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Open Sesame! Using Your Smartphone As A Secure Key
2013-01-04 06:16:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Smartphones may soon be able to function more securely as keys to homes and cars, thanks to new research from the Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology (SIT). While such capability has been possible for some time, the Fraunhofer researchers have developed a 'key app' that is even more versatile and secure than current solutions. The ShareKey software “is built around modern security technologies and can...

2013-01-02 05:04:30

EvictionRecords.com, an online provider of tenant screening background reports, has always recognized the importance of website security. As evidence of this, the site was recently awarded the highest online security certification by GeoTrust, one of the world´s largest digital certificate providers. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 GeoTrust ®, one of the world´s largest digital certificate providers, has awarded its highest online security certification to...

2012-12-22 05:00:56

Precept Partners notes increased sophistication of phishing and emerging ℠ransomware´ attacks; advise clients of need to step up internal security measures and staff training to protect company assets Buchanan, Michigan (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 The Internet consultants at Precept Partners have alerted their clients to the need to review internal security procedures in view of increasingly sophisticated phishing methods and emerging ℠ransomware´ attacks. The...

2012-12-13 05:03:59

Extended Validation level SSL security to increase trust and confidence in mobile payment service (PRWEB) December 12, 2012 GlobalSign (https://www.globalsign.co.uk), one of the longest established Certification Authorities (CA) and specialists in high assurance SSL Certificates, today announced that emu (https://emu.me), the free payment company, has implemented GlobalSign´s Extended Validation (EV) SSL to secure online registrations and payment transaction pages throughout its web...

2012-12-04 08:32:27

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), a global leader in unified web security, email security, mobile security and data loss prevention (DLP), today announced the general availability of ACE in the Cloud for the TRITON(TM) architecture. ACE in the Cloud is a global overlay cloud defense that is easily deployed and stops cyber attacks with both real-time threat analysis and security defenses. "Before ACE in the Cloud, CSOs with traditional networking...

2012-11-28 12:28:41

CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In its analysis of targeted attack data collected between February and September this year, global cloud security leader Trend Micro (TYO: 4704;TSE: 4704) found that 91 percent of targeted attacks involved spear phishing. This finding reinforces the company's stance that these attacks often begin at a very simple point of contact - an email message that is cleverly crafted to entice a specific individual to either open a malicious file...

2012-11-28 08:33:19

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a leader in delivering Internet security as a service, today announced the integration of advanced anti-phishing capabilities into the Webroot® Web Security Service, the foremost cloud-based security service that helps businesses tackle the complexities of protecting corporate networks from web-borne threats and enforcing web-usage policies. The unique challenges in the detection of phishing sites demand an innovative approach, and...

2012-11-26 08:29:02

CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Trend Micro is releasing security best practices and tips for Cyber Monday shopping. WHO: 147 million mobile and online shoppers are expected to look for the cheapest deals and hot holiday gifts during the holiday shopping season,...

2012-11-26 08:28:14

CLEARWATER, Fla., Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In August 2012, yet not reported until October, one malicious email opened by an employee of the South Carolina Department of Revue caused a massive cyberattack - theft of 3.8 million tax returns, Social Security numbers of 1.9 million people, access to data on 699,900 business tax returns and 3.3 million bank accounts, according to NBC.com. KnowBe4, an internet security awareness training firm, says that attacks like this could be prevented by...

Go Daddy Websites Targeted In Ransomware Attack
2012-11-27 11:32:54

The following article has been updated with new information from Scott Gerlach, Director of Information Security Operations at Go Daddy. redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Users who have their websites hosted by Go Daddy are being infected with ransomware following a recent cyberattack on the company's DNS records, online security experts are reporting. According to Fraser Howard, a Principal Virus Researcher with SophosLabs, the hackers behind these attacks are...