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Phishing Scams Continue Upward Trend In First Quarter 2014

Phishing Scams Continue Upward Trend In First Quarter 2014

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...

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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...

2014-06-23 12:23:04

Consumers in doubt should call electric companies directly to verify account status; avoid giving financial or personal information to unsolicited callers or emailers AUSTIN, Texas, June 23, 2014 In response to a scam affecting consumers cross Texas, members of the Association of Electric Companies of Texas (AECT) are warning consumers of unsolicited calls and emails that threaten to cut off electricity to consumers who don't share personal information like bank accounts or Social Security...

2014-06-17 08:30:40

Investment Will Support Expansion of the Company's Behavioral Biometric Authentication and Threat Detection Solutions in North America, Europe and Latin America BOSTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioCatch, the global leader in behavioral biometric authentication and threat detection, announced today that it has completed a $10 million financing round. The funding will be used to expand R&D efforts and continue growth in key markets, including the U.S. and Europe. The...

2014-06-16 08:32:50

New protection against email-based attacks extends the usability of Votiro's free service TEL AVIV, Israel, June 16, 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 it has extended the usability of its free, cloud-based, sanitization service to include protection against spear phishing and other email-based attacks....

2014-06-05 23:05:36

Is it Game Over for ‘GameOver Zeus’? Pittsburgh, PA. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Malcovery Security announced today that it has issued a special report, ‘The many faces of GameOver Zeus: A Today’s Top Threats special topic report, which is free to download at http://info.malcovery.com/special-report-many-faces-of-gameover-zeus. Despite the recent indictment against the alleged cybercriminal behind GameOver Zeus and CrytpoLocker, there is still much to learn. GameOver Zeus is considered...

2014-05-31 23:05:44

As the Iranian cyber espionage attack called Newscaster is exposed, the power of social engineering again steps into the spotlight. Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics, discusses the lessons US businesses should take from this type of attack, and the necessity to raise social engineering awareness at every level within an organization to improve cyber security posture. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 With over a billion active users monthly from all around the...

2014-05-30 23:08:30

Trojans were responsible for four out of five infections worldwide; First three months of the year witnessed some of the biggest data thefts since creation of the Internet. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, has announced the latest findings of the PandaLabs Quarterly Report for Q1 2014. The main conclusions of the study include the fact that malware creation has broken all records during this period, with 15+ million new samples overall, and more...

2014-05-29 08:36:10

EBay's password data breach offers IT professionals an ideal opportunity for reducing their risk by educating clients about the costly dangers of spear phishing. CHICAGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechInsurance, the nation's leading online source of business insurance for small IT firms, announced today that eBay's recent data breach could lead to a spate of "spear phishing" attacks. Unlike traditional phishing scams, spear phishing messages incorporate information hackers gather about the...

2014-05-28 12:36:54

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biometric Tool Prevents Fraud and Reduces Customer Friction for eCommerce Websites and Mobile Applications BioCatch, the global leader in behavioral biometric authentication and threat detection, announced today the launch of its eCommerce fraud prevention solution. The new tool uses behavioral biometric analysis to detect suspicious behavior and authenticate repeat customers, while...

2014-05-24 23:01:49

Once again, a corporate behemoth found itself making headlines for all the wrong reasons this week when it came to light that eBay had been successfully hacked about a month ago and up to 145 million users had their personal information exposed in one of the largest data breaches in history. Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics, sheds some light on how these mega breaches keep happening and discusses the costly fallout that can accompany data breaches of any...


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