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CIC News for 13-06-2014 contains 124 articles: cybercrime(48),cyber security(33),data breach(13),other(30)

CIC News update contains 102 English and 22 Dutch articles for today.
There are 2 published advisories, 0 are English and 2 are Dutch.
In today's English news articles:
- 37 related to cybercrime
- 31 related to cyber security
- 13 related to data breach and identity theft
- 21 for the category other news

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

Have fun reading.

English cybercrime related news

Pandemiya banking malware emerges as Zeus-level threatLocation: RSA HQ - Bedford, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

Researchers have uncovered a new banking malware variant that they say is notable not only for the hefty prices its authors are demanding, but also because the malware has been coded from scratch -- a dangerous oddity in the world of malware development. In a blog post this week, RSA\'s FraudAction ... Read more

Source: searchfinancialsecurity.techtarget.com

Top found tags: trojan(2),financial sector(4),malware(4)

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A Day To Forget For Teen At Center Of TweetDeck ShutdownLocation: Twitter - San Francisco, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

The last 24 hours have been a sad, scary and frustrating time for an 19-year-old aspiring programmer in Austria who found himself smack in the middle of Wednesday\s TweetDeck messall because of a Unicode heart. Twitter\s real-time account dashboard was taken down for a brief time yesterday ... Read more

Source: threatpost.com

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

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Cybercriminals Targeting Cloud-Based PoS Systems via Browser AttacksLocation: Cloud, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

Cloud-Based POS Attacks Attackers are targeting vulnerabilities in major Web browsers to compromise cloud-based point-of-sale (PoS) systems, according to cyber threat intelligence firm, IntelCrawler. The malware, called POSCLOUD by IntelCrawler, targets cloud-based PoS software commonly used by groc... Read more

Source: securityweek.com

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

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Corporate Mergers Make Attractive Time for Attackers: FireEyeLocation: Beijing, China
Date published: 12-06-2014

Mergers and acquisitions make for a busy time for businesses. Unfortunately for them, they can also be a busy time for attackers. According to researchers at FireEye, a number of advanced persistent threat campaigns have selected mergers as opportune times to strike. "Over the last few years, concer... Read more

Source: securityweek.com

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

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Air-gapped PCs compromised with mobile malwareLocation: Tel Aviv, Israel
Date published: 12-06-2014

Researchers in Israel say that it is possible to use a mobile phone loaded with malware to pilfer data stored on air-gapped computers. Air-gapped PCs compromised with mobile malware Air-gapped PCs compromised with mobile malware Air-gapping has often been used for protecting classified documents in ... Read more

Source: www.scmagazineuk.com

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

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Anonymous fells World Cup websitesLocation: Brasilia-Federal District, Brazil
Date published: 12-06-2014

Hactivism group Anonymous has made good on its promise to hack the websites of World Cup sponsors and Brazilian government departments by launching a spate of DDoS and website defacement attacks. Anonymous fells World Cup websites Anonymous fells World Cup websites The group which promised last ... Read more

Source: www.scmagazineuk.com

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

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Hackers leverage Cryptolocker frenzy to spread malwareLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

Cyber criminals are taking advantage of the recent attention garnered by Cryptolocker to spread their own malware. Researchers at security firm BullGuard have discovered a phishing ruse that offers users decryption keys aimed at remedying issues involving the ransomware, which in reality could dupe ... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

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

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PLXsert warns Fortune 500 companies of evolving Zeus threatLocation: Akamai - Boston, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

Fraudsters have targeted gaming platform Steam by using man-in-the-browser style attacks. The Zeus crimeware kit is being used to target SaaS and PaaS infrastructure. After observing several related attacks throughout the past year against Fortune 500 companies, Akamai\'s Prolexic Security Engineeri... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: Department of Justice(3),United States(4),cybercrime(5)

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Ransomware "Svpeng" strikes US, leaves Android devices unusableLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

A mobile trojan called \Svpeng,\ has now been updated to extort Android users in the U.S., researchers warn. Discovered last July by Kaspersky, Svpeng was initially used to steal payment card information from Russian bank customers. As of this month, however, a separate version of the malware ... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: Kaspersky Lab(4),telecom sector(6),financial sector(10)

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eBook: Linux Patch ManagementLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Linux Patch Management offers Linux professionals start-to-finish solutions, strategies, and examples for every environment, from single computers to enterprise-class networks. Michael Jang presents patching solutions for Red Hat, Fedora, SUSE, Debian, and other distributions. He systematically cove... Read more

Source: net-security.org

Top found tags: Fedora(1),Linux(1),patch(1)

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Thursday Threat Report: Tweetdeck hack, how to tell if you\'re GameOver infected, and how to stay safe in the FIFA World Cup 2014Location: New York Times - New York, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

PaulMCCooper. Thursday Threat Report: Tweetdeck hack, how to tell if you\'re GameOver infected, and how to stay safe in the FIFA World Cup 2014 Welcome to ITProPortal\'s Thursday Threat Report, where we round up the three greatest security threats facing Internet users, smooth-running enterprise, an... Read more

Source: itproportal.com

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

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Feedly taken down by enormous DDoS attack, with hackers demanding ransomLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

Feedly taken down by enormous DDoS attack, with hackers demanding ransom. If you moved to Feedly after the much lamented shut-down of Google Reader, as many RSS users did, then you may have noticed that the service is currently down. To prevent customers from wondering about the problems, the compan... Read more

Source: itproportal.com

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

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Entirely new trojan quietly wheeled into black hat forumsLocation: RSA HQ - Bedford, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

An RSA researcher claims to have found an entirely new trojan during his trawls of the criminal underground. RSA researcher Eli Marcus says the "Pandemiya" trojan comprises about 25,000 lines of fresh code. With most malware based on proven platforms, entirely new code is a rarity. Pandemiya is nast... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(3),exploit kit(4),malware(4)

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Sealed with an XSS: I gave TweetDeck a heart attack, says teen comp sci boff FiroLocation: Twitter - San Francisco, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

A teenager claims to have been the source of the embarrassing TweetDeck security gaffe that was exposed to millions of Twitter users on Wednesday. The 19-year-old "small, strange but cuddly" Austrian electronics and computer science student - whose handle on the micro-blogging site is Firo Xl - said... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

Top found tags: website(1),XSS(1),social media(4)

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Poison PDF pusher released to publicLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

Attacking enterprises just got easier with the development of an idiot-friendly tool that spits out booby-trapped PDFs with a few clicks. The tool weaves existing exploits into PDFs, allowing attacks against Adobe Reader and Acrobat versions 8.x prior to 8.2.1 and 9.x before 9.3.1. Users can insert ... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

Top found tags: social engineering(2),cybercrime(4),exploit kit(4)

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TweetDeck XSS flap: Miscreants flash their naughty bits at usersLocation: Twitter - San Francisco, United States
Date published: 11-06-2014

