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2011-05-04 11:03:33

With the advancement of technology, the Internet has become a major tool for European organized crime, top officials at Europol say. These criminals use the Internet for drugs and human trafficking as well as money laundering and cybercrime. "Organized crime is a multi"“billion euro business in Europe and it is growing in scale. The further expansion of Internet and mobile technologies, the proliferation of illicit trafficking routes and methods as well as opportunities offered by the...

2011-05-03 06:00:00

NEW YORK, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon will highlight findings from the 2011 Data Breach Investigations Report in a webinar on May 5. The webinar, entitled "Learn from the Mistakes of Others: Be Better Prepared to Combat Security Risks to Your Organization," will share insights and offer recommendations on how organizations can better protect themselves from data breaches. WHEN: Thursday, May 5, 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Eastern time WHERE: 2011 Data Breach Investigations...

2011-04-18 23:01:00

NEW YORK, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Data loss through cyber attacks decreased sharply in 2010, but the total number of breaches was higher than ever, according to the "Verizon 2011 Data Breach Investigations Report." These findings continue to demonstrate that businesses and consumers must remain vigilant in implementing and maintaining security practices. The number of compromised records involved in data breaches investigated by Verizon and the U.S. Secret Service dropped from 144...

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2011-02-19 05:55:00

The head of the US National Security Agency (NSA) on Thursday advised computer security specialists to tighten the nation's critical infrastructure against cyber crime that will most likely become more advanced and destructive. Cyber Command director General Keith Alexander said at the RSA Conference in San Francisco that the NSA's "active defenses" designed to defend military networks should be extended to include civilian government agencies and key private-sector networks. "I believe we...

2011-02-16 09:30:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To protect and inform the billions of people online, Norton today introduced the Norton Cybercrime Index, which tracks and warns computer users about daily cybercrime risks around the world, providing information that is timely and actionable. With recent threats like the Here You Have (H-Y-H) virus, which tried to shut down electronic communications worldwide, and the high-profile attacks by Zeus botnets, computer users need a tool that...

2011-02-15 08:02:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- President and CEO of LIGATT Security International, (Pink Sheets: LGTT) Gregory D. Evans continues to be a leading expert in the cyber security industry. According to Nelson Media Research, who analyzes the television audiences, more than 20 million people in the United States have heard Evans speak about cyber crime, as of February 2011. These figures are a low estimate, as they do not include the audiences that have heard Evans speak while on his...

2011-02-15 04:30:00

MAHWAH, N.J.; Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the latest measures that enterprises, core government operations and the public safety sector have taken to defend against potential network attacks, Radware (Nasdaq: RDWR), a leading provider of integrated application delivery and network security solutions for business-smart networking, cautions that these entities have become prime targets for cyber criminals. Radware's Security Emergency Response Team (ERT) has identified the...

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2011-01-21 06:15:00

A computer security company released a report Thursday of results from an undercover investigation showing that cyber criminals are hard at work making money off other people's credit cards and renting computer networks for sending out mass amounts of spam as part of a far-reaching online black market. PandaLabs, the anti-malware division of Panda Security, published the various prices for cyber crime-related products such as stolen credit cards for 2 dollars each and stolen bank accounts...

2011-01-20 07:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, today released guidelines for consumers as well as small and medium sized business (SMBs) to protect their PCs and confidential information from increasingly sophisticated cyber-criminal attacks. These best practices coincide with the release of the PandaLabs Black Market Report and the alarming discoveries it reveals about the growing threats that exist in the marketplace. According to the report,...

2011-01-03 00:00:38

Information Security Expert Predicts New Attack Vectors, More Innovative Exploits Bedford, MA (PRWEB) January 1, 2011 NetClarity, Inc., the leading provider of Network Access Control technology in the marketplace in partnership with Hakin9 Magazine, today announced the Top Ten Cybercrime and Cyberwar Predictions for 2011: 1.    Retail and E-tail Outlet Attacks will Outpace Attacks Targeting Banks and Financial Institutions while Hospitals become the Most Exploitable of...


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