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CIC News for 11-04-2014 contains 30 articles: cybercrime(7),cyber security(9),data breach(5),other(9)

CIC News update contains 27 English and 3 Dutch articles for today.
In today's English news articles:
- 7 related to cybercrime
- 9 related to cyber security
- 5 related to data breach and identity theft
- 6 for the category other news

In today's Dutch news articles:
- 0 related to cybercrime
- 0 related to cyber security
- 3 for the category other news

Have fun reading.

English cybercrime related news

HMIC slams UK police cybercrime preparednessLocation: West Midlands
Date published: 10-04-2014

HER MAJESTY'S Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) said that there are only three police forces in the UK that could fight their way out of a serious cybercrime assault, leaving forty in the digital slough of cyber incompetence. Just Derbyshire, Lincolnshire and the West Midlands have the capabiliti... Read more

Source: www.theinquirer.net

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

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GovWin IQ website hacked, credit card information of 25,000 at riskLocation: Deltek Inc. HQ - Herndon, United States
Date published: 11-04-2014

GovWin IQ System run by an enterprise software and information solutions provider Deltek suffers a security breach that puts information of around 80,000 employees of federal contractors at risk.GovWin are designed specifically for Government Contractors aiming to grow their business. T... Read more

Source: www.ehackingnews.com

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

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The Extortion is a common practice in the cyber criminal ecosystemLocation: Bogota, Colombia
Date published: 10-04-2014

According principal security firms, extortion, ransom and blackmail are pillars of illicit activities, cyber criminals are adapting them to the cyber context.Extrotion is becoming a worrying inclination in the cyber criminal ecosystem, the number of targeted attacks that request money in change of ... Read more

Source: securityaffairs.co

Top found tags: cybercrime(3),government(3),malware(3)

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Cyber crime: Fake Facebook page haunts minority memberLocation: Facebook - Menlo Park, United States
Date published: 11-04-2014

KARACHI:Maharaj Grish Kumar is a man in distress. Someone has created a fake Facebook page of a prominent Sindh-based politician and they are pasting his phone number on inappropriate status updates.My life is under threat, said 44-year-old Kumar, as he appealed to the authorities to take act... Read more

Source: tribune.com.pk

Top found tags: government(4),social media(4),telecom sector(8)

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Cyber-Crime Law Could Engender Self-Censorship, Group WarnsLocation: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Date published: 11-04-2014

PHNOM PENH Cambodias draft cyber-crime law, leaked to the public earlier this week, is deeply flawed, a UK-based rights group says. The draft law, which was leaked to the public recently, imposes major fines and jail time for vague offenses and has many online users concerned. If passed... Read more

Source: www.voacambodia.com

Top found tags: legislation(1),cybercrime(3),government(3)

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Hackers Trying to Exploit 'Heartbleed' Bug, U.S. Officials WarnLocation: Department of Homeland Security - Washington, United States
Date published: 11-04-2014

BOSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Government warned on Friday that hackers are attempting to exploit the 'Heartbleed' bug in targeted attacks by scanning networks to see if they are vulnerable.It asked organizations to report any Heartbleed-related attacks to the Department of Homeland Security, on a web... Read more

Source: www.nbcnews.com

Top found tags: telecom sector(4),government(6),United States(6)

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Phishers hijack EA Sports Twitter to steal user detailsLocation: Electronic Arts Inc HQ - Redwood City, United States
Date published: 11-04-2014

A fake EA Sports Twitter stream is hijacking questions put tothe organisation's official account in an attempt to steal logindetails.The scam was spotted by Chris Boyd, malware intelligence analystat Malwarebytes, who says in a blog post, "The account sendinglinks isn't verified, and swore at anoth... Read more

Source: www.wired.co.uk

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

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English cyber security related news

Millions of people at risk inLocation: SAN FRANCISCO
Date published: 09-04-2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - You know how you buy stuff or do other business on the Internet, feeling that if the Web site you use says it's secure, it's cool? A new report indicates your online dealings may not have been as cool as you might have thought.Security researchers say millions of Internet surfe... Read more

Source: www.news10.net

Top found tags: credit card(2),cyber security(2),financial sector(2)

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Cybercrime Law Copies 2001 European TreatyLocation: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Date published: 11-04-2014

Parts of Cambodias draft cybercrime law were copied nearly wholesale from a 2001 European treaty on cybercrime, a government adviser said Thursday.Phu Leewood, who advises the government on information technology, said that some sections of the law are directly copied from the 2001 Convention on... Read more

Source: www.cambodiadaily.com

Top found tags: child pornography(4),cybercrime(5),government(6)

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Turning the Tables: Using Evasion Tactics to Help Prevent Malware InfectionLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 10-04-2014

Sandboxing is a relatively new trend in malware analysis. It allows companies, such as antivirus vendors, to execute malicious malware in an environment where it cant do any real damage. By watching what the executable does, security researchers can identify whether the software is malicious or ... Read more

