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2010-10-04 10:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- During the first half of 2010, Europe sped through the spam-generating fast-lane, bypassing North and South Americas, and Asia-Pacific to earn the "Top Producer of Spam" title. Based on the Trend Micro semi-annual 2010 threat report, spam continued to grow between January and June 2010, with a brief lull during April. Despite common perception, porn consists of only 4 percent of all spam. Commercial, scams-based and health/medical categories make...

2010-08-16 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Lancope, Inc., the leader in NetFlow(TM) collection and analysis and the provider of the StealthWatch® System for flow-based network performance and security monitoring, and Damballa, the company transforming the fight against cyber threats, today announced that they will present a live Webinar entitled "Use NetFlow to Detect and Stop Advanced Cyber Threats." Damballa Vice President of Product Management Steven Newman and Lancope Product...

2010-08-10 08:00:00

WASHINGTON and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An overwhelming majority of Americans believe that their personal online actions can help make the greater online world safer for everyone, including their friends, family, country, and the larger global community of Internet users, a national survey of U.S. adults released today by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) finds. The survey was conducted as part of a...

2010-08-06 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SonicWALL, Inc., a leading provider of intelligent network security and data protection solutions, today released its mid-year summary of the top cybercrime trends for 2010. From July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010, the company tracked computer threats worldwide using its Global Response Intelligence Defense (GRID) network. The GRID contains millions of SonicWALL anti-spam and e-mail security servers located worldwide, to proactively protect...

2010-07-27 07:00:00

LOS ALTOS, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- IronKey, secure and managed portable computing solutions, today announced that May Mitchell, vice president of global channels has been recognized by Everything Channel's CRN Magazine as one of the top Women of the Channel. CRN's annual list recognizes female executives across vendors' channel organizations, distributors and solution providers for their accomplishments over the past year and the far-reaching impact they are having on the...

2010-03-09 10:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro has seen a recent rise in average of around 300 unique ZeuS samples per day, according to a recent threat report that examines the Eastern European criminal enterprise behind one of the world's most prolific crimeware kits designed for wholesale monetary theft. Trend Micro witnessed more than 13,000 unique ZeuS samples within January 2010 alone. "ZeuS is nothing new - we've seen it at work for years. But what's alarming is the recent...

2010-02-23 07:00:00

LOS ALTOS, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- To help address the serious dangers posed by ever more sophisticated malicious software ("malware") that is infecting the computers of users of corporate online banking services, IronKey, the leader in secure and managed portable computing solutions, today announced its Trusted Access for Banking solution. This new product is an application and services suite that leverages the capabilities of IronKey's Trusted Computing Environment platform to...

2010-01-14 07:00:00

MILFORD, Conn., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Perimeter E-Security, the trusted market leader of information security services that delivers enterprise-class protection and compliance to companies of all sizes, today unveiled its Top 10 Information Security Threats for 2010. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100114/NY37508 ) "The start of a new year is a great time for companies to evaluate their information security practices and begin thinking about what threats they'll be...

2009-11-04 02:01:00

DERBY, England, November 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet and PC security specialist Prevx today launched a free security program designed to protect websites and internet users from the risks of online fraud without impacting the user experience. Banking, government, and e-commerce sites can now sign up to the Prevx SafeOnline Business Partner Program and receive free protection against malware that compromises their customers' confidential account numbers or passwords. This unique program...

2009-10-16 16:05:00

RESTON, Va., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Turiss, LLC, an industry leader in proactive cyber-fraud intelligence and anti-financial fraud software, announced today that Phil Mellinger has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer. In addition, Trevor Reschke, Turiss Founder, will assume the role of Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Mellinger has worked in high-tech security for 29 years with a wide-ranging progression of experience spanning military, Federal, international, and commercial service....