CIC News update contains 13 English and 4 Dutch articles for today.
In today's English news articles: 7 related to cybercrime, 0 related to cyber security and 6 for the category other news.
In today's Dutch news articles: 1 related to cybercrime, 0 related to cyber security and 3 for the category other news.
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English cybercrime related news
New Dendroid Malware for Android Providing Complete Control over the Smartphone (EN) | www.morningnewsusa.com
| 08-03-2014 | Since the leaks by CIAâs whistle blower Edward Snowden, mobile phone users are really demanding something that can ensure their security. A recent development has even increase the need of secure network of communication, especially in Android, which is the main target of hackers th...
MtGox faced 150,000 attacks per second: report (EN) | www.google.com
| 09-03-2014 | Tokyo â" Bitcoin exchange MtGox faced massive hacker offensives last month, coming under some 150,000 DDoS attacks per second for several days ahead of its spectacular failure, a report said Sunday.The Tokyo-based exchange, which filed for bankruptcy protection in February and admitt...
More than 100% rise in cyber crimes in 2013 (EN) | www.dnaindia.com
| 09-03-2014 | Internet, today, has become an inseparable part of our lives. With everything at our fingertips we sometimes forget that we are walking in to the dark world of cyber criminals. It is understood that there would be a rise in cyber crime but when there is a 100 per cent increase in such...
Cyber crime levels continue to rise (EN) | www.radionz.co.nz
| 09-03-2014 | Internet safety organisation, Netsafe, says levels of cyber crime continue to rise, and more than $500,000 in losses as a result of online scams and fraud were recorded last month.It says people fell victim to inheritance and car-buying scams or having their email, social networking a...
Suspected Russian spyware Turla targets Europe, United States (EN) | www.i-policy.org
| 09-03-2014 | A sophisticated piece of spyware has been quietly infecting hundreds of government computers across Europe and the United States in one of the most complex cyber espionage programs uncovered to date. Several security researchers and Western intelligence officers say they believe the m...
Now Hiring: Hackers in Costa Rica (EN) | news.co.cr
| 09-03-2014 | If you own or otherwise manage a website or computer network in Costa Rica, you may want to ensure that your security systems and protocols are solid and up-to-date. Hacking and network security skills are in high demand in Costa Rica at this time, and many employers are asking job ca...
Holder Joins Call For Nationwide Data Breach NotificationÂ System (EN) | washington.cbslocal.com
| 09-03-2014 | WASHINGTON (AP) â" The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.Most states have laws that require retailers to disclose data b...
English cybercrime related news
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Other English news
Government worker identity theft ring caused $2.5 million in losses (EN) | www.arizonadailyindependent.com
| 08-03-2014 | The leader of an identity theft ring that stole more than 600 identities from U.S. government employees and others was sentenced Friday to serve 12 years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release.Jenaro Blalock, 31, of Clinton, Md., pleaded guilty on Oct. 29...
Airgapping Tor (EN) | blog.erratasec.com
| 08-03-2014 | Tor has a "browser bundle", combining a web-browser and the Tor proxy together. This is too dangerous to use. It's too easy to launch other applications, such as PDF readers, that will bypass the Tor service and access the Internet directly, thus revealing your IP address. A safer way...
Two Malaysian Citizens Sentenced in Guam's District Court for Aggravated Identity Theft (EN) | www.pacificnewscenter.com
| 08-02-2014 | Guam - 2 Malaysian citizens have been sentenced in Guam's District Court for "Aggravated Identify Theft".The U.S. Attorney's Office has announced that last Wednesday, 23 year old Kuan Siong Tan and 27 year old Choon Boon Tan were given a 2 year sentence, each, followed by 3 years of s...
How Oversharing Can Lead to Identity Theft (EN) | abcnews.go.com
| 09-03-2014 | Everybody knows there are certain things you can't share on the Internet without the risk of serious consequences -- photos of yourself in compromising positions, intimate details of your travel plans, or what you really think of your boss, for instance. But there are other morsels of...
Thieves steal card data with skimmers (EN) | santamariatimes.com
| 09-03-2014 | Lompoc police are investigating a recent theft of credit and debit card information from illegal electronic skimmers placed inside gas pumps at a local gas station.Police LPD Sgt. Allen Chisholm said police recently removed two illegal electronic skimmers from gas pumps at a Valero st...
Visa and MasterCard team up to combat credit card fraud with EMV technology (EN) | www.pfhub.com
| 09-03-2014 | In the wake of the massive data breach at Target that compromised more than 110 million accounts, credit card companies MasterCard and Visa have decided to coalesce in order to establish a group that will enhance payment security for customers. The group will consist of various banks,...
Dutch cybercrime related news
De onzichtbare cyberoorlog in OekraÃ¯ne (NL) | www.trouw.nl
| 07-03-2014 | Mobiele telefoons van politici worden aangevallen vanuit het door Rusland gecontroleerde deel van de Krim. Dat bevestigde het hoofd van de OekraÃ¯ense veiligheidsdienst deze week. Maar er is nog geen sprake van een volledige cyberoorlog.De propagandaoorlog is al wel in volle gang. Rus...
Other Dutch news
'Android-malware kan telefoons overnemen' (NL) | www.nu.nl
| 08-03-2014 | Beveiligingsonderzoekers vonden deze week de Dendroid-toolkit, een stuk software dat het voor kwaadwillenden makkelijk zou maken Android-toestellen over te nemen. Beveiligingsbedrijf Lookout waarschuwt voor de zogenoemde Dendroid-toolkit. Het bedrijf spreekt van een poging...
âMt. Gox kreeg 150.000 DDoS-aanvallen per secondeâ (NL) | www.apparata.nl
| 09-03-2014 | Nadat afgelopen week de Bitcoin-exchange beurs offline ging, waren er een hoop mensen nogal ontevreden over. Maar ook in de dagen voordat de website van het internet viel, werd deze al behoorlijk belaagd door kwaadwillenden.We hebben al eerder uitgelegd wat een DDoS-aanval is en hoe d...
Facebook malware maakt meer dan 2 miljoen slachtoffers (NL) | www.tech365.nl
| 09-03-2014 | De laatste weken is er nieuwe Facebook malware actief, die inmiddels al ruim 2 miljoen slachtoffer heeft gemaakt. De malware plaatst een bericht op de tijdlijn van een slachtoffer, voorzien van foto en het berichtâSee (Friend)âs naked video,â or â(Friend Nameâs) Private Vide...
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