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CIC News for 28-04-2014 contains 38 articles: cybercrime(20),cyber security(8),data breach(6),other(4)

CIC News update contains 38 English and 0 Dutch articles for today.
In today's English news articles:
- 20 related to cybercrime
- 8 related to cyber security
- 6 related to data breach and identity theft
- 4 for the category other news

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

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English cybercrime related news

UK, Cambodian Police Meet Over CybercrimeLocation: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Date published: 28-04-2014

A weeklong National Police delegation to London to discuss cross-border protection with their U.K. counterparts has yielded an agreement on improving Cambodias ability to combat cybercrimes relating to children, National Police spokesman Kirth Chantharith said yesterday.They discussed cybercr... Read more

Source: www.cambodiadaily.com

Top found tags: training(1),cybercrime(2),United Kingdom(2)

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ATM scam bags more than $100kLocation: Sydney, Australia
Date published: 28-04-2014

ATM scammers have become so sophisticated that it may no longer be good enough to use your hand to hide your PIN number, police warn. Two foreign nationals - a Hungarian and a Romanian - were arrested last month after allegedly tampering with an ATM in Sydney's CBD.But police believe others are sti... Read more

Source: www.weeklytimesnow.com.au

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

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Online casinos drive increase in cybercrimeLocation: McAfee - Santa Clara, United States
Date published: 28-04-2014

Online casino operators are fuelling an increase in cybercrime, according to a new McAfee whitepaper, entitled Jackpot! Money Laundering Through Online Gambling.The report found Cyberattacks are being funded via untraceable payments through online gambling sites, while illegal proceeds can be made ... Read more

Source: www.arnnet.com.au

Top found tags: government(5),financial sector(6),cybercrime(7)

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NIG urges NASS to pass cyber crimes billLocation: Lagos, Nigeria
Date published: 28-04-2014

The President, Nigeria Internet Group (NIG), Mr Bayo Banjo, last week, called on the National Assembly to speedily pass the cyber crimes bill into law.Banjo, who spoke in Lagos, added that such a move could reduce the incidence of cyber crimes to the minimal level in the country.If the proposed ... Read more

Source: www.tribune.com.ng

Top found tags: government(3),telecom sector(4),cybercrime(6)

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Sydney ATM skimming linked to Eastern European crime ringLocation: Sydney, Australia
Date published: 28-04-2014

A criminal ring with links to Eastern Europe is behind an ATM skimming scam targeting Sydney bank customers, police believe.Amid a rise in incidences of ATM skimming since January, New South Wales police have released CCTV footage from central Sydney showing two alleged offenders, described as men ... Read more

Source: www.abc.net.au

Top found tags: cybercrime(2),telecom sector(4),financial sector(10)

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NSW Police target ATM "skimming syndicate"Location: Sydney, Australia
Date published: 28-04-2014

NSW Police have stepped up their efforts to find those responsible for a spate of ATM skimming incidents across Sydney, as part of an investigation into a potential "skimming syndicate" with Eastern European links.The investigation comes as more than 40 ATMs have been targeted, with det... Read more

Source: cnet.com.au

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

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MPs to focus on elections overhaul, budget, First Nations, and cyber crime billsLocation: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date published: 28-04-2014

The Fair Elections Act will continue to be the focus of heated debate when Parliament returns, starting with a three-day clause-by-clause review of the bill this week. Government House Leader Peter Van Loan says the government will also move forward with the budget implementation bill, as well as F... Read more

Source: www.hilltimes.com

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

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Corero Network Security Calls on Internet Service Providers to Share the Responsibility in Stopping Known Malicious Traffic from Reaching CustomersLocation: Corero Network Security - Hudson, United States
Date published: 28-04-2014

Corero Network Security (LSE: CNS), a leading provider of First Line of Defense security solutions, has found that the inability of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to offer secure Internet services is contributing to continued exploits of OpenSSL and Network Time Protocol (NTP) for cyber attacks.... Read more

Source: www.broadwayworld.com

Top found tags: ISP(2),OpenSSL(2),cybercrime(5)

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Location: Shanghai, China
Date published: 28-04-2014

