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CIC News for 05-07-2014 contains 26 articles: cybercrime(10),cyber security(7),data breach(1),other(8)

CIC News update contains 16 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:
- 5 related to cybercrime
- 4 related to cyber security
- 1 related to data breach and identity theft
- 6 for the category other news

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

Have fun reading.

English cybercrime related news

Several security updates coming to Windows PCs and tablets TuesdayLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 04-07-2014

Microsoft plans to release a number of security updates Tuesday, July 8 for Windows PCs and tablets, including the Surface Pro 3, and two patches that been labeled as \"Critical\" by the company.The updates will be released as part of Microsoft's monthly \"Patch Tuesday\" event. This month will have... Read more

Source: www.wpcentral.com

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

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Akamai: DDoS traffic down, while China still launches most attacksLocation: Akamai - Boston, United States
Date published: 04-07-2014

Akamai notes DDoS attacks dropped during Q1 2014, but companies understand it's still important to try to defend against the cyberattacksFollowing a study of cyberattacks in Q1 2014, it looks like distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks actually dropped, while China remains the country with the... Read more

Source: www.tweaktown.com

Top found tags: Akamai(2),DoS(2),cybercrime(5)

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Mumbai crime branch to send Letter Rogatory to US over objectionable posts on FacebookLocation: Rogat, Meppel, Drenthe, The Netherlands
Date published: 04-07-2014

MUMBAI: The city crime branch probing objectionable posts on Chhatrapati Shivaji and late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray that led to violent protests, got approval from the Centre to send Letter Rogatory to the US to get information from Facebook.The cyber crime investigation cell had traced the IP a... Read more

Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Top found tags: Saudi Arabia(2),social media(2),cybercrime(3)

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Cybercrime ring uncovered in BrazilLocation: Brasilia-Federal District, Brazil
Date published: 03-07-2014

SAO PAULO (AP) -- A massive cybercrime ring in Brazil may have stolen billions of dollars from a widely used online payment system, a technology security company said.The RSA Security division of EMC Corp. said in a research report released on Wednesday that a \"malware-based fraud ring\" had infilt... Read more

Source: hosted.ap.org

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

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The future of bullying...Location: New York, United States
Date published: 05-07-2014

In the context of the recent cybercrime cases as stated in the report Stop cyber-crime army to be set up in Kerala schools published on June 23 in Gulf News, I feel that this a crime that cannot be completely eradicated by just teaching people not to communicate with strangers and give away pe... Read more

Source: gulfnews.com

Top found tags: website(1),government(2),cybercrime(5)

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English cyber security related news

Law enforcement agencies ENISA, Europol sign agreement to combat cybercrimeLocation: Europol HQ - Den Haag, The Netherlands
Date published: 03-07-2014

Two major European law enforcement organizations are teaming up to fight cybercrime.The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security, or ENISA, and Europol - the European Union's law enforcement agency, specifically its European Cybercrime Centre, or EC3 - signed a strategic cooperatio... Read more

Source: www.fiercegovernmentit.com

Top found tags: Europe(3),government(3),cyber security(6)

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UK travellers hit by 4 July malware scourgeLocation: Salt Lake City, United States
Date published: 04-07-2014

Just in time for the 4 July Independence Day celebrations in the US, researchers from security firm Proofpoint has discovered a particularly nasty piece of malware targeting travel sites and directly affecting British tourists.The discovery shows that popular travel destination websites for cities i... Read more

Source: www.itproportal.com

Top found tags: cyber security(2),exploit kit(4),cybercrime(7)

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How to Hunt a Chinese HackerLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 03-07-2014

The photos are curious because Chen was supposed to be one of the faceless warriors in an emerging global cyber-war, according to researchers at the Internet security firm CrowdStrike. But the 35-year-old former resident of Shanghai left a trail of clues and photographs that researchers say led back... Read more

Source: time.com

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

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Financial Trojan EMOTET Uses Network Sniffing to Multiply its MiseryLocation: Berlin, Germany
Date published: 05-07-2014

Earlier this week, reports started surfacing about a new banking Trojan dubbed EMOTET making the rounds, like this June 30th report in Security Week. But unlike run-of-the-mill banking Trojans that employ keyloggers, screen captures, dummy website phishing portals and other means to capture sensitiv... Read more

Source: www.digitaljournal.com

Top found tags: Germany(2),trojan(2),cybercrime(5)

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English data breach and identity theft related news

Small businesses at high risk for data breachLocation: Target HQ - Minneapolis, United States
Date published: 05-07-2014

To the money managers at Silversage Advisors in Irvine, it seemed like a no-brainer to store backup computer drives far from the main office to ensure seamless operations in case of a calamity.Then professional burglars hit the home where the drives were kept, cracked open a safe bolted to the floor... Read more

Source: www.latimes.com

Top found tags: data breach(2),identity theft(2),United States(2)

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Other English news

NSA 'spied on German NSA enquiry'Location: Berlin, Germany
Date published: 05-07-2014

Germany's parliamentary inquiry into NSA surveillance activities in the country was itself spied upon by a German double agent in the German foreign intelligence agency (BND), according to German press reports on Friday. A 31-year-old member of the BND was arrested on Wednesday on the "strong suspic... Read more

Source: www.scmagazineuk.com

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

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UK cyber defence gets boost from intelligence serviceLocation: London, United Kingdom
Date published: 04-07-2014

