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CIC News for 28-03-2014 contains 0 articles: cybercrime(0),cyber security(0),data breach(0),other(0)

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English cybercrime related news

Report: 2014 DDoS Trends - Botnet Activity is up by 240%.Location: New York, United States
Date published: 26-03-2014

Today we are releasing a DDoS Threat Landscape report which provides several important, and often surprising, facts about DDoS activity in 2013 and the beginning of 2014. When we started working on this report back in January, our goal was to provide a recap of 2013 DDoS trends. However, the offend... Read more

Source: www.incapsula.com

Top found tags: threat(1),trend(1),cybercrime(3)

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Target Credit Card Breach: Senators Criticize Retailer for Not Acting on WarningsLocation: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

Target's woes only seem to grow as the retailer is now facing major criticism from U.S. government officials about its failure to act on warning signals that could have prevented December's massive security breach that made off with an unprecedented amount of consumer personal records. Chairman of ... Read more

Source: www.latinpost.com

Top found tags: United States(2),cybercrime(3),telecom sector(8)

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A digital fortress?Location: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 28-03-2014

WINDOWS "is spyware with an operating system attached" according to the old sysadmin joke. Riddled with unpatched security vulnerabilities ("zero-days") that let criminal hackers and intel agencies take control of the operating system, Windows is a computer security professional's nightmare.Measuri... Read more

Source: www.economist.com

Top found tags: government(4),telecom sector(4),0-day(1)

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Hackers hit Microsoft Word and Excel users with evolved Tor malwareLocation: Trend Micro - Cupertino, United States
Date published: 28-03-2014

Hackers are targeting Word and Excel users with a sophisticated new data-siphoning malware that hides its movements using the Tor network, according to security firm Trend Micro.Trend Micro threat response engineer Alvin John Nieto reported the campaign in a blog post. "Malware targeting Word and E... Read more

Source: www.v3.co.uk

Top found tags: cybercrime(3),antivirus(4),Kaspersky Lab(4)

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Report says 97% of mobile malware is targeting Android devicesLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 28-03-2014

Android had a greatly successful year in 2013, capturing around 87 percent of the international smartphone market - but during the same year, the Android community had to deal with a large amount of malware and security threats. Ninety-seven percent of current mobile malware targets And... Read more

Source: www.tweaktown.com

Top found tags: Google(3),Google Play(4),telecom sector(10)

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Univ. of Maryland hackers used trojan to steal IT credentials, access databaseLocation: University of Maryland - Washington, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

University of Maryland President Wallace Loh appeared before Senate members to testify on the occurrences leading up to far-reaching breach. According to Loh, who spoke Wednesday, hackers masking their identity and whereabouts with the Tor network, infected a university website with a data stealing... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: education(3),government(3),United States(4)

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China Says Hacking Attacks Soar in 2013, US Partly to BlameLocation: China
Date published: 28-03-2014

Hacking attacks on Chinese computers in 2013 rose by more than half compared with the previous year, with attacks coming from the United States making up a significant proportion, China's top Internet security agency said on Friday.Beijing and Washington have been squaring off for months over the i... Read more

Source: www.moneynews.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(3),telecom sector(4),United States(4)

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China arrests mobile spammersLocation: China
Date published: 28-03-2014

The Chinese Government has a novel approach to spam mass arrests. Chinese authorities have arrested 1,530 suspects in a crackdown on spam text messages.Over 2,600 fake mobile base stations have been seized and 24 sites manufacturing illegal telecoms equipment shut down as part of a massive nati... Read more

Source: www.fudzilla.com

Top found tags: government(2),cybercrime(3),telecom sector(12)

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Jolly Roger malware hits SA in a big wayLocation: South Africa
Date published: 27-03-2014

A new botnet has compromised 5,840 users in South Africa, according to information from an industry source.Routine investigations into botnets, phishing, and other malicious computer network-related operations in South Africa apparently revealed botnet activities associated with the vodrasit.ru dom... Read more

Source: mybroadband.co.za

Top found tags: cybercrime(2),South Africa(2),financial sector(4)

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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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Credit card fraud is a growing business in the U.S.Location: U.S.
Date published: 27-03-2014

