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CIC News for 17-04-2014 contains 27 articles: cybercrime(11),cyber security(9),data breach(2),other(5)

CIC News update contains 23 English and 4 Dutch articles for today.
In today's English news articles:
- 8 related to cybercrime
- 9 related to cyber security
- 2 related to data breach and identity theft
- 4 for the category other news

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

Have fun reading.

English cybercrime related news

US is involved in espionage against other governments, says ClarkLocation: Iran
Date published: 16-04-2014

I think its pretty clear that the United States government did the Stuxnet attack, Richard Clarke said calmly.Richard Alan Clarke is the former National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Counter-terrorism for the United States.Alone or with Israel? the reporter... Read more

Source: groundreport.com

Top found tags: cyber espionage(2),government(2),United States(4)

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DOJ wants 10 special courts for cybercrimesLocation: Davao
Date published: 16-04-2014

MANILA - The Department of Justice (DOJ) is confident that the constitutionality of the Cybercrime Prevention Act will prevail over the motions for reconsideration (MR) filed by the petitioners who asked the Supreme Court (SC) to nullify the law.Which is why the DOJ has written the high court, thro... Read more

Source: www.abs-cbnnews.com

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

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GoDaddy Released This Woman's Personal Information To A Spammer, And Now She's Being HarassedLocation: GoDaddy HQ - Scottsdale, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

A woman is claiming that she is being cyber-harassed after Web hosting service GoDaddy revealed her email address to a spammer about two years ago.It all started when Jamie Bernstein, a blogger for website Skepchick, reported a dodgy-looking spam email she received in 2012.She said the email ... Read more

Source: www.businessinsider.com.au

Top found tags: report(1),spam(1),website(1)

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Websites of Businesses of UK Hacked to Host Images of Child Sexual Abuse and MalwareLocation: Internet Watch Foundation - Cambridge, United Kingdom
Date published: 17-04-2014

In its recently released annual report, Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), a registered IT security regulator, based in Cambridgeshire, England, has spotlighted a budding trend that has witnessed a number of UK company websites horded to host folders of child sexual violence pictures and malware, rep... Read more

Source: www.spamfighter.com

Top found tags: website(2),Internet Watch Foundation(3),United Kingdom(4)

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Delhi policemen learning how to tackle cyber crimeLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

As many as 65 Delhi Police officials are being trained to tackle the growing menace of cyber crime, officials said Thursday.All the 65 officials of the ranks between additional deputy commissioner to sub-inspector will be trained through the awareness programme conducted by HDFC Bank in partnership... Read more

Source: www.dnaindia.com

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

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NSS Labs ranks Cisco Advanced Malware Protection among top breach detection systemsLocation: NSS Labs - Austin, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

Cisco Thursday announced that its Advanced Malware Protection (AMP), originally developed by Sourcefire, was ranked among the top solutions in NSS Labs' latest Security Value Map (SVM) for Breach Detection Systems (BDS), earning a "Recommended" rating. NSS Labs measured AMP's effectiveness and TCO ... Read more

Source: www.nationmultimedia.com

Top found tags: report(1),threat(1),malware(2)

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Akamai Publishes Prolexic Q1 2014 Global DDoS Attack ReportLocation: Prolexic - Hollywood, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today announced availability of the Prolexic Q1 2014 Global DDoS Attack Report. Prolexi... Read more

Source: online.wsj.com

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

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Port Tampa Bay invests against cyber crimeLocation: Tampa Bay, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

Amongst the losses covered in the new US$2 million investment in insurance coverage at Port Tampa Bay, one stands out as new Cyber-liability. Whilst not easy to determine, Tampa Bay officials are almost certain that they are one of the first ports in the country to invest in this new type... Read more

Source: www.porttechnology.org

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

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English cyber security related news

Winning strategies in cyber warfareLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 16-04-2014

The adversary has enormous capabilities in the cyber world, but it too is not without its vulnerabilities, and these must be exploited says Calum MacLeod. Today we live in a world where the giants are lined up against us. Cyber Crime, Cyber Sabotage and Cyber Espionage is a daily ... Read more

