crash test by experts of the SEC Consult Vulnerability Lab (http://www.sec-consult.com). In a 99er security crash test, SEC...

2014-02-18 08:38:12

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a leader in cloud-based security intelligence solutions, today announced it has been named as a 'Visionary' in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms. The annual vendor comparison recognized Webroot SecureAnywhere® Business - Endpoint Protection for its behavior-based threat detection and rollback functionality. Webroot also received the highest Net Promoter scores of any vendor in the Magic Quadrant. This...

2014-02-12 08:33:44

'Formidable power and talent' propel Bitdefender to victory in independent consumer trials BUCHAREST, Romania, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bitdefender, the innovative provider of antivirus software solutions, was confirmed as the global leader in its field after winning awards for both protection and performance in 2013's independent home user trials by AV-TEST. Bitdefender earned perfect scores for protecting users against malware and zero-day attacks and maintaining the lowest...

Kaspersky Labs Warns Of State-Sponsored Spanish Language Malware
2014-02-11 11:05:56

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday security researchers at Kaspersky Labs announced the discovery of cyber-espionage malware, which may have targeted governments and companies in 31 countries. Dubbed “The Mask,” or “Careto,” it is believed to be one of the first Spanish language attacks to have been discovered – yet it may have been active since 2007. This particular malware is quite insidious in that it can siphon sensitive documents from infected...

2014-02-11 08:35:27

ABINGDON, England, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New threat actor: Spanish-speaking attackers targeting government institutions, energy, oil & gas companies and other high-profile victims via cross-platform malware toolkit Kaspersky Lab's security research team have announced the discovery of 'The Mask' [http://www.securelist.com/en/downloads/vlpdfs/unveilingthemask_v1.0.pdf ] (aka Careto), an advanced...

2014-02-11 08:35:17

ABINGDON, England, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One in five parents fail to monitor their child's online activity More than a quarter (27 per cent) of parents believe their children have been exposed to online risks, such as accessing inappropriate content or cyber bullying in the past 12 months, according to a Kaspersky Lab study[1]. Despite this, research to mark Safer Internet Day taking place on 11th February, has found that one in five parents (22...

2014-02-10 23:02:31

New Breed of Ransomware is Leaving Skilled IT Admins at the Mercy of End Users Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 CryptoLocker is alive and flourishing according to Security Awareness Training company KnowBe4. Complaints of CryptoLocker infections and resulting loss of data is on the rise. The malicious code, also referred to as “ransomware” due to the demand for fees to release captured files, is increasingly causing problems for IT security staff due to variants of the software...


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  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
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