Consumers, banks and merchants fall prey to some $11.3 billion in card fraud annually creating chargebacks and losses of $3.4 billion in 2012 for credit card issuers, according to eConsumer Services, an online merchant mediator.The U.S. is the only country where card fraud is consistently growing. ... Read more

Source: www.thecitywire.com

Top found tags: credit card(2),United States(2),financial sector(4)

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English cyber security related news

Cyber scammers target CaymanLocation: Cayman Islands
Date published: 27-03-2014

Emails claiming to be from the bank could be from internet fraudsters. The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service Financial Crime Unit is warning customers to be on the look out for cyber scammers.Internet banking is becoming more used by everybody and less people are physically going i... Read more

Source: www.cayman27.com.ky

Top found tags: United Kingdom(2),financial sector(4),telecom sector(8)

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aeCERT clinics for students focus on cyber crimeLocation: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Date published: 27-03-2014

DUBAI: The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, TRA, announced the participation of the UAE Computer Emergency Response Team, aeCERT, on international Safer Internet Day (SID), by hosting a series of workshops which were attended by more than 300 students from 16 public schools in Dubai. ... Read more

Source: gulftoday.ae

Top found tags: cyber security(4),cybercrime(6),United Arab Emirates(6)

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Feds unveil new road map for critical cybersecurityLocation: Department of Homeland Security - Washington, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

More information sharing and voluntary collaboration between government and the private sector without additional federal regulations is needed to reduce the risk of cyberattacks on the nations critical infrastructure, cybersecurity experts said at a recent forum on the Fordham University Westch... Read more

Source: westfaironline.com

Top found tags: cyber security(6),government(6),United States(10)

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WinRAR spoofing vulnerability being exploited in malware campaignLocation: RARLAB - Berlin, Germany
Date published: 27-03-2014

A WinRAR vulnerability recently discovered by an Israeli researcher is being exploited in a malware campaign that seems to be targeting government and international organizations, as well as Fortune Global 500 companies, according to cyber intelligence company IntelCrawler. WinRAR is a popular soft... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: cyber security(2),government(2),trojan(2)

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Gameover Trojan Morphs to Target Monster and Careerbuilder WebsitesLocation: Monster
Date published: 27-03-2014

A new variant of the Gameover banking Trojan is expanding beyond the financial sector to target vulnerable job seekers and recruiters by stealing log-in credentials for the two largest employment sites on the web. Users of both Monster.com and CareerBuilder.com are now being targeted in a unified c... Read more

Source: www.infosecurity-magazine.com

Top found tags: trojan(2),cyber security(4),financial sector(8)

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Multiple Pinterest Accounts Hacked, Flooded With Butt PicsLocation: Pinterest HQ - San Francisco, United States
Date published: 28-03-2014

If you log onto Pinterest and see that one of your friends has suddenly developed a fixation with weight loss ads and butt pics like the ones below, dont click on the pins.Multiple accounts have been hacked over the last hour and flooded with spam, including our own co-editors account.<... Read more

Source: techcrunch.com

Top found tags: vulnerability(1),cybercrime(2),cyber security(2)

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Spam-sending telecom firms threatened with revocation of licensesLocation: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Date published: 28-03-2014

The Communication and Information Technology Commission (CITC) has warned telecom service providers against disseminating spam messages and has threatened violators with fines or even license revocation.The CITC has also called on mobile phone subscribers to report spam messages to enable the... Read more

Source: www.arabnews.com

Top found tags: website(1),cyber security(2),telecom sector(8)

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No dedicated state and local grants for NIST cybersecurity framework adoptionLocation: National Institute of Standards - Gaithersburg, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

State and local operators of critical infrastructure won't get a dedicated grant program to foster adoption of a cybersecurity framework the government released earlier this year not unless Congress approves legislation allowing it, said a Homeland Security Department official.Although the cybe... Read more

Source: www.fiercegovernmentit.com

Top found tags: cyber security(4),United States(4),government(9)

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Tackling the challenge of attracting cyber security talent to the public sectorLocation: National Crime Agency - London, United Kingdom
Date published: 28-03-2014

Speaking at a recent event in London, Andy Archibald, deputy director of the National Crime Agency National Cyber Crime Unit, addressed the challenge of attracting cyber security professionals into the public sector. While hackers potentially make large sums of money through nefarious deeds includi... Read more

