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CIC News for 20-07-2014 contains 22 articles: cybercrime(8),cyber security(7),data breach(2),other(5)

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

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

Have fun reading.

English cybercrime related news

Financial firms lax on cybercrime lossesLocation: Kaspersky HQ - Moscow, Russia
Date published: 19-07-2014

new survey finds that half of financial companies reimburse customer losses caused by Internet fraud without investigating the circumstances.A new survey finds that as many as 52% of financial companies reimburse customer losses caused by Internet fraud without investigating the circumstances.Kasper... Read more

Source: businesstech.co.za

Top found tags: financial sector(2),cybercrime(4),Kaspersky Lab(4)

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A new PushDo botnet variant infected 11,000 machine in 24 hoursLocation: Bogota, Colombia
Date published: 19-07-2014

Security Experts at Bitdefender report that a new PushDo variant emerged from the underground compromising 11,000 machine in 24 hours.Security experts at BitDefender have recently detected a surge in the number of Pushdo trojan infections analyzing data from e sinkholing of C&C domains used by the m... Read more

Source: securityaffairs.co

Top found tags: United Kingdom(2),malware(4),cybercrime(6)

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22 foreign nationals arrested on cyber crime chargesLocation: Jakarta, DKI Jakarta, Indonesia
Date published: 20-07-2014

Batam, Riau Islands (ANTARA News) - Police arrested 22 foreign nationals for allegedly being involved in cyber crime at the Bukit Senyum elite housing complex in Batam city on Saturday.\"According to the information, the 22 foreign nationals have been arrested for alleged involvement in a swindle an... Read more

Source: www.antaranews.com

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

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SOHOpelessly BROKEN hacking contest aims to test home router securityLocation: DEF CON - Las Vegas, United States
Date published: 18-07-2014

Over the past few years, consumer-grade routers have emerged as a key security threat. Whether manufactured by Asus, Linksys, D-Link, Micronet, Tenda, TP-Link, or others, small office/home office (SOHO) routers have suffered a variety of real-world attacks that in some cases have allowed hackers to ... Read more

Source: arstechnica.com

Top found tags: conference(2),DEF CON(2),0-day(1)

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Discovered a new Havex variant which hit SCADA via OPCLocation: F-Secure - Helsinki, Finland
Date published: 20-07-2014

Researchers at FireEye have detected a new variant of Havex RAT, which scans SCADA network via Object linking and embedding for Process Control (OPC).Security experts at F-Secure and Symantec have recently announced a surge of malicious campaigns based on Havex malware against critical infrast... Read more

Source: securityaffairs.co

Top found tags: Windows(1),antivirus(2),critical infrastructure(6)

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Australian Federal Police foil Russian crime gangs $570m cyber theft bid as nation loses $4.6 billion-a-year to computer crimeLocation: Sydney, Australia
Date published: 20-07-2014

POLICE have foiled an elaborate bid by a Russian organised crime gang to steal $570 million from Australian companies it hacked into.Australian Federal Police are expecting arrests to be made overseas in what is an ongoing investigation by it and Russian authorities into the massive attempted theft.... Read more

Source: www.heraldsun.com.au

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

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English cyber security related news

Beware! Its RansomwareLocation: Ransom, United States
Date published: 18-07-2014

Cyber security experts have warned Internet users about Ransomware, a special kind of malware that is doing the rounds these days and can sneak in and gain access to important files in a computer. Once in control, the malware, rather audaciously, demands ransom from the users to allow th... Read more

Source: www.thehindu.com

Top found tags: malware(2),trojan(2),telecom sector(10)

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A closer look at Edward Snowdens latest revelations concerning government surveillanceLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 19-07-2014

A closer look at Edward Snowdens latest revelations concerning government. surveillance In a lengthy interview with the Guardian, NSA whistle blower Edward Snowden spoke with editor Alan Rusbridger about his extraordinary rise to infamy. Currently in exile in Russia, he talked about how he dissem... Read more

Source: itproportal.com

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

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Illegal spyware tracks smartphone usersLocation:
Date published: 20-07-2014

