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CIC News for 26-05-2014 contains 29 articles: cybercrime(10),cyber security(10),data breach(4),other(5)

CIC News update contains 23 English and 6 Dutch articles for today.
In today's English news articles:
- 6 related to cybercrime
- 10 related to cyber security
- 4 related to data breach and identity theft
- 3 for the category other news

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

Have fun reading.

English cybercrime related news

Beijing 'orders crackdown' to halt spread of spam messages sent to mobile phonesLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 26-05-2014

New measures will tackle the growing blight of mobile phone spam messages, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has said according to state media.Zhang Yanbin, a director of a research institute affiliated with the ministry, told Xinhua a special taskforce had been established with r... Read more

Source: www.scmp.com

Top found tags: spam(1),government(3),telecom sector(8)

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Cybercrime in focus at ICT talksLocation: Caribbean
Date published: 26-05-2014

A meeting of Caribbean Commonwealth officials with responsibility for ICT will bring the regions eGovernance and cybercrime issues squarely into focus.The Caribbean Stakeholders Meeting on the Importance of ICTs and their Impact on Regional Development takes place in Port-of-Spain from today ... Read more

Source: www.guardian.co.tt

Top found tags: Microsoft(1),cybercrime(2),government(4)

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Businesses urged to better prepare for cyber attack threatsLocation: Wellington, New Zealand
Date published: 26-05-2014

The insurance industry warns that New Zealand businesses need to better prepare for escalating cyber threats.Insurers are urging New Zealand businesses, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises, to review the security of their networks and internet operations and consider any gaps in their i... Read more

Source: www.voxy.co.nz

Top found tags: threat(1),New Zealand(2),cybercrime(7)

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Spoofed NatWest Email spreading Banking TrojanLocation: NatWest - London, United Kingdom
Date published: 25-05-2014

New spoofed email message for NatWest Bank have been spotted by security researchers. the email contains a link that download a malicious file on Dropbox a free cloud file storage service. This shows another way how cybercriminal are using innovating technologies to promote their malwares.Looking a... Read more

Source: www.sectechno.com

Top found tags: telecom sector(4),cybercrime(6),financial sector(8)

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Twelve arrested in Pretoria for 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 10 were arrested in the United States and Canada, authorities from the three countrie... Read more

Source: citizen.co.za

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

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ICT experts raise the red flag over increase in cyber crime in KenyaLocation: Nairobi, Kenya
Date published: 26-05-2014

Cyber crime in the country may be way higher than what is reported as businesses fear the impact of revealing the attacks publicly, ICT experts have said. The Information Systems Audit and Control Association, Kenya chapter, said cyber crime is on the increase globally and the situation is exacerba... Read more

Source: www.254lately.com

Top found tags: Kenya(1),report(1),cybercrime(3)

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English cyber security related news

Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf "shocked" after hacker recorded her naked on webcamLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 26-05-2014

Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf has described how she was in tears and shock after she found out that a hacker had installed malware on her computer that had secretly recorded her naked on her webcam.The hacker listened in to her private conversations and captured images of her changing clothes in... Read more

Source: descrier.co.uk

Top found tags: threat(1),webcam(1),cyber security(2)

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DDoS Attacks Using SNMP Amplification On The RiseLocation: Prolexic - Hollywood, United States
Date published: 26-05-2014

Attackers are increasingly abusing devices configured to publicly respond to SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) requests over the Internet to amplify distributed denial-of-service attacks. Attackers are increasingly abusing devices configured to publicly respond to SNMP (Simple Network Manag... Read more

Source: www.computerworld.in

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

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Phishers target the 2014 Soccer World CupLocation: Kaspersky HQ - Moscow, Russia
Date published: 26-05-2014

Cape Town - The Soccer World Cup is around the corner, and online scammers are already sharpening their skills ahead of the global showcase. Criminals have built a range of sophisticated, but fraudulent websites and platforms as final preparations draw to a close for the World Cup which starts on 1... Read more

Source: www.news24.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(4),Kaspersky Lab(4),financial sector(8)

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The Blackshades RAT Entry-Level CybercrimeLocation: Trend Micro - Cupertino, United States
Date published: 26-05-2014

Earlier this week the US government announced the arrest of more than 100 individuals linked to the Blackshades remote access Trojan (RAT). While most of those arrested were merely users of this RAT, the arrests includedits co-creator, a 24-year-old Swede namedAlex Ycel. Also arrested was a 23-ye... Read more