Source: www.computing.co.uk

Top found tags: education(3),government(6),cybercrime(7)

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Security expert explains link between physical security and cybersecurityLocation: North Korea
Date published: 28-03-2014

Rueckert is the associate vice president of Black &amp; Veatchs Management Consulting Divisions Security &amp; Compliance practice. He has 35 years of experience in information technology, security, project management, and consulting.Rueckert discussed the relationship between physical securi... Read more

Source: www.gsnmagazine.com

Top found tags: Russia(1),cybercrime(3),cyber security(6)

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Time to rethink network securityLocation: Arbor Networks - Burlington, United States
Date published: 28-03-2014

In December, McAfee Labs reported that in addition to cloud-based and social media threats, the rapidly growing mobile platform will draw the lion's share of threat innovation. According to Arbor Networks, there was a 350 percent growth in the number of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) at... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: DoS(2),social media(2),cybercrime(5)

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Ukraine crisis could dent booming cybercrimeLocation: Ukraine
Date published: 28-03-2014

Odessa, Ukraine Two US senators are hoping to use Ukraines new vulnerability to compel the Eastern European nation to clean up the rampant cybercrime 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 co... Read more

Source: gulfnews.com

Top found tags: cyber security(4),telecom sector(4),cybercrime(8)

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Why a hacked Twitter account is worth more than a stolen credit cardLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 28-03-2014

Twitter is becoming the channel of choice for hackers, according to a new report that suggests stolen account information can fetch more money than credit cards on the cybercrime black market. The RAND Corporation report says a December 2013 breach, in which 70 million Target customers had their da... Read more

Source: www.ctvnews.ca

Top found tags: cybercrime(3),cyber security(4),social media(4)

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English data breach and identity theft related news

Medical identity theft amounted to 43% of identity theft cases in 2013Location: New York, United States
Date published: 28-03-2014

A rather shocking 43 percent of identity theft cases last year can be traced back to medical identity theft, as security experts and healthcare providers struggle to keep up with security challenges, according to a recent study.Unfortunately, medical records are significantly more lucra... Read more

Source: www.tweaktown.com

Top found tags: medical sector(4),cybercrime(5),telecom sector(8)

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What Should I Do If My Credit Card Gets Hacked?Location: New Delhi, India
Date published: 27-03-2014

Dear Lifehacker, I recently discovered several unauthorized charges on my credit card. I called the credit card company and they're investigating, but what other steps do I need to take to protect myself? Signed, Fed up with Fraud Dear Fed up, We're sorry that's happened to you. Unfortunately, abou... Read more

Source: www.lifehacker.co.in

Top found tags: identity theft(2),update(2),financial sector(4)

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Woman faces more counts of identity theft, credit card fraudLocation: Gainesville, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

A Gainesville man said his daughter-in-law stole thousands of dollars from him and his wife after helping prepare their taxes.The Hall County Sheriffs Office has obtained additional warrants on Kathy Ann Cantrell, 41, of Gillsville in connection with identity theft incidents involving credit car... Read more

Source: www.gainesvilletimes.com

Top found tags: credit card(2),financial sector(2),identity theft(2)

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

March 27--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 company's chief financial officer that Target missed "multiple warnings" that ... Read more

Source: www.securityinfowatch.com

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

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Top Security Firm Sued in Target Data BreachLocation: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

A new lawsuit resulting from the Target data breach at puts a spotlight on Trustwave, a private firm that does the majority of payment security checks in the U.S. Danny Yadron reports on the News Hub.... Read more

Source: live.wsj.com

Top found tags: Trustwave(1),data breach(2),United States(2)

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Tampa woman sentenced to 12 years in identity theft caseLocation: Internal Revenue Service - Washington, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

A Tampa woman was sentenced Wednesday to more than a decade in federal prison for defrauding banks and individuals dozens of times over two years.Latasha Callens, 35, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Susan C. Bucklew to 12 years and five months, followed by five years of supervised release, for... Read more

Source: tbo.com

Top found tags: identity theft(2),United States(2),financial sector(4)

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Possible data breach affects roughly 15K UW-Parkside studentsLocation: University of Wisconsin - Parkside Campus - Kenosha, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

