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2013-10-26 23:02:53

A global survey released by Fortinet recently should sound alarm bells for any organization at all concerned with the protection of digital assets and data. Joe Caruso, the founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics, discusses the potential real-world impact the growing wave of personal computing devices in the workplace can have on any organization, well substantiated by the eye-popping numbers revealed in the survey, and the importance of performing up-to-date penetration testing...

2013-10-23 23:04:45

Three Bay Area Cities are in the Top 10 List for Online Fraud Origination, According to Data from the ThreatMetrix™ Global Trust Intelligence Network San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime solutions, today announces data ranking the top U.S. cities for the origination of online fraud. The data reveals that Santa Clara, CA, is the nation’s top spot for online fraudsters, followed by San Jose, CA, Chesterfield, MO,...

2013-10-21 23:04:58

ThreatMetrix Outlines Preventative Cybercrime Measures, Continuing its Alignment to National Cyber Security Awareness Month’s Weekly Themes San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime solutions, continues its commitment to National Cyber Security Awareness Month by aligning to the week four theme, “Cybercrime.” Criminals, especially cybercriminals, go where the money is. As more businesses adopt online transactions,...

2013-10-17 23:31:11

AppointmentReminders.com, an online appointment reminder service for businesses, makes use of “Spoofing,” a technique often reserved for the most deceptive hackers, to allow their clients to send appointment reminders to their customers that generate from the clients caller ID or email address. Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 “Spoofing” is used to change the origination address of an email document or phone call. It generally has a negative connotation because it is usually...

2013-10-16 23:19:51

Continuing Its Alignment to National Cyber Security Awareness Month’s Weekly Themes, ThreatMetrix Outlines the Ways Businesses Can Reap the Benefits of BYOD in the Workforce San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime solutions, continues its commitment to National Cyber Security Awareness Month by aligning to the week three theme, “Cyber Workforce and the Next Generation of Cyber Leaders.” The U.S. Bureau of Labor...

2013-10-09 23:24:23

Howard Schmidt will be honored for his significant contributions to the information security industry during the ISE® North America Leadership Summit and Awards on Nov. 6-7 in Vienna, Va. He will also serve as a keynote speaker during day two of the summit. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 T.E.N., a technology and information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, announced today that Howard Schmidt will be honored as the 2013 Luminary Leadership Award...

2013-10-09 23:18:58

Continuing Its Alignment to National Cyber Security Awareness Month’s Weekly Themes, ThreatMetrix Outlines Reasons Why Mobile Transactions Pose High Risk San Jose, Calif. (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime solutions, continues its commitment to National Cyber Security Awareness Month by aligning to the week two theme, “Being Mobile: Online Safety and Security.” New data from the ThreatMetrix™ Global Trust Intelligence...

Blackhole Malware Creator Arrested In Russia
2013-10-09 19:44:23

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online This week it was reported that Russian authorizes have arrested an alleged hacker, one who is believed to have been responsible for distributing the notorious “Blackhole” malware, which is widely used by cyber criminals to infect PCs. The European Union’s law enforcement agency, Europol, has confirmed the arrest of a “high-level suspected cyber criminal,” but did not provide further details. “I know it is true, we got...

Cybercrime Costs Rise, Resolution Time Lengthens
2013-10-09 04:11:34

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study conducted by the Ponemon Institute sponsored by HP Enterprise Security Products finds that the cost of cybercrime has grown 78 percent and the time it takes to resolve attacks has doubled. The 2013 Cost of Cyber Crime Study is the fourth annual study released to date. The study shows that both frequency and time it takes to resolve cyberattacks continues to rise for the fourth consecutive year. Among US organizations, the...


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