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2013-07-08 23:19:57

While the spotlight often falls on cyber attacks targeting the energy and financial sectors, small and medium-sized business are under assault too. The founder and CEO of Global Digital Forensics sheds some light on the realities of the cyber battleground everyone shares, and stresses the importance of regular cyber threat assessments in the constantly evolving world of cyber threats. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Late last month, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) published a...

2013-06-27 23:26:10

With Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit and the FBI liberating over 2 million PCs earlier this month from a cyber-crime ring using them as a botnet believed to be responsible for siphoning over $500 million from bank accounts across the globe, there can be no doubt that botnets and organized cyber crime continue to exact a high toll on businesses everywhere. Global Digital Forensics founder, Joe Caruso, discusses how botnets are created and used, and what steps businesses should take to...

North, South Korea Websites Hit By Cyber Attacks On War Anniversary
2013-06-25 10:18:43

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Official North and South Korean websites were reportedly attacked on Tuesday by unknown hackers on the anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War (1950-1953), which divided the Asian peninsula. The coordinated cyber attacks prompted the South Korean government in the capital city of Seoul to issue a general cyber alert. The affected South Korean websites include those belonging to the presidential Blue House, the official...

2013-06-20 23:02:34

Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 ThreatMetrix, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the “Visionaries” quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Web Fraud Detection”*. The authors of the report are Gartner´s Avivah Litan and Peter Firstbrook. According to Gartner, “the Web fraud detection market...

2013-06-12 23:04:03

To help organizations respond to the ever-growing and ever-present threat of cyber security attacks, Dell SecureWorks has launched the Incident Response Resource Center. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Dell SecureWorks, an industry leader in information security services, has launched an Incident Response Resource Center to aid organizations in preparing for, responding to and recovering from a cyber security incident. The frequency and severity of security breaches make headlines daily...

2013-06-06 23:22:52

AhnLab becomes the fifth major AV provider within the last year to license Mailshell protection from web-based phishing. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Mailshell, the leading provider of Internet security engines for OEMs, today announced its selection by AhnLab to provide advanced phishing protection. AhnLab, one of the leading anti-virus providers in Asia, has integrated the Mailshell Anti-Phishing SDK into its AhnLab Online Security solution. AhnLab is the fifth major AV...

2013-06-02 23:18:04

A cybercrime prevention and internet safety tool called the iPredator Probability Inventory-Cybercrime (IPI-C) has been released by iPredator Inc. Developed by Michael Nuccitelli Psy.D., C.F.C., a New York State licensed psychologist and certified forensic consultant, the IPI-C helps online users and businesses investigate their cybercrime vulnerabilities and internet safety weaknesses. Poughkeepsie, New York (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 Cybercrime is an Information Age social problem growing in...

2013-06-02 23:04:00

ReverseGenie.com allows visitors to conduct reverse phone number searches to determine the identity of the owner and other details such as carrier information and location of the number. Utilizing the “follow” feature of the site also allows users to be notified when a spam caller is bothering someone else — and notes left by previous searches can help determine the nature of a call with a quick glance. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 02, 2013 ReverseGenie.com is a new website...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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