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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:...

2010-11-29 11:00:00

CULVER, Calif., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT/WHY: Cybercrime happens year-round, but people's chances of becoming a victim of online scams increase during the holidays as more people purchase gifts online. In fact, one in five people who shop online fall victim to cybercrime(1). To help ensure this holiday season is merry for all online shoppers, Norton is offering its Facebook fans 50 percent off Norton 360, its premium all-in-one security suite. Consumers can go to Norton's...

2010-11-22 12:45:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's anti-malware laboratory, is advising holiday shoppers to be extra wary when shopping online this holiday season. As in past years, cyber criminals have launched a war on the season through a multitude of holiday-themed scareware, spam and Blackhat SEO attacks. "Cyber criminals know this Friday and Monday are two of the biggest shopping days of the year, and Americans are going to be sharing tons of sensitive data...

2010-11-22 07:00:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- (Norton) WHAT/WHY: While shoppers are looking for the hottest deals from online retailers to kick off their holiday shopping, cybercriminals are also looking to "score big" - by stealing shoppers' personal and financial information. This year, cyber thieves got off to an early start and Norton expects them to continue their nefarious holiday scams. Norton has observed spam messages promoting replica watches, health products, free gift...


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