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New threat intelligence report skewers industry confusion, charlatans | ZDNet

zdnet.com

zdnet.com - In the young, billion-dollar growth sector of threat intel, vendors are falling over themselves to offer a confusingly diverse array of threat intelligence products. That's because right now, organ...

Technology

Uber logins available for sale in the Deep Web

Shared by Daniel Alvear

securityaffairs.co - ArsTechnica has discovered that two vendors on a marketplace in the underground are offering active Uber credential. During the weekend the vendors “Courvoisier” “ThinkingForward” are claiming to s...

World

Allanan al acusado de difundir las fotos del cuerpo de Nisman - Perfil.com

perfil.com - Adrián Bastianes. Desde su perfil de Twitter salieron a la luz las fotos del cuerpo del fiscal Alberto Nisman. | Foto: Cedoc La cuenta de Twitter de Adrián Bastianes se congeló el 21 de febrero pas...

Technology

British Airways rewards scheme hack highlights password problem

Shared by Engin Dikmen

computerweekly.com - The hacking of British Airways’ executive club frequent flyer accounts highlights the importance of using strong, unique passwords for all online accounts. The airline has confirmed that hackers ca...

Leisure

Hacker greifen Kundenkonten bei British Airways an

Shared by Treadstone 71

heise.de - Mehreren tausend Mitgliedern des Vielfliegerprogramms "Executive Club" bei British Airways wurden vorübergehend die Nutzerkonten eingefroren. Unbekannte Angreifer wollten sich der Accounts bemächti...

Business

Online banking fraud 'up by 48%'

Shared by David Wilde

bbc.co.uk - Losses from online banking fraud rose by 48% in 2014 compared with 2013 as consumers increasingly conducted their financial affairs on the internet. The rise is due to increased use of computer mal...

Business

Europe’s cyberdefence

technologist.eu - From organised crime to technical failures, Europe’s cyber-defender sees no shortage of challenges. Udo Helmbrecht, director of the European Union’s Agency for Network and Information Security, exp...

Business

Darknet Sheep Marketplace website owner arrested

securityaffairs.co - The Operation Onymous and the seizure of the popular Silkroad black market have deeply influenced the underground ecosystem. The closure of Silkroad advantaged other black markets like Evolution an...

Business

UK Companies Fail to Protect Against Cybercrime - markITwrite

Shared by Engin Dikmen

markitwrite.com - A new report by the UK government has found that a huge 98% of large UK companies don’t have insurance that could help them overcome damage caused by a cyber-attack. This is despite the fact that 8...

Technology

Is YOUR Uber account at risk? Thousands of details sold on dark web

Shared by A.T.O.M

dailymail.co.uk - Hackers are said to have obtained thousands of login details for Uber accounts worldwide - and are selling them for as little as $1.  Two sellers - known only as Courvoisier and ThinkingForward - a...

Environment

NCSC-2015-0236 [1.00]

ncsc.nl - 30-03-2015 - Splunk heeft een kwetsbaarheid in Splunk Enterprise verholpen.

Environment

NCSC-2015-0213 [1.05]

ncsc.nl - 30-03-2015 - Mozilla heeft een tweetal kwetsbaarheden in de Firefox webbrowser verholpen.

Technology

Cybercrime and How It Affects You – markITwrite

Shared by Engin Dikmen

markitwrite.com - When you buy a new car, you expect it to come with 3-5 doors that all lock securely. Each time before you walk away from your vehicle, you will lock those doors, and, the sensible among you will ac...

Crime

How Attacks Adapt - Blue Solutions Blog

softwarebloggers.co.uk - Communication continues to evolve through technology over the years. Unfortunately, cybercriminals are keeping pace and attacking the most popular means of communication. This  Trend Micro infograp...

Science

Analysis 2015

pfirsch.limequery.com - A note on privacy This survey is anonymous. The record of your survey responses does not contain any identifying information about you, unless a specific survey question explicitly asked for it. If...

Technology

British Airways confirms thousands of frequent-flyer accounts hacked

mashable.com - British Airways is the latest high-profile company to fall victim to a large-scale hack. The company confirmed on Sunday that a security breach affected tens of thousands of its users' frequent-fly...

Technology

Zuckerberg Talks Facebook’s Cybersecurity Strategy

pymnts.com - This was Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s update on the old Silicon Valley bon mot “move fast and break stuff,” and perhaps the best single descriptor of how the company evaluates security and avoids...

