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  • Technavio Sees 8% CAGR for Global Network Security Market in 2014-2019 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Technavio Sees 8% CAGR for Global Network Security Market in 2014-2019

    A new Technavio report predicts the global network security market will grow 7.84 percent year over year through 2019 on increases in use of mobile devices. The report compares products and features for market vendors and discusses what drives and inhibits the market, Technavio said Thursday. Technavio also described the market as fragmented due to the presence […] More

  • Mobile Malware Report Predicts 'Significant' Uptick in Cellphone Attacks - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mobile Malware Report Predicts 'Significant' Uptick in Cellphone Attacks

    On the heels of a recent study warning about mobile malware emerging as the new frontier of cyber crime comes another report that discusses the evolution of both smart devices and the threats that target them. The “Smartphone Malware Report,” by Panda Security and Spain’s National Cyber-Security Advisory Council, follows the historical milestones of mobile […] More

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    Panda Security, Brazilian Army Join Forces to Fight Cyber Terrorism

    In an effort to fight cyber terrorism in Brazil, Panda Security has signed an agreement to support the training of the Brazilian Army’s operational agents engaged in the battle against Internet-based crime and strategic intervention for cyber warfare. Panda Security will also provide endpoint protection to 37,500 computers belonging to the Army’s Military Commands to […] More

  • Neustar's Rodney Joffe on Mariposa Arrests - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Neustar’s Rodney Joffe on Mariposa Arrests

    Rodney Joffe, Neustar Inc.’s senior vice president and senior technologist, recently spoke to Federal News Radio about July’s Mariposa botnet arrests. According to the FBI, the Mariposa botnet stole passwords for websites and financial institutions, online users’ credit card and bank account information, launched denial-of-service attacks, and spread viruses in more than 12 million computers. […] More

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    Scareware among Fastest-Growing Online Scams, Says FBI

    Pop-ups telling you your computer has been infected with a virus and then insisting on buying a certain anti-virus solution are not only incredibly annoying, but they can also masquerade as carriers of malware. Called scareware because they scare consumers into buying bogus anti-virus programs, this type of scam has become one of the fastest-growing […] More

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    Botnet Takedown Leaves Hackers on the Prowl for Legitimate Work

    Botnets have become increasingly more common tools among hackers, but this year there has been signification success with shutting them down. While law enforcement agencies celebrate the success, there is one side that is not happy: the jobless hacker. In an interview with BBC, Panda Security’s Luis Corrons talked about how following the shutdown of […] More

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    Vodafone Spain Provides Botnet Smartphone

    Vodafone Spain has provided a pre-infected smartphone to a researcher at S21Sec, one week after a similar incident in which the company provided an infected smartphone to a researcher at Panda Security. The smartphones are infected with the Mariposa botnet client and other malware. Both of the smartphones were order at approximately the same time, […] More

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