Shanghai police have this year caught 106 suspects who jammed cellphone signals to send spam messages from illegal mobile stations, officers said yesterday.A total of 75 stations were confiscated, they added.Police, working with Shanghai Mobile, have developed new technology to detect signals from ... Read more

Source: www.ecns.cn

Top found tags: spam(1),government(2),telecom sector(8)

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National Cyber Crime Unit appoints Dr Jamie Saunders as directorLocation: National Crime Agency - London, United Kingdom
Date published: 28-04-2014

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has appointed Dr Jamie Saunders as director of the National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU).Saunders joins from the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), where from January 2012, he was director of international cyber policy.He was appointed today following an open compe... Read more

Source: www.computerworlduk.com

Top found tags: government(4),United Kingdom(4),cybercrime(5)

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Trend Micro Examines Previously-Existing Java RAT in Fresh VersionLocation: Trend Micro - Cupertino, United States
Date published: 28-04-2014

Trend Micro lately found a previously existing Java Remote Access Trojan (RAT) in one fresh version, which it has been examining. This variant, which's known as Universal Remote Control Multi-Platform (UNRECOM), has been identified as JAVA_OZNEB.B. Earlier, it was named Adwind.Currently... Read more

Source: www.spamfighter.com

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

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Microsoft Rushes To Fix Major Internet Explorer Security FlawLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 27-04-2014

BOSTON, April 27 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is rushing to fix a bug in its widely used Internet Explorer web browser after a computer security firm disclosed the flaw over the weekend, saying hackers have already exploited it in attacks on some U.S. companies.PCs running Windows XP will not receive... Read more

Source: www.huffingtonpost.com

Top found tags: Microsoft(2),United States(2),cybercrime(3)

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Microsoft Races To Fix Massive Internet Explorer Hack: No Fix For Windows XP Leaves 1 In 4 PCs ExposedLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 28-04-2014

Microsoft MSFT +1.94% is scrambling to fix a major bug which allows hackers to exploit flaws in Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11, responsible for 55% of the PC browser market. The company has also confirmed it will not issue a fix for web browsers running on Windows XP after it formally ende... Read more

Source: www.forbes.com

Top found tags: Microsoft(2),financial sector(4),0-day(1)

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Risk of Follow-up DDoS Attack Rises to One in Three: AkamaiLocation: Akamai - Boston, United States
Date published: 28-04-2014

Organisations have a roughly one in three chance of a follow-up DDoS attack after a first incident, Internet giant Akamai has calculated using figures from the final quarter of 2013. This was a significant spike compared to the rest of the year. Organisations have a roughly one in three... Read more

Source: www.computerworld.in

Top found tags: cybercrime(2),financial sector(2),Microsoft(2)

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China's Google Equivalent, Sohu, Hit By Massive DDoSLocation: Incapsula HQ - Redwood Shores, United States
Date published: 28-04-2014

Sohu.com, Chinas eighth-largest website and currently the 27th most-visited website in the world, was the target of a massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack earlier in the month, which was carried out using traffic hijacking techniques. In all, the application-layer attack flooded t... Read more

Source: www.infosecurity-magazine.com

Top found tags: website(2),vulnerability(3),cybercrime(4)

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Gang with links to Eastern Europe behind spike in ATM skimming across SydneyLocation: Sydney, Australia
Date published: 28-04-2014

A GANG with links to Eastern Europe is behind a spike in ATM skimming across Sydney, police say. More than 40 ATMs in suburbs including Mosman, Double Bay, Dural and Parramatta have been targeted since January.Two foreign nationals a Hungarian and a Romanian were arrested last month after a... Read more

Source: www.theaustralian.com.au

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

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Cyber crime is a 'priority', says commissionerLocation: Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Date published: 28-04-2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE'S police and Crime Commissioner Martin Surl has made tackling cyber crime a priority in the county. Mr Surl highlighted national concerns around the police's capability to deal with online crime during a recent conference on cyber crime. "Cyber crime is a real problem for many peopl... Read more

Source: www.cotswoldjournal.co.uk

Top found tags: government(1),police(1),cybercrime(3)

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Another step against cross-border cyber crime, says CyberSecurity MalaysiaLocation: Sydney, Australia
Date published: 29-04-2014

