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CIC News for 18-04-2014 contains 29 articles: cybercrime(13),cyber security(6),data breach(6),other(4)

CIC News update contains 24 English and 5 Dutch articles for today.
In today's English news articles:
- 11 related to cybercrime
- 4 related to cyber security
- 6 related to data breach and identity theft
- 3 for the category other news

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

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English cybercrime related news

Attackers Less Reliant on Botnets to Launch Powerful DDoS Attacks: AkamaiLocation: Akamai - Boston, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

Attackers are shifting away from traditional botnet-based distributed denial of service (DDoS)attacks in favor of other techniques to launch larger attacks, Akamai Technologies said in its latest report. In the first quarter of 2014, attackers continued the trend of relying less on botnets and more... Read more

Source: www.securityweek.com

Top found tags: trend(2),DoS(3),cybercrime(5)

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PM chairs federal cabinet meeting todayLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet will meet in Islamabad today (Friday) to discuss overall security situation in the country.The Prime Minister, Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, would chair the meeting.According to the sources, the federal cabinet is likely to be taken into confidence over the issues perta... Read more

Source: www.thenews.com.pk

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

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IT security is national securitybut you're not aloneLocation: Department of Homeland Security - Washington, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

National security may be at stake as private businesses try to manage a growing number of cyberthreats, but IT professionals shouldnt have to bear that burden alone.That was one of the messages from a conference earlier this week where threat experts from Kaspersky Lab shared the stage with corp... Read more

Source: www.pcworld.com

Top found tags: Kaspersky Lab(4),cybercrime(5),United States(6)

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AGC talk warns students of cybercrime, social media risksLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

STUDENTS were reminded not to be fooled by schemes which are too good to be true yesterday, during a talk delivered by the Criminal Justice Division of the Attorney Generals Chambers (AGC).The AGC held a talk regarding Cybercrime and the Risks and Dangers of Social Media for Year 10 ... Read more

Source: www.bt.com.bn

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

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Secret Service: Identifying Target hackers could take years, arrests could take longerLocation: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

WASHINGTON - Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target's computer systems last December. But the agency says it could take years to identify the criminals who stole some 40 million debit and credit card numbers of Ta... Read more

Source: www.brandonsun.com

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

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Accused child predator arrested in Denham SpringsLocation: Homeland Security Investigations - Washington, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

DENHAM SPRINGS, La. - A Denham Springs man has been put behind bars accused of multiple sex crimes against children.44-year-old Giles Frederick Thibodeaux, Jr, was arrested Wednesday and charged with the production of child pornography, computer-aided solicitation of a minor, indecent behavior with... Read more

Source: www.ktbs.com

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

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Heartbleed exploit a reality for Canadian agencyLocation: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date published: 18-04-2014

Law enforcement officials in Canada might have caught up with one of the "nefarious actors" the U.S. Department of Homeland Security warned was moving to exploit the Heartbleed OpenSSL flaw -- but not before he allegedly filched 900 Social Insurance Numbers from the Canadian tax authority's databas... Read more

Source: fcw.com

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

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Target's Hackers May Take Years To FindLocation: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

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Source: www.theledger.com

Top found tags: health sector(2),medical sector(2),financial sector(4)

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New VOICE website a resource tool for cyber crime victimsLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

A new website aimed at arming consumers with the ability to quickly report cyber crime is now available. The Victims of Internet Crimes Empowered (VOICE) site is a result of a collaborative effort between the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) and security firm Symantec, according to informa... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

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

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UK is learning from Israel in the fight against cyber crimeLocation: Tel Aviv, Israel
Date published: 18-04-2014

Britain is strengthening its already close ties with Israel to combat the threat posed by cyber criminals and terrorists. Francis Maude, the Minister for the Cabinet Office, who is responsible for the governments cyber security strategy, said the two countries had set up a joint academic rese... Read more

Source: www.thejc.com

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

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Man Invlved with Major Cybercrime Group to Be Extradited to US or Russia [Bloomberg]Location: New Jersey, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

Vladimir Drinkman, a Russian national accused of being part of a major cybercriminal ring, could be extradited to either Russia or the United States. According to Bloomberg, Drinkman was arrested in the Netherlands in June 2012. Both Russia and the United States have filed extradition requests. Ear... Read more

