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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...

2010-12-09 08:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Passware, Inc., a provider of password recovery, decryption, and electronic evidence discovery software for corporations, law enforcement organizations, government agencies and private investigators, warns that a sleep feature in Windows significantly reduces security of full disk encryption. Passware enhances Passware Kit, its leading software for computer forensics, for accessing the data stored automatically when a computer is 'put to...

2010-11-30 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Small business owners increasingly believe investments in cybersecurity are not justified by actual online threats and the majority of cybercrime is focused on attacking large companies, found a new study sponsored by Visa Inc. and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/ncsa/46105/ (Photo:...


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