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CIC News for 16-06-2014 contains 81 articles: cybercrime(32),cyber security(20),data breach(16),other(13)

CIC News update contains 65 English and 16 Dutch articles for today.
There are 2 published advisories, 0 are English and 2 are Dutch.
In today's English news articles:
- 25 related to cybercrime
- 20 related to cyber security
- 16 related to data breach and identity theft
- 4 for the category other news

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

Have fun reading.

English cybercrime related news

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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Norwegian nabbed on child porn chargesLocation: Rich, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

A NORWEGIAN national allegedly pretending to be a filmmaker to be able to recruit minor victims to pose naked in exchange for money was arrested by operatives of the Philippine National Police - Anti-cyber Crime Group (PNP-ACG) in Olongapo City on Thursday.Senior Superintendent Gilbert Sosa, PNP-ACG... Read more

Source: www.sunstar.com.ph

Top found tags: child pornography(4),telecom sector(4),cybercrime(5)

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Indiana man found guilty of attempting to sexually exploit a Lawrence teenLocation: Williamson, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

On Wednesday, a federal jury found a 37-year-old Indiana man guilty on several counts of using the Internet to attempt to sexually exploit a teenage girl from Lawrence.Brett Williamson of Ft. Wayne, Indiana was convicted on three counts of attempting to produce child pornography and three counts of ... Read more

Source: 6lawrence.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(3),pornography(3),child pornography(4)

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DOJ files first case under anti-cybercrime lawLocation: Branch, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

The Department of Justice, through the Las Pias City Prosecutor, has filed its first case under the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012.City Prosecutor Marylin Cynthia Luang recommended two counts of computer-related forgery to be filed against a certain Karla Martinez Ignacio.The Philippine Nationa... Read more

Source: www.solarnews.ph

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

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Gujarat Forensic Science University, eSF Labs jointly launch course in cyber securityLocation: Florida State University - Tallahassee, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat Forensic Science University (GFSU), established by the Government of Gujarat, has entered into an agreement with its recognized research center, eSF LABS, Hyderabad.As part of the agreement, GFSU has rolled out an M. Tech course in Cyber Security & Incident Response.Considering th... Read more

Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Top found tags: education(2),government(2),cybercrime(5)

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Anonymous Delivers DDoS to the 2014 World CupLocation: Brasilia-Federal District, Brazil
Date published: 13-06-2014

With an estimated viewing audience of over 3.2 billion globally, the 2014 World Cup draws a large amount of viewers to television screens around the world and it brings a fair amount of advertisers as well.Ad Age reports that companies such as AmBev, Coca-Cola, Banco Itau, Johnson & Johnson, Hyundai... Read more

Source: blog.radware.com

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

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Judge: Lawsuit over LinkedIn\'s repeated invitation spam can proceedLocation: LinkedIn HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

LinkedIn will have to face a lawsuit that alleges it damaged the image of users by repeatedly sending emails to their contacts inviting them to join the social network.The lawsuit was filed in September 2013 and LinkedIn had attempted to get it dismissed, but in a ruling on Thursday Judge Lucy Koh o... Read more

Source: www.pcworld.com

Top found tags: website(1),United States(2),social media(4)

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Law agencies shift cyber crime focus to those behind online scamsLocation: Day, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Over the last few weeks law enforcement agencies in major nations have started going after the cyber criminals behind the scams and cyber weapons that affect individuals and firms across the world.This started with the US Department of Defense (DoJ) charging five Chinese officials with spying on US ... Read more

Source: www.v3.co.uk

Top found tags: mobile device(4),telecom sector(4),cybercrime(12)

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Two visitors in the UAE caught with fake gold sandLocation: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Date published: 14-06-2014

The Anti-Economic Crime Department received information that two Africans were in the UAE for selling fake gold sand for a huge amount. Two African visitors who were allegedly looking for gullible buyers in the UAE for fake gold sand for which they wanted $6 million (approximately Dh22 million) were... Read more

Source: www.khaleejtimes.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(2),financial sector(2),United Arab Emirates(6)

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Los Angeles teaches seniors cyber-crime self-defenseLocation: Los Angeles, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer has some cautionary advice for seniors: Cyberspace can be a dangerous and expensive place.And to hammer home the point, his office, along with the citys Department of Aging, has initiated a public awareness campaign to empower and protect the elderly from scam... Read more

Source: www.dailynews.com

Top found tags: survey(1),cybercrime(3),telecom sector(6)

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UA, UAPD to Create Cybercrime LabLocation: Alabama, United States
Date published: 12-6

