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Technology

Ransomware rescue kit released to combat criminal enterprise | ZDNet

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zdnet.com - A ransomware removal and rescue kit has been released to give businesses an alternative to paying a fee to unlock encrypted files. Ransomware is a particularly nasty malware family which has risen ...

Technology

Réagir en cas de chantage à la webcam - CNIL - Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés

cnil.fr - La victime se rend sur un site de rencontre puis entame la conversation avec une jeune femme ou un jeune homme au physique attrayant. Après lui avoir posé quelques questions sur sa vie privée,  cet...

Technology

New Router Attack Displays Fake Warning Messages | Security Intelligence Blog

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blog.trendmicro.com - Just because security researchers report about threats doesn’t mean we’re exempted from them. I recently experienced an incident at home that involved tampered DNS router settings. I was redirected...

Business

News Blog

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fbi.gov - The investigation, conducted by the FBI’s Washington Field Office (WFO), uncovered illegal activity that began as early as December 2007. Currency traders from four of the banks—self-described memb...

Technology

Malicious version of PuTTY is spreading in the wild

securityaffairs.co - Be careful, there is an unofficial version of Putty in the wild and it seals information. This version was compiled from the legitimate source, but isn’t hosted on the official website project, ins...

Technology

Multi Billion Dollar Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) Market Keeps Growing

informationsecuritybuzz.com - The Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) market is continuing to grow as companies look to outsource Cybersecurity. Infonetics Research says the managed security market will exceed $9 billion ...

Technology

Cybercrime and How It Affects You – markITwrite

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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...

Technology

Cyberattacks on Oil and Gas Firms Launched with no Malware at all

securityaffairs.co - A unique targeted attack being underway for about two consecutive years exploits Windows file functions that look legitimate and a couple of homemade scripts – but not malware – in order to infiltr...

Technology

Cost of Data Breaches and Cybercrime Will Top $2 Trillion by 2019 | Data Center Knowledge

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datacenterknowledge.com - By 2019 the cost of cybercrime and data breaches will rise to $2.1 trillion dollars, according to a new study released by Juniper Research on Tuesday. Most of these breaches come from existing infr...

Business

Regulator warns cybercrime a major risk to US financial system

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scmagazineuk.com - In a year in which the economic vulnerabilities in the US financial system remained moderate, cyber-security has emerged as one of the dominant threats to the stability of the economy. In its annua...

Science

FUTURE CRIMES—Buy This Book! | Glass Highway | Steven Ramirez

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stevenramirez.com - Okay, you can read a bunch of reviews about how scary and real this book is—about how it will open your eyes to what is really going on in cyber-hell, and how we’re probably all going to die, broke...

Technology

Top 15 Most Infamous CYBER CRIMES...

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epikfails.com - The modern world is run by technological innovation. Computers have advanced at such an incredible rate that it’s hard to imagine life without the convenience of the internet. With the advent of th...

Business

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dimensiondata.com - ​Global Threat Intelligence Report™ 2015 Read the Report for insights on the latest security threats, and recommendations for protecting your business. The Report is based on threat data collected ...

Politics

NA committee to hold public hearing on cybercrime law

dawn.com - ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Information Technology (IT) has granted one last hearing to the critics of Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill (PECB), 2015, to come and shar...

World

La guerra dei cyber criminali alla Difesa italiana - Formiche

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formiche.net - Difficile infrangere la coltre di silenzio che in queste ore avvolge gli ambienti politici e militari, ma sembra chiaro che il massiccio attacco hacker condotto per circa un mese ai danni del minis...

Science

NCSC-2015-0417 [1.00]

ncsc.nl - 21-05-2015 - Cisco heeft updates uitgebracht om een kwetsbaarheid in de Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance software te verhelpen

Environment

NCSC-2015-0416 [1.00]

ncsc.nl - 21-05-2015 - McAfee heeft updates uitgebracht om een kwetsbaarheid in McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator Deep command v2.1 en v2.2 te verhelpen

Environment

NCSC-2015-0414 [1.00]

ncsc.nl - 20-05-2015 - Ubuntu heeft updates van de Linux kernel uitgebracht die meerdere kwetsbaarheden verhelpen.