Updated Twitter aficionados are being warned to log out of Twitter client TweetDeck and revoke its access to their accounts after an apparent cross-site scripting vulnerability was discovered. Multiple users including El Reg\'s HQ in London, England reported on Wednesday that they had seen a... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

Top found tags: XSS(1),social media(2),vulnerability(2)

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Feedly DDoSed by ransom-threat crims: \'We refused to give in\'Location: New York, United States
Date published: 11-06-2014

News aggregator Feedly has been knocked offline by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack after refusing to pay criminals to stop the attack. The RSS feed service said on its blog that the attackers had gone ahead with the DDoS after Feedly had refused their demands for money to make it stop.... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

Top found tags: threat(1),DoS(2),cybercrime(3)

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DAMN you El Reg, CALL ME A BOFFIN, demands enraged boffinLocation: New York City, New York, United States
Date published: 11-06-2014

Adaptable System Recovery (ASR) for Linux virtual machines CoTW It is with the deepest and most heartfelt concern that we here on the Register\'s standards and conduct committee wish to reach out today to our readers and apologise for a very serious violation of our editorial code. The error in ques... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

Top found tags: TV (1),website(1),telecom sector(4)

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Google\'s URL-hiding \'origin chip\' is \'backburnered\'Location: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 11-06-2014

Google has ackburnered\ a controversial feature that would have hidden full details of web addresses from Chrome users. The feature was called \origin chip\ and, as we explained a few weeks back it removed all the characters beyond the top-level-domain from Chrome\'s Omnibox, as you ca... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

Top found tags: phishing(1),Google(2),telecom sector(2)

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Indianapolis plans citywide cyber-defense shieldLocation: Indiana, United States
Date published: 11-06-2014

INDIANAPOLIS - Public safety officials are constantly working to protect the citys critical infrastructure, and now that effort will be made to include the citys business community.Last year, the 911 center received nearly 1.4 million calls for help. The facility is backed up by at least four ... Read more

Source: www.theindychannel.com

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

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Gmail exploit foiled for a $500 bounty from GoogleLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

A SECURITY RESEARCHER has revealed that he helped fix a fault that could have exposed all Gmail users to spam and malware email over a prolonged period and got a paltry $500 for his troubles.The bug, which allowed anyone with the method and the patience to obtain every active Gmail address, came abo... Read more

Source: www.theinquirer.net

Top found tags: spam(1),cybercrime(2),Syrian Electronic Army(3)

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The never ending Exploit Kit shift - Bleeding LifeLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

Recently we\'ve been able to observe several shifts in exploit kit techniques, so I thought it would be good to share the IOC information for the exploit kits so that administrators and network defenders can take a look at their devices and logs to remediate on their networks.... Read more

Source: vrt-blog.snort.org

Top found tags: exploit (1),malware(1),exploit kit(4)

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Zeus Trojan Alternative Hits the Underground MarketLocation: RSA HQ - Bedford, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

A new Trojan program that can spy on victims, steal login credentials and interfere with browsing sessions is being sold on the underground market and might soon see wider distribution.The new threat is called Pandemiya and its features are similar to that of the infamous Zeus Trojan program that ma... Read more

Source: www.computerworld.in

Top found tags: trojan(2),malware(3),cybercrime(4)

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Maple-flavoured malware targets Canadians financial dataLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

A better, stronger version of a widely used trojan has surfaced, and it seems to have Canadian users in its sights. The latest variant of ZeuS, a widely used trojan, is specifically targeting Canadian financial institutions, seeking to gather the financial information of Canadian citizens. The new v... Read more

Source: www.itworldcanada.com

Top found tags: malware(2),trojan(2),financial sector(6)

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Feedly DDoS Attack Sees Extortion Attempt As WellLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 11-06-2014

This morning as I fired up Feedly in my browser, I could not access it at all. Suspecting that something is amiss, it did not take too long to hunt down, so to speak, what was wrong with Feedly apparently, it is under a DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack, where the persons behind ... Read more

Source: www.ubergizmo.com

Top found tags: website(1),DoS(2),cybercrime(3)

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Spotlight: Evernote taken down by DDoS attackLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

Evernote, an online note taking and storage firm, was hit by a distributed denial of service attack and forced to shutdown services for four hours, according to a report by Computer Weekly. \"We\'re actively working to neutralise a denial of service attack. You may experience problems accessing your... Read more

Source: www.fierceitsecurity.com

Top found tags: report(1),DoS(2),cybercrime(3)

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Kenya looses billions annually through cyber crimeLocation: Nairobi, Kenya
Date published: 12-06-2014

Social Media is the new medium of choice for terrorists, tribalists and social bullies, William Makatiani, the managing Director of Serianu, a Kenyan based IT and business consulting firm has said.He added that Kenya is losing an estimated 2 billion shillings annually through cyber crime.Speaking on... Read more

Source: kenyanewsagency.go.ke

Top found tags: education(3),telecom sector(6),cybercrime(7)

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Cyber crime suspects stay in jailLocation: Abuja, Nigeria
Date published: 12-06-2014

Pretoria - The case against nine Nigerian nationals and one South African woman alleged to be involved in an international cyber crime syndicate was postponed in the Pretoria Magistrates Court today.The accused were supposed to apply for bail but because documents from Home Affairs confirming the... Read more

Source: www.iol.co.za

Top found tags: United States(2),Nigeria(3),cybercrime(5)

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Maha Govt to set up Cyber Crime Investigation CellsLocation: Cyber Crime Investigation Cell - Mumbai, India
Date published: 12-06-2014

Mumbai, June 10: In the wake of recent violent incidents in Pune and elsewhere over some objectionable posts on Facebook, Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil today announced that Cyber Crime Investigation Cells would be set up at five places in the state soon. \"Not a single case against those posti... Read more

Source: www.igovernment.in

Top found tags: India(3),social media(4),government(6)

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FIA detects 115 cybercrime networksLocation: Punjab, India
Date published: 13-06-2014

The Federal Investigation Agency has detected some 115 cyber crime networks that are fleecing youth by showing them dreams of bright future and developing friendship with well-off internet and mobile users.These networks have already completed the advanced hacking courses as well, said senior FIA of... Read more

Source: www.nation.com.pk

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

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ISC Patches Critical DoS Vulnerability in BINDLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

A critical, remotely exploitable bug in some BIND domain name system (DNS) servers could cause a denial of service situation and trigger them to crash. The defect lies in the extension mechanisms for DNS (EDNS) specification, the Internet Systems Consortium, which performs upkeep on the system, ackn... Read more

Source: threatpost.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(2),DoS(2),telecom sector(2)

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U.S. Marshals Auctioning Off Seized Silk Road BitcoinsLocation: Will, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

