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2014-05-15 23:07:41

Steve Garritano hired as VP of Engineering at fast-growing cybersecurity firm. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 PhishLabs, the leading provider of cybercrime protection and intelligence services that fight back against online threats, announces the hire of Steve Garritano as VP of Engineering. In this role, Mr. Garritano is responsible for the research and development of PhishLabs’ cybercrime protection and intelligence technology. Prior to joining PhishLabs, Mr. Garritano served as...

2014-05-13 08:42:36

Cybercriminals targeting unlikely sources to carry out high-profile exploits DALLAS, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cybercriminals continuously discover more ways to successfully target new outlets for financial theft as revealed in Trend Micro Incorporated's (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704) first quarter security roundup for 2014, "Cybercrime Hits the Unexpected." Greed is motivating cybercriminals to take a non-traditional approach in the selection of unlikely targets, such as advanced threats to...

2014-05-08 08:39:51

Cyber Security Experts Join the Firm's Global Risk and Investigations Practice WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the appointment of Thomas Brown and Christopher Tarbell in the Company's Global Risk and Investigations Practice ("GRIP"). Mr. Brown and Mr. Tarbell will bring sophisticated and comprehensive assistance...

2014-05-08 04:23:06

LONDON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first quarter of 2014 spammers started imitating messages [http://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792334/Spam_in_Q1_2014 ] from mobile applications. They especially like the popular mobile messengers - WhatsApp, Viber and Google Hangouts. Notifications supposedly sent from these applications were used to spread both malware and harmless adverts. The rising popularity of mobile devices means that phishing attacks targeting Apple IDs...

2014-05-07 23:05:19

Fourth Annual Summit Will Bring Together Industry Experts and Peers to Discuss Strategies for Protecting Businesses and Consumers from Evolving Cybercrime Threats San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 ThreatMetrix®, the fastest-growing provider of context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions, announced today the ThreatMetrix® Cybercrime Prevention Summit 2014, themed “Building Trust on the Internet.” The fourth annual summit will take place November 5-7 at the...

2014-05-07 08:39:12

Recent extensive data breaches have made it evident that no American business is safe from cyber-attacks - Solace Insurance details the nuances of cyber insurance and the steps necessary to secure coverage. TAMPA BAY, Fla., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cyber-attacks are draining as much as $140 billion and half a million jobs from the U.S. economy each year (1). Only recently have companies and insurance providers begun to take notice of the significant financial liabilities that...

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2014-05-06 07:33:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online IBM introduced a new suite of cybersecurity offerings on Monday aimed at helping enterprises and other organizations protect critical data. The company’s Threat Protection System and Critical Data Protection Program are comprised of security software and services that build on current offerings, but are more tailored towards enterprises seeking to disrupt zero day attacks. IBM said the new services are the culmination of two...

2014-05-02 23:04:40

Companies partner to provide a holistic approach to reduce and prevent phishing attacks through improved automation and intelligence Pittsburgh, PA and New York, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Malcovery® Security, the leader in delivering actionable threat intelligence to neutralize email-based threats, and Return Path, the global leader in email intelligence, announced a partnership to deliver multi-layered brand protection to enterprises. The combined usage of the Malcovery and Return...

2014-05-01 23:06:45

Andreas Baumhof, Chief Technology Officer, Will Educate Attendees on the Growth of Mobile Banking and Associated Cybercrime Risks San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 ThreatMetrix®, the fastest-growing provider of context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions, announced today that Andreas Baumhof, chief technology officer, ThreatMetrix, will present at the FS-ISAC & BITS Annual Summit, May 4-7, at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Amelia Island, Fla. FS-ISAC...

Heartbleed Security Threat Continues Despite Efforts To Patch Websites
2014-04-30 11:40:02

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the truly grand scheme of things, the Heartbleed security flaw currently only affects a very small portion of the Internet. According to researchers, the flaw affects roughly 500,000 websites, and many have already been patched. However, it has also come to light that the patch to the “secure socket” program, which encrypts data online and thus protects user information on secure sites, was only made after two years of...


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