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  • Report: Web Hosts Common Target of Phishers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Web Hosts Common Target of Phishers

    Nearly 40 percent of web hosts were repeat victims of phishing attacks that resulted in the placing of malware on their server platforms, according to a new report by the Internet Policy Committee of the Anti-Phishing Working Group. Thirty-seven percent of respondents said their websites had phishing or spoof sites planted on their web servers […] More

  • A Sneak Peek into National Cybersecurity Awareness Month - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    A Sneak Peek into National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    With National Cyber Security Awareness Month just around the corner, public and private sectors have already begun offering sneak peaks into what will transpire in October to educate citizens on safe and secure Internet use. NCSA, along with the Department of Homeland Security and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center, has sponsored National Cyber […] More

  • Poll Reveals Americans Fear Identity Theft Most with Internet Use - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Poll Reveals Americans Fear Identity Theft Most with Internet Use

    An overwhelming majority of Americans believe their personal online actions can help make cyberspace safer for everyone, according to a national survey released today by the National Cyber Security Alliance and the Anti-Phishing Working Group. The poll revealed 96 percent of American adults feel a personal responsibility to be safer and more secure online, while […] More

  • One Group Responsible for Majority of Phishing Attacks - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    One Group Responsible for Majority of Phishing Attacks

    One criminal operation has been responsible for 66 percent of phishing attacks throughout the world, according to a report released by the Anti-Phishing Working Group. The Avalanche gang, which allegedly grew out of a previously active cyber gang, was responsible for 2/3rds of phishing attacks and a 2 fold increase in crime. “Avalanche uses the […] More

  • One Group Responsible for 25 Percent of Phishing Attacks - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    One Group Responsible for 25 Percent of Phishing Attacks

    According to the Anti-Phishing Working Group, one gang of cyber criminals is responsible for 25 percent of the phishing attacks in the first half of 2009. The gang, called Avalanche, attack online services, job listing pages and financial institutions. Avalanche began operations late in 2008 and have consistently stepped up their attacks. The gang uses […] More

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