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2013-11-16 23:02:23

When a zero-day exploit is successfully leveraged by hackers, the consequences can have far reaching effects, especially when they targeted flaw is in a popular program like Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser, like the ones just recently patched. Unlike traditional antimalware solutions, the new Data Breach Response Toolkit (DBRT) by Global Digital Forensics gives IT security personnel the ability to identify and remediate threats like these without relying on an already known and...

Microsoft Unveils Digital Crimes Unit
2013-11-16 05:08:48

[ Watch the Video: Microsoft Opens Center To Battle Cybercrime ] Bryan P. Carpender for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Picture it: Concrete walls. Rubberized floors. Dramatic lighting. Huge flat-panel televisions mounted on the walls, displaying dizzying images, algorithms, and data. Laboratories are filled with an array of high-tech gadgets. Tools and software are strewn about, along with notebooks, case files and binders belonging to an army of personnel manning sleek...

2013-11-15 23:20:36

NetworkWorld, Computerworld and CSO Magazine articles cite Malcovery as part of a ‘slate of security start-ups worth watching in the near future’ Pittsburgh, PA. and Birmingham, AL. (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Malcovery®, the leader in delivering actionable intelligence that can be applied to neutralize the threats and actions by cyber criminals in the areas of phishing, spam and malware, today announced that it has been named to the list of “12 hot security start-ups to watch”...

2013-11-14 23:22:56

ThreatMetrix Cites Escalating Mobile Malware Threats to be Aware of During the Holiday Season San Jose, CA (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime solutions, today announces several of the top threats compromising mobile devices this holiday season, including app replacement, API reverse engineering and SMS malware. Mobile malware is projected to more than quadruple in the next year – and a key factor in this rise is the...

2013-11-12 23:22:49

New White Paper Shows How To Prevent DDOS Attacks By Blocking Phish And Malware Hosts Pittsburgh, PA and Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Malcovery®, the leader in delivering actionable intelligence that can be applied to neutralize the threats and actions by cyber criminals in the areas of phishing, spam and malware, today announced the release of a new white paper that details how its technologies and services can prevent (or limit or reduce) DDOS attacks by blocking the...

Banking, Mobile Malware Rose to Record Levels in Q3 2013
2013-11-12 14:09:19

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online During the past quarter the Internet reached the highest infection rate since 2002 in terms of the volume of malware infections, according to the TrendLabs 3Q security report titled "The Invisible Web Unmasked" from internet security firm Trend Micro. Report highlights were offered on the TrendLabs Security Intelligence Blog. Cyber-criminals made large withdrawals during the third quarter, though authorities closed a number of accounts....

2013-11-09 23:02:03

Global Digital Forensics founder, Joe Caruso, weighs in on a spreading variant of ransomware that has IT security circles buzzing. CryptoLocker “kidnaps” a victim’s data by encrypting it and demands a hefty ransom for its safe return (maybe). New York, NY (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 Encryption is a word that is supposed to bring peace of mind to computer users. It’s supposed to mean sensitive data will be protected from the prying eyes and/or control of unwelcome visitors....

2013-11-07 23:29:34

Gary Warner discusses malware and cybercrime in latest episode. Birmingham, AL and Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Malcovery,® a leader in delivering actionable intelligence that can be applied to neutralize the threats and actions by cyber criminals in the areas of phishing, spam and malware, today announced that Gary Warner, Malcovery CTO, will be a featured on an episode of CNBC’s “American Greed: The Fugitives” airing on Thursday November 7, 2013 at 10PM ET/PT....

2013-11-07 23:22:10

Preparis will host an online session for business continuity, information technology, and security professionals on how to prepare and train your organization to prevent cyber attacks. Atlanta (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Preparis, a leading provider of business continuity and life safety technology and services, will offer a complimentary webinar IT & BC: Filling the Gaps to Protect Your Business on Tuesday, Nov. 12. Webinar registrants can learn about aligning information security...


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