Ransomware threat 'Locker' has sleeper component

KnowBe4 is alerting IT managers to be vigilant of a new ransomware threat that leverages a sleeper function.

Scammers use Facebook to distribute malware disguised as video player

Researchers at Trend Micro have discovered a scheme where criminals are using Facebook to distribute malware disguised as a Google Chrome video installer file.

EMC to aqcuire Virtustream for $1.2 billion

EMC Corporation has announced the acquisition of cloud software provider Virtustream for $1.2 billion.

Iran says attack on oil ministry work of U.S. hackers

For four days in March, attackers launched cyber assault on Iran's oil ministry but were rebuffed by country's Cyber Police (FATA).

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Android ransomware distributed to English speakers in spam campaign

The ransomware locks up the screen with an FBI warning and initially requires a payment of $500 in order to unlock the device.

SC Awards 2015 Winners

Congratulations to the winners of this year's SC Awards. Winners received acknowledgement and placques at the annual SC Awards gala held in San Francisco on Tuesday. For the winners and finalists of the SC Awards 2015, take a look at our Book of the Night.

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CorreLog SIEM Correlation Server v5.5.0

The CorreLog SIEM Correlation Server is a flexible solution to strengthening security on a network.

Check Point Software Technologies 1180 Next Generation Threat Prevention Appliance

Check Point Software 1180 Next Generation Threat Prevention Appliance (NGTP) is a unified threat management (UTM) firewall, router, gateway and wireless access point.

AlienVault Unified Security Management USM

The AlienVault Unified Security Management platform is one of the most unique products we have ever had the pleasure of reviewing.

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