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CIC News for 16-03-2014 contains 34 articles: cybercrime(18),cyber security(2),data breach(12),other(2)

CIC News update contains 31 English and 3 Dutch articles for today.
In today's English news articles: 15 related to cybercrime, 2 related to cyber security, 12 related to data breach and identity theft and 2 for the category other news.
In today's Dutch news articles: 3 related to cybercrime, 0 related to cyber security and 0 for the category other news.

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English cybercrime related news

India fourth among nations sending out spam, malicious content (EN) | indianexpress.com
| 16-03-2014 | India ranked fourth in the list of countries sending out spam e-mails with malicious content like ads for pharma products and sexually explicit material, a Microsoft report has said.The US topped the list of countries having sent maximum number of botnet spam during January-June 2013,...
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Report Claims NSA Mimics Facebook, Infects User Computers With Malware (EN) | www.designntrend.com
| 14-03-2014 | National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, who is currently living in asylum in Russia after releasing documents to reporters, appeared via a video broadcast to speak to hundreds of tech community members at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin. Snowden ta...
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LightOut is Latest Cyber Threat to Target Energy Sector (EN) | www.infosecurity-magazine.com
| 15-03-2014 | What happens when the energy grid goes down? Well the lights, of course, go out. A fresh advanced persistent threat (APT) targeting the energy sector is thus aptly named LightsOut, and like previous attacks, it used a watering hole method to start its system compromise. Last autumn, t...
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NATO websites hit by DDoS cyber attacks, Ukraine group claims responsibility (EN) | news.ge
| 16-03-2014 | NATO spokeswoman Oana Lungescu said on Twitter that the cyber attacks had no affect on the military alliance's operations. "Several #NATO websites have been target of significant DDoS attack. No operational impact. Our experts are working to restore normal function," Lungescu said on ...
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NATO websites hit by cyber attacks (EN) | www.itv.com
| 16-03-2014 | A number of NATO websites have been hit by cyber attacks, but they have had no impact on the military alliance's operations, a NATO spokeswoman said.The attacks, which affected NATO's main website, came amid rising tensions over Russian forces' occupation of Ukraine's Crim...
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Stuxnet was US 'act of war' against Iran (EN) | www.presstv.ir
| 16-03-2014 | Washington accuses China of launching cyber attacks against the US, but it deployed the Stuxnet computer virus against Iran's peaceful nuclear program that was the biggest act of cyber warfare, a political commentator says. Joe Iosbaker, a Leader of the United National Antiwar Coaliti...
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India fourth among nations sending out spam, malicious content (EN) | indianexpress.com
| 16-03-2014 | India ranked fourth in the list of countries sending out spam e-mails with malicious content like ads for pharma products and sexually explicit material, a Microsoft report has said.The US topped the list of countries having sent maximum number of botnet spam during January-June 2013,...
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Report Claims NSA Mimics Facebook, Infects User Computers With Malware (EN) | www.designntrend.com
| 14-03-2014 | National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, who is currently living in asylum in Russia after releasing documents to reporters, appeared via a video broadcast to speak to hundreds of tech community members at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin. Snowden ta...
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LightOut is Latest Cyber Threat to Target Energy Sector (EN) | www.infosecurity-magazine.com
| 15-03-2014 | What happens when the energy grid goes down? Well the lights, of course, go out. A fresh advanced persistent threat (APT) targeting the energy sector is thus aptly named LightsOut, and like previous attacks, it used a watering hole method to start its system compromise. Last autumn, t...
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NATO websites hit by DDoS cyber attacks, Ukraine group claims responsibility (EN) | news.ge
| 16-03-2014 | NATO spokeswoman Oana Lungescu said on Twitter that the cyber attacks had no affect on the military alliance's operations. "Several #NATO websites have been target of significant DDoS attack. No operational impact. Our experts are working to restore normal function," Lungescu said on ...
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NATO websites hit by cyber attacks (EN) | www.itv.com
| 16-03-2014 | A number of NATO websites have been hit by cyber attacks, but they have had no impact on the military alliance's operations, a NATO spokeswoman said.br /br /The attacks, which affected NATO's main website, came amid rising tensions over Russian forces' occupation of Ukraine's Crimea r...
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Stuxnet was US 'act of war' against Iran (EN) | www.presstv.ir
| 16-03-2014 | Washington accuses China of launching cyber attacks against the US, but it deployed the Stuxnet computer virus against Iran's peaceful nuclear program that was the biggest act of cyber warfare, a political commentator says. Joe Iosbaker, a Leader of the United National Antiwar Coaliti...
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India fourth among nations sending out spam, malicious content (EN) | zeenews.india.com
| 16-03-2014 | New Delhi: India ranked fourth in the list of countries sending out spam e-mails with malicious content like ads for pharma products and sexually explicit material, a Microsoft report has said.br /br /The US topped the list of countries having sent maximum number of botnet spam during...
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Korean training for cops (EN) | bdnews24.com
| 16-03-2014 | An eight-member team led by Inspector General of Police (IGP) Hassan Mahmood Khandker left Dhaka for Seoul on Saturday night to participate in a training programme on cyber crime investigation. br /br /The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), in a press release on Sunday, s...
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Cyber-war: In deed and desire, Iran emerging as a major power (EN) | www.csmonitor.com
| 16-03-2014 | As high-level international talks in Vienna over Iran’s nuclear program edged closer to a deal last fall, something curious happened â€" massive cyber-attacks that had hammered Wall Street bank websites repeatedly for about a year slowed to a near stop. Skip to next paragraph br /br...
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English cyber security related news

