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CIC News for 19-04-2014 contains 32 articles: cybercrime(9),cyber security(5),data breach(13),other(5)

CIC News update contains 31 English and 1 Dutch articles for today.
In today's English news articles:
- 9 related to cybercrime
- 4 related to cyber security
- 13 related to data breach and identity theft
- 5 for the category other news

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

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English cybercrime related news

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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New Heartbleed Exploit Hijacked Secure Network SessionsLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

Experts have discovered another confirmed instance of cybercriminals using the Heartbleed bug. But this time was different: the bug exists on firmware that has to be replaced, not updated, and was used to break into a virtual private network (VPN), bypassing the network's multifactor authentication... Read more

Source: www.tomsguide.com

Top found tags: Heartbleed(1),OpenSSL(2),cybercrime(3)

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Credit Card Skimmer Found at Woodland Market in Mariposa CountyLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

April 18, 2014 - At approximately 11:30 am on April 18th Mariposa County Sheriffs deputies located a credit card skimming device on Pump #3 at the Woodland Market gas station.These types of devices are used by criminals to fraudulently acquire credit card information from cards inser... Read more

Source: goldrushcam.com

Top found tags: skimming(1),credit card(2),financial sector(8)

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Fake Facebook Chat Verification Used for SpamLocation: Facebook - Menlo Park, United States
Date published: 17-04-2014

Facebook users are once again the target of a malicious schemethis time in the form of a notification about Facebook Chat.The spammed notification pretends to come from the official Facebook Chat Team. A notification shows users of a tagged comment to a Facebook Note containing a fak... Read more

Source: blog.trendmicro.com

Top found tags: Internet Explorer(2),social media(2),telecom sector(2)

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Denial of serviceLocation: Beijing, China
Date published: 19-04-2014

The US IPOs of Chinese internet stocks Weibo and Leju Holdings were the victim of unlucky timing last week, as a Nasdaq slump forced both issuers to slash the size of their offerings. Yet investors in stocks like these are exposed to far more than just market wobbles.They are, in fact, taking a hug... Read more

Source: www.ifrasia.com

Top found tags: government(3),social media(4),financial sector(6)

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Prevent Cyber Crime Before It StartsLocation: New York Times - New York, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

Have you ever received an email from someone you didnt know who wanted you to link to their site? Or maybe you opened a document that you thought was safe only to get a computer virus months later? With the advancement of any new technology comes the advancement of scams and hacking. These invis... Read more

Source: www.getbusymedia.com

Top found tags: social media(2),United States(2),cybercrime(6)

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Anger in cyberspace lands youths in netLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 19-04-2014

CHENNAI: More youngsters in the city seem to be using social networking sites to vent their anger - and a lot of them are landing in the police net. In the past three months, more than 15 complaints of youths posting obscene pictures of girls on such sites have been received by the cyber crime wing... Read more

Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Top found tags: TV (1),cybercrime(3),telecom sector(4)

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Ukraine crisis proves cyber conflict is a reality of modern warfareLocation: Kiev, Ukraine
Date published: 19-04-2014

A hundred years ago, World War I moved warfare into the skies. Today no nation regards its security as complete without an air force, and no serious future conflict will lack a cyber aspect, either. Russia and Ukraine apparently traded cyber attacks during the referendum on Crimea. Media reports in... Read more

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Top found tags: website(2),government(3),cybercrime(6)

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New Android Malware Goes After Facebook Mobile Users, Bypasses Two-Factor AuthenticationLocation: Facebook - Menlo Park, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

New Android Malware Goes After Facebook Mobile Users, Bypasses Two-Factor Authentication Security is a hot button topic right now, and with good reason. With government agencies trying to scoop your data just as much as the cyber criminals were all told keep sniffing our credit card details, gon... Read more

Source: thefadaily.com

Top found tags: social media(2),trojan(2),telecom sector(6)

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English cyber security related news

New Cybersecurity Framework RevealedLocation: National Institute of Standards - Gaithersburg, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

The framework provides standards and best practices for identifying, assessing, and managing cybersecurity risk.Now that the Obama administration has unveiled the final version of its anticipated Cybersecurity Framework (the Framework),[1]companies should begin to evaluate how it may apply to their... Read more

Source: www.natlawreview.com

Top found tags: United States(4),government(5),cyber security(8)

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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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Reddit users discover iOS malware threatLocation: Apple HQ - Cupertino, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

Users on a mobile phone hacking subreddit are being credited with the discovery of a malware infection targeting iOS users.The r/jailbreak community uncovered the infection while assisting a user who had been noticing unusual activity on his jailbroken iPhone.Known as 'Unflod Baby Panda... Read more

Source: www.theregister.co.uk

Top found tags: cyber security(2),mobile device(2),telecom sector(10)

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English data breach and identity theft related news

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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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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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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Michaels Confirms Second Payment Data Breach in Three YearsLocation: Michaels Store - Irving, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

Michaels has confirmed that two different eight-month-long security breaches have exposed up to 3 million credit and debit cards to hackers, according to KrebsOnSecurity.Michaels CEO Chuck Rubinwrites that the security companiesthe firmhired to prevent hacks did not initially detect the malware ... Read more

Source: www.idt911blog.com

Top found tags: phishing(2),United States(2),cybercrime(6)

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UPMC Data Breach Affects 27,000 EmployeesLocation: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Pittsburgh, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

At least 788 UPMC employees have already been victims of tax fraud. The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) recently announced that as many as 27,000 of its 62,000 employees may have been affected by a recent data breach that exposed employee tax information, including Social... Read more

Source: www.esecurityplanet.com

Top found tags: EN(1),fraud(1),data breach(2)

