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CIC News for 06-01-2014 contains 22 articles

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Identity Theft, It’s Happening Way Too Often (EN) | www.slyck.com
| 05-01-2014 | In December of 2013, the Bureau of Justice Statistics released a report for the statistics on identity theft in 2012. The report states that approximately 16.6 million people, or 7% of all U.S. residents age 16 and older, were victims of one or more incidents of identity theft in 2012...
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How to make malware warnings more effective? (EN) | www.net-security.org
| 06-01-2014 | An effective security warning is concrete and clear, appeals to authority, and doesn't pop up too often, say the results of a study into the psychology of malware warnings conducted by Cambridge University researchers."We’re constantly bombarded with warnings desig...
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Malware attack hits thousands of Yahoo users per hour (EN) | edition.cnn.com
| 06-01-2014 | (CNN) -- A malware attack hit Yahoo's advertising server over the last few days, affecting thousands of users in various countries, an Internet security company said.In a blog post, Fox-IT said Yahoo's servers were releasing an "exploit kit" that exploited vulnerabilities in Java and ...
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Mobile malware threats to continue to increase in 2014: Trend Micro (EN) | www.thinkdigit.com
| 06-01-2014 | According to Internet security software maker Trend Micro 2014 will continue to see an increase in mobile malware following the trend in 2013. According to experts, cyber security will remain a growing concern in 2014 with mobile malware on the rise. A recent report by Tre...
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Malware attacks thousands of Yahoo.com visitors through Java exploit (Update) (EN) | arstechnica.com
| 06-01-2014 | On Friday, Netherlands-based security firm Fox IT reported that Yahoo.com's advertising network (ads.yahoo.com) was hacked and serving up malware to thousands of visitors during the last week. Fox IT believes Yahoo users were compromised as early as December 30, and the company estima...
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Yahoo says some ads on its European sites spread malware (EN) | www.gmanetwork.com
| 06-01-2014 | Some advertisements on Yahoo Inc's European websites last week spread malicious software, Yahoo said on Sunday, potentially infecting thousands of users. On Friday, Fox-IT, a Delft, Netherlands-based computer security firm, wrote in a blog that attackers had inserted malicious ads se...
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Yahoo malware attack: Users exposed to malware through advertisement on Yahoo (EN) | www.examiner.com
| 05-01-2014 | Yahoo’s users were exposed to a malware attack that hit Yahoo’s advertising server over the last few days. This is a new report coming from an internet security firm who detected this Yahoo malware. The malware came through an advertisement and it hit users in various countries, a...
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Cyber Police Station Yet to Get off Ground (EN) | www.newindianexpress.com
| 06-01-2014 | Even after two years since a cyber police station was announced inside Infopark at Kakkanad, there has been no solid move so far. When ‘City Express’ contacted a few police officials, it came to light that apart from sending few proposals and holding meetings during initial years,...
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Malware-cocktail voor slachtoffers besmette Yahoo-advertenties (NL) | www.security.nl
| 06-01-2014 | Internetgebruikers die het slachtoffer zijn geworden van besmette advertenties op Yahoo, zijn met een ware cocktail van allerlei malware-exemplaren besmet geraakt. Vrijdag rapporteerde beveiligingsbedrijf Fox-IT dat aanvallers erin waren geslaagd om malware via de advertenties van Yah...
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Alleen Europeanen getroffen door malware-advertenties Yahoo (EN) | tweakers.net
| 06-01-2014 | De malware die Yahoo vorige week verspreidde via advertenties, trof alleen Europeanen. Dat blijkt uit een verklaring van het zoek- en advertentiebedrijf, die de malware-aanval heeft bevestigd. Gebruikers van OS X en mobiele apparaten zijn niet getroffen.Nadat werd opgemerkt dat de adv...
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Yahoo: malware verspreid door advertenties (NL) | www.destentor.nl
| 06-01-2014 | SUNNYVALE - Advertenties op sommige Europese websites van Yahoo hebben afgelopen week schadelijke software verspreid. Dat maakte het Amerikaanse internetbedrijf zondag gemeld. Vrijdag kwam Fox-IT, een in Delft gevestigd bedrijf op het gebied van computerbeveiliging, met een blog waari...
