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CIC News for 28-06-2014 contains 35 articles: cybercrime(4),cyber security(10),data breach(2),other(19)

CIC News update contains 25 English and 10 Dutch articles for today.
There are 0 published advisories, 0 are English and 0 are Dutch.
In today's English news articles:
- 2 related to cybercrime
- 7 related to cyber security
- 2 related to data breach and identity theft
- 14 for the category other news

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

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English cybercrime related news

GameOver Zeus/Cryptolocker: Am I Still Infected?Location: McAfee - Santa Clara, United States
Date published: 28-06-2014

It has been two weeks since the announcement by multiple global law enforcement agencies regarding the takedown of the communications infrastructure for the Trojans GameOver Zeus and Cryptolocker. Judging by the number of downloads for the McAfee Stinger utility, thousands of systems worldwide no lo... Read more

Source: blogs.mcafee.com

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

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English cyber security related news

Most health care vendors earn 'D' in data protection, study findsLocation: Door, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

HHS CISO talks new threat briefings, alerts for health industry Fifty-eight percent of vendors scored within the D-range, meaning confidence in the organization's security culture was very low. A security intelligence report found that 58 percent of health care vendors earned a barely passing grade ... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: health sector(2),medical sector(2),United States(2)

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Pony Loader 2.0 now steals cryptocurrency wallets, still spreads other malwareLocation: Damballa - Atlanta, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

Transaction malleability Bitcoin flaw may have ruined Mt. Gox An information stealer trojan has been updated to target numerous cryptocurrency wallets, including Bitcoin. Pony Loader, a years-old information stealer trojan previously used to spread Zeus and Necurs trojans and Cryptolocker and Cribit... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: exploit kit(4),financial sector(6),malware(7)

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Stay Connected Safely When Using Free Wi-Fi in Airports, Malls, Public AreasLocation: McAfee - Santa Clara, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

I am just back from my summer hols, and feeling absolutely refreshed! Holidays are so necessary to recharge you and give you the strength and mindset to face another year of slog and routine! More and more people are realizing this fact and making time to visit new places with family and friends. Ev... Read more

Source: blogs.mcafee.com

Top found tags: social media(2),cybercrime(3),telecom sector(6)

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Overhauling data center security for the good of allLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 28-06-2014

interesting territory. I have great respect for David and his many years of experience in this area. He put forth some formidable arguments for incremental data center security changes. Understandably so. Small changes over a period of time is the standard method of transforming a data centerther... Read more

Source: www.zdnet.com

Top found tags: security measures(2),vulnerability(2),cybercrime(3)

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NSA spying protest takes to the skies in UtahLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 28-06-2014

A team of anti-surveillance activists from Greenpeace, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and the Tenth Amendment Center came together to protest the US government's mass surveillance programs on Friday by flying an airship over a National Security Agency data center in Utah. Early this morning, th... Read more

Source: cnet.com.ortal.com

Top found tags: telecom sector(8),0-day(1),government(10)

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Serious Android crypto key theft vulnerability affects 86% of devicesLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 28-06-2014

Researchers have warned of a vulnerability present on an estimated 86 percent of Android phones that may allow attackers to obtain highly sensitive credentials, including cryptographic keys for some banking services and virtual private networks, and PINs or patterns used to unlock vulnerable devices... Read more

Source: arstechnica.com

Top found tags: Google(3),cyber security(4),telecom sector(10)

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English data breach and identity theft related news

Cloud surveillance and encryption lessons from Edward SnowdenLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

To ensure the security of your cloud data, bring your own encryption, and keep sole control of the keys, says Paige Leidig. How to thwart hackers in the cloud How to thwart hackers in the cloud It has been a year since NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden began dominating the headlines around the world... Read more

Source: www.scmagazineuk.com

Top found tags: United States(2),Bruce Schneier(4),government(5)

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Security Compliance Primer and Buying GuideLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

The security compliance landscape is complex and bogged down in administration, with many companies struggling to satisfy the letter of many regulations instead of using them as tools to better secure the enterprise. Its a case of not being able to see the forest as there are so many trees in the... Read more

Source: www.esecurityplanet.com

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

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Other English news

Pangu iOS 7.1 jailbreaking tool opens up devices to compromise, researchers findLocation: Apple HQ - Cupertino, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

Under the right circumstances, a recently released jailbreaking tool for iOS 7.1 Pangu can be used by attackers to compromise Apple's mobile devices, according to mobile security company Lacoon. Currently, running Pangu requires a physical connection between the mobile and a PC, according to... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: Apple(3),mobile device(6),telecom sector(8)

