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CIC News for 15-04-2014 contains 21 articles: cybercrime(5),cyber security(4),data breach(6),other(6)

CIC News update contains 19 English and 2 Dutch articles for today.
In today's English news articles:
- 4 related to cybercrime
- 4 related to cyber security
- 6 related to data breach and identity theft
- 5 for the category other news

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

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English cybercrime related news

Ellie Mae Confirms No Breach of Data in Recent OutageLocation: Ellie Mae HQ - Pleasanton, United States
Date published: 14-04-2014

PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 14, 2014-- Ellie Mae(R) (NYSE: ELLI), a leading provider of enterprise level, on-demand automated solutions for the residential mortgage industry, today reported its conclusion that the recent outage to its Encompass services was not a result of a maliciou... Read more

Source: online.wsj.com

Top found tags: ISP(1),report(1),cybercrime(3)

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Sarawak security director loses RM8,000 to cyber crimeLocation: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Date published: 14-04-2014

KUCHING: State security unit director Datuk Yusoff Nook lost RM8,000 to the cyber crime after updating his bank account through an email. Kuching District Police Chief ACP Roslan Bek Ahmad said the victim received an email to request him to update his online banking account about 10am. "Right after... Read more

Source: www.nst.com.my

Top found tags: update(2),cybercrime(3),telecom sector(6)

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Russia may ban CDN service CloudFlareLocation: CloudFlare - San Francisco, United States
Date published: 15-04-2014

The countrys telecom watchdog, Roscomnadzor, still continues attempts to increase efficiency of various laws which order websites to be blocked. The latest initiative may compromise websites ability to withstand DDoS attacks. Distributed Denial of Service attacks, which go down as follows: a ... Read more

Source: voiceofrussia.com

Top found tags: legislation(2),website(2),cybercrime(6)

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There is no place like home gateway for DDoS attackersLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 15-04-2014

They are standard pieces of kit, without which no home or small office can connect to the internet. And millions of them harbour a security vulnerability that threatens to do untold damage to the workings of the web.Welcome to the humble home gateway the little routers sitting on our desks are ... Read more

Source: www.information-age.com

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

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English cyber security related news

'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: airport sector(4),United States(4),government(7)

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Organizations Partner To Help Strengthen Cybersecurity For Critical InfrastructureLocation: European Network for Cyber Security - The Hague, The Netherlands
Date published: 14-04-2014

Wurldtech Security Technologies and the European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS) have signed a partnership agreement to help improve collaboration and strengthen cybersecurity for critical infrastructure. According to Wurldtech, the partnership commits the two organizations to share knowledge and... Read more

Source: www.renewgridmag.com

Top found tags: critical infrastructure(2),smart grid(2),cyber security(4)

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Hackers exploit Heartbleed to breach Canada tax agencyLocation: Canada
Date published: 15-04-2014

Canada's tax-collection agency on Monday said the private information of about 900 people had been compromised as hackers exploited the "Heartbleed" bug, and security experts warned that more attacks are likely to follow.The breach allowed hackers to extract social insurance numbers, which are used... Read more

Source: www.crn.com.au

Top found tags: OpenSSL(2),government(3),cyber security(4)

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Bill would restrict drones on La. private propertyLocation: Louisiana
Date published: 15-04-2014

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana Unmanned aircraft would be limited on private property around Louisiana, if lawmakers agree to a bill that has received the support of a Senate judiciary committee. Passage without objection Tuesday came over the opposition of the Louisiana Press Association, which said t... Read more

Source: www.therepublic.com

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

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English data breach and identity theft related news

Cyber crooks already filing your tax returnsLocation: U.S.
Date published: 14-04-2014

If you were denied the ability to file your tax forms because they had already been filed, you are most likely the victim of a cyber breach and someone else is enjoying your tax refund money. You also are a victim of identity theft.KrebsonSecurity published information on April 14 about a Web... Read more

Source: www.examiner.com

Top found tags: identity theft(2),information security(2),United States(2)

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Another Massive Data Breach Under InvestigationLocation: Experian HQ - Dublin,Ireland
Date published: 14-04-2014

A data breach that may have exposed the personal information of over 200 million Americans--over twice the size of the Target breach--is not getting nearly the attention of other recent data breaches.Hieu Minh Ngo, a Vietnamese national, posed as a private investigator in Singapore and became a cus... Read more

Source: www.lowcards.com

Top found tags: website(1),data breach(2),United States(4)

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Naples-area man admits stealing identities of dead people to file returnsLocation: U.S.
Date published: 14-04-2014

KEY WEST A Naples-area man pleaded guilty Monday to aggravated identity theft and theft of government money, admitting to filing fraudulent tax returns for people who had recently died.Victor Martinez Pantoja, 23, will be sentenced June 30 in U.S. District Judge Jose E. Martinezs courtroom in... Read more

