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IndiaPostLive - International Cooperation Against Cyber-Crime

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Subha Roy

indiapostlive.com - Cyber experts and technocrats share their ideas on International Cooperation Against Cyber-Crime. The United States of America’s budget against cyber attacks at $ 10 Billion surpasses that for figh...

Technology

Top 5 legal issues on connected cars

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IoTLAW

iotlaw.net - Here are the main legal topics on connected cars covered during the Connected Automobiles conference where I gave a presentation named “Privacy and regulations: state-of-the-art and future issues” ...

Technology

Intel And Europol together against the cybercrime

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Security Affairs

securityaffairs.co - Europol received a boost in its fight against cybercrime after McAfee signed an MOU to help shore up Europol’s security operations. The MOU will see the two combine resources and expertise in formi...

Technology

Masque Attack - every iOS app could be compromised

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Felix Ehlers (flex)

securityaffairs.co - In these days Apple the community has discovered that is vulnerable to WireLurker, a new strain of malware that is able to infect Apple iPhone and iPad syphoning user’data. The malware was discover...

Technology

RED ALERT: Dangerous Exploit Poses Major Threat To All Android Users

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Jamie Lee

extensiondefender.com - If you own an Android phone or know someone who does, you’re going to want to read this. While conducting research on adware and other threads for Extension Defender, I have came across a vicious p...

Science

A Nightmare on Malware Street - CoinVault - Securelist

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Troels Oerting (EC3)

securelist.com - Another ransomware has been spotted in the wild lately, branded as 'CoinVault'. This one involves some interesting details worth mentioning, including the peculiar characteristic of offering the fr...

Business

International Raids Target Sites Selling Contraband on the ‘Dark Web’ - NYTimes.com

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Kevin Jordan

nytimes.com - In the digital marketplace, they operated as a secret underground with names like Blue Sky and Silk Road 2.0 where anonymous buyers could purchase drugs, stolen credit cards and weapons, or even hi...

Technology

The Internet of Things (IoT) will fail if security has no context - SC Magazine

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Siddhartha

scmagazine.com - The Internet of Things (IoT) has everyone giddy. You can record shows with your phone that you forgot to set on your DVR before you left the house. You can unlock your house without a key or turn o...

Technology

Gendarmes du cyberespace : « Les données sont là, tout autour » - Le nouvel Observateur

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Mathieu Anard

rue89.nouvelobs.com - Un gendarme à la Division de lutte contre la cybercriminalite de la Gendarmerie nationale, à Rosny-sous-Bois, en 2009 (WITT/SIPA) Dans son domaine, le colonel Eric Freyssinet est un crack. Depuis q...

Technology

Security Affairs on Pinterest

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Security Affairs

pinterest.com - British firm now owned by Vodafone aided GCHQ in wiretapping undersea cables DoubleDirect MitM Attacks are targeting users worldwide Brazilian bank users threatened by 2 malicious apps deployed on ...

Education

Tendências do Cybercrime que Prevalecerão na Área de TI

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Alan Teixeira

under-linux.org - Tendências do Cybercrime que Prevalecerão na Área de TI A segurança cibernética tem sido um assunto prevalente nas manchetes dos noticiários em todo o mundo, e os assuntos relacionados tem causado ...

Technology

Inside A Hacker

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Info Security Buzz

informationsecuritybuzz.com - Hacking isn’t always about causing damage or destruction for financial gain. The objective of many hackers, especially “hacktivists,” is purely to raise awareness, influence someone, or send a poli...

Business

UK National Crime Agency Arrests Five in Cybercrime Sweep, While Threats Continue

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eTeknix

eteknix.com - As part of an international operation targeting cybercriminals using remote access tools (RATs) to hijack computers, five people were arrested in the UK. There is an international effort to promote...

Technology

Spam Nation: Cybercrime and spam are far bigger security threats than you think - TechRepublic

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Northcutt

techrepublic.com - Many of us think of spam as a regular, everyday email nuisance, but a newly released book by cybersecurity blogger Brian Krebs paints a far more sinister picture. He reports that the same players a...

Technology

Protect Your Smartphone (English Edition) eBook: Victoria Roddel: Amazon.fr: Boutique Kindle

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Victoria Roddel

amazon.fr - Présentation de l'éditeur The same internet safety principles you practice on your home computer apply to your smartphone. Know how to protect your smartphone, the information it contains, get rid ...

