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CIC News for 20-05-2014 contains 61 articles: cybercrime(21),cyber security(14),data breach(12),other(14)

CIC News update contains 54 English and 7 Dutch articles for today.
In today's English news articles:
- 19 related to cybercrime
- 14 related to cyber security
- 12 related to data breach and identity theft
- 9 for the category other news

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

Have fun reading.

English cybercrime related news

DOJ throws down the gauntlet with cyber crime charges against Chinese militaryLocation: Beijing, China
Date published: 19-05-2014

Things are probably going to be a little (more) tense between the United States and China for a while Attorney General Eric Holder announced this morning that the US Department of Justice has indicted a number of Chinese military officials for cyber crimes perpetrated against US companies.... Read more

Source: www.csoonline.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(3),Department of Justice(3),government(4)

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What to Expect From Charges Against Chinese Hackers: NothingLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

The U.S.Department of Justice has secured criminal indictments against five active-dutymembers of the cyberwar unit of Chinas Peoples Liberation Army.Heres what you should expect to happen as a result: Nothing meaningful.The charges announced by Attorney General Eric Holder amount to the d... Read more

Source: recode.net

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

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Malware plagues half-million computersLocation: New York City, New York, United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

New York More than a half-million computers in more than 100 countries were infected by sophisticated malware that lets cybercriminals remotely hijack a computer and its webcam, authorities said as charges were announced Monday against nearly 100 people worldwide.Authorities said 97 people suspe... Read more

Source: www.detroitnews.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(4),malware(4),United States(4)

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In malware Algeria is in 1st possitionLocation: Cape Town, West-Kaap, South Africa
Date published: 20-05-2014

In malware Algeria is in 1st possition South Africa is third, followed by Kenya. Both saw a significant number of security incidents, though the number of users affected is one of the lowest in the region. Africa accounted for 4% of total security incidents worldwide, while the figure for the Middl... Read more

Source: kashgartimes.com

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

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Malware tapped into webcams and spied on victims, prosecutors sayLocation: New York City, New York, United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

Hackers who paid $40 for a sinister software program called Blackshades stole sexually explicit photographs from personal computers, trained victims webcams on them using a remote access tool, and even sent threats to victims who tried to block the online intrusions, prosecutors said Monday as t... Read more

Source: www.latimes.com

Top found tags: RAT(2),government(3),United States(4)

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Canada joins global crackdown on malware as arrests made worldwideLocation: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date published: 19-05-2014

MONTREAL - Authorities in 16 countries, including Canada, took part in a global crackdown on a sophisticated malware that lets cybercriminals take over a computer and hijack its webcam.Charges were announced Monday against at least 97 people worldwide.More than 350 properties were raided last week ... Read more

Source: www.montrealgazette.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(3),malware(3),government(7)

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Infinity exploit kit targets IE, Firefox, Opera to deliver malwareLocation: Opera Software - Oslo, Norway
Date published: 19-05-2014

A new exploit kit known as Infinity is being offered on underground markets for $100 per day, according to researchers with cyber intelligence company IntelCrawler.The Infinity kit takes advantage of vulnerabilities in Firefox, Internet Explorer and Opera as well as flaws in plug-ins, such as A... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: Internet Explorer(2),malware(2),update(2)

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BlackShades cybercops demonstrate improving global cooperationLocation: European Cybercrime Centre - Den Haag, The Netherlands
Date published: 19-05-2014

The international raids that led to the arrests of nearly 100 people suspected of trading in the notorious BlackShades Trojan shows that countries are learning how to cooperate at a large scale in chasing cybercriminals, experts say.The two days of raids conducted last week by police in 16 countrie... Read more

Source: www.csoonline.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(3),government(5),telecom sector(8)

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Historic global cyber crime bust takes down BlackShades usersLocation: Federal Bureau of Investigation - Washington D.C., United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

An FBI-led investigation involving law enforcement agencies in 17 countries has led to one of the biggest cyber crime busts in recent history. On Monday, officials charged nearly 100 individuals around the world, who were arrested over the weekend for using or distributing the malicious remote admi... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(4),government(4),malware(4)

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100 Arrested In International Cybercrime StingLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

Authorities from 17 countries have worked together to arrest at least 100 cybercriminals involved with the BlackShades malware which has been used to infect an estimated 500,000 computers. BlackShades provides a hacker with complete remote access to a victim's computer and included in that access i... Read more

