Tech giant IBM’s earnings decline in fourth quarter

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans  Powered by Max Banner Ads  The tech giant’s revenue fell almost 12% from a year earlier to $24.1bn (£15.9bn) from October to December. Its net income also declined 11% to $5.5bn in the same time period. The company’s earnings were impacted…

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Report: U.S. hate group numbers decline

John Wagley Top Priority Sector:  law_enforcement_first_responders The number of extremist groups fell significantly in 2012 for the first time in a decade, the Montgomery, AL-based Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has found in its annual count. Read More…. View full post on The Cyber Wars

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Apple Flashback Trojan infection shows weekend decline

The Flashback Trojan could be on the wane despite infecting as many as 50,000 Apple computers in the UK at its peak, an analysis of the malware’s bot traffic by Kaspersky Lab has concluded. Kaspersky’s peak infection numbers were 670,000, it said, a verification of the roughly 600,000 figure put…

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Fake antivirus scareware scams show big summer decline

Good news from the security frontline. The phenomenon of rogue antivirus ‘scareware’ really does appear to be on the wane, at least according to figures from security company Enigma Software. The US-based company’s statistics culled from scans and customer support reports showed a dramatic 60 percent drop in new detections…

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