Source: news.softpedia.com

Top found tags: United States(2),The Netherlands(4),cybercrime(5)

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English cyber security related news

Police officials to get training to tackle cyber crimeLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

New Delhi: More than 60 senior Delhi Police officials of the ranks between Additional Deputy Commissioner to sub-inspector will get advanced training to tackle cyber crime in the national capital. The two-day training programme, conducted by HDFC Bank in partnership with Mahindra Specia... Read more

Source: zeenews.india.com

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

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Kaspersky releases Australian malware threat numbersLocation: Kaspersky HQ - Moscow, Russia
Date published: 18-04-2014

Malware and antivirus protector, Kaspersky has released specific breakout figures for Australia in its latest IT threat evolution Q1 report. The results are for computers protected by Kaspersky products so percentages, rather than absolute numbers, is the best way to interpret these results.Globall... Read more

Source: www.itwire.com

Top found tags: trojan(2),website(2),cybercrime(7)

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Newly Discovered Malware Infects Jailbroken iPhones to Steal Apple IDs and PasswordsLocation: Beijing, China
Date published: 18-04-2014

Newly discovered malware dubbed 'Unflod Baby Panda' infects jailbroken iDevices in an attempt to steal your Apple ID and password. Stefan Esser, a hacker known as i0n1c, details the malware that was discovered by reddit users. On 17th April 2014 a malware campaign targetting users of jailbroken iPh... Read more

Source: www.iclarified.com

Top found tags: cyber security(2),mobile device(2),telecom sector(6)

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Law tightens grip on cybercrimes in KozhikodeLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

From 2,311 in 2012, the number comes down to 1,594 in 2013Slapping cases on offenders seems to be a strong deterrent to cybercrimes in the city. This is evident from the remarkable fall in the number of cyber crime cases registered at police stations here over the previous year. A total of 1,594 ca... Read more

Source: www.thehindu.com

Top found tags: social media(6),cybercrime(9),telecom sector(10)

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English data breach and identity theft related news

Target effect US retailers to share cyber intelligenceLocation: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

The National Retail Federation in the United States has announced plans to establish the Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC), so that retailers can work together on incoming cyber security threats. Following in the wake of serious attacks against some of the world's leading r... Read more

Source: www.scmagazineuk.com

Top found tags: vulnerability(2),government(4),cyber security(6)

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Michaels confirms data breach, at least 2.6 million credit cards may be affectedLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

IRVING, Texas - Michaels Stores Inc. is confirming a data breach of at least 2.6 million credit cards.The largest arts and crafts chain in the U.S. has been investigating the security breach for three months.The company's other store chain, Aaron Brothers, was also targeted by the hackers.The secur... Read more

Source: www.kjrh.com

Top found tags: data breach(2),financial sector(2),United States(2)

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Secret Service close to understanding Target data breachLocation: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

WASHINGTON Secret Service investigators said they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target's computer systems in December. But the agency said it could take years to identify the criminals who stole about 40 million debit and credit card numbers of ... Read more

Source: triblive.com

Top found tags: health sector(2),medical sector(2),financial sector(4)

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Former Certified Nursing Assistant and Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison for Identity Theft Tax SchemeLocation: Austin, Texas, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

Washington, DC(ENEWSPF)April 17, 2014. Kimberly Banks, Donalene Mosley and Arneshia Austin were sentenced today in Albany, Ga., to serve 192 months, 37 months and 21 months in prison, respectively, for crimes relating to filing fraudulent income tax returns using stolen identities, announced ... Read more

Source: www.enewspf.com

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

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Deputites Investigating Identity Theft Cases in Todd CountyLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

TODD COUNTY Authorities say they are investigating a large number of identity theft complaints received this month.The Todd County Sheriffs Offices says they have received numerous complaints of people attempting to e-file their income taxes, only to learn someone has already filed them usin... Read more

Source: wjon.com

Top found tags: report(1),government(2),identity theft(2)

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Identity Theft on theriseLocation: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) It is important to know what to do with your personal documents, especially with online personal data theft on the rise.According to a recent survey from the Pew Research Center, nearly 1/5 adult web users reported having important personal information, like their social... Read more

