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CIC News for 27-03-2014 contains 0 articles: cybercrime(0),cyber security(0),data breach(0),other(0)

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- 0 related to data breach and identity theft
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In today's Dutch news articles:
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English cybercrime related news

DDoS: An Enemy Cryptocurrency Exchanges Cant Afford - Forex Minute - Financial NewsLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 26-03-2014

ForexMinute.com Bitcoin news website CoinDesk.com recently reported of the increasing occurrence of DDoS attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges. Everybody is familiar with the Mt Gox funds that were forgone to one of such attacks. But there are similar events that occurred at several other cryptoc... Read more

Source: www.forexminute.com

Top found tags: DoS(2),financial sector(2),cybercrime(3)

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How to stop your smartphone from getting hackedLocation: Juniper Networks - Sunnyvale, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

As soon as our mobile phones became smartphones, we began to rely on them to help run our lives. Because they are so convenient, we are more likely to store personal information on them so we can easily connect with friends, buy apps, do our banking and conduct internet shopping on the go, but thei... Read more

Source: www.theage.com.au

Top found tags: Juniper Networks(2),mobile device(2),telecom sector(16)

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Cyber black market 'more profitable than drug trade'Location: Juniper Networks - Sunnyvale, United States
Date published: 26-03-2014

The cyber black market is now more profitable than the illegal drug trade, with a wide range of cyber criminals setting up virtual storefronts on the web to buy and sell data records and malware. This market has evolved from a varied landscape of discrete, ad hoc individuals into a network of highl... Read more

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Top found tags: Litecoin(1),Juniper Networks(2),financial sector(4)

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Six clicks: How hackers use employees to break through security wallsLocation: Juniper Networks - Sunnyvale, United States
Date published: 26-03-2014

No one wants to think about the idea of their company's customer data, infrastructure, IP or network security as the full-time target for hired-gun hackers, government spies or crime syndicates around the world.Unfortunately, it's true. Your most vulnerable point of attack is often the people you t... Read more

Source: www.zdnet.com

Top found tags: government(2),Juniper Networks(2),cybercrime(4)

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Windows trojan packs punch, downloads ransomware CribitLocation: Trend Micro - Cupertino, United States
Date published: 26-03-2014

Users infected with a Windows trojan may be in for another devious surprise ransomware that encrypts computer files and demands Bitcoin payment to decode the data. According to researchers at Trend Micro, the Windows trojan, called Fareit, is an information stealer that has been used to d... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: update(2),financial sector(4),malware(5)

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Targeted malware replacing attacks of opportunity: WebrootLocation: Webroot - Broomfield, United States
Date published: 26-03-2014

Webroot estimates 80 per cent of malware on the Internet are attacks of opportunity. Webroot CMO, David Duncan, said generic malware targets systems that are not updated regularly to gain access to known exploits.Updating systems keeps this issue at bay, though Duncan said advanced persistent threa... Read more

Source: www.arnnet.com.au

Top found tags: phishing(2),social media(2),cybercrime(4)

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New malware uses Android smartphones to mine for digital currenciesLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 26-03-2014

Digital currencies can be purchased in their respective markets, or acquired through "mining", which can be done using any computer or smartphone and a special piece of software. Security firm Lookout has just released details on a new piece of malware called CoinKrypt that uses a botnet of Android... Read more

Source: betanews.com

Top found tags: malware(2),financial sector(4),telecom sector(6)

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MTV to launch second season of cyber-crime show 'Webbed'Location: India
Date published: 26-03-2014

MUMBAI: After witnessing a successful debut, MTV India is now launching the second season of its cyber-crime show Webbed. Hosted by telly star Kritika Kamra, the show will launch on 4 April at 7 pm as a 13-part series targeted at the 12-24-year-olds.Webbed aims to empower the youth to n... Read more

Source: www.televisionpost.com

Top found tags: threat(1),education(2),cybercrime(6)

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Police clamps down on cyber crimeLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 26-03-2014