Source: www.scmagazineuk.com

Top found tags: social engineering(2),social media(2),cybercrime(7)

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Can our banks be trusted when privacy breached?Location: New York, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

We are living in an era where privacy is most important to us, particularly when it comes to confidential matters including personal account details. Someone from somewhere can delve into our bank accounts at the click of a mouse.Banks are frequently reminding us not to deal with suspicious transac... Read more

Source: www.gulf-daily-news.com

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

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Australian Government Warns About Business Credit Card FraudLocation: Sydney, Australia
Date published: 17-04-2014

Business credit card fraud involves the use of plastic card details to make purchases or withdraw cash without the business owner's permission. The Australian Crime Commission estimates that serious organised crime costs Australia between $10-15 billion every year. In 2008, the Australian Bureau of... Read more

Source: ezinearticles.com

Top found tags: government(3),financial sector(4),Australian Competition and Consumer Commission(5)

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Android trojan app targets Facebook usersLocation: Facebook - Menlo Park, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

Cybercriminals have started using a sophisticated Android Trojan app designed for e-banking fraud to target Facebook users, possibly in an attempt to bypass the two-factor authentication protection on the social network. Security researchers from antivirus vendor ESET have identified a new variant ... Read more

Source: www.computerworld.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(6),financial sector(6),telecom sector(14)

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Heartbleed security bug: How it worksLocation: London, United Kingdom
Date published: 17-04-2014

There has been widespread coverage of Heartbleed this week and subsequently websites have responded by featuring updates on their log in pages to reassure customers that their data is still secure. Others have not been as fortunate, with Mumsnet and Canadas Tax Authority amongst thos... Read more

Source: realbusiness.co.uk

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

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Dangerous spam targets Brits with fake Easter offersLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

People are being conned out of money and their personal data with the temptation of God and Viagra. A new wave of dangerous spam has hit the UK offering fake Easter treats, vouchers and personal loans packed with fraudulent links.Antivirus solutions provider Bitdefender has warned the public to be ... Read more

Source: www.cbronline.com

Top found tags: United Kingdom(2),cybercrime(6),telecom sector(6)

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Malaysia Airlines mystery giving rise to hacker attacksLocation: Ottawa, Canada
Date published: 17-04-2014

The story of the missing Malaysian Airlines plane has preoccupied people around the world for more than a month.It also looks to have inspired online scammers who exploit people's interest in trending news topics to install malware on their computers, internet security experts say.Wheth... Read more

Source: www.cbc.ca

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

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Heartbleed hacker arrested, charged in connection to malicious bug exploitLocation: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date published: 16-04-2014

A 19-year-old student has been arrested for allegedly exploiting the Heartbleed vulnerability to steal taxpayer data from as many as 900 Canadians, authorities said Wednesday.The arrest of Stephen Arthuro Solis-Reyes by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police marks the first time authorities anywhere hav... Read more

Source: arstechnica.com

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

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Financial Services Firms Plan to Increase Cybersecurity SpendingLocation: PricewaterhouseCoopers HQ - New York, United States
Date published: 16-04-2014

Heartbleed, Zeus, insider threats and more: the financial services sector is under constant attack as cybercriminals look to lift user data and siphon off funds from accounts. The good news is that almost two-fifths (38%) of financial services firms in a recent survey plan to boost spending to comb... Read more

Source: www.infosecurity-magazine.com

Top found tags: cyber security(4),financial sector(4),cybercrime(6)

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English data breach and identity theft related news

'Scared 19-year-old' charged in Heartbleed data breachLocation: Londen, United Kingdom
Date published: 17-04-2014

OTTAWA A Western University computer science student described by acquaintances as bright and studious has been accused by authorities of exploiting the online security vulnerability known as Heartbleed that led to a breach of personal data from the Canada Revenue Agency website.The fact that i... Read more

Source: www.ottawacitizen.com

Top found tags: Trend Micro(2),United States(2),telecom sector(4)

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Which of your online account hacked in worlds biggest data breach, CHECK NOWLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 15-04-2014

