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CIC News for 13-01-2014 contains 22 articles

CIC News update contains 22 articles for today, have fun reading.

Neiman Marcus confirms data breach, offers few details (EN) | www.washingtonpost.com
| 11-01-2014 | Neiman Marcus confirmed Saturday that its customers are at risk after hackers breached the Dallas company’s servers and accessed the payment information of those who visited its stores. The news comes on the heels of a disclosure from Target that a similar data breach at its stores ...
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Cleveland Police backs cybercrime campaign (EN) | www.thenorthernecho.co.uk
| 13-01-2014 | CLEVELAND Police is supporting a campaign to stop people falling victim to cyber criminals. The Cyber Streetwise campaign, which launches today, aims to change the way people protect themselves while shopping or banking online. The information campaign will arm people with the knowled...
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Cyber crime bill prepared, under review (EN) | www.thenews.com.pk
| 13-01-2014 | ISLAMABADA top intelligence agency has acquired draft of much-awaited Cyber Crime Bill prepared by the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication to review and ensure that cyber space of nuclear armed Pakistan is fully secure and protected against potential terrorist thr...
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'Meer Amerikaanse Winkels Gehackt Tijdens Feestdagen' (NL) | www.nutech.nl
| 13-01-2014 | Hackers hebben rond de feestdagen niet alleen gegevens over 40 miljoen creditcards gestolen van de Amerikaanse winkelketen Target. Ook andere winkels zijn getroffen, vermoedelijk door dezelfde bende. Dat stellen anonieme bronnen die bekend zijn met het onderzoek naar de hack tegenover...
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Cyber Crimes Task Force Critical to Police Investigations (EN) | www.ozarksfirst.com
| 12-01-2014 | SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The year 2014 marks five years since the creation of Springfield Police Department's Cyber Crimes Task Force.Each year this division has become more and more critical to police investigations.Since this task force was created, about 1.3 bill...
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Yahoo Says Malware Attack Farther Reaching Than Thought (EN) | english.farsnews.com
| 12-01-2014 | TEHRAN (FNA)- Yahoo posted guidelines for its users worried about infection and said people outside Europe may have been hit, adding that the attacks went on longer than previously reported. Yahoo has provided more information on an ad-related malware attack first reported a week ago ...
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Target CEO defends 4-day wait to disclose massive data hack (EN) | www.cnbc.com
| 12-01-2014 | Since Target's original announcement that up to 40 million customer credit and debit card accounts had been hacked, critics have questioned why it took the retailer four days to come clean on the data breach. Now, for the first time since the security breach was announced on Dec. 19, ...
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Cyber crime robs us of £1billion in just a year (EN) | metro.co.uk
| 13-01-2014 | Cyber criminals have swiped more than £1billion from British bank accounts in just a year, it has been revealed.Almost one in five adults say they have lost at least £500 after falling victim to online scams or from shopping on unsecure websites, government research shows.Fake sites...
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Researcher describes ease to detect, derail and exploit NSA's Lawful Interception (EN) | www.zdnet.com
| 13-01-2014 | Summary: Infamous security researcher Felix "FX" Lindner exposed Lawful Interception surveillance systems as easy to detect, derail, and maliciously exploit in his recent talk at hacking conference 30c3. While headlines from European hacking conference 30c3 featured speake...
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Malware blamed for data leak at nuclear plant (EN) | blogs.csoonline.com
| 13-01-2014 | The Monju fast-breeder reactor is once again facing the regulatory firing squad. Built in the mid-1990's, the facility - located in Japan's Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture - has faced several regulatory problems, including poor ratings for safety and security. After it was built, the sodium...
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Target confirms malware used on point-of-sale terminals (EN) | news.cnet.com
| 12-01-2014 | During an interview with CNBC, retailer's CEO defends four-day delay in notifying customers of security breach as necessary for the investigation and preparation for consumer reaction. Hackers infected Target's point-of-sale terminals with malware to steal the payment card...
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Kaspersky Labs say online gamers targeted by hackers (EN) | www.business-standard.com
| 13-01-2014 | PC gamers around the world have suffered 11.7 million attacks in 2013, Kaspersky labs experts said.Kaspersky Labs have recognized 4.6 million pieces of malware focusing on gaming. Each day, round 34,000 gaming users are targeted by hackers on an average.According to the Daily Express,...