The University of Alabamas department of criminal justice, in conjunction with The University of Alabama Police Department, recently received a $60,000 grant from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs to start a digital forensics crime lab at UA. Law enforcement officers will b... Read more

Source: www.dfinews.com

Top found tags: computer forensics(2),telecom sector(4),cybercrime(5)

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UA, UAPD to Create Cybercrime LabLocation: Alabama, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

The University of Alabamas department of criminal justice, in conjunction with The University of Alabama Police Department, recently received a $60,000 grant from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs to start a digital forensics crime lab at UA. Law enforcement officers will b... Read more

Source: www.dfinews.com

Top found tags: computer forensics(2),telecom sector(4),cybercrime(5)

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What you need to know about Canadas new anti-spam legislationLocation: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date published: 15-06-2014

CORNWALL, Ontario - Businesses who don\'t want to be subject to hefty fines are being urged to learn how new anti-spam rules starting next month in Canada will affect every e-mail and text they send out.New rules under Canadas Anti-Spam legislation (CASL) comes into force July 1.As of July 1, ele... Read more

Source: www.cornwallseawaynews.com

Top found tags: spam(1),government(2),legislation(2)

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Summer Is The Perfect Season For SnowshoeingLocation: Cisco HQ - San Jose, United States
Date published: 14-06-2014

Snow probably hasn\'t crossed your mind yet in this summer heat. Spammers, however, are contemplating snow quite a bit - snowshoeing to be exact. As antispam systems have gotten progressively better at filtering out those pesky, malicious emails, cybercrooks are seeking new ways to nab victims. A re... Read more

Source: securitywatch.pcmag.com

Top found tags: spam(1),Anonymous(2),cybercrime(2)

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Bitcoin Mining Pool Ghash.io DDos-ed in Response to threat of 51% attack?Location: Cloud, United States
Date published: 15-06-2014

The Bitcoin community has been in a full state of outrage recently as the Bitcoin mining pool Ghash.io crossed the 51% estimated hashrate distribution share. This sparked a fierce debate over mining centralization and the principle of a decentralized currency which has spilled over to the mainstream... Read more

Source: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Top found tags: DoS(2),financial sector(2),cybercrime(3)

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Children prey to cyber-crime; majority of parents dont feel soLocation: New Delhi, India
Date published: 15-06-2014

52 per cent of the children surveyed in India said they were victims of cyber-crime (Source: Reuters)With easy access to Internet and smart gadgets, a growing number of children in the country today are falling prey to cyber-bullying, security software firm Symantec said on Sunday.However, more dist... Read more

Source: indianexpress.com

Top found tags: social media(2),cybercrime(3),telecom sector(4)

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Webcam Cyber Crime Aid Against Blackmail Plus BullyingLocation: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Date published: 14-06-2014

There are a lot of Filipina girls in Dubai. Dubai has the largest population plus 2nd biggest territory of land among the 7 emirates. Currently, it has become a business center and a international city, considering that it becomes the many progressive city inside the Middle East. With this, it has a... Read more

Source: razersocial.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(2),United Arab Emirates(3),telecom sector(8)

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This Apple Mac has malware. How do I mop up?Location: New York, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

Readers\' Corner We all know that Macs don\'t get PC viruses. But they can and sometimes do get Mac viruses. Hence this terse request from Dewix in El Reg forums. Mother-in-law has managed to get malware on her Mac. Anyone recommend a no fuss AV? Somewhat sparse on the details, Dewix. Reg readers ca... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

Top found tags: legislation(1),Linux(1),cybercrime(2)

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Want to hijack people\'s PCs? Pay them a few centsLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 15-06-2014

Apparently, hackers wanting to control PCs are wasting their time with elaborate botnets and vulnerability exploits -- all they may really need is some pocket change. A study found that between 22 to 43 percent of people were willing to install unknown software on their PCs in return for payments ra... Read more

Source: www.engadget.com

Top found tags: threat(1),vulnerability(1),cybercrime(2)

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China Mobile Doubles Down Against Porn And Mobile SpamLocation: Beijing, China
Date published: 16-06-2014

China Mobile is focusing on better customer support as it integrates its disparate services into an online platform at two provincial call centers.A representative from China Mobile confirmed that the company will establish a business support organization targeting customer services. The online serv... Read more

Source: www.chinatechnews.com

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

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Government warns about an increase in spam getting past filtersLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

The Department of Communications is warning an increasing amount of spam emails are getting past filters and landing in users inbox, with employment scams particularly common.The department said in a statement a number of spammers have tweaked their language or methods, meaning that messages that... Read more