Source: www.nextpowerup.com

Top found tags: webcam(1),cybercrime(3),malware(3)

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Credit card cloning gang bustedLocation: Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Date published: 20-05-2014

HYDERABAD: The Cyber Crime police busted a three-member credit card cloning gang on Monday. The Hyderabad Cyber Crime team arrested Michael Dominic, a tailor from Austin Town, Anglo Indian Quarters in Shanthi Nagar, Bangalore, Shree Kumar Narayan Nair, a businessman from Mumbai, and Chowrappa Bala ... Read more

Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

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

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Safety campaign against cyber crime activities in SamoaLocation: Wellington, New Zealand
Date published: 20-05-2014

Samoa's Ministry of Police is working with the country's two major mobile phone companies Bluesky and Digicel, to run a safety campaign against cyber crime.The acting police commissioner, Fauono Talalelei Tapu, says the ministry is reconsidering the list of cyber crime offences to include stalking ... Read more

Source: www.radionz.co.nz

Top found tags: police(1),cybercrime(3),telecom sector(8)

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When Cyber Trolls Cross the LineLocation: Facebook - Menlo Park, United States
Date published: 20-05-2014

BANGALORE: Harassment on the Internet has become a very real issue for young teens and especially for women who have a strong online presence. Hate mails and obscene comments from 'trolls' do not even spare high profile journalists, activists or actresses. A recent article about the misogynistic co... Read more

Source: www.newindianexpress.com

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

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DDoS attack disrupts 8Bit Salute to soldiersLocation: Activision Inc. HQ - Santa Monica, United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

A mere 26 minutes into its third annual 8-Bit Salute to U.S. troops on May 17, a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack brought down the website for Operation Supply Drop, an online charity that sends video game care packages to soldiers deployed in combat zones or convalescing in military hos... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: report(1),website(1),United States(2)

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TypePad Claims It Was Hit By Another DDoS AttackLocation: 37Signals - Chicago, United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

A number of technology companies, includingMeetup,Basecamp, Vimeo, Bit.ly and others, have undergone website-crashing DDoS attacks (distributed denial-of-service) in recent months, butSAY Media-owned blogging platform Typepad, apparently,has the dubious honor of being taken down for an extended out... Read more

Source: techcrunch.com

Top found tags: update(2),website(2),cybercrime(3)

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CryptoLocker Goes Spear-phishing, Infections Soar, Warns KnowBe4Location: Tampa Bay, United States
Date published: 20-05-2014

Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 CryptoLocker is ratcheting up attack levels, according to new reports issued by KnowBe4, a Tampa Bay, FL- based IT security company. The latest infections are caused by spear-phishing attacks sent to companies that have job postings at Craigs List. The bad guys lo... Read more

Source: www.prweb.com

Top found tags: child pornography(4),malware(4),cybercrime(7)

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The Libya Herald site under Denial of Service Attack?Location: Tripoli, Tarabulus, Libya
Date published: 20-05-2014

Tripoli, 20 May 2014:We must apologise to our readers for the slow loading times that many will have been experiencing . It appears that we may be under a large-scale and sophisticated denial of service attack. Our server providers are still seeking to tackle the problem. It is taking longer than e... Read more

Source: www.libyaherald.com

Top found tags: EN(1),ISP(1),Libya(2)

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Angler exploit kit starts wielding Silverlight exploitsLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 20-05-2014

"Silverlight exploits are the drive-by flavor of the month," claim Cisco researchers. "Exploit Kit owners are adding Silverlight to their update releases, and since April 23rd we have observed substantial traffic (often from malvertising) being driven to Angler instances partially using Silverlight... Read more

Source: www.net-security.org

Top found tags: update(2),vulnerability(2),exploit kit(4)

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New ransomware holds phones hostage: Plain DealingLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 20-05-2014

New ransomware lets cyber thieves hold your Android phone hostage.Infected phones display a message from the "U.S.A. Cyber Crime Center" and "FBI Department of Defense." The message contains several bogus government seals and a picture of a stern-looking President Obama.The pop-up message warns tha... Read more

Source: www.cleveland.com

Top found tags: United States(2),government(5),telecom sector(8)

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English cyber security related news

Pat Pilcher: Are Windows XP security threats overhyped?Location: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

With Windows XP support now at an end, debate is raging about what this means for home and business users once XP vulnerabilities start being exploited. Curious to get an experts view, I caught up with Alastair MacGibbon. As the Director of the Centre for Internet Safety at University of Canberra, ... Read more

