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2013-07-19 23:04:55

Award winning author reviews educational film “Submit the Documentary” the virtual reality of cyberbullying™. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 For more than a decade, cyberbullying has been around and has mutated in its various forms and tactics. Yet even after all this time, so few adults really have a grasp on what it is and how to properly deal with it. “We quickly realized we were unprepared or naive,” says Les Ottolenghi the narrator of “Submit the Documentary”,...

2013-07-18 23:21:25

Many businesses simply don't realize, or refuse to accept, just how stacked against them the deck really is on digital frontier, but a recent New York Times article shines some light into those dark corners of the digital landscape that no one wants to imagine are even there. Exposing new weaknesses, or zero day attacks, is big business in the hacker underworld, "and the ripple effect can have devastating consequences for any business, institution or agency out there," says...

2013-07-17 23:19:33

Scambook, the Internet's leading complaint resolution platform, wants to educate the public about bad email habits that may place them at increased risk for online scams, identity theft and fraud. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Scambook, the Internet's leading complaint resolution platform, wants to educate the public about bad email habits that may place them at increased risk for online scams, identity theft and fraud. The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) estimates...

2013-07-16 23:04:04

The AlwaysOn Editorial Team and Industry Experts Identified the Best Private Technology Startups for the Distinguished Annual List San Jose, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions, today announced it has been named to the AlwaysOn Global Top 250 Private Companies list in the “B2B Applications – Cloud and Infrastructure” category. The AlwaysOn editorial team, along with several venture capital partners and...

2013-07-15 23:19:33

With McAfee releasing its report on Operation Troy and the Dark Seoul cyber attacks last week, the spotlight once again falls on the spear phishing threats businesses face every day. Global Digital Forensics founder and CEO/CTO, Joe Caruso, talks about the mechanics of a spear phishing campaign and some steps that can be taken to combat the threat. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 McAfee released a report last week called Dissecting Operation Troy: Cyberespionage in South Korea, and it...

2013-07-12 23:28:59

Industry veteran Jon Hilfiger joins PhishLabs to drive sales growth. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 PhishLabs, the leading provider of cybercrime protection and intelligence services that fight back against online threats, announces the appointment of cyber security services veteran Jon Hilfiger as Vice President of Sales. In this role, Mr. Hilfiger is responsible for expanding sales growth and leading the global PhishLabs sales team. Mr. Hilfiger began his career at SecureWorks,...

2013-07-08 23:19:57

While the spotlight often falls on cyber attacks targeting the energy and financial sectors, small and medium-sized business are under assault too. The founder and CEO of Global Digital Forensics sheds some light on the realities of the cyber battleground everyone shares, and stresses the importance of regular cyber threat assessments in the constantly evolving world of cyber threats. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Late last month, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) published a...

2013-07-04 23:03:56

idcloak publishes a new 4-part article: What is Cyberbullying & How to Prevent It. The article offers behavioral and technical advice to victims of cyber abuse. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 04, 2013 idcloak Technologies has today published a four-part article in their Knowledge Centre which advises victims of cyberbullying on how to cope with the attacks. Cyber bullying is defined in the article as when one or more adolescents employ web technologies with the intent of harming or...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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