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CIC News for 29-06-2014 contains 37 articles: cybercrime(13),cyber security(6),data breach(6),other(12)

CIC News update contains 31 English and 6 Dutch articles for today.
There are 0 published advisories, 0 are English and 0 are Dutch.
In today's English news articles:
- 12 related to cybercrime
- 5 related to cyber security
- 6 related to data breach and identity theft
- 8 for the category other news

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

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English cybercrime related news

Hackers Target Critical Infrastructure SCADA Systems with Havex TrojanLocation: Department of Homeland Security - Washington, United States
Date published: 28-06-2014

PRWEB.COM NewswireNew York, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2014The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is tasked with helping maintain the safety and continuity of the nation's critical infrastructure. So it is a big deal when they issue an alert about a coordinated cyber attack which could jeopardize Indust... Read more

Source: www.digitaljournal.com

Top found tags: DHS(4),United States(4),cybercrime(5)

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Video: Canada's New Anti-Spam Legislation key pointsLocation: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date published: 27-06-2014

Businesses have been scrambling to meet the July 1 deadline for Canada's new anti-spam legislation. Here are some of the key points of the legislation, which will have an impact on both individuals and businesses. It has marketers worried. And with good reason. There are whopping fines for sending o... Read more

Source: www.vancouversun.com

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

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US China Cyber Initiative Withers After Hacking ChargesLocation: Beijing, China
Date published: 27-06-2014

Attempts by the United States and China to tackle the scourge of cyber crime together have apparently stalled, after the US filed hacking charges against Chinese army personnel.The move has soured relations between the two countries and effectively ended any co-operation over tackling cyber crime to... Read more

Source: www.techweekeurope.co.uk

Top found tags: pornography(3),child pornography(4),cybercrime(6)

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Anonymous Hacktivists Prepare For Strike Against ISIS 'Supporters'Location: Riyad, Saudi Arabia
Date published: 27-06-2014

The hacktivist group Anonymous is planning to launch a series of digital attacks against nations it accuses of funding or arming the radical Islamic terror group ISIS.Sources within Anonymous told me the campaign will be called Operation NO2ISIS and will target three states suspected of offering sup... Read more

Source: www.forbes.com

Top found tags: cybercrime(2),government(2),Saudi Arabia(2)

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Are Social Media Networks The Next Cyberattack Victims?Location: Crook, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

The past year has seen a number of security horror stories. Now the big question is, who or what will be targeted next? Social risk management company ZeroFox argues that social media platforms are going to be compromised next. In a recent infographic, the company reveals that cyber-criminals are us... Read more

Source: securitywatch.pcmag.com

Top found tags: website(1),cybercrime(8),social media(8)

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Dark Net reveals how hackers exploit vulnerabilitiesLocation: San Jose, California, United States
Date published: 28-06-2014

That hackers regularly and easily steal private data from consumers and companies is sufficiently unsettling. But if you care to examine (and somehow understand) the details of Internet's dark side, well, it gets just downright creepy.Threats. Extortion. Secret identities. Russia's black market. Nee... Read more

Source: www.sfgate.com

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

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Online frauds: A fast growing menace for exportersLocation: Mumbai, India
Date published: 28-06-2014

MUMBAI: Cybercrime involving overseas gangs is turning into a fast-growing menace, especially for small exporters that have seen a fivefold jump in fraudulent transactions in their accounts over the past three years or so.Cyber frauds have increased 25-30% in the past one year alone, according to an... Read more

Source: articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com

Top found tags: Singapore(1),cybercrime(2),United Arab Emirates(3)

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Detection of cybercrimes, need of the hourLocation: Chennai, India
Date published: 28-06-2014

CHENNAI: It is important to realise the risks while browsing on cyberspace, said former TN Director General of Police Letika Saran, at the inaugural lecture of the one-day workshop on Realities and challenges of Cybercrime and security in India, here on Friday.Saran also explained about ... Read more

Source: www.newindianexpress.com

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

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Cybercrime: 509 cases in Bangalore, no conviction yetLocation: Will, United States
Date published: 29-06-2014

BANGALORE: Thirteen years, 509 cases and 144 charge sheets. But not a single conviction. That's the track record of the cybercrime cell of the state's criminal investigation department (CID). With the CID filing a chargesheet in against ADGP P Ravindranath for allegedly taking objectionable photos o... Read more

Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

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

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Cybercrimes: Pressure on Banks, Others to Comply with Security StandardsLocation: Lagos, Nigeria
Date published: 29-06-2014

The growing sophistication of cyber criminals and the attendant erosion of confidence in e-payment mode of transaction have roused financial authorities and other stakeholders to action with the call on banks and payment firms to comply with global security standards in order to check the criminals ... Read more