Technology

10 apps that will make your life infinitely easier

Shared by Cyber Lab

mashable.com - There are a lot of great smart calendar apps on the market, but Sunrise's balance of features and its dead-simple user interface make it a winner. The app syncs with Google, Microsoft Exchange and ...

Business

How Much Is Cyber Crime Costing U.S. Businesses?

Shared by عرفات

securitymagazine.com - Frankly, it’s costing U.S. businesses more than other nations’ enterprises worldwide, according to data collected in the 2014 Cost of Cyber Crime Study: United States from the Ponemon Institute and...

World

INTERPOL World

Shared by Stuart Clarke

nuix.com - Don't miss our speaking session with Stuart Clarke, Director of Cybersecurity & Investigation Services at INTERPOL World Theatre Cyber incidents and data breaches are increasing at an alarming rate...

Leisure

British Airways says some frequent flyer accounts hacked

msn.com - British Airways said on Sunday tens of thousands of its frequent flyer accounts had been hacked and that it had frozen those affected to sort the problem out. The airline said no personal informati...

Leisure

Duizenden gehackte WordPress-sites verspreiden malware - Security.NL

security.nl - De afgelopen weken zijn duizenden WordPress-sites gehackt die vervolgens worden gebruikt voor het verspreiden van malware. Het gaat ook om verschillende Nederlandse websites, waaronder nummeriban.n...

Business

Information Technology

ibblaw.co.uk - At IBB Solicitors, we have an exceptional level of expertise in all aspects of information technology law. Our lawyers are highly aware of the commercial opportunities and challenges facing cutting...

Technology

- HP Protect Roadshow

h22166.www2.hp.com - HP Protect Roadshow HP Enterprise Security Products mette a disposizione delle aziende, un'ampia gamma di soluzioni hardware e software adatte a rispondere alle minacce interne, esterne e al Cyber ...

Technology

Uber passwords from hacked accounts reportedly selling online for $1

mashable.com - One dollar may not get you much these days, but it could buy you a stolen password to an Uber account and free car rides around town. Vendors on dark net sites such as AlphaBay, which often sell il...

Business

Can Bitcoin Be Hacked?

investopedia.com - Investors seeking an alternative to gold and other commodities have great interest in the alternative cryptocurrency bitcoin. But recent network security concerns about hackers and bitcoin exchange...

Technology

Fighting Cybercrime through closer International Cooperation

giplatform.org - At the second Cybersecurity Day, on 30 March, you can learn how cybercrime is committed, combated, and prevented. Together with experts, engineers, and diplomats, you can discuss international coop...

Technology

Symantec spotted a wide spam operation on Twitter

securityaffairs.co - “One of the most interesting aspects of this spam operation is the preservation and recovery tactics employed by its operator in order to avoid anti-spam measures. ” explained noted Symantec’s Satn...

World

Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC)

Shared by CISecurity

msisac.cisecurity.org - The term "cybercrime" is usually referred to as any criminal offense committed against or with the use of a computer or computer network. A cyber crime incident can lead to loss of business and con...

Politics

Council of Europe - ETS No. 185 - Convention on Cybercrime

conventions.coe.int - Having regard to Resolution No. 1 adopted by the European Ministers of Justice at their 21st Conference (Prague, 10 and 11 June 1997), which recommended that the Committee of Ministers support the ...

Technology

Seven ways to hack for profit

Shared by Luc Henry

technologist.eu - Cybercrime has gone mainstream – to the distress not only of individuals but also of targets as large as American cities. There was a time when hackers were driven by ideology – opposition to a com...

Technology

Do This to Prevent Cybercrime and Save Your Business from Disaster

entrepreneur.com - Not long ago, I heard FBI Director James Comey say, "There are two kinds of big companies in the United States. There are those who’ve been hacked ... and those who don’t know they’ve been hacked.”...

Technology

Could personal information act help curb rising tide of cybercrime in SA?

bdlive.co.za - CYBERCRIME is escalating globally, and South African organisations are targeted as much as any others around the world. However, because disclosure is not mandatory in SA, too many organisations ha...

Technology

Cyber Security Survey: Fear of cybercrime up 66 percent in US

Shared by GFI Software

gfi.com - 2014 could go down in history as a highlight year for cybercriminals. Cybercriminals have shown that no organization is safe, regardless of size or reputation. The victim list now boasts the likes ...

