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Chinese government accused of attacking Apple's iCloud

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zdnet.com - The Chinese government has been accused of backing cyberattacks against Apple's iCloud, initiated in order to steal user credentials. According to a report from Chinese web monitoring group Greatfi...

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Cybercrime increased by 96 percent in US - New Study Shows - The Hackers Post

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thehackerspost.com - According to the Cyber Crime 2014 Study, conducted by Ponemon Institute, the average annualized cost of cybercrime has reached $12.7 million in the U.S., a 96 percent increase since the study was l...

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Ebola Phishing Scams and Malware Campaigns

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us-cert.gov - US-CERT reminds users to protect against email scams and cyber campaigns using the Ebola virus disease (EVD) as a theme. Phishing emails may contain links that direct users to websites which collec...

Science

Cybercrime | politie.nl

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politie.nl - De computer en internet zijn niet meer weg te denken. Computertechnologie (ICT) vernieuwt zich razendsnel. Hiermee is ook cybercrime onderdeel geworden van onze dagelijkse wereld. De politie werkt ...

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Cost of cybercrime continues to increase for US companies

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securityaffairs.co - Which is the cost of cybercrime suffered by US companies? The fifth annual report published by the Ponemon Institute and titled “2014 Global Report on the Cost of Cyber Crime” reveals that cyber at...

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Gulf Daily News » Local News » Cyber attack alert for Android users

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gulf-daily-news.com - "The total number of banking trojans targeting mobile devices grew from 423 in August, 2013 to 5,967 in July last year," said the report. "That is a more than 14-fold increase." The study recommend...

Technology

Operation Distributed Dragons, thousands of machine compromised worldwide

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securityaffairs.co - Security experts at the Italian Tiger Security firm have spotted a new wave of DDoS attacks that were originated in China and that appear as run by well organized APT. The expert identified the ope...

Business

Analyzing the HIGH-TECH CRIME TRENDS 2014 Report

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securityaffairs.co - Group-IB, a leading company in cybercrime prevention and investigations, has issued its annual report titled “GROUP-IB REPORT: HIGH-TECH CRIME TRENDS 2014″ which cover the second half of 2013 and t...

Science

5th Annual Ponemon Cost of Cyber Crime Study Results: Americas

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brighttalk.com - The cyber world is so vast and interconnected, and cyber criminals are so cunning in finding weaknesses to exploit it, that you’re almost certain to get hacked at some point. Silos of security info...

Technology

Cyber Crime Growing - Common Attack Techniques

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voyager.net.uk - Our partner Blue Coat Systems recently published a blog post accompanied with powerful statistics that compared real-world crime and cyber crime and showed that cyber crime is at an all time high. ...

Environment

Über uns | Aktuelles | Veranstaltungen

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mpg.de - Der Schaden der deutschen Wirtschaft durch Hacking, Botnetze, die Verbreitung von Viren und Würmern und anderer Delikte im digitalen Raum ist beträchtlich. Und nicht nur in Deutschland gibt es viel...

Business

Cost Of A Data Breach Jumps By 23%

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darkreading.com - Paging the incident response team: It now takes a large organization an average of 31 days at a cost of $20,000 per day to clean up and remediate after a cyberattack, with the total price tag for a...

Technology

Cost of Cybercrime in U.S. Reaches $12.7 Million per Organization - eSecurity Planet

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esecurityplanet.com - According to the 2014 Cost of Cyber Crime Study, the average annualized cost of cybercrime has reached $12.7 million in the U.S., a 96 percent increase since the study was launched five years ago. ...

Sports

Role of email investigations in cybercrime and forensics explored - WhaTech

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whatech.com - Analyzing email header is the main task while investigating the email, let us tell you why. Email consists of 3 vital elements i.e. the envelope, header and body. Envelope part is not visible to us...

Technology

Google’s updated search engine cracks down on piracy websites — RT USA

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rt.com - The new version of Google’s search engine rolling out this week will “visibly affect” the way it presents and ranks piracy websites around the world. The company made the announcement last week on ...

World

FBI Director James Comey on threat of ISIS, cybercrime - CBS News

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cbsnews.com - The following is a script of "The Director" which aired on Oct. 5, 2014. Scott Pelley is the correspondent. Robert Anderson and Pat Milton, producers. Do you know the name of the director of the FB...

Leisure

Author slammed for stalking negative reviewer

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dailydot.com - Lest you think #Gamergate is the only industry scandal with paranoids trying to ruin one anothers’ lives under the guise of a quest for integrity, I direct you to this chilling Guardian essay by Ka...

