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Malicious Software Networks Shut Down By US-Led Investigation
2014-06-02 15:13:58

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it had lead a multinational action against the "Gameover Zeus" botnet and "cryptolocker" ransomware. These malware programs made up a global network of infected computers that were used by cyber criminals to steal millions of dollars from businesses and consumers. The DOJ unsealed criminal charges in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Omaha, Nebraska against an...

2014-05-22 23:05:59

With Major Summer Events and Vacations Around the Corner, ThreatMetrix Urges Consumers to Prioritize Online Fraud Precautions San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 ThreatMetrix®, the fastest-growing provider of context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions, today announces several travel and ticketing scams for consumers and businesses to be aware of this summer. According to a recent study by Orbitz.com, nearly 90 percent of Americans plan to travel this summer. Summer...

2014-04-28 12:36:11

Announced During National Cyber Crime Conference, New Resources on Mobile Evidence Extraction and Analysis Provide Toolkit for U.S. Prosecutors and Law Enforcement PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellebrite, the leading developer and provider of mobile data forensic solutions, announced today new resources designed to address the challenges prosecutors face as they prepare witness testimonies involving mobile forensic evidence. Released during the National Cyber Crime...

2014-04-22 08:39:24

With identity fraud hitting a new victim every two seconds, SecureBuy explores this disturbing trend from a business, technology and crime prevention perspective. RIDGELAND, Miss., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SecureBuy, an industry leader in fraud prevention technology announced today that it has joined forces with FICO(TM) and CloudStrike Services to host a webinar in partnership with the Electronic Transaction Association (ETA). The webinar will explain how cyber criminals use...

2014-04-03 08:37:33

Key findings shed light on cybercriminal services, emerging threat ecosystem and key stages for attack interception SAN DIEGO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Websense, Inc., the global leader in protecting organizations from advanced cyber attacks and data theft, today released the Websense® Security Labs(TM) 2014 Threat Report, documenting the latest shift in complex attack trends, evolution in the threat ecosystem and shifting motivation of cyber-attacks. "Cybercriminals continue to evolve...

2014-01-14 08:35:46

In the wake of the massive data breach sustained by Target, the company is now the focus of several class action lawsuits. Solace Insurance says that cyber insurance mitigates financial losses caused by cybercrime incidents including class-action lawsuits, but a majority of small-medium sized enterprises (SMEs) continue to forego insurance. CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Target's nationwide data breach, during which at least 70 million customers had of credit and...

Hacker Infiltrates, Attempts To Sell Access To BBC FTP Server
2013-12-30 06:24:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online A hacker reportedly managed to gain access to a computer server at the BBC sometime on or before Christmas Day, and then tried to sell access to the public broadcasting station’s network over the holidays. The cyber attack was initially discovered by Milwaukee-based Hold Security and first reported by Reuters on Sunday. It is not known whether the individual responsible for the attack, a “notorious” Russian hacker...

2013-12-02 23:01:00

Shopping online can lead to cyber fraud, so Amica Insurance is sharing some tips to help keep personal information safe. LINCOLN, RI (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Online shopping continues to grow in popularity, especially as consumers look to avoid long lines and chaos during the holidays. Shopping online can lead to cyber fraud, so Amica Insurance is sharing some tips to help keep personal information safe. Scammers use several techniques to commit cyber fraud, according to a release from...


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