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Mobile Security Framework: How to Keep Enterprises Secure

According to eMarketer, the global smartphone audience surpassed the 1 billion mark in 2012 and was projected to total 1.75 billion in 2014. Meanwhile, Gartner projects more than 268 billion

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Gangs of hackers cause cyber breaches to spike 23%

Organized criminal gangs of hackers got smarter, faster and more ubiquitous last year, pulling off 312 major breaches against companies. That’s up 23% from the year before, Symantec’s 2014 Internet


Microsoft, Kaspersky Take Down Fast-Spreading Simda Botnet

Interpol and European authorities take down a second botnet, cooperating this time with Microsoft, Kaspersky Lab and Trend Micro. International law-enforcement authorities at Interpol teamed up with Microsoft, the Cyber Defense


Buh-bye Beebone! Law enforcement kills polymorphic virus-spreading botnet

International law enforcement activity has taken out the botnet used by the Beebone worm – polymorphic malware that threatened thousands of computers worldwide. Instead of calling home to servers controlled by

BYOD/Big Data

Why Cybersecurity Needs Big Data Tech, Especially Hadoop

When cyber criminals really started ramping up their activities several years ago, security experts realized they needed bigger and better tools if they had any hope of slowing them down.

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Corporate Cybercrime Trends: Employee Endpoint Exploitation

Cybercriminals are leveraging vulnerabilities of the Internet, browsers, operating systems, and applications to secretly and proficiently gain access to corporate information assets. Compromising employee endpoints with malware has become the


Protect your Business from a Dyre Wolf Attack

In a new article, eMazzanti Technologies illustrates how social engineering exploits the weakest link in data security and presents steps to protect financial assets from cyber criminals. eMazzanti Technologies, a

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Sophisticated Fraud Rings Target Wireless Carriers

Wireless carriers are under attack by groups of fraudsters, who are using stolen identities to buy large numbers of phones, and then selling them quickly through online sites or overseas.

Identity Theft

Use e-banking? Your cash may be at risk

Dubai — Millions of people who use online banking and payment systems are at risk of serious financial losses due to cyber fraud, research from cyber security giant Kaspersky Lab

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The high cost of security complacency: Trend Micro Malaysia annual roundup

Photo – (From left) Law Chee Wan, Manager, Technical Sales, Trend Micro; and Goh Chee Hoh, Managing Director for Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia, Trend Micro. During a Chinese New Year