Technology

Cybercrime 2015:

blogs.rsa.com - It’s not uncommon for a fledgling industry to move from its early, Wild West days populated by a few iconoclasts to a more mature, customer-focused cadence as adoption increases. We’ve seen this ac...

Technology

Microsoft withdraws support for Microsoft Server 2003

rbs-businesssense.co.uk - Whenever a Windows Server is perceived to be vulnerable, or ineffective, Microsoft releases a downloadable patch on the internet so that companies using the software can update their systems. Witho...

Science

Storm Kit - Changing the rules of the DDoS attack | Check Point Blog

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blog.checkpoint.com - Distributed denial of service (DDoS) is one of the most commonly used cybercriminal methods. It’s easy, cheap and difficult to trace, and “service providers” can be found throughout the “dark” Web....

Technology

Weakness in Cryptography Used as Part of Open Smart Grid Project (OSGP)

informationsecuritybuzz.com - Kevin Bocek, Vice President, Security Strategy & Threat Intelligence at Venafi commented on weaknesses in cryptography used as part of the Open Smart Grid Project (OSGP). “Weaknesses in cryptograph...

Technology

Cybercrime will cost businesses over $2 T by 2019

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enterpriseinnovation.net - The rapid digitization of consumers’ lives and enterprise records will increase the cost of data breaches to $2.1 trillion globally by 2019, increasing to almost four times the estimated cost of br...

Technology

Une faille de cybersécurité importante au Canada

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newstech.ca - Le gouvernement Canadien mets ses informations à risque en les exposants à une maintenance de son parc informatique désuet. Plus de vingt mil ordinateurs de plusieurs organismes importants dont le ...

Business

Privacy Versus Piracy: Security in Cyberspace

informationsecuritybuzz.com - A common misconception is that attackers are outsiders. Unfortunately, they are quite frequently insiders: a current or former employee, a service provider, an authorized user of internal systems o...

Technology

Security and the Internet of Things

informationsecuritybuzz.com - The Internet of Things includes both traditional electronics and everyday “things” embedded with sensors, computing, and networking capabilities. The Internet of things is growing faster than our a...

Leisure

Arrestatie Chinese ‘spionnen’ door Amerikanen wekt verbazing

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Business

Cyber Criminals Attack Bank of China for Bitcoin Ransom

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cryptocoinsnews.com - Cyber criminals attacking businesses for bitcoin has spread from the West to the Far East, as new attacks are being reported by some of the world’s top Asian banks. The Bank of China and the Bank o...

Business

Combating Cybercrime: Tools and Capacity Building for Emerging Economies

itu.int - This workshop will provide an overview of the activities of the partners in a cybercrime capacity building project and solicit feedback on project/partner activities from stakeholders. The purpose ...

Business

Is your money protected from cyberattacks?

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cnbc.com - Verifying that clients are who they say they are is the first line of defense. When opening new accounts, Lillian Meyers, a certified financial planner with Meyers Financial, cross-checks clients' ...

World

Are bobbies on the beat 'endangered'? - BBC News

bbc.co.uk - The sight of police officers pounding the streets of England and Wales could soon be a distant memory, the Police Federation has warned. It says cuts to police budgets of 20% since 2010 have alread...

Technology

USBKill used to wipe clean criminal’s PCs

securityaffairs.co - The best way to protect data from prying eyes is to destroy them, this is the thought of criminals when law enforcement is investigating on them. The best option for crooks it to completely wipe th...

Technology

5 modi in cui vi proteggeremo: il nuovo European Research Center di Londra

blog.kaspersky.it - Kaspesky Lab cresce, in un’area che mi interessa da vicino: proprio ieri abbiamo inaugurato il nuovo European Research Center di Londra. Il centro di ricerca accoglierà i collaboratori di Kaspersky...

