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CIC News for 24-04-2014 contains 41 articles: cybercrime(23),cyber security(6),data breach(5),other(7)

CIC News update contains 29 English and 12 Dutch articles for today.
In today's English news articles:
- 17 related to cybercrime
- 4 related to cyber security
- 5 related to data breach and identity theft
- 3 for the category other news

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

Have fun reading.

English cybercrime related news

Media and entertainment industry targeted in cyberattacksLocation: Prolexic - Hollywood, United States
Date published: 23-04-2014

A new report has revealed more than half of cybercriminal attack traffic in the first quarter of 2014 was aimed at the media and entertainment industry.That's according to the Prolexic Q1 2014 Global DDOS (distributed denial of service) Attack report, which has found cybercriminals are increasingly... Read more

Source: www.arnnet.com.au

Top found tags: Akamai(2),DoS(2),cybercrime(10)

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DDoS Hackers using reflection techniques instead of botnet infectionLocation: Akamai - Boston, United States
Date published: 22-04-2014

Reflection techniques add power punch to the DDoS attacks. Innovation in the DDoS marketplace now offers attackers better tools to maximise damage using fewer resources, according to a new report from Akamai Technologies.Attackers are now using reflection techniques instead of infection techniques ... Read more

Source: www.cbronline.com

Top found tags: report(1),Akamai(2),cybercrime(4)

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Flashfake Mac OS X botnet confirmedLocation: Oracle - Redwood City, United States
Date published: 06-04-2014

Earlier this week, Dr.Web reported the discovery of a Mac OS X botnet Flashback (Flashfake). According to their information, the estimated size of this botnet is more than 500, 000 infected Mac machines.We followed up with an analysis of the latest variant of this bot, Trojan-Downloader.OSX.Flashfa... Read more

Source: www.securelist.com

Top found tags: trojan(2),United States(2),update(2)

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Security holes invite hackersLocation: Secunia - Copenhagen, Denmark
Date published: 22-04-2014

A patch is a piece of software designed to update a computer program or its supporting data, to fix or improve it. Many people are aware that they need to patch or update the operating system in their computers. Microsoft and Apple offer automatic updates to patch their operating systems. It turns ... Read more

Source: www.saudigazette.com.sa

Top found tags: vulnerability(3),cybercrime(4),telecom sector(10)

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Top 10 Tips for Cyber Resilience in businesses Opinion ABC Technology and Games (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)Location: Sydney, Australia
Date published: 24-04-2014

The dramatic increase in both the sophistication and frequency of cyber risks and attacks on businesses has profoundly changed the security threat landscape. Gone are the benign days of the Anna Kournikova virus or the "I Love You" bug. Today cyber risks and threats can lead to breaches of sensitiv... Read more

Source: www.abc.net.au

Top found tags: cybercrime(2),cyber resilience(2),government(2)

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Kaspersky Warns of Surge in Bitcoin CybercrimeLocation: Kaspersky HQ - Moscow, Russia
Date published: 24-04-2014

Cyber attacks targeting Bitcoin accounted for a total of 8.3 million incidents in 2013. According to a recent Kaspersky Lab report entitled "Financial Cyber Threats in 2013" [PDF], the number of cyber attacks targeting Bitcoin increased by more than 250 percent in 2013, and accounted fo... Read more

Source: www.esecurityplanet.com

Top found tags: financial sector(4),Kaspersky Lab(4),cybercrime(7)

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Cyber Crime Thought To Be Behind Fraud Jump In UKLocation: London, United Kingdom
Date published: 24-04-2014

Whilst there was a significant drop in violent crime in 2013, there was a sharp rise in fraud, which experts have put down to a rise in digital attacks.The Crime Survey for England and Wales, published by the Office for National Statistics, recorded a 15 percent overall fall in crime and a 22 perce... Read more

Source: www.techweekeurope.co.uk

Top found tags: survey(1),trend(1),cybercrime(3)

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New hacker playground: Ships at seaLocation: London, United Kingdom
Date published: 24-04-2014

Singapore - The next hacker playground: The open seas - and the oil tankers and container vessels that ship 90% of the goods moved around the planet. In this internet age, as more devices are hooked up online, so they become more vulnerable to attack. As industries like maritime and energy connect ... Read more