VietNamNet Bridge The Ha Noi Department of Information and Communication s has recently caught a private IT company spying on 14,140 mobile phone subscribers using the Ptracker software. Initial police investigations showed that the Viet Hong Company's malicious software used on digital devices ... Read more

Source: english.vietnamnet.vn

Top found tags: government(2),malware(3),telecom sector(10)

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Cyber Criminals Hitting Small Businesses With Inadequate SecurityLocation: Neiman Marcus - Dallas, United States
Date published: 19-07-2014

Cybercrime is a growing threat for businesses as attackers are getting more creative and skilled in their methods of stealing information, The Tennessean reports. Cyberattacks on large companies such as Target, Neiman Marcus and P.F. Chang's have made headlines but what most don't realize is that sm... Read more

Source: www.thecrimereport.org

Top found tags: threat(1),cyber security(2),cybercrime(6)

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English data breach and identity theft related news

Lincoln Woman Arrested For Identity Theft, StealingLocation: Lincoln, United States
Date published: 19-07-2014

LINCOLN, Neb. A 64-year-old Lincoln woman is out more than 14,000 dollars today after police say her translator stole money from her bank account and open credit cards in her name.Police said 19-year-old Martha Rik went to the bank with the 64-year-old woman to translate, giving her access to the... Read more

Source: identitytheftsolutiontips.com

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

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Other English news

Credit Card Skimming: How Thieves Can Swipe Your InfoLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 20-07-2014

Police say thieves have used swiping devices to steal card numbers from ATMs, gas pumps and drive-thrus.... Read more

Source: abcnews.go.com

Top found tags: skimming(1),credit card(2),financial sector(4)

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English advisories

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Dutch cybercrime related news

"Overheid moet cybersecurity-campagnes blijven herhalen"Location: Kaspersky HQ - Moscow, Russia
Date published: 20-07-2014

Net zoals overheidscampagnes die al jarenlang waarschuwen om niet met alcohol op achter het stuur te gaan moeten ook campagnes die burgers voor de risico's op internet waarschuwen continu worden herhaald. Daarvoor pleit David Emm, onderzoeker van het Russische anti-virusbedrijf Kaspersky Lab. Volgen... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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Dutch cyber security related news

Eerste versie van Open Wireless Router gelanceerdLocation: New York City, New York, United States
Date published: 20-07-2014

Tijdens de HOPE X conferentie in New York is de allereerste experimentele versie van de Open Wireless Router gelanceerd, een router-update die ervoor zorgt dat de wifi-verbinding voor andere mensen wordt opengezet. Deze open toegang wordt via een apart gastengedeelte geregeld. Dit moet niet alleen i... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: conference(2),cyber security(2),update(2)

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EFF: HTTP moet volledig van internet verdwijnenLocation: New York City, New York, United States
Date published: 20-07-2014

Als het aan de digitale Amerikaanse burgerrechtenbeweging Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) ligt verdwijnt het HTTP-protocol volledig van het internet. Tijdens een presentatie op de HOPE X conferentie in New York genaamd "HTTP Must Die", wees de EFF op de grote risico's van HTTP. Verkeer dat via ... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: information security(2),government(4),United States(6)

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Other Dutch news

PayPal-bug laat webshops willekeurig bedrag afrekenenLocation: PayPal HQ - San Jose, United States
Date published: 20-07-2014

Een bug in de online betaaldienst PayPal maakt het mogelijk voor webshops om elk willekeurig bedrag af te rekenen nadat de klant zijn bevestiging voor een ander bedrag heeft gegeven. Zodoende denkt de klant dat hij iets voor 1 euro koopt, terwijl de webshop bijvoorbeeld 200 euro afrekent. De klant k... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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Nu.nl laat advertenties extra op malware controlerenLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 20-07-2014

Nadat er begin deze maand besmette advertenties op Nu.nl verschenen heeft de website extra maatregelen genomen om herhaling te voorkomen. Zo worden advertenties vaker op malware gecontroleerd. Dat laat de populaire nieuwssite tegenover Tweakers.net weten. Aanvallers wisten kwaadaardige advertenties ... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: update(1),website(1),patch(2)

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Dutch advisories

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