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2014-09-04 08:27:17

Profit leads motives for malware engineers DALLAS and BEIJING, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With mobile malware doubling year after year, NQ Mobile, Inc. (NYSE: NQ), a leading global provider of mobile Internet services, today released new data and background information outlining the current threat landscape and projecting trends for the immediate future. Revealing details on infection rates and strains found around the world, the information demonstrates how such threats put sensitive data...

2014-09-03 08:38:34

Linux systems infiltrated and controlled in a DDoS botnet CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today released, through the company's Prolexic Security Engineering & Research Team (PLXsert), a new cybersecurity threat advisory. The advisory alerts enterprises to a high-risk threat of IptabLes and IptabLex infections on...

2014-08-15 12:27:45

New Research from Antibot and Big Data Working Groups along with New Surveys to be Featured at this Year's Event SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today revealed new research, surveys and volunteer opportunities to be announced during the course of its upcoming CSA Congress and International Association of Privacy Professionals Privacy Academy, scheduled to take place September 17-19, 2014, at the San Jose Convention Center...

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2014-08-07 06:48:35

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Russian hackers have stolen more than one billion usernames and passwords belonging to over 500 million unique email addresses in what one cybersecurity firm is calling “arguably the largest data breach known to date.” Hold Security, a US-based firm that specializes in detecting this type of activity, revealed on Tuesday that an unnamed Russian gang of hackers had amassed more than 4.5 billion records. Most of those records...

2014-07-22 08:36:41

Malicious actors switch tactics to build, deploy and conceal powerful botnets CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today announced availability of the Prolexic Q2 2014 Global DDoS Attack Report. Prolexic Technologies, now part of Akamai, is a recognized leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services,...

2014-06-26 23:00:41

Major DDoS Protection company ClearDDoS today launches its new Protection Datacenter in San Jose. DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks on computers are becoming more widespread and today are running at the rate of 28 every hour. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Major DDoS Protection company ClearDDoS today launches its new Protection Datacenter in San Jose. DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks on computers are becoming more widespread and today are running at the rate of 28 every...

2014-06-04 08:39:05

Elite antivirus provider can collaborate on botnet mapping, reverse engineering of malware, botnet takedowns and more BUCHAREST, Romania, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bitdefender, the innovative antivirus software provider, is offering its years of private research and experience at the cutting edge of the fight against cyber crime to help CERTs and other organizations that may be overwhelmed by the rapid growth of cyber crime in an era of fuzzy borders and dizzying technological...

2014-05-28 08:38:04

BlueCat Threat Protection adds an additional layer of security for all devices across all applications to defend against malware, botnets and other attacks TORONTO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Recent well-publicized attacks have demonstrated that both traditional mobile devices and non-traditional devices such as Point of Sale (POS) systems are increasingly being targeted by malware, botnets and other attacks. To combat these growing threats that are pervasive to all devices,...

2014-05-21 12:26:38

LONDON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Global Military IT, Data and Computing Market 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/north_america/usa/global_military_it_data_computing_market_2012_2022_major_programs_market_profile.htmlProduct SynopsisThis report is the result of SDI's extensive market and company research covering the global Military IT, Data and Computing industry. It provides detailed analysis of both historic...

2014-04-25 12:25:23

Leading Ad Management Platform Conservatively Estimates Bots Cost the Market Over $300M Annually NEW YORK, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading ad management platform Vindico, announces that it has identified six malicious and highly aggressive botnets and crawlers, used to commit impression fraud, through its highly sophisticated bot detection technology. In Q1, these six fraudulent software applications are responsible for nearly one billion fraudulent video ad 'bot' impressions,...


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