World

Users of Remote Access Trojans arrested in EU cybercrime operation

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Benjamin Gooch

europol.europa.eu - This week, Europol and several law enforcement and judicial authorities carried out an action against EU citizens, mainly teenagers and young adults, who are suspected of using remote access trojan...

Technology

Criminals hacked ATMs with knowledge of default settings

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Security Affairs

securityaffairs.co - Another story of ATM hacking is circulating on the web, once again criminals exploited the knowledge of the default configuration of the machine, factory-set passcodes. The hackers haven’t run a br...

Business

Rasen firm in first to fight cybercrime - Market Rasen Mail

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Secure Cyber

marketrasenmail.co.uk - Market Rasen-based SJG Digital has become the first company in the East Midlands to become a certification body for the government’s Cyberessentials scheme. Organisations and companies trading and ...

Politics

Edmonton police plan new cybercrime unit

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Kim Taylor

edmontonjournal.com - Policing in Edmonton is about to get a little more high-tech. The Edmonton Police Service is forming a new unit to investigate cybercrime, which will focus on crime that uses or targets computers o...

Technology

A Creepy Site Shows Sleeping Babies Through Hacked Webcams

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infocrowler

infocrowler.com - Earlier a report disclosed on how a website is showing footage from 73,000 unsecured security cameras around the world. Now the same site is showing live feeds of sleeping babies and offices in the...

Leisure

Recent nieuws | WeSecureIT

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WeSecureIT

wesecureit.nl - Cryptolocker. Een verschrikkelijk vervelend en angstaanjagend virus. Het virus blokkeert en versleuteld al uw bestanden op de computer. Wanneer u een bestand wilt openen, kan dat niet meer. Het bes...

Business

Diverting a Cyber Monday Security Storm

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Info Security Buzz

informationsecuritybuzz.com - Black Friday marks the unofficial start of the in-store holiday shopping season, and on December 1, consumers across the United States will hit the Internet in search of great deals, spending over ...

Technology

Password protected document spreads banking malware

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ArabSec

sectechno.com - New malware have been uncovered by TrendMicro that is targeting users to grab bank credentials. Today most people use the online banking services to pay for any product and this makes such malware ...

Leisure

Fake Viber ”Missed call” Email Alert Delivers Malware, Hacks Your PC.

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infocrowler

infocrowler.com - Scam emails are being received by Viber users around the globe, these emails claim to be sent by Viber messaging app giving you a missed call waiting alert. It invites you to use a link to listen t...

Technology

Experts Predict Retailers Will Face Holiday Hacking Surge - The CIO Report - WSJ

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Sam Erdheim

blogs.wsj.com - November 21, 2014, 5:33 PM ET Experts Predict Retailers Will Face Holiday Hacking Surge

Technology

Hackers Target PayPal Users with ‘Apple Store Receipt’ Phishing Emails

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infocrowler

infocrowler.com - After all the hacks and spams cybercriminals have now started a new campaign to get the PayPal login credentials of the user. They are delivering fraudulent emails to users telling them that a paym...

Leisure

Happy Holidays (for the bad guys, maybe not for you) -

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Emerging Future

blog.trendmicro.com - Many of us are now getting ready for Thanksgiving in the United States. This marks the traditional start of the annual holiday shopping season. Before we jump into this year’s holiday shopping seas...

Crime

Man pleads guilty in New York cybercrime case

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Hihid

hihid.co - Yahoo News - Man pleads guilty in New York cybercrime case Associated Press - Sat, Nov 22, 2014 A California man has pleaded guilty in New York City for his role marketing malware that federal auth...

Technology

Intel and Europol Partners in Cybercrime — Security Gladiators

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Security Affairs

securitygladiators.com - An MOU between Intel Security Firm and Europol, will see the two combine resources and Expertise in combating cybercrime, in an already porous battle line. As cybercriminals advance their technique...

Business

UK police make four arrests in international cyber crime crackdown - Cyber Parse

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Eng. Mahmoud Soliman

cyberparse.co.uk - UK police have made four arrests as part of an international crackdown on cyber criminals who use malware tools to hijack computers and steal data. The UK raids were led by the National Crime Agenc...

Technology

Next Facebook Status Update Could Get You Robbed? ~ Social Mediaroid

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Mohenesh Buthgumwa

socialmediaroid.com - Next Facebook Status Update Could Get You Robbed? Will your next ‎Facebook status update get you robbed? Social networks are a data entry that permits individuals to share and unite in means that w...

