JPMorgan-to-Apple Data Scares Spur Israeli Stock’s Surge

With each successive data breach scare that’s hit corporate America in recent weeks, from JPMorgan Chase & Co. to Apple Inc. and then Home Depot Inc., the shares of an Israeli cyber-security giant have bounced higher. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (CHKP), the world’s second-largest network security company, reached a 13-year high of $71.99 on Sept. 5 as investors anticipated the spate of cyber-attacks will fuel demand for its services. The stock climbed 1.4 percent last week, ...

Hackers 'constantly probing' federal computers: Canada's electronic spy chief

  “These malicious actors are constantly probing Government of Canada systems and networks for weaknesses so that they infiltrate them and steal valuable information,” Forster, head of CSEC, wrote in a letter to the editor of the Toronto-based Globe and Mail newspaper. “When we detect emails or other communications that contain malware or other threats, we block, collect and analyze them. And, we work with appropriate departments to take action to neutralize the threat.” The operative phra...

Why the Security of USB Is Fundamentally Broken

As a computer user, I take USB for granted. I use it to transfer and back up files, to download pictures from my camera, and to connect devices like my iPod and iPad. It’s long been known that if you don’t have safe practices, USB is common vector for viruses. This article in Wired Magazine demonstrates that by hacking the code on a USB key, your whole computer can be high jacked. There’s a bit of debate about this as you can read in the comment section, but it’s just another example of how V...

Microsoft - Consumers including Children and Seniors targeted

Microsoft has partnered with two international justice agencies to help combat cyber crime.Read more: http://www.itpro.co.uk/security/21607/microsoft-teams-up-with-europol-to-fight-cyber-crime#ixzz2tcOGiFgE Valt.X Technologies, with its innovative Abslute Security for Windows and S Chip product lines is leading the way in securing and ensuring the integrity of computing devices.

Homeland security subcommittee approves Protection Act of 2013

Homeland security subcommittee approves the National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act of 2013. Click here to access article at Government Security News. See our Resources page for Information on Valt.X and the technology Valt.X has developed to ensure endpoint computing device integrity

NSS Labs AV Test Q3/2012

Traditional Anti-Virus Suites are unable to stop all known malware let alone the tens of thousands of new malware released daily - The failure rates are alarming. In Q3/2012 NSS Labs tested 13 popular endpoint security suites to measure their effectiveness in protecting Windows computers against exploits. All of the vulnerabilities exploited during this test have been publicly available for months (if not years) prior to the test, and have also been observed in use on the Internet. We expec...