Source: blog.trendmicro.com

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

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Dutch govt to increase prison terms for cybercrimeLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 26-05-2014

The Dutch cabinet has approved draft legislation to increase penalties for cybercrime. The proposal from the justice ministry would increase the prison sentence to two years from the current one for crimes such as destroying computer data and rendering computer systems unusable by interfering with ... Read more

Source: www.telecompaper.com

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

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Google Releases VirusTotal Uploader for OS XLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 26-05-2014

Google today announced the release of VirusTotal Uploader for OS X, allowing Mac users to upload suspicious files for scanning. You can download it now directly for OS X 10.8 and 10.9 from VirusTotal (8.52MB).For those who dont know, VirusTotal Uploader for Windows is a popular tool for submitti... Read more

Source: thenextweb.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(2),cyber security(2),OS X(2)

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Microsoft names Vietnam among worlds biggest cyber crime victimsLocation: Hanoi, Vietnam
Date published: 26-05-2014

A Microsoft survey has found that Vietnam is among the countries most vulnerable to a mass cyber attacks; nearly half of computers were found to contain malware. The SIR v16, or Microsofts Security Intelligence Report volume 16, was released recently showing that 49.22 percent of at least 100,00... Read more

Source: www.vietnambreakingnews.com

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

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Critical Infrastructure, hackers targeted public utility SCADALocation: Department of Homeland Security - Washington, United States
Date published: 26-05-2014

Cyber attacks could pose a potentially huge risk to US critical infrastructure, state-sponsored hackers and cyber criminals are increasing their activity.Governments are even more alarmed by the possibility of cyber attacks against critical infrastructure, hackers could pose a potentially huge risk... Read more

Source: securityaffairs.co

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

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DOJ finally takes aggressive action against cybercrimeLocation: New York City, New York, United States
Date published: 26-05-2014

Representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) say that the days when people thought they could very simply and anonymously buy malware to invade other peoples privacy and steal their property are over.Well it is about time!The DOJ has shutdown the Blackshades malware operation, which... Read more

Source: www.thespectrum.com

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

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Dutch govt to increase prison terms for cybercrimeLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 26-05-2014

The Dutch cabinet has approved draft legislation to increase penalties for cybercrime. The proposal from the justice ministry would increase the prison sentence to two years from the current one for crimes such as destroying computer data and rendering computer systems unusable by interfering with ... Read more

Source: www.telecompaper.com

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

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English data breach and identity theft related news

Police want to learn hackers tricks in order to nail themLocation: Singapore
Date published: 26-05-2014

SINGAPORE The picture painted by cybersecurity experts is sobering: A sharp growth in banking malware, more malicious mobile apps and more data breaches resulting in more than 552 million identities exposed last year.eBay last week announced a major network security breach involving customer da... Read more

Source: www.todayonline.com

Top found tags: cyber security(4),financial sector(4),cybercrime(8)

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MCCCD Data Breach Costs Reach $19.7 MillionLocation: Republic, United States
Date published: 26-05-2014

The district's governing board recently approved an additional $300,000 for records management, and $2.3 million in lawyers' fees. The Arizona Republic reports that the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) governing board has approved an additional $300,000 for records man... Read more

Source: www.esecurityplanet.com

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

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VIDEO: How to prepare for a data breachLocation: Londen, United Kingdom
Date published: 26-05-2014

Infosecurity Europe is Europe's number one information security event, and ITProPortal headed down to London's Earls Court exhibition centre to bring you all the action as it unfolded.Featuring over 325 exhibitors, the most diverse range of new products and services in the market, an unrivalled edu... Read more

Source: www.itproportal.com

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

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Lowe's Acknowledges Third Party Data BreachLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 26-05-2014

Employees' names, addresses, birthdates, Social Security numbers and driver's license numbers may have been exposed. Lowe's recently began notifying an undisclosed number of current and former employees that their personal information may have been disclosed when a third-party vendor mi... Read more

Source: www.esecurityplanet.com

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

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Other English news

West Boca man among 3 accused of ATM skimmingLocation: Palm Beach, United States
Date published: 25-05-2014

A native Russian who now lives west of Boca Raton and two Latvians in South Florida for pleasure are in federal custody after agents say the men were using skimmers on ATMs in Palm Beach County.Yuriy Mikhaylov, 31, Zahars Makejevs, 27, and Nikolajs Jakimovis, 27, all face charges of conspiracy to k... Read more