If any further evidence was required that up is down and blackis white, the United States government is now in the business of selling Bitcoins. At least for one day. The U.S. Marshals Service is planning to hold a one-day auction on June 27 to sell nearly 30,000 Bitcoins the government seized in ... Read more

Source: threatpost.com

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

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Absolute Software Names New Chief Executive OfficerLocation: Kaspersky HQ - Moscow, Russia
Date published: 13-06-2014

Absolute Software Corporation, a maker of endpoint security and management solutions for computers and mobile devices, announced on Friday that it has appointed Geoff Haydon as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors. Most recently serving as Chief Operating Officer for EMC... Read more

Source: securityweek.com

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

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FAA Orders Boeing to Protect Airplanes from Cyber AttacksLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed additional safety requirements for Boeing 737s to protect the airplanes from hackers (h/t USA TODAY). In the Federal Register, the FAA noted that newer 737s "may allow increased connectivity to and access from external network sources and o... Read more

Source: www.esecurityplanet.com

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

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World Cup Fakery thwarts Brazilian defenceLocation: Brasilia-Federal District, Brazil
Date published: 13-06-2014

More hackers have emerged intent on spoiling the World Cup football fiesta that kicked off in Brazil on Thursday - downloading these mobile apps could be an own-goal for fans. World Cup Fakery thwarts Brazilian defence World Cup Fakery thwarts Brazilian defence Trend Micro has found 375 examples of ... Read more

Source: www.scmagazineuk.com

Top found tags: United Kingdom(4),telecom sector(8),cybercrime(11)

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\'First Android ransomware\' to target UKLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

What\'s claimed to be the first Android mobile ransomware to hit UK users has been discovered as hackers race to target these devices - with three separate ransomware attacks being revealed in the last ten days. \'First Android ransomware\' to target UK \'First Android ransomware\' to target UK On 1... Read more

Source: www.scmagazineuk.com

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

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Anonymous lives up to threats: FIFA World Cup hacks get underwayLocation: Brasilia-Federal District, Brazil
Date published: 13-06-2014

PaulMCCooper. Anonymous lives up to threats: FIFA World Cup hacks get underway The Anonymous hacker collective is making good on its promise to launch cyberattacks to disrupt the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which started last night in Brazil, with a number of hacks hitting websites across the country. Anon... Read more

Source: itproportal.com

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

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English cyber security related news

U.S. cybersecurity firm offers free protection for political blogsLocation: Cloud, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Internet security company Cloudflare said on Thursday it will offer its full raft of protective services for free to "politically or artistically important" Web sites that come under politically motivated cyber-attack. The San Francisco-based company is one of the most high... Read more

Source: reuters.com

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

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U.S. telecom chief tells industry to lead on cybersecurityLocation: Wheeler, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. telecom regulator on Thursday told communications companies to take the lead in fortifying their networks against cyberattacks, saying they can do more to bolster security short of new government regulations. In his first major speech devoted fully to cybersecurit... Read more

Source: reuters.com

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

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Hot, Cold Reactions to New Google Play App PermissionsLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

Google\s revamped app permissions for Google Play are not being well received \dangerous,\ primarily because Google\s attempt to simplify permissions granted to automatically updated applications may in fact expose users to greater risk. Google has created 13 permissions groups, broad ca... Read more

Source: threatpost.com

Top found tags: patch(2),update(2),telecom sector(4)

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Versatility of Zeus Framework Encourages Criminal InnovationLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

A new report onthe Zeus trojan\s evolution shows that the malware was moved from harvesting online banking credentials to controlling botnets and launching distributed denial of service attacks attributes the evolution to the highly customized and incredibly versatile framework Zeus is today. A... Read more

Source: threatpost.com

Top found tags: website(2),cybercrime(7),financial sector(8)

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Academia: Government\'s Biggest Cyber Security Ally?Location: New York Times - New York, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

Academia: Government\'s Biggest Cyber Security Ally? Federal cyber security programs need access to fresh talent. They can boost the quality of that talent by bolstering cyber security training in colleges and universities. "Technology is advancing so rapidly that a student starting a technical degr... Read more

Source: www.informationweek.com

Top found tags: United States(2),education(5),government(5)

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Open SSL insecurity - can cyber insurance fill the gaps?Location: Londen, United Kingdom
Date published: 12-06-2014

Experts argue the need for response over detection - with a large side order of insurance to counter the Open SSL insecurity issue. Open SSL insecurity - can cyber insurance fill the gaps? Open SSL insecurity - can cyber insurance fill the gaps? The rolling saga of OpenSSL vulnerabilities - which ki... Read more

Source: www.scmagazineuk.com

Top found tags: government(4),cybercrime(5),telecom sector(6)

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\'Passwords for Payments\' initiative established to help reduce small business breachesLocation: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

The PCI Security Standards Council is looking for 50 organizations to come forward and become Passwords for Payments (P4P) ambassadors. Seeking to reduce the potential for breaches, P4P was developed to educate small businesses on how to properly secure point-of-sale (POS) systems with strong passwo... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: report(1),Symantec(1),cyber security(2)

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iOS 8 to randomize devices vulnerable to Wi-Fi trackingLocation: Apple HQ - Cupertino, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

A rumored privacy upgrade for iOS users is on the way, which would help anonymize devices searching for available Wi-Fi networks. Over the weekend, Swiss researcher Frederic Jacobs first took note of the plans on Twitter. The feature is expected to be implemented in Apple devices running iOS 8. \... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: cyber security(2),social media(2),telecom sector(6)

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Federal appeals court says police must get warrants for wireless location dataLocation: Davis, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

Federal appeals court says police must get warrants for wireless location data A three-judge panel in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals says a Florida man\'s Fourth Amendment expectation of privacy was violated. For the first time, a federal appeals court has ruled that law enforcement can\'t obtain... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

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

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One-third of cyber attacks take hours to detectLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

More than one-third of cyber attacks take hours to detect. Even more alarming, resolving breaches takes days, weeks, and in some cases, even months. Despite increased resource allocation designed to protect networks, a CSG Invotas and IDG Research survey finds that 82 percent of respondents report n... Read more

Source: net-security.org

Top found tags: cyber security(2),information security(2),update(2)

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The privacy attitudes of 15,000 consumers from 15 countriesLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Spanning 15 countries and 15,000 consumers, the the EMC Privacy Index reveals consumers hold viewpoints on privacy that vary widely by geography and the type of activity engaged in while online. The long-standing debate over how much visibility governments and businesses should have regarding people... Read more

Source: net-security.org

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

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What's the leading cause of data loss?Location: Kroll HQ - New York, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

HDD crashes more than doubled in the last four years, prevailing as the most common cause of data loss according to customer data provided by Kroll Ontrack. When asked about the causes of their most-recent data losses, 66 percent (compared to 29 percent in 2010) of 1,066 surveyed customers cited a h... Read more

