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2014-02-26 08:33:37

Industry Research Study Delivers Outlook for Mobile Forensics PETAH TIKVAH, Israel and PARSIPPANY, New Jersey, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellebrite [http://www.radware.com ], the leading provider of mobile forensic and mobile data transfer solutions, shares its industry forecast of top trends shaping mobile forensics this year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140202/667552 ) Cellebrite surveyed its customer base and conducted interviews with...

2014-02-13 23:29:53

Entevia, LLC, releases WhoSends, which allows the receiver of an email to use a "key-phrase image" to authenticate the sender of the message. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Entevia, LLC, a technology startup located in Gainesville, FL, is proud to announce the release of WhoSends (https://www.whosends.com), a cloud-based anti-phishing, anti-spoofing service. Contrary to ordinary anti-phishing filters, which use a reputation-based approach, WhoSends uses a...

2014-02-12 16:28:37

Company joins forces with the Organization of American States, Europol and FIS to expand efforts to make the Internet safer for consumers worldwide. REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. announced three new global partnerships Wednesday with the Organization of American States, Europol and FIS to increase cooperation between international law enforcement and the private sector in combatting cybercrime and helping build a safer Internet. (Photo:...

2014-02-11 23:29:14

Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today issued a high alert DDoS attack threat advisory on the DNS Flooder v1.1 toolkit. The toolkit makes it faster and easier for malicious actors to launch crippling reflection attacks and will likely be widely adopted in the DDoS-as-a-Service market, potentially increasing the number of attacks. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Prolexic Technologies, the global leader...

2014-02-11 20:23:16

Speeds and simplifies the launch of large reflection attacks FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today issued a high alert DDoS attack threat advisory on the DNS Flooder v1.1 toolkit. The toolkit makes it faster and easier for malicious actors to launch crippling reflection attacks and will likely be widely adopted in the DDoS-as-a-Service market, potentially...

2014-02-11 08:40:25

Cyber threats and attacks have become more complex DALLAS, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Trend Micro Incorporated's (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704) 2013 annual threat roundup report, "Cashing in on Digital Information," security breaches, cyber criminals, and organized attacks made it nearly impossible to keep personal and financial data private. Large-scale attacks on privacy and security are detailed in the report that covers online bank hacking, mobile threats, infrastructure attacks,...

2014-02-10 23:02:31

New Breed of Ransomware is Leaving Skilled IT Admins at the Mercy of End Users Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 CryptoLocker is alive and flourishing according to Security Awareness Training company KnowBe4. Complaints of CryptoLocker infections and resulting loss of data is on the rise. The malicious code, also referred to as “ransomware” due to the demand for fees to release captured files, is increasingly causing problems for IT security staff due to variants of the software...

Hackers Get A Taste Of Their Own Medicine, Hacked By British Spy Unit
2014-02-06 13:16:20

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A unit of the UK's Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), Great Britain's equivalent of the NSA, was discovered to have conducted a cyber-attack against the hacker collectives Anonymous and LulzSec, according to documents revealed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, as reported by NBC News. The Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group (JTRIG), the unit within GCHQ that carried out the attacks, launched "denial of service"...

2014-02-04 08:21:34

ThreatTrack Security survey finds that defense contractors are facing many of the same cybersecurity strains and vulnerabilities as most enterprises CLEARWATER, Fla., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThreatTrack Security today published a study that sheds light on the attitudes of a very exclusive group of IT and security managers - those employed by U.S. defense contractors - in the wake of the Edward Snowden data breaches and at a time when national cybersecurity is under unprecedented...

2014-01-22 23:22:37

Security Company KnowBe4 Analysis Shows Awareness Training Greatly Mitigates Behavior Risks Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Security Awareness Training firm KnowBe4, LLC, has released an analysis of 372 companies that clearly shows the impact and effectiveness of Security Awareness Training on employees. The study was done over a 12 month period and follows behavior patterns of 291,000 end points, showing a reduction in risky behavior by over 12X. Using an initial baseline of...


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