KENOSHA (WITI) The University of Wisconsin-Parkside notified approximately 15,000 students on Thursday, March 27th of the potential exposure of personal data. University officials say the FBI is being called in to investigate.Notifications were sent to the most recent email and U.S. mail addres... Read more

Source: fox6now.com

Top found tags: United States(2),cybercrime(3),telecom sector(4)

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7 steps to cyber resilienceLocation: London, United Kingdom
Date published: 28-03-2014

Thanks to our ever-increasing reliance on cyberspace, every sector of our modern life is at risk of cyberattack. As a result, for the enterprising cyber-criminal, there has never been more to gain and it has never been easier to gain it. For any business, the costs of a data breach are ... Read more

Source: realbusiness.co.uk

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

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Other English news

How West Infiltrated Iran's Nuclear Program, Ex-Top Nuclear Official ExplainsLocation: Iran
Date published: 28-03-2014

Senior Iranian nuclear scientist Fereydoon Abbasi, who was appointedas chief of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization in 2010 bythen-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has revealed new details aboutWests wicked plots on Irans peaceful nuclear progress in aninterview with Khorasan Daily. During t... Read more

Source: www.iransview.com

Top found tags: Iran(1),Israel(1),report(1)

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Over a billion devices vulnerable after Android exploit foundLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

Android users beware: a new research report has pointed to a critical exploit in the operating system that could lead to over a billion devices being vulnerable.The report comes via researchers from Indiana University and Microsoft and the security flaw is related to the Android update process. The... Read more

Source: www.afterdawn.com

Top found tags: vulnerability(1),update(2),telecom sector(4)

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'Coinkrypt' malware mines Litecoin, Dogecoin on AndroidLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 27-03-2014

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.greenbot.com

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

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176 Taiwanese arrested in Angeles for credit card fraudLocation: Taiwan
Date published: 27-03-2014

ANGELES CITY -- The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) arrested 176 Taiwanese on Wednesday night for allegedly manufacturing fake credit cards.Authorities raided 5 houses inside a subdivision in Angeles City, Pampanga, where the group allegedly operates.Initial reports allege that the group ope... Read more

Source: www.abs-cbnnews.com

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

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Woman, son held for credit card fraudLocation: Ahmedabad
Date published: 28-03-2014

AHMEDABAD: A team of city crime branch officials arrested a mother-son duo on Wednesday and sought one-day remand of them on Thursday in connection with a fraud of Rs 62.78 lakh through online transactions. Police, however, are yet to probe the exact role the duo has played and other a... Read more

Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Top found tags: legislation(1),credit card(2),financial sector(4)

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Dutch cybercrime related news

'Hacken kritische infrastructuur kan nog op grote schaal'Location: Den Haag
Date published: 28-03-2014

De kritische infrastructuur in Nederland is nog zeer matig beveiligd tegen cyberaanvallen; het hacken van een sluisdeur of inloggen op een beveiligingscamera om mee te kunnen kijken: Na twee jaar aandacht voor cyber security lukt het nog steeds niet om essentile systemen echt goed te beveiligen. ... Read more

Source: www.bnr.nl

Top found tags: cybercrime(2),cyber security(2),United Kingdom(2)

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Hoe hackers werknemers gebruiken om in te brekenLocation: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published: 28-03-2014

Niemand moet eraan denken dat bij je bedrijf het klantenbestand, de infrastructuur, het IP-adres of de netwerkbeveiliging dag en nacht het doelwit zijn van ingehuurde hackers, spionnen van de overheid of misdaadsyndicaten over de hele wereld.Helaas is dat wel het geval. En het zwakste punt van je o... Read more

Source: www.zdnet.be

Top found tags: vulnerability(1),cybercrime(2),government(2)

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Cisco pakt denial of service-probleem aanLocation: Cisco HQ - San Jose, United States
Date published: 28-03-2014

Cisco heeft een patch uitgebracht voor zijn IOS-besturingssysteem voor netwerkapparatuur die zeven kwetsbaarheden oplost. De softwarefouten bieden kwaadwillenden de mogelijkheid de netwerkapparatuur op afstand te laten herstarten of zorgen voor verminderde prestaties. Door eerst de routers en switc... Read more

Source: www.automatiseringgids.nl

Top found tags: medical sector(2),patch(3),update(3)

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