Source: net-security.org

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

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.UK registrants\' required to publish details in privacy blowLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

.UK registrants\' required to publish details in privacy blow. It seems there are new privacy worries at every turn. The latest cause for concern relates to websites in the UK. Nominet, the internet registry services provider for .uk domains, has changed one of its policies, and the change means tha... Read more

Source: itproportal.com

Top found tags: Anonymous(2),cyber security(2),ISP(2)

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FCC threatens American ISPs with intervention, if cybersecurity not addressedLocation: Federal Communications Commission - Washington, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

FCC threatens American ISPs with intervention, if cybersecurity not addressed. The Chairman of the United States Federal Communications Commission has stated that the FCC will encourage network providers to improve cybersecurity and if they don the commission is ready to step in. \We believe... Read more

Source: itproportal.com

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

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Australia and USA strike closer cyber defence allianceLocation: White House - Washington D.C., United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Adaptable System Recovery (ASR) for Linux virtual machines Australia and the United States will forge tighter bonds in information security defence and incident response on the back of a White House meeting between the nation\'s leaders. The announcement contained scant detail on the arrangement and... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

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

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Tech companies are raising their game (and pants) post-SnowdenLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

Snowden anniversary If there\s a positive to the disclosures by ex-National Security Contractor (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, it\s that it\s been a disaster for technology and internet firms. Yes, a positive. In the last year we e learned the NSA has backdoors placed in the hardware ... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

Top found tags: United States(4),telecom sector(6),government(8)

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Kids hack Canadian ATM during LUNCH HOURLocation: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date published: 12-06-2014

Two Canadian kids have made a mockery of bank security by hacking into an automatic teller machine during a break between classes. The 14 year old duo Caleb Turon and Matthew Hewlett broke into a Bank of Montreal ATM during school lunch by following an online manual for accessing the machine\'s admi... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

Top found tags: website(1),cyber security(2),financial sector(4)

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L337 crackrz use dumb passwords tooLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

Black hats are just as blithe about the passwords they use as the rest of the world, according to a bit of research by security outfit Avast. The anti-virus company\'s Antonn Ha, writes here that after he\'d built a dictionary of hacked hackers\' passwords, the most common password was \hac... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

Top found tags: Black Hat(2),cyber security(2),cybercrime(3)

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BILLIONS of digital dollars go AWOL to cybercrooks, says studyLocation: Center for Strategic and International Studies - Washington, United States
Date published: 11-06-2014

Cybercrime costs the world $400bn every year enough to send three International Space Stations into orbit according to research commissioned by antivirus software house McAfee. Widely regarded as the most expensive object ever created, the International Space Station has cost the world about... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

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

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207 thousand lights-out boxes are STILL hackableLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 11-06-2014

Researchers have found 207,000 publicly-accessible Baseboard Management Controllers (BMCs) can be hacked with a "handful" of basic command and config flaws, despite previous warnings about the problem. The exposed devices were found during a global trawl of UDP 623 that netted 230,000 public BMCs, h... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

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SLOW DOWN: Insecure-by-design software on roadLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 11-06-2014

If your commute to work today featured an electronic highway sign suggesting you do something odd, the presence of a default password in sign management software called Daktronics Vanguard may be to blame. US CERT points out that an early panic that the software possessed a hardwired password can be... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

Top found tags: password(1),website(1),cyber security(2)

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Troubled Truecrypt the ONLY OPTION for S3, but Amazon stays silentLocation: Glacier, United States
Date published: 11-06-2014

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has kept mum on whether it will dump the troubled TrueCrypt platform used to encrypt data data imported and exported to its Simple Storage Service (S3). The popular crypto platform recently became a pariah after its shadowy developers posted a note to the official website c... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

Top found tags: website(1),cyber security(2),government(2)

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Nasty mobile banking Trojan gets ransomware features, starts targeting U.S. usersLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

An Android Trojan program originally designed to steal mobile banking credentials from Russian users was recently retrofitted with ransomware functionality and has started infecting users in the U.S., using photos of its victims to intimidate them into paying a fictitious FBI fine.Known as Svpeng, t... Read more

Source: www.pcworld.com

Top found tags: Kaspersky Lab(4),telecom sector(12),financial sector(20)

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Metasploit now includes module to exploit CVE-2014-0195 (OpenSSL DTLS Fragment Vuln.)Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Date published: 12-06-2014

The latest release of Metasploit released today includes a module to ease exploitation of CVE-2014-0195. This vulnerability in the DTLS implementation of OpenSSL was patch last week and didn\'t get the attention the MitM vulnerability got that was patched at the same time. It is absolutely critical ... Read more

Source: isc.sans.edu

Top found tags: SSL (1),vulnerability(1),cyber security(2)

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Are you allowing that app to sneak into your photos?Location: McAfee - Santa Clara, United States
Date published: http://www.ciol.com/ciol/news/216068/are-allowing-app-sneak-photos

Today privacy-invading apps dominate the landscape, some containing malware, and many leveraging ad libraries to target unsuspecting app users, McAfee warnsNews... Read more

Source: 12-06-2014 | www.ciol.com

Top found tags: McAfee(1),privacy(1),cyber security(2)

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New Ruling Shows the NSA Can Legally Justify Its Phone Spying AnymoreLocation: Smith, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals said no this week to tracking your movements using data from your cell phone without a warrant when it declared that this information is constitutionally protected. The case, United States v. Davis , is important not only because it provides substantive and proc... Read more

Source: wired.com

Top found tags: United States(6),government(8),telecom sector(8)

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Microsoft Privacy Policy Promises No Targeted AdvertisementsLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

In a series of revisions to its services agreement, Microsoft says it will not scan the contents of its users\ files nor will it monitor their communications in order to target advertising based on perceived customer interests. The move is a dramatic one when contrasted with many of the Redmond, ... Read more

Source: threatpost.com

Top found tags: Google(2),social media(2),telecom sector(2)

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Microsoft says user content won't be used for targeted advertisingLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

[microsoft-]Microsoft has announced several changes to its Microsoft Services Agreement (MSA), and the most important one is that they have now put in writing that they are not using "people s documents, photos or other personal files or what they say in email, chat, video calls or voice mail to tar... Read more

Source: net-security.org

Top found tags: Windows(1),cyber security(2),Microsoft(2)

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Android\'s New App Permissions Setup Raises Red FlagsLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Android App Permissions Changes Made by Google Criticized by Security Experts Google has recently made changes to the way permissions for Android applications are displayed, but experts warn that the modifications make automatic updating of mobile applications riskier than before. Under the new form... Read more

Source: securityweek.com

Top found tags: Google Play(2),update(2),telecom sector(4)

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Stolen USB Drive Exposes 33,702 Calif. Patients\' DataLocation: St. Joseph, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