Source: www.nzherald.co.nz

Top found tags: government(2),Microsoft(2),financial sector(4)

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How to stop a certificate authority breachLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 19-05-2014

Read these steps to find out how to prevent a certificate authority breach. Ignorance is often one of the largest contributors to a breach. The use of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and digital certificates is on the rise, making certification authorities (CAs) a more likely target for sophisticat... Read more

Source: www.techrepublic.com

Top found tags: cyber security(2),The Netherlands(2),government(3)

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17 Britons held in 'malware' swoopsLocation: National Crime Agency - London, United Kingdom
Date published: 20-05-2014

Seventeen British men have been arrested in a global raid on people using malicious software designed to take over, control and steal information from personal computers. The investigation targeted the developers and prolific users of Blackshades, a set of "malware" tools that are sold ... Read more

Source: www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Top found tags: cyber security(2),United Kingdom(2),malware(3)

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BlackShades Trojan users had it comingLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 20-05-2014

TheUS Justice Departmenton Monday announced a series of actions against more than 100 people accused of purchasing and usingBlackShades, apassword-stealing Trojan horse program designed toinfect computers throughout the world to spy on victims through their webcams, steal files and account informat... Read more

Source: www.smh.com.au

Top found tags: social media(2),cybercrime(4),malware(4)

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Blackshades Trojan Users Had It ComingLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

The U.S. Justice Department today announced a series of actions against more than 100 people accused of purchasing and using Blackshades, apassword-stealing Trojan horse program designed toinfect computers throughout the world to spy on victims through their web cameras, steal files and accou... Read more

Source: krebsonsecurity.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(4),malware(4),United States(4)

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Hacker crackdown: Beauty queen among victimsLocation: New York City, New York, United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

WASHINGTON (CNN) - It is nicknamed "creepware," and more than half a million people around the world have been prey to its silent computer snooping.Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf was one of them in a well-publicized case of hacking associated with the malware called Blackshades.Now, an international cr... Read more

Source: www.wfmz.com

Top found tags: malware(3),RAT(3),cyber security(4)

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China warns US cyber spying charges could damage military ties, says US source of hackingLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 20-05-2014

BEIJING, China - China on Tuesday warned the United States was jeopardizing military ties by charging five Chinese officers with cyberspying and tried to turn the tables on Washington by calling it "the biggest attacker of China's cyberspace." China announced it was suspending co-operation with the... Read more

Source: www.pentictonherald.ca

Top found tags: government(3),cyber security(4),United States(4)

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Devon man arrested in cyber crime operationLocation: London, United Kingdom
Date published: 20-05-2014

A Devon man is among seventeen suspected users of software, designed to take over, control and steal information from personal computers, that have been arrested in the first ever UK-wide cyber crime operation. The most common Blackshades product is a Remote Access Tool (RAT), which enables cyber c... Read more

Source: www.thisisthewestcountry.co.uk

Top found tags: malware(2),RAT(2),cybercrime(5)

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Take Charge of DDoS DefenceLocation: New Delhi, India
Date published: 20-05-2014

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are some of the oldest Internet threats and continue to be the top risk to networks around the world. As protections have evolved, the technology used by hackers has adapted and has become much more sophisticated. New attack types now target applications... Read more

Source: www.businessworld.in

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

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Giant Malware Busts Around the WorldLocation: New York City, New York, United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

MANHATTAN (CN) - Five federal lawsuits unsealed in New York Monday are part of a worldwide roundup accusing a cybercrime ring of selling malware that highjacked more than 500,000 computers and webcams in 100 countries around the world. Ninety-seven people suspected of selling or using the malware w... Read more

Source: www.courthousenews.com

Top found tags: government(4),United States(4),malware(5)

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Blackshades malware: Cyber-crime probe leads to string of Midland arrestsLocation: National Crime Agency - London, United Kingdom
Date published: 20-05-2014

Police raided homes in Birmingham and the Black Country as part of an international cyber-crime probe.Arrests were made in the city, Halesowen and Wolverhampton in a global crackdown on malicious malicious software designed to control and steal information from personal computers.A total of 17 men ... Read more

Source: www.birminghammail.co.uk

Top found tags: malware(3),United Kingdom(4),cybercrime(5)

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Cybercrime or espionage? The rules just changedLocation: Beijing, China
Date published: 20-05-2014