The Fiji Police Force is investigating several reports of people setting up fake accounts on Face book, or sending abusive text messages.Acting Police Commissioner ACP Ravi Narayan says there has been an increase in such cases.Number of complaints has been received where people use cell phon... Read more

Source: www.fbc.com.fj

Top found tags: threat(1),cybercrime(3),telecom sector(4)

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NSFOCUS DDoS Threat Report 2013: Nearly 28 Attacks Per HourLocation: NSFOCUS HQ - Beijing, China
Date published: 25-03-2014

SANTA CLARA, Calif. March 25, 2014 NSFOCUS Information Technology Co., Ltd. (NSFOCUS), a global provider of solutions and services for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) detection and mitigation, today released its DDoS Threat Report 2013, which details attack trends and methodologies ove... Read more

Source: www.darkreading.com

Top found tags: financial sector(2),United States(2),cybercrime(8)

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How Ukraine crisis could dent country's booming cyber-crimeLocation: Ukraine
Date published: 26-03-2014

Two US senators are hoping to use Ukraines new vulnerability to compel the Eastern European nation to clean up the rampant cyber-crime within its borders.The Ukranian city of Odessa is said to be home to the worlds largest online stolen credit card data marketplace, and the countr... Read more

Source: www.csmonitor.com

Top found tags: United Kingdom(2),United States(2),cybercrime(8)

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New scam holds your computer files for ransomLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

If you're not backing up your computer files on a daily basis, now may be the time. The National Consumer's League is warning about a pernicious and growing malware scam that infects users computers with something called "cryptolocker." Spread via email, bogus websites and Facebook videos, the malw... Read more

Source: www.cbsnews.com

Top found tags: malware(2),social media(2),cybercrime(4)

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Targeted malware replacing attacks of opportunity: WebrootLocation: Webroot - Broomfield, United States
Date published: 26-03-2014

Webroot estimates 80 per cent of malware on the Internet are attacks of opportunity.Webroot CMO, David Duncan, said generic malware targets systems that are not updated regularly to gain access to known exploits.Learn how smart CIOs are protecting customers from security breachesUpdating systems ke... Read more

Source: www.csoonline.com

Top found tags: phishing(2),social media(2),cybercrime(4)

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Watch out for photos containing malwareLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

Cybercriminals use images in a number of ways to infect your computer. In most cases, the photo itself is harmless; it's just a trick to get you to do something stupid. But sometimes, a .jpg file itself will contain malicious code.Let's look at a few ways in which an image can contain some real bad... Read more

Source: www.pcworld.com

Top found tags: website(2),cybercrime(3),financial sector(4)

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Cyber Nasties Hack ATMs Like John Connor In Terminator 2Location: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

It may seem incredible but this technique is being used in a number of places across the world at this time. Remember when, in Terminator 2, John Connor uses his Atari Portfolio (basically the Dell Streak of the early 1990s) to hack into an ATM and draw some money out? Turns out, as implausib... Read more

Source: www.knowyourmobile.com

Top found tags: Microsoft(2),financial sector(6),telecom sector(8)

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New Malware Drains Your Phone's Battery in Search of Digital CurrencyLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

Somewhere, theres a criminal genius who has cooked up a nasty way to enslave your Android phone as his personal money-making machine. Over the past month, he has infected hundreds of smartphones maybe thousands and used them to mine digital currency.Researchers at Lookout Software, a mob... Read more

Source: www.wired.com

Top found tags: malware(3),financial sector(4),telecom sector(10)

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Hacker Black Markets Continue To ExpandLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

Hacking used to be an individual activity, but the world of hacking has become more organized and reliable, cybercrime experts say. The growth in cybercrime has been assisted by sophisticated and specialized markets that freely deal in the tools and the spoils of cybercrime, such as exploit kits, b... Read more

Source: www.sci-tech-today.com

Top found tags: government(3),exploit kit(4),cybercrime(8)

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University leading fight to stop cyber crimeLocation: Southampton Solent University - Southampton, United Kingdom
Date published: 27-03-2014

