UK signs the World Economic Forum cybercrime initiative

The UK government has signed up a World Economic Forum (WEF) cybercrime initiative, which aims at protecting the growth of global e-commerce. Through signing this WEF Principles on Cyber Resilience, the UK joins more than 70 companies and government bodies across 25 countries which commit themselves in securing digital networks from cyber-attacks. The idea put

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Google wants to change Internet authentication tools

2012 may have been the year of Internet theft passwords with the help of authentification tools have become booming cases. You have probably received some requests by email to send money or messages offering exceptional offers but containing corrupt links from friends or relatives whose email accounts had been hacked. Passwords and cookies are simple

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Cyberthreats trends in 2013

According to McAfee company recent Threat Predictions report, cybercrime will still be growing in 2013, trends up. “Cybercriminals and hacktivists will strengthen and evolve the techniques and tools they use to assault our privacy, bank accounts, mobile devices, businesses, organizations and homes,” said Vincent Weafer, senior vice president of McAfee Labs. Indeed the report commented

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UK government to launch a cybercrime education programme

The British government is preparing to launch a major aducation awareness program threats, aimed primarily at consumers and businesses. According to the Guardian, the program should focus on children at school and adults. It aims to raise awareness of the consequences of the publication of personal information on the Internet. The objective would be to develop

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Red october, an unprecedented invasive malware

The existence of a malicious program called “Red October”, a vigorous virus with an unprecedented spread was revealed by Kaspersky Lab on January 14th: this virus has infiltrated computer networks from diplomatic, governmental and scientific organizations in Central Asia, Europe and North America where it managed to collect various data and sensitive information. Thus, more

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