(CNN) -- It's been a busy few days in the world of cybercrime.Late last week, we learned that cooperation between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and overseas police agencies led to the dissection of the amorphous network behind Blackshades -- the tool that allows hackers to remotely access an ... Read more

Source: edition.cnn.com

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

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Cybersecurity business cyberwarfare critical infrastructureLocation: National Institute of Standards - Gaithersburg, United States
Date published: 20-05-2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued for public review and comment a proposed major update to its Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security. The NIST guide, downloaded more than 2.5 million times since its initial release in 2006, advises on how to reduce th... Read more

Source: www.homelandsecuritynewswire.com

Top found tags: update(2),vulnerability(2),critical infrastructure(4)

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iBanking: Exploiting the Full Potential of Android MalwareLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 20-05-2014

Powerful Russian cybercrime gangs have begun to use premium Android malware to broaden their attacks on financial institutions. The tool, known as iBanking, is one of the most expensive pieces of malware Symantec has seen on the underground market and its creator has a polished, Software-as-a-Servi... Read more

Source: www.symantec.com

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

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English data breach and identity theft related news

Study: Company Data Breach Now Costs $3.5M on AverageLocation: Michigan, United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

The average cost of a corporate data breach increased 15 percent in the last year to $3.5 million, according to a recent study.The study by the Ponemon Institute out of Michigan also found that the cost incurred for each lost or stolen record containing sensitive and confidential information increa... Read more

Source: www.insurancejournal.com

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

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Data breach costs approach $20 millionLocation: Maricopa County, United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

The Maricopa County Community College District governing board has approved an additional $2.3 million in lawyers' fees to deal with the computer-security breach that occurred last year.The board also approved spending $300,000 to deal with records management, pushing the total amount authorized fo... Read more

Source: www.azcentral.com

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

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Woman arraigned for identity theft; passport, PFD and benefits fraudLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

ANCHORAGE A 43-year-old woman was arraigned Monday on federal charges that she committed identity theft and falsely said she was a U.S. citizen so she could receive state and federal benefits, authorities said.An indictment, which was returned by a federal grand jury back in April, chargesMaual... Read more

Source: www.ktva.com

Top found tags: legislation(1),identity theft(2),United States(2)

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Jackson man found guilty of fraud, identity theft and money launderingLocation: Jackson, United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

JACKSON, Mississippi --A jury has found a 23-year-old Jackson man guilty on 17 various counts of bank fraud, wire fraud, aggravated identity theft and money laundering, U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis has announced.During the three-day trial, prosecutors presented evidence that Gregory Bernard Griff... Read more

Source: blog.gulflive.com

Top found tags: identity theft(2),United States(2),financial sector(6)

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South Korea Increases Data Breach Fines, Lowers Liability ThresholdLocation: Seoul, South Korea
Date published: 19-05-2014

May 12 --Recent data breach amendments (Bill No. 10479) to South Korea's framework data protection lawincrease available fines; lower the liability threshold thatregulators must show to levy fines; allow compensation ofindividual plaintiffs without a showing of damages; and requirenotification of a... Read more

Source: www.bna.com

Top found tags: data breach(2),South Korea(2),telecom sector(8)

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Free Identity Theft Prevention class offeredLocation: Auburn, Alabama, United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

The Placer County Sheriffs Office is offering a free identity theft prevention class on Monday, June 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Auburn Justice Center.The class is open to the public and will be held in the community room at the sheriffs headquarters, 2929 Richardson Drive in Auburn.Detective... Read more

Source: placercountyonline.com

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

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Information meeting on identity theft held in CranfordLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

On April 29, residents gathered together for an informational meeting on identity theft and how to protect your assets from it. The event was sponsored by Garretson Financial in partnership with the Cranford Police Department. The meeting was led by Sgt. Richard Vitale, Denis Dankosky and Jamie Mil... Read more

Source: www.nj.com

Top found tags: financial sector(2),identity theft(2),telecom sector(8)

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DA looking to create special tech crime unitLocation: New York City, New York, United States
Date published: 20-05-2014

Cybercrime. Tech crime. Call it what you will.One thing is clear: It is growing at a quickening pace and increasingly part of criminal activity. From cellphone thefts to email scams to murder for hire, cybercrime is becoming as ubiquitous as purse snatching.San Francisco, with a burgeoning tech sec... Read more