Source: www.thisdaylive.com

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

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Three things that are required in order to combat cybercrimeLocation: Center for Strategic and International Studies - Washington, United States
Date published: 29-06-2014

Cybercriminals increasingly know how to plunder bank accounts, steal data fromcompanies and infect computers with malware. The used technologies become moreand more sophisticated, but how to counteract it?Security company McAfee and American think tank Center for Strategic and International Studies ... Read more

Source: anonhq.com

Top found tags: Anonymous(2),financial sector(2),cybercrime(5)

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English cyber security related news

Cyber-bullying is a crime, so why is it being ignored?Location: New Delhi, India
Date published: 29-06-2014

Early last week a mother told the Dublin Coroner: \"Every day we are losing teenagers. Does it get to a stage where you are above the law?\" Elaine Hughes's story is every parent's worst nightmare come true. Two years ago her son Darren died by suicide. Elaine is convinced that he was bullied to dea... Read more

Source: www.independent.ie

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

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DDoS is back; how to fight it Privacy groups coalesce against CISA Your takes: What Congress might do Advanced: DHS appropsLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

With help from Joe Marks, David Perera and Shaun WatermanDDoS IS BACK Of course, writes Pro Cybers Dave Perera, this most venerable of online attack techniques never actually went away, but it spent years eclipsed as a concern for security specialists by younger, flashier exploits. W... Read more

Source: www.politico.com

Top found tags: cyber security(6),cybercrime(7),government(8)

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Police operating global network of malicious software implants, reports sayLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

A global network of malicious software implants run by police and spies is blurring the line between law enforcement and cybercrime, reports sayLaw enforcement agencies across the globe are taking a page out of the hacker's handbook, using targets' own phones and computers to spy on them with method... Read more

Source: www.scmp.com

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

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Urging of prosecution of spyware case brings spotlight to larger problemLocation: Hanoi, Vietnam
Date published: 28-06-2014

VietNamNet Bridge The chairman of Basico Law Firm recently stated that authorities should prosecute a case in which a local company sold a spyware app to thousands of customers.According to the lawyer, Truong Thanh Duc, the company has clearly broken the law and violated privacy rights. Currentl... Read more

Source: english.vietnamnet.vn

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

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Banking apps threaten to become money for cyber crooksLocation: Kaspersky HQ - Moscow, Russia
Date published: 28-06-2014

Mobile banking applications are becoming the next target for hackers, leading to security concerns as more consumers use phones and tablets to manage their money.With the increasing applications for smartphones, basically hackers are changing their focus on smartphones and tablets, sai... Read more

Source: triblive.com

Top found tags: Kaspersky Lab(4),cybercrime(6),telecom sector(12)

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English data breach and identity theft related news

Healthcare Data Breach Hits 100,000 PatientsLocation: New York City, New York, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

Imagine this: you are in a vulnerable moment, perhaps worried about your health or the health of a loved one. Your only concern is that you or your loved one is safe and not in pain. A kindly stranger is taking very good care of you. You are paying for the service and willingly hand over your financ... Read more

Source: news.hamlethub.com

Top found tags: security measures(2),health sector(4),medical sector(4)

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Dothan man charged with identity theftLocation: Internal Revenue Service - Washington, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) Authorities say a former bail bondsman from Dothan has been indicted in an alleged identity theft scheme.The U.S. Department of Justice said in a news release that an indictment charging Roderick Neal with conspiracy, wire fraud and aggravated identity theft was unsealed Friday... Read more

Source: www.chron.com

Top found tags: identity theft(2),United States(2),Department of Justice(3)

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An informative privacy TwitterchatLocation: Twitter - San Francisco, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

Our sister news site, ITBusiness.ca, held a topical Twitterchat yesterday on privacy, which came on the eve of the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), parts of which come into effect on July 1.If you missed it, you can read most of the conversation here, but Ill mention some of the highlights ... Read more

Source: www.itworldcanada.com

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

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Maylene woman charged with string of identity theftsLocation: Henderson, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

ALABASTER A 19-year-old Maylene woman is facing several felony identity theft charges after police said she allegedly submitted multiple credit applications in other peoples names.The Alabaster Police Department arrested Kaily Marshay Henderson, who lists an address in the 100 block of Chinab... Read more

Source: www.alabasterreporter.com

Top found tags: credit card(2),financial sector(2),identity theft(2)

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Benjamin F. Edwards Co. Discloses Data Breach Affecting CustomersLocation: Edwards, United States
Date published: 28-06-2014

