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CIC News for 03-08-2014 contains 24 articles: cybercrime(6),cyber security(6),data breach(0),other(12)

CIC News update contains 18 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:
- 2 related to cybercrime
- 5 related to cyber security
- 0 related to data breach and identity theft
- 11 for the category other news

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

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English cybercrime related news

USB sticks or the keys to the kingdom? Hackers turn USBs into security threatsLocation: Black Hat - Las Vegas, United States
Date published: 01-08-2014

USB sticks or the keys to the kingdom? Hackers turn USBs into security threats. USB devices are ubiquitous: keyboards, mice, headsets and pocket drives and now they have become a potential security threat. Karsten Nohl, the chief scientist at SR Labs in Germany, has released a report that says malic... Read more

Source: itproportal.com

Top found tags: Karsten Nohl(2),malware(3),Black Hat(4)

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English cyber security related news

Feds Silk Road Investigation Broke Privacy Laws, Defendant Tells CourtLocation: Reykjavik, Iceland
Date published: 02-08-2014

Ross Ulbricht. Ross Ulbricht. [gallery-ca] Courtesy of the Ulbricht Family The Department of Justice sees its takedown of the billion-dollar Silk Road black market as a massive, victorious drug bust. Ross Ulbricht, the alleged creator of that anonymous contraband bazaar, now wants to cast the case i... Read more

Source: wired.com

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

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GCHQ awards cyber security approval to 6 Masters degreesLocation: GCHQ - Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Date published: 01-08-2014

GCHQ awards cyber security approval to 6 Masters degrees. GCHQ has rubber stamped six Masters degrees in cyber security that it hopes increases the countrys defences against all facets of a critical threat. Related: GCHQ shocked by intimate bodyparts while spying on millions of webcam... Read more

Source: itproportal.com

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

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Fury as CIA found guilty of spying on SenateLocation: White House - Washington D.C., United States
Date published: 01-08-2014

Fury as CIA found guilty of spying on Senate. An internal investigation has found the CIA guilty of hacking the US Senate during the preparation of its Intelligence committee's report on CIA's controversial detention and interrogation scheme. The investigation found that CIA officers bypassed a fire... Read more

Source: itproportal.com

Top found tags: Intel(1),report(1),cyber security(2)

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Mozilla Accidentally Dumps Info of 76,000 Developers to Public Web ServerLocation: Mozilla - Mountain View, United States
Date published: 03-08-2014

Mozilla Exposes Email Addresses of 76,000 Developers and 4,000 Password Hashes Mozilla, the foundation behind the popular Firefox Web Browser, warned on Friday that it had mistakenly exposed information on almost 80,000 members of its Mozilla Developer Network (MDN) as a result of a botched data san... Read more

Source: securityweek.com

Top found tags: password(1),website(1),cyber security(2)

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English data breach and identity theft related news

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Other English news

Snowden a Recluse One Year on From Russia AsylumLocation: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 02-08-2014

MOSCOU - Fugitive US intelligence agent Edward Snowden marked on Thursday one year of political asylum in Russia, where he continues to live a life shrouded in mystery amid a dearth of public appearances. Little has been heard on the movements of the former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor ... Read more

Source: securityweek.com

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

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Cannabis-stuffed drone crashes outside maximum security prisonLocation: South Carolina, United States
Date published: 01-08-2014

PaulMCCooper. Cannabis-stuffed drone crashes outside maximum security prison Drones are being put to use in all kinds of new and innovative areas. Whether it's Amazon experimenting with delivery drones, or drones being used to check for damage to rail systems and aircraft, unmanned aircraft are tran... Read more

Source: itproportal.com

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

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Dragon's Den star Piers Linney will "reform UK tech industry" in new government roleLocation: Linn, United States
Date published: 01-08-2014

Dragon's Den star Piers Linney will "reform UK tech industry" in new government. role Joanna Shields, Chair of Tech City UK, will be joining the Prime Ministers Digital Taskforce as adviser on the country's digital economy, while current Dragon's Den TV star and business expert Piers Linney is al... Read more

Source: itproportal.com

Top found tags: TV (1),government(5),United Kingdom(6)

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Get a TOP SECRET job at the NSA... through LinkedIn?Location: National Security Agency - Fort Meade, United States
Date published: 01-08-2014

Get a TOP SECRET job at the NSA... through LinkedIn?. The NSA is looking for a Director of Strategic Communications on LinkedIn. Why is it even advertised? When you think of NSA you probably do think about job security. Nice government job. Good benefits. Nice pension. But, what we never thought wou... Read more

Source: itproportal.com

Top found tags: NSA (1),social media(2),government(4)

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Samba patch fixes critical vulnerabilityLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 03-08-2014

network to take control of a host running a vulnerable version of the Samba nmbd NetBIOS name services daemon. Samba is an open source implementation of the SMB/CIFS network file sharing protocol. SMB/CIFS is most famous as the protocol used in file sharing over Microsoft Windows networks, and Samba... Read more