GCHQ, along with the police, are attempting to improve the country's cyber defence systems.This includes the sharing of threat data with regional cyber police units and a GCHQ programme to unveil previously secret information to national infrastructure organisations.However, leading cyber industry f... Read more

Source: www.acumin.co.uk

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

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New bank malware kicks in to steal banking login data onlyLocation: Trend Micro - Cupertino, United States
Date published: 04-07-2014

New forms of malware, which start by social engineering, only steal bank credentials - and the problem is extremely problematic to usersBanks and financial institutions must work through a new generation of malware designed to lurk on Web browsers and only collects data when users access a banking w... Read more

Source: www.tweaktown.com

Top found tags: social engineering(2),Trend Micro(2),financial sector(6)

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iOS 7.1.1 Jailbreak: Pangu jailbreak is a stolen product and contains malwareLocation: Apple HQ - Cupertino, United States
Date published: 04-07-2014

An iOS 7.1 jailbreak, which was released by PanGu, was tested on the recent iOS 7.1.2 update and it is working fine. You can use it via both Windows and Mac. But one point of concern is the recent allegations by jailbreaker Stefan Esser.According to him, the Chinese team has stolen some of his ideas... Read more

Source: tehranchronicle.com

Top found tags: Windows(1),China(2),update(2)

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Indonesian police busts intl credit card fraud ringLocation: Sri Jayewardenapura Kotte, Sri Lanka
Date published: 05-07-2014

Saturday, July 05, 2014 - JakartaThree suspected members of an international crime syndicate have been arrested in Greater Jakarta over a series of ATM-card skimming attacks in the country totaling 3.9 billion rupiah (US$32,6551).A police investigation found that two Sri Lankan natives- identifie... Read more

Source: pakobserver.net

Top found tags: skimming(1),credit card(2),financial sector(8)

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English advisories

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Dutch cybercrime related news

Stormloop op baan cybercrime-rechercheurLocation: Team High Tech Crime - Driebergen, The Netherlands
Date published: 04-07-2014

Voor een baan als cybercrime-rechercheur bestaat veel belangstelling. Dat blijkt uit cijfers van het Team High Tech Crime (THTC) en de website Tweakers. Zij hadden samen de Cybercrime-Challenge georganiseerd. Wie hieraan meedeed maakte kans op een baan als cybercrime-rechercheur.Meer dan 7000 kandid... Read more

Source: www.volkskrant.nl

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

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Kaspersky: No-IP.com vaak gebruikt voor botnetsLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 05-07-2014

De DDNS-aanbieder No-IP.com heeft inmiddels alle domeinen terug die recent door Microsoft in beslag werden genomen, maar de provider is niet zo onschuldig als het doet overkomen, zo stelt Eugene Kaspersky, oprichter van het gelijknamige Russische anti-virusbedrijf. No-IP.com biedt gratis Dynamische ... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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Mannen opgepakt die 130.000 euro via phishing stalenLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 05-07-2014

De Oostenrijkse politie heeft twee Congolese mannen van 38 en 40 jaar opgepakt wegens het stelen van 130.000 euro via een phishingaanval. De mannen hadden via phishing toegang tot een rekening gekregen waar 130.000 euro op stond. Het geld werd vervolgens naar een andere rekening overgemaakt. Van dez... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: phishing(1),police(1),financial sector(2)

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32-bit Windows-backdoor krijgt 64-bit ondersteuningLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 05-07-2014

Nu steeds meer computers op een 64-bit besturingssysteem draaien passen cybercriminelen hun malware hierop aan. In het verleden zijn er al specifieke 64-bit versies malware ontdekte, zoals de Zeus banking Trojan. In de tweede helft van 2013 bleek zelfs dat zo'n 10% van de malware die bij gerichte aa... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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Proactieve bescherming virusscanners getestLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 05-07-2014

Dagelijks verschijnen er duizenden nieuwe malware-exemplaren, wat het onmogelijk maakt om voor elk exemplaar een update uit te brengen. Daarom is het belangrijk dat updates niet alleen snel verschijnen, maar ook dat virusscanners proactief dit soort dreigingen kunnen detecteren. Hiervoor beschikken ... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: update(2),antivirus(3),Kaspersky Lab(4)

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Dutch cyber security related news

"Privacy is juist belangrijke vorm van veiligheid"Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 05-07-2014

Politici stellen regelmatig dat burgers hun privacy moeten opgeven in ruil voor veiligheid, maar die voorstelling klopt helemaal niet. Privacy is juist een belangrijke vorm van veiligheid, zegt filosofe Marjan Slob. De voorstelling dat privacy en veiligheid communicerende vaten zouden zijn komt ze v... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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Expert: NSA bestempelt Tor-gebruikers niet als extremistLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 05-07-2014

In tegenstelling tot berichten in de media zou de NSA gebruikers van anonimiseringssoftware zoals Tor en Tails helemaal niet automatisch als extremist bestempelen, zo stelt de Amerikaanse beveiligingsexpert Robert Graham . Hij reageert op de onthullingen die deze week door Duitse media werden gedaan... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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Other Dutch news

Russische wet verplicht opslag privgegevens in RuslandLocation: Twitter - San Francisco, United States
Date published: 05-07-2014

Het Russische parlement heeft gisteren een wetsvoorstel goedgekeurd waardoor internetbedrijven worden verplicht om de privgegevens van Russische internetgebruikers in Rusland op te slaan. Dit zou inhouden dat bedrijven als Facebook en Twitter worden gedwongen om data van gebruikers af te staan. Di... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: United States(2),government(3),social media(4)

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Dutch advisories

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