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2014-08-21 16:27:44

Service tells enterprises if they are hacked 6x faster than competition SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infocyte, Inc., a San Antonio-based cyber security startup, announced a new service for enterprise customers called an "Intrusion Assessment." The purpose of the assessment is to proactively determine if an organization's network has been breached by identifying the tools an attacker leaves behind to retain access and steal information. At a glance: -- Infocyte,...

google likes encryption
2014-08-08 04:41:43

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In an attempt to help protect Web surfers stay away from hackers, Google has adopted a new algorithm that will reward encrypted websites by placing them higher in their search results, various media outlets reported Thursday. According to Rolfe Winkler of the Wall Street Journal, the search engine is looking to reward websites that are more secure by giving “bonus points” to encrypted pages in its ranking algorithm. The...

2014-08-06 23:11:39

Rællic Systems, the research and development startup that enables average consumers to protect their communications from third party intrusions using a friendly web interface, today licensed the PitBull suite of operating system software from leading defense contractor General Dynamics C4 Systems. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Rællic Systems, which offers three levels of consumer messaging protection through client-side in-browser encryption, today made its capabilities...

2014-07-30 08:40:20

Identity Theft Main Reason for Breaches and Survey Shows 40 Percent of Consumers Very Unlikely To Do Business with Breached Companies BALTIMORE, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SafeNet, Inc., a global leader in data protection solutions, today released the highlights from its SafeNet Breach Level Index (BLI) for the second quarter of 2014. Between April and June of this year, there were a total of 237 breaches that compromised more than 175 million customer records of personal and financial...

2014-07-30 04:22:42

OTTAWA, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian Government's Chief Information Officer confirmed yesterday that Chinese state sponsored hackers have been found to be breaking into the networks of the National Research Council (NRC) - the leading research body for the government. Media reports say that there is concern at the highest levels of the government and that Foreign Minister John Baird met his counterpart in China, and had a comprehensive discussion on the subject....

2014-07-29 23:16:21

In their “Data Security” report, Computerbilities explores the essentials to preventing data breaches and how to remedy common vulnerabilities. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 IT Support Company, Computerbilities, has released their report detailing the recent major security breaches and outlining the essentials of preventing data breaches. The purpose of the report is to educate business owners on the importance of creating and implementing security measures to protect their data....

2014-07-23 23:13:24

With mobile-based two factor authentication, Townsend Security offers customers an additional control to protect core security solutions from unauthorized access due to compromised credentials. Olympia, WA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Townsend Security, a leading authority in data privacy solutions, today announced that their leading IBM i security solutions now support two factor authentication. This major update allows organizations to reduce the security weakness of relying on passwords as...

2014-07-23 23:06:13

RADAR 4.0 Supports Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) and Latest Changes to State Breach Notification Laws; ID Experts Announces Issuance of Second U.S. Patent for RADAR Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Financial institutions handle millions of transactions daily involving customers’ sensitive information. Add the complexities of maintaining the privacy of this information; mix in compliance obligations with federal regulations and the myriad of changing state breach laws; and you’ve got...

2014-07-17 23:05:54

New Strain of Ransomware CryptoWall Leads to Data Breach for Brokerage House Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The recent data breach at brokerage house Benjamin F. Edwards & Co. (BFE) was a result of a CryptoLocker copycat ransomware called CryptoWall, according to a document posted on the DOJ.NH website. The brokerage house announced this week that they had suffered the data breach on May 24, 2014 when they had their computer systems compromised by an unauthorized third party....

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...


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