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  • Phishers Target Record Number of Brand Websites: APWG Report

    A new report from the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) found that the number of brands targeted by phishing reached an all-time high during February and March. According to the group's Q1 2012 Phishing Activity Trends Report, the number of brands targeted by phishers hit 392 during both months. The 392 brands represent an increase of 8 percent from the previous all-time high of 362, recorded last December. The number of phishing Websites also hit record ...

    Posted at July 20, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • AppFog PaaS Now Generally Available, Offers ‘Disruptive` Pricing Model

    AppFog, which provides a managed Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for cloud-based application deployment and management, has announced the pricing and general availability of its new platform for web, enterprise and mobile developers. According to AppFog, its pricing is simple - you pay for the amount of RAM you need. To get started, developers and enterprises can visit to create a free account with 2GB ...

    Posted at July 26, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Dell SecureWorks Launches Threat Resource Center

    Dell SecureWorks, a division of the tech giant that deals solely with information security services, announced the launch of the Advanced Threat Resource Center (ATRC) to help organizations detect, resist and respond to advanced cyber threats. The company designates advanced threats as those any where a determined adversary targets and attacks an organization for financial gain, intellectual property theft, intelligence collection, competitive advantage or otherwise harm an organization’s reputation. Operators behind advanced threats have a spectrum ...

    Posted at July 31, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • McAfee Facebook Tool Protects Users’ Photos

    McAfee and parent company Intel are teaming up to create an app that will help Facebook users to better protect photos they put on their pages, ensuring that they can be seen only by specially selected friends. Essentially, the app, called McAfee Social Protection, will act as a digital rights management (DRM) tool for Facebook users’ photos, according to media reports following a demonstration Aug. 2 at McAfee’s Santa Clara, Calif., headquarters. McAfee Social Protection, which will ...

    Posted at August 5, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Social Media Adoption Rising Among SMBs

    While the overall use of social media is up to 53 percent from 44 percent among small businesses (1-99 employees) and up to 63 percent from 52 percent among medium businesses (100-999 employees) year-over-year, the gap is widening between small to medium size businesses (SMBs) that are using social media in an informal, ad hoc manner and those taking a more planned, strategic approach, according to the SMB Group’s latest report, 2012 Small and Medium ...

    Posted at August 10, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 1,214 Comments