News From 2012

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  • Cybersecurity and Mobile Threats: The Need for Antivirus Applications for Smartphones

December 1, 2012 – Smartphones are becoming a vehicle to provide an efficient and convenient way to access, find and share information; however, the availability of this information has caused an increase in cyber attacks. Currently, cyber threats range from Trojans and viruses to botnets and toolkits. Presently, 96% of smartphones do not have pre-installed security software. This lack in security is an opportunity for malicious cyber attackers to hack into the various devices that are popular (read more)


  •  New Online and Mobile Best Practices Clarify Business and Governmental Security Tactics

October 24, 2012 – A cooperative international report available today outlines Internet and mobile best practices aimed at curtailing malware, phishing, spyware, bots and other Internet threats, and provides a thorough review of current and emerging threats. “Best Practices to Address Online and Mobile Threats” is a comprehensive assessment of Internet security as it stands today and explains in non-technical language the proactive steps that can help mitigate risks, according to the report’s two major contributors, the Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M³AAWG) and the London Action Plan (LAP).

The comprehensive report is available on the websites of several organizations including at Here or Here .

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