Source: www.news24.com

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

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Cyber criminals get 24-year jail terms after 1.3m bank raidsLocation: Londen, United Kingdom
Date published: 24-04-2014

Nine cyber criminals responsible for attacks on UK banks have been handed prison sentences totaling 24 years, having been convicted of scams that raked in more than 1m from Barclays and Santander branches.The crooks used a device known as a Keyboard, Video, Mouse (KVM) (pictured) to h... Read more

Source: www.v3.co.uk

Top found tags: United Kingdom(2),financial sector(4),cybercrime(7)

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Online gambling fuels cybercrime industry, according to McAfeeLocation: McAfee - Santa Clara, United States
Date published: 24-04-2014

With the lucrative cybercrime industry continuing to grow, specialist hacking skills and cyber attacks are being paid for via untraceable payments through online gambling sites, according to a research paper released today by McAfee, part of Intel Security. According to McAfees Jackp... Read more

Source: www.whatech.com

Top found tags: financial sector(4),government(4),cybercrime(7)

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McAfee says online gambling fuelling cybercrimeLocation: McAfee - Santa Clara, United States
Date published: 24-04-2014

Cybercrime is still on the rise and specialist hacking skills and cyber attacks are being paid for via untraceable payments through online gambling sites, according to a research paper released today by security firm McAfee. According to McAfees Jackpot! Money Laundering Through Online Gambling ... Read more

Source: www.itwire.com

Top found tags: government(3),financial sector(4),cybercrime(7)

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Cybercrime Report: Getting Paid and Getting Away With ItLocation: Chicago, United States
Date published: 23-04-2014

Money acts as one of the key drivers for cybercrime. Add to this cybercrimes lower risk than traditional crime, and there is little wonder that we are witnessing the evolution of crime to the digital sphere. In previous research papers, we focused on the service-based nature of cybercrime, in wh... Read more

Source: blogs.mcafee.com

Top found tags: government(2),Liberty Reserve(2),cybercrime(7)

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Doubling in cyber crimes as firms lose up to 4mLocation: New Delhi, India
Date published: 23-04-2014

CYBERCRIME has almost doubled in recent years with some Irish firms reporting losses of almost 4m because of hackers and other tech-savvy criminals. A new survey shows one in every four businesses suffered some economic crime in the last two years, with cases of cybercrime soaring fr... Read more

Source: www.independent.ie

Top found tags: survey(1),threat(1),cybercrime(6)

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Hertfordshire police chief says criminals are turning to cyber crimeLocation: London, United Kingdom
Date published: 23-04-2014

THE falling crime levels in the last decade may be misleading, a senior Hertford-shire police officer has claimed.Jon Boutcher, the national policing spokesman on surveillance, has said he was convinced that crime isnt down and had instead shifted on to the web.He also claimed that crimina... Read more

Source: www.hertfordshiremercury.co.uk

Top found tags: scam(1),government(2),cybercrime(6)

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Cheshire Police warned of cybercrime threatLocation: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date published: 23-04-2014

POLICE in Cheshire are not trained to deal with the threats posed by cybercrimes, a HMIC report has said. A report by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) found that only three forces across England and Wales have the proper provisions to deal with Cyber Crime: Derbyshire, West Midland... Read more

Source: www.chesterfirst.co.uk

Top found tags: trojan(2),government(3),cybercrime(8)

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Cyber-crime: How it makes criminals filthy richLocation: Kaspersky HQ - Moscow, Russia
Date published: 23-04-2014

During Kaspersky Labs annual Security Analysis Summit held in Budapest, Hungary, the Enterprise and Online security experts focussed on cyber-criminals andStefan Tanase, Senior Security Researcher at Kaspersky Labs Global Research and Analysis Team for Eastern Europe, Middle East ... Read more

Source: www.itnewsafrica.com

Top found tags: Kaspersky Lab(4),financial sector(6),cybercrime(11)

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Cyber crime rises by 89%Location: PricewaterhouseCoopers HQ - New York, United States
Date published: 23-04-2014