National infosecurity specialist CyberSecurity Malaysia has signed a memorandum of agreement with the Australian Government Computer Emergency Response Team [CERT AUSTRALIA] recently, which signals another move forward in the fight against cross-border cyber crime, it said. CyberSecurity Malaysia c... Read more

Source: www.computerworld.com.my

Top found tags: threat(1),Australia(2),cybercrime(6)

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Seven out of 10 frauds are now cyber crimes, police chief warnsLocation: Londen, United Kingdom
Date published: 28-04-2014

Cyber crime is driving a huge surge in fraud offences, with seven out of 10 scams now involving an IT element, a police chief warned today.Detective Superintendent Pete ODoherty, head of the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau, likened the offence to modern-day burglary.He said: From wha... Read more

Source: www.standard.co.uk

Top found tags: social media(4),United Kingdom(4),cybercrime(5)

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HelloBridge trojan poses as Heartbleed detection toolLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 28-04-2014

With the Heartbleed bug grabbing headlines around the world, attackers are leveraging the news for their own malicious tactics. Researchers have uncovered a new attack campaign that lures users into downloading a supposed Heartbleed vulnerability detection tool that infects computers with malware. ... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: malware(2),trojan(2),cybercrime(3)

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English cyber security related news

Department of Homeland Security struggling to increase cybersecurityLocation: Department of Homeland Security - Washington, United States
Date published: 27-04-2014

The United States government and military face a hiring shortage of skilled cybersecurity experts, at a time when improving security on PCs and networks from foreign threat is a major effort. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is struggling due to complicated layers of bureaucracy that the g... Read more

Source: www.tweaktown.com

Top found tags: DHS(4),United States(6),government(7)

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Two students held for cyber fraudLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 28-04-2014

ALLAHABAD: Cyber Crime cell sleuths arrested two under-graduate students from Phulpur-Handia Road for online fraud on Sunday. A laptop, five costly mobiles and documents related to online shopping and other articles were recovered from them. They were identified as Vivek Kumar alias Ki... Read more

Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Top found tags: cyber security(2),education(2),financial sector(2)

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Microsoft rushes to fix browser after hacker attacksLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 27-04-2014

Microsoft Corp is rushing to fix a bug in its widely used Internet Explorer web browser after a computer security firm disclosed the flaw over the weekend, saying hackers have already exploited it in attacks on some U.S. companies. PCs running Windows XP will not receive any updates fix... Read more

Source: www.independent.ie

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

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Realpolitik: Chinas push on EU cyber tiesLocation: Beijing, China
Date published: 27-04-2014

Apaper issued by the Chinese government to coincide with President Xi Jinpings visit to Europe in April emphasises the need for increased cooperation with the EU on combating cybercrime.This raises a dilemma: how can the two sides cooperate against illicit acts in cyberspace when each is also en... Read more

Source: www.neurope.eu

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

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Modern threats What you need to knowLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 28-04-2014

Looking back over the past few years, we can see an undeniable and unsettling trend.Each year, the scale and complexity of cyber-attacks increases, while businesses increase spending on security for their networks and corporate data.Although fortifying protection with additional securit... Read more

Source: techday.com

Top found tags: cyber security(2),financial sector(4),cybercrime(6)

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The heartburn over HeartbleedLocation: New Delhi, India
Date published: 28-04-2014

The size and scope of breaches is exploding, putting the trust and reputation of businesses at risk, and increasingly compromising consumers personal information from credit card numbers and medical records to passwords and bank account details. The Heartbleed virus has placed millions of int... Read more

Source: www.financialexpress.com

Top found tags: Kaspersky Lab(4),telecom sector(6),cybercrime(9)

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Grootste Europese cybersecurity-oefening van startLocation: Brussel, Belgium
Date published: 28-04-2014

Vandaag is de grootste cybersecurity-oefening in de geschiedenis van de Europese Unie van start gegaan. Meer dan 200 organisaties en 400 security professionals over heel Europa doen mee aan de oefening die de naam Cyber Europe 2014 (CE2014) heeft gekregen. De oefening bestaat in totaal uit drie fas... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: government(2),The Netherlands(2),cyber security(4)

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How to protect your supply chain from cybercrimeLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 28-04-2014