The Heartbleed bug (Biggest Data Breach), a bug in OpenSSL cryptographic software library, has left billions of users vulnerable to sensitive information leak including those information that were perceived to be secure as they were shared with large, popular and relatively secure companies such as... Read more

Source: hackersnewsbulletin.com

Top found tags: OpenSSL(2),patch(2),update(2)

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Other English news

Two arrested for credit card fraud stemming from car theftsLocation: Queensbury
Date published: 17-04-2014

QUEENSBURY -- A Queensbury woman who was arrested last month for allegedly burglarizing a shed and stealing items from parked cars was arrested again this week for stealing from parked cars, police said.This time, Megan J. Bates, 22, managed to steal a debit card from one of the cars, which she and... Read more

Source: poststar.com

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

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Microsoft Slashes Windows XP Custom Support Prices Just Days Before Axing Public PatchesLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 16-04-2014

Computerworld Just days before Microsoft retired Windows XP from public support, the company drastically reduced the price of custom support agreements that give large companies and government agencies another year of XP patches, experts reported today. "I believe that Microsoft changed prices ... Read more

Source: www.cio.com

Top found tags: Windows(1),Microsoft(2),government(3)

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Manager accused of skimming $500,000 from company to stand trial in CairnsLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

A MANAGER of a Cairns food wholesale business accused of skimming more than $1.6 million from company finances for more than nine years has been committed to stand trial. A forensic accountant who went over the books of Simon George and Sons was the only witness to give evidence during the committa... Read more

Source: www.cairnspost.com.au

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

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New Ransomware Is as Dangerous as CryptoLockerLocation: Symantec HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

A new wave of ransomware presents serious security risks to business and demonstrates growing sophistication among organized crime syndicates on the Internet. Although the Heartbleed bug has saturated news coverage in recent daysand an array of other threats have hit large and small enterprises ... Read more

Source: www.baselinemag.com

Top found tags: website(1),financial sector(2),malware(3)

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Dutch cybercrime related news

Exploit in Android kan gebruikers naar malafide sites sturenLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

Er is een nieuwe kwetsbaarheid in Android vastgesteld, waarmee hackers in staat zijn om het gedrag van iconen van applicaties aan te passen. Op die manier zouden gebruikers ongewild naar malafide websites gestuurd kunnen worden. Beveiligingsbedrijf FireEye heeft een nieuwe kwetsbaarheid in Android ... Read more

Source: www.techzine.nl

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

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Canadese politie strikt eerste Heartbleed-hackerLocation: Toronto, Canada
Date published: 17-04-2014

De Canadese Cyber Crime Unit heeft een jongeman van 19 jaar opgepakt nadat hij het veiligheidslek Heartbleed had gebruikt om de gegevens van de nationale belastingsdienst te stelen. Eerder deze week maakten de Canadese autoriteiten bekend dat 900 burgerservicenummers, en mogelijk ook an... Read more

Source: www.standaard.be

Top found tags: police(1),research(1),cybercrime(2)

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Avecto: 'Securityprofessionals hebben nauwelijks inzicht in het gedrag van medewerkers'Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 17-04-2014

IT- en beveiligingsprofessionals hebben weinig tot geen zicht op het gedrag van werknemers. Het is onduidelijk welke software werknemers downloaden en welke bestanden door werknemers worden geopend. Dit maakt het detecteren van verdacht gedrag en beveiligen van IT-systemen een uitdaging.Dit blijkt ... Read more

Source: www.dutchitchannel.nl

Top found tags: cyber attack(2),cybercrime(2),Ponemon Institute(2)

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Dutch cyber security related news

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Other Dutch news

Creditcardgegevens klanten LaCie gestolenLocation: LaCie HQ - Paris, France
Date published: 16-04-2014

Computergebruikers die het afgelopen jaar online spullen hebben gekocht bij het Franse bedrijf LaCie lopen het risico dat hun klantgegevens, inclusief creditcarddetails, zijn gestolen. Daarvoor waarschuwt de computeropslagspecialist op zijn website. LaCie is de laatste grote retailer die het slacht... Read more

Source: www.telegraaf.nl

Top found tags: data theft(2),government(2),United States(4)

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