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London, UK: AppRiver, LLC has released its year-end Global Security Report, a detailed summary and analysis of the malware and spam trends of 2014.

In total, AppRiver quarantined 893 million messages containing viruses in attachments last year, nearly doubling the number from 2013. The security vendor also quarantined 30.5 billion spam messages in its filters with nearly 5 billion captured in March alone. And for the first time, more spam originated from North America than Europe, which together accounted for 69 percent of all global spam traffic.

LONDON (UK): OPSWAT has acquired Red Earth Software, developer of email security and secure file transfer solutions.

The Red Earth Software acquisition now enables OPSWAT to extend its advanced threat prevention technology to protect email and file transfer in addition to servers, endpoints and proxy servers. Red Earth Software recently integrated OPSWAT’s multi anti-malware scanner Metascan® into its products Policy Patrol Mail Security, an email security solution for Exchange Server, and Policy Patrol Secure File Transfer, a solution that enables users to securely send large and confidential files. With the Metascan integration, Policy Patrol customers now have access to robust protection against malware threats.

The recent cyberterrorism and hacking threats experienced by big names like Apple, Sony and Dropbox are making businesses stop and think about whether they are doing enough to prevent such attacks from disrupting their day to day dealings. David Fisk, EMEA sales Director at Quorum has comments on how businesses can prepare and protect themselves from such an attack by ensuring their IT strategy is well organised.

In response to the news around the Skeleton malware, which is capable of bypassing authentication on Active Directory (AD) systems that use single-factor (password-only) authentication, I have the following comments from Chris Stoneff, Director of Professional Services, Lieberman Software:

Many people have New Year’s resolutions of going to work out at the gym or eating better. As we start another year that is sure to yield more vulnerabilities and breaches, we should also resolve to implement a solid security plan for all of our cyber assets. We should review our security in-depth strategies to make sure we have the proper technology, people and processes in place to support and secure the business infrastructure. When you walk into a gym for the first time, you may wonder to yourself, “Where do I start?” Similarly, let’s dig into where you should start with your security.

Following news that Chinese spies have reportedly stolen the designs for Australia’s new warplane, Andrew Mabbitt, Security Consultant, MWR InfoSecurity, has given the following comment:

Nigeria will not break up...Nigeria will never, ever break up!

Don't Fight, Burn, Kill and Die for Me or Any Politician


We are all  INEC, Jega, guardians of free and fair elections - heirs of the rule of law, custodians of democracy, Nigerianism and trustees of our Great Union, so one another's keeper!


Be warned! Victory belongs to God.