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2014-07-26 23:02:06

Nigeria has long been a hotbed for cyber scammers notorious for preying on individuals to steal funds using social engineering techniques, but according to a new report, now businesses are becoming their targets and data theft their objective. Global Digital Forensics’ founder talks about the importance of social engineering awareness for businesses, how that critical awareness can be raised, and why regular testing is vital. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 As reported in this...

2014-07-23 23:21:13

List Contains Most ‘Missed’ Phished Brands Based on Email-based Threat Intelligence (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Malcovery®, the leader in delivering actionable threat intelligence that can be proactively applied to neutralize the danger and attacks by cyber criminals in the areas of phishing, spam and malware, released today the latest ‘Top 10 Phished Brands That Your Antivirus is Missing,’ a report that discloses leading brands that are most exploited by cybercriminals in phishing...

2014-07-22 08:36:25

Votiro is acknowledged for its innovative anti-exploit technology for protecting enterprises against spear phishing attacks TEL AVIV, Israel, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Votiro [http://www.votiro.com ], the provider of Secure Data Sanitization solutions for protecting organizations against zero-day and other ongoing cyber-threats, announced today that the company has been selected as a 2014 Emerging Vendor by CRN magazine, the top news source for solution providers and the IT...

2014-07-17 23:06:08

This free comprehensive report looks at how the threat persists and what actions should be taken. Pittsburgh, PA and Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Malcovery®, the leader in delivering actionable intelligence that can be applied to neutralize the threats and actions by cyber criminals in the areas of phishing, spam and malware, released today a ‘Special Brief: Today’s Top Threats Report: Asprox/Kuluoz Malware,” a free threat intelligence briefing that details the malware...

2014-07-15 08:35:36

Spear phishing incidents increased 91% in 2013, with one in five small businesses targeted. CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Symantec's 2014 Internet Security Threat Report shows a 91 percent increase in spear phishing attacks from 2012 to 2013, a trend TechInsurance warns affects network and security consultants. According to the report, one in five small businesses was targeted with a spear phishing email in 2013. For government offices and those in finance or real estate, the rate...

Microsoft Warning: Hackers Using Counterfeit Digital Certificates To Spoof Popular Websites
2014-07-11 06:36:51

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Users of Microsoft's Windows Internet Explorer – as well as other Windows applications – could be at risk by attacks that utilize counterfeit encryption certificates that allow for "spoof" sites to resemble the real deal. Hackers are using these counterfeit encryption certificates to fill in for legitimate credentials for such popular online destinations as Google, Yahoo and other Internet properties. "Microsoft is aware of...

2014-07-10 23:10:11

Bloxx will integrate the Mailshell Anti-Spam Engine to provide its customers with enhanced protection against spam, phishing and email-borne fraud. Edinburgh and San Francisco (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Mailshell, the leading provider of Internet security engines for OEMs, today announced that Bloxx has selected Mailshell to provide spam filtering for its email security solutions. Bloxx will integrate the Mailshell Anti-Spam Engine to provide its customers with enhanced protection against...

2014-07-10 23:03:58

New comprehensive service protects financial institutions and their customers from account takeover attacks. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 PhishLabs, the leading provider of cybercrime protection and intelligence services that fight back against online threats, announces the launch of ATO|Prevent™ to help banks and credit unions stop account takeover (ATO) and reduce losses due to online fraud. ATO|Prevent provides proactive detection and mitigation of account takeover attacks...

2014-07-08 23:04:25

Company also achieves record automated analysis with auto-classification 92% of phishing URLs. Pittsburgh, PA. and Birmingham, AL. (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Malcovery Security announced today that it achieved several major milestones in delivering email-based threat intelligence, underscoring its unique analytics and patented technology capabilities in light of the unprecedented surge in phishing attack campaigns, as reported in June 2014, by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG)...

2014-07-05 23:02:03

With just one member of an organization falling for the phishing scam that delivers the EMOTET Trojan, everyone and everything on the network they are connected to can be put at risk. Global Digital Forensics’ founder discusses what organizations can do to raise social engineering awareness to protect against these type of malware infiltrations, while at the same time helping to secure other critical aspects of their cyber security posture. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 Earlier...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.