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2014-01-04 23:02:02

Company will help make sure customers do not become scam victims. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 VehicleHistoryRecord.com is launching a new effort to help their customers avoid becoming scam victims, the company announced yesterday. “Whenever you go on the Internet, you are at risk of becoming a scam victim,” a VehicleHistoryRecord.com spokesman said. “The way the Internet is connected makes everyone vulnerable. But if you are prepared, you can make it much less likely...

2013-12-19 23:03:59

Advanced Persistent Threat results in the compromise of 40 Million Customer credit and debit cards according to USA Today. Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 During the Black Friday shopping week, tens of millions of credit and debit card records were "phished" out of Target. The data breach was nationwide, and has extended for as far as December 15th according to Target Chief Executive Officer Greg Steinhafel in a statement today to USA Today. The type of data that was...

A Third Hack In Three Years For The Washington Post News Group
2013-12-19 09:53:48

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Washington Post announced that hackers had once again breached its network. This is at least the third intrusion into the newspaper’s network in the past three years, company officials said on Wednesday. In this latest cyber-attack the hackers were able to hack into the company’s servers and gain access to employee user names and passwords. “This is an ongoing investigation, but we believe it was a few days at most,” said...

2013-12-18 23:20:13

As Cybercrime Continues to Grow, ThreatMetrix Protects Businesses Across Industries from Evolving Threats San Jose, CA (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime solutions, today announces several predictions for the top cybercrime threats businesses and consumers will face in 2014. The biggest threats in 2014 include the risk of cybercriminals compromising the Internet of Things and our nation’s critical infrastructure. In addition,...

Anonymous Hackers Plead Guilty PayPal Attacks
2013-12-09 15:54:29

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Members of the international hacking collective known as Anonymous have pleaded guilty to the December 2010 cyber attack on PayPal. The pleas were entered in a California federal court on Thursday and were announced on Friday by the United States Attorney’s Office in San Francisco. This comes almost a year to the date from when Anonymous member Christopher Weatherford also pleaded guilty to attacking the MasterCard, Visa and PayPal...

2013-12-05 23:25:24

Named One of ’12 Hot Security Start-ups to Watch’, Malcovery Security Experts Will Discuss Trends Past, Present and Future Pittsburgh, PA and Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Malcovery Security, the leader in delivering actionable intelligence that can be applied to neutralize email-based threats such as phishing, spam and malware, will be offering a webinar titled, “State of Cybersecurity: A Look Back at 2013 and What to Expect in 2014,” on December 12, 2013 at 1:00p.m....

2013-11-20 23:24:11

The new and completely redesigned website offers visitors richer insight into the company's patented technology to stop email-based threats such as phishing and malware. Pittsburgh, PA and Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Malcovery®, the leader in delivering actionable intelligence that can be applied to neutralize the threats and actions by cyber criminals in the areas of phishing, spam and malware, today announced the launch of its newly revamped website. This newly...

CyberDeviance In Teenagers Peaks By The Age Of 18: Survey
2013-11-19 07:43:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Cyberdeviance and cybercrime activity among teenagers appears to begin around the age of 15 and peak at about the age of 18, a pattern seen with other types of misdemeanors and criminal offenses, according to a snapshot survey by researchers at the University of Cincinnati. However, these tech-savvy teens are often more curious than criminal, the researchers said. The survey involved 274 university students with both...


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