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Kenya creates special cyber-crime unit (EN) | www.itnewsafrica.com
| 19-01-2014 | As cyber-crime activities across the continent cripple business and government websites, Kenyaâs Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko announced last week that the country is taking steps to combat cyber-crime by forming a dedicated unit.Tobiko revealed that Ken...
VS waarschuwen voor malware in kassa's (NL) | www.ad.nl
| 19-01-2014 | De Verenigde Staten hebben winkeliers gewaarschuwd dat kassa's mogelijk geÃ¯nfecteerd zijn doormalware. Criminelen proberen op die manier achter betaalgegevens van klanten te komen. Dat staat in een rapport van de overheid, meldt Reuters.Het rapport is een reactie op de grote fraude b...
Govt officials warned of data stealing through Internet (EN) | www.thenews.com.pk
| 19-01-2014 | Recent revelations by a US based newspaper about stealing of sensitive computer data and emails by United Statesâ National Security Agency (NSA) from various countries, including Pakistan, raised eye brows of the security and intelligence agencies of Pakistan.The intelligence agenci...
Indian Online Banking Transactions Are Vulnerable To Cyber Attacks (EN) | groundreport.com
| 19-01-2014 | Online banking cyber security is not upto the mark despite repeated reminder by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Even the regulations pertaining to security and risk mitigation measures for card present transactions in India have been brought into force by RBI.However, despite various...
Cyber-Criminals Turn to Big U.S. Web Hosts to Spread Malware (EN) | www.eweek.com
| 18-01-2014 | Two studies, one produced by Cisco and the other by Solutionary, find that cyber-attackers increasingly use popular U.S. cloud services as a launching point for malware. The stereotype may be that online attackers hide their operations on servers away from the mainstream Internet. But...
Retailer malware traced to Russian teen (EN) | www.philly.com
| 19-01-2014 | Security firm IntelCrawler said Friday that it has identified a Russian teenager as the author of the malware probably used in the cyberattacks against Target and Neiman Marcus, and that it expects more retailers to acknowledge that their systems were breached.In a report posted onlin...
NSA Whistleblowers Criticize Obama's Proposed Reforms (EN) | therealnews.com
| 18-01-2014 | JESSICA DESVARIEUX, TRNN PRODUCER: On January17, President Obama delivered a speech to address the surveillance programs of the National Security Agency, or NSA.BARACK OBAMA, U.S. PRESIDENT: As a senator, I was critical of several practices, such as warrantless wiretaps. And all too o...
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