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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...

2014-02-10 08:32:06

New Product Updates, Global Customers and Partnerships, and Industry Accolades are Highlights as Webroot Bolsters its Market Leadership BROOMFIELD, Colo., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a leader in cloud-based security intelligence solutions, today announced highlights from its second quarter operations which ended December 31, 2013. Notable achievements include double-digit growth in each of the company's target markets, the addition of over one million new customers,...

2014-02-06 12:30:49

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection, today announced the availability of ESET® Multi-Device Security Pack. The bundled offerings include multiple ESET products to provide comprehensive proactive protection across multiple devices and operating systems. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121109/SF09648LOGO) "ESET recognizes that the IT needs of individuals are not the same, and with that in mind set out to...

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,...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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