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CIC News for 10-05-2014 contains 24 articles: cybercrime(9),cyber security(6),data breach(6),other(3)

CIC News update contains 21 English and 3 Dutch articles for today.
In today's English news articles:
- 7 related to cybercrime
- 5 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
- 1 related to cyber security
- 0 for the category other news

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English cybercrime related news

Teen faces 'swatting' charges after cyber crime investigationLocation: Ottawa, Canada
Date published: 09-05-2014

A 16-year-old Ottawa boy faces more than 60 charges in connection with an international cyber crime investigation that police say caused swat teams to respond to false calls.Coined "swatting," it is a term used online to refer to "engaging emergency services with false calls to affect revenge on an... Read more

Source: cnews.canoe.ca

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

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CBS sends 'CSI: Cyber' to seriesLocation: Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek - Den Haag, The Netherlands
Date published: 10-05-2014

It looked like CBS was ready to stop for the day after ordering five dramas and two comedies to series for the 2014-2015 season, but late Friday (May 9) afternoon, the network gave out one more series order, picking up "CSI: Cyber.""CSI: Cyber" stars Patricia Arquette and despite the title, the ser... Read more

Source: www.hitfix.com

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

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FIA recovers 4 illegal gateways exchangesLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 10-05-2014

LAHORE - FIA Cyber Crime Circle Lahore conducted raid at House No-09, City Housing Society, Gujranwala and recovered set up of illegal gateway exchanges being run on satellite. Among the other illegal articles recovered included 4 gateways exchanges each with 32 capacity, 2000 SIMS, satellite dish ... Read more

Source: www.nation.com.pk

Top found tags: EN(1),cybercrime(2)

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Point DNS blitzed by mystery DDoS assaultLocation: Incapsula HQ - Redwood Shores, United States
Date published: 09-05-2014

Domain hosts Point DNS has been hammered with a high intensity DDoS attack on Friday, knocking servers out for hours.The size of the attack and techniques used - much less who might be behind the attack - remains unclear. Several Reg readers got in touch to notify us about the issue and the company... Read more

Source: www.theregister.co.uk

Top found tags: social media(2),update(2),cybercrime(3)

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Why 95% of cybercrimes committed in Spain are going unpunishedLocation: Budapest, Hungary
Date published: 09-05-2014

Around 95 percent of cybercrimes, or offenses related to new technologies, are going unpunished in Spain, according to a new report from the Interior Ministry. The phenomenon of cybercrime is of significant international and national importance, not only for the threat it represents to society, ... Read more

Source: elpais.com

Top found tags: government(4),telecom sector(4),cybercrime(8)

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Applications also need to be part of clean OS installationLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 09-05-2014

Q. After two years of using Windows 7 Home Premium on my desktop PC, it is likely that portions of user account profiles, Windows Live Mail, add-ons in Internet Explorer 10 and the registry have each experienced some corrupted or inconsistent settings. I would like to perform a periodic clean... Read more

Source: seattletimes.com

Top found tags: Windows(1),Internet Explorer(2),cybercrime(3)

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Kaspersky warns of increasing mobile attacksLocation: Kaspersky HQ - Moscow, Russia
Date published: 09-05-2014

Spam attacks against mobile users are increasing in volume, providing new opportunities for phishers and spammers, according to Darya Gudkova, Kaspersky Lab's head of Analysis and Research. In particular, notifications purportedly sent from mobile messengers WhatsApp, Viber and Google Hangouts were... Read more

Source: www.misco.co.uk

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

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English cyber security related news

IT security: It's time to change the game - and here's howLocation: Palo Alto, California, United States
Date published: 09-05-2014

We do IT differently these days, with users bringing their own devices into our networks, with our apps in the cloud, and our users wirelessly connected from anywhere at any time. But we still do security the same old ways, with firewalls the mediaeval fortresses guarding the gates around our wa... Read more

Source: www.zdnet.com

Top found tags: financial sector(2),Microsoft(2),telecom sector(6)

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Heartbleed Bug Hits Industrial Control SystemsLocation: ICS-CERT - Alexandria, United States
Date published: 09-05-2014

The Heartbleed saga continues, this time with an industrial control element. ICS vendor Digi International has identified five products that are vulnerable to the bug, where attackers could obtain user credentials and cryptographic keys used to access the devices. A missing bounds check in the h... Read more

Source: www.infosecurity-magazine.com

Top found tags: OpenSSL(2),cyber security(4),critical infrastructure(6)

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Cyber crimes escalate but cyber policing slumbers onLocation: New Delhi, India
Date published: 09-05-2014

IMPHAL, May 9: Even as the state is gripped with shocking reports of different form of cyber-crimes especially against young girls and women, the cyber-crime unit of Manipur has apparently remained stationary without proper infrastructure or man power.An independent investigation conducted by... Read more

Source: ifp.co.in

Top found tags: training(1),cyber security(2),cybercrime(5)

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Deceptive Downloads the Most Prevalent Tactic Being Used By CybercriminalsLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 09-05-2014

One of the most common tactics currently being used by cybercriminals for malicious purposes is the use of deceptive downloads.This is according to Microsoft's new data that indicates attacks against software are becoming more difficult and expensive. The data also showed that deceptive downloads w... Read more

Source: allafrica.com

Top found tags: Microsoft(2),malware(3),cybercrime(5)

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Federal Agents Seek to Loosen Rules on Hacking ComputersLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 10-05-2014

A U.S. proposal to expand the U.S. Justice Departments ability to hack into computers during criminal investigations is furthering tension in the debate over how to balance privacy rights with the need to keep the country safe. A committee of judges that sets national policy governing criminal i... Read more

Source: www.bloomberg.com

Top found tags: telecom sector(4),United States(8),government(9)

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English data breach and identity theft related news

Hospital To Pay Millions After Embarrassing Data Breach Put Patient Info On GoogleLocation: New York City, New York, United States
Date published: 10-05-2014

New York Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University will pay the Department of Health and Human Services a combined $US4.8 million to settle potential violations of medical privacy laws. The amount of the settlement makes it the largest such payment in history.The payment settles problems that a... Read more

Source: www.businessinsider.com.au

Top found tags: Ponemon Institute(2),health sector(6),medical sector(6)

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Fugitive porn heiress arrested in Tiburon in regional identity theft caseLocation: Made, Drimmelen, Noord-Brabant, The Netherlands
Date published: 09-05-2014

A fugitive suspect in a regional identity theft ring was arrested after a struggle with investigators at a hotel in Tiburon.Jasmine Mitchell, 33, the daughter of the late porn mogul Artie Mitchell of Corte Madera, was arrested Thursday evening at the Lodge at Tiburon. Investigators had been checkin... Read more

Source: www.marinij.com

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

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72 Percent of Energy and Financial Services Firms Expect to Be Attacked This YearLocation: ThreatTrack - Reston, United States
Date published: 09-05-2014

A recent survey of 200 IT security managers or IT security administrators in energy and financial services firms found that 72 percent of respondents expect to be hit by an advanced persistent threat (APT), targeted malware attack, or other sophisticated cybercrime or cyber-espionage tactic within ... Read more

Source: www.esecurityplanet.com

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

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Large businesses target of cyber criminals: StudyLocation: Symantec HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 10-05-2014

PUNE: Cyber criminals have attacked large enterprises for huge gains instead of executing quick hits for smaller rewards in 2013, a recent study by software security products developer Symantec has said. In India, large businesses have shown vulnerability to cyber attacks with over 69%... Read more

Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

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

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South Carolina data breach report to remain sealed, despite criticismLocation: South Carolina, United States
Date published: 10-05-2014

There is a political fight in South Carolina to try and release a data breach report centered on how taxpayer personal information was stolen in 2012. State democrats say taxpayers deserve to know how the data breach occurred and what has been done to prevent future incidents, while republicans arg... Read more

Source: www.tweaktown.com

Top found tags: health sector(2),medical sector(2),cybercrime(3)

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Class action lawsuit filed against UPMC over data breachLocation: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Pittsburgh, United States
Date published: 09-05-2014

PITTSBURGH A class action lawsuit filed in federal court targets both the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and a payroll software company it uses called the Ultimate Software Group, seeking damages and protection for employees affected by a breach of confidential data. ... Read more

Source: www.wtae.com

Top found tags: identity theft(2),information security(2),cyber security(4)

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Other English news

Malware more likely in Windows 7 PCs than XP: MicrosoftLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 10-05-2014

The newly published Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) has said that the Windows 7PC is more at risk of having malware than XP computers. Microsoft said that in the last quarter of 2013, the Windows 7 computers it scanned were more likely to be infected by malware than PCs run... Read more

Source: www.delhidailynews.com

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

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Man sentenced in Missaukee County credit card fraud caseLocation: Lagos, Nigeria
Date published: 10-05-2014

LAKE CITY A Merritt man has been sentenced to prison in connection with the alleged diversion of credit cards from their legitimate owners in several states. Shawn Michael Hall, 27, was sentenced to a minimum of 20 months and a maximum of 20 years in prison after pleading guilty in 28th Circuit... Read more

Source: www.cadillacnews.com

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

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Credit-card fraud amounts to more than $13,000Location: New York, United States
Date published: 10-05-2014

JENKS Police are searching for two men who reportedly were involved in committing more than $13,000 worth of credit card fraud. Police said two men entered Walgreens pharmacies on March 23 and April 1 and used a stolen credit card to buy merchandise and gifts.The victim's credit card... Read more

Source: www.tulsaworld.com

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

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Dutch cybercrime related news

Virus op Belgisch overheidsnetwerk steelt Oekrane-dossiersLocation: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Den Haag, The Netherlands
Date published: 10-05-2014

Aanvallers zijn erin geslaagd om het computernetwerk van het Belgische Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken met een virus te infecteren en zo geheime dossiers over de Oekrane te stelen, zo melden De Tijd en L'Echo. De Belgische inlichtingendiensten zouden de aanval op het overheidsnetwerk hebben ont... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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'Belgisch ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken gehackt door Russen'Location: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Den Haag, The Netherlands
Date published: 10-05-2014

Russische hackers zouden de systemen van het ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken zijn binnengedrongen, op zoek naar documenten over de crisis in Oekrane. Dat laten anonieme bronnen weten aan de Belgische krant De Tijd.Een woordvoerder van het ministerie bevestigt de hack. ''We zij... Read more

Source: www.nu.nl

Top found tags: hacking(1),NL(1),Russia(1)

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Dutch cyber security related news

Ambtenaren wroeten in privgegevens BN'ersLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 10-05-2014

Ambtenaren hebben 146 keer zonder geldige reden de privgegevens van bekende Nederlanders opgevraagd, zo blijkt uit een steekproef van de Inspectie SZW die vorig jaar werd gehouden. De Inspectie deed onderzoek naar de beveiliging van gegevens die gemeenten binnen het Suwinet uitwisselen.Suwinet is... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: government(2),local authority(2),The Netherlands(2)

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Other Dutch news

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