The Press Democrat reports that a thumb drive containing almost 33,702 patients\' health records was stolen last week from a "zipped container" inside an unlocked locker at a former Redwood Regional Medical Group imaging center in Santa Rosa, Calif. (h/t PHIprivacy.net). The drive contained informat... Read more

Source: www.esecurityplanet.com

Top found tags: cyber security(4),health sector(4),medical sector(4)

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ICS-CERT Warns of Highway Sign Security VulnerabilityLocation: San Francisco, California, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security\'s Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) is warning of a password vulnerability affecting Daktronics\' configuration software for highway signs. While an initial report contended that the software\'s passwords were hardcoded, Dak... Read more

Source: www.esecurityplanet.com

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

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English data breach and identity theft related news

Facebook Set to Let Users Edit Own Advertising InfoLocation: Facebook - Menlo Park, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

Facebook announced today it will soon be rolling out a new feature to give users more control when it comes to the types of advertisements they see on the site. If users are tired of getting barraged with ads for shoes, video games or discount plane tickets, they\ll not only be able to stop the a... Read more

Source: threatpost.com

Top found tags: social media(4),government(5),United States(6)

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Stolen thumb drive contained five years of data on nearly 34K Calif. patientsLocation: Redwood, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

Nearly 34,000 patients who received X-ray services at California-based Redwood Regional Medical Group are being notified that their personal information was on a thumb drive that was stolen from an employee\'s locker. How many victims? 33,702. What type of personal information? Names, dates of birth... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: health sector(2),identity theft(2),medical sector(2)

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World Cup travelers: beware of unencrypted Brazilian Wi-Fi netsLocation: Brasilia-Federal District, Brazil
Date published: 12-06-2014

The last thing World Cup travelers are probably thinking about is secure internet access in the tournament\'s host city, So Paulo, Brazil. But they should be. New Kaspersky Lab research suggests that up to 26 percent of So Paulo\'s Wi-Fi networks are unencrypted. Plus, a majority of the networks... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: antivirus(2),data breach(2),Kaspersky Lab(4)

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U.S. indicts Romanian for crimes of hacker \'Guccifer\'Location: Bucharest, Romania
Date published: 13-06-2014

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Romanian citizen has been indicted by a U.S. federal grand jury on charges that he, as the hacker "Guccifer," posted data stolen from email and social media accounts of U.S. celebrities and politicians, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday. Marcel Lazar Lehel, a former t... Read more

Source: reuters.com

Top found tags: social media(2),Department of Justice(3),United States(4)

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Indictment Over Hacking of Bush Family EmailsLocation: Bucharest, Romania
Date published: 13-06-2014

WASHINGTON - A Romanian using the online moniker "Guccifer" was indicted Thursday on US charges of hacking into email accounts of high-profile people including family of former presidents George H.W. and George W. Bush. Marcel Lehel Lazar, 42, is accused of wire fraud, unauthorized access to a prote... Read more

Source: securityweek.com

Top found tags: website(1),identity theft(2),social media(2)

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Last Chance to Learn, Earn and Win!Location: McAfee - Santa Clara, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

You can still Learn, Earn, and win with McAfee, but you have to act fast! There are just a couple of weeks left before our 2014 Partner Virtual Sales Kickoff (VSKO) and Certify Early promotion end on June 30. What is Partner VSKO? It\s our annual learning event developed exclusively for you, in... Read more

Source: blogs.mcafee.com

Top found tags: social media(2),United States(2),cybercrime(6)

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Immigration data breach caused by human error: KPMGLocation: KPMG - Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Date published: 13-06-2014

Protection\'s website by mistake, KPMG has found. In February, the full names, nationalities, locations, arrival dates, and boat arrival information of nearly 10,000 asylum seekers housed both on the Australian mainland and Christmas Island was accidentally published online by the department, and wa... Read more

Source: www.zdnet.com

Top found tags: data breach(2),government(2),update(2)

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P.F. Chang\'s Confirms Payment Card Breach: Reverts to Imprinting DevicesLocation: Beijing, China
Date published: 13-06-2014

PF Chang\'s Data Breach After saying earlier this week that it was investigating reports of a data breach related to payment cards used at its locations, P.F. Chang\'s China Bistro confirmed on Thursday that credit and debit card data has been stolen from some of its restaurants. Interestingly, the ... Read more

Source: securityweek.com

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

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Life after the Target Data breachLocation: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

The other day I noticed reference to a recent Reuters article which reported that \"Some of the largest U.S. companies are looking to hire cybersecurity experts in newly elevated positions and bring technologists on to their boards\" as opposed to CISOs reporting in to the CIO. The article went on t... Read more

Source: www.csoonline.com

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

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Jersey City school district probing apparent data breach involving students\' personal infoLocation: Jersey City, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

The Jersey City school district is investigating how a Sherman Avenue charter school obtained personal information about district students, data that parents believe the charter school used to mail the students and their parents registration forms last month.Schools Superintendent Marcia V. Lyles re... Read more

Source: www.nj.com

Top found tags: cyber security(2),data breach(2),telecom sector(4)

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Mobile security risks and challengesLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Nat Kausik, the CEO at Bitglass, offers advice to organizations moving to an increasingly mobile workforce and discusses the most common mobile security pitfalls. Some consider mobile security to be an oxymoron. What do you think? If employees were prohibited from accessing corporate data, there wou... Read more

Source: net-security.org

Top found tags: cyber security(4),mobile device(4),telecom sector(10)

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Nigerian Admits Hacking Scheme Targeting Government EmployeesLocation: New Jersey, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

A Nigerian man has admitted being part of a computer hacking and identity theft scheme that targeted a number of United States government agencies, New Jersey authorities announced this week. According to the FBI, 30-year-old Abiodun Adejohn and his conspirators sent fraudulent emails to the employe... Read more

Source: securityweek.com

Top found tags: Nigeria(3),United States(4),government(5)

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G-Cloud\s new security classification scheme blasted by major supplierLocation: Cloud, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

G-Cloud\s new security classification scheme blasted by major supplier. G-Cloud has received more stinging criticism with one accredited supplier attacking new security rules and warning that the update guidelines could result in data breaches as well as a drop off in G-Cloud\s popularity. Rel... Read more

Source: itproportal.com

Top found tags: data breach(2),update(2),government(3)

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Other English news

Inside Edward Snowden\s Life as a RobotLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

Snowden appears via Beam bot in the ACLU\s New York offices with (from left) journalist Laura Poitras, Freedom of the Press Foundation director Trevor Timm Foundation Since he first became a household name a year ago, Edward Snowden has been a modern Max Headroom, appearing only as a face on a sc... Read more

Source: wired.com

Top found tags: United States(2),government(3),telecom sector(8)

