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2014-05-24 23:01:49

Once again, a corporate behemoth found itself making headlines for all the wrong reasons this week when it came to light that eBay had been successfully hacked about a month ago and up to 145 million users had their personal information exposed in one of the largest data breaches in history. Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics, sheds some light on how these mega breaches keep happening and discusses the costly fallout that can accompany data breaches of any...

2014-05-23 12:26:29

LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelCrawler LLC (www.intelcrawler.com) has released a new tool that helps merchants combat the Point-of-Sale infections that have recently compromised payment card data at large retailers like Target, Nieman Marcus, Michael's and many others. The tool consists of a feed of aggregated data and intelligence of infected hosts, merchants, IP addresses of compromised terminals and additional information for fraud prevention. The feed can be...

2014-05-22 23:14:01

The next-generation threat investigation platform that combines endpoint security and analytics with automated response and remediation capabilities. Reston, VA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Cloud Front Group today announced a strategic partnership with KEYW Holding Corporation and its subsidiary Hexis Cyber Solutions, Inc. (Hexis) to bring the next-generation threat investigation and removal solution, the HawkEye G, to Cloud Front Group’s portfolio of emerging technologies to aid the...

2014-05-22 16:22:16

Accudata CEO to Chair Summit Day Two Featuring Live Hacking Demo & Industrial Operations Security HOUSTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accudata Systems today announced participation in the IQPC 2(nd) Annual Cyber Security for Oil and Gas Summit to be held June 16-18th in Houston, Texas. Conference Day Two will be chaired by Accudata CEO, Patrick Vardeman. Oil and gas industry leaders will converge at this summit to address critical cyber security threat concerns and trends. June 16(th) is a...

2014-05-21 08:22:17

Award Doubles Contract Ceiling to $6.6 Million ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it has received a $3.3 million contract modification from the Department of Defense for its Art of Exploitation® cyber training and support. The contract's ceiling value has been raised to $6.6 million. The period of performance for this contract...

2014-05-20 23:14:06

From April 29th – May 2nd six hundred cybersecurity experts, government agents, intelligence officers, and private sector IT professionals gathered in DC to speak about cyber crimes and digital forensics at the U.S. Cyber Crime Conference. Post conference, Michael Yasumoto, Senior Forensic Analyst at Deadbolt Forensics, gave his advice on how businesses and individuals can further protect themselves from cyber threats. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Last month hundreds of professionals gathered...

2014-05-20 23:08:05

Ransomware Expands Crypto-Extortion, and Fourth Separate Ransomware Strain Discovered Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 CryptoLocker is ratcheting up attack levels, according to new reports issued by KnowBe4, a Tampa Bay, FL- based IT security company. The latest infections are caused by spear-phishing attacks sent to companies that have job postings at Craigs List. The bad guys look for job postings, and email resumes carrying the Cryptolocker malware as a payload. The moment anyone...

Worldwide Web Cam Hacking Raid Results In Nearly 100 Arrests
2014-05-20 11:25:25

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday, international law enforcement agencies announced that nearly 100 people were arrested in a worldwide crackdown aimed at the creators, sellers and users of malicious commercial software called Blackshades Remote Access Tool (RAT). This malware can be used to remotely seize control of a victim's computer, access and view documents, record keystrokes and most ominously of all it can be used to activate an infected computer's...

2014-05-20 08:21:47

Cyber Counterintelligence Firm Captures FireEye's Consulting Partner of the Year Award ST. LOUIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, St. Louis-based SpearTip announced it has been named the FireEye Consulting Partner of the Year. The award recognizes SpearTip for helping protect clients from targeted attacks and bringing customers the leading technology and service to keep their networks secure against advanced threats. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140514/87697...

cybercrime china
2014-05-19 12:00:28

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that cyber-spying charges had been filed against five officers of the Chinese military. The DOJ accused them of stealing trade secrets from six US companies. This is the first such case where an indictment for economic espionage has been brought against foreign government officials. The officers were identified as Wang Dong, Sun Kailiang, Wen Xinyu, Huang Zhenyu, and Gu...


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