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Fake job listings allow piggy-backing of latest malware

Fake job listings allow piggy-backing of latest malware

 

The importance of keeping your company's IT security bang up to date was confirmed this week after news that several major firms had been hit by malware piggy-backing its way on to the company servers via fake job listings on Internet ads and emails.

 

According to the Reuters newswire, the US Department of Transportation, Hewlett-Packard, Hughes Network Systems and Unisys were amongst several US companies hit by the piggy-backing malware.

 

Geoff Sweeney, CTO of behavioural analysis IT security firm Tier-3, said that the fake job ads and emails acted as a conduit for the latest forms of malware, which can hit a company's IT systems hard if their IT security software is not wide-ranging and kept fully up to date.

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Swivel Secure Announces Turkish Dealer and Distributor

Swivel Secure, the pioneer in tokenless two-factor authentication technology, has announced the appointment of Istanbul-based IT specialists, Impeks, as its distributor and dealer in Turkey.

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Remote Monitoring Solution REMO Saved The Day

 UPS Systems' remote monitoring solution REMO has saved the day for service provider Brandbank by alerting the company to a potentially catastrophic generator failure.

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USB Memory Stick-PDA

For executives on the move who need to file share quickly and simply but who are fed up with carrying
a laptop around, Elan Digital's latest gadget,

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InfoSecurity Russia 2013: A Different Show, A Different Programme

The Xth anniversary International InfoSecurity Russia show sets ambitious goal to surpass its previous achievements, get globally recognized experts share their advanced experiences with its participants and develop innovative trends addressing contemporary challenges of IT market.

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Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 and Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 for Windows Workstations win VB100 awards for protection on Windows Vista Business Edition

Kaspersky Internet Security 2011wins VB100 award

 Kaspersky Lab announces that Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 has received a prestigious VB100 award from the British magazine Virus Bulletin.

 Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Workstations, also successfully passed the test and received a VB100 certificate.

Full details of the comparative tests in which Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 achieved one of the best results for malware detection and won its first VB100 award were published in Virus Bulletin's August 2010 edition. The tests, which saw 54 popular antivirus products put through their paces, were conducted on a Windows Vista Business Edition SP2 platform.

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Webroot in EMEA with new Managing Director

Webroot Entrusts EMEA Success With Security Industry Veteran, selecting a Director Based on Track Record of Leading High Growth Companies.

Webroot Software, Inc., a provider of security software for the consumer, enterprise and SME markets, has announced the company’s appointment of Nicholas Banks as Managing Director for the Europe, Middle East and African (EMEA) markets.

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BCT’s first success in partnership with Proceed United Kingdom

BCT Guiding Documents experienced its first success working together with partner Proceed in the United Kingdom after signing their partnership agreement.

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