Source: www.smartcompany.com.au

Top found tags: Microsoft(1),scam(1),spam(1)

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Webcam Cyber Crime Aid Against Blackmail And BullyingLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 15-06-2014

Video Chatting has been among the leading reasons why folks utilize these neighborhood talk rooms. There are many companies that have messengers prepared with free talk rooms where you could video chat with all the person he/she is chatting to. These are employed by neighbors and/or family whom aren... Read more

Source: www.aspen-snowmass-limo.com

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

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Dyreza Banker Trojan Seen Bypassing SSLLocation: Bank of America HQ - Charlotte, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

Banker Trojans have proven to be reliable and effective tools for attackers interested in quietly stealing large amounts of money from unwitting victims. Zeus, Carberp and many others have made piles of money for their creators and the attackers who use them, and researchers have been looking at a n... Read more

Source: threatpost.com

Top found tags: United Kingdom(2),telecom sector(6),financial sector(12)

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600,000 customer details compromised at DominosLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

Today s news that 600,000 customer records have been stolen from Domino s yet again raises questions about just how seriously large corporations and big brands are taking data protection. It is the second time in less than a month that we have seen customers personal details compromised after the re... Read more

Source: net-security.org

Top found tags: phishing(1),threat(1),cybercrime(2)

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How to Avoid FIFA World Cup Cyber ThreatsLocation: Trend Micro - Cupertino, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

In response to the start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, hackers have attacked dozens of websites to protest the money being diverted to the tournament. Members of Anonymous recently took down the websites of the Military Police of Sao Paulo, Brazil\'s Department of Justice, Hyundai and the Em... Read more

Source: www.esecurityplanet.com

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

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English cyber security related news

UK public sector calls for more cyber partnershipsLocation: National Crime Agency - London, United Kingdom
Date published: 12-06-2014

Companies and public sector bodies should share more cyber experience and data to help raise standards in the UK. This was the rallying cry from speakers at the Institute of Risk Managers cyber conference in London on June 11.Don Randall, who was appointed as the first chief information security off... Read more

Source: www.cyberrisknetwork.com

Top found tags: United Kingdom(2),government(6),cybercrime(7)

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Russian authorities arrest suspects for hijacking iPhones, iPadsLocation: Apple HQ - Cupertino, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Russian authorities have put into custody two suspects for hijacking iPhones and iPads. The hackers reportedly locked the Apple devices and then demanded payment to unlock the affected gadgets.The suspects, who are facing a sentence of two years in prison if convicted, were arrested by Directorate K... Read more

Source: www.techtimes.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(4),mobile device(4),telecom sector(12)

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ATM Skimming, Cyber Fraud Keep Bankers up at NightLocation: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Last year there were hundreds of cyber fraud incidents that struck banks and put consumers personal data at risk, even though the one involving Target stole the scenes. These crimes included payment card skimming, denial-of-service and web app tampering. As weve discussed, security is a top co... Read more

Source: www.huffingtonpost.com

Top found tags: DoS(2),cybercrime(4),financial sector(6)

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Computer-related forgery marks first cybercrime caseLocation: Martin, United States
Date published: 15-06-2014

CHARGES of computer-related forgery -- said to be the first under a Supreme Court-upheld cybercrime law -- have been filed against a Filipina allegedly involved in unauthorized money transfers from a Philippine National Bank (PNB) branch in Guam. Karla Martinez A. Ignacio was said to have violated R... Read more

Source: www.bworldonline.com

Top found tags: Supreme Court(2),cybercrime(3),government(4)

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DUBAI TO ESTABLISH E-SECURITY CENTER TO FIGHT CYBER CRIMELocation: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Date published: 15-06-2014

Dubai to tackle Cyber Crime EfficientlyDubai is currently focusing on tackling cyber crime as the use of internet technology is growing quite rapidly so it is really important to establish a solid infrastructure that can handle security threats. Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has ... Read more

Source: www.it101.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(3),government(3),United Arab Emirates(6)

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Apple, Cisco back Microsoft in fight against global email warrantLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

The pair filed a \'friend of the court\' brief last Friday, joining AT&T, Verizon, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation in backing Microsoft\'s Federal Court challenge to the warrant served by a US magistrate judge last December. In its appeal last week, Microsoft likened the warrant to a court au... Read more

Source: www.zdnet.com

Top found tags: cyber security(2),United States(4),government(5)

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Analysis of 3000 vulnerabilities in SAPLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