Nearly a quarter of firms have been hit by economic crime and, despite a huge emphasis on whistleblowing, not a single fraud has been reported by whistleblowers.The PWC Economic Crime Survey published today found that cybercrime has risen rapidly in the last two years growing by 89%. As the sophist... Read more

Source: www.irishexaminer.com

Top found tags: threat(1),telecom sector(2),cybercrime(4)

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English cyber security related news

What Heartbleed Means for Critical InfrastructureLocation: Siemens HQ - Munich, Germany
Date published: 23-04-2014

For more than two weeks IT staff around the world have coped with one of the most serious security issues to crop up, the Heartbeat bug in the OpenSSL encryption libraries. Heartbleed, whose name derives from the heartbeat function of the software used to operate Transport or Secure Sockets Layer e... Read more

Source: www.forbes.com

Top found tags: critical infrastructure(4),cyber security(4),government(5)

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Belden Brings Next-gen Security to SCADA NetworksLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 23-04-2014

Belden Inc.'s Tofino Enforcer Software Development Kit (SDK) allows third parties to create next generation cyber security solutions using the company's patented Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) technology.Tofino Enforcer modules developed with the SDK protect difficult-to-secure supervisory control an... Read more

Source: www.ceasiamag.com

Top found tags: ICS(2),telecom sector(2),critical infrastructure(6)

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China-EU Cooperation on Combatting Cybercrime: A Model for China-U.S. Relations?Location: Beijing, China
Date published: 24-04-2014

A new policy paper by the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs entitled Chinas Policy Paper on the EU: Deepen the China-EU Comprehensive Strategic Partnership for Mutual Benefit and Win-win Cooperation, released simultaneously with President Xi Jinpings visit to Europe in April 2014, particula... Read more

Source: www.chinausfocus.com

Top found tags: United States(4),cybercrime(5),cyber security(6)

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Two 'Anonymous' hackers arrested in CambodiaLocation: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Date published: 24-04-2014

The arrests came as Cambodia prepares its first Cyber Crime law, a draft of which has been criticised as contains measures meant to silence criticism of government. World Bulletin / News DeskTwo Cambodian hackers belonging to international collective Anonymous have been arrested in Phnom Penh on ch... Read more

Source: www.worldbulletin.net

Top found tags: cybercrime(3),government(5),social media(6)

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English data breach and identity theft related news

An evolving cyber-enabled world calls for enhanced cyber resilienceLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 23-04-2014

Cyberspace offers enormous benefits and opportunities through increased innovation, collaboration, productivity, competitiveness and customer engagement. But barely a day goes by without news of a new cyber threat, or major data breach, arising from malspace an online environment inhabite... Read more

Source: www.securityinfowatch.com

Top found tags: United States(2),cyber security(4),cybercrime(5)

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Over 69 percent of targeted attacks in India focus on large enterprisesLocation: Symantec HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 24-04-2014

Mumbai: Symantec Corp.s Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR), Volume 19, shows a significant shift in cybercriminal behavior, revealing the bad guys are plotting for months before pulling off huge heists instead of executing quick hits with smaller rewards. Attackers are unrelenting in the... Read more

Source: www.deccanchronicle.com

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

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Over 1 in 5 Italians victims of cyber attacks - surveyLocation: Rome, Italy
Date published: 24-04-2014

Cybercrime is soaring in Italy, with social networks becoming one of the main vehicles for attacks, above all identity theft. A report commissioned by DAS of the Generali group reveals that 22.3 percent of Italians claim to have been victims of a cyber attack, with 13.3 percent having had their ide... Read more

Source: www.telecompaper.com

Top found tags: identity theft(2),social media(4),cybercrime(7)

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How cyber crime is threatening the global economyLocation: Brussel, Belgium
Date published: 23-04-2014

Americans are increasingly falling victim to online crime according to a survey by the Pew Research Center, which asked more than 1,000 adults about their experiences on the Internet. It emerged that, while 18% of users said that sensitive data such as bank account and credit card information had b... Read more

Source: www.west-info.eu

Top found tags: cybercrime(3),financial sector(4),government(5)

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Secure Domain Foundation Fights Cyber-CrimeLocation: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date published: 23-04-2014

