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2011-03-16 09:39:00

GENEVA, Switzerland, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- High-Tech Bridge SA, leading Swiss Ethical Hacking company based in Geneva, increases equity capital to CHF 2m and announces expansion on Swiss and International IT Security markets. Acquisitions are planned during the next 3 years, as well as CHF 1m investment in High-Tech Bridge's Security Research lab. Mr. Ilia Kolochenko, High-Tech Bridge's CEO, explains corporate strategy: "In 2010 we have successfully continued our dynamic...

2010-09-22 06:50:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- CEP Logic, cyber security experts known for their renowned LIVE cyber hacking training demonstrations, announced today that they now offer two-day hands-on lab "Learn How to Hack Ethically" courses designed to teach the art of cyber hacking. "We have discovered a profound interest (from our audience) to reproduce our hacking techniques," explains Erik Rowan, CISSP-ISSAP, CGRCP-IT, MCSE; President. CEP Logic's seminar attendees have included municipal...

2010-08-11 05:57:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Brown, delivery manager of custom testing at ICSA Labs, will discuss how hackers are exploiting network-attached devices -- such as copiers and printer -- to gain access to corporate resources. He will speak on Aug. 11 at the InformationWeek and Dark Reading Security Virtual Event, Hacking 2010: Understanding the New Wave of Cyberattacks. WHEN: Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Eastern WHERE: Hacking 2010: Understanding the New...

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2010-01-19 09:20:00

"Carry out all my demands or the entire country's electricity will be cut off." Is this another line from a suspense film, or is it a palpable threat made possible with a computer keyboard? "Today, there is a growing trend amongst hackers around the world to threaten national infrastructures for ransom," says Dr. Yaniv Levyatan, an expert in information war at the University of Haifa. If someone still thinks that this is science fiction, Dr. Levyatan notes how just recently, in November 2009,...

2009-10-12 10:28:00

In Honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, CEO, Gregory Evans Discusses All Things Computer Hacking ATLANTA, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - LIGATT Security International and its (LSI) (OTC: LGTT) CEO Gregory Evans will host their second cyber security awareness webcast Tuesday October 13th at 2 p.m. in honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month. The first webcast was centered on the dangers of identity theft and the second webcast will focus on all things computer...

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2009-04-15 08:35:34

Hackers infiltrated 285 million electronic records in 2008, an amount larger than the last four years combined, says a new study which states that identity thieves are improving at making the most of hasty mistakes. The statistic was taken from a study of 90 data violations examined by Verizon Communications Inc. They were employed to conduct a post-mortem on several large electronic intrusions. The victims in the report remain anonymous. A few of the violations are even on private...

2009-02-23 07:55:00

Programs that hack into bank accounts are on the rise, with nearly four times as many detected in 2008 as in 2007, a Finnish security company said. F-Secure said there were 59,177 programs called Trojans, circulating on the Internet last year, compared with 15,969 in 2007, USA Today reported Monday. Users pick up the programs by clicking on either corrupt Web sites or on links that arrive in e-mail. In part, the increased number show how diligently hackers are working to avoid detection by...

2009-02-09 12:40:02

Australian and U.S. medical scientists say they are concerned computer hackers in the future might be able to tamper with electronic drug delivery implants. The researchers from Darwin University and the University of Central Florida said the Remote Intelligent Drug Delivery System implants would dispense medicines automatically or via a wireless medical network. The devices, implanted under the skin, would remove the inconvenience of manual drug delivery. By connecting a RIDDS to a wireless...

2009-01-06 06:00:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- To accommodate the company's continuing growth, Hacker Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of gypsum concrete floor underlayments, self-leveling underlayments and sound control systems, is relocating its corporate office in Newport Beach, Calif. Effective December 31, 2008, Hacker Industries, Inc. will be located at: 1600 Newport Center Drive Suite 275...

2008-12-22 18:22:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- When Hacker Industries, Inc. planned its 25th Anniversary Conference in New Orleans, LA, the company decided to do something that would impact the conference host city. With hammers, nails and tools in hand, Hacker Industries, Inc. staff and its Licensed Applicators from across the United States teamed up with New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity to help build homes in New Orleans' Musician's Village on Wednesday, November 12, 2008....


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