Source: www.palmbeachpost.com

Top found tags: credit card(2),United States(4),financial sector(6)

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Effects of Cyber Bullying Same For Rich and PoorLocation: Holt, United States
Date published: 26-05-2014

Cyber bullying is a growing menace for kids and is a major concern for children coming from all sections of society, a new study reveals.Researchers at the Michigan State University found that cyber bullying not just affects the rich but also teens belonging to poor and high crime neigh... Read more

Source: www.scienceworldreport.com

Top found tags: cyber bullying(2),education(2),United States(2)

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US senior citizen acted as money mule for lotto scammersLocation: Hanover, Germany
Date published: 26-05-2014

MONTEGO BAY, St James A man, who allegedly employed a 70-year-old American woman to collect and convey proceeds from the lottery scam from her country to Jamaica, is one of two persons recently charged with breaches of the Law Reform (Fraudulent Transaction) (Special Provisions) Act.The two acc... Read more

Source: www.jamaicaobserver.com

Top found tags: scam(1),airport(2),airport sector(2)

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Dutch cybercrime related news

Zeven maanden cel geist tegen leider hackersgroep LulzsecLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 25-05-2014

De Amerikaanse overheid heeft, na ongeveer drie jaar uitstel, een celstraf van zeven maanden geist tegen Hector Xavier Monsegur, beter bekend onder zijn pseudoniem Sabu, de leider van hackersgroep Lulzsec. Dat meldt Wired op basis van overheidsdocumenten. Volgens de Amerik... Read more

Source: www.nu.nl

Top found tags: website(1),government(4),United States(4)

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'VS willen Chinese hackers van conferenties weren'Location: Beijing, China
Date published: 25-05-2014

De Amerikaanse regering overweegt Chinese hackers te weren van populaire hackersevenementen, in een poging Chinese cyberspionage tegen te gaan en de druk op China op te voeren. Dat meldt een regeringsmedewerker tegenover Reuters.De Amerikaanse overheid zou onder meer visumbe... Read more

Source: www.nu.nl

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

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Kabinet stemt toe met harder optreden tegen cybercriminaliteitLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 26-05-2014

Een nieuw wetsvoorstel gericht op cybercriminaliteit is geaccepteerd.Het Kabinet heeft afgelopen vrijdag een wetsvoorstel goedgekeurd, waardoor cybercriminelen vanaf nu zwaarder gestraft kunnen worden.Zwaardere gevangenisstrafHoewel het eerder mogelijk was om een gevan... Read more

Source: www.marqit.nl

Top found tags: critical infrastructure(4),government(4),cybercrime(8)

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Antivirus is niet dood, maar heeft ondersteuning nodigLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 26-05-2014

Onderzoek toont opnieuw aan dat antivirus onvoldoende werkt De discussie die ontstond rondom de uitspraak van Brian Dye, topman van Symantec, zet zich voort door een nieuw onderzoek van Lastline Labs dat aantoont dat antivirus niet goed genoeg werkt.Hoeveel malware wordt ged... Read more

Source: www.marqit.nl

Top found tags: antivirus(2),cybercrime(2),cyber security(2)

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Dutch cyber security related news

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Other Dutch news

Reclame op Telegraaf, Priv en VI verspreiden malwareLocation: Fox-IT - Delft, The Netherlands
Date published: 26-05-2014

WAARSCHUWING - Verschillende populaire Nederlandse websites, waaronder De Telegraaf, Priv en VI, alsmede de website van de Guardian, verspreiden op dit moment malware via advertenties. Dat laat Fox-IT weten.De advertenties bevatten exploits die misbruik van kwetsbaarheden in populaire programma's... Read more

Source: ohln.nl

Top found tags: NL(1),vulnerability(1),website(1)

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Advertenties op Telegraaf, Priv en VI verspreiden malwareLocation: Fox-IT - Delft, The Netherlands
Date published: 26-05-2014

Verschillende populaire Nederlandse websites, waaronder De Telegraaf, Priv en VI, alsmede de website van de Guardian, verspreiden op dit moment malware via advertenties. Dat laat Fox-IT tegenover Security.NL weten. Ronald Prins, CTO van het Delftse beveiligingsbedrijf, had via Twitter voor de kwa... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: website(1),Internet Explorer(2),social media(2)

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