Exploiting privacy: Surveillance companies pushing zero-day exploits (EN) | www.privacyinternational.org
| 11-03-2014 | Private surveillance companies selling some of the most intrusive surveillance systems available today are in the business of purchasing security vulnerabilities of widely-used software, and bundling it together with their own intrusion products to provide their customers unprecedente...
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Malware from spying on governments now used in cybercrime, Sophos says (EN) | www.itbusiness.ca
| 16-03-2014 | Advanced persistent threats (APTs), once the province of hackers hired to spy on foreign governments and to gather intelligence, are no longer a rarity in the world of cybercrime â€" cybercriminals are now using them to make money, according to new research from security solutions pro...
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English data breach and identity theft related news

Target customer visits drop sharply after data breach (EN) | www.sheboyganpress.com
| 15-03-2014 | Tim Boldt lives across the street from a Target store in Romeoville, Ill., a town 45 minutes outside Chicago. He had been a faithful shopper there for 10 years, stopping in at least twice a week.Now, like many of those who heard in December that 40 million of Target’s customer accou...
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Spam text messages to be blocked (EN) | www.koreatimes.co.kr
| 16-03-2014 | The nation’s financial authorities will soon set up a system to block spam text messages sent by scammers impersonating financial firms or government organizations. The move comes amid growing concerns over possible fraud using recently leaked consumer data. “We will launch a syst...
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Police: Man Buys $35K in Gift Cards With Credit Card Info Stolen in Target Data Breach (EN) | smithtown.patch.com
| 14-03-2014 | A Queens man was arrested on Thursday after police say he used stolen credit card information that was obtained in the recent Target data breach to buy more than $35,000 worth of gift cards from an Islandia Rite Aid.Suffolk County Police Identity Theft Section detectives were contacte...
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READER SUBMITTED: Data Breach: What's Your Risk Of Cyber Attack? (EN) | www.courant.com
| 15-03-2014 | The Simsbury Public Library's Business Resource Center is offering a free educational seminar on April 7, at 7 p.m. Guest speaker, Attorney Tegan Blackburn frequently provides risk assessment and compliance counseling to IT, healthcare, retail, financial and other regulated industries...
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More than 15,000 NYC MTA transit workers at risk after data breach (EN) | www.tweaktown.com
| 16-03-2014 | More than 15,000 current and former New York City Metropolitan Transportation Agency (MTA) employees are at risk following a data breach, according to reports. Personal information was located on a CD that was found by a retailer inside of a refurbished CD drive, and an MTA investigat...
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Target customer visits drop sharply after data breach (EN) | www.sheboyganpress.com
| 15-03-2014 | Tim Boldt lives across the street from a Target store in Romeoville, Ill., a town 45 minutes outside Chicago. He had been a faithful shopper there for 10 years, stopping in at least twice a week.Now, like many of those who heard in December that 40 million of Target’s customer accou...
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Spam text messages to be blocked (EN) | www.koreatimes.co.kr
| 16-03-2014 | The nation’s financial authorities will soon set up a system to block spam text messages sent by scammers impersonating financial firms or government organizations. The move comes amid growing concerns over possible fraud using recently leaked consumer data. “We will launch a syst...
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Police: Man Buys $35K in Gift Cards With Credit Card Info Stolen in Target Data Breach (EN) | smithtown.patch.com
| 14-03-2014 | A Queens man was arrested on Thursday after police say he used stolen credit card information that was obtained in the recent Target data breach to buy more than $35,000 worth of gift cards from an Islandia Rite Aid.Suffolk County Police Identity Theft Section detectives were contacte...
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READER SUBMITTED: Data Breach: What's Your Risk Of Cyber Attack? (EN) | www.courant.com
| 15-03-2014 | The Simsbury Public Library's Business Resource Center is offering a free educational seminar on April 7, at 7 p.m. Guest speaker, Attorney Tegan Blackburn frequently provides risk assessment and compliance counseling to IT, healthcare, retail, financial and other regulated industries...
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More than 15,000 NYC MTA transit workers at risk after data breach (EN) | www.tweaktown.com
| 16-03-2014 | More than 15,000 current and former New York City Metropolitan Transportation Agency (MTA) employees are at risk following a data breach, according to reports. Personal information was located on a CD that was found by a retailer inside of a refurbished CD drive, and an MTA investigat...
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FTC Logs more than $1.6 Billion in Fraud Complaints in One Year (EN) | www.allgov.com
| 16-03-2014 | You know that Nigerian prince who says he’ll share his fortune with you if you’ll just pay a little bit of money to finance the funds transfer? That “prince” and other con men scammed more than $1.6 billion in 2013, according to a report by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). ...
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UK Supermarket Chain Morrisons Hacked, 100,000 File Data Breach (EN) | freedomhacker.net
| 16-03-2014 | Fourth largest United Kingdom based supermarket chain, Morrisons, fell victim to a data breach Friday afternoon (March 14, 2014). Friday, the United Kingdom supermarket chain was notified that over 100,000 files had been leaked online of their employees personal details. Morrisons sta...
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Other English news