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Law would protect Florida children from identity theftLocation: Florida, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

You've taught your kids about stranger danger. You make sure they wear helmets when riding a bike and seat belts in a car. But how do you protect them from someone stealing their identity?In the growing scourge of identity theft, children with their pristine credit histories are an especial... Read more

Source: www.orlandosentinel.com

Top found tags: EN(1),identity theft(2)

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Michael's Arts and Crafts Announces Major Data BreachLocation: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

Michaels is the latest national chain store to suffer a data breach due to a sophisticated cyber-attack using malware or software that can be used to collect private information.Since January of this year, Michaels the nations largest arts and crafts chain and their subsidiary Aaron Brothe... Read more

Source: www.connectamarillo.com

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

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Michaels says 3 million customers hit by data breach, lists Washington-area storesLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

Michaels has confirmed that credit and debit card information was stolen from 3 million customers who shopped at some of its stores during an eight-month period. The craft-store chain initially confirmed the data breach in January but gave few details of what occurred or how many customers were aff... Read more

Source: www.washingtonpost.com

Top found tags: EN(1),report(1),data breach(2)

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Business Record: TMG to host data breach webinar April 23Location: New York, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

The Members Group will present a complimentary webinar, 2014: The Year of the Data Breach, for financial institutions on Wednesday, April 23. Hosted by the companys senior fraud prevention analyst, Nicole Reyes, the hourlong event will provide insight on current fraud trends and how financ... Read more

Source: www.businessrecord.com

Top found tags: trend(1),data breach(2),financial sector(4)

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Woman pleads guilty to identity theft, credit card fraudLocation: Masqat, Oman
Date published: 20-04-2014

MUSCATINE, Iowa A Muscatine woman pleaded guilty April 16 to two counts of identity theft and one count of credit card fraud. All three are class D felonies.An investigation by the Muscatine Police Department showed that Melissa Vogt, 33, whose address was last reported as 2210 Hershey Ave., ill... Read more

Source: muscatinejournal.com

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

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PH joins war on cybercrimesLocation: Seoul, South Korea
Date published: 20-04-2014

The Philippines has joined the worldwide fight against cyber pornography, hacking and other related electronic crimes by aligning itself with the Council of Europe, an organization comprising of 47 countries led by the United States and South Korea, which aims to eradicate computer-related crimes t... Read more

Source: manilastandardtoday.com

Top found tags: telecom sector(4),United States(4),cybercrime(7)

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After another data breach, Congress pressed to actLocation: Neiman Marcus - Dallas, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

Credit unions are looking for Congress to take up legislation following news of a new data breach that exposed millions of shoppers data.The National Association of Federal Credit Unions on Friday told House and Senate leaders that revelations about the data breach at arts and crafts chain Micha... Read more

Source: thehill.com

Top found tags: legislation(3),government(5),financial sector(8)

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3 million hit in Michaels data breachLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

Craft store chain Michaels has released more information about a data breach the company first warned consumers about a few months ago.... Read more

Source: www.ktvz.com

Top found tags: EN(1),data breach(2)

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Other English news

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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ATM skimming device is found in CarnloughLocation: London, United Kingdom
Date published: 19-04-2014

Police in Larne are advising members of the public to be vigilant following the discovery of a skimming device in Carnlough at the weekend. The device, which was found at an ATM on Sunday, is attached to cash machines by criminals to allow them to copy information from bank cards and remove money f... Read more

Source: www.larnetimes.co.uk

Top found tags: skimming(1),telecom sector(4),financial sector(6)

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Experts Worry About Future of Critical Infrastructure SecurityLocation: Kaspersky HQ - Moscow, Russia
Date published: 18-04-2014

SAN FRANCISCOThe problem of critical infrastructure security has become a key issue in the last few years, as high-profile attacks such as Stuxnet and others have grabbed headlines and alerted politicians and others to the weaknesses facing these vital systems. Its an issue that Eugene Kasper... Read more

Source: robertjgraham.com

Top found tags: government(4),Kaspersky Lab(4),United States(8)

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BONUS: Inside a Professional Credit Card Fraud OperationLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

Jordan Harbinger of The Art of Charm takes a rare glimpse inside the business and mind of a professional credit card fraudster and social engineer.In this episode, we will:Learn about the internet criminal underworld even before the infamous Silk RoadMeet one of the former top dogs from the site, a... Read more

Source: pickuppodcast.com

Top found tags: credit card(2),financial sector(2),social engineering(2)

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Malware Has Appeared On The Cydia Store, Here's How You Can Deal With ItLocation: Apple HQ - Cupertino, United States
Date published: 18-04-2014

As far as mobile devices go, Apple's iOS is largely safe and secure from the threat of mobile malware (as Phil Schiller reminded us a few months ago, 99 percent of mobile malware in 2013 appeared on Android devices). It should come as no surprise to hear that jailbreaking an iOS device changes this... Read more

Source: appadvice.com

Top found tags: threat(1),mobile device(2),telecom sector(2)

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Dutch cybercrime related news

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Dutch cyber security related news

Siemens en McAfee werken samen aan cyber securityLocation: Siemens HQ - Munich, Germany
Date published: 19-04-2014

De Siemens Industry Sector en McAfee, een divisie van Intel Security, gaan hun bestaande partnership uitbreiden om de beveiligingsoplossingen voor productiebedrijven te verbeteren, zodat deze bescherming bieden tegen de zich snel ontwikkelende wereldwijde cyberdreigingen. Daarbij zal gebruik worden... Read more

Source: www.at-aandrijftechniek.nl

Top found tags: NL(1),threat(1),cyber security(2)

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