Source: www.sfexaminer.com

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

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Cyber Crime Operation Dismantled by RCMPLocation: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date published: 19-05-2014

OTTAWA Crime News - Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, commended the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and their partners including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Eurojust, for their efforts in dismantling a major international criminal operat... Read more

Source: www.netnewsledger.com

Top found tags: malware(3),government(5),cybercrime(9)

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International Operation Targets Malicious Software UsersLocation: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date published: 19-05-2014

Canada NewsWireMONTRAL, May 19, 2014MONTRAL, May 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Last week, the Quebec RCMP Integrated Technological Crime Unit (ITCU) participated in a major international criminal operation. The investigation initiated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and coordinated by Eurojust ... Read more

Source: www.digitaljournal.com

Top found tags: government(3),malware(3),cybercrime(7)

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Man gets 20 years for role in cybercrime syndicateLocation: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

A Phoenix man has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for his role in what authorities say is an unprecedented criminal case involving an international cybercrime syndicate with hundreds of thousands of U.S. victims. LAS VEGAS A Phoenix man has been sentenced to 20 yea... Read more

Source: seattletimes.com

Top found tags: identity theft(2),United States(2),financial sector(8)

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Data Breach Impacts Pennsylvania College StudentsLocation: Pennsylvania, United States
Date published: 20-05-2014

Students at a northwestern Pennsylvania medical school are being urged to monitor their credit after their names and Social Security numbers were inadvertently posted online.The Erie Times-News says the data breach impacted students at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.School spokesman Pier... Read more

Source: www.insurancejournal.com

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

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Other English news

Video: US Government Cracks Down on CybercrimeLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

For the first time in history the Justice Department will accuse a foreign government of hacking.... Read more

Source: abcnews.go.com

Top found tags: EN(1),hacking(1),government(2)

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NIST Cybersecurity Framework - 3 Months LaterLocation: National Institute of Standards - Gaithersburg, United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

President Obama tasked NIST with creating a Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) to help secure the critical infrastructure. NIST released Version 1.0 of the CSF on February 12th.We have had a chance to dig into the CSF and even use it in a few consulting engagements, so here are some thoughts after three... Read more

Source: www.digitalbond.com

Top found tags: ICS (1),NIST (1),critical infrastructure(2)

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Glasgow man held after worldwide crackdown on computer crime.Location: National Crime Agency - London, United Kingdom
Date published: 19-05-2014

FBI agents and Europol the European Union's law enforcement agency arrested 80 people in a series of raids. The massive operation targeted the alleged use of Blackshades software, which can remotely control people's computers and webcams. A Police Scotland spokesman said: "A 22-year-old man... Read more

Source: www.eveningtimes.co.uk

Top found tags: United Kingdom(2),government(4),telecom sector(8)

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Next Week: How Silicon Valley Feeds the NSAs Global Dragnet United States of SecretsLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 13-05-2014

Youve seenthe history of how the Bush administration launched an unprecedented surveillance campaignafter 9/11 at the National Security Agency, and how Obama later expanded what had becomeknown as The Program.Now find out how the NSA got all that data.On May 20, FRONTLINE continues the sto... Read more

Source: www.pbs.org

Top found tags: social media(2),government(5),United States(8)

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Five Chinese 'cyber spies' identified by FBILocation: Beijing, China
Date published: 20-05-2014

The United States has named the five Chinese military personnel accused of cyber-spying on American companies.Wang Dong, Sun Kailiang, Wen Xinyu, Huang Zhenyu, and Gu Chunhui were officers in Unit 61398 of the Third Department of the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA), according to the US Dep... Read more

Source: www.itv.com

Top found tags: cyber espionage(2),United States(2),government(3)

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Skimmer Found on Ticket Machine at Grand CentralLocation: Bucharest, Romania
Date published: 20-05-2014

Police say they've recovered a credit card-skimming device from a Metro-North ticket machine at Grand Central Terminal, the latest in a series of investigations into the information-stealing equipment targeting public transit customers. An MTA maintenance employee found the skimming device in a Met... Read more

Source: www.nbcnewyork.com

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

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Man charged with 54 counts credit card fraudLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) - Police arresteda Florence man on 54 counts of fraudulent use of a credit card and felony theft.MOREAdditional Links Authorities arrestedRyan Colby Stegall, 25. Investigators said the charges are in relation to acredit card that was reported stolen to police in April.Stegall wa... Read more

