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  • Verizon“™s Carlos Arcila: Cyber Strategy Needed for Energy Grids - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Verizon“™s Carlos Arcila: Cyber Strategy Needed for Energy Grids

    Carlos Arcila, external communications manager for Verizon Enterprise Solutions, has recommended several ways to safeguarding the country“™s energy infrastructure from cyber attacks. He noted on the Verizon blog Tuesday that organizations that operate and monitor U.S. energy and utility systems need cybersecurity framework especially now that the grid has become modernized and connected. “As new technologies […] More

  • Europe Crowned New King of Spam - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Europe Crowned New King of Spam

    Europe is now the top spam-producing country in the world, bypassing North and South Americas, and Asia-Pacific, according to the Trend Micro semi-annual 2010 threat report. Spam continued to grow between January and June 2010, stalling briefly during April. Despite common perception, porn consists of only 4 percent of all spam. Commercial, scams-based and health/medical […] More

  • Phishers Keep Up Their Antics on Social-Networking Sites, Online Classifieds, Gaming Industries - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Phishers Keep Up Their Antics on Social-Networking Sites, Online Classifieds, Gaming Industries

    A report reveals phishing gangs continue increasing their efforts against brands in the social networking, online classifieds and online gaming industries. Researchers of the APWG Phishing Activity Trends Report found that attacks on brands in the online retail, auction and financial services sectors decreased while payment services increased more than 10 percent in 2010. The […] More

  • Crimeware Hosting ISP Taken Out - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Crimeware Hosting ISP Taken Out

    Ukrainian PegasusHosting, a crimeware friendly ISP, has been partially taken-down by one of its upstream providers. The ISP, known for hosting phishing mule scams and other crimeware, has had a significant portion of its IP addresses null routed, according to dynamoo.com, a security blog. “Hosted web sites include fake pharmacies, fake job sites, hacking, porn […] More

  • Cyber-Crime Toolkits for Newbies Pose Threat, Symantec Reports - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cyber-Crime Toolkits for Newbies Pose Threat, Symantec Reports

    You don’t have to be a cyber pro anymore to hack computers and steal information. According to Symantec’s recent security threat report, it’s now easier than ever for amateurs to carry out full-fledged cyber attacks, without going broke in the process of acquiring the necessary crimeware. These days, the Zeus21 toolkit that allows customization of […] More

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