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2009-05-26 02:00:00

Strong host authentication: VASCO patent pending technology offering one of the strongest One-Time Password solutions on the market OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and ZURICH, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI) (www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in authentication products, announces that it will be integrating strong host authentication into DIGIPASS(R) 250, 260 and 270 and available in the 3rd quarter of this year....

2009-03-09 07:30:00

Key Findings Unveil Significant Risks of Cyber Attacks Placing Enterprises' Data at Tremendous Risk NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrepidus Group, a leading provider of information security solutions, today announced initial findings of a research study on the worldwide vulnerability to spear phishing attacks. The Intrepidus Group study was drawn on data from 32 phishing scenarios against a total of 69,000 employees around the world. Key findings of the study include: 23% of people...

2008-10-13 15:00:14

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Late last week SonicWALL, Inc. , a leading secure network infrastructure company, saw the first phishing threat to hit inboxes related to the banking-related crisis. The first threat targeted at Washington Mutual and Chase Manhattan online banking customers asks customers to verify their personal information using a dummy Chase website. If you are a Chase Manhattan or Washington Mutual customer and receive this type of email, you may be...

2008-10-09 07:25:00

By Jon Swartz SAN FRANCISCO -- The rippling financial crisis has sent consumers scurrying to the Internet for answers and advice. Online fraudsters are right behind, devising ways to steal personal information. Cybercrooks are creating fake websites, spam, phishing attacks and malicious software code to take advantage of anxiety during the economic calamity. Like other extraordinary news events, the crisis has heightened fears and made people desperate for information, say computer-security...

2008-10-07 15:00:17

By Swagata Sen The Internet has suddenly emerged as an easily accessible place to steal money and identities, as most users still operate through unsafe systems and are blissfully unaware of the dangers that lurk in cyber networks. The trouble is, Internet users are only as good as their password and i-pin. And phishing (Internet bank account hacking) is the way for miscreants and conmen to get hold of it. Internet users in India are being flooded by e-mails on millions of pounds or...

2008-08-06 18:00:14

By Anthony Cronin, The Day, New London, Conn. Aug. 3--If it looks fishy, it probably is phishy -- at least when it comes to the Internet. That's the sound advice of Lisia Quinlivan, a vice president and manager of electronic commerce at the Westerly-based Washington Trust Co. bank. Quinlivan is an expert in online banking and Web-based security and she knows that "phishing" -- slang for online fraud -- is one of the most common, and insidious, security problems that we face in...

2008-07-24 09:00:35

Trusteer, the customer protection company for online businesses, today announced that its Rapport product has been enhanced with a real-time cloud-based Phishing protection service that reduces fraud and asset theft if account data is stolen. The new service alerts online businesses when their customers access a malicious website so the account can be suspended and assets protected. Discount brokerage firm Muriel Siebert is a current user of the Trusteer product. Muriel Siebert, the...

2008-07-16 12:00:45

Secure Identity Systems, a provider of identity theft protection systems, has announced that its anti-phishing services will help financial institutions gain control of their brand integrity online, while protecting consumers from phishing attacks. Most important, these services enable financial institutions to fulfill Section 114 of the Identity Theft Red Flags and Address Discrepancies under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), which requires them to implement...

2008-07-16 06:00:21

By Byron Acohido Call them the Coreflood Gang. A ring of cyber bank robbers from southern Russia has quietly perfected a way to get a beachhead inside company networks. Once inside, it infects every PC within reach with a custom-made data-stealing program called Coreflood. The goal: go rip off bank accounts online. Over the past 16 months, the Coreflood Gang has infected swaths of PCs inside thousands of companies, hospitals, universities and government agencies, says SecureWorks...

2008-07-15 09:00:38

Phishing attacks aren't causing problems for just consumers. They're also destroying the integrity of financial institution brands online. But now with new anti-phishing services from Secure Identity Systems (SIS), financial institutions gain control of their brand integrity online, while protecting consumers from phishing attacks. Most important, these services enable financial institutions to fulfill Section 114 of the Identity Theft Red Flags and Address Discrepancies under the Fair and...


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'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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