Source: www.securityweek.com

Top found tags: website(1),cybercrime(2),cyber security(4)

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Apple Says iOS, OS X, and 'Key Web-Based Services' Not Affected By HeartbleedLocation: Apple HQ - Cupertino, United States
Date published: 11-04-2014

Apple has issued a statement saying that iOS, OS X, and 'key Web-based services' were not affected by 'Heartbleed', a major security flaw affected hundreds of thousands of websites and services. "The Heartbleed bug allows anyone on the Internet to read the memory of the systems protected by the vul... Read more

Source: www.iclarified.com

Top found tags: cyber security(2),OpenSSL(2),OS X(2)

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Windows XP Alive & Well in ICS/SCADA NetworksLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 10-04-2014

End-of-life for XP support not raising many red flags in critical infrastructure environments, where patching is the exception.Microsoft may have officially retired its Windows XP operating system this week, but that doesn't mean power plants and other critical infrastructure networks are dropping ... Read more

Source: www.darkreading.com

Top found tags: Digital Bond(2),Microsoft(2),critical infrastructure(6)

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Cyber attacks are targeting Heartbleed flaw, says US CERTLocation: Department of Homeland Security - Washington, United States
Date published: 11-04-2014

As the latest major security bug prompts cyber-crime and phishing attacks, experts advise on changing passwords and what CISOs can do. The US Government has confirmed that, as feared, cyber-crime attacks have been launched that exploit the recently revealed Heartbleed security flaw, whi... Read more

Source: www.scmagazineuk.com

Top found tags: United States(4),government(5),cybercrime(7)

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Cybersecurity Is a PuzzleWhere Does Your Piece Fit?Location: Chicago
Date published: 10-04-2014

Are we winning in the fight against cybercriminals? Debate around that question has long simmered in business and regulatory circles. Thanks to some recent high-profile hacks, you could say the debate has reached a rolling boil.Cyberthreats are of extraordinary and long-term seriousness, said... Read more

Source: www.linkedin.com

Top found tags: threat(1),cyber security(4),cybercrime(5)

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Cyber crimes on debit, credit cards double as fraudsters evolve new methods - The Economic TimesLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 10-04-2014

MUMBAI: Cyber crimes on debit or credit card usage have more than doubled as fraudsters evolve new cloning methods to stay ahead of banks which are improving security features with chip and pin cards, according to preliminary industry data. The number of such crimes has increased by about 125% sinc... Read more

Source: economictimes.indiatimes.com

Top found tags: financial sector(4),cybercrime(5),telecom sector(10)

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Group Blasts Draft Anti-Cybercrime Bill in CambodiaLocation: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Date published: 10-04-2014

A rights watchdog that obtained draft legislation aimed at curbing online crime in Cambodia warns that the proposal would chill free speech.The government, however, dismissed the criticism, saying the proposed legislation is a work-in-progress and similar to laws in the U.S. and the U.K.Article 19,... Read more

Source: blogs.wsj.com

Top found tags: child pornography(4),government(4),cybercrime(5)

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English data breach and identity theft related news

The Hackers BazaarLocation: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published: 10-04-2014

In todays ever expanding online landscape, new cyber threats are emerging with startling frequency. The latest is called Heartbleed, and it compromises the security infrastructure of tens of thousands of servers and puts at risk the data of millions of users. Heartbleed provides a ripe playgroun... Read more

Source: www.politico.com

Top found tags: government(2),exploit kit(4),cybercrime(9)

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ACCC admits to data breach, but denies being hackedLocation: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission - Adelaide, Australia
Date published: 11-04-2014

THE competition watchdog has reported a data breach linked to websites including SCAMwatch, but denies its been scammed itself. Email addresses belonging to subscribers of several websites linked to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission were inadvertently made accessible to all and ... Read more

Source: www.theaustralian.com.au

Top found tags: government(2),website(2),Australian Competition and Consumer Commission(10)

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Searching for standards in privacy and cybersecurity litigationLocation: National Institute of Standards - Gaithersburg, United States
Date published: 11-04-2014

Over the next few weeks, we will endeavor to use these pages to share our perspectives on the burgeoning area of Privacy and Cyber Security Litigation (PCS Litigation). In particular, we will focus on steps you can take to both anticipate such litigation, and how you can effectively respond to such... Read more

Source: www.insidecounsel.com

Top found tags: cyber security(6),government(7),United States(12)

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University of Texas building ID theft web siteLocation: Texas
Date published: 11-04-2014

AUSTIN, Texas The University of Texas Center for Identity says it's using $5 million in state money for a resource center that will allow Texans to better deal with identity theft and online fraud. Texas Comptroller Susan Combs got the money as a rider to the current state budget and said Thurs... Read more