UNIVERSITY researchers in Southampton are leading the fight to crack down on cyber crime. A team from Solent University is working with police officers from the UK and the United States to tackle online criminal activity. Criminology experts from the university have teamed up with the Association o... Read more

Source: www.dailyecho.co.uk

Top found tags: government(3),cybercrime(6),United States(6)

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Cyber black markets matureLocation: Juniper Networks - Sunnyvale, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

Cyber black markets have reached a very high level of maturity and growth, according to a new global report, sponsored by Juniper Networks and conducted by the RAND Corporation.The hacker black markets may include organizations employing 70 to 80,000 people, have a global footprint and make hundred... Read more

Source: www.cso.com.au

Top found tags: Juniper Networks(2),exploit kit(4),cybercrime(12)

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Ladies and Gentleman about cyber crimeLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

Director PB Manjunath says his upcoming Telugu film Ladies and Gentleman will focus on cyber crime and its impact on human relationships in an era of social media. "Cyber crimes have drastically increased over the last few years. We have attempted to educate on different kind of cyber c... Read more

Source: www.hindustantimes.com

Top found tags: EN(1),social media(2),cybercrime(3)

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When ZOMBIES attack: DDoS traffic triples as 20Gbps becomes the new normalLocation: London, United Kingdom
Date published: 27-03-2014

DDoS traffic has more than trebled since the start of 2013, according to a new study released on Thursday that fingers zombie networks as the primary source of junk traffic that can be used to flood websites.More than a quarter of all botnets are located in either India, China and Iran. The study, ... Read more

Source: www.theregister.co.uk

Top found tags: NTP(1),website(1),cybercrime(3)

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Cyber criminals hitting new heightsLocation: Akamai - Boston, United States
Date published: 26-03-2014

Cyber-attacks targeting business websites are evolving into a greater risk thanks to the increased ease of access to and low cost of DDoS-as-a-service, which makes it easier for attackers to take down a site with little in the way of infrastructure or specialist knowledge. The high-volume, high-ban... Read more

Source: www.acumin.co.uk

Top found tags: trend(1),website(1),Akamai(2)

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English cyber security related news

Report: Android Malware Is Mining Bitcoin While You RechargeLocation: Trend Micro - Cupertino, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

Some Android users have noticed their phones and tablets are charging slowly and heating up quickly while plugged in. They actually may have a major issue on their hands. A new strain of malware found in various popular apps is reportedly stealing digital currency, taxing the device's processor and... Read more

Source: mashable.com

Top found tags: Google Play(2),Trend Micro(2),telecom sector(6)

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Patch management flubs facilitate cybercrimeLocation: Rapid7 HQ - Boston, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

Failures in patch management of vulnerable systems have been a key enabler of cybercrime, according to the conclusions reached in Solutionarys annual Global Threat Intelligence Report out today, saying it sees botnet attacks as the biggest single threat.The managed security services provider, no... Read more

Source: www.networkworld.com

Top found tags: cyber security(2),exploit kit(4),cybercrime(5)

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SEC reviews cybercrime risks to financial marketsLocation: Wall Street
Date published: 27-03-2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission is examining the exposure of stock exchanges, brokerages and other Wall Street firms to cyberattacks that have been referred to as a threat to monetary stability.The SEC held a roundtable discussion of those dangers in Washington Wednesday as it we... Read more

Source: www.dailynewsen.com

Top found tags: financial sector(4),telecom sector(4),cybercrime(7)

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English data breach and identity theft related news

UMD testifies to Congress on massive data breachLocation: University of Maryland - Washington, United States
Date published: 26-03-2014

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WUSA9) -- The University of Maryland president testified in front of Congress Wednesday for the first time since a massive data breach embarrassed the university and exposed the private information of hundreds of thousands of past and current students, staff, and faculty.Dr. Wall... Read more

Source: www.wusa9.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(3),government(3),financial sector(4)

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Target data breach timelineLocation: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published: 26-03-2014

