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2013-02-14 08:36:50

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Most cybercrime is carried out by a loose confederation of independent contractors who work together when necessary through online forums and "partnerkas" that allow them to pool their resources, but these online criminal networks can be foiled, according to a new report released today by the Digital Citizens Alliance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/DC60386LOGO ) The Digital Citizens report sheds light on how global organized...

2013-02-12 23:03:13

Digital assets take many forms; and while corporate secrets, intellectual property and electronic currency are tantalizing targets for hackers, it´s often information about people they are after, as the slew of recent high-profile hacks demonstrate. The founder of Global Digital Forensics sheds a little light on why this information is so valuable to hackers and some of the fundamentals crucial to every business or organization in today´s digital age to protect it. New York, NY...

2013-02-12 13:50:19

Victims of cyberstalking take more self-protective measures, pay higher out-of-pocket costs to combat the problem and experience greater fear over time than traditional stalking victims, said Matt Nobles of Sam Houston State University. Nobles, along with Bradford Reyns of Weber State University, Kathleen Fox of Arizona State University and Bonnie Fisher of the University of Cincinnati, recently published "Protection Against Pursuit: A Conceptual and Empirical Comparison of Cyberstalking...

Cyber-Espionage Against The US Is On The Rise
2013-02-12 05:44:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online China is conducting a sustained cyber-espionage campaign against US businesses and institutions in an effort to find information that would give Chinese firms an economic advantage, according to a new US intelligence assessment. The classified National Intelligence Estimate (NIE), which represents the consensus view of the US intelligence community, is one of the most secretive national security documents in the federal...

2013-02-11 23:04:15

Andreas Baumhof, CTO of ThreatMetrix, to Provide Insight and Advice on Growing Financial Threat Landscape San Jose, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2013 ThreatMetrix, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions, today announced that Andreas Baumhof, chief technology officer, ThreatMetrix, has been named to the BankInfoSecurity Board of Advisers to contribute his expert opinion on the growing cybersecurity threats to the financial industry. Published by Information...

2013-02-07 20:21:27

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The European Commission today set out its first comprehensive strategy to prevent and respond to cyber disruptions and attacks. The new cybersecurity strategy along with a proposal on Network and Information Security aims to prevent and fight cybercrime, strengthen the security and resilience of networks and information security systems, and helps establish a more coherent European cybersecurity policy. (Photo:...

Cyber Security Proposal Looks To Force Companies To Report Hack Attacks
2013-02-07 12:03:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New cyber security proposals in the European Union (EU) could force companies to report when their systems are attacked. This proposal is part of the nation's commitment to battle cyber-crime as well as protect its citizens from cyber-attacks. Such a proposal would affect more than 40,000 companies in the EU. Banks, cloud providers, hospitals and even search engine providers are now being labeled as “Critical...

2013-02-07 08:33:23

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ThreatMetrix(TM), the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions, today announced several ways for consumers to stay protected from online dating fraud and malware as Valentine's Day approaches. According to Fast Company, online dating grew to a staggering $4 billion industry in 2012, making the industry a prime target for cybercriminals. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130207/CG56036-INFO)...

2013-02-06 23:04:40

Loyola University New Orleans today announced the addition of the online specialization in Cyber Forensics Investigation and Administration. The new Program is part of the Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration Degree. New Orleans, La. (PRWEB) February 06, 2013 Loyola University New Orleans today announced the addition of the online Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration with specialization in Cyber Forensics Investigation and Administration degree program. Due...

2013-02-06 12:29:26

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, the anti-malware laboratory of Panda Security, has released its 2012 Annual Security Report, which details an extremely interesting year of data theft, social networking attacks and cyber-warfare. According to the report, 31.98 percent of all computers scanned around the world had malware. With the addition of 2012's numbers, the grand total of all malware samples in PandaLabs' database has reached approximately 125 million and PandaLabs...