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CIC News for 14-04-2014 contains 31 articles: cybercrime(6),cyber security(6),data breach(6),other(13)

CIC News update contains 27 English and 4 Dutch articles for today.
In today's English news articles:
- 6 related to cybercrime
- 6 related to cyber security
- 6 related to data breach and identity theft
- 9 for the category other news

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

Have fun reading.

English cybercrime related news

Corporate Security ThreatsLocation: Bogota, Colombia
Date published: 13-04-2014

As hackers, malware/spyware creators, and other maliciously-intended individuals learn how to get past security software programs, new algorithms are created in an effort to stay on top of the attacks. This constant security software evolution is meant to stay on top of viruses and end them before ... Read more

Source: tech.co

Top found tags: threat(1),vulnerability(2),cybercrime(3)

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Cyber criminals beware, Big Brothers watching youLocation: Saudi Arabia
Date published: 13-04-2014

RIYADH A new system which can read 13 languages, 570 Arabic dialects and 278 Saudi vernaculars can now easily monitor the Internet and reach any organization or individual involved in any type of cyber crime, according to a technology expert. The digital and criminal investigation labor... Read more

Source: www.saudigazette.com.sa

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

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Bot masters in cut-throat DDoS fightLocation: RSA HQ - Bedford, United States
Date published: 14-04-2014

Botnet operators in the criminal underground are launching large denial of service attacks against each other in a bid to knock out rivals in the race to compromise computers. Security researchers have discovered command and control servers owned by operators of Zeus botnets were blasted by those r... Read more

Source: www.itnews.com.au

Top found tags: malware(5),financial sector(6),cybercrime(7)

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South African Bank Customers Warned Against CybercrimesLocation: South Africa
Date published: 14-04-2014

JOHANNESBURG, April 14 (BERNAMA-NNN-SABC) -- The news that South Africa has been ranked third behind Russia and China in terms of the prevalence of cybercrime has prompted the South African Banking Risk Information Centre (Sabric) to issue a special warning to banking customers to be on the lookout... Read more

Source: www.bernama.com.my

Top found tags: government(2),South Africa(2),cybercrime(6)

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Phishing domains at record levels at criminals target Chinese consumers, says APWGLocation: China
Date published: 14-04-2014

The number of domains registered to carry out phishing attacks broke all records in the second half of 2013 and yet a huge proportion of this type of fraud can now be explained by a single country, China.If this sounds like an unsurpsing statistic - China has been at or near the top of every cyberc... Read more

Source: news.techworld.com

Top found tags: survey(1),China(2),cybercrime(3)

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Germany's DLR research center reported to have come under cyber attackLocation: German
Date published: 14-04-2014

A major German research center is reported to have come under a sustained cyber attack for a period of months. There are indications that a foreign power may have been behind the attack.Several news agencies reported on Sunday that officials with the German government and the Cologne-ba... Read more

Source: www.dw.de

Top found tags: cybercrime(2),Germany(2),government(2)

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English cyber security related news

Obama lets NSA exploit internet flaws: officialsLocation: White House - Washington D.C., United States
Date published: 14-04-2014

The White House statement said when flaws are discovered, there is now a 'bias' in the government to share that knowledge with computer and software manufacturers so a remedy can be created and distributed to industry and consumers Stepping into a heated debate within the nation's intelligence agen... Read more

Source: www.business-standard.com

Top found tags: United States(2),government(5),telecom sector(8)

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Stay connected, dont get webbed!Location: Pune
Date published: 14-04-2014

Television actor Kritika Kamra is the pretty host of the all-new season of MTV Webbed. She was in town recently to spread awareness about cyber-crimes and requested the youth to be super cautious to avoid dangers lurking online. Heena Menon Grover catches up with her.What inspired you to take up MT... Read more

Source: www.dnaindia.com

Top found tags: social media(2),cybercrime(3),telecom sector(4)

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Location: Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council - Washington D.C., United States
Date published: 14-04-2014

Boston - The US government warned banks and other businesses to be on alert for hackers seeking to steal data exposed by the Heartbleed bug, as a German programmer took responsibility for the widespread security crisis. On a website for advising critical infrastructure operators about emergin... Read more

Source: www.iol.co.za

Top found tags: United States(4),financial sector(6),telecom sector(12)

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Raoul Chiesa from cybercrime to state-sponsored hackingLocation: NATO - Brussel, Belgium
Date published: 14-04-2014

Raoul Chiesa gives us his view on the current cyber threat landscape, from Snowdens case to the links betweencyber crimeand state-sponsored hacking.Next week the forth Cybercrime Conference will be held in Rome (http://www.tecnaeditrice.com/eventi/cyber_crime_conference_2014/presentazione), two ... Read more

Source: securityaffairs.co

Top found tags: United States(2),government(4),cybercrime(7)

