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Security Firm Claims Chinese Hackers Are Spying On EU Ministries
2013-12-10 13:39:41

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday, Reuters reported that Chinese hackers likely had eavesdropped on the computers of five European foreign ministries in advance of last September’s G20 summit, which was held in St. Petersburg, Russia. This is according to research that was conducted by California-based computer security firm FireEye Inc. The New York Times on Tuesday reported that the foreign ministries included those of the Czech Republic, Portugal,...

2013-12-10 08:36:09

Product Leader and Security Industry Veteran Joins Leadership Team at CrowdStrike IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CrowdStrike Inc., a global provider of security technologies and services focused on identifying advanced threats and targeted attacks, announced today that Dave Cole has joined the leadership team as Vice President of Products. Cole brings more than 15 years of product management experience and expertise to CrowdStrike. Prior to working at CrowdStrike,...

G-Men Use Computer Laptop Cameras To Spy On Suspects
2013-12-09 13:25:56

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online J. Edgar Hoover, founding director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), was notorious for the files he kept on individuals. The information contained within those files was gathered long before today’s digital era, but Hoover would likely be envious of the Bureau’s latest techniques to gather the dirt. Today’s G-Men are now utilizing malware to better monitor suspects, The Washington Post reported last Friday....

2013-12-07 23:03:06

Free One Hour InfoSec Continuing Education Course Educates Executives Responsible for Protecting Their Customers from Phishing and Malicious Spam Attacks Pittsburgh, PA. December 11, 2013 (PRWeb) (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 Malcovery®Security, the leader in delivering actionable intelligence that can be applied to neutralize email-based threats such as phishing, spam and malware, today announced that it has partnered with Concise Courses, a leader in delivering information security...

Microsoft, FBI, Int'l Law Agencies Work Together To Disrupt Botnets
2013-12-06 13:04:23

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Software giant Microsoft is working with international law enforcement agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Europol, in an effort to disrupt the ZeroAccess botnets. ZeroAccess, a nefarious network of computers that are infected with malware to trigger online fraud, remains one of the world’s largest botnets in the world and is used to hijack web search results and redirect users to potentially dangerous...

2013-12-05 20:22:43

Global action aims to protect millions of computers infected with malware that is responsible for hijacked search results and click fraud. REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit today announced it has successfully disrupted a rampant botnet in collaboration with Europol's European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and leaders in the technology industry, including A10 Networks Inc. The Sirefef botnet, also...

Microsoft Taking Measures To Protect Customers From Gov't Snooping
2013-12-05 13:28:02

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft said it would take measures to increase the security of customer data, among other moves, to protect against the "advanced persistent threat" of government snooping. The three-pronged approach includes expanding encryption, reinforcing legal protections and increasing transparency to provide assurances to customers. In a post on Microsoft's TechNet blog, the company's general counsel and executive vice president of legal and...

Pony Botnet Steals Two Million Passwords From Social Network Users
2013-12-05 05:51:54

[ Watch the Video: Malicious Botnet Ripped Of Millions Of Passwords ] Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An internet security firm found more than two million stolen passwords for a number of social networking sites posted online. Internet security firm Trustwave detailed the findings in a blog series titled "Look What I Found." The finding included more than two million login credentials gleaned from the Pony Botnet Controller. In the post, Trustwave's Daniel Chechik...

2013-12-02 08:36:52

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Commtouch Security Lab (CSL) published its Security Number of the Month for November: Within the last 30 days, the CSL detected 343,927 new malicious websites. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131202/SF25670-INFO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130731/MM56946LOGO) The average of nearly 11,500 new threats every day increases the digital foothold of cybercriminals as well as the likelihood that victims will stray into...

2013-11-28 08:23:49

ABINGDON, England, November 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaspersky Lab has recorded several thousand attempts to infect computers used for online banking with a malicious program that its creators claim can attack "any bank in any country". The Neverquest Trojan banker supports almost every trick used to bypass online banking security systems, including web injection, remote system access and social engineering. Due to the Trojan's self-replication capabilities, Kaspersky Lab is...


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0_173bb487cd480e12bc1008c4301cd186
2013-03-16 00:00:00

A wiki is simply a website that allows the users to create and edit any number of interlinked web pages through a simplified markup language. They are often powered with wiki software and used to collaborative wiki websites, power community websites, for note taking, and in knowledge management systems. Some wikis serve specific purpose while others are more of an open content format. Wiki, meaning fast in Hawaiian, was first created by Ward Cunningham who developed WikiWikiWeb. Wikis...

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