Technology

Cybercrime now becoming a serious problem for many Britons | Money

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theguardian.com - Many Britons have been the victim of a cybercrime such as identity theft, hacking or abuse on social media, new research has found. UK losses from online fraud are now running at more than £670m a ...

Science

Tsunami SYN-Flood DDoS Attack, a dangerous trend

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securityaffairs.co - Radware DDoS protection solution provider recently discovered a new category of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack, according the experts of the company it is a type of SYN flood dubbed “T...

Science

Unieke coalitie bindt strijd aan met cybercrime

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vbo-feb.be - Vandaag houden Proximus, VBO, CERT.be, B-CCENTRE en Solvay Brussels School de Cyber Security Coalitie boven de doopvont. In eerste instantie zal de coalitie een 50-tal kernspelers samenbrengen uit ...

Science

Secret Thoughts: a medical thriller (English Edition) eBook: H.S. Clark: Amazon.fr: Boutique Kindle

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amazon.fr - Présentation de l'éditeur Something is rotten in Seattle, where seven innocent people are dead from tainted cold medicine and some of the country's wealthiest CEOs are suffering from corporate espi...

Technology

National Cyber Security Month - Trend Micro USA

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trendmicro.com - The Internet is a shared resource, and securing it is Our Shared Responsibility, the theme of National Cyber Security Month this year. Learn how you can help make the Internet a safer place with a ...

Politics

Council puts focus on cybercrime, domestic violence

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mauicounty.us - Published in The Maui News on October 19, 2014 By GLADYS C. BAISA,  for The Maui News I received an email from a good friend saying I’d won a large amount of money in a sweepstakes. The email asked...

Business

Cybercrime costs Belgium 3.5 billion euros every year

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thebrusselstimes.com - The Cyber Security coalition, which is made up of 50 private and public companies as well as scientists, reported on Monday that cybercrime is costing Belgium € 3.5 billion per year. This is more t...

Technology

Cybercrime: The Next Entrepreneurial Growth Business? - Art Bell

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artbell.com - Cyberspace is constantly evolving and presenting organizations with new opportunities, as the desire of businesses to quickly adopt new technologies, such as using the Internet to open new channels...

Technology

FBI — Cyber Security: Task Force Takes ‘Whole Government’ Approach

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fbi.gov - Hackers compromising banking and retail networks to steal consumers’ personal information. Foreign actors virtually accessing our trade secrets. Criminal groups lining their pockets by exploiting a...

Technology

In Plain Sight: How Cyber Criminals Exfiltrate Data Via Video

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darkreading.com - There's always been a tension between the promise of new technology and peril from its misuse or abuse. Look at the recent iCloud breach. A technology that offers the convenience of accessing photo...

Technology

Hacking Android Wear: What you can do — and if ...

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scoop.it - That means it's still Linux, and people will want to do more than the simple user interface provides. We get it. We paid for these devices, and some of us want to do whatever we want with them. Abu...

Business

Experts, Analysis and Research on Cyber Risks and Insurance Available From The I.I.I.

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iii.org - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; media@iii.org NEW YORK, October 20, 2014 — Reporters looking for experts to discuss the state of cyber risk and insurance can contact th...

Technology

Hackers hold 7 million Dropbox passwords ransom - CNET

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cnet.com - Hackers are threatening a major breach in Dropbox security, claiming to have stolen the login details of almost 7 million users, and promising to release more password details if they're paid a Bit...

Technology

The Changing Face of Network Security

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im-techsolutions.com - Who they target and how they are conducted has become a business, and hackers now perform their “art” for money rather than notoriety.  Hackers target specific entities, spend time doing reconnaiss...

Technology

HP News - Annual Study Reveals Average Cost of Cyber Crime Escalates 96 Percent to $12.7 Million per Organization

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hp.com - PALO ALTO, Calif., October 15, 2014 — HP today unveiled the results from its fifth annual study in partnership with the Ponemon Institute detailing the rising cost, frequency and time to resolve cy...

Business

Cost of Cybercrime in U.S. Reaches $12.7 Million per Organization

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itsecuritynews.info - The number of cyber attacks per week surged by 176 percent over the past five years, according to the Ponemon Institute. Cost of Cybercrime in U.S. Reaches $12.7 Million per Organization

Technology

Operation DeathClick Targets US Defense Sector - Infosecurity Magazine

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infosecurity-magazine.com - When it comes to advanced persistent threats (APTs), bad actors are adding a new weapon to their arsenal: malvertising. One attack, dubbed Operation DeathClick, is a particularly virulent ongoing c...