Business

BILLIONAIRE EDITION APRIL 2015

issuu.com - Billionaire Andreas Panayiotou talks about his rise to the top. THE FUTURE OF PR Why ‘old school’ CEOs must adapt to integrated communications By Phil hall, Founder and Chairman oF Pha media n this...

Business

Brings Visibility to a Whole New Level with Auditor Vega

informationsecuritybuzz.com - Major upgrade to leading IT auditing platform enhances control over security configuration management and data access governance across the entire IT infrastructure Netwrix today announced the rele...

Business

Cadence Bank preps Tampa businesses for cyber attacks - Tampa Bay Business Journal

bizjournals.com - If fears about online threats and a cyber attack are not keeping business leaders up at night, they should be. That’s the concern of Katrina King, executive vice president and treasury management s...

Technology

Security Affairs newsletter Round 9 – Best of the week from best sources

securityaffairs.co - Pierluigi Paganini Pierluigi Paganini is Chief Information Security Officer at Bit4Id, firm leader in identity management, member of the ENISA (European Union Agency for Network and Information Sec...

Business

Retailers take 197 Days on Average to Identify Security Breaches

securityaffairs.co - Regardless of the recent string of high-profile cyberattacks plaguing companies worldwide, the retail industry is still behind on cybersecurity standards, according to new reports published by Arbo...

Technology

Hacker Bot News — New Router Attack Displays Fake #infosec Warning...

hacker-bot.tumblr.com - New Router Attack Displays Fake #infosec Warning Messages #cybercrime http://t.co/1vSDITy8m8 10 retweets 1 favorites Source: General Security News | Hackerstorm.co.uk News http://ift.tt/1FEkmGx May...

Crime

The Cybercrime Carnival in Brazil: Loose Cyberlaws Make for Loose Cybercriminals

darkreading.com - Just about a decade ago, bringing up Brazil would make most people draw up an associative mental image of colorful festivities in a city where Christ the Redeemer spreads his arms over densely popu...

Technology

How to fight the growing menace of stolen accounts | Information Age

information-age.com - No longer just the preserve of illegal drugs and pirated goods, underground unindexed sites play host to a large and rapidly growing market for stolen accounts, starting from as little as $0.50. Th...

Environment

New report shows cybercrime on the rise

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Technology

CareFirst data breach affects about 1.1M people

securityaffairs.co - Health insurer CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is notifying more than one million individuals that it was the victim of a data breach which may have exposed personal information used by attackers to...

World

Citizens and Industry Refute IT Minister's Statements & Demand Proper Public Hearing - Bolo Bhi

bolobhi.org - Internet Service Providers Association of Pakistan See original request for public hearing and the comments submitted

Politics

Cybercrime on the rise | The Political Side of ...

Shared by Ken Feltman

scoop.it - Unless you have been living in a cave recently, you hear at least one story a day about cyber crime, hacking, or identity theft. There is a two fold answer to why this is happening. Firstly, atta...

Technology

Little Links, Big Headaches

blogs.cisco.com - This post was authored by Earl Carter & Jaeson Schultz. Talos is always fascinated by the endless creativity of those who send spam. Miscreants who automate sending spam using botnets are of partic...

Technology

How Can Education Help To Lower Cybercrime?

gustmees.wordpress.com - A GOOD “Digital Citizen” knows about the tricks that cyber crooks are using and so when leaving the school THEY will be on ===> Awareness <=== when meeting the working force. Thus meaning, THEY wil...

Technology

Prevent Cybercrime: A Brief Reminder by Victoria Roddel (eBook) - Lulu

lulu.com - The Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") is a United States copyright law that provides guidelines for online service providers in case of copyright infringement. Below is the information that...

Science

More than 1K Organizations Join IBM to Battle Cybercrime

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www-03.ibm.com - ARMONK, NY - 14 May 2015: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that more than 1,000 organizations across 16 industries are participating in its X-Force Exchange threat intelligence network, just one mon...

Business

AI April 2015

issuu.com - Acquisition International • April 2015 www.acquisition-intl.com Deal of the Month: Energy Development Corp Financing for Burgos Wind Farm Project We caught up with Erwin O. Avante, Vice President f...

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

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