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CIC News for 30-12-2013 contains 28 articles

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Another Small Healthcare Provider Settles Potential HIPAA Violations Following Data Breach, Office For Civil Rights Announces (EN) | www.natlawreview.com
| 29-12-2013 | Afamiliar story â€"small health care provider suffers a data breach affecting patient data, reports incident to the federal Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and winds up becoming subject to an OCR investigation that goes well beyond the breach itself, resulting in a significant settlemen...
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Cyber Crime Bill ready to be sent to cabinet soon (EN) | www.thenews.com.pk
| 30-12-2013 | ISLAMABAD: The draft of much-needed Cyber Crime Bill has finally been prepared and now it would be sent to the federal cabinet for approval in next a few days, sources told The News here on Sunday.The sources said the Law Ministry had thoroughly reviewed each and every clause of the b...
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Hacker Compromises BBC’s Server; Tries to Sell Access to other Cybercriminals (EN) | www.morningnewsusa.com
| 29-12-2013 | Hackers are getting more talented and resourceful these days. A hacker under the monikers ‘Rev0lver’ and ‘Hash’ was able to secretly take over a BBC computer server. After doing so, he literally had access to resources owned by the oldest and largest broadcaster.Hash also trie...
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NSA hack team's methods revealed (EN) | www.stuff.co.nz
| 30-12-2013 | A German magazine has lifted the lid on the operations of the US National Security Agency's hacking unit, reporting that American spies intercept computer deliveries, exploit hardware vulnerabilities, and even hijack Microsoft's internal reporting system to spy on their targets. Der S...
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The NSA Intercepts Laptops Purchased Online to Install Malware (EN) | www.thewire.com
| 29-12-2013 | According to a new report from Der Spiegel on the National Security Agency's top team of hackers, the agency intercept electronics purchased online before delivery to install malware and other spying tools.The NSA's Tailored Access Operations (TAO) division is responsible for the bigg...
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Cisco, Juniper, Huawei devices on NSA's hacked list (EN) | www.itnews.com.au
| 30-12-2013 | The U.S. National Security Agency has compromised multiple makes of switches and routers manufactured by market leaders Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks and Huawei, according to documents leaked to Der Speigel magazine. The NSA’s crack hacking unit, Tailored Access Operations, routin...
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NSA diverted computers and laptops from shipping facilities to install spyware (EN) | www.rawstory.com
| 29-12-2013 | Der Spiegel reported on Sunday that the NSA’s “Tailored Access Operations” (TAO) has been diverting desktops and laptops shipped to U.S. consumers and installing spyware on them.According to the report, the process, which TAO calls “interdiction,” involves intercepting packa...
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Ontvangstpunt spionagesoftware ook in Nederland aangetroffen (NL) | www.nu.nl
| 29-12-2013 | Twee beveiligingsonderzoekers hebben malware in handen gekregen, waarmee overheden spionagecomputers en mobiele telefoons bespioneren. Bijna elk systeem blijkt te worden ondersteund. Ook in Nederland blijken ontvangstpunten voor informatie van de malware te staan.Cla...
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'Nsa Tapt Foutrapportages Windows Af Voor Kwetsbaarheden' (NL) | nutech.nl
| 29-12-2013 | De Amerikaanse geheime dienst NSA onderschept foutrapportages van Windows om potentiële kwetsbaarheden in het besturingssysteem te vinden. Dat schrijfthetDuitse weekblad Der Spiegel. De foutrapportages worden door de NSA uit het internetverkeer gefilterd en vervolgens geanalyseerd.Fo...
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Prosecutor Tracy Webb warns San Dimas students about cyber crime (EN) | www.sbsun.com
| 29-12-2013 | SAN DIMAS >> “Cyber footprints are set in concrete. They last forever. To infinity and beyond,” a senior trial deputy warned Holy Name of Mary Catholic School seventh- and eighth-graders at a recent cyber crime awareness assembly.Tracy Webb, senior trial deputy in charge of ...
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Prolexic Releases DDoS Protection Infographic: What to Look for in a DDoS Mitigation Provider Portal | www.finanznachrichten.de
| 30-12-2013 | FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today released a DDoS protection infographic that provides guidance for evaluating the web portals offered by DDoS mitigation p...
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African Union set to get tougher on cybercrime (EN) | www.scidev.net
| 29-12-2013 | When African Union (AU) heads of state meet for their summit in January they are expected to vote on a draft cybersecurity convention aiming to protect their nations from cyberattacks on institutions and protect people from cybercrimes. The Draft Convention on the Confidence and Secur...
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New Android Banking Trojan Strikes; Tries to Steal Banking Information from Korean Victims (EN) | www.morningnewsusa.com
| 29-12-2013 | A new Android Trojan is on the loose. Android users should beware because it could be a serious one. The newly discovered malware can steal banking data without the victims knowing it. Apparently, the new virus is currently focused on targeting potential victims in South Korea.The mal...
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Cyber-security concerns rise as more websites are attacked (EN) | www.standardmedia.co.ke
| 29-12-2013 | Tens of websites run by the private sector as well as State agencies were last week defaced. Among the websites tampered with include that of the Competition Authority, the National Biosafety Authority and the Kenya Agricultural Productivity Project (KAPP).KAPP is a government project...
