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US, European Energy Companies Under Attack By Russian Hackers
2014-07-01 10:40:00

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday, Symantec Corp. reported that a group of Russian hackers – known as "Energetic Bear," as well as "Dragonfly" – is now attacking energy companies in the United States and Europe. The group is reportedly capable of disrupting power supplies, the cyber-security researchers warned. "An ongoing cyberespionage campaign against a range of targets, mainly in the energy sector, gave attackers the ability to mount sabotage...

2014-07-01 08:38:12

ARLINGTON, Va., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We at Lunarline are thrilled to announce that the Lunarline School of Cyber Security (SCS) is now offering a new Malware Analysis Course. This 4-day hands-on course provides students with insight into advanced static analysis methodologies, techniques for researching active malware, and real-life examples of malware capabilities and characteristics. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110622/PH24580LOGO While we initially developed the...

2014-07-01 08:34:08

New top-level domains to distinguish companies with Chinese Internet-users. BEIJING, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) prepares to launch ".Gongsi" (".COM" in Chinese) and ".Wangluo" (".NET" in Chinese), new Chinese-language top-level domains with IP Mirror. As Chinese equivalents of ".COM" and ".NET", businesses interested in China will find them valuable. Before the domains are open for public registration, trademark holders are...

Phishing Scams Continue Upward Trend In First Quarter 2014
2014-06-30 13:29:23

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cyber criminals have continued to cast a line and looked to lure in unsuspecting computer users as phishing scams saw a sharp increase in the first quarter of 2014. According to the Anti-Phishing Work Group (APWG) there was a 10.7 percent rise in phishing-related cyber-crime over the previous quarter. This is especially worrisome warns the APWG as the group had previously reported that 2013 was one of the heaviest years for phishing on...

Android Devices Being Targeted By New Text Messaging Worm
2014-06-27 13:50:33

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Security researchers this week identified a new Android worm that reportedly propagates itself to users via links in text messages. Once installed on a user's device the malware, which has been dubbed Selfmite, can send a text message to 20 contacts from the device owner's address book. This malware is worrisome to security researchers because unlike most it isn't exactly a Trojan, and the fact that it has been discovered on Android...

2014-06-25 08:38:56

Cybersecurity firm solidifies ThreatAnalyzer as the industry's premier malware analysis solution with integrated threat intelligence and customizable rule sets CLEARWATER, Fla., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThreatTrack Security today released ThreatAnalyzer(®) 5.1, the latest version of the company's fully customizable dynamic malware analysis solution. ThreatAnalyzer enables organizations to recreate their entire application stacks - including virtual and native environments - in which to...

2014-06-24 23:14:46

GEARS allows users to monitor installed security applications and detect potential advanced threats utilizing 40 anti-malware engines. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 OPSWAT today announced the official release of the GEARS application. This free software helps users identify if their computer is at risk or compromised by providing greater visibility into the status of installed security applications and alerting them to potential advanced threats. The release of this new...

2014-06-24 23:05:03

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Cyber Security markets. Global market for Cyber Security is projected to reach US$139.8 billion by 2020, primarily driven by the growing focus among private and public enterprises on protecting IT infrastructure from cyber threats. San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – While the modern interconnected world brings in numerous advantages and empowers enterprises, it also brings in a fair share of...

2014-06-24 23:02:32

KnowBe4’s Ransomware “We Pay if You’re Hit” Protection Gives Businesses a Safety Net Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Even with the recent international law enforcement "Operation Tovar" shutting down Cryptolocker operations, it appears the number one ransomware Trojan is back in business. KnowBe4 reports a new strain of the infamous CryptoLocker has been found. The new Trojan does not rely on the 2048-bit RSA encryption and does not need any communication with a...

2014-06-24 08:38:52

TORONTO, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Computer users cite the risk of security threats from malware as the top reason not to use unlicensed software. Among their specific concerns are intrusions by hackers and loss of data. Yet a striking 25 percent of the software installed on personal computers in Canada in 2013 was not properly licensed. These and other findings released today in the BSA Global Software Survey underscore the need for effective software management practices, especially in...


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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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