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Worldwide Web Cam Hacking Raid Results In Nearly 100 Arrests
2014-05-20 11:25:25

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday, international law enforcement agencies announced that nearly 100 people were arrested in a worldwide crackdown aimed at the creators, sellers and users of malicious commercial software called Blackshades Remote Access Tool (RAT). This malware can be used to remotely seize control of a victim's computer, access and view documents, record keystrokes and most ominously of all it can be used to activate an infected computer's...

2014-05-20 08:21:47

Cyber Counterintelligence Firm Captures FireEye's Consulting Partner of the Year Award ST. LOUIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, St. Louis-based SpearTip announced it has been named the FireEye Consulting Partner of the Year. The award recognizes SpearTip for helping protect clients from targeted attacks and bringing customers the leading technology and service to keep their networks secure against advanced threats. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140514/87697...

cybercrime china
2014-05-19 12:00:28

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that cyber-spying charges had been filed against five officers of the Chinese military. The DOJ accused them of stealing trade secrets from six US companies. This is the first such case where an indictment for economic espionage has been brought against foreign government officials. The officers were identified as Wang Dong, Sun Kailiang, Wen Xinyu, Huang Zhenyu, and Gu...

2014-05-17 23:00:45

Cybercrime Law & the Consequences of Bullying, an Article Published Today By NoBullying http://nobullying.com/cybercrime-law-the-consequences-of-bullying/ London, UK (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 It seems almost impossible that an average teenager could function without online access. There’s no denying that being connected online is now an inevitable part of life and that it’s impossible for a parent to control 100% of any child’s computer activity. NoBullying releases today the guide...

2014-05-15 23:08:14

Session will offer practical advice on how to conduct successful cybersecurity mergers in growing market Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, today announced that James B. Johnson, CEO of Tripwire, will participate in a panel discussion at the 2014 DC Metro Cyber Security Summit. The conference will take place June 5, 2014, at the Sheraton Premiere in Tysons Corner, Virginia. Rapidly...

2014-05-15 23:07:41

Steve Garritano hired as VP of Engineering at fast-growing cybersecurity firm. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 PhishLabs, the leading provider of cybercrime protection and intelligence services that fight back against online threats, announces the hire of Steve Garritano as VP of Engineering. In this role, Mr. Garritano is responsible for the research and development of PhishLabs’ cybercrime protection and intelligence technology. Prior to joining PhishLabs, Mr. Garritano served as...

2014-05-13 08:42:36

Cybercriminals targeting unlikely sources to carry out high-profile exploits DALLAS, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cybercriminals continuously discover more ways to successfully target new outlets for financial theft as revealed in Trend Micro Incorporated's (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704) first quarter security roundup for 2014, "Cybercrime Hits the Unexpected." Greed is motivating cybercriminals to take a non-traditional approach in the selection of unlikely targets, such as advanced threats to...

2014-05-08 08:39:51

Cyber Security Experts Join the Firm's Global Risk and Investigations Practice WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the appointment of Thomas Brown and Christopher Tarbell in the Company's Global Risk and Investigations Practice ("GRIP"). Mr. Brown and Mr. Tarbell will bring sophisticated and comprehensive assistance...

2014-05-08 04:23:06

LONDON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first quarter of 2014 spammers started imitating messages [http://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792334/Spam_in_Q1_2014 ] from mobile applications. They especially like the popular mobile messengers - WhatsApp, Viber and Google Hangouts. Notifications supposedly sent from these applications were used to spread both malware and harmless adverts. The rising popularity of mobile devices means that phishing attacks targeting Apple IDs...

2014-05-07 23:05:19

Fourth Annual Summit Will Bring Together Industry Experts and Peers to Discuss Strategies for Protecting Businesses and Consumers from Evolving Cybercrime Threats San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 ThreatMetrix®, the fastest-growing provider of context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions, announced today the ThreatMetrix® Cybercrime Prevention Summit 2014, themed “Building Trust on the Internet.” The fourth annual summit will take place November 5-7 at the...


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