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Prolexic Releases DDoS Protection Infographic: What to Look for in a DDoS Mitigation Provider Portal | www.finanznachrichten.de | www.finanznachrichten.de
| 30-12-2013 | FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today released a DDoS protection infographic that provides guidance for evaluating the web portals offered by DDoS mitigation p...
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Prolexic Releases DDoS Protection Infographic: What to Look for in a DDoS Mitigation Provider Portal | www.finanznachrichten.de | www.finanznachrichten.de | www.finanznachrichten.de
| 30-12-2013 | FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today released a DDoS protection infographic that provides guidance for evaluating the web portals offered by DDoS mitigation p...
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Prolexic Releases DDoS Protection Infographic: What to Look for in a DDoS Mitigation Provider Portal | www.finanznachrichten.de | www.finanznachrichten.de | www.finanznachrichten.de | www.finanznachrichten.de
| 30-12-2013 | FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today released a DDoS protection infographic that provides guidance for evaluating the web portals offered by DDoS mitigation p...
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Data breach cost $3.7m claims report (EN) | www.bbc.co.uk
| 30-12-2013 | A major government computer data breach which led to the arrest of a British man has cost US authorities at least $3.7m (£2.2m), an audit report claims. Lauri Love, 28, of Stradishall, Suffolk, was arrested in October over charges which include allegations he hacked the US Department...
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Hacker biedt toegang tot BBC-lek te koop aan (NL) | www.telegraaf.nl
| 29-12-2013 | LONDEN-Een Russische cybercrimineel heeft dinsdag een server van de Britse publieke omroep BBC gehackt en vervolgens geprobeerd de illegale toegang tot het systeem te 'verkopen' aan andere hackers. Dat meldt persbureau Reuters zondag. Onduidelijk is nog of 'klanten' toehapten. Ook is ...
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NSA imiteert websites om malware te installeren (NL) | www.nu.nl
| 30-12-2013 | De NSA blijkt in staat internetverkeer te injecteren met kwaadaardige software tijdens het surfen. Met mobiele kits zijn draadloze systemen tot op acht kilometer afstand aan te vallen. Ook blijkt de geheime dienst grote hoeveelheden hardware te infecteren. Dat stelt beveil...
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Prolexic Releases DDoS Protection Infographic: What to Look for in a DDoS Mitigation Provider Portal | www.finanznachrichten.de | www.finanznachrichten.de | www.finanznachrichten.de | www.finanznachrichten.de (NL) | www.finanznachrichten.de
| 30-12-2013 | FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today released a DDoS protection infographic that provides guidance for evaluating the web portals offered by DDoS mitigation p...
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Cyber Threats 2013: From Snowden to the Hunt for Red October (EN) | www.ibtimes.co.uk
| 30-12-2013 | We look back on a year which has seen the world's view of how the internet works changed forever thanks to Edward Snowden.The last 12 months have seen the rise of mobile malware, the pernicious CryptoLocker ransomware and the emergence of Stuxnet's little sister. ...
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NSA reportedly planted spyware on electronics equipment (EN) | news.cnet.com
| 29-12-2013 | Based on internal NSA documents, Der Spiegel reveals that the spy agency planted backdoors to access computers, hard drives, routers, and other devices from companies such as Cisco, Dell, Western Digital, Seagate, Maxtor and Samsung. A new report from Der Spiegel, based on...
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India ranks fourth in Bitcoin-mining malware infected systems (EN) | www.moneylife.in
| 30-12-2013 | Bitcoin-mining malwares are rising in APAC with India coming at fourth place in infected systems Bitcoin-mining malware is spreading and the countries most affected by it are from the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region with Japan at the top, followed by Australia, India and Taiwan at the 3rd,...
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'NSA onderschept computers om spyware op te installeren' (NL) | www.security.nl
| 30-12-2013 | De Amerikaanse inlichtingendienst NSA installeert spyware op hardware en computers door bestellingen van verdachte personen, bedrijven of organisaties te onderscheppen. Dat meldt de Duitse krant Der Spiegel aan de hand van vertrouwelijke documenten.Zodra de inlichtingendienst ziet dat...
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Malware Is Not the Biggest Threat to Businesses (EN) | midsizeinsider.com
| 30-12-2013 | After years of hearing about how malware is the one big threat against which every IT department needs to protect itself, new research suggests that directing too much attention toward malicious programs can cause bigger problems to go unchecked. This new research points to vulnerabil...
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NSA 'Intercepted PC Shipments To Install Malware' (EN) | www.techweekeurope.co.uk
| 30-12-2013 | The US National Security Agency (NSA)managed to sneak malware onto people’s PCs by intercepting them before they even shipped out of the country, according to previously top secret documents.In an attack the NSA calls “interdiction”, the body can divert deliveries of machines to...
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Cooperation is key to Africas security future (EN) | www.scmagazineuk.com
| 30-12-2013 | It has been a slow process, but the world is finally waking up to the reality of cyber-security in Africa.The International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA) has identified Africa as a problem area in its eight-year evaluation of the modern threats to the world's internet sec...
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