Source: www.naplesnews.com

Top found tags: identity theft(2),United States(2),government(3)

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LaCie Acknowledges Year-Long Data BreachLocation: LaCie HQ - Paris, France
Date published: 14-04-2014

Customers who made online purchases between March 2013 and March 2014 are affected. LaCie USA recently began notifying an undisclosed number of customers that their personal information may have been exposed when an unauthorized person used malware to access transaction data from LaCie'... Read more

Source: www.esecurityplanet.com

Top found tags: cyber security(2),data breach(2),security measures(2)

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HeartBleed data breach could get even worse: expertsLocation: Ottawa, Canada
Date published: 14-04-2014

OTTAWA Security experts believe the data breach announced by the Canada Revenue Agency on Monday could be far worse than officials are letting on.The government department revealed Monday that 900 social insurance numbers were taken from its servers during a six-hour-window after the HeartBleed... Read more

Source: www.ottawacitizen.com

Top found tags: data breach(2),government(2),Trend Micro(2)

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Heartbleed: Android Phones Still at Risk for Data BreachLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 14-04-2014

The Internet security world mobilized to tackle the Heartbleed software bug. But although most of the holes have been patched, a big one remains: Millions of smartphones still operate on Android version 4.1.1, which remains vulnerable to hackers exploiting a design flaw in the bedrock encryption so... Read more

Source: www.businessweek.com

Top found tags: mobile device(2),OpenSSL(2),telecom sector(8)

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Other English news

DHS: 'Nefarious actors' moving to exploit HeartbleedLocation: Department of Homeland Security - Washington, United States
Date published: 14-04-2014

"Nefarious actors" were making moves to exploit the Heartbleed OpenSSL flaw in the first few days after the problem was discovered, according to a Department of Homeland Security memo. In an advisory issued by DHS' National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center on April 10 just as the... Read more

Source: fcw.com

Top found tags: DHS(4),government(4),United States(4)

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Fired Minn. DNR worker gets probation in driver-records breachesLocation: Ramsey, United States
Date published: 15-04-2014

A fired state employee who pleaded guilty to breaching thousands of drivers license files while working at the Department of Natural Resources was sentenced Monday to two years probation. John Hunt, 49, of Woodbury, entered an Alford plea in February to three counts filed in Ramsey County Dis... Read more

Source: www.startribune.com

Top found tags: police(1),report(1),government(2)

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Stop laying the blame for Heartbleed on open sourceLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 14-04-2014

Security experts acknowledge that open source is the best model for crypto, so how do we drive improvements to the model for creating security-critical infrastructure? I've spent the last week considering the data and opinions concerning the Heartbleed bug that was found in the widely u... Read more

Source: www.infoworld.com

Top found tags: SMS(1),OpenSSL(2),telecom sector(2)

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'China cyber threat enormous, targets US critical infrastructure'Location: Beijing, China
Date published: 14-04-2014

The designs for more than two dozen major weapons systems used by the United States military have fallen into the hands of the Chinese, US Department of Defense officials say. Cyber tension flares between the US and China, as president Obama gets set to confront Chinese leader Xi Jingping over hack... Read more

Source: www.dailymotion.com

Top found tags: threat(1),China(2),United States(2)

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Canara Bank bids adieu to Windows XPLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 15-04-2014

Canara Bank, has completely migrated from Windows XP, moving around 33,000 PCs to modern versions of Windows operating system. Realizing the potential security vulnerabilities and monetary hazards of staying on Windows XP after the end of support, the bank switched to modern Windows before support ... Read more

Source: www.dqindia.com

Top found tags: Windows(1),financial sector(2),Microsoft(2)

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Dutch cybercrime related news

Google verheldert voorwaarden: ja, we scannenLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 15-04-2014

Google past zijn gebruikersvoorwaarden aan en meldt daarin expliciet dat content, waaronder ontvangen en verstuurde e-mails, automatisch wordt gescand door advertentiesoftware. In de update van Google's voorwaarden staat dat content van een Google-account, inclusief e-mails, wordt geanalyseerd door... Read more

Source: webwereld.nl

Top found tags: spam(1),update (1),update(2)

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Dutch cyber security related news

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Other Dutch news

Nog werk aan Heartbleed-winkelLocation: Brussel, Belgium
Date published: 15-04-2014

Het herstel van de door Heartbleed aangerichte problemen kan langer aanslepen dan gedacht, met mogelijke verstoringen van de dienstverlening.Zo gauw de Heartbleed bug in het nieuws kwam, werd op de betreffende website de mogelijkheid aangekaart dat encryptiesleutels en de security certi... Read more

Source: datanews.knack.be

Top found tags: website(1),government(3),United States(4)

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