The Secure Domain Foundation, which has buy-in from prominent Internet firms, takes a multipronged approach to fighting criminal abuse in the domain industry. It's no secret that organizations face a growing array of challenges related to cyber-security. What's more, the breadth and depth of threat... Read more

Source: www.baselinemag.com

Top found tags: social media(2),cyber security(4),cybercrime(8)

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Other English news

Heartbleed bug? Free scanner for phones, PCsLocation: Trend Micro - Cupertino, United States
Date published: 22-04-2014

Enables Internet users to determine if websites and Android apps are vulnerable to OpenSSL bug Published Tuesday, April 22, 2014 To help Internet users protect themselves from the Heartbleed bug that is eroding SSL security features on websites worldwide, Trend Micro Incorporated today announced th... Read more

Source: www.emirates247.com

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

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End of Windows XP support poses security risk to industrial systemsLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 23-04-2014

With support for Windows XP having officially ceased on April 8, 2014, users of the 12-year-old operating system will no longer receive security updates or technical support.Microsoft has stated that PCs running Windows XP after April 8, 2014, should not be considered to be protected, and it is ... Read more

Source: www.ferret.com.au

Top found tags: vulnerability(1),Windows(1),Microsoft(2)

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Study shows critical infrastructure in city's expanding floodplainLocation: Hem, Drechterland, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands
Date published: 24-04-2014

By 2050, sea levels will have risen six inches, and 59 percent of the metropolitan region's power generation capacity, 14 percent of its public housing units, 11 percent of its hospital beds, 13 percent of its subway and rail stations, all of its shipping ports and all of its train tunnels will be ... Read more

Source: www.capitalnewyork.com

Top found tags: EN(1),report(1),critical infrastructure(4)

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Dutch cybercrime related news

Genoeg redenen om cybercrime in te perkenLocation: Oracle - Redwood City, United States
Date published: 22-04-2014

Wereldwijd stalen hackers in 2013 meer dan een half miljard persoonlijke gegevensrecords zoals creditcardinformatie, wachtwoorden, namen en emailadressen. Ook in 2014 gaat het aantal cyberaanvallen in een razend tempo voort. Het inperken van cybercriminaliteit is dan ook cruciaal om organisaties, b... Read more

Source: www.computable.nl

Top found tags: United States(4),social media(6),cybercrime(14)

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Golf van Bitcoin gerelateerde cybercriminaliteit: Meer gebruikers, meer aanvallen.Location: Kaspersky HQ - Moscow, Russia
Date published: 22-04-2014

Uit het door Kaspersky Labuitgevoerdeonderzoek'Financial cyberthreats in 2013', blijkt dat financile malware gericht op Bitcoins flink aan populariteit heeft gewonnen. Het aantal aanvallen jegens het versleutelde online betaalmiddel betrof over 2013 zo'n 8,3 miljoen, ruim 2,5 keer zoveel als het ... Read more

Source: www.dutchcowboys.nl

Top found tags: research(2),Kaspersky Lab(4),cybercrime(8)

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LaCie lekte dataLocation: LaCie HQ - Paris, France
Date published: 23-04-2014

Het datalek bij LaCie werpt vragen op rond fraude-misdrijven in de e-handel, en bij het notificatieproces naar de klanten toe.Medio maart werd opslagspecialist LaCie nu eigendom van Seagate op de hoogte gebracht dat hun on-line web-shop was gehackt met malware, waardoor vermoede... Read more

Source: datanews.knack.be

Top found tags: legislation(2),government(4),United States(6)

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Hackers stelen gegevens 50.000 NederlandersLocation: Ziggo B.V. - Utrecht, The Netherlands
Date published: 21-04-2014

Het Duitse botnetdat de afgelopen maanden zo'n 18 miljoen e-mailadressen en wachtwoorden stal, heeft ook gegevens van 50.000 Nederlanders buitgemaakt. Dat heeft het NationaalCyberSecurityCentrum (NCSC)bevestigd. Botnets zijn netwerken van genfecteerde computers die, zonder dat de eigenaar dat ... Read more

Source: www.nutech.nl

Top found tags: The Netherlands(2),government(3),critical infrastructure(8)

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audio: Brenno de Winter over 'Spear Phishing'Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 24-04-2014

