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2014-07-18 12:26:32

LONDON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One in three micro-firms helpless in the face of cybercrime Small businesses in the UK are woefully unprepared for an IT security breach despite relying increasingly on mobile devices and storing critical information on computers, according to new study by Kaspersky Lab. A third (31 per cent) says they would not know what to do if they had an IT security breach tomorrow, four in ten say they would struggle to recover...

2014-07-08 08:38:26

GFI MailEssentials 2014 R2 Offers Greater Anti-Virus Engine Choice, Adding Avira and Anti-Spam Intelligent Language Detection DURHAM, N.C., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GFI Software(TM) today announced the release of GFI MailEssentials 2014 R2, adding major enhancements to the company's award-winning comprehensive email security solution. With more than 70 percent of worldwide email traffic consisting of spam, the need for robust email security solutions is paramount for...

2014-07-03 12:28:21

LONDON, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered that the old style Miniduke implants from 2013 are still around and are being used in active campaigns that target governments and other entities. In addition, Miniduke's new platform - BotGenStudio - may be used not only by APT style attackers, but by law enforcement agencies and traditional criminals too. Although the Miniduke APT actor stopped its campaign, or at least decreased its...

2014-07-03 12:24:20

LONDON, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ahead of the British Grand Prix 2014 this weekend at Silverstone, Kaspersky Lab is bringing the Ferrari experience to the Paddington Central Amphitheatre on 4th July. The general public and local business community will have the opportunity to see a Ferrari F1 show car in the flesh and even experience the thrill of a race in a Ferrari driving simulator. There will also be the opportunity for visitors to win Ferrari fan kits or even one of...

2014-07-03 08:25:08

LONDON, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The percentage of spam [http://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792339/Spam_in_May_2014 ] in email traffic in May averaged 69.8 per cent - 1.3 percentage points less than the previous month. May saw numerous mass mailings for schools and colleges offering distance learning; other spam mailings were more straightforward, simply inviting users to buy a qualification. All that was required was a donation to a church that would then...

2014-06-16 08:34:04

LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the GameOver Zeus botnet and CryptoLocker ransomware have been disrupted, it is still too early for a victory celebration. First, the two week deadline expires on June 17th, leaving just one week left before cybercriminals could regain control of their botnet. Second, stories of the GameOver Zeus and CryptoLocker campaign have already spawned a number of copycats among mobile malware writers. Last Sunday, June 8th,...

2014-06-03 23:16:40

5nine Cloud Security with Kaspersky Anti-Virus Engine is a comprehensive virtual environment security solution from both Kaspersky Lab, the world’s largest privately held vendor of endpoint protection solutions, and 5nine Software, the world’s premier developer of security solutions for Microsoft Corp Windows Server 2012 with Hyper-V virtual environments. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 5nine Software, a leading solution provider of security and management solutions for Windows...

2014-05-29 08:37:12

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Malicious attachments in April came disguised [http://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792336/Spam_in_April_2014 ] as e-greetings and notifications about faxes. In the case of the former, alleged Easter greetings turned out to be the Fareit.aonw Trojan with fairly limited functionality: it didn't try to steal any passwords, but did download and launch a far more dangerous Zbot Trojan-Spy designed to attack servers and steal personal data....

2014-05-28 08:36:30

LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaspersky Lab experts were consulted by the developers of the latest action-adventure game, Watch Dogs [http://www.watchdogs.com ], today released worldwide by Ubisoft [http://www.ubisoft.com ], a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products. Ubisoft wanted to avoid over-sensationalisation or misinterpretation of the cyber-domain, and to make the theoretical cyber-scenarios in the game, both during...

2014-05-26 23:01:42

The world’s fastest and lightest PC cleaner YAC, Yet Another Cleaner, from the gurus at Elex do Brasil deliver it to the world with a benchmark anti-spyware badge from OPSWAT. (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 Elex do Brasil recently launched its new PC Cleaner software, Yet Another Cleaner (YAC). Dubbed ‘The World Fastest & Lightest PC Cleaner’, the OPSWAT certified PC Cleaner is expected to provide solutions for some of the most complicated online security issues today. “We are proud to...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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