Target installs $1.6 million malware detection tool from FireEye Inc. September Target is certified compliant with payment card industry security standards. Attackers steal network credentials of one of Targets contractors, which are later used to gain access to Targets network. Novem... Read more

Source: www.startribune.com

Top found tags: data breach(2),financial sector(2),United States(2)

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FTC Investigates Target Data BreachLocation: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published: 26-03-2014

The FederalTrade Commission is investigating the data breach of retail giantTarget thatexposed millions of customers personalinformation during the holiday shopping season, raising the possibility the company couldface fines and ongoing regulatory scrutiny to prevent futurelapses in security.... Read more

Source: www.usnews.com

Top found tags: social media(2),United States(2),government(4)

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Malware costs $491 Billion in PerspectiveLocation: United States Capitol - Washington D.C., United States
Date published: 26-03-2014

A recent joint study from IDC and the National University of Singapore (NUS) predicts that companies around the globe will spend around $491 billion in 2014 for fixes and recovery from data breaches and malware. The sponsor, Microsoft, also noted that pirated software tweaked with intent is a commo... Read more

Source: www.sys-con.com

Top found tags: government(2),United Kingdom(2),United States(2)

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How does the FBI Know Your Network has been Breached before You Do?Location: Federal Bureau of Investigation - Washington D.C., United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

Many of the massive data breaches in the news these days are first revealed to the victims by law enforcement, the Secret Service and Federal Bureau of Investigation. Knock, knock! Secret Service here. "Is this your customer payment card data?"By all accounts, many of the massive data breaches in t... Read more

Source: www.computerworld.in

Top found tags: United States(4),cybercrime(5),government(5)

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SEC reviews cybercrime risks to financial marketsLocation: Wall Street
Date published: 26-03-2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission is examining the exposure of stock exchanges, brokerages and other Wall Street firms to cyberattacks that have been called a threat to financialstability.The SEC held a roundtable discussion of those risks in Washington Wednesday as it weighs a proposal to req... Read more

Source: www.sfgate.com

Top found tags: cyber security(4),financial sector(4),cybercrime(7)

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The Business Ledger: A look at insurance for cyber spaceLocation: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published: 26-03-2014

Almost everyone heard the news that Target stores was the victim of a criminal data breach that resulted in over 110 million confidential customer records falling into the wrong hands. While retailers and e-commerce sites are often victims of cyber crime, hackers also attack other busin... Read more

Source: www.thebusinessledger.com

Top found tags: health sector(6),medical sector(6),cybercrime(8)

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Company Update: Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) FireEye: hot after Target data breach 10 Free TradesLocation: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published:27-03-2014

Its clear who the losers were when Target (TGT) became the victim of a sophisticated security breach in December that eventually compromised the credit and debit card information of 40 million customers. Read more on this. Target Corp. (TGT), currently valued at $37.77B, began trading this m... Read more

Source: jutiagroup.com

Top found tags: data breach(2),financial sector(2),United States(2)

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Stolen Twitter account often worth more than stolen credit cardLocation: Twitter - San Francisco, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

Stolen Twitter accounts can demand a higher asking price than stolen credit cards on internet black markets, according to a new study by the nonprofit RAND Corporation."A Twitter account costs more to purchase than a stolen credit card because the former's account credentials potentially have a gre... Read more

Source: www.myfoxtwincities.com

Top found tags: phishing(2),financial sector(4),social media(4)

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Target missed multiple data breach warnings, Senate report saysLocation: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

WASHINGTON A Senate committee called out Target Corp. on Wednesday for missteps that some members said contributed to one of the biggest data heists in U.S. history. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., told the companys chief financial officer that Target missed multiple warnings that co... Read more

Source: www.startribune.com

Top found tags: malware(2),United States(2),cybercrime(3)

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Environment Dept in "sensitive" data breachLocation: Jersey City, United States
Date published: 26-03-2014

Jersey's Environment Department's been given a formal telling off for breaching data protection rules.The island's Data Protection Officer says it involves "sensitive personal data".It's issued formal enforcement notice.It follows a complaint received by the Comm... Read more

