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2014-02-18 12:34:16

CHANTILLY, Va., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PhishMe Inc., creator of the industry-leading phishing mitigation and detection platform, today reported extraordinary corporate performance for the 2013 fiscal year. Bookings grew 130% over the previous year and the company achieved significant increases across all key corporate performance measures, including the largest fourth quarter in company history. The threat landscape is driving adoption of solutions that complement security...

2014-02-13 23:29:53

Entevia, LLC, releases WhoSends, which allows the receiver of an email to use a "key-phrase image" to authenticate the sender of the message. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Entevia, LLC, a technology startup located in Gainesville, FL, is proud to announce the release of WhoSends (https://www.whosends.com), a cloud-based anti-phishing, anti-spoofing service. Contrary to ordinary anti-phishing filters, which use a reputation-based approach, WhoSends uses a...

2014-02-13 23:23:25

Wombat Security will provide CIOsynergy attendees with best practices in security awareness and training that help employees learn secure behavior. Hoffman Estates, Illinois (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 CIOsynergy, a provider of thought leading conferences, today announced Wombat Security participation at its event on February 20, 2014 at the JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead hotel, in Georgia. Wombat Security Technologies provides information security awareness and training software to help...

2014-02-12 23:22:49

NuTech becomes sixth member of Malcovery’s ‘RedHanded Alliance’ growing reseller network focused on email-based threat intelligence to stop and prevent phishing and malware Pittsburgh, PA. and New York City, NY. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Malcovery®Security, the leader in delivering actionable threat intelligence that can be applied to neutralize email-based threats such as phishing, spam and malware, today announced that NuTech Integrated Systems has become a part of...

Creating A Better Internet Theme For This Year's Safer Internet Day
2014-02-11 09:41:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday, organizations and educators in more than 100 countries will hold activities to recognize Safer Internet Day (SID) – a campaign designed to bring awareness to various online safety concerns, such as cyber-bullying and identity theft. The theme for this year’s Safer Internet Day is “Let's create a better internet together.” “The Internet touches our lives every day; we email to stay connected, share photos and...

2014-02-11 08:40:25

Cyber threats and attacks have become more complex DALLAS, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Trend Micro Incorporated's (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704) 2013 annual threat roundup report, "Cashing in on Digital Information," security breaches, cyber criminals, and organized attacks made it nearly impossible to keep personal and financial data private. Large-scale attacks on privacy and security are detailed in the report that covers online bank hacking, mobile threats, infrastructure attacks,...

2014-02-11 08:39:48

Utilizes Innovative Techniques to Provide Industry's Most Up-to-date Protection for Advanced Email-Borne Threats NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SilverSky, the leading independent provider of cloud-based managed security services, today announced the launch of its Targeted Attack Prevention (TAP) solution. TAP will help customers better prepare for and prevent today's more sophisticated threats, including targeted attacks, zero-day attacks and advanced persistent threats...

2014-02-11 00:22:49

Global Microsoft Consumer Safety Index reveals impact of poor online safety behaviors. REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of international Safer Internet Day (SID) and following the release of the latest results of the third annual Microsoft Computing Safety Index (MCSI), Microsoft Corp. is asking consumers to "Do 1 Thing" to stay safer online and commit to doing so on a new, interactive website, http://www.microsoft.com/saferonline. (Logo:...

2014-02-10 23:02:31

New Breed of Ransomware is Leaving Skilled IT Admins at the Mercy of End Users Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 CryptoLocker is alive and flourishing according to Security Awareness Training company KnowBe4. Complaints of CryptoLocker infections and resulting loss of data is on the rise. The malicious code, also referred to as “ransomware” due to the demand for fees to release captured files, is increasingly causing problems for IT security staff due to variants of the software...

Yahoo Mail Hacked Again
2014-01-31 12:55:40

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Yahoo just rejoined the ranks of companies that have been compromised by hackers. The company said its Yahoo Mail servers were hacked, and sent a notice to users advising that passwords be changed. Yahoo has been through this before with its Yahoo Mail users. However, after a holiday shopping season where a number of retail accounts were compromised by hackers who gained access to credit card information from hundreds of millions of...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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