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2013-08-19 23:18:36

As phishing attempts increase, Internet security awareness training firm KnowBe4 warns businesses and individuals against believing the naysayers—security training is not only effective, but is a requisite in today’s technologically advanced world. Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Cybercriminals have become the perpetual thorn in America’s side—cybercrime is now estimated to cost the U.S. economy $140 billion and half a million jobs each year (1). As IT professionals...

2013-08-07 23:19:04

Students Must Learn a Lesson or Two on Cybersecurity as They Prepare for the 2013-2014 School Year San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime solutions, today announces several threats that can compromise consumers’ back to school shopping. The National Retail Foundation (NRF) predicts that families will spend a combined total of $45.8 billion on school-related supplies this year, with 31.7 percent of those purchases made...

Apple Developer Website Online Again Following Cyberattack
2013-07-28 09:12:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Apple's developer website was back online Friday, more than a week after it was targeted by a hacker who reportedly attempted to steal personal information, various media outlets have reported. According to Bloomberg's Jordan Robertson, the website used by engineers who write Mac and iOS device applications was said to be active as of 5pm Pacific time on July 26. The attack had forced it offline for a total of eight days....

2013-07-17 23:19:33

Scambook, the Internet's leading complaint resolution platform, wants to educate the public about bad email habits that may place them at increased risk for online scams, identity theft and fraud. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Scambook, the Internet's leading complaint resolution platform, wants to educate the public about bad email habits that may place them at increased risk for online scams, identity theft and fraud. The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) estimates...


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