Source: www.zdnet.com

Top found tags: patch(2),Ubuntu(2),update(2)

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Police Nab Another Credit Card Fraud SuspectLocation: Island, United States
Date published: 31-07-2014

Hawaii Island police arrested the second of four suspects wanted for alleged fraudulent use of a credit card.Colvin Gaspar, 22, of Kailua-Kona was arrested in Kailua-Kona at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday and charged with four counts of violating probation and four counts of contempt of court. Bail was set a... Read more

Source: bigislandnow.com

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

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Suspected skimming device found at Circle KLocation: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date published: 01-08-2014

St. Petersburg, Florida -- The Circle K/Shell station at 54th Avenue and 71st Street North has been shut down after an employee discovered what Pinellas County deputies say is a suspected skimming device on a gas pump.Bob Camposecco was about to fill up when an employee was checking the pump opposit... Read more

Source: www.wtsp.com

Top found tags: EN(1),skimming(1),financial sector(2)

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WORLDS MOST SECURE ANTI-SKIMMING CARD READER RELEASEDLocation: ING HQ - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 01-08-2014

Ohio-based company Diebold recently launched what it claims to be the worlds most secure anti-skimming card reader called ActiveEdge.The product works by shifting a cards insertion angle by 90 degrees, which helps it thwart devices installed on ATMs to steal the information on a card ... Read more

Source: www.pymnts.com

Top found tags: threat(1),USB (1),financial sector(4)

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Romanian card 'skimmer' jailed, despite 'innocent abroad' pleaLocation: Durham, United States
Date published: 02-08-2014

A ROMANIAN falsely claimed to be an innocent abroad and the victim of a criminal gang to avoid jail for repeated credit card skimming frauds, a court heard.Travelling crook Sandu-Nicu Lacatus also tried to use his impending fatherhood to preserve his freedom his wife is several month... Read more

Source: www.thenorthernecho.co.uk

Top found tags: credit card(2),United Kingdom(2),financial sector(4)

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FTC sues companies involved in multi-million credit card scamLocation: Federal Trade Commission - Washington, United States
Date published: 03-08-2014

With more than $26 million in unauthorized charges, several companies have been charged by the Federal Trade Commission for processing credit card payments illegally -- aiding a wide-scale internet scam that repeatedly charged customers for products they never ordered.The FTC filed a complaint on Ju... Read more

Source: www.techtimes.com

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

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English advisories

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Dutch cybercrime related news

Hackers verdacht van verboden beelden op Chinese televisieLocation: Beijing, China
Date published: 03-08-2014

Hackers zouden mogelijk verantwoordelijk zijn voor een aanval op een Chinese kabelaar waardoor alle televisiekanalen gedurende 10 minuten lang beelden en boodschappen lieten zien die in China verboden zijn, zoals foto's van de protestdemonstratie op het plein van de Hemelse Vrede in 1989. Ook werden... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: NL(1),China(2),government(2)

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Malware verstopt zich volledig in Windows RegisterLocation: Microsoft HQ - Redmond, United States
Date published: 03-08-2014

Malware gebruikt al jaren het Windows Register om zich bijvoorbeeld tijdens het opstarten van Windows te laden, maar onderzoekers hebben nu een malware-exemplaar ontdekt dat zich volledig in het Windows Register verbergt. Dit zou het lastiger moeten maken om te malware te vinden en te analyseren. De... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: Trend Micro(2),trojan(2),cybercrime(5)

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Onderzoekers claimen iPhone-botnet te kunnen maken via WindowsLocation: Apple HQ - Cupertino, United States
Date published: 03-08-2014

Onderzoekers zullen volgende week tijdens de Black Hat conferentie in Las Vegas een nieuwe aanval demonstreren waarbij ze iPhones via bekende en nieuwe lekken in iOS, in combinatie met een besmette Windowscomputer, volledig kunnen overnemen en zodoende zelfs een iPhone-botnet zouden kunnen maken. Ee... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: Georgia Institute of Technology(4),mobile device(4),telecom sector(4)

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Dutch cyber security related news

"Internetgebruikers willen voor privacy gaan betalen"Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date published: 03-08-2014

Nu er steeds met privacyincidenten plaatsvinden en bedrijven doorgaan met het verzamelen van grote hoeveelheden gebruikersgegevens, zouden steeds meer internetgebruikers bereid zijn om voor hun privacy op het web te betalen. Dat beweert David Bakke van Money Crashers. "In zekere zin kun je al zeggen... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

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

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Japanse overheid adviseert router-update na DDoS-aanvallenLocation: Tokio, Japan
Date published: 03-08-2014

Het Japanse Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken en Telecom adviseert internetgebruikers om de firmware van hun router te updaten, zodat kwaadwillenden ze niet meer kunnen gebruiken voor het uitvoeren van DDoS-aanvallen. Aanvallen waar inmiddels miljoenen Japanners de dupe van zijn geworden. De aanvall... Read more

Source: www.security.nl

Top found tags: update(2),government(5),Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations(7)

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Dutch advisories

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