Source: www.therepublic.com

Top found tags: fraud(1),threat(1),identity theft(2)

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Lubbock Cardiology Clinic Announces Data Breach Affecting 1,400 PatientsLocation: Lubbock Cardiology Clinic - Lubbock, United States
Date published: 11-04-2014

Lubbock (Texas) Cardiology Clinic has announced a data breach involving unauthorized access to 1,400 of its patients' medical records. Lubbock Cardiology Clinic posted a letter online notifying patients their medical records were accessed by an unauthorized individual from Dec. 15, 2013 to Jan. 30,... Read more

Source: www.beckershospitalreview.com

Top found tags: health sector(4),medical sector(4),telecom sector(4)

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Other English news

Restaurant patriarch gets prison for skimming more than $1.8MLocation: Internal Revenue Service - Washington, United States
Date published: 11-04-2014

The patriarch of a Sandusky family that operates three area restaurants was sentenced Thursday to 18 months in federal prison for skimming more than $1.8 million in cash from the businesses.Haralambos Gonos, 52, also was ordered by U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey Helmick to forfeit $188,070 and c... Read more

Source: www.toledoblade.com

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

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Skimming Device Found On MetroCard Machine At 59th-Columbus Circle SubwayStationLocation: 59 St. - Columbus Circle, New York, United States
Date published: 10-04-2014

Subway riders beware the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has uncovered another skimming device at a MetroCard vending machine this time at the busy 59th Street-Columbus Circle stop in the heart of Midtown.The discovery prompted the MTA to look at each and every subway station to see i... Read more

Source: newyork.cbslocal.com

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

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Google Starts Scanning All Android Apps For MalwareLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 11-04-2014

Google is taking new steps to ensure Android users are protected from malware and other harmful apps.The company announced Thursday it is expanding its app verification service to monitor all the apps on users devices including those downloaded from the Google Play Store.See also: Security C... Read more

Source: texaspolitica.com

Top found tags: Google(3),Google Play(4),telecom sector(6)

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2 sought in credit card fraud caseLocation: Flagler County, United States
Date published: 11-04-2014

FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. - Flagler County detectives are seeking the public's help in identifying a man and a woman wanted for questioning in a fraud case.Deputies said the incident occurred on Jan. 31 when the victim was contacted by the Capital One Fraud Department in reference to suspicious activity... Read more

Source: www.news4jax.com

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

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Google extends malware scanning to devicesLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 10-04-2014

Google has launched a scanner that will continuously monitor Android devices for malware.This takes the search giants malware protection beyond Google Bouncer -- which scans apps on Google Play for signs of malicious activity -- and scans of Android apps as they are being downloaded onto smartph... Read more

Source: www.citeworld.com

Top found tags: smartphone(4),mobile device(8),telecom sector(16)

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Heartbleed: Critical infrastructure open source needs government fundingLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 11-04-2014

Like most vulnerabilities the colorfully named Heartbleed vulnerability in OpenSSL is caused by an obvious coding problem of the kind that has been occurring in practically all programs since homo sapiens first started writing software; the only thing remarkable about this vulnerability is it... Read more

Source: shape-of-code.coding-guidelines.com

Top found tags: government(2),OpenSSL(2),vulnerability(2)

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Dutch cybercrime related news

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Dutch cyber security related news

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Other Dutch news

Gemeente vrijwel XP-vrijLocation: Diemen
Date published: 11-04-2014

DIEMEN - Op het gemeentehuis van Diemen wordt al vrijwel geen gebruik meer gemaakt van Windows XP, het besturingssysteem dat deze week definitief met pensioen ging. Toch werkt nog twee op de vijf gemeenten met het systeem, meldde NUtech.nl. Amsterdam bijvoorbeeld, die gemeente zou pas i... Read more

Source: www.headlines.nl

Top found tags: NL(1),Windows(1),local authority(2)

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Google beschermt Android beter tegen malwareLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 11-04-2014

MOUNTAIN VIEW - Google gaat Android-gebruikers beter beschermen tegen malware. De techreus gaat nieuwe maatregelen nemen om malafide software op het mobiele besturingssysteem tegen te gaan. Een eerste maatregel is een update van de functie Verify Apps, schrijft Techzine. In eerste instantie control... Read more

Source: destentor.nl

Top found tags: Google Play(2),telecom sector(2),update(2)

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Digitaal Loket Velsen dicht na lek in beveiligingLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 11-04-2014

VELSEN De gemeente Velsen is voorlopig niet meer digitaal te benaderen, door een lek in hun beveiliging. Het lek in de beveiliging is ontdekt in het Digitale Loket van de gemeente. Inwoners kunnen daar informatie verschaffen over bijvoorbeeld een nieuw rijbewijs of paspoort en kunnen voor het aanvr... Read more

Source: www.rtvnh.nl

Top found tags: government(1),NL(1),local authority(2)

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