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CIC News for 02-08-2014 contains 23 articles: cybercrime(12),cyber security(7),data breach(0),other(4)

CIC News update contains 14 English and 9 Dutch articles for today.
There are 0 published advisories, 0 are English and 0 are Dutch.
In today's English news articles:
- 8 related to cybercrime
- 6 related to cyber security
- 0 related to data breach and identity theft
- 0 for the category other news

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

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English cybercrime related news

Hackers target video game companies to lift copy protections and develop cheatsLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 01-08-2014

Video game companies are being targeted by hackers who are likely going after information that will enable them to crack digital rights management protections and play games for free, as well as develop cheat patches, according to a Tuesday post by Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit (CTU). The att... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: hackers(1),patch(1),threat(1)

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About 2,800 victims of worldwide info-stealing campaign targeting various sectorsLocation: Kaspersky HQ - Moscow, Russia
Date published: 01-08-2014

Russian espionage malware adapted for ransomware scams The attackers are still unknown because they have left no hints behind as to their true identities. An unidentified threat group has compromised approximately 2,800 victims from various sectors around the world in an information stealing campaig... Read more

Source: www.scmagazine.com

Top found tags: United States(2),Kaspersky Lab(4),malware(4)

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POWELIKS: Malware Hides In Windows RegistryLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 01-08-2014

We spotted a malware that hides all its malicious codes in the Windows Registry. The said tactic provides evasion and stealth mechanisms to the malware, which Trend Micro detects as TROJ_POWELIKS.A. When executed, TROJ_POWELIKS.A downloads files, which can cause further system infection.Systems ... Read more

Source: trendmicro.com

Top found tags: telecom sector(2),Trend Micro(2),cybercrime(3)

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Despite warnings, computers still vulnerable to hackers of start-up codesLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 02-08-2014

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A multi-year effort to prevent hackers from altering computers while they boot up has largely failed because of lax application of preventive steps, researchers say, despite disclosures that flaws are being exploited. In the latest sign that the problem persists, researcher... Read more

Source: reuters.com

Top found tags: Black Hat(4),government(6),United States(8)

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Despite warnings, computers still vulnerable to hackers of start-up codesLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 02-08-2014

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A multi-year effort to prevent hackers from altering computers while they boot up has largely failed because of lax application of preventive steps, researchers say, despite disclosures that flaws are being exploited. In the latest sign that the problem persists, researcher... Read more

Source: reuters.com

Top found tags: Black Hat(4),government(6),United States(8)

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Android App SandroRAT Targets Polish Banking Users via Phishing EmailLocation: Google HQ - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 02-08-2014

Europe is currently under attack by spammers trying to get control of Android devices. In Germany the distribution method is via SMS (text) messages, as you can read in this recent McAfee Labs post, while in Poland there is an ongoing email spam campaign distributing a new variant of an Android remo... Read more

Source: blogs.mcafee.com

Top found tags: update(2),cybercrime(3),telecom sector(14)

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English cyber security related news

How one judge single-handedly killed trust in the US technology industryLocation: Brussels,Belgium
Date published: 01-08-2014

Some people volunteer at shelters. Some people play video games. Some work tirelessly for 80 hours a week for the sake of their startup. Some destroy the global trust in the US technology industry. Microsoft ordered to hand over overseas email, throwing EU privacy rights in the fire Microsoft ordere... Read more

Source: www.zdnet.com

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

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Judge rules against Microsoft in email privacy caseLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 31-07-2014

A U.S. district court judge has ruled against Microsoft in the companys effort to oppose a U.S. government search warrant for emails stored in Ireland. On Thursday, Judge Loretta Preska of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York rejected the companys appeal of an earlier ... Read more

Source: www.pcworld.com

Top found tags: United States(2),Department of Justice(3),government(4)

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Microsoft security sandbox for IE: Still broken after all these yearsLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 01-08-2014

sandbox in almost all versions of Internet Explorer, and Microsoft says it has no immediate plans to fix it, according to researchers from Hewlett-Packard. The exploit technique, laid out in a blog post published Thursday, significantly lowers the bar for attacks that surreptitiously install malware... Read more

Source: arstechnica.com

Top found tags: Microsoft(2),telecom sector(2),Google(3)