The brokerage house, Benjamin F. Edwards & Co., disclosed yesterday that they had suffered a data breach due to an unknown intruder.The firms namesake was the great grandson of the founder A.G. Edwards who founded a US based stock brokerage. Edwards III would go on to expand the St. Louis based c... Read more

Source: www.forbes.com

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

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File sharing's red herring: secure, external communicationLocation: New York City, New York, United States
Date published: 28-06-2014

You can't turn on the news, pick up the paper or scan your favorite website without hearing a report about a data breach, loss of intellectual property or hacked files. A recent statistic reported by CNNMoney revealed that 47% of U.S. adults have had their personal information hacked. The business w... Read more

Source: www.techradar.com

Top found tags: United States(2),cybercrime(3),telecom sector(6)

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Other English news

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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End of government support could spell doom for electric vehiclesLocation: Green, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

End of government support could spell doom for electric vehicles. The end of UK government subsidies may mean that running an electric car is more expensive than running a petrol one. Support from the Department for Transport, which covered installation and maintenance of chargers, ended in April, m... Read more

Source: itproportal.com

Top found tags: ISP(1),government(2),United Kingdom(2)

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Lawsuit filed over hijacked governor's emailLocation: Martin, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A civil lawsuit has been filed against Gov. Susana Martinez former campaign manager, state Democratic Party chairman Sam Bregman and others for allegedly violating federal law over the disclosure of email intercepted from the governor's hijacked campaign email account.The lawsu... Read more

Source: www.khou.com

Top found tags: government(1),legislation(1),telecom sector(4)

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Gillette woman convicted of credit card fraudLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 27-06-2014

A Gillette woman has been sentenced in U.S. District Court to two years in prison for credit card fraud totaling more than $200,000.Judith A. Shayler, 54, was convicted of obtaining $209,458 from a credit card belonging to Sharons Home Health Care, where she was employed as the bookkeeper.... Read more

Source: www.gillettenewsrecord.com

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

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NSA Releases First Statistics on Surveillance SweepLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 29-06-2014

WASHINGTON - The US National Security Agency released its first "transparency report" Friday, as part of an effort to quell the firestorm over reports of its massive data collection efforts. The NSA report said that in 2013, it obtained fewer than 2,000 orders from the secret Foreign Intelligence Su... Read more

Source: securityweek.com

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

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US Congress Passes Intelligence Whistleblower ProtectionsLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 29-06-2014

WASHINGTON - The US Congress has passed a law offering whistleblower protections for government intelligence employees, a move cheered Wednesday by supporters of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. The House of Representatives voted late Tuesday to pass the final version of the annual provision au... Read more

Source: securityweek.com

Top found tags: telecom sector(4),United States(4),government(9)

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Dutch cybercrime related news

Microsoft verwijdert gratis malware van pc's in eigen winkelsLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 29-06-2014

Amerikaanse en Canadese consumenten die met malware of een trage computer te maken hebben kunnen die gratis bij een Microsoft Store langs brengen. Sinds 2009 heeft Microsoft 63 eigen winkels in de VS en Canada geopend, vergelijkbaar met het Apple Store-concept van Apple. De winkels bieden een aantal... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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Dutch cyber security related news

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

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 biedt over de oostelijke provincie waar veel betogingen tegen de reg... Read more

Source: www.easybranches.nl

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

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Other Dutch news

CJIB waarschuwt weer voor valse verkeersboetesLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 29-06-2014

Het Centraal Justitieel Incassobureau (CJIB) waarschuwt internetgebruikers weer voor een dreigmail die rondgaat en stelt dat er beslag op de rekening van de ontvanger wordt gelegd, tenzij er een openstaande verkeersboete wordt betaald. Er zijn zeker twee varianten van de e-mail in omloop. De eerste ... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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Mobiele Tor-browsers lekken IP-adres gebruikersLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 29-06-2014

Bijna alle mobiele Tor-browsers blijken het IP-adres van gebruikers te lekken bij het opvragen van ingebedde video's op websites. Het probleem wordt veroorzaakt doordat zowel Android als iOS het ingebedde videomateriaal via een apart proces opvragen, namelijk de standaard videospeler. Daardoor wordt... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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Plasterk: komst elektronische identiteitskaart nog niet zekerLocation: Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations - Den Haag, The Netherlands
Date published: 29-06-2014

Minister Plasterk heeft nog niet besloten of en zo ja hoe er een publieke identificatiekaart voor elektronische dienstverlening zou moeten komen, zoals gisteren door de Telegraaf werd gemeld. De krant stelde dat Plasterk probeert om de DigiD-chip op het rijbewijs of identiteitsbewijs te laten plaats... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: financial sector(2),The Netherlands(4),government(6)

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