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Location: South Africa
Date published: 14-04-2014

Cape Town - When talking about Heartbleed, the internet bug which has potentially handed over countless passwords, usernames and banking details to malicious hackers, there are no certainties. The number of sites affected by the unplugged loophole and the damage, if any, it has caused are both unkn... Read more

Source: www.iol.co.za

Top found tags: South Africa(4),telecom sector(4),cybercrime(6)

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OpenSSL memory leak burns slowlyLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 14-04-2014

DUBAI, UAE: A very serious vulnerability present in OpenSSL 1.0.1 for two years has been disclosed (CVE-2014-0160). This "Heartbleed" vulnerability allows an attacker to reveal up to 64kb of memory to a connected client or server.This buffer-over-read vulnerability can be used in rapid succession t... Read more

Source: www.ciol.com

Top found tags: OpenSSL(2),United Arab Emirates(3),cyber security(4)

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English data breach and identity theft related news

ACCC admits to personal data breachLocation: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission - Adelaide, Australia
Date published: 14-04-2014

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has apologised for a privacy breach after it left an unknown quantity of personal email addresses accessible online.The ACCC said the addresses of subscribers to its information alert services for the Recalls Australia, Product Safety Australia, ... Read more

Source: www.businessspectator.com.au

Top found tags: government(2),website(2),Australian Competition and Consumer Commission(5)

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My view: Understanding the impact of Floridas data breach notification lawLocation: Florida
Date published: 13-04-2014

The increasing prevalence of cloud computing and other electronic storage methods has made storing and accessing important electronic data easier and less expensive than ever. However, the expanding number of documents and other information being stored electronically has increased the threat of cy... Read more

Source: www.miamiherald.com

Top found tags: data breach(2),financial sector(2),0-day(1)

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Springfield company to offer cybersecurity trainingLocation: Center for Strategic and International Studies - Washington, United States
Date published: 13-04-2014

Awareness of the dangers of cybercrime is growing in industries like retail and health care, helping fuel demand for tens of thousands of new employees trained to help identify and fight threats to online security.In part to help meet that rising demand, a Springfield defense firm will offer course... Read more

Source: www.springfieldnewssun.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(3),government(4),cyber security(6)

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Bank of America Agrees to Pay Almost $800 Million in Credit Card Fraud CaseLocation: Bank of America HQ - Charlotte, United States
Date published: 13-04-2014

Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC), which has long been chased for allegedly fraudulent practices in the repackaging of mortgage products that soured during the economic crunch, agreed on Wednesday to settle to the tune of almost $800 million USD over accusations that the institution had defrauded c... Read more

Source: southerndailypress.com

Top found tags: credit card(2),identity theft(2),financial sector(12)

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How America's broken tax system makes identity theft easyLocation: Archdiocese of Portland - Oregon, United States
Date published: 14-04-2014

This year, at least 100 people connected to the Archdiocese of Portland got a nasty surprise when they tried to file their taxes. Someone had already used their Social Security numbers to file fraudulent tax returns in order to steal their tax refunds.These Portland-area Catholics are just a few of... Read more

Source: www.vox.com

Top found tags: financial sector(2),identity theft(2),government(3)

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More online Americans say theyve had a personal data breachLocation: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published: 14-04-2014

As news grows of large-scale data breaches and vulnerabilities such as Heartbleed, new findings from the Pew Research Center suggest that growing numbers of online Americans have had important personal information stolen and many have had an account compromised. Highlights from the survey sho... Read more

Source: www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.com

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

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Other English news

Android now scans apps for malware after installationLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 14-04-2014

Google's Verify Apps malware protection for Android is rolling out an update that will constantly monitor apps for suspicious behaviour.Google has amped up the protection from malicious apps with an update to its Verify Apps feature for Android smartphones. Previously, the feature would... Read more

Source: www.cnet.com.au

Top found tags: update(2),Google(3),telecom sector(10)

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Heartbleed exploit, inoculation, both releasedLocation: Akamai - Boston, United States
Date published: 14-04-2014

As the Heartbleed fallout continues, the good news is that code to protect against similar such attacks has been released. The bad news is that exploit code is also available.Let's start with the latter, released by a chap who took up Cloudlare's challenge to coders in the hope someone, somewhere, ... Read more

Source: www.theregister.co.uk

Top found tags: Akamai(2),OpenSSL(2),RSA(2)

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White House to Allow NSA to Exploit Some Internet Security FlawsLocation: White House - Washington D.C., United States
Date published: 14-04-2014

The White House has weighed in on the Heartbleed bug and its reported exploitation by the NSA.In a New York Times report on Saturday, senior administration officials said that President Obama has decided that when the NSA discovers major flaws in Internet security, it should reveal them to the gene... Read more

