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2014-07-21 23:08:51

Third Consecutive Efficacy Assessments Certification Proves Wontok’s Superiority Against Advanced Malware Threats SYDNEY, Australia / PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Wontok, Inc. an innovator of proven data security solutions announces its malware prevention solution, Wontok™ SafeCentral for online financial transactions and remote endpoints has once again passed all tests necessary to receive certification for the latest MRG Effitas Online Banking Security Simulation....

2014-06-10 08:36:08

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today released, through the company's Prolexic Security Engineering & Response Team (PLXsert), a new cybersecurity threat advisory. The advisory alerts Fortune 500 enterprises to a high-risk threat of continued breaches from the Zeus framework. Malicious actors may use the Zeus...

2014-05-07 08:39:47

IT professionals can now use data from Verizon Enterprise's 2014 DBIR, which outlines primary breach exposures by industry. CHICAGO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechInsurance, the nation's leading online source of business insurance for small IT businesses, today lauded resources included in Verizon Enterprise's 2014 Data Breach Investigation Report that can help technology professionals minimize their exposure to third-party cyber liability. Included in the DBIR is an analysis of...

Russian Teen 17 Hacked Target Systems
2014-01-20 14:25:56

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online BlackPOS/Kaptoxa is the name of the malware that infected Target and collected information on 110 million of the retailer's customer' credit cards over the 2013 holiday shopping season. New research reveals that a teen in Russia, who was not yet 17 years old at the time, authored the malware that was able to hack into Target's systems, as well as those of Neiman Marcus and other retailers. On Friday internet security firm IntelCrawler...

Target store
2014-01-17 04:30:29

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Hackers who were able to gather credit card data on over 70 million Target shoppers during the 2013 holiday shopping season were able to do so using garden variety malware. It didn't take any special code to get the "off the shelf" malware to breach the big box retailer's systems, according to Forbes. It was no storybook holiday for Target. The retailer discovered in December that it was the victim of a large-scale security breach that...

Hackers Exploit Java Vulnerability, Disabling Software May Be Only Option
2013-01-11 14:17:45

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Security researchers have said that hackers are exploiting a vulnerability in Java to infect computers with malicious software (malware). The exploit was added to the Blackhole exploit toolkit and the Cool Exploit Kit, which are used by cyber-criminals and are the two most popular Web threat tools used to distribute malware. The Blackhole kit is typically installed on websites that are compromised, and it uses vulnerabilities in...

Cyber Attacks Jump 81% In 2011, Mobile Threats On The Rise
2012-05-01 07:48:30

The number of cyber attacks jumped 81% in 2011, with mobile platforms like Google´s Android operating system increasingly being targeted, according to an annual “Internet Security Threat Report” released on Monday by security software vendor Symantec. Social networks are also increasingly under attack, and represent a new frontier for cyber criminals, Symantec said. "The very nature of these [social] networks makes users incorrectly assume they are not at risk and...

2011-05-30 17:59:00

FREMONT, Calif., May 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamF1, Inc. (www.TeamF1.com), the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, and Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, today announced a technology partnership that enables networking OEMs targeting secure devices for home and business networking to offer superior gateway anti-malware protection to their users. This partnership expands the...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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