According to official information from SAP portal, more than 3000 vulnerabilities have been closed by SAP. [sap-erpsca] Here are 6 highlights from a research conducted by the ERPScan team during 7 years of deep analysis of SAP vulnerabilities. A significant share of the analyzed vulnerabilities was ... Read more

Source: net-security.org

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

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Whitepaper: CISO guide to next generation threatsLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

To regain the upper hand against next-generation attacks, enterprises must turn to true next-generation protection: signature-less, proactive and real time. Through constant testing of any suspicious code and blocking of communications with malicious hosts, next-generation protections combat advance... Read more

Source: net-security.org

Top found tags: cybercrime(3),cyber security(4),0-day(1)

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Week in review: Replicating NSA's gadgets using open source, World Cup-themed threats, and life after TrueCryptLocation: National Crime Agency - London, United Kingdom
Date published: 16-06-2014

Here\'s an overview of some of last week\'s most interesting news, podcasts, interviews and articles: Replicating NSA\'s gadgets using open source In this podcast recorded at Hack In The Box Amsterdam 2014, wireless security researcher Michael Ossmann shares his insights on what to use - and how - t... Read more

Source: net-security.org

Top found tags: Hack In The Box(4),telecom sector(4),cybercrime(6)

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Hackers threaten to expose 650,000 customer records if Domino\s Pizza doesn pay 30,000Location: Brussel, Belgium
Date published: 16-06-2014

Hackers threaten to expose 650,000 customer records if Domino\s Pizza doesn . pay 30,000 Hacking group Rex Mundi has stolen the details of some 650,000 Domino\'s Pizza customers in France and Belgium, and threatened to publish that data in full unless the company coughs up a cool 30,000... Read more

Source: itproportal.com

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

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Large numbers of Pinterest users hacked, as weight loss spam spills onto TwitterLocation: Pinterest HQ - San Francisco, United States
Date published: 15-06-2014

Pinterest has been hacked again, after large numbers of user accounts began spewing weight loss-related messages across the social network and onto Twitter.Theres been similar spam on Instagram in the past, but a few of the different types of messages circulating on Pinterest today include: Asian... Read more

Source: thenextweb.com

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

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Cloud security: Are firms still fretting about the wrong issues?Location: Smith, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

hampering wider adoption. Companies are still hung up on questions such as the physical location of their data in the cloud, as much for emotional reasons as for regulatory compliance, a recent Dell round-table event in London heard. "The irony is that most of these organisations will be using outso... Read more

Source: www.zdnet.com

Top found tags: United Kingdom(2),government(3),cyber security(4)

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Hackers steal Dominos Pizza customer data in Europe, ransom soughtLocation: Brussel, Belgium
Date published: 16-06-2014

BOSTON (Reuters) - Hackers have stolen data on more than 600,000 Dominos Pizza Inc customers in Belgium and France, the pizza delivery company said, and an anonymous Twitter user threatened to publish the data unless the company pays a cash ransom. Customer names, delivery addresses, phone numbers, ... Read more

Source: reuters.com

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

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Hackers Breach Dominos France, Demand Ransom PaymentLocation: Brussel, Belgium
Date published: 16-06-2014

A group of hackers calling itself Rex Mundi\ claims it has breached vulnerable servers belonging to Domino\s France and Belgium, stealing the sensitive information of nearly 600,000 customers. The group is demanding a payment of 30,000 from Domino\s in exchange for information about t... Read more

Source: threatpost.com

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

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Financial ransomware now targeting U.S. usersLocation: Bank of America HQ - Charlotte, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

[click-infe]Although the GameOver Zeus botnet and CryptoLocker ransomware have been disrupted, it is still too early for a victory celebration. First, the two week deadline expires on June 17th, leaving just one week left before cybercriminals could regain control of their botnet. Second, stories of... Read more

Source: net-security.org

Top found tags: malware(5),telecom sector(6),financial sector(16)

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Five great computer security tips that few people followLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

If you re an infosec professional, you probably know a ton of security tips and best practices; use a firewall, update antivirus, patch regularly, adhere to the least privilege principle, don t click unsolicited attachments, and so on. Chances are, you probably have implemented most, if not all, of ... Read more

Source: net-security.org

Top found tags: cybercrime(3),cyber security(6),telecom sector(6)

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Debunking Three SaaS Security MythsLocation: Wall Street, New York City, New York, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

IT Security Myths The SaaS revolution is here. According to Gartner, SaaS and cloud-based business application services revenue will grow from $13.5 billion in 2011 to $32.8 billion in 2016. PwC\s latest Global 100 Software Leaders Report data shows that the top software companies in the industry... Read more

