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CIC News for 14-06-2014 contains 26 articles: cybercrime(9),cyber security(8),data breach(3),other(6)

CIC News update contains 19 English and 7 Dutch articles for today.
There are 0 published advisories, 0 are English and 0 are Dutch.
In today's English news articles:
- 4 related to cybercrime
- 8 related to cyber security
- 3 related to data breach and identity theft
- 4 for the category other news

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

Have fun reading.

English cybercrime related news

Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit aims to stop unknown threats to WindowsLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Zero-day attacks are a nightmare for businesses that use Windows because, by definition, there is no patch to prevent them, and traditional anti-virus programs may not have signatures to identify them. Some anti-virus companies have used approaches based on heuristics identifying virus-like beha... Read more

Source: www.zdnet.com

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

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Undetected malware concerns two-thirds of small business owners, survey findsLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

The biggest security concern for small businesses is undetected malware, according to a survey conducted by CSID and Research Now of 505 owners of U.S. companies with one to 99 employees. Nearly two-thirds, 63 percent, of those surveyed agreed that undetected malware is a security concern, a... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

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

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Project Galileo protects journalists from DDoS attacksLocation: Cloud, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

A new project from CloudFlare, a website protection service, is hoping to better protect public interest websites from distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. In its new initiative, dubbed Project Galileo, CloudFlare will identity deserving websites and offer its DDoS protection services to th... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

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

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Cell phone used to infect systems, steal data, without internet connectionLocation: Tel Aviv, Israel
Date published: 13-06-2014

A compromised cell phone and a technique called "air-gap network hacking" enabled researchers with Ben Gurion University in Israel to remotely access all sorts of computer data from anywhere in the world even without an internet connection. It begins with infecting a mobile phone with malware, w... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

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

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English cyber security related news

Scans Quantify Vulnerable OpenSSL ServersLocation: Day, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Certain mitigating factors made the recent OpenSSL man-in-the-middle vulnerability a notch or two below Heartbleed in terms of criticality. With that in consideration, it\s probably no surprise that patching levels for CVE-2014-0224 aren as high out of the gate as they were for Heartbleed. I... Read more

Source: threatpost.com

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

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Former Microsoft Worker Sent to Prison for Theft of Trade SecretsLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

A former Microsoft employee who admitted leaking Windows 8 and other software products to a French blogger, was sentenced on Tuesday to three months in prison. Russian national Alex Kibkalo pleaded guilty to one count of theft of trade secrets back in March, when he agreed to a three-month prison se... Read more

Source: securityweek.com

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

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TweetDeck Takedown: What Really Happened?Location: Twitter - San Francisco, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

TweetDeck, a social media dashboard app owned by Twitter, was briefly taken offline Wednesday morning following a cyber attack. Thankfully, it doesn appear that any user data was stolen, but many users did have their Twitter accounts temporarily hijacked, resulting in tweets sent against their ... Read more

Source: blogs.mcafee.com

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

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Teen arrested and charged for Bell Canada hackLocation: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date published: 13-06-2014

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has arrested a teenage for allegedly hacking into the system of a third-party supplier of Bell Canada, accessing customer data, and posting it online. The young man, who cannot be identified because of his age, was arrested Friday at his residence in Bagotville, Que... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

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

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Android \'SMS Stealer\' hides in World Cup-themed appsLocation: Trend Micro - Cupertino, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Researchers find Android security issue in app permissions protocol SMS Stealer allows saboteurs to execute a myriad of malicious feats. At the height of buzz surrounding the international soccer tournament, mobile users are being tricked into downloading World Cup-themed malicious apps. On Thursday... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

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

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Blame WWI, not Bin Laden, for NSA\'s post-9/11 intel suckLocation: Bureau, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Edward Snowden anniversary week You might think the dragnet surveillance tactics employed by the National Security Agency (NSA) detailed by inside man Edward Snowden were born in the aftermath of Osama Bin Laden\'s 9/11 attacks on the twin towers in New York City and CIA building in Washington DC. Y... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

Top found tags: telecom sector(4),United States(8),government(10)

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Transforming the web into a HTTPA \'database\'Location: Lee, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

"inadvertent misuse" of data by people authorized to access it. oshani-seneviratneTim Berners-Lee, Oshani Seneviratne, and Lalana Kaga. Photo: Bryce Vickmark. Believing the solution to data misuse or leakage may be more transparency rather than increased obscurity, HTTPA will automatically monitor t... Read more

Source: www.zdnet.com

Top found tags: cyber security(2),education(2),financial sector(2)

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Warrant Needed to Identify Internet Users: Canada Top CourtLocation: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date published: 14-06-2014

OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada ruled Friday that police must obtain a warrant to access basic information on Internet users, affirming online anonymity as a privacy right. The unanimous 8-0 decision in the case of a Saskatchewan man accused of possessing child pornography on his computer could... Read more

Source: securityweek.com

Top found tags: child pornography(4),government(4),telecom sector(4)

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English data breach and identity theft related news

ICYMI: DDoS tactics, privacy demands and prying on company acquisitionsLocation: Beijing, China
Date published: 13-06-2014

A spate of DDoS attacks against cloud services Evernote and Feedly is the talk of this week\'s In Case You Missed It column. ICYMI: DDoS tactics, privacy demands and prying on company acquisitions ICYMI: DDoS tactics, privacy demands and prying on company acquisitions DDoS tactics are changing Distr... Read more

Source: www.scmagazineuk.com

Top found tags: cyber security(4),cybercrime(9),financial sector(10)

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After Romania sentencing, charges against \'Guccifer\' stack up in U.S.Location: New York, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Here are eight cyber crooks who got less prison time than Andrew Auernheimer Last Friday, the hacker was sentenced to prison in Romania for related crimes. After being sentenced to prison last week in a Romanian court, notorious hacker \Guccifer\ now faces an indictment by a federal grand jury... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: identity theft(2),social media(2),United States(2)

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P.F. Chang\'s investigates breach, shifts to manual payment card imprintingLocation: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

P.F. Chang\'s shifts to manual payment card imprinting as it investigates breach P.F. Chang\'s announced on Thursday that it was investigating a breach involving credit and debit cards. Following about two days of speculation, P.F. Chang\'s officially announced that it is investigating a breach invo... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: data breach(2),financial sector(2),United States(2)

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Other English news

Brazilian banks boost tech investmentLocation: Brasilia-Federal District, Brazil
Date published: 13-06-2014

Numbers released at an annual banking technology congress in So Paulo organized by the Brazilian Banking Federation (Febraban) last week suggest that in 2014, internet and mobile banking volumes will surpass traditional channels: In 2013, web and mobile already represented 47 percent of all bankin... Read more

Source: www.zdnet.com

Top found tags: framework(1),financial sector(2),social media(2)

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Iraq Blocks Social Media Amid Militant Drive: TechniciansLocation: Twitter - San Francisco, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

BAGHDAD - Iraq\'s communications ministry has ordered Internet and mobile companies to block social media websites and applications as militants drive towards Baghdad, technicians from two major service providers said Friday. The technicians said video-sharing site YouTube, social network site Faceb... Read more

Source: securityweek.com

Top found tags: WhatsApp(1),telecom sector(2),social media(6)

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Goal! Brands Score With World Cup CampaignsLocation: McDonald, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Back in January, I wrote a blog about some of my favorite Super Bowl ad campaigns (how can we forget Budweiser\s Puppy Love?!) Six months later, I\m taking a similar look at the ad campaigns that brands are launching around the World Cup, and this time around it is obvious that brands are seei... Read more

Source: blogs.mcafee.com

Top found tags: website(1),social media(2),telecom sector(4)

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AT&T: \'twas conniving contractors who nicked your infoLocation: AT&T HQ - Dallas, United States
Date published: 14-06-2014

AT&T is warning customers that their personal information might have been breached as part of a scheme to unlock and resell devices. The company said in a filing to the California Attorney General\'s office that employees at an unnamed service provider it works with had accessed the personal data of... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

Top found tags: ISP(1),legislation(1),report(1)

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English advisories

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Dutch cybercrime related news

Domino\'s Pizza afgeperst na diefstal klantgegevensLocation: Brussel, Belgium
Date published: 13-06-2014

Cybercriminelen hebben de Franse en Belgische tak van pizzaketen Domino\'s Pizza afgeperst nadat ze de gegevens van 650.000 klanten in handen wisten te krijgen. Het gaat om gegevens van 592.000 Franse en 58.000 Belgische klanten. De gestolen data bestaan uit naam, wachtwoord, e-mailadres, adresgegev... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: NL(1),website(1),cybercrime(2)

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\'Hackers maken gegevens 650.000 Domino\'s Pizza-klanten openbaar\' - updateLocation: Brussel, Belgium
Date published: 13-06-2014

Hackers hebben naar verluidt de gegevens van 650.000 klanten van Domino\'s Pizza buitgemaakt. Voor zover bekend gaat het alleen om Franse en Belgische klanten van de pizzaketen. De hackers eisen voor maandag 30.000 euro, anders maken zij de gegevens openbaar. De hackers opereren onder de schuilnaam ... Read more

Source: tweakers.net

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

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Botnet van NAS-boxen levert cybercrimineel half miljoen opLocation: Dell HQ - Round Rock, United States
Date published: 14-06-2014

Bij botnets denken de meeste mensen aan computers, maar onderzoekers van Dell SecureWorks hebben een botnet ontdekt dat uit NAS (Network Attached Storage) -boxen van fabrikant Synology bestaat en wordt ingezet voor het delven van de digitale valuta Dogecoin. Begin dit jaar klaagden verschillende geb... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: research(1),vulnerability(1),cybercrime(3)

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Nieuwe ransomware schakelt dvd-speler uitLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 14-06-2014

Onderzoekers hebben een nieuwe opmerkelijke ransomware-variant ontdekt die zich in een veelgebruikt Windowsbestand verbergt en de dvd- of cd-romspeler uitschakelt om verwijdering via een opstart-cd te voorkomen. Het gaat om een variant van de zogeheten "Department of Justice" ransomware. Deze ransom... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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Canadese tiener opgepakt na publicatie gestolen klantgegevensLocation: Toronto, Canada
Date published: 14-06-2014

De Canadese politie heeft een tiener opgepakt en aangeklaagd wegens een inbraak bij een partner van de Canadese internetprovider Bell Canada, waardoor uiteindelijk de gegevens van meer dan 22.000 klanten online verschenen. Het ging om kleinzakelijke klanten van de provider, meldt Global News. De ges... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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Dutch cyber security related news

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Other Dutch news

Gratis DDoS-bescherming voor activisten en journalistenLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 14-06-2014

De websites van journalisten en activisten alsmede sites die zich met burgerrechten en vrijheid van meningsuiting bezighouden kunnen voortaan van gratis DDoS-bescherming gebruik maken om te voorkomen dat ze via DDoS-aanvallen uit de lucht worden gehaald. Het komt nog altijd regelmatig voor dat in be... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: website(1),government(2),The Netherlands(2)

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Ex-directeur Symantec aangeklaagd wegens verduisteringLocation: Symantec HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 14-06-2014

Een voormalig marketingdirecteur van Symantec is aangeklaagd omdat ze meer dan 1,34 miljoen dollar bij het beveiligingsbedrijf zou hebben verduisterd, zo meldt de FBI. Volgens de aanklacht deed Lena Jacobs Coombs allemaal persoonlijke en ongeautoriseerde uitgaven met de bedrijfscreditcards. Vervolge... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: NL(1),report(1),Symantec(1)

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Dutch advisories

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