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2014-08-23 23:02:12

The diplomatic tension with China over cyber attacks may have just gotten another infusion of fire to deal with after it was reported earlier this week that one of the biggest hospital groups in the US was the victim of a data breach which yielded 4.5 million records containing Personally Identifiable Information. The founder of Global Digital Forensics discusses why healthcare organizations are prime targets for hackers, and why regularly testing for vulnerabilities and advanced malware...

2014-08-18 12:22:24

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As scammers continue to target the customers of utility service providers across the country, Duke Energy is reminding its customers not to fall victim to fraudulent activity. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO "Unfortunately, we continue to receive reports across our service areas of individuals impersonating Duke Energy employees to steal money from our customers," said Gayle Lanier, Duke Energy's senior vice president of...

2014-08-11 12:31:42

LONDON, August 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Epic" operation serves as the first phase in a multi-stage infection of the Turla campaign Turla, also known as Snake or Uroburos is one of the most sophisticated ongoing cyber-espionage campaigns. When the first research on Turla/Snake/Uroburos was published, it didn't answer one major question: how do victims become infected? The latest Kaspersky Lab research on this operation reveals that Epic is the initial stage...

2014-08-08 23:05:13

Ness Consulting becomes the ninth member of Malcovery’s ‘RedHanded Alliance,’ its growing reseller network focused on email-based threat intelligence to stop and prevent phishing and malware. Pittsburgh, PA and Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Malcovery® Security, the leader in delivering actionable threat intelligence that can be applied to neutralize email-based malicious threats, today announced that Ness Consulting has become a part of Malcovery’s ‘RedHanded...

2014-08-07 12:32:48

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prilock has released the first security awareness training produced specifically for anyone who uses a smartphone, laptop, tablet, or Wifi and doesn't want to become a computer expert. From seniors to CEO's, moms to small & medium businesses, everyone is targeted. If you own a business, do online banking, pay bills, email, or use social media, you need to understand why you are a target and how you will be attacked....

2014-08-05 08:43:28

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PhishMe(®) Inc., the leading provider of threat management for organizations concerned about human susceptibility to advanced targeted attacks, today announced record growth for the first half of 2014, with strong bookings growth of over 95 percent for the same period a year ago, in 2013. PhishMe has also experienced healthy demand from enterprises with one-third of the Fortune 100 now adopting PhishMe's solutions. "The demand for our innovative...

2014-08-02 23:01:50

Black Hat has become the go-to convention where black hats and white hats collide, with hackers showing off their ingenuity and prowess by openly defeating popular security measures, and security professionals demonstrating all of their latest tools and methods in their never-ending battle to keep up. The founder of Global Digital Forensics discusses how covering cybersecurity basics and getting the right emergency incident response plans in place can keep organizations on point for...

2014-07-30 23:13:35

Netmail and Farsight Security sponsor webinar entitled "Defending Against Spear Phishing Attacks" presented by Internet Pioneer Dr. Paul Vixie Montreal, Canada and San Mateo, California (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Netmail, the leader in email management solutions for Microsoft Exchange, and Farsight Security, Inc., the leader in Passive DNS solutions, today announced that their upcoming webinar to be hosted on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. EST and entitled “Defending...

2014-07-30 23:06:02

Agari Accelerates Company Growth; Triples Year Over Year Revenue San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Agari, the leading provider of data-driven security solutions that detect and prevent advanced email cyberthreats, today announced the company has been recognized as anAlwaysOn Global 250 Top Private Company winner. The announcement comes on the heels of the company’s continued growth, seeing its client base double in the past year and revenue triple in the first half of 2014 compared to...

2014-07-30 08:39:32

Nearly Half of Gamers Have Experienced Malware Attacks, with Trojans, Phishing and Rootkits Ranked Among the Highest Infections BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study on security and PC gamers, conducted by Webroot, the market leader in cloud-based, real-time Internet threat detection, details the security perspective of players on their gaming systems. The study indicates that many gamers either disable their security or remove it altogether, thereby sacrificing...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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