Source: securityweek.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(3),cyber security(4),financial sector(4)

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What is Fake Antivirus Software?Location: New York, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

Most of you know how important it is to have security software on your computers to stay protected from viruses, malware, spam and other Internet threats. Unfortunately, cybercriminals also know that it is critical to have security software, and they are using this knowledge to trick us into downloa... Read more

Source: blogs.mcafee.com

Top found tags: financial sector(2),telecom sector(6),cybercrime(7)

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Internet of Things growth accelerates info-security worker shortage to 1mLocation: Cisco HQ - San Jose, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

Internet of Things growth accelerates info-security worker shortage to 1m. Internet of Things growth will cause a global shortage of some one million information security workers over the next five years as companies struggle to get to grips with the current area of boom in the technology industry. ... Read more

Source: itproportal.com

Top found tags: information security(2),United Kingdom(2),cyber security(4)

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Top Canadian court: Cops need warrant to get names from ISPsLocation: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date published: 16-06-2014

2013 Cyber Risk Report Canadian ISPs can no longer simply hand over customer information without a warrant after the country\s Supreme Court ruled that internet users were entitled to a "reasonable" expectation of privacy. The decision means that internet service providers can no longer disclose ... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

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

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English data breach and identity theft related news

Series of errors led to Department of Immigration data breach: KPMGLocation: KPMG - Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Date published: 13-06-2014

Unfamiliarity with Microsoft Word, limited awareness of IT security risks may have led to asylum seekers data breach, says reportUnfamiliarity with some Microsoft Word functions and limited awareness of IT security risks may have led to the accidental publishing of almost 10,000 asylum seekers detai... Read more

Source: www.computerworld.com.au

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

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Jersey City probes possible student data breachLocation: Jersey City, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

JERSEY CITY, N.J. - (AP) -- Jersey City school officials are probing whether there\'s been a data breach involving students\' personal information.School Superintendent Marcia Lyles met with parents Thursday night to discuss the investigation into whether a charter school obtained the information an... Read more

Source: www.newsday.com

Top found tags: EN(1),data breach(2),telecom sector(4)

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9 rules to follow after you\'ve suffered a data breachLocation: Adobe HQ - San Jose, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Data breaches have become so common that an etiquette has grown up around them. Any company that observes these nine rules has a good shot at coming through the fire intactUpmarket Chinese restaurant chain PF Chang\'s became the latest prominent company to have its name linked with a data breach and... Read more

Source: www.infoworld.com

Top found tags: data theft(2),update(2),financial sector(4)

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Why you\'ll keep getting hackedLocation: Hewlett-Packard - Palo Alto, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Every few weeks, we learn about another data breach. It\'s the privacy world\'s version of an oil spill. A hacker breaks into a company and grabs a database of our personal details. They\'re sold on the black market, and the exposure puts us at higher risk of fraud and identity theft.Half of America... Read more

Source: money.cnn.com

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

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Credit Card Fraud Statistics: Why You Should WorryLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Credit card fraud can mean a wallet stolen from a gym locker and $2,000 in electronics charged to your account before youre out of the shower. Or it can mean 40 million credit card numbers stolen from the databases of the aptly named retailer Target.All kinds of credit card breaches can do major ... Read more

Source: www.creditdonkey.com

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

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Target data breach affects SD Public BroadcastingLocation: South Dakota, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- South Dakota Public Broadcasting is missing out on dozens of monthly donations as part of the fallout from last year\'s massive Target credit card data breach.The nonprofit is among several nationwide that rely in part on small, recurring monthly credit card payments from suppor... Read more

Source: www.miamiherald.com

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

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St. Peters man pleads guilty to identity theft in fraudulent real estate schemeLocation: St. Louis, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

ST. LOUIS A 38-year-old St. Peters man will serve two years in prison after pleading guilty to identity theft in a real estate fraud scheme involving a north St. Louis County homeowner.Federal prosecutors say that Deandrea Robinson stole the homeowner\'s identity in order to take control of a bu... Read more

Source: www.therepublic.com

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

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Alleged computer fraudster to be first charged under cybercrime lawLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 15-06-2014

A woman has been indicted for computer fraud in the first such case under the controversial cybercrime law, justice department records showed Sunday.Karla Martinez Ignacio could face up to six years in jail if found guilty of transferring thousands of dollars to her bank account using fraudulent com... Read more

Source: www.gmanetwork.com

Top found tags: child pornography(4),social media(4),cybercrime(5)