Source: cbs42.com

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

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Other English news

Cops get lead from jail to crack credit card fraudLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

KOLKATA: Two months after the detective department busted a gang in Kolkata that used courier boys to steal credit card details and buy gold coins with fraudulently obtained duplicate cards, the sleuths on Thursday claimed to have solved another vexing case involving the same gang members. Read more

Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Top found tags: credit card(2),financial sector(4),telecom sector(8)

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Credit Card Fraud And Drug ArrestLocation: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Date published: 17-04-2014

Tuolumne, CA Three Oakland residents were busted in Tuolumne County.Yesterday afternoon Sheriffs Deputies went to Black Oak Casino because there was a report that someone had unsuccessfully tried to withdrawal $1,000 with a fraudulent credit card. After failing to obtain the money, he and tw... Read more

Source: www.mymotherlode.com

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

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German Aerospace Center discovers spy malware on networkLocation: German Aerospace Center - Cologne, Germany
Date published: 17-04-2014

The German Aerospace Center confirmed that its computer network was breached in a months-long malware attack earlier this week.The malware affected every computer system and left little for investigators to work from because it was designed to self-destruct, according to Der Speigel. The Aerospace ... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

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

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Dutch cybercrime related news

Hoe zou het zijn met... cyberbeveiliging van PLC- en SCADA-systemen in BelgiLocation: Brussel, Belgium
Date published: 18-04-2014

Belgische bedrijven die gebruik maken van industrile controlesystemen zoals PLCs en SCADAs zijn vaak ondermaats beveiligd tegen cyberaanvallen. Dat blijkt uit recent onderzoek.ENGINEERINGNET.BE Industrile controlesystemen lijken de dans van de grootschalige cyberaanvallen te ontspringen. Er... Read more

Source: www.engineeringnet.be

Top found tags: Windows(1),cyber attack(2),cybercrime(6)

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DDoS-aanvaller laat botnet links liggenLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 18-04-2014

Criminelen maken steeds minder gebruik van traditionele botnets voor DDoS-aanvallen. Een trend naar krachtigere aanvallen via DNS-reflectie en amplificatie is zichtbaar. DDoS-aanvallers veranderen stelselmatig hun techniek bij het platleggen van websites. Het aloude botnet is steeds minder interess... Read more

Source: webwereld.nl

Top found tags: report(2),trend(2),cybercrime(3)

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Dutch cyber security related news

Nationaal Respons Netwerk vergroot digitale weerbaarheidLocation: National Cyber Security Centre - Den Haag, The Netherlands
Date published: 17-04-2014

Het Nationaal Cyber Security Centrum (NCSC) richt samen met een aantal organisaties uit de publieke en private sector op 17 april het Nationaal Respons Netwerk (NRN). De betrokken partijen zetten vandaag hun handtekeningen onder de samenwerkingsovereenkomst op het Ministerie van Veiligheid en Justi... Read more

Source: www.telecompaper.com

Top found tags: cyber security(4),local authority(4),government(8)

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Q1 2014: Minder privacy, geld en bitcoinsLocation: Kaspersky HQ - Moscow, Russia
Date published: 17-04-2014

Utrecht, 17 april 2014 In december 2013 publiceerde Kaspersky Lab zijn zogenaamde Threat Forecast voor 2014. Drie maanden later bleken reeds alle voorspellingen voor eindgebruikers te zijn uitgekomen. De voorspellingen door de experts van Kaspersky Lab hadden betrekking op privacy, geld e... Read more

Source: www.emerce.nl

Top found tags: United Kingdom(2),United States(2),Kaspersky Lab(4)

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Other Dutch news

9292 kampt met DDoS-aanvalLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 17-04-2014

Reiswebsite 9292 is donderdag moeilijk bereikbaar. De website kampt met eenDDoS-aanval. Dat meldt RTL Nieuws. De aanvallen zijn begonnen in de ochtend en blijven de gehele dag voortduren. Niet alleen de website is moeilijk bereikbaar. De mobiele apps van 9292 ondervinden ook hinde... Read more

Source: www.nu.nl

Top found tags: NL(1),website(1)

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