Source: www.channelonline.tv

Top found tags: government(1),legislation(1),data breach(2)

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Other English news

'Coinkrypt' malware mines cryptocurrencies on AndroidLocation: Lookout HQ - San Francisco, United States
Date published: 26-03-2014

A malicious software program for Android that mines lesser-known cryptocurrencies could cause phones to overheat, a mobile security company warned Wednesday.The Coinkrypt malware appears to not be very widespread and has been seen in Spanish-language forums discussing pirate software, wrote M... Read more

Source: www.pcworld.com

Top found tags: malware(3),financial sector(4),telecom sector(6)

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Kaseya Vulnerability Makes Customers Target of Litecoin Mining MalwareLocation: Kaseya HQ - Lausanne, Switzerland
Date published: 26-03-2014

Remote monitoring and management platform company Kaseya has publicly acknowledged a vulnerability with its Virtual System Administrator product, posting a new product vulnerability note on March 24 and saying its customers have been targeted in attacks to deploy Litecoin mining malware in end poin... Read more

Source: mspmentor.net

Top found tags: vulnerability(1),Windows(1),financial sector(4)

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Restaurant hack leads to credit card fraudLocation: Fairmont, United States
Date published: 26-03-2014

FAIRMONT, Minn. (AP) Fairmont police have received hundreds of reports of credit and debit card fraud since a local restaurant's computer washacked.Since early last week, police in the southern Minnesota town have received more than 200 reports of credit and debit cards being used to make fraud... Read more

Source: www.sfgate.com

Top found tags: report(1),credit card(2),financial sector(2)

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Restaurant hack leads to credit card fraudLocation: Fairmont, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

FAIRMONT Fairmont police have received hundreds of reports of credit and debit card fraud since a local restaurant's computer was hacked. Since early last week, police in the southern Minnesota town have received more than 200 reports of credit and debit cards being used to make fraudulent purc... Read more

Source: www.postbulletin.com

Top found tags: credit card(2),financial sector(2),United States(2)

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Manager accused of skimming $50,000 from store Republican AmericanLocation: Waterbury, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

WATERBURY A former gas station manager was charged Tuesday with skimming more than $50,000 from the store's cash deposits over a two-year span. The woman, Lelik Feliz, told police she was having a secret relationship with the co-owner and he was giving her cash from the business that she consid... Read more

Source: www.rep-am.com

Top found tags: police(1),skimming(1),financial sector(2)

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Dutch cybercrime related news

Location: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 26-03-2014

Vanwege het naderende einde van de veiligheidsondersteuning van Windows XP heeft Microsoft een pop-up gelanceerd die elke keer verschijnt als een computer met het verouderde systeem opgestart wordt. Deze waarschuwing wordt nu door sommige gebruikers gezien als een mogelijk virus of malware.Het pop-... Read more

Source: nieuws.nl.softonic.com

Top found tags: patch(2),update(2),cybercrime(4)

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Waarschuwing malware online belastingaangifte - Unie KBOLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 27-03-2014

De Unie KBO waarschuwt haar leden: kijk uit bij het downloaden van het aangifteprogramma inkomsten belasting 2013 op de website van de Belastingdienst. Als u het aangifteprogramma inkomstenbelasting 2013 op de website van de Belastingdienst downloadt, kan het voorkomen dat u de mogelijkheid krijgt ... Read more

Source: www.uniekbo.nl

Top found tags: Apple(3),mobile device(4),telecom sector(4)

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Dutch cyber security related news

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Malware installeert valse CA voor aanval op internetbankierenLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 26-03-2014

Er vindt op dit moment een nieuwe golf van man-in-the-middle-aanvallen plaats, waarbij malware de DNS-instellingen van besmette computers verandert en een valse root Certificate Authority (CA) installeert, om zo klanten van meer dan 70 verschillende banken te kunnen aanvallen.Het Domain Name System... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: medical sector(2),online banking(2),financial sector(4)

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