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ACLU Sues After Illinois Mayor Has Cops Raid Guy Parodying Him on TwitterLocation: Illinois, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

Countless parody Twitter accounts have been created over the years British Petroleum, Mark Zuckerberg, the NSA, the Queen of England and even God. In each case, the target of the account either did nothing in response or simply requested that the owner of the account clearly label it a fake. Not... Read more

Source: wired.com

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

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LG\'s new G Pad tablets boast smarter keyboard, tap-based securityLocation: LG HQ - Seoul, Korea
Date published: 12-06-2014

LG is launching three new Android tablets with features borrowed from its smartphone lineup. On Thursday, the company debuted the 7-inch G Pad 7.0, the 8-inch G Pad 8.0, and the 10.1-inch G Pad 10.1. The 7-inch model is set to launch in Europe this week, while its larger siblings will roll out to Eu... Read more

Source: cnet.com.ortal.com

Top found tags: smartphone(2),update(2),telecom sector(8)

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SafeNet Launches High-Speed Network Encryption AppliancesLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

SafeNet CN 6040 SafeNet has launched a new suite of high-speed encryption (HSE) solutions designed to help organizations protect sensitive data moving across corporate networks and data centers, the company announced on Tuesday. According to SafeNet, the new solutions are ideal for both enterprises ... Read more

Source: securityweek.com

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

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The Feds Are Auctioning a Small Fortune in Silk Road BitcoinsLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

The Bitcoin world has been waiting for more than six months to see where the millions in cryptocash seized from the Silk Road black market for drugs would end up. Now that fortune is about to be sold off, like so many mafiosos\ cars or drug dealers\ bling, to the highest bidder. On Thursday th... Read more

Source: wired.com

Top found tags: Department of Justice(3),United States(4),government(6)

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Security Vendor Protects Java Apps at Runtime With New TechnologyLocation: Oracle - Redwood City, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

A new security company is pushing a product that monitors, detects and blocks threats from inside the Java Virtual Machine (JVM). Headquartered in Dublin, Waratek pulled the covers away from its Java Application Security (JAS) product earlier this week. The idea behind Waratek JAS is to serve as a s... Read more

Source: securityweek.com

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

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Linksys launches Pro Series Wireless Access PointLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Linksys announced the first Pro Series Wi-Fi access point with the launch of the Wireless-AC Dual Band Access Point (LAPAC1750PRO). The new Pro Series access point offers advanced features to equip SMBs with more management capabilities and better performance at an affordable price point. [Linksys_P... Read more

Source: net-security.org

Top found tags: authentication(1),EN(1),Linksys(1)

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TweetDeck fixes glaring XSS vulnerabilityLocation: Twitter - San Francisco, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

TweetDeck fixes glaring XSS vulnerability. Twitter has patched up a security flaw in TweetDeck, an XSS cross-site scripting vulnerability which allowed an attacker to remotely execute Javascript code. And when the vulnerability came to light yesterday, it was certainly used, with many thousands of u... Read more

Source: itproportal.com

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

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CIA rendition jet was waiting in Europe to SNATCH SNOWDENLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

As the whistleblowing NSA sysadmin Edward Snowden made his dramatic escape to Russia a year ago, a secret US government jet - previously employed in CIA "rendition" flights on which terror suspects disappeared into invisible "black" imprisonment - flew into Europe in a bid to spirit him back to Amer... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

Top found tags: airport(4),airport sector(4),government(4)

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Hacker claims PayPal loophole generates FREE MONEYLocation: PayPal HQ - San Jose, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

A PayPal loophole can be exploited to earn free cash according to a convicted former NASA hacker turned white hat. Fraudsters can double their money, says Razvan Cernaianu, by funnelling cash into a mule account before filing for a transaction refund. To pull off the rort* a fraudster needs three Pa... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

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

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Restaurant chain uses CARBON PAPER to fight credit card hackLocation: Beijing, China
Date published: 13-06-2014

Chinese restaurant chain P.F. Chang\'s China Bistro has resorted to mechanical credit card imprint-capture machines after credit and debit card information was stolen from some of its 200+ restaurants. The company says that last Tuesday, June 10th, \P.F. Chang\'s learned of a security compromise\... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

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

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US Marshals seek buyer for Silk Road\'s BitcoinLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

The U.S. Marshals Service is seeking a buyer for 29,656.51306529 Bitcoin it says once esided on Silk Road servers.\ Bitcoin exchange Preev.com says that translates into about $US17.65m at the time of writing. The Marshals\' notice about the Bitcoin is framed as a chance to \submit a bid f... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

Top found tags: financial sector(2),United States(2),government(3)

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Oz refugee data leak a SNAFU, says KPMG reportLocation: KPMG - Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Date published: 13-06-2014

Australia\'s Department of Immigration and Border Protection needs to tighten up its publishing processes to prevent repeats of a January incident that saw personal details of 10,000 asylum seekers placed on the Web for all to see. Asylum seekers are a very controversial issue in Australia, especial... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

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

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Israel develops wireless-malware-injection-by-smartmobe toolLocation: Tel Aviv, Israel
Date published: 12-06-2014

It\'s not the next Daniel Suarez plot; Israeli academics have developed software they say can use your mobile phone to detect electrical impulses, and foist malware to computers physically disconnected from any internet facing network. Ben Gurion University professor Yuval Elovici told The Times of ... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

Top found tags: government(3),United States(4),telecom sector(8)

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Protect Your Cards from Multiple Kinds of SkimmersLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

PIN may sometimes stand for pilfered identification number if a hacker gets yours. And its easier than ever for thieves to get your PIN from an ATM, coming up with clever ways to beat security technology.The primitive way to get your card number is to manually place a phony card reader over... Read more

Source: www.huffingtonpost.com

Top found tags: credit card(2),financial sector(6),telecom sector(8)

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Sarasota deputies charge 2 men with credit card fraud after Walmart bust June 12, 2014 Updated 8 hours agoLocation: Sarasota, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

SARASOTA Two Orlando men were arrested after trying to use cloned credit cards to attempt to buy pricey electronics and gift cards at a Sarasota Walmart store, according to the Sarasota County Sheriffs Office.Ralph Brutus and Jeff Nezius, both 24, were arrested at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.A deputy... Read more

Source: www.bradenton.com

Top found tags: financial sector(2),mobile device(2),telecom sector(2)

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Does iOS malware actually exist?Location: Apple HQ - Cupertino, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

store, you are more likely to win Powerball than to be hit by iOS malware. But to make that "strictly speaking" point, FortiGuard Labs\'s Axelle Apvrille ("the Crypto Girl") felt it necessary to list all the iOS malware on record all 11 instances, eight of which work only on jailbroken phones. I... Read more

Source: www.zdnet.com

Top found tags: mobile device(2),Fortinet(3),telecom sector(6)

