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Microsoft corrects Windows XP/Security Essentials bug

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zdnet.com - Microsoft has issued a new antimalware engine and signatures to correct a bug which made systems running Microsoft Security Essentials, Forefront Client Security, Forefront Endpoint Protection, Win...

Business

US retailer Michaels Stores confirms card data breach

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securityaffairs.co - Early this year was spread the news that Michaels Stores Inc, the biggest U.S. arts and crafts retailer, was the victim of a severe data breach. Michaels Stores Inc. retailer was the last victim of...

Education

Raoul Chiesa – from cybercrime to state-sponsored hacking

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Security Affairs

securityaffairs.co - Next week the forth Cybercrime Conference will be held in Rome (http://www.tecnaeditrice.com/eventi/cyber_crime_conference_2014/presentazione), two days in which top experts in the field will analy...

Education

Universities Top Cybercrime Discussion in March -HackSurfer

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Yotam Gutman

hacksurfer.com - Based on our monthly HackSurfer reports, it looks like the industries that comprise the sector “Other Organizations” were pretty busy. When our data analysts put together the charts for the “Other ...

Society

The Extortion is a common practice in the cyber criminal ecosystem

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securityaffairs.co - Extrotion is becoming a worrying inclination in the cyber criminal ecosystem, the number of targeted attacks that request money in change of a suspension of the hostilities and to give back to the ...

World

LINEでウイルス送信→個人情報盗み恐喝→金は中国に  - MSN産経ニュース

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sankei.jp.msn.com - [事件]LINEでウイルス送信→個人情報盗み恐喝→金は中国に (2014.4.19 00:56) メインコンテンツへジャンプ メニュー一覧へジャンプ

Technology

Heartbleed bug 'will cost millions' | Technology

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theguardian.com - Revoking all the SSL certificates leaked by the Heartbleed bug will cost millions of dollars, according to Cloudflare, which provides services to website hosts. SSL, the technology used to secure m...

Crime

Netherlands arrest in Amanda Todd webcam blackmail case | Society

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theguardian.com - An arrest has been made in the Netherlands in the case of the Canadian teenager Amanda Todd who was blackmailed to expose herself in front of a webcam, Canadian police confirmed on Thursday. The 15...

Business

Friday Trends: Michaels, Aaron Brothers 3 Million Customer Cards Stolen -HackSurfer

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hacksurfer.com - Matthew G. Devost is a technologist, entrepreneur, and international security expert specializing in counterterrorism, critical infrastructure protection, intelligence, risk management and cyber-se...

Business

3 Million Customer Credit, Debit Cards Stolen in Michaels, Aaron Brothers Breaches

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Eric Vanderburg

infowar.com - “Nationwide arts and crafts chain Michaels Stores Inc. said today that two separate eight-month-long security breaches at its stores last year may have exposed as many as 3 million customer credit ...

Society

Nigerian army website hacked, defaced -HackSurfer

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JP_Boep

hacksurfer.com - The Nigerian cyber army, a group of Nigerian hackers, hacked and defaced the Nigerian Army’s recruitment website. The defacement contained a warning that the group will return and will hack more go...

Education

Company helps prospective hackers find a boot camp

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Steven J Needham

tennessean.com - Stephen Watkins, CTO at hack_app, left, and John Reagan Moore, CEO of hack_app, sit at the