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2014-03-20 23:27:45

GreyCastle Security becomes the eighth member of Malcovery’s ‘RedHanded Alliance,’ its growing reseller network focused on email-based threat intelligence to stop and prevent phishing and malware Pittsburgh, PA. and Troy, NY (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Malcovery®Security, the leader in delivering actionable threat intelligence that can be applied to neutralize email-based malicious threats, today announced that GreyCastle Security has become a part of Malcovery’s ‘RedHanded...

Apple ID Phishing Scam Infected Electronic Arts Server
2014-03-20 04:52:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An EA Games web server was breached by hackers on Wednesday and made to display a page prompting visitors to enter their Apple ID account information as part of a phishing scam, various media outlets have reported. The hacking was first reported by UK based Internet security services company Netcraft, which revealed that the compromised server hosted a calendar used by a pair of EA websites. That calendar was based on WebCalendar...

2014-03-17 23:03:02

Malware strain creation hit record levels; total of 30 million new malicious strains in circulation. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, has published the results of its 2013 Annual Report, drawn up by PandaLabs. In 2013 alone, cyber-criminals created and distributed 20 percent of all malware that has ever existed, with a total of 30 million new malicious strains in circulation, at an average of 82,000 per day. A new milestone in malware...

2014-03-11 23:24:57

VirtualArmor becomes seventh member of Malcovery’s ‘RedHanded Alliance’, its growing reseller network focused on email-based threat intelligence to stop and prevent phishing and stop malware Pittsburgh, PA and Littleton, CO. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Malcovery®Security, the leader in delivering actionable threat intelligence that can be applied to neutralize email-based threats such as phishing, spam and malware, today announced that VirtualArmor has become a part of Malcovery’s...

2014-02-18 12:34:16

CHANTILLY, Va., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PhishMe Inc., creator of the industry-leading phishing mitigation and detection platform, today reported extraordinary corporate performance for the 2013 fiscal year. Bookings grew 130% over the previous year and the company achieved significant increases across all key corporate performance measures, including the largest fourth quarter in company history. The threat landscape is driving adoption of solutions that complement security...

2014-02-13 23:29:53

Entevia, LLC, releases WhoSends, which allows the receiver of an email to use a "key-phrase image" to authenticate the sender of the message. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Entevia, LLC, a technology startup located in Gainesville, FL, is proud to announce the release of WhoSends (https://www.whosends.com), a cloud-based anti-phishing, anti-spoofing service. Contrary to ordinary anti-phishing filters, which use a reputation-based approach, WhoSends uses a...

2014-02-13 23:23:25

Wombat Security will provide CIOsynergy attendees with best practices in security awareness and training that help employees learn secure behavior. Hoffman Estates, Illinois (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 CIOsynergy, a provider of thought leading conferences, today announced Wombat Security participation at its event on February 20, 2014 at the JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead hotel, in Georgia. Wombat Security Technologies provides information security awareness and training software to help...

2014-02-12 23:22:49

NuTech becomes sixth member of Malcovery’s ‘RedHanded Alliance’ growing reseller network focused on email-based threat intelligence to stop and prevent phishing and malware Pittsburgh, PA. and New York City, NY. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Malcovery®Security, the leader in delivering actionable threat intelligence that can be applied to neutralize email-based threats such as phishing, spam and malware, today announced that NuTech Integrated Systems has become a part of...

2014-02-10 23:02:31

New Breed of Ransomware is Leaving Skilled IT Admins at the Mercy of End Users Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 CryptoLocker is alive and flourishing according to Security Awareness Training company KnowBe4. Complaints of CryptoLocker infections and resulting loss of data is on the rise. The malicious code, also referred to as “ransomware” due to the demand for fees to release captured files, is increasingly causing problems for IT security staff due to variants of the software...

Chewbacca Malware Steals Multitude Of Data From PoS Systems
2014-01-31 11:52:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Thursday, cybersecurity research company RSA FirstWatch disclosed evidence of online criminals targeting small retailers in eleven countries. The hackers reportedly stole information on 49,000 payment cards with a software program known as "ChewBacca" before the operation was eventually shut down. The targeted companies were located in the United States, Russia, Canada and Australia and the hackers were able to gather information on...


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