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Unit Within Chinese People's Liberation Army Linked To Online Spying
2014-06-10 10:50:26

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Unit 61398, the not-so-secret cyber warfare branch of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), might not be working entirely alone. On Monday CrowdStrike identified another group that has been dubbed Putter Panda, a cyber-espionage team that conducts operations from Shanghai and reportedly works on behalf of the PLA's 3rd Department 12th Bureau Unit 61486. CrowdStrike, a US security firm, released a detailed report that casts...

2014-06-10 08:36:37

TAMPA, Fla., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chief information officers cannot underestimate the creativity of online organized criminals to quietly penetrate their IT systems through a growing area of vulnerability: employees and vendors. That's the conclusion of information security compliance specialists at 360 Advanced P.A. (www.360advanced.com). "The media normally paints insider threats as one of your employees going rogue," said David James Smith, an information technology security...

2014-06-10 08:36:06

Trending now: Heidrick & Struggles debuts LeadershipTV(TM) to provide insights on Pressing issues for the C-suite, boardroom. CHICAGO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate cyber-attacks cost the global economy hundreds of billions of dollars annually. Recent, high-visibility data breaches underscore the need for advanced cyber-security defenses, particularly in the financial services sector. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

cybercrime is costly
2014-06-09 12:22:42

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Anyone who has been a victim of cybercrime knows that it can be costly in both time and money. A new study published on Monday found that the annual cost to the global economy was about $445 billion each year, with the damage to businesses and corporations exceeding the $160 billion lost to individuals from hacking. The study, which was conducted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and sponsored by McAfee,...

2014-06-09 08:33:44

Highly skilled research team provides tools for effective and continuous response to today's most damaging threats ATLANTA, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lancope, Inc., a leader in network visibility and security intelligence, announces that its security research team, StealthWatch(®) Labs, has conducted advanced research to provide cutting-edge protection against recent, destructive cyber-attacks including Heartbleed and CryptoLocker. Through unique, behavioral-based threat...

2014-06-07 23:02:08

Massive financial fraud, data for ransom and other sophisticated attacks are par for the course when it comes to giant botnets, and as details trickle in about some of the biggest botnet takedowns ever, US businesses better take notice. GDF’s founder discusses some of these newest revelations and the importance for organizations to undergo regular in-depth testing and to have sound emergency response plans in place. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 On Tuesday, June 3rd, Reuters...

2014-06-06 12:26:59

Former United States General Cartwright and Dr. Parag Pruthi to Keynote at NIKSUN's WWSMC in Princeton, NJ PRINCETON, N.J., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NIKSUN® Inc., the world leader in real time and forensics-based cybersecurity and network monitoring solutions, will feature General Cartwright at its 10(th) World Wide Security & Mobility Conference (WWSMC), June 25-27(th), 2014 in Princeton, New Jersey. The former US General will keynote, along with Dr. Parag Pruthi, NIKSUN...

2014-06-06 12:26:14

BANGALORE, India, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SecPod Technologies, a leading information security company, has announced Saner Business, a vulnerability management solution for enterprise computers. In today's complicated cyber world, new approaches are required to ensure computers are secure and remain secure. It is no longer sufficient to simply try to detect and stop cyber attacks. Manageable and cost effective solutions must be deployed to proactively ensure...

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...

2014-06-05 12:38:17

BOULDER, Colo., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During an upcoming webinar, LogRhythm, The Security Intelligence Company, and Ultimate Windows Security (UWS), a site devoted to spreading knowledge and understanding of Windows security, IT auditing and compliance, will share security monitoring lessons learned from the Target, Neiman Marcus and Sony data breaches. LogRhythm's Erick Ingleby and UWS's Randy Franklin Smith will lead the webinar on Tuesday, June 10, at noon eastern time....


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