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2014-04-23 08:39:55

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Learning Systems (GLS), a leading eLearning solutions provider of off-the-shelf and customized security and compliance training, announced the newest addition to its compliance library: the Anti-phishing Essentials Training course that incorporates scenario-based learning and gamification elements to educate employees on one of today's largest threats to information security. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/77427...

2014-04-22 23:06:53

Commissioned paper reveals how companies can protect their network and their brand through intelligence-led security. Pittsburgh, PA and Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Malcovery® Security, the leader in delivering actionable threat intelligence that can be applied to neutralize email-based malicious threats, today released a white paper entitled “Disrupting The Phishing Supply Chain with Threat Intelligence,” available as a free download at...

2014-04-15 23:09:26

First List of 2014 Contains Most ‘Missed’ Phished Brands Based on Big Data Threat Intelligence Pittsburgh, PA and Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) April 15, 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...

2014-04-07 04:22:19

ABINGDON, England, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to data collected as part of Kaspersky Lab's 'Financial cyber threats in 2013' [http://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792330/Financial_cyber_threats_in_2013_Part_1_phishing ] study, cybercriminals are trying harder than ever to acquire confidential user information and steal money from bank accounts by creating fake sites mimicking financial organisations. In 2013, 31.45 per cent of phishing attacks were trading...

2014-04-04 23:33:08

KnowBe4 issues warning to computer users of new ransomware, how to avoid infection and how to avoid being caught up in a cyber-gang war. Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 KnowBe4 CEO Stu Sjouwerman issued an alert today warning computer users of a new but very nasty ransomware named CryptoDefense. A copycat competitor to CryptoLocker, CryptoDefense was released in late February, 2014 and is much worse than the original. The ransomware targets text, picture, video, PDF and MS Office...

2014-03-31 08:34:27

MARTINSVILLE, N.J., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With cyber threats around the globe evolving and becoming more sophisticated, evidenced by the recent data breach at retailer Target, it is important that consumers protect themselves when using technology for sensitive information or data. There are a number of steps that individuals can take to help improve their security both on and off the internet, including a few suggestions from Condor Capital below: Passwords: One of the...

2014-03-27 23:25:48

"Watching the (Digital) Detectives Rout Out Cyber Fraudsters" article highlights how digital forensics is becoming the preferred way to battle the bad guys. Pittsburgh, PA and Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Malcovery®Security, the leader in delivering actionable threat intelligence that can be applied to neutralize email-based malicious threats, received coverage in Inc. Magazine, as a part of Inc.'s 2014 Best Industries series, highlighting the top industries...

2014-03-27 23:01:55

Companies Taking Security Awareness Training Seriously - Human error ranks high on threat list; companies are turning to security awareness training to solve the problem. Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Security is harder to maintain than it was a year ago according to a study done by KnowBe4, a US based security awareness company. Ransomware (CryptoLocker or CryptoDefense), rapid technology advances and adoption of BYOD create a greater challenge for businesses to stay abreast of...

2014-03-25 23:22:07

modusGate recognized as solid option for Exchange security protection by J. Peter Bruzzese, an Exchange MVP. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 modusGate has been awarded the MSExchange.org Gold Award for providing an email security solution on enterprise Microsoft Exchange servers. A solution that is simplified streamlined and combines anti-spam, anti-phishing and anti-virus protection. J. Peter Bruzzese (Triple-MCSE, MCT, MCITP) an Exchange MVP, stated “I’ve increased my...

2014-03-24 04:23:47

ABINGDON, England, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaspersky Lab today reveals its Spam analysis for February 2014. It found that many malicious attachments in February's spam came in emails allegedly sent by women who wanted to make new friends in the run-up to Valentine's Day. Some attackers went even further by trying to hook recipients with the promise of explicit photos in archives attached to messages. There were also more conventional malicious mass mailings imitating...


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