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2014-02-11 23:04:00

ThreatMetrix Shares Strategies to Prevent Online Risks Associated with Valentine’s Day San Jose, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of context-based authentication and advanced Web fraud prevention solutions, today announced several strategies for consumers to stay protected against online dating fraud and e-commerce risks leading up to Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day is one of the top spending holidays each year. According to the National...

2014-02-11 20:21:53

ATLANTA, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of Safer Internet Day, a survey released today by Cox Communications and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children says despite online bullying (also known as cyberbullying) being a serious concern for teens and their parents, many teens are not telling their parents about their experiences. Key trends among the teens surveyed include: -- Three in 10 teens claim to have been bullied online (31 percent) -- One in 10...

Creating A Better Internet Theme For This Year's Safer Internet Day
2014-02-11 09:41:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday, organizations and educators in more than 100 countries will hold activities to recognize Safer Internet Day (SID) – a campaign designed to bring awareness to various online safety concerns, such as cyber-bullying and identity theft. The theme for this year’s Safer Internet Day is “Let's create a better internet together.” “The Internet touches our lives every day; we email to stay connected, share photos and...

2014-02-11 08:40:25

Cyber threats and attacks have become more complex DALLAS, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Trend Micro Incorporated's (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704) 2013 annual threat roundup report, "Cashing in on Digital Information," security breaches, cyber criminals, and organized attacks made it nearly impossible to keep personal and financial data private. Large-scale attacks on privacy and security are detailed in the report that covers online bank hacking, mobile threats, infrastructure attacks,...

2014-02-10 23:02:31

New Breed of Ransomware is Leaving Skilled IT Admins at the Mercy of End Users Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 CryptoLocker is alive and flourishing according to Security Awareness Training company KnowBe4. Complaints of CryptoLocker infections and resulting loss of data is on the rise. The malicious code, also referred to as “ransomware” due to the demand for fees to release captured files, is increasingly causing problems for IT security staff due to variants of the software...

2014-02-05 16:21:28

DUBLIN, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7xhg6c/offensive_and) has announced the addition of the "Offensive and Defensive Cyber Weapons for Government and Private Sectors Global Market and Technologies Forecast 2014-2024" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7xhg6c/offensive_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global cyber...

2014-01-30 23:21:24

Cybercrime a Top Concern as Consumers Access Content and Stream Video Across Multiple Devices San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of context-based authentication and advanced Web fraud solutions, today announces several cybersecurity concerns associated with the upcoming major sporting events, football’s “big game” and the Sochi 2014 Winter Games. Both events pose significant risks for compromised Wi-Fi networks, ticketing scams and...

2014-01-30 12:30:36

Low-cost imports made by global firms using illegal software have drained $240 billion in revenue WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) unveiled a study by Bill Kerr, associate professor at Harvard Business School, and Chad Moutray, chief economist for the NAM, finding that unfair competition fueled by stolen software is a significant drain on manufacturing in the U.S. Estimated losses between 2002 and 2012 totaled nearly...

2014-01-29 23:25:21

A Central Repository to Help Identify Online Rogue Entities Skokie, Illinois, London, Singapore (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Accuity, the global standard for payment efficiency and compliance solutions today announced the launch of their cybercrime watch list, powered by Veri-Site™. This solution is a proprietary, open source database that provides risk-relevant intelligence regarding rogue websites, IP theft, cybercrime, web-enabled transnational organized crime and sanctioned entities...

2014-01-27 08:34:29

Strategic relationship connects cybersecurity thought leaders Tom Ridge, the first U.S. secretaryof Homeland Security and Howard Schmidt, former Cybersecurity Advisor to Presidents Obama and Bush, together with PwC's world class cybersecurity professionals to help organizations defend against evolving cyber threats NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US and Ridge-Schmidt Cyber LLC, a consultancy formed by Tom Ridge and Howard Schmidt, today announced a new alliance to help...