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HP Helps Academic Institutions Detect, Block Security Threats; Rob Greer Comments

Hewlett-Packard has provided a cybersecurity intelligence tool to several academic institutions for them to detect and prevent network security threats. Loyola University Chicago, California’s Irvine unified school district and Illinois’ Collinsville community unit school district 10 have started to implement HP’s TippingPoint network security tool to thwart intrusions, block threats and control applications, HP said Monday. “HP TippingPoint’s …

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Swiss Rail Operator Deploys HP Threat Prevention Appliances

Hewlett Packard‘s intrusion prevention systems have been selected by Switzerland’s national railway company to defend its infrastructure against security threats. Swiss Federal Railways adopted HP’s TippingPoint 7500NX and Security Management System XL platforms as part of the operator’s routing network modernization effort, HP said Tuesday. “Even with strong security measures …

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Researchers Create Mobile Botnet with Weather App

At last week’s RSA Conference, security researchers with TippingPoint’s Digital Vaccine Group presented their research into mobile botnets. To date, the largest mobile botnet was centered predominately in Europe on “jailbroken” iPhones. Researchers Derek Brown and Daniel Tijerina were able to fool around 8,000 iPhone and Android users into “joining” …

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