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MarkMonitor Named a Top Trusted Website in OTA's 2013 Online Trust Honor Roll

MarkMonitor announced it is a recipient of the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) 2013 Online Trust Honor Roll for demonstrating exceptional data protection, privacy and security in an effort to better protect its brand and customers from the increased threats of cybercriminals. more»

Mitigating DDoS Attacks: A Global Challenge

On December 5, 2012, Public Interest Registry moderated an expert panel on "Mitigating DDoS Attacks: Best Practices for an Evolving Threat Landscape." The panel included representatives from Symantec, Afilias, Google, Neustar, VeriSign and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Included is the video recording of the panel discussion. more»

Our New Initiatives To Combat Botnets

We often throw around the term "bots" in our industry. Short for "robots," it's the common term for software programs that run automated tasks. In many cases, bots can be innocuous and even useful. more»

MarkMonitor Releases Q2 2012 Fraud Intelligence Report

According to the report, Phish attack volume rose 7% from the previous quarter to 177,369 attacks. A four-quarter rising trend has resulted in an 82% increase from Q2 2011. more»

How Secure is Your Mobile Network? And Does It Even Matter? (Webinar)

Once thought to be a safe haven for data activity and an afterthought for criminals, mobile networks have become the new market for hackers and thieves. Mobile is the growth market of the future. Let’s make sure it’s not just a growth market for illegal activity. more»

Nominum Launches Comprehensive Suite of DNS-Based Security Solutions for Russian Service Providers

This suite offers network and end-user solutions and applications for stopping outbound spam, botnet mitigation, phishing and malware prevention, illegal content filtering, managed security, mobile security, and more. more»

Implementing a Cyber-Security Code of Conduct: Real-Life Lessons From Australia (Webinar)

Peter Coroneos, former CEO of the Internet Association of Australia, will share the "lessons learned" from 33 ISPs who voluntarily implemented Australia's "iCode" to improve Internet security starting in 2010. more»

DDoS Attacks: Top Trends and Truths (Webinar)

Join Neustar's DDoS experts, including Product Manager, Miguel Ramos, and SecurityWeek, a leading publication serving IT security professionals around the globe, for a revealing discussion on how DDoS attacks are evolving and what to look for in 2012 on Thursday, March 22nd at 1pm ET/10am PT. more»

MarkMonitor Fraud Intelligence Report, Q4 2011

The Financial sector continued to be the most phished industry, accounting for 41% of phish attacks. Financial sector phish increased 15% from the previous quarter to 53,049 attacks and was up 13% from a year ago. more»

Q3 2011 Fraud Intelligence Report

The MarkMonitor Fraud Intelligence Report for the third quarter of 2011 is now available. The findings are: Retail/Service phishing continued to increase, growing 43% to 14,572 attacks. The Financial sector continued to be the most phished industry, accounting for 44% of phish attacks, while the Payment Services sector accounted for 20%... more»