NSA has 'industrial scale' malware for spying (EN) | www.japantimes.co.jp
| 16-03-2014 | WASHINGTON â€" The National Security Agency has developed malware that allows it to collect data automatically from millions of computers worldwide, a report based on leaked documents says.The report, co-authored by former Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald for the online news site The...
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NAVO-sites kampen met ddos-aanvallen (EN) | tweakers.net
| 16-03-2014 | De websites van de NAVO hebben sinds zaterdag te kampen met een ddos-aanval. Verscheidene sites van de organisatie zijn onbereikbaar. Een Oekraïense groep die zich identificeert als Cyber Berkut zit achter de aanvallen.Met de ddos-aanval wil Cyber Berkut protesteren tegen bemoeieniss...
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Dutch cybercrime related news

NAVO-site plat na DDoS-aanval (NL) | nos.nl
| 15-03-2014 | Oekraïense cybercriminelen die zich CyberBerkoet noemen, hebben met een DDoS-aanval de website van de NAVO platgelegd. Op de eigen site heeft het collectief de verantwoordelijkheid voor de aanval opgeëist. CyberBerkoet zegt de DDoS-aanval te hebben uitgevoerd uit protest tegen de be...
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NAVO-site plat na DDoS-aanval (NL) | nos.nl
| 15-03-2014 | Oekraïense cybercriminelen die zich CyberBerkoet noemen, hebben met een DDoS-aanval de website van de NAVO platgelegd. Op de eigen site heeft het collectief de verantwoordelijkheid voor de aanval opgeëist. CyberBerkoet zegt de DDoS-aanval te hebben uitgevoerd uit protest tegen de be...
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Endstra-hackers gepakt na aanschaf DDoS-aanval (NL) | www.nu.nl
| 16-03-2014 | De hackers die het gemunt hadden op het advocatenkantoor van de in 2004 geliquideerde vastgoedhandelaar Willem Endstra gebruikten commerciële software om aanvallen uit te voeren. br /br /Door onzorgvuldig gebruik te maken van een DDoS-dienst liepen ze uiteindelijk tegen de lamp, vert...
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Dutch cyber security related news

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