As companies start to work with more clients, they run the risk of cybercrime through a whole network of collaborating businesses. Here's tips on how to protect yourself from an online attackAs companies grow and start to work with more clients and link up with more partners, they can s... Read more

Source: www.theguardian.com

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

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English data breach and identity theft related news

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hit by data breachLocation: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Pittsburgh, United States
Date published: 27-04-2014

Personal information of almost 27,000 University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) employees has been exposed in a data breach first reported in February. For all employees with their Social Security Numbers stolen, they have received an advisory letter informing them that personal information is... Read more

Source: www.tweaktown.com

Top found tags: data breach(2),health sector(2),medical sector(2)

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4 more security threats your company needs to know aboutLocation: Verizon HQ - New York, United States
Date published: 28-04-2014

IT manager? Care about security? Read this. Last week we introduced you to the first five of the security breaches identified by Verizon in their data breach report. Now we will take you through the remaining four, including which industries are affected and what you can do to protect yourself agai... Read more

Source: www.cbronline.com

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

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Denial of service attacks hit retailers hardestLocation: Verizon HQ - New York, United States
Date published: 28-04-2014

Denial of service attacks have accounted for a third of security incidents against retailers over the last decade, according to a new Verizon report. Denial of service attacks (DoS), point-of-sale (PoS) intrusions and web app attacks were the top three security breaches experienced by U... Read more

Source: www.essentialretail.com

Top found tags: data breach(2),financial sector(2),cybercrime(3)

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New Mimecast Service Disarms Spear Phishing ThreatLocation: Londen, United Kingdom
Date published: 28-04-2014

London, UK -April 28th, 2014 - Mimecast, a leading cloud email security provider, has announced Targeted Threat Protection a new service to protect enterprises from the growing risk they face from spear phishing. These are targeted attacks using embedded malicious URLs or links in email that appear... Read more

Source: www.itnewsonline.com

Top found tags: United Kingdom(2),cybercrime(5),telecom sector(6)

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Attacks on Payment Systems Trail Other CybercrimesLocation: Verizon HQ - New York, United States
Date published: 27-04-2014

In 2013, there were 198 recorded breaches of payment systems, representing 14 percent of 1,367 confirmed breaches.NEW YORK (AP) While the theft of millions of credit card numbers from Target customers last year drew attention to Internet crime, a new study finds that breaches of ret... Read more

Source: www.sdcexec.com

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

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Mason City woman gets suspended sentence for identity theftLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 28-04-2014

MASON CITY ... Read more

Source: globegazette.com

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

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Other English news

Zero Day Exploit Targeting Internet Explorer (CVE-2014-1776) No Patch AvailableLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 27-04-2014

A new zero day exploit targeting Internet Explorer is active and in the wild being used by attackers. The exploit targets a vulnerability in Internet Explorer and there is currently no available patch for the exploit. The vulnerability affects versions 6-11, however the active exploit is targeting ... Read more

Source: www.tripwire.com

Top found tags: Windows(1),Internet Explorer(2),Microsoft(2)

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Microsoft Warns of Attacks on IE Zero-DayLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 27-04-2014

Microsoft is warning Internet Explorer users about active attacks that attempt to exploit a previously unknown security flaw in every supported version of IE. The vulnerability could be used to silently install malicious software without any help from users, save for perhaps merely browsing to a ha... Read more

Source: krebsonsecurity.com

Top found tags: Microsoft(2),vulnerability(2),0-day(1)

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Card skimming devices found on Lothian ATMsLocation: Mussel, Stadskanaal, Groningen, The Netherlands
Date published: 28-04-2014

SEVERAL card skimming devices have been found on Lothian cash machines in the last week, police warned today. Customers have been targeted at machines in Musselburgh, Bonnyrigg, Tranent, and Port Seton.One person saw the message your card is being retained while using the Co-Operative ATM on ... Read more

Source: www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com

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

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ATM skimming gang targets Sydney suburbsLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 28-04-2014

Police fear thousands of dollars have been stolen from unsuspecting ATM users. "The skimming devices the group are using are capable of copying card details while a tiny video camera records people entering their personal identification numbers. "A copy of the compromised card is then created, with... Read more

Source: www.veooz.com

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

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