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2014-06-11 23:13:01

IT Security Professional and popular Dr. Chaos blogger, Aamir Lakhani, will shed light on the implications of phishing attacks at EC-Council Foundation’s Hacker Halted IT Security event, October 16-17, 2014. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Aamir Lakhani is just one of a bevy of notable and industry-leading speakers set to present at Hacker Halted, EC-Council Foundation’s cyber security and hacking conference. Lakhani is a leading security architect and runs the popular security...

2014-06-05 23:08:58

KnowBe4’s confidence in its security awareness training prompts their offer of crypto-insurance against ransomware Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 In a bold move, IT security firm KnowBe4 announced it will pay a company’s ransom in Bitcoin if they get hit with ransomware due to human error of an employee. Security experts agree It will only be a matter of weeks before CryptoLocker or a variant will be back in business as the criminals who created it are still on the loose. When it...

2014-06-05 23:05:36

Is it Game Over for ‘GameOver Zeus’? Pittsburgh, PA. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Malcovery Security announced today that it has issued a special report, ‘The many faces of GameOver Zeus: A Today’s Top Threats special topic report, which is free to download at http://info.malcovery.com/special-report-many-faces-of-gameover-zeus. Despite the recent indictment against the alleged cybercriminal behind GameOver Zeus and CrytpoLocker, there is still much to learn. GameOver Zeus is considered...

2014-06-03 08:28:42

AUSTIN, Texas, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Daily Dot, the paper of record for Internet-community news and cultural commentary, increased readership to 11.5 million unique visitors for the month of May, representing nearly 40 percent growth from April traffic and over 80 percent growth from total unique visitors in March. The Daily Dot's key growth strategy is its original reporting on this massive, passionate, important community that is largely ignored by mainstream media. Its...

2014-05-31 23:05:44

As the Iranian cyber espionage attack called Newscaster is exposed, the power of social engineering again steps into the spotlight. Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics, discusses the lessons US businesses should take from this type of attack, and the necessity to raise social engineering awareness at every level within an organization to improve cyber security posture. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 With over a billion active users monthly from all around the...

2014-05-29 08:33:51

1 in 7 Notified of Personal Data Breach Last Year; Victims of E-mail Phishing Scams Up 22 percent from 2012 YONKERS, N.Y., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite a rash of high-profile data breaches and cyber threats, an alarming 62 percent of U.S. online consumers have done nothing to protect their privacy on the Internet, according to a recent national Consumer Reports survey. Perhaps not surprisingly, the number of victims is on the rise. One in seven online consumers...

hacker to be sentenced today
2014-05-27 04:42:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online US prosecutors are seeking leniency for Hector Xavier Monsegur, claiming in a court filing that the former head of the LulzSec hacking group has been an “extremely valuable and productive” informant for federal law enforcement officials. Monsegur, who is also known as “Sabu,” pleaded guilty to charges of hacking, credit card fraud and identity theft back in 2011, said CNET associate editor Edward Moyer. The mastermind of...

2014-05-20 08:21:47

Cyber Counterintelligence Firm Captures FireEye's Consulting Partner of the Year Award ST. LOUIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, St. Louis-based SpearTip announced it has been named the FireEye Consulting Partner of the Year. The award recognizes SpearTip for helping protect clients from targeted attacks and bringing customers the leading technology and service to keep their networks secure against advanced threats. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140514/87697...

2014-05-17 23:00:45

Cybercrime Law & the Consequences of Bullying, an Article Published Today By NoBullying http://nobullying.com/cybercrime-law-the-consequences-of-bullying/ London, UK (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 It seems almost impossible that an average teenager could function without online access. There’s no denying that being connected online is now an inevitable part of life and that it’s impossible for a parent to control 100% of any child’s computer activity. NoBullying releases today the guide...

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...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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