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2014-03-03 23:02:28

Uroburos - Highly Complex Spyware With Russian Roots Bochum, Germany (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Security experts at G Data have discovered and analyzed highly sophisticated and complex spyware. This is designed to steal highly sensitive secret information from high potential networks such as national institutions, intelligence services or large corporations. The rootkit, called Uroburos, works autonomously and spreads in the infected networks on its own. Even computers that are not directly...

2014-03-03 23:00:35

Armor for Android is continually evaluating the Android malware landscape and the second edition the monthly Android Malware Roundup has arrived. (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Armor for Android is continually evaluating the Android malware landscape and the second edition the monthly Android Malware Roundup has arrived. February 2014 revealed malware targeting specific events online and in the real world. Android malware continues to develop characteristics that have previously been found in PC...

2014-02-28 23:02:08

Android malware developers are exploiting the targeted advertising method provided by Facebook’s suggested posts. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Android malware developers are exploiting the targeted advertising method provided by Facebook’s suggested posts. This advertising method allows them to display ads only to Facebook users browsing on an Android device in a specific region ensuring their ads will only be displayed to vulnerable Facebook users. The malware delivered by these...

2014-02-28 12:29:45

ABINGDON, England, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaspersky Lab has today published [http://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792327/Spam_report_January_2014 ] the results of the company's spam monitoring for January 2014. Top 3 stories in January: - Detection of emails claiming to be from the popular WhatsApp messenger for smartphones. The messages stated that an attached archive contained a photo from a "friend". The...

2014-02-27 16:33:31

VIPRE antivirus solution to offer fully integrated security management for Microsoft Windows Server Hyper-V virtual environments CLEARWATER, Fla., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThreatTrack Security today announced the availability of the latest versions of VIPRE, the cybersecurity firm's enterprise endpoint protection solution. VIPRE Antivirus Business 6.5 and VIPRE Business Premium 6.5, featuring support for Windows Server with Hyper-V, can now be fully deployed via the hypervisor,...

2014-02-27 13:03:46

Imagine a user who intends to send $2 to a friend through PayPal. Embedded malware in the user’s laptop, however, converts the $2 transaction into a $2,000 transfer to the account of the malware author instead. Researchers at Georgia Tech have created a prototype software, Gyrus, that takes extra steps to prevent malware from sending spam emails and instant messages, and blocking unauthorized commands such as money transfers. Current protection programs might recognize the original...

2014-02-27 12:31:26

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection, is warning Mac® users not to download pirated software from file-sharing peer-to-peer (P2P) networks in the wake of a new malware discovery. Researchers have discovered a Bitcoin-stealing malware called OSX/CoinThief being spread via cracked apps, apps often obtained by over-riding Apple's standard security settings. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121109/SF09648LOGO) The...

2014-02-27 04:20:42

ABINGDON, England, February 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaspersky Lab experts have today published the results of their analysis of the mobile threat landscape in 2013 [http://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792326/Mobile_Malware_Evolution_2013 ]. The analysis has revealed the following figures for 2013: - Nearly 145,000 new malicious programs for mobile devices were detected in 2013, which is more than three times the previous year's figure...

2014-02-26 23:31:55

Recent research survey sponsored by Netmail shows that the healthcare industry faces significant risks involving the transmission of sensitive data and the ease at which malware can enter the organization via email. Consolidating disparate email management solutions with a single vendor and a single platform could help. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Netmail today announced the preliminary key findings of an important “Healthcare Email Usage Survey” launched at HIMSS 2014...

2014-02-26 23:04:25

Cloud-based Solution Provides Unique Capabilities for Advanced Threat Detection for Remote Users as Well as Enhanced Compliance Enforcement for SSL VPN and NAC Solutions San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 OPSWAT today announced the official release of GEARS, a cloud-based solution that provides IT and security professionals with advanced threat detection and compliance enforcement for both remote users and managed devices. OPSWAT GEARS is a network security management platform...


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2013-03-16 00:00:00

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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