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Samsung denies data leakage flaw in Knox (EN) | www.zdnet.com
| 13-01-2014 | Don't expect Samsung to patch a recently-reported data leakage flaw in its enterprise security platform Knox â€" it's not even a bug, Google and Samsung have said in a joint statement.The two companies teamed up last week to deny a claim by security researchers at Israel's Ben Gurion ...
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Feds, states investigating Target data breach (EN) | www.shreveporttimes.com
| 12-01-2014 | As computer experts peel back the layers of Target's massive data breach, federal and state law enforcement agencies are running parallel investigations to find the cyber criminals who infiltrated the retailer's computers.Target reported Friday that the cyber thieves compromised the c...
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Uitval bij Dropbox was ongelukje (NL) | www.zdnet.nl
| 13-01-2014 | De Amerikaanse opslagdienst Dropbox ontkent dat de uitval waarmee hij vrijdag te kampen had te wijten is aan het werk van hackers.De panne zou veroorzaakt zijn door een ongeluk bij een ‘intern routine-onderhoud’, meer bepaald een bug in een script waarmee het OS van Dr...
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Hackers discover flaws that may leave water and electricity networks vulnerable (EN) | www.telegraph.co.uk
| 13-01-2014 | Vulnerabilities in the specialist systems used in many industrial plants could allow malicious hackers to shut off water or electricity supplies, warn researchers Researchers have discovered flaws in the SCADA computer systems which control major infrastructure, including ...
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'Kpn Tolereert Nsa-Spionage Niet' (NL) | www.nutech.nl
| 13-01-2014 | KPN tolereert spionage door de NSA niet. Het team van de provider dat zoekt naar indringing door de inlichtingendienst heeft nog geen bewijs gevonden dat Nederlandse klanten worden bespioneerd. Dat schrijft Johan Romkes, van het beveiligingsteam van KPN, in een nieuw rapport (.pdf) ov...
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Bestrijders cybercriminaliteit presenteren eerste veiligheidsjaarverslag (NL) | www.marqit.nl
| 13-01-2014 | KPN, het NCSC (Nationale Cyber Security Centrum), Team High Tech Crime Unit van de politie en TNO hebben gezamenlijk het rapport “Cyber Security Perspectives 2013” uitgebracht. De vier organisaties die een belangrijke rol spelen bij de bestrijding van cybercriminaliteit schetsen h...
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Making the internet a safer place (EN) | www.bangkokpost.com
| 13-01-2014 | With more than 1 billion internet users and growing in Asia, the region is increasingly facing a higher volume and more sophisticated cyber threats.In light of concerns growing globally, the International Telecommunications Union, the United Nations specialised agency for ...
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Malware-advertenties op Yahoo via gehackt account (NL) | www.security.nl
| 13-01-2014 | De advertenties die onlangs bezoekers van Yahoo met malware probeerden te infecteren zijn via een gehackt account in het Yahoo-advertentienetwerk verspreid. Daarnaast zijn ook gebruikers buiten Europa door de malware-advertenties getroffen, zo laat de internetgigant weten.Op vrijdag 3...
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Free webinar â€" Cyber resilience as the ‘new normal’ (EN) | www.einnews.com
| 13-01-2014 | IT Governance EU, has announced it will be hosting a free webinar on 12th February at 3:00pm GMT â€" “How cyber resilience will become the new normal”. BRUSSELS, BENELUX, BELGIUM, January 13, 2014 /EINPresswire.com/ -- IT Governance EU, the leading cyber security service provider,...
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Capitulatie beheerders ZeroAcces-botnet bevestigd (NL) | www.security.nl
| 12-01-2014 | De beheerders van het ZeroAccess-botnet die na ingrijpen door Microsoft letterlijk de witte vlag hesen hebben inderdaad het botnet in de steek gelaten, zo bevestigen verschillende anti-virusbedrijven. ZeroAccess bestond op het hoogtepunt uit 2 miljoen besmette Windowscomputers.Begin d...
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