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2014-05-09 08:29:04

BEIJING, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Windows XP has been "retired" for a month since Microsoft ended support of the operating system on April 8(th) 2014. The World Authoritative Testing Institute (AV-TEST) recently examined ten anti-virus software solutions to measure their protection capabilities against efforts to exploit Windows XP security vulnerabilities. During the test, Qihoo 360 Internet Security 9 blocked 100% of attacks (54 out of 54)....

2014-05-08 08:40:26

Double-Digit Bookings Increase, New Product Introductions, OEM Partnerships and Industry Accolades Highlight Continued Momentum BROOMFIELD, Colo., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, the market leader in cloud-based, real-time internet threat detection, today announced highlights from its third quarter operations which ended March 31, 2014. Among the achievements for the quarter were significant growth across all business segments, driven by strong customer demand for Webroot's...

2014-05-08 04:23:06

LONDON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first quarter of 2014 spammers started imitating messages [http://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792334/Spam_in_Q1_2014 ] from mobile applications. They especially like the popular mobile messengers - WhatsApp, Viber and Google Hangouts. Notifications supposedly sent from these applications were used to spread both malware and harmless adverts. The rising popularity of mobile devices means that phishing attacks targeting Apple IDs...

2014-05-07 12:34:30

Comprehensive endpoint security solution ranks superior in protection, performance and usability DALLAS, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in security software and solutions, today announced Trend Micro(TM) OfficeScan(TM) received the highest overall score in AV-TEST's endurance evaluation of corporate endpoint solutions. This six-month assessment reviewed a field of eight security solutions for small- and medium-sized...

Symantec's Brian Dye Claims Antivirus Is A 'Dead' Technology
2014-05-07 07:35:30

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The antivirus concept that was developed by Symantec more than 25 years ago as a way to protect systems from hackers is now a “dead” technology, according to the Brian Dye, Symantec’s senior vice president for information security. Dye told the Wall Street Journal in an interview that the business of protecting computers from hackers is doomed to failure and that the focus should now be on finding ways to minimize the damage...

2014-05-06 23:07:19

The Crypto Malware Evolution Moves on Full Speed Ahead with New Variant - Adding a Third Cyber Gang Effort to Rake in High Stakes Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Security Awareness Training expert KnowBe4 issued a warning of a third criminal ransomware gang ramping up their attacks. The malware is called CryptorBit, (also known as HowDecrypt), and follows a very similar attack process as CryptoLocker and CryptoDefense, but the malware corrupts the first 512 or 1024 bytes of -any- data...

2014-05-05 12:32:19

Demo of Ultra-Flexible New SOLVE to Take Place at Symantec Vision 2014 Event LAS VEGAS, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Nine, developer of SOLVE (Simple On-Line Visualization Engine), today announced the release of an enhanced version of the company's popular enterprise security solution, just in time to conduct demonstrations at the upcoming Symantec Vision 2014 conference that starts today, Monday, May 5 in Las Vegas. Conventus, a leading national security consultancy and...

2014-05-01 12:36:53

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lxdfpv/cyber_security) has announced the addition of the "Cyber Security Market (IAM, Encryption, DLP, Risk and Compliance Management, IDS/IPS, UTM, Firewall, Antivirus/Antimalware, SVM/SIEM, Disaster Recovery, DDoS Mitigation, Web Filtering, Security Services) - Global Advancements, Forecasts & Analysis 2" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Cyber...

2014-04-28 08:37:49

New Security Management Platform Reduces Time and Management Costs with Global Views, Auto-Provisioning and Direct Access Management LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infosecurity Europe -- Webroot, the market leader in cloud-based, real-time internet threat detection, today announced the release of Webroot SecureAnywhere® Global Site Manager, an advanced cloud-based management console for use with its SecureAnywhere(TM) Business- Endpoint Protection solution. The new...

2014-04-25 23:05:40

SDN Essentials received an investment from enfoPoint Solutions, a leading network systems integrator specializing in routing, switching and infrastructure security. SDN Essentials will provide Software-Defined Networking Education & Training, Professional Consulting Services and Managed Services to enfoPoint Solutions' customers. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 SDN Essentials, a company devoted exclusively to SDN solutions, today announced that it has entered into a...


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