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CIC News for 22-05-2014 contains 24 articles: cybercrime(7),cyber security(8),data breach(6),other(3)

CIC News update contains 24 English and 0 Dutch articles for today.
In today's English news articles:
- 7 related to cybercrime
- 8 related to cyber security
- 6 related to data breach and identity theft
- 3 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

Cat-hacking Japanese man admits cybercrime guiltLocation: Tokyo, Japan
Date published: 22-05-2014

A hacker has confessed in court to hijacking other peoples computers to make murder threats in a bizarre case that saw the source code for a virus stashed in the collar of a cat.Yusuke Katayama, a chubby, bespectacled former IT worker, was accused of sending online messages in 2012 that threaten... Read more

Source: www.pcworld.com

Top found tags: government(2),cybercrime(4),telecom sector(6)

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Twelve arrested in Pta for international cyber crimeLocation: Cape Town, West-Kaap, South Africa
Date published: 21-05-2014

An international cyber crime syndicate was exposed this week, with 12 people arrested on South African soil, officials said on Wednesday.Twelve people were arrested in Pretoria on Tuesday while another eight were arrested in the United States and Canada, authorities from the three count... Read more

Source: citizen.co.za

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

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Five new threats to your mobile device securityLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 21-05-2014

Attacks that proved successful on PCs are now being tested on unwitting mobile device users to see what works and with the number of mobile devices with poor protection soaring, there are plenty of easy targets. Attackers are definitely searching after the weakest point in the chain, and ... Read more

Source: www.csoonline.com

Top found tags: Apple(3),mobile device(6),telecom sector(16)

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Adobe Shockwave bundles Flash thats 15 months behind on security fixesLocation: Adobe HQ - San Jose, United States
Date published: 21-05-2014

Adobe's Shockwave Player bundles a version of the company's Flash Player that is 15 months behind on security updates, a feature hackers can use to hijack both Windows PCs and Macs running it, a security expert has warned.The advisory about the risk from Shockwave, which was published in late 2012 ... Read more

Source: arstechnica.com

Top found tags: telecom sector(2),update(2),vulnerability(3)

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#OpPayBack: Anonymous DDOS US Military ServerLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 22-05-2014

Earlier today the online hacktivist group Anonymous have run a campaign of massive Denial-of-service attack (DDOS) on the US Military server and put all the US military website offline.The operation was conducted with the name as Operation Payback. On this operation about 19 high profil... Read more

Source: www.cyberkendra.com

Top found tags: DoS(2),hacktivism(2),cybercrime(4)

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Cyber TerroristsLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 21-05-2014

CINCINNATI (Paula Toti) -- Almost a hundred people were arrested worldwide this week for a new type of cyber crime that we've learned has hit several tri-state computers. Basically the contents of your computer are held hostage and you're asked to fork over money. Local 12's Paula Toti ... Read more

Source: www.local12.com

Top found tags: government(2),telecom sector(4),cybercrime(6)

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12 arrested in Pretoria for cyber crimeLocation: Cape Town, West-Kaap, South Africa
Date published: 21-05-2014

Pretoria - An international cyber crime syndicate was exposed this week, with 12 people arrested on South African soil, officials said on Wednesday. Twelve people were arrested in Pretoria on Tuesday while another 10 were arrested in the United States and Canada, authorities from the three countrie... Read more

Source: www.iol.co.za

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

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English cyber security related news

FBI admits cyber crime is an 'enormous challenge'Location: Federal Bureau of Investigation - Washington D.C., United States
Date published: 21-05-2014

WASHINGTON Law enforcement faces an enormous challenge in preventing state-sponsored cyber crimes, FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday, days after the Justice Department announced charges against five Chinese military officials accused of hacking into American companies to steal trade... Read more

Source: nypost.com

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

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FBI head: Cyber crime posing 'enormous challenge'Location: Federal Bureau of Investigation - Washington D.C., United States
Date published: 21-05-2014

WASHINGTON (AP) Law enforcement faces an "enormous challenge" in preventing state-sponsored cyber crimes, FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday, days after the Justice Department announced charges against five Chinese military officials accused of hacking into American companies to steal trad... Read more

Source: bigstory.ap.org

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

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Hackers lay claim to exploit that defeats iPhone anti-theft toolsLocation: Apple HQ - Cupertino, United States
Date published: 22-05-2014

A pair of security researchers claim to have found a flaw which could allow an attacker to remove security measures on lost or stolen iPhones.Dutch researchers "AquaXetine" and "Merruktechnolog" were credited in a report from De Telegraaf as exploiting a "man in the middle" flaw that tricks a stole... Read more

Source: www.theregister.co.uk

Top found tags: government(3),mobile device(4),telecom sector(10)

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Experts dissect the eBay privacy breachLocation: eBay - San Jose, United States
Date published: 21-05-2014

The hackers likely used a "spear phishing" attack to infiltrate eBay's systems, says JD Sherry, vice president for technology and solutions for Trend Micro, a computer security firm in Dallas, Tex.In a "spear phishing" attack, the hackers send a sophisticated email that appears to be from a trusted... Read more

Source: www.usatoday.com

Top found tags: Trend Micro(2),cybercrime(4),cyber security(4)

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Infrastructure cyber intrusion: A cautionary taleLocation: Department of Homeland Security - Washington, United States
Date published: 21-05-2014

The Department of Homeland Security revealed the details of cyber incursions at two critical infrastructure providers to remind power, water and electricity companies that they need to pay closer attention to their control systems. In its latest "ICS-CERT Monitor" report, the Industrial Control Sys... Read more