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Sony Strikes $15M Deal To Exit Data-Breach MDLLocation: Los Angeles, United States
Date published: 13-06-2014

Law360, Los Angeles (June 13, 2014, 9:47 PM ET) -- Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC on Friday agreed to settle a putative class action over a massive data breach for PlayStation users, giving plaintiffs $15 million in games, online currency and identity theft reimbursement.Both sides asked th... Read more

Source: www.law360.com

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Target CEO Fired - Can You Be Fired If Your Company Is Hacked?Location: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published: 15-06-2014

A common perspective is that cyber security is primarily the responsibility of the IT department. If a data breach incident occurred, the senior IT executive was the only one to take the fall, and usually only if there was incompetence involved vs. simply bad luck.Legally required disclosure stateme... Read more

Source: www.forbes.com

Top found tags: information security(2),United States(2),cyber security(8)

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Experts urge vigilance as card skimming scams growLocation: Nassau, United States
Date published: 12-06-2014

Joseph Nappi, an Internet marketing executive who lives in Old Bethpage, was at work in Manhattan in March when he got an alert that his checking account balance was low.When Nappi investigated, he found that thieves had drained $1,900 from his bank account. Police believe Nappi, 31, had become anot... Read more

Source: www.newsday.com

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

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World Cup tech wrap-up, US auctions Silk Road bitcoins, plus less privacy in our future [Government IT Week]Location: Brasilia-Federal District, Brazil
Date published: 16-06-2014

ZDNet\'s DIY-IT, every week I\'ll bring you a selection of the best government-related articles posted by our intrepid reporters and analysts. Here are some of the most interesting from the last week. World Cup tech wrap-up World Cup websites struck down by DDoS attacks Several government and sponso... Read more

Source: www.zdnet.com

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

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Stratfor held payment details in plain text before 2011 hack: ReportLocation: Stratfor - Austin, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

storing the cardholder\'s name, address, CVC/CVV, and expiry date in plain text, a leaked Verizon security report into the incident has stated. Revealed by The Daily Dot over the weekend, the leaked report said that Stratfor had failed to harden its systems in almost any fashion before the hack took... Read more

Source: www.zdnet.com

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

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Give us a slice or we BLURT all your users\' topping preferences to the WORLDLocation: Brussel, Belgium
Date published: 16-06-2014

Web mongrels have hacked Dominos France and Belgium and then demanded 30,000 to prevent the public disclosure today of passwords and pizza preferences of 648,000 consumers. The raid forced the pizza palace to issue an apology on Twitter and suggest users change their passwords passwords which wer... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

Top found tags: social media(2),The Netherlands(2),telecom sector(4)

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Woman to be charged under new Philippine cybercrime lawLocation: Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
Date published: 16-06-2014

MANILA: A woman has been indicted for computer fraud in the first such case under the Philippines\' controversial cybercrime law, justice department records showed Sunday.Karla Martinez Ignacio could face up to six years in jail if found guilty of transferring thousands of dollars to her bank accoun... Read more

Source: www.arabnews.com

Top found tags: child pornography(4),social media(4),cybercrime(5)

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Domino\'s won\'t pay ransom on 600,000 record hackLocation: Brussel, Belgium
Date published: 16-06-2014

Details of 600,000 French and Belgian customers to be released tonight if ransom not paid today say hackers. Domino\'s won\'t pay ransom on 600,000 record hack Domino\'s won\'t pay ransom on 600,000 record hack Domino\'s Pizza in France and Belgium have had their servers hacked, with more than 600,0... Read more

Source: www.scmagazineuk.com

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

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TIME TRAVELLERS needed to secure Windows 7Location: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

Microsoft has forced Windows 7 users to apply an April update in order to receive June\'s patches for its Internet Explorer 11 browser. The demand does not affect users of earlier versions of its flagship browser or operating system. Microsoft did not provide reasons for the move but it appeared to ... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

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

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Microsoft admits running out of IP addresses for AzureLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

Microsoft has admitted it runs out of Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) addresses in the US occasionally, but has assured Azure US customers that their data will remain in the US. Some US customers of Microsoft\s Azure cloud platform service were concerned when they noticed that some virtual mac... Read more

Source: www.computerweekly.com

Top found tags: website(1),Windows(1),Microsoft(2)

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Service providers need different core competencies in a digital worldLocation: Gartner - Stamford, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

Organizations\' emerging transformation to digital business models is driving the need for greater IT agility to meet changing business strategies and requirements in a highly digitalized world. Traditional sourcing strategies that are either too centralized or not centralized enough, too customized... Read more