Stories

Bruce Schneier Talks Privacy, Politics, Books and More

Shared by Golan Ben-Oni

blog.fortinet.com - As author of a dozen books plus hundreds of shorter works on security and privacy, security technologist Bruce Schneier, Chief Technology Officer of Resilient Systems, is one of the better known --...

Sports

Cyber Risk & Cyber Crime - FREE seminars 14th April 2015 - Thomas Carroll

thomascarroll.co.uk - Thomas Carroll are hosting FREE Cyber Risk & Cyber Crime – Prevention & Insurance Solutions Seminars on Tuesday 14th April 2015 in South Wales. Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. Tuesday 14th Ap...

Technology

American Express Users Hit with ‘Unusual Activity’ Phishing Scam

Shared by Gate 15

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...

Leisure

British Airways says some frequent flyer accounts hacked

Shared by Securezoo

finance.yahoo.com - LONDON (Reuters) - British Airways said on Sunday tens of thousands of its frequent flyer accounts had been hacked and that it had frozen those affected to sort the problem out. The airline said no...

Environment

Uttarakhand Leads In Cyber Crime Detection - The Hans India

Shared by Venkatesh Rao

thehansindia.com - Dehradun: Uttarakhand is one of the leading states in the country on Thursday in the field of cyber crime detection, Chief Minister Harish Rawat has claimed.Inaugurating a cyber crime police statio...

Technology

Dozens arrested in cybercrime 'strike week'

bbc.co.uk - The UK's National Crime Agency has arrested 56 suspected hackers as part of a "strike week" against cybercrime. In total, 25 separate operations were carried out across England, Scotland and Wales....

Business

Chipping Away At Credit Card Fraud

Shared by Paulo Félix

opensourcesinfo.org - Home #cybercrime Chipping Away At Credit Card Fraud Chipping Away At Credit Card Fraud #cybercrime #cybersecurity Cybercrime & Cybersecurity Mar 29, 2015 BY STEVE POCIASK – If better anti-fraud tec...

Technology

TrendMicro Reports An Increase in Macro-based Spams

Shared by ArabSec

sectechno.com - Macro have been used to automate certain tasks with Microsoft office applications like Microsoft Word documents and Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. cyber-criminals have been using this to include the...

Technology

Don't get tagged by this social media scam

knoxnews.com - Social media users are being warned to think twice before clicking the link to the next video you've been tagged in by a Facebook friend. This latest social media scam, known as "malicious tagging,...

Business

Online crooks prefer famed 'Black Card'

Shared by Rob Douglas

usatoday.com - Elite credit cards, like the famous "Black Card" by American Express, are twice as likely to be used in a fraudulent e-commerce transactions than regular credit cards, new data shows. Elite cards l...

Business

We're All In This Together: Share Your Cybercrime Stories

Shared by Sogeti Belux

cmswire.com - What's the best defense against cybercrime? Surprisingly, it might be a big mouth. Sharing information about threats and risks is quickly becoming the expected starting point for any credible defen...

Technology

Europol chief warns on computer encryption - BBC News

Shared by Paulo Félix

opensourcesinfo.org - Via:: Europol chief warns on computer encryption – BBC News

Education

Cyber-Angriffe mit Next-Gen Enduser Protection zuverlässiger abwehren

Shared by IT Connection

business-services.heise.de - Michael Veit Security Consultant, Sophos GmbH Kurzvita Michael Veit (Jahrgang 1968) ist seit 2008 als Security Consultant bei Sophos in Wiesbaden tätig. Als Teamleiter im Sales Engineering Team des...

Technology

Stolen Uber login credentials for sale on the dark web

Shared by Knol Infos

nakedsecurity.sophos.com - According to Motherboard, thousands of Uber accounts have been put up for sale on the dark web, with active login credentials changing hands for as little as $1 a time. Over the weekend, vendors us...

World

Derbyshire Police to cut officers on the beat as net crime grows

bbc.co.uk - Derbyshire Police plans to cut the number of officers on the beat in favour of more staff tackling online crime, the chief constable has said. The number of calls to the force flagged up as "cyber-...

Business

A New Era Of Cybercrime, A New Enemy

Shared by ThreatMetrix

pymnts.com - It’s already clear that in an EMV equipped world, what was once traditional POS fraud will morph into an onslaught of online and mobile hacking. The pressure is on for eCommerce businesses to under...

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Social researcher by passion and also sociologist, methodological expert and, finally CM :-)

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