Source: fcw.com

Top found tags: government(3),critical infrastructure(4),United States(4)

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Cyber Crime: eBay website hacked, client information stolenLocation: eBay - San Jose, United States
Date published: 22-05-2014

New York: E-commerce company eBay Inc said client identity information including emails, addresses and birthdays was stolen in a hacking attack between late February and early March.eBay urged users to change their passwords after the attack on a database that also contained encrypted passwords, ph... Read more

Source: www.deccanchronicle.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(3),Syrian Electronic Army(3),telecom sector(4)

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Security roundup: eBay hacked, Kaspersky launches live cybercrime statsLocation: eBay - San Jose, United States
Date published: 22-05-2014

This weeks security roundup includes a major breach for eBay and Kasperskys new cybercrime stats site.Online auction site eBay is urging users to change their passwords following a cyber attack that could result in the illegal acquisition of almost 18 million users.Richard Parris, CEO and fou... Read more

Source: www.pcr-online.biz

Top found tags: antivirus(3),cyber security(6),cybercrime(7)

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Security roundup: eBay hacked, Kaspersky launches live cybercrime statsLocation: eBay - San Jose, United States
Date published: 22-05-2014

This weeks security roundup includes a major breach for eBay and Kasperskys new cybercrime stats site.Online auction site eBay is urging users to change their passwords following a cyber attack that could result in the illegal acquisition of almost 18 million users.Richard Parris, CEO and fou... Read more

Source: www.pcr-online.biz

Top found tags: antivirus(3),cyber security(6),cybercrime(7)

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English data breach and identity theft related news

US major source of malware, report findsLocation: Trustwave - Chicago, United States
Date published: 22-05-2014

Cape Town - A global security report has found that the US hosts the overwhelming majority of internet malware. The 2014 Trustwave Global Security Report found that the US hosts 42% of malware, followed by Russia at 13% and Germany (9%). The report is based on investigations that the firm carried o... Read more

Source: www.news24.com

Top found tags: South Africa(2),United Kingdom(2),cybercrime(3)

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Medical Identity Theft Threatens EveryoneLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 22-05-2014

More than 11.5 million people were victims of identity fraud last year, according to the U.S. Justice Department, and weve gotten used to the news stories about data bases of retail chains corrupted by hackers. Theres a new kid on the block. Increasingly, Americans are becoming victims of med... Read more

Source: www.ktrh.com

Top found tags: telecom sector(4),health sector(6),medical sector(6)

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Still Hurt by Data Breach and Losses in Canada, Target Lowers ForecastLocation: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date published: 21-05-2014

The performance of several retailers on Wednesday put stagnant wage growth and the uneven economic recovery on display. But all eyes were on one company in particular that has struggled under its own additional set of problems in the last six months, and continues to feel the strain: Target.In the ... Read more

Source: www.nytimes.com

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

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Michaels Stores Q1 profits rise despite data breachLocation: Michaels Store - Irving, United States
Date published: 21-05-2014

Michaels Stores Inc. reported that it made $56 million on $1.05 billion of revenue during its first quarter, representing a profit increase of almost 22 percent.During the same quarter last year, the Irving-based retailer earned $46 million on $993 million in sales.Same store sales were up 3.8 perc... Read more

Source: www.bizjournals.com

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

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US, South African Police Smash Cybercrime NetworkLocation: Cape Town, West-Kaap, South Africa
Date published: 21-05-2014

PRETORIA - South African police said Wednesday they have smashed an international cybercrime network operating out of Pretoria which led to 20 arrests in a joint operation with the United States. US homeland security officers worked with South Africa to bring down a syndicate running a "cyber, mass... Read more

Source: www.securityweek.com

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

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US, South African police smash cybercrime networkLocation: Cape Town, West-Kaap, South Africa
Date published: 21-05-2014

South African police said Wednesday they have smashed an international cybercrime network operating out of Pretoria which led to 20 arrests in a joint operation with the United States.US homeland security officers worked with South Africa to bring down a syndicate running a "cyber, mass-marketing f... Read more

Source: en.africatime.com

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

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Other English news

Hattiesburg police search for man connected to credit card fraud, burglaryLocation: Hewlett-Packard - Palo Alto, United States
Date published: 21-05-2014

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg police are searching for Floyd Lamont Sims, who is the suspect of a Mother's Day car burglary and subsequent credit card fraud."We are familiar with him," said HPD Lt. Jon Traxler. "We know who is. We have his picture and everything."Sims is described as a 29-ye... Read more

Source: www.wdam.com

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

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A Manifesto for Cyber Resilience - ComputerworldLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 21-05-2014

With the growing transition to a more online existence, users need to be more conscious about leading and protecting our online identity. This Manifesto sets out a plan to reduce the real and growing risks we face as individuals, businesses and governments, to make us cyber-resilient.... Read more

Source: www.computerworld.com.au

Top found tags: EN(1),cyber resilience(2),government(2)

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Critical Internet Explorer zero-day exploit detailed after Microsoft fails to patch itLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 22-05-2014

An older version of Microsofts Internet Explorer browser has an unpatched software flaw that could allow rogue code to run on a computer, the second such flaw found in a month.Microsoft was told of the flaw in October, which was discovered by Belgian researcher Peter Van Eeckhoutte, according to... Read more

Source: www.pcworld.com

Top found tags: website(1),Internet Explorer(2),0-day(1)

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Dutch cybercrime related news

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