Business

SMEs in the Front Line to Combat Cybercrime

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Baker Tilly Internat

bakertillyinternational.com - The menace of cybercrime is growing at an alarming rate and is costing businesses millions of dollars every year. Digitally stored information assets are particularly vulnerable. The growth of virt...

Leisure

Fake Viber ''Missed call'' Email Alert Delivers Malware, Hacks Your PC.

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George McGMaryland

hackread.com - Scam emails are being received by Viber users around the globe, these emails claim to be sent by Viber messaging app giving you a missed call waiting alert. It invites you to use a link to listen t...

Technology

Hackers Target PayPal Users with 'Apple Store Receipt' Phishing Emails

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George McGMaryland

hackread.com - is a News Platform that centers on InfoSec, Cyber Crime, Privacy, Surveillance and Hacking News with full-scale reviews on Social Media Platforms & Technology trends. Founded in 2011, HackRead is b...

Business

Hackers to probe cybercrime defenses at British banks

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Dominique Vanpée

japantimes.co.jp - LONDON – In the next few months, hackers will try to penetrate the cyberdefenses of Britain’s major banks and steal information about millions of customers. But for once they will be welcome. Banks...

World

Cyber Crime | Nottinghamshire Police

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gba

nottinghamshire.police.uk - 'Cyber crime’ is a term used to define any crime that takes place online or where a where a digital system is targeted by means of a criminal attack. Nottinghamshire Police takes cyber criminality ...

World

Crime Survey for Lagos State, Nigeria

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CityGuide Nigeria

docs.google.com - Note: If you've witnessed multiple Crimes then please fill out this survey once for each individual Crime.

Technology

CS-I News: Google's Secret NSA Alliance, Risks of Automated Threat Response, Cybercrime.

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CyberSecIntel

us3.campaign-archive2.com - In mid-December 2009, engineers at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, began to suspect that hackers in China had obtained access to private Gmail accounts, including those used by ...

Technology

European Intelligence Warns of Impending Cyber Murders |

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Colin Dalton

betabeat.com - The Internet of Things (IoT) holds the utopian promise of connecting all of our cars, home appliances, vital organs and marijuana inhalers into an Internet-fueled web of quantified everything. It a...

Technology

Manual phishing attacks are the simplest and most effective hacking technique

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Stef Liethoff

cyberdefensemagazine.com - A study published by Google demonstrates that manual phishing attacks are the simplest and most effective method for hacking email accounts. A study recently published by Google demonstrates that s...

Technology

Hacked from ‘US servers’: Ecuador leader claims attacks on his private computer — RT News

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Robert Castro

rt.com - Ecuador's President Rafael Correa.(Reuters / Jorge Dan Lopez) Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa has accused the US of “systematic, high-tech” cyber-attacks on his private internet accounts and com...

Art & Entertainment

New skimmer device discovered at RTD station; several victims say money missing from accounts - 7NEWS Denver TheDenverChannel.com

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Robert Castro

thedenverchannel.com - DENVER - RTD customer credit card information has been stolen with the use of a skimmer that the transit company didn't know about until recently. On Nov. 4, RTD discovered three skimmers on light ...

Technology

Who is out there waiting to spy on you or steal your data? • The Register

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dramaticdevelopments

theregister.co.uk - The growth rate of digital attacks continues to alarm. According to PwC’s Global State of Information Security Survey 2015, the number of reported incidents rose by 48 per cent this year to 42.8 mi...

Technology

Cybercrime-as-a-Service, the rise of hacking se...

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BPA

scoop.it - Security expert Dancho Danchev profiled one of the numerous hacking services offered in the underground highlighting new trends in cybercrime ecosystem

Science

CHINA: Trend micro report on Chinese Mobile Und...

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BPA

scoop.it - This report provides a brief overview of some basic underground activities in the mobile space in China, describing products and services.

Science

RUSSIA: Evolution of the Russian underground of...

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BPA

scoop.it - TrendMicro has published an excellent study on the evolution of the Russian underground, detailing products, services and related prices.

Technology

BRAZIL: A deep look into the Brazilian undergro...

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BPA

scoop.it - Trend Micro has published a new study on black cyber-markets focusing on product and services offered on the Brazilian underground.

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