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Use your own encryption keys for Amazon S3 storageLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Amazon Web Services has some good news for users of S3, its popular online file storage web service: they can now use their own encryption keys to protect their data at rest. "As the number of use cases for S3 has grown, so have the requests for additional ways to protect data in motion (as it trave... Read more

Source: net-security.org

Top found tags: EN(1),Java(1),Ruby(1)

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US Government to auction over $17m of Silk Road bitcoinsLocation: Ross, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

US Government to auction over $17m of Silk Road bitcoins. This week, the United States Marshals Service (USMS) announced that it would be auctioning more than 29,600 bitcoins that were seized in the Silk Road closure last year. The coins, which have an estimated value of over $17.5 million (10.3 m... Read more

Source: itproportal.com

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

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Hacker discovers "license to print money" on PayPalLocation: PayPal HQ - San Jose, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

PaulMCCooper. Hacker discovers "license to print money" on PayPal A former hacker once convicted for hacking into NASA and the Pentagon claims to have found a way to reliably double your money by exploiting a loophole in PayPal\'s system. Razvan Cernaianu, who goes by the nickname TinKode, claims sc... Read more

Source: itproportal.com

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

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Latest casualties of Iraq fighting: Facebook and TwitterLocation: Twitter - San Francisco, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Iraqis appear to have been blocked from using Twitter and Facebook after the Islamist insurgent group ISIS, now in control of much of the country, thanked Allah for social networking. Known for using extreme violence in its bid to set up a medieval Islamic state on the borders of Iraq and Syria, ISI... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

Top found tags: update(2),telecom sector(4),social media(6)

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Dutch cybercrime related news

\Sous les Jupes des Filles\ il y a des ArnaquesLocation: Page, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

Comme souvent avec lrrive des beaux jours,lctualit cinmatographique en France est richeet les comdies franaises cartonnent en salle. En parallle, la recherche de ces films en tlchargement illgal ou en vision streaming est un jeu dangereux que nombre d\internautes s... Read more

Source: blogs.mcafee.com

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

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Restaurantketen VS gebruikt imprinter na cyberinbraakLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

De Amerikaanse restaurantketen P.F. Chang\'s heeft het eerdere nieuws bevestigd dat cybercriminelen inderdaad toegang tot de creditcardgegevens van klanten hebben gekregen. Hoe de aanvallers toegang wisten te krijgen en hoeveel klanten door de aanval zijn getroffen laat de keten niet weten. Wel meld... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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Microsoft: gebruikers moeten IE en Java updatenLocation: Oracle - Redwood City, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Het updaten van software is een belangrijke beveiligingsmaatregel en dat geldt met name voor Internet Explorer en Java, aldus Microsoft. De softwaregigant roept internetgebruikers opnieuw op om deze twee pakketten up-to-date te houden en waar mogelijk te upgraden naar de meest recente versie. Uit ci... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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VS klaagt Roemeen aan wegens inbreken op e-mailaccountsLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

De Amerikaanse autoriteiten hebben een Roemeense man aangeklaagd wegens het inbreken op e-mailaccounts van verschillende personen, waaronder familieleden van George W. Bush, een voormalige adviseur van de Amerikaanse president en een voormalige Amerikaanse generaal. Het gaat om Marcel Lazar Lehel, o... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: NL(1),identity theft(2),United States(6)

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Malware stopt virusscanner via Windows-beveiligingsfeatureLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Een beveiligingsfeature in Windows die gebruikers juist moet beschermen wordt door malware gebruikt om een groot aantal virusscanners en beveiligingspakketten uit te schakelen. Het gaat om de Vawtrak-malware die allerlei gegevens op computers steelt, onder andere om met internetbankieren te fraudere... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: online banking(2),Trend Micro(2),financial sector(4)

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Facebook nog steeds grootste doelwit voor hackersLocation: Facebook - Menlo Park, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Facebook blijft het favoriete doelwit voor cybercriminelen die gespecialiseerd zijn in het stelen van sociale netwerkaccounts. Dit blijkt uit statistieken van Kaspersky Lab. In het eerste kwartaal van 2014 waren nepsites die Facebook imiteerden goed voor 10,85% van alle gevallen waarbij de heuristis... Read more

Source: www.automatiseringgids.nl

Top found tags: social media(2),Kaspersky Lab(4),cybercrime(7)

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Anonymous opent DDoS-aanvallen op WK-websitesLocation: Brasilia-Federal District, Brazil
Date published: 13-06-2014

Samenvatting:Anonymous is ontevreden over de FIFA en de organisatie van het WK in Brazili. Daarom opent de groep hackers de aanval op websites die gerelateerd zijn aan het mondiale voetbaltoernooi.Diverse websites die te maken hebben met het wereldkampioenschap voetbal in Brazili zijn donderdagm... Read more

Source: www.zdnet.be

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

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AKAMAI: \'KIJK UIT VOOR DE ZEER GEAVANCEERD ZEUS MALWARE\'Location: Akamai - Boston, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

Akamai Technologies waarschuwt multinationals voor de Zeus malware. Zeus is een zeer uitgebreide vorm van malware die recentelijk is gebruikt voor een reeks cyberaanvallen op Fortune 500-bedrijven. De malware is moeilijk te detecteren, eenvoudig te gebruiken en daarnaast zeer flexibel.\"Het Zeus fra... Read more

Source: www.executive-people.nl

Top found tags: financial sector(2),telecom sector(6),cybercrime(10)

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Chrome-app controleert patches groot aantal CMS\'enLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 13-06-2014

Dagelijks worden tal van websites door cybercriminelen overgenomen omdat de beheerder het achterliggende contentmanagementsysteem (CMS) niet heeft gepatcht, maar een nieuwe app voor Google Chrome moet daar verandering in brengen. De app heet "Up to Date?" en kan automatisch van een groot aantal CMS\... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: patch(2),telecom sector(2),update(2)

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Amerikaans ministerie financiert Nederlands cyberonderzoekLocation: University of California - San Diego, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Het Amerikaanse Ministerie van Homeland Security financiert samen met het Nederlandse ministerie van Veiligheid en Justitie en NWO drie cybersecurity-onderzoeksprojecten met Nederlandse en Amerikaanse wetenschappers. In totaal is er 1,3 miljoen euro aan financiering toegekend. En van de projecten ... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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Anti-virusbedrijf adviseert BitLocker als TrueCrypt-alternatiefLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Gebruikers van het encryptieprogramma TrueCrypt doen er verstandig aan om op Microsoft BitLocker over te stappen als ze hun systeem en gegevens willen blijven versleutelen, zo adviseert het Britse anti-virusbedrijf Sophos. Reden voor het advies is het einde van de ondersteuning van TrueCrypt. Eind m... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: cybercrime(2),United Kingdom(2),United States(2)

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Dutch cyber security related news