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Romance scam, a cyber crime on the rise (EN) | english.astroawani.com
| 06-01-2014 | Romance scam, a confidence trick which involves romantic intention towards victims, gaining their trust and affection and using it to commit fraud is on the rise. In Malaysia alone Bukit Aman received an average three romance scam cases perday involving thousands of ringgit. ...
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High tech monitoring system to check cyber crime (EN) | www.business-standard.com
| 06-01-2014 | Aiming to combat cyber crime in an effective way, Kerala government had planned to set up a high tech monitoring system, Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said today. The system would be set up with the assistance of state run Keltron Company, Chennithala told reporters after a meeting...
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Interpol cybercrime office taps Japanese (EN) | the-japan-news.com
| 06-01-2014 | A Japanese investigator will head a new Interpol bureau whose main task is to support cybercrime investigations, it has been learned. The new bureau, called the Interpol Global Complex for Innovation, will be established in Singapore in September and is expected to comprise about 70 o...
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Cybercrime looks set to rise in city in 2014 (EN) | www.thestar.co.uk
| 06-01-2014 | Global events such as the 2014 World Cup, Tour de France and Winter Olympics, will leave us all vulnerable to cyber threats in the coming year, officials in Sheffield have warned. The warning, from staff of Sheffield’s Business Crime Reduction Centre, comes as the city gears up for ...
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Nigeria Cyber Security Outlook for 2014 (EN) | businessdayonline.com
| 06-01-2014 | This is that time of the season when different economic actors and regulators are in celebratory mood for variety of reasons. It is such a time that economic actors and regulators recount their major successes and failings in the outgone year and define expectations for the New Year.U...
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Cyber Wars / Profiteering manipulators hit bitcoin trade (EN) | the-japan-news.com
| 06-01-2014 | This is the fifth installment of a series on hidden dangers of information technology. In May, an alarm was blaring at the offices of Mt. Gox K.K., bitcoin’s leading trading platform, in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo. The alarm signaled that Mt. Gox was under an attack that aimed to shut down...
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Steam Store Gets DDoS Attack by Twitter Users (EN) | www.hngn.com
| 05-01-2014 | Steam, the biggest computer games distributor has suffered from a DDoS attack by some Twitter users. Forbesreported Saturday that the Steam Store has most likely been smacked by Distributed Denial of Service Attack (DDoS), which took down its Store homepage and replaced it with an Err...
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Research and Markets: 2013 Report on the Middle East's Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Market - World Market Forecasts & Analysis to 2018 (EN) | www.sys-con.com
| 06-01-2014 | Middle East Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) market report constitutes the technologies and services deployed for physical and network security of key assets across the critical infrastructure market. Overall market size for Middle East Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP)...
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Radware Predicts Critical Infrastructure Outages, Encryption as Mass Weapon and First-Ever SDN Attacks in 2014 (EN) | online.wsj.com
| 06-01-2014 | Radware Reveals Top Network Security Predictions, Offers Recommendations for IT Managers MAHWAH, N.J., Jan. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 2013 was the year of the cyber attack. Operation Ababil by Cyber Fighters of Izz ad-Din Al-Qassam, Adobe's massive data breach and the widely publici...
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Creditcarddata 93.000 klanten Britse verzekeraar gestolen (NL) | www.security.nl
| 06-01-2014 | Criminelen hebben bij een aanval op het netwerk van een Britse verzekeraar de creditcardgegevens van ruim 93.000 klanten gestolen. De verzekeringsmaatschappij Staysure maakte vorige week bekend dat er in oktober vorig jaar een aanval op het netwerk had plaatsgevonden.De aanval werd on...
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French-UAE Intel Satellite Deal in Doubt (EN) | www.defensenews.com
| 05-01-2014 | DUBAI AND PARIS â€" A United Arab Emirates (UAE) deal to purchase two intelligence satellites from France worth almost 3.4 billion dirhams (US $930 million) is in jeopardy after the discovery of what was described as “security compromising components.”A high-level UAE source said ...
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