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Thousands of Mozilla developers e-mail addresses, password hashes exposedLocation: Mozilla - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 02-08-2014

exploited by hackers, Mozilla officials warned Friday. About 76,000 e-mail addresses and 4,000 password hashes were left on a publicly accessible server for about 30 days beginning June 23, according to a blog post . There is no indication the data was accessed, but Mozilla officials investigating t... Read more

Source: arstechnica.com

Top found tags: website(1),e-mail(2),cyber security(4)

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English data breach and identity theft related news

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Dutch cybercrime related news

Microsoft bezorgd over testmethode anti-virustestsLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 02-08-2014

Microsoft maakt zich zorgen over de testmethode die bij anti-virustests wordt gebruikt, omdat er geen rekening met de impact en verspreiding van malware wordt houden. De afgelopen weken verschenen verschillende tests waarin Microsofts anti-virussoftware vaak onderaan eindigde. Volgens Microsoft kijk... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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Twee langdurige cyberspionagecampagnes ontmaskerdLocation: Kaspersky HQ - Moscow, Russia
Date published: 02-08-2014

Deze week hebben een Russisch en Amerikaans beveiligingsbedrijf twee langdurige spionagecampagnes ontmaskerd, die vaak via eenvoudige tactieken bij hun doelwitten weten binnen te dringen. Het Amerikaanse FireEye schrijft over een campagne genaamd "PittyTiger" die sinds 2011 actief zou zijn. De groep... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: malware(3),Kaspersky Lab(4),United States(4)

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Dutch cyber security related news

Burgerrechtenbeweging EFF: wifi-routers zijn hopeloos lekLocation: Electronic Frontier Foundation - San Francisco, United States
Date published: 02-08-2014

Dit jaar zullen de Amerikaanse digitale burgerrechtenbeweging EFF en het beveiligingsbedrijf Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) tijdens de Def Con conferentie in Las Vegas een wedstrijd organiseren om te laten zien dat wifi-routers ondanks eerdere onderzoeken nog altijd "hopeloos" lek zijn. De EF... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: conference(3),Electronic Frontier Foundation(3),United States(4)

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Other Dutch news

Nicta maakt 'veilige' SeL4-microkernel opensourceLocation: New York, United States
Date published: 01-08-2014

De firma Nicta en General Dynamics C4 Systems hebben deze week de SeL4-microkernel vrijgegeven als opensourcesoftware. Het gaat onder andere om de complete code van de kernel, tools, libraries en voorbeeldprogramma's. SeL4, voluit de Secure Embedded L4-microkernel, kwam vijf jaar geleden in het nieu... Read more

Source: tweakers.net

Top found tags: NL(1)

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Mozilla lekt e-mailadressen 76.000 ontwikkelaarsLocation: Mozilla - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 02-08-2014

Mozilla heeft per ongeluk de e-mailadressen van 76.000 ontwikkelaars, alsmede de versleutelde wachtwoorden van 4.000 ontwikkelaars, op internet gelekt. Het lek ontstond op 23 juni door een mislukte "schoonmaakactie" van de database van het Mozilla Developer Network (MDN). Daardoor verscheen er een d... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: e-mail(1),NL(1),website(1)

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Twitter neemt team achter wachtwoordmanager Mitro overLocation: Twitter - San Francisco, United States
Date published: 02-08-2014

Twitter heeft het team achter de wachtwoordmanager Mitro overgenomen, waarop de code van de software opensource is gemaakt. Mitro is een wachtwoordmanager die wachtwoorden kan genereren, delen en opslaan. Het is bedoeld voor zowel individuen als groepen mensen om toegang tot gegevens te krijgen. Vol... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: social media(2),Electronic Frontier Foundation(3),United States(4)

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Zogenaamde raketvideo MH17 verspreidt ongewenste softwareLocation: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 02-08-2014

Scammers gebruiken de ramp met de gecrashte vlucht MH17 voor het verspreiden van zogeheten "potentieel ongewenste software" en links naar enqutes. En van de scams zou zich volgens International Business Time inmiddels als een lopend vuurtje via Facebook verspreiden. Zodra gebruikers op een link ... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: scam(1),website(1),social media(2)

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