Buitenlandse spionnen gebruiken internet om Nederlandse militairen geheime informatie te ontfrutselen. Dat zegt de Militaire inlichtingendienst MIVD. De methode die cyberspionnen gebruiken heet spear-phishing. Het is voor het eerste de de MIVD hiervoor waarschuwt.... Read more

Source: radio.omroep.nl

Top found tags: cybercrime(3),phishing(3),government(4)

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Verizon Data Breach Report brengt top-10 security gevaren in kaartLocation: Verizon HQ - New York, United States
Date published: 24-04-2014

Beveiligingspecialisten van Verizon hebben met behulp van geavanceerde analyse vastgesteld dat 92 procent van alle beveiligingsincidenten over een periode van 10 jaar terug te voeren zijn op negen standaard aanvalspatronen die per marktsector verschillen. Deze bevinding, de voornaamste uit Verizon... Read more

Source: www.executive-people.nl

Top found tags: report(2),financial sector(4),cybercrime(7)

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Dutch cyber security related news

Nieuwe standaard biedt houvast bij beheersing van cyberrisicosLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 23-04-2014

De Cyber Security Raad (CSR) heeft het kabinet, de publieke- en de private sector geadviseerd Nederland veiliger te maken met de nieuwe Cyber Security standaard PAS 555. De PAS 555 standaard geeft organisaties inzicht of ze de juiste dingen doen om cyber risicos te beheersen. Een overzichtelijk ... Read more

Source: www.managersonline.nl

Top found tags: Cyber Security Raad(3),government(3),cyber security(4)

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Samenwerking Security met University of New HavenLocation: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Date published: 23-04-2014

De opleiding Security Management van Saxion gaat een samenwerking aan met de University of New Haven. Er komt een uitwisselingsprogramma voor studenten en docenten. Ook gaan de twee instellingen samen onderzoek doen op het gebied van cyber security.Een aantal weken geleden bracht een de... Read more

Source: www.sax.nu

Top found tags: security management(2),critical infrastructure(4),United States(6)

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Other Dutch news

Een derde van alle Android-apps buiten de Play Store bevat malwareLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 23-04-2014

Het downloaden van Android-apps van alternatieve bronnen is niet zonder risico. Maar liefst n op de drie Android-apps die niet uit de Play Store afkomstig zijn bevat malware. Dit blijkt uit onderzoek van beveiligingsbedrijf OPSWAT.Het bedrijf onderzocht 12.000 verschillende Android-apps die afk... Read more

Source: infosecuritymagazine.nl

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

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Ambassade onderzoekt ICT-export naar BelgiLocation: Brussel, Belgium
Date published: 24-04-2014

De Nederlandse ambassade in Brussel gaat Nederlandse leveranciers van cyber security-diensten helpen om hun activiteiten naar Belgi uit te breiden. Eind 2014 wordt er daartoe een evenement georganiseerd waarbij Nederlandse leveranciers van producten en diensten voor internetbeveiliging worden gek... Read more

Source: www.computable.nl

Top found tags: Belgium(1),NL(1),research(1)

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Hoofddorpse belangrijkste verdachte in skimming-bende [update]Location: Hoofddorp, Haarlemmermeer, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands
Date published: 23-04-2014

SCHIPHOL De politie heeft een 24-jarige vrouw uit Hoofddorp opgepakt op verdenking van fraude met creditcards op Schiphol. Dat schrijft De Telegraaf. De vrouw zou de spil zijn van een bende die in een taxfreewinkel op de luchthaven creditcards van klanten skimde. De andere opgepakte verdachten zijn... Read more

Source: www.rtvnh.nl

Top found tags: update (1),financial sector(2),government(3)

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Rapport Security incidenten in oa zorgsectorLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 22-04-2014

Vandaag is het Data Breach Investigations Rapport 2014 (DBIR) verschenen. Dit rapport behoort tot de belangrijkste onderzoeken van feiten en trends rondom beveiligingsincidenten. Het rapport belicht negen veel voorkomende patronen van cyber security incidenten komende uit diverse organisaties en ee... Read more

Source: www.medicalfacts.nl

Top found tags: research(1),trend(1),data breach(2)

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