Skype en Google Maps lekten onbedoeld privgegevensLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Microsoft en Google hebben lekken in respectievelijk Skype en Google Maps gepatcht waardoor er onbedoeld allerlei privgegevens van gebruikers lekten. De lekken kwamen aan het licht tijdens een onderzoek van website Ars Technica en de Amerikaanse National Public Radio (NPR). Voor het onderzoek werd... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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Upload je foto direct naar de NSA-database!Location: New York, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Upload je foto nu direct in de de NSA-database! Sympathisanten van klokkenluider Edward Snowden maken het de veiligheidsdiensten wel erg gemakkelijk. De website Couragefound.org, dat fondsen werft voor de juridische steun aan klokkenluiders, zoekt steun voor Edward Snowden. De NSA-klokkenluider heef... Read more

Source: webwereld.nl

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

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Opera gaat stilletjes wachtwoorden andere browser importerenLocation: Opera Software - Oslo, Norway
Date published: https://www.security.nl/posting/391341/Opera+gaat+stilletjes+wachtwoorden+andere+browser+importeren?channel

Om ervoor te zorgen dat nieuwe gebruikers van de Noorse browser Opera gemakkelijker de overstap kunnen maken, zijn de ontwikkelaars van plan om straks stilletjes wachtwoorden, bookmarks, cookies en de surfgeschiedenis van de huidige browser op de computer te importeren. Zodra Opera voor het eerst wo... Read more

Source: 11-06-2014|www.security.nl

Top found tags: Microsoft(1),NL(1),Windows(1)

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Opera gaat stilletjes wachtwoorden andere browser importerenLocation: Opera Software - Oslo, Norway
Date published: https://www.security.nl/posting/391341/Opera+gaat+stilletjes+wachtwoorden+andere+browser+importeren?channel

Om ervoor te zorgen dat nieuwe gebruikers van de Noorse browser Opera gemakkelijker de overstap kunnen maken, zijn de ontwikkelaars van plan om straks stilletjes wachtwoorden, bookmarks, cookies en de surfgeschiedenis van de huidige browser op de computer te importeren. Zodra Opera voor het eerst wo... Read more

Source: 11-06-2014|www.security.nl

Top found tags: Microsoft(1),NL(1),Windows(1)

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Onderzoek: 49% servers bevat afluisterlek in OpenSSLLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 13-06-2014

Zo\'n 49% van de servers is kwetsbaar voor een lek in OpenSSL waardoor een aanvaller de verbinding tussen server en gebruikers kan afluisteren, zo melden onderzoekers van Qualys. Het beveiligingsbedrijf deed onderzoek naar de uitrol van een patch voor OpenSSL die vorige week verscheen. OpenSSL wordt... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: update (1),patch(2),update(2)

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Kwetsbaarheid in PayPal zou geld fraudeurs verdubbelenLocation: PayPal HQ - San Jose, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Een Roemeense beveiligingsonderzoeker claimt een kwetsbaarheid in de online betaaldienst PayPal te hebben ontdekt waardoor fraudeurs eenvoudig hun geld kunnen verdubbelen met medewerking van PayPal zelf. Het probleem wordt veroorzaakt door de chargebackfunctie. Kopers kunnen via deze functie hun gel... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: research(1),vulnerability(1),financial sector(2)

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Opera gaat stilletjes wachtwoorden andere browser importerenLocation: Opera Software - Oslo, Norway
Date published: 11-06-2014

Om ervoor te zorgen dat nieuwe gebruikers van de Noorse browser Opera gemakkelijker de overstap kunnen maken, zijn de ontwikkelaars van plan om straks stilletjes wachtwoorden, bookmarks, cookies en de surfgeschiedenis van de huidige browser op de computer te importeren. Zodra Opera voor het eerst wo... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: Microsoft(1),NL(1),Windows(1)

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Amerikaanse overheid zoekt kopers voor Silk Road-bitcoinsLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

De Amerikaanse overheid gaat de bijna 30.000 bitcoin die in beslag is genomen bij het neerhalen van de Silk Road-marktplaats voor drugs, aan het einde van juni veilen. De bitcoins hebben een actuele waarde van omgerekend 13 miljoen euro. Silk RoadHet gaat om in totaal 29.656,5130652 bitcoins die wor... Read more

Source: tweakers.net

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

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Handjevol iPhone-malware vooral risico voor jailbreakersLocation: Apple HQ - Cupertino, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Onlangs haalde Apple-baas Tim Cook nog uit naar het Android-platform vanwege alle verschillende versies en kwetsbaarheden, waardoor Google\'s mobiele besturingssysteem de "malware markt" zou domineren. iOS is echter ook niet immuun, zo stelt een onderzoekster van IT-beveiliger Fortinet. Geprikkeld d... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: mobile device(2),telecom sector(2),United Kingdom(2)

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Universiteit wijst onderzoekers op encryptie na overstap GmailLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Onderzoekers aan de Faculteit Wiskunde en Natuurwetenschappen (FWN) van de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (RUG) die willen dat hun e-mailcommunicatie geheim blijft nu ze verplicht met Gmail moeten werken, moeten maar encryptie gebruiken, zo heeft de universiteit laten weten. Onlangs werd bekend dat de ... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: NL(1),research(1),cyber espionage(2)

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Britse minister: onthullingen Snowden schaden veiligheidLocation: London,United Kingdom
Date published: 13-06-2014

De onthullingen door klokkenluider Edward Snowden hebben de mogelijkheden van Groot-Brittanni om terroristen en criminele bendes te volgen ernstig geschaad, zo waarschuwt Theresa May, de Britse minister van Binnenlandse Zaken. Criminelen en terroristen zouden nu lastiger zijn af te luisteren. Volg... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: United Kingdom(4),government(5),Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations(7)

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Dutch advisories

Kwetsbaarheid verholpen in sendmailLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 13-06-2014

Samenvatting: FreeBSD heeft een kwetsbaarheid verholpen voor alle versies van FreeBSD die de kwetsbaarheid verhelpen. Gevolgen: Door een kwetsbaarheid in sendmail kan een kwaadwillende toegang krijgen tot alle open bestanden van het sendmail hoofdproces. Beschrijving: Een programmeerfout in sendmail... Read more

Source: www.ncsc.nl

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

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Debian verhelpt kwetsbaarheid in aptLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 13-06-2014

Samenvatting: Debian heeft een update uitgebracht voor Debian 7 die de kwetsbaarheid in apt verhelpt. Gevolgen: Een kwaadwillende kan mogelijk een malafide source package geinstalleerd krijgen op het kwetsbare systeem. Beschrijving: Door een kwetsbaarheid in apt wordt niet in alle gevallen de bron v... Read more

Source: www.ncsc.nl

Top found tags: update (1),vulnerability(1),update(2)

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