Monthly Archives: February 2012

Malware Increases While Spam Decreases

Malware Increases While Spam Decreases

February 22, 2012

I’ve got some good news that is immediately followed by some bad news. The good news is that spam is continuing to decrease with the bad news being that cybercriminals are still hard at work creating intricate and sophisticated computer hacks and launching them on helplessly unsuspecting victims according to a recent Threats Report from […]

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Senators Try to Force New Bill on National Cyber Security

Senators Try to Force New Bill on National Cyber Security

February 16, 2012

Senators discussed on Tuesday the prospect of getting a jump on recent efforts to increase U.S. computer security with an all new bill. This new bill would require private companies operating critical infrastructures to meet certain security requirements. This is only the latest attempt by the Senate to combine competing proposals on the subject and has […]

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Malware Attacks SendSpace, Dumps Stolen Data on Public File-Sharing Site

Malware Attacks SendSpace, Dumps Stolen Data on Public File-Sharing Site

February 7, 2012

It has recently been discovered by researchers at Trend Micro that there is a piece of malicious software that automatically uploads stolen data cache to the SpendSpace file-sharing service for when it needs to be retrieved. Creators of malware often use file-hosting and sharing servers for that exact purpose. However, this marks the first time […]

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Amazon Adds Four New Locations for Connecting to the Cloud

Amazon Adds Four New Locations for Connecting to the Cloud

February 2, 2012

Amazon Web Services has just added four new locations that allow enterprises to use its Direct Connect network service in order to communicate with Amazon’s cloud, according to a statement released by the company on Tuesday. The all new Amazon Web Services Direct Connect locations that have been added include the CoreSite One Wilshire in […]

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