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Thousands impacted so far in Splash Car Wash payment card breachLocation: Connecticut, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

On Thursday, three days after technology writer Brian Krebs reported that Splash Car Wash may have experienced a payment card breach, the Connecticut-based automobile cleaning company announced that its payment card systems were compromised by malware. So far about 1,400 patrons have been impacted b... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

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

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Massachusetts man forced to decrypt files after court rulingLocation: Massachusetts, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

Law enforcement officials were granted legal permission to force an attorney accused of mortgage fraud to decrypt his computers seized in an investigation of his alleged crime without violating his constitutional right against self-incrimination. A Wednesday ruling by Massachusetts's top court deter... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

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

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German govt., lower parliament drop Verizon over spyingLocation: Verizon HQ - New York, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

After documents disclosed by Edward Snowden revealed that the U.S. government spied on Germany, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, the Bundestag lower house of parliament has said it will cut ties with Verizon, according to a Friday report from Reuters. The decision comes just a day after the count... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

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

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Groups pressure US lawmakers with NSA surveillance scorecardLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

U.S. lawmakers got a report card on Friday: theyve been graded by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and other groups on whether they are effectively reining in the National Security Agencys surveillance programs. The new StandAgainstSpying.org scorecard, which gives letter grades to U.S. legi... Read more

Source: www.pcworld.com

Top found tags: NSA(2),government(8),United States(8)

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U.S. Says It Spied on 89,000 Targets Last Year, But the Number Is DeceptiveLocation: Federal Bureau of Investigation - Washington D.C., United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

us-spy [gallery-il] Getty About 89,000 foreigners or organizations were targeted for spying under a U.S. surveillance order last year, according to a new transparency report. The report was released for the first time Friday by the Office of the Director of Intelligence, upon order of the president,... Read more

Source: wired.com

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

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Oil and Natural Gas Industry Forms New Information Sharing Initiative (ONG-ISAC)Location: Sac, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

The Oil and Natural Gas industry this week unveiled a new Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ONG-ISAC) to facilitate the exchange of information, help evaluate risks, and provide up-to-date security guidance to U.S. companies. Oil and Natural Gas Industry Forms ONG-ISAC Designed to help protec... Read more

Source: securityweek.com

Top found tags: information sharing(2),United States(2),government(3)

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McAfee Named A Leader in Secure Web Gateways 2014 Magic QuadrantLocation: Gartner - Stamford, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

On June 23, Gartner published its Secure Web Gateways Magic Quadrant, and positioned McAfee Web Protection in the Leaders Quadrant for the fifth year in a row. McAfee participates in eight Magic Quadrants and is a leader in six(1). In this Magic Quadrant, Gartner evaluated vendors on their completen... Read more

Source: blogs.mcafee.com

Top found tags: McAfee(1),report(1),research(1)

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Smart Marketing: How Tech Has Changed the Marketing IndustryLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

June has been quite the month for technology innovation. Two of the industrys leading companies, Apple and Google, hosted their yearly developer conferences. Amazon announced the availability of the new Amazon Fire Phone. Tesla even took on the carbon crisis by making its technology available on ... Read more

Source: blogs.mcafee.com

Top found tags: trend(1),Twitter(1),social media(4)

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Facebook protests Manhattan DA's request for "nearly all data" on hundredsLocation: Facebook - Menlo Park, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

Researchers detect SSL MitM attacks, method implemented by Facebook The legal fight stems from a 2013 request by the Manhattan district attorney, seeking data from the Facebook accounts of 381 people. Facebook is appealing a New York court's ruling, which bars the social networking company from cont... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: update(2),government(5),telecom sector(6)

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Surprise! The NSA's first ever 'transparency' 'report' is anything butLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

Adaptable System Recovery (ASR) for Linux virtual machines The US Director of National Intelligence (DNI) has published the NSA's first "transparency report", revealing the number of "targets" spied on by the agency. Its definition of the word transparency, however, makes the data somewhat hard to f... Read more

Source: go.theregister.com

Top found tags: United States(2),government(5),telecom sector(8)

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75 years since Pan Am's first transatlantic passenger service: How has the aeroplane changed over the years?Location: New York City, New York, United States
Date published: 28-06-2014

75 years since Pan Am's first transatlantic passenger service: How has the. aeroplane changed over the years? People say that the world is becoming a smaller place. Thanks to modern technological advancements, it is now possible to travel to virtually anywhere in the world in a matter of hours. Exot... Read more