Source: mashable.com

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

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'Nightmare' increase in card skimming attacksLocation: Melbourne
Date published: 14-04-2014

ATM fraud in Australia has been taken to a "nightmare" new level with police recording an increase in new "forking" and "card skimming" techniques. Otherwise known as "cash trapping", "forking" involves jamming a fork-shaped object into an ATM machine during a transaction.The comp... Read more

Source: news.ninemsn.com.au

Top found tags: skimming(1),Australia(2),financial sector(4)

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'Forking' scam hits ATMsLocation: Melbourne
Date published: 14-04-2014

The "nightmare" scenario ATM customers most fear having money "skimmed" from their accounts by card-reading devices has intensified with new "forking" attacks unleashed across Victoria. Called "cash trapping", offenders insert an implement similar to a fork to an ATM during a small withdraw... Read more

Source: www.theage.com.au

Top found tags: scam(1),skimming(1),financial sector(6)

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ORLANDO, Fla.: 3 sentenced in Orlando for credit card fraudLocation: New York
Date published: 14-04-2014

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Three men have been sentenced for credit card fraud in central Florida.U.S. District Judge Ann Conway sentenced the men Friday in federal court in Orlando.Aldain Fleming of New York was given four years in prison. Jim Lee Jean was sentenced to two years in prison and Harry Cancel-V... Read more

Source: www.miamiherald.com

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

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Please Put OpenSSL Out of Its MiseryLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 14-04-2014

The OpenSSL software package is around 300,000 lines of code, which means there are probably around 299 bugs still there, now that the Heartbleed bug which allowed pretty much anybody to retrieve internal state to which they should normally not have access has been fixed. That's really all ... Read more

Source: queue.acm.org

Top found tags: backdoor(2),OpenSSL(2),telecom sector(4)

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Did NSA Exploit the Heartbleed Bug for Data?: VideoLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 14-04-2014

April 14 (Bloomberg) -- Bloombergs Richard Falkenrath looks at questions over what the NSA knew about the heartbleed bug and whether they gathered information from the flaw on Bloomberg Televisions... Read more

Source: www.bloomberg.com

Top found tags: NSA (1),OpenSSL(1),government(2)

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'Baby Teeth' In Infrastructure Cyber Security FrameworkLocation: National Institute of Standards - Gaithersburg, United States
Date published: 14-04-2014

NIST's modest effort to improve lax security around IT infrastructure in airports, utilities, and other critical areas now heads to Congress. Don't hold your breath. The recent release of the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurityby the National Institute of Standards and Tec... Read more

Source: www.darkreading.com

Top found tags: telecom sector(2),United States(2),government(5)

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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 getroffen door beveiligings-bug HeartbleedLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 14-04-2014

De gemeente Velsen heeft per direct haar digitale loket gesloten nadat is gebleken dat de beveiliging niet op orde was.Volgens een woordvoerder heeft de gemeente last van de zogenaamde Heartbleed-bug, die wereldwijd meerdere instellingen zoals banken, sociale media en webwinkels heeft g... Read more

Source: www.rtvseaport.nl

Top found tags: financial sector(2),local authority(2),social media(2)

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Vragen over informatiebeveiliging gemeente NaardenLocation: Naarden
Date published: 14-04-2014

Op maandag 7 april 2014 stond in de Gooi en Eemlander een artikel over gemeenten die nog Windows XP als besturingssysteem in gebruik hebben. Ook Naarden werd hierbij genoemd. Nu Microsoft besloten heeft per 8 april 2014 niet langer Windows XP te ondersteunen lopen gebruikers van dit besturingssyste... Read more

Source: naarden-bussum.groenlinks.nl

Top found tags: Vereniging Nederlandse Gemeenten(3),government(5),local authority(6)

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Duits lucht- en ruimtevaartcentrum doelwit van spywareLocation: Berlin, Germany
Date published: 14-04-2014

Het Duitse lucht- en ruimtevaartcentrum is de afgelopen maanden het doelwit van spionagesoftware geweest, dat mogelijk van een buitenlandse inlichtingendienst afkomstig is, zo meldt de Duitse krant Der Spiegel. Zowel computers van onderzoekers als systeembeheerders zouden besmet zijn geraakt.Het ce... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: spyware(1),China(2),government(5)

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KRO-programma Brandpunt bespreekt risico's van onveilig gebruik van wifinetwerkenLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 14-04-2014

Op 13 april besprak het KRO-programma Brandpunt de risico's die samenhangen met het onveilig gebruik van draadloze netwerken. In eerdere publicaties van het NCSC zijn adviezen te vinden voor het verstandig internetten op mobiele apparaten en via draadloze netwerken.Het factsheet 10vuistregels voor ... Read more

Source: www.ncsc.nl

Top found tags: wireless(1),The Netherlands(2),telecom sector(6)

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