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2013-10-10 23:28:23

Web Security Experts, IT New York, offer tips on how to prevent becoming prey during holiday season. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 2013 has definitely been a year of introductions to many new technologies including the latest Apple gadgets, social media platforms and integrations, video game consoles, and many others. There is no doubt that in order to remain competitive and up-to-date in today’s society that technology is an integral part of daily life. Widely popular shows...

Blackhole Malware Creator Arrested In Russia
2013-10-09 19:44:23

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online This week it was reported that Russian authorizes have arrested an alleged hacker, one who is believed to have been responsible for distributing the notorious “Blackhole” malware, which is widely used by cyber criminals to infect PCs. The European Union’s law enforcement agency, Europol, has confirmed the arrest of a “high-level suspected cyber criminal,” but did not provide further details. “I know it is true, we got...

2013-09-29 23:04:22

idcloak is announcing the publication of a new article addressing Cyber crime, identity theft, and computer security. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 idcloak has published a new article addressing computer security threats and the ways which netizens can keep themselves safe while browsing the web. The article, titled 'Computer Security Protection - Avoiding Electronic Identity Theft', aims to expose some of the methods used to carry out identity theft and internet...

2013-09-23 23:32:25

Telx Computers, one of the industry leaders in Computer IT support in Miami, announces new solutions for businesses wanting to ensure that their electronic files have the best protection possible. Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 It seems as though every day there is yet another story that hits the headlines about hackers breaking into computer systems and accessing highly sensitive material. Not even government files or the most tightly guarded military files seem to be safe from the...

2013-09-17 23:29:30

When a piece of software is popular, that means billions of devices are running it. But when those same popular programs get old enough to fall of the support schedule from their respective manufacturers, “it can be a real nightmare from a cyber security perspective,” says Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics, discussing a recent industry article in PC World, “and the number of users that vulnerabilities in these “older versions” can affect can be almost...

2013-09-08 23:03:32

Firm now helping clients to uncover weak points within their networks. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 McCann Investigations, a Dallas-based firm that specializes in digital security and private investigations, recently announced that it now provides network vulnerability assessment services for its clients. These assessments are performed by McCann’s Dallas digital security experts to pinpoint vulnerable spots in a company’s digital networks. Hackers often exploit these...

Americans More Worried About Hacking Than Spying
2013-09-05 10:14:55

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project finds that more than half of Americans are concerned about being watched by their government, but nearly 90 percent of those living in the states are more concerned with facing a hacker attack or losing their money online. Many have used services to conceal their identity or create alternate identities to avoid being tracked by companies and pitched to or...

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