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Panda Security finds more than 20 million new malware samples in Q3

Nov 29, 2014 11:24 am

Security firm PandaLabs discovered more than 20 new malware samples during Q3, as our PCs, mobile devices, and networks are under attack

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Consumers concerned about online financial payments, as threats loom

Aug 26, 2014 1:29 pm

Online shopping is extremely popular, but more customers are becoming aware of cyber threats growing in both frequency and sophistication

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Symantec working with Chinese government because of software ban

Jul 13, 2014 5:10 am

Symantec is working with Beijing to lift a reported ban on some of the company's software, as western companies walk a fine line while operating in China

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Kaspersky Lab announces 2015 editions of security solutions

Jul 9, 2014 12:42 am

Kaspersky Lab has announced its 2015 product lineup to keep Microsoft Windows, Google Android, and Apple OS X devices more secure from attacks

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Microsoft battles against malware crime groups in Algeria, Kuwait

Jul 1, 2014 12:34 am

Microsoft has a legal civil suit against two individuals and a company, in an effort to clamp down on malware that hit millions of Internet users worldwide

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Current cybersecurity threats are confusing and companies struggle

Jun 23, 2014 11:29 pm

Companies must try to defend against cyberattacks and keep data secure, but are left confused about evolving threats

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FBI teams up with NYPD and NYC MTA to create cybercrime task force

Jun 23, 2014 8:41 pm

The FBI, NYPD and MTA have teamed up to help defend against cyberattacks and study successful breaches in the New York region

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Companies should be more transparent and open about data breaches

Jun 23, 2014 3:02 am

Companies should be more transparent about data breaches, and trying to bury security incidents might lead to serious repercussions

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Gartner: Security software market grew 4.9 percent during 2013

Jun 10, 2014 7:49 pm

Even with growing security threats, the security software market grew just 4.9 percent in 2013, according to research firm Gartner

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KnowBe4 promises to pay ransoms if employees get compromised

Jun 7, 2014 4:22 am

Security firm KnowBe4 will pay ransoms if companies are hit by ransomware following the company's security training geared for businesses

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Palo Alto tries to crack down on cyberthreats hiding in plain sight

Jun 3, 2014 9:34 pm

Palo Alto Networks helps identify network threats that can be easily controlled by network administrators aware of common threats

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'Zberp' malware effectively targeting 450 financial institutions

May 27, 2014 6:42 pm

Cybercriminals have made the 'Zberp' malware, using two infamous pieces of malware code, to make a more effective attack solution targeting users

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Most data breach victims located in the U.S., Trustwave finds

May 24, 2014 5:50 pm

There is a growing urgency to try and defend against data breaches, with significant media attention and focus by cybersecurity experts

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Improving cybersecurity still likely won't be a company priority

May 23, 2014 7:17 pm

Cybersecurity is important, but decision makers don't invest as much as they should, due to no direct link to increased profit or revenue, experts say

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Another industry leader says most anti-virus bad at fighting malware

May 22, 2014 9:20 pm

Lastline Labs co-founder Engin Kirda isn't impressed by anti-virus software and their overall ability to defend against malware attacks

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Cybercriminal investigation leads to 80 arrested in 16 countries

May 19, 2014 9:35 pm

A cybercriminal group responsible for selling malware has been under pressure, with 80 members arrested in 16 different countries

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China talks up Web security to defend against 'hostile forces'

May 18, 2014 7:48 pm

The Chinese government fears foreign-based cyberattacks, and wants to continue to improve its own defenses as cyberattacks continue

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Google puts a stop to torrent piracy site Demonoid because of malware

May 11, 2014 2:37 am

Popular piracy site Demonoid has been temporarily blocked by Google and other companies, as the site reportedly has been spreading malware

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Kaspersky Lab: United States users faces most amount of spam attacks

May 8, 2014 3:46 am

Spammers are finding great success using modernized phishing techniques, in a successful effort to compromise data

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Cryptolocker ransomware now can hit Google Android devices

May 7, 2014 10:11 pm

The Cryptolocker ransomware has evolved and now targets Google Android devices, in addition to Microsoft Windows PCs, security researchers warn

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Microsoft says malware infection tripled in 2013, as threats evolve

May 7, 2014 9:20 pm

Microsoft releases its latest Security Intelligence Report (SIR), outlining current PC threats that face Microsoft Windows PCs and devices

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Security company Symantec shifts focus to minimize data breach damages

May 5, 2014 8:45 pm

Symantec is adjusting to changing cybersecurity needs, and is creating a response team to assist companies once they've been compromised

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Want some malware? Visit a piracy website and have fun, report says

Apr 30, 2014 9:20 pm

The majority of online piracy websites visited in the United Kingdom spread some type of malware or other computer bug, according to research

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Some websites finding it difficult to fix security after Heartbleed

Apr 15, 2014 7:42 pm

Security experts are finding it harder than realized to patch the Heartbleed vulnerability, improving user security

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Windows XP end of service looming, and security risks will continue

Apr 2, 2014 8:38 pm

Microsoft officially pulls the plug on Windows XP next Tuesday, April 8, and many consumers and businesses will be left exposed to potential threats

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