Technology

Leaked programming manual inspired development malware for ATMs

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securityaffairs.co - Recently Kaspersky Lab spotted a series of attacks on ATM machines which were infected by the Tyupkin malware, the malicious code is used by criminal organizations to compomise the banking machines...

Business

23% increase in defamation actions as social media claims rise | Media

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theguardian.com - There has been a 23% rise in the number of reported defamation cases in the UK over the past year, up from 70 to 86, according to research by Thomson Reuters. The growth in the number of reported d...

Business

BBB: How to avoid cyber security issues | SME C...

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scoop.it - Cyber Security Awareness Month is more than half way over but the threats that consumers face last throughout the year.

Crime

FBI to Companies: We Need Your Help on Cybercrime - Law Blog - WSJ

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blogs.wsj.com - The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking to work with companies in the fight against cybercrime, Director James Comey told an audience of compliance professionals on Monday. Speaking at the S...

Leisure

Persbericht: Cyber Security Coalition

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cert.be - Belgische partners uit 3 sectoren lanceren vandaag een unieke coalitie in de strijd tegen cybercriminaliteit. Ze brengen in eerste instantie een 50-tal kernspelers samen om kennis te delen, burgers...

Technology

Homeland Security Today: Average Cost of Cybercrime in US Climbs to $12.7 Million

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hstoday.us - After ringing in the New Year with the Target breach—which reportedly resulted in the theft of information from 40 million payment cards—the number of cyber attacks continued to climb in 2014. Acco...

Technology

7 million DropBox credentials apparently leaked

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securityaffairs.co - It’s up to DropBox, an archive of nearly 7 million Dropbox login credentials has been published on PasteBin. A guest account post on Pastebin four different documents, all claiming to be part of “t...

Technology

When it comes to cyber crime, here’s why your bank has your back

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business.financialpost.com - Canadians lose hundreds of thousands of mobile phones, laptops and tablets each year through theft or carelessness — an inconvenience for the owner no doubt, but also a growing concern for banks th...

Science

KFMC100: Adding Cybersecurity to the Board’s Risk Portfolio

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kornferryinstitute.com - No company today is immune to cybercrime, yet too many remain unprepared for what has become the inevitable breach. The goal is not to prevent it – that is impossible – but rather to be prepared, s...

World

Sentencing For International Cybercrime Ring Hacker

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batblue.com - Posted: Oct. 20th, 2014 at 2:59 pm under Watch Desk Lamar Taylor, 38, of Salem, Massachusetts, has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison for hacking into the computers of over a dozen fi...

Business

JPMorgan Data Breach: Cybercrime Is Not High Enough On The Corporate Agenda

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businesscomputingworld.co.uk - This latest major cyber-attack follows high profile data breaches at Barclays earlier this year, and the US retail giants Home Depot and Target, at the back-end of 2013. The Target breach was large...

Business

ネット成りすまし情報開示命令 - NHK 首都圏 NEWS WEB

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nhk.or.jp - 世界最大の交流サイト「フェイスブック」で、何者かに自分に成りすましたページを作られた女性がその人物を特定するための仮処分を申し立て、東京地方裁判所が成りすましのページに関する情報を開示するよう、フェイスブックに命じていたことがわかりました。 仮処分を申し立てていたのは、西日本に住む30代の女性です。 女性はフェイスブックに自分の名前をつかった成りすましのページを何者かに作られ、うそのプライバ...

Technology

Average company now compromised every four days, with no end to the cybercrime wave in sight

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zdnet.com - The cost and regularity of digital attacks against business continue to rise steadily, with no obvious end to the assault on the horizon. The average cost of cybercrime to business, as reported by ...

Technology

Managed Security: Oil & Gas, Stuxnet, and The ...

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scoop.it - There is a silent cyber war occurring throughout the world. US businesses, commercial, and government installations operate under the constant threat of cyber espionage. In June 2010 a virus, calle...

Business

Cybercrime Costs Companies $12.7M Each Year & Growing — VPN Creative

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vpncreative.net - You might think that cybercrime costs are very high and they cannot possibly get higher than this, but you’d be wrong. A Ponemon Institute study sponsored by HP has found that the average cybercrim...

Technology

Cyber Crime. Why Small Businesses Can Lose Big ...

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scoop.it - Text version of infographic: Cyber Crime. Why Small Businesses Can Lose Big

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