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Mickey Boodaei

Founder, Trusteer, an IBM company

Mickey Boodaei co-founded Trusteer in 2006 and served as Chief Executive Officer until December 2013. Mickey previously co-founded Imperva Inc., in 2000, where he served as a Vice President of Technical Services and Product Management and also as Vice President of Sales for EMEA. At Imperva, he was responsible for defining and creating several category defining products in the fields of application and database security. He founded Edvice and served as its Chief Executive Officer from 2000 to 2002. He served for six years as a security research engineer in the Israel Defense forces. Mr. Boodaei earned a B.Sc. degree in computer engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, and an MBA from Ben-Gurion University.

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Mobile Malware: Why Fraudsters Are Two Steps Ahead

Bad news: Fraudsters have all the tools they need to effectively turn mobile malware into the biggest customer security problem we've ever seen.

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Even security-savvy users can fall for fake social engineering attacks through malicious emails sent by cyber criminals to install malware.

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Cyber criminals are now exploiting users' vanity with a targeted attack on Google Alert to spread malware and gain access to sensitive information.

Mobile Users 3 Times More Vulnerable to Phishing Attacks

Mobile users are reportedly more likely to succumb to phishing attacks based on the manner in which they access certain websites.

Real-Time Phishing Takes Off

The use of real-time phishing to bypass two-step authentication is on the rise, and online banking customers should be on guard.

The Impact of Microsoft’s Malicious Software Removal Tool on the Fraud Industry

On Oct. 12, 2010, Microsoft released its Malicious Software Removal Tool to detect and remove Zeus from infected computers. IBM reviews the new software.