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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...

2014-07-03 08:25:08

LONDON, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The percentage of spam [http://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792339/Spam_in_May_2014 ] in email traffic in May averaged 69.8 per cent - 1.3 percentage points less than the previous month. May saw numerous mass mailings for schools and colleges offering distance learning; other spam mailings were more straightforward, simply inviting users to buy a qualification. All that was required was a donation to a church that would then...

2014-06-30 23:14:22

Spending on Cyber Security Increases in 2014, Focus on Software Greenbelt, Maryland (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 When it comes to how businesses are approaching cyber security, most know what to do in the event of a cyber incident, defending against phishing and social engineering attacks is priority, and concern over company web facing applications is high, according to a recent survey by TrainACE, a cyber security training organization. When TrainACE asked more than 200 senior-level IT and...

Phishing Scams Continue Upward Trend In First Quarter 2014
2014-06-30 13:29:23

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cyber criminals have continued to cast a line and looked to lure in unsuspecting computer users as phishing scams saw a sharp increase in the first quarter of 2014. According to the Anti-Phishing Work Group (APWG) there was a 10.7 percent rise in phishing-related cyber-crime over the previous quarter. This is especially worrisome warns the APWG as the group had previously reported that 2013 was one of the heaviest years for phishing on...


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