Source: net-security.org

Top found tags: ISP(1),MBR(1),research(1)

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CounterTack Adds $5 Million to Bring Series B Round to $20 MillionLocation: Boston, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

Endpoint threat detection firm CounterTack has added $5 million to its Series B round to bring the total raised to $20 million, the company said Monday. Founded in 2011, Boston-based CounterTack\s technology helps companies reduce the impact of endpoint-focused attacks through real-time, behavior... Read more

Source: securityweek.com

Top found tags: EN(1),threat(1)

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Meer Nederlanders slachtoffer van internetoplichtingLocation: Den Haag, The Netherlands
Date published: 16-06-2014

Meer Nederlanders zouden vorig jaar het slachtoffer van internetoplichting zijn geworden dan het jaar daarvoor, zo meldt het CBS. Het gaat dan om mensen die online spullen aanschaften. Het aantal mensen dat slachtoffer van skimming werd daalde van 1,1% in 2012 naar 0,8% vorig jaar. In 2013 zei 3,3 p... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: skimming(1),identity theft(2),financial sector(4)

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Android-telefoon vanuit fabriek besmet met spywareLocation: Berlin, Germany
Date published: 16-06-2014

Onderzoekers van een Duits anti-virusbedrijf waarschuwen voor een goedkope Chinese Android-smartphone die in Duitsland en Frankrijk wordt verkocht en standaard met spyware wordt geleverd. Het gaat om de N9500 van de Chinese fabrikant Star waarop een kwaadaardige app werd aangetroffen. Deze app doet ... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: online banking(2),financial sector(4),telecom sector(8)

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\'Veel mensen installeren malware in ruil voor enkele centen\'Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 16-06-2014

Onderzoekers hebben mensen onbekende computersoftware laten installeren tegen een betaling van zeer kleine bedragen. De resultaten tonen volgens de wetenschappers dat mensen in ruil voor weinig geld bereid zijn de veiligheid van hun computer in het geding te brengen. De onderzoekers, van de universi... Read more

Source: www.nutech.nl

Top found tags: cyber security(2),United States(2),cybercrime(5)

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PvdA stelt Kamervragen over cybercrimeschatting McAfeeLocation: Ministry of Security and Justice - Den Haag, The Netherlands
Date published: 16-06-2014

De PvdA heeft Kamervragen gesteld over een rapport van anti-virusbedrijf McAfee waaruit zou blijken dat cybercrime de Nederlandse economie naar schatting 8,8 miljard euro en in potentie 150.000 banen kost. Experts hebben in het verleden vaak aan dit soort rapporten getwijfeld. PvdA-Kamerlid Jeroen R... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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IKEA dreigde IKEAhackers.net met juridische stappenLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 16-06-2014

De Zweedse meubelgigant IKEA heeft de website IKEAhackers.net, waar mensen via allerlei hacks IKEA-meubels uitbouwen en voor andere zaken gebruiken, met juridische stappen gedreigd. De website bestaat al sinds 2006 en bevat allerlei tips over het aanpassen en gebruiken van IKEA-meubels. Jules Yap, h... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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Beveiligingsblunders nekten inlichtingenbedrijf StratforLocation: Stratfor - Austin, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

Ernstige missers en blunders in de beveiliging van systemen en netwerken zorgden eind 2011 ervoor dat leden van internetbeweging Anonymous bij het Amerikaanse inlichtingenbedrijf Stratfor wisten in te breken en grote hoeveelheden klantgegevens en andere vertrouwelijke informatie konden stelen. Dat b... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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Spamhaus lanceert nieuwe datalijsten tegen malwareLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 16-06-2014

Anti-spamorganisatie Spamhaus zal over twee weken nieuwe datalijsten aanbieden waarmee systeem- en netwerkbeheerders hun omgeving en systemen tegen malware en spam kunnen beschermen. Spamhaus is bekend vanwege de Spamhaus Domain Block List (DBL). Deze lijst bestaat uit domeinnamen die bijvoorbeeld v... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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Australische politie arresteert twee Anonymous-ledenLocation: Den Haag, The Netherlands
Date published: 16-06-2014

De Australische politie heeft twee mannen gearresteerd die lid van de internetbeweging Anonymous zouden zijn. De mannen, van 18 en 40 jaar oud, worden van verschillende aanvallen tegen een grote internet provider en Australische en internationale websites verdacht. De 40-jarige man zou een "ongeauto... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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Registerhack Windows XP werkt nog steedsLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