Source: itproportal.com

Top found tags: South Korea(2),airport(4),airport sector(4)

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English advisories

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Dutch cybercrime related news

Hackermagazine 2600 in zwaar weer door distributeurLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 28-06-2014

En van de langst lopende magazines voor hackers, 2600: The Hacker Quarterly, bevindt zich in zwaar weer nu de voormalige distributeur weigert om het geld van twee uitgegeven edities te betalen. 2600 had lange tijd Source Interlink als distributeur, maar dit bedrijf kondigde aan de deuren te zullen... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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Microsoft stopt met bepaalde waarschuwingen via e-mailLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 28-06-2014

Microsoft zal vanaf 1 juli stoppen met het versturen van bepaalde waarschuwingen via e-mail. Het gaat om aankondigingen over beveiligingsupdates en advisories over nieuwe lekken. Als reden geeft Microsoft veranderd overheidsbeleid voor geautomatiseerde elektronische berichten. Om welke wetgeving in ... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: update(1),website(1),government(3)

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Dutch cyber security related news

Greenpeace demonstreert met zeppelin boven NSA-datacentrumLocation: Green, United States
Date published: 28-06-2014

Uit protest tegen illegale surveillanceprogramma's van de Amerikaanse overheid heeft Greenpeace samen met verschillende andere organisaties een zeppelin boven een datacentrum van de NSA laten vliegen. De zeppelin was voorzien van de tekst: "NSA Illegal Spying Below" en een link naar een nieuwe websi... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: The Netherlands(2),United States(4),government(6)

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Human Rights Watch eist opheldering over Android-spywareLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 28-06-2014

Mensenrechtenorganisatie Human Rights Watch heeft opheldering van de Saoedische overheid geist over het gebruik van Android-spyware. Onderzoekers ontdekten onlangs een kwaadaardige versie van een Arabische app die voorzien was van overheidsspyware, ontwikkeld door het Italiaanse Hacking Team. Via ... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: social media(2),government(3),telecom sector(6)

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'Saudische overheid achter spyware in Android-app'Location: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 28-06-2014

De Saudische overheid zou achter spyware in een Android-app zitten. Mensenrechtenorganisatie Human Rights Watch vraagt opheldering bij de Saudische overheid over een nieuwsapp voor Android die door de overheid is voorzien van spyware. Het gaat om een Android-app Qatif Daily die nieuws en informatie ... Read more

Source: webwereld.nl

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

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Other Dutch news

NSA presenteert eerste transparantierapportLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 28-06-2014

De NSA heeft het eerste transparantierapport ooit over de activiteiten van de inlichtingendienst via Tumblr gelanceerd, het microbloggingplatform van Yahoo. Uit de statistieken blijkt dat er ruim 19.000 zogeheten 'national security letters' zijn verstuurd en er bijna 39.000 keer om informatie is gev... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: financial sector(2),United States(4),government(7)

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Google Drive dicht referer-lek bij delen van bestandenLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 28-06-2014

Google heeft een kwetsbaarheid in Google Drive verholpen waardoor de locatie van gedeelde bestanden door derden achterhaald kon worden. Het betrof een referer-lek dat recent ook bij Dropbox werd ontdekt. De kwetsbaarheid ontstond als iemand op Google Drive een document met een HTTPS-link deelde. Zod... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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FBI waarschuwt voor man-in-the-email scamLocation: Federal Bureau of Investigation - Washington D.C., United States
Date published: 28-06-2014

De FBI waarschuwt bedrijven en organisaties voor een scam die al zeker een jaar gaande is en bedrijven op hoge kosten kan jagen. De "man-in-the-email scam", zoals de fraude onder andere wordt genoemd, richt zich op de relatie tussen leveranciers en bedrijven. Aanvallers breken in op de e-mailaccount... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: scam(1),e-mail(2),United Kingdom(2)

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Zeppelin vliegt uit protest over NSA-datacenter in UtahLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 28-06-2014

Drie burgerrechtengroeperingen hebben een zeppelin over het NSA-datacenter in het Amerikaanse Bluffdale laten vliegen met de boodschap 'NSA Illegal Spying Below'. Electronic Frontier Foundation, Greenpeace, en het Tenth Amendment Center hebben vrijdag gezamenlijk een luchtschip (foto) over het NSA-d... Read more

Source: webwereld.nl

Top found tags: financial sector(2),United States(4),government(5)

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