Source: www.waff.com

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

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China bans Windows 8 on government PCs to ensure securityLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 20-05-2014

The Chinese government has banned the installation of Windows 8 on government PCs, reports Re/code. The Central Government Procurement Center issued a directive last week barring the use of Microsoft's latest operating system as an energy-saving measure, according to Re/code.State news agency Xinhu... Read more

Source: arstechnica.com

Top found tags: China(2),Microsoft(2),government(3)

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Ten Bulgarians Detained for Credit Card FraudLocation: Sofia, Bulgaria
Date published: 20-05-2014

Bulgarian police have detained 10 people in connection with credit card frauds, as part of a special operation.The operation codenamed "Lyon" was conducted in Varna, Razgrad, and Silistra, where 29 suspected addresses were checked, Standartnews revealed."We have come across skimming devices, cloned... Read more

Source: www.novinite.com

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

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Britse cybercrimebestrijder daagt burgers uit via Cyber Security ChallengeLocation: National Crime Agency - London, United Kingdom
Date published: 19-05-2014

De Britse cybercrimebestrijder National Crime Agency probeert burgers warm te maken voor een baan bij de overheidsdienst. Burgers worden in de Cyber Security Challenge uitgedaagd een verdachte e-mail te zoeken en een groep terroristen die met een grootschalige cyberaanval dreigt te ontmaskeren. ... Read more

Source: infosecuritymagazine.nl

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

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FBI: Blackshades besmette half miljoen computersLocation: Federal Bureau of Investigation - Washington D.C., United States
Date published: 19-05-2014

De Blackshades-malware die door cybercriminelen over de hele wereld werd gebruikt heeft meer dan een half miljoen computers genfecteerd, zo heeft de FBI laten weten. De Amerikaanse opsporingsdienst maakte vandaag bekend dat het de ontwikkelaars van de malware heeft aangeklaagd.Daarnaast werden oo... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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Invallen bij 34 Nederlanders om Blackshades-malwareLocation: Den Haag, The Netherlands
Date published: 19-05-2014

De politie is vorige week op 34 Nederlandse adressen binnengevallen tijdens een internationale actie rond gebruik van de Blackshades-malware. Er werd niemand aangehouden, meldt het Openbaar Ministerie (OM) maandag. Wel zijn tientallen computers en harde schijven in beslag genomen.... Read more

Source: www.nu.nl

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

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Cisco ziet toename van Silverlight-aanvallenLocation: Cisco HQ - San Jose, United States
Date published: 20-05-2014

Beveiligingslekken in de Microsoft Silverlight browserplug-in zouden in toenemende mate worden gebruikt om computers met malware te infecteren, zo waarschuwt netwerkgigant Cisco. Het bedrijf zag in april een toename van het aantal infecties via Silverlight-exploits.Silverlight is een browserplug-in... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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Politie doet huiszoekingen bij gebruikers Blackshades-malwareLocation: Team High Tech Crime - Driebergen, The Netherlands
Date published: 19-05-2014

De politie heeft vorige week op 34 adressen in Nederland woningen doorzocht van gebruikers van de Blackshades-malware. De operatie was onderdeel van een internationale operatie tegen de gebruikers van deze malware, waarmee het mogelijk is om volledige controle over de computer te krijgen.Bij de ope... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: webcam(1),website(1),government(2)

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Politie valt binnen bij 34 malware-gebruikersLocation: Den Haag, The Netherlands
Date published: 19-05-2014

De Nederlandse politie heeft bij 34 personen invallen gedaan. Daarbij zijn computers, harde schijven en andere apparatuur in beslag genomen. Het zou gaan om personen die het malware-programma Blackshades hadden gekocht.De huiszoekingen waren onderdeel van een internationaal georganiseerde pol... Read more

Source: www.pcmweb.nl

Top found tags: Openbaar Ministerie(2),social media(2),The Netherlands(2)

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Britten maakten 200.000 wachtwoorden buit via BlackshadesLocation: National Crime Agency - London, United Kingdom
Date published: 20-05-2014

In Groot-Brittanni zijn 17 mensen opgepakt die de Blackshades-malware gebruikten om internetgebruikers te bespioneren en hun gegevens te stelen. De operatie tegen de malware-gebruikers was onderdeel van een internationale operatie, waarbij in totaal 97 mensen werden aangehouden.De 17 aangehouden ... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: research(1),social engineering(2),United Kingdom(4)

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