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  • Emsisoft Warns: Zbot Trojan Spreads By Fake Facebook Friend Request - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Emsisoft Warns: Zbot Trojan Spreads By Fake Facebook Friend Request

    The malware analyst team of security expert Emsisoft has revealed that cyber criminals make use of the Facebook friend request to infect users with malicious software. According to Emsisoft, fraudulent emails with the subject, “Kaamil Mahmoud wants to be friends on Facebook,” trick users by directing them to a fake website instead of the original […] More

  • UK's Cyber Cops Get £63 Million Funding Boost - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UK's Cyber Cops Get £63 Million Funding Boost

    The U.K.’s Home Office is allocating £63 million — more than $101 million — to fight the growing threat from hackers and other cyber dangers. Theresa May, a member of the Parliament, said the funds, spread over four years, will come from the £650 million designated in October to strengthen Britain’s cybersecurity, The Telegraph reported. […] More

  • Two of FBI's 'Most Wanted' Cyber Crooks Captured - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Two of FBI's 'Most Wanted' Cyber Crooks Captured

    The FBI has nabbed two fugitives in Wisconsin for their alleged involvement in a global scheme to steal millions of dollars from dozens of U.S. accounts that were compromised by a Zeus Trojan and other malware attacks. Last week, Dorin Codreanu and Lilian Adam were arrested in Portage, Wis., by FBI agents from the Madison, […] More

  • Hackers Create New Zeus Trojan - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hackers Create New Zeus Trojan

    Hackers have created a new version of the crimeware toolkit known as Zeus which is designed to appropriate login credentials for banks in Germany, Spain, the United States and the UK. The malware, described by researchers with CA as “Zeus version 3,” is increasingly selective in its targets, with one variant targeting German and Spanish […] More

  • Trojans Take a Page from Microsoft Playbook - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Trojans Take a Page from Microsoft Playbook

    Hardware providers often utilize anti-piracy controls to keep their products from being copied and sold or used illegally. Virus writers have now taken the concept and applied it to their Trojan offerings. According the The Register, the newest version of the Zeus Trojan kit utilizes product activation technology similar to that employed by Microsoft Windows. […] More

  • New York Firm Faces Bankruptcy Following Cyber Attack - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    New York Firm Faces Bankruptcy Following Cyber Attack

    Instances of criminals using cyberspace to carry out monetary theft has been steadily increasing in recent years, with dire consequences for victims. Little & King LLC, a New York based marketing firm, faces bankruptcy after a computer virus infection allowed cyber criminals to drain the organizations bank account to the tune of $164,000. The firm’s […] More

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