Een aanpassing aan het Windows XP-register waardoor gebruikers nog steeds beveiligingsupdates voor het niet meer ondersteunde besturingssysteem ontvangen blijkt nog steeds te werken. Door de Registerhack doet XP zich voor als Windows POSReady 2009, dat ook op Windows XP is gebaseerd. Windows POSRead... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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Android-telefoon vanuit fabriek besmet met spywareLocation: Beijing, China
Date published: 16-06-2014

Onderzoekers waarschuwen voor een goedkope Chinese Android-smartphone die in Duitsland en Frankrijk wordt verkocht en standaard met spyware wordt geleverd. Het gaat om de N9500 van de Chinese fabrikant Star. Een kwaadaardige app op het toestel doet zich voor als de de Google Play store-app.... Read more

Source: www.beveiligingnieuws.nl

Top found tags: Google(2),Google Play(2),telecom sector(8)

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Zonder aprilpatch geen junipleister op IE11Location: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

Microsoft dwingt gebruikers van Windows 7 om een patch uit april te installeren voordat ze de patch van juni kunnen gebruiken. De betreffende pleister is bedoeld voor Internet Explorer 11. Gebruikers van Windows 7 mochten dan wel denken dat ze de patchronde van april konden overslaan, niets blijkt m... Read more

Source: webwereld.nl

Top found tags: Windows(1),Internet Explorer(2),Microsoft(2)

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NSA heeft vooral Duitsland op de korrelLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

De Amerikaanse spionagedienst NSA blijkt veel actiever te zijn in Duitsland dan werd gedacht. Dit meldt het blad Der Spiegel op basis van nieuwe documenten van klokkenluider Snowden. Meer over NSA Beerput bij NSA gaat langzaam open \'NSA verzamelt miljoenen foto\'s voor gezichtsherkenning\' NSA kend... Read more

Source: www.automatiseringgids.nl

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Seagate neemt Flash-deel van Avago overLocation: Door, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

Seagate Technology plc en Avago Technologies Limited hebben overeenstemming bereikt over een definitieve overname van de ASD-divisie (Accelerated Solutions) van Avago-dochter LSI en de divisie Flash Components van Avago. Meer over Seagate Seagate werkt aan 500 GB drive voor in tablet \'Opslagindustr... Read more

Source: www.automatiseringgids.nl

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Microsoft lanceert IE-versie voor webontwikkelaarsLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

Microsoft heeft een speciale versie van Internet Explorer gelanceerd die webontwikkelaars in een vroeg stadium allerlei nieuwe platformfeatures laat zien waar Microsoft mee bezig is. Het gaat om een volledig functionele browser die naast en los van bestaande installaties van IE11 kan functioneren. E... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: Windows(1),Internet Explorer(2),Microsoft(2)

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Justitieel Incassobureau waarschuwt voor dreigmailLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 16-06-2014

Het Centraal Justitieel Incassobureau (CJIB) waarschuwt internetgebruikers voor een dreigmail die rondgaat en stelt dat er beslag op de rekening van de ontvanger wordt gelegd, tenzij er een openstaande boete wordt betaald. De e-mail heeft als onderwerp: "Verkeersvoorschrift! Openstaande bedrag." Vol... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: police(1),research(1),website(1)

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Bevat de TrueCrypt-waarschuwing een verborgen boodschap?Location: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

Gebruikers van het populaire encryptieprogramma TrueCrypt stonden vreemd te kijken toen de officile website opeens een waarschuwing bevatte dat de software onveilig was en niet gebruikt moest worden. Het ging om de Engelse tekst: "Using TrueCrypt is not secure as it may contain unfixed security is... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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Kwetsbaarheden in Asterisk verholpenLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 16-06-2014

Samenvatting: Digium heeft nieuwe versies van Asterisk uitgebracht waarin verschillende kwetsbaarheden worden verholpen. Gevolgen: Door deze kwetsbaarheden te misbruiken kan een kwaadwillende een Denial-of-Service veroorzaken en verhoogde gebruikersrechten verkrijgen. Beschrijving: - CVE-2014-4045, ... Read more

Source: www.ncsc.nl

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

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Kwetsbaarheden verholpen in Google ChromeLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 16-06-2014

Samenvatting: Google heeft een update uitgebracht voor Google Chrome die de kwetsbaarheden verhelpt. Gevolgen: Een kwaadwillende kan een Denial-of-Service veroorzaken van de Google Chrome browser en mogelijk kan de kwaadwillende code uitvoeren met de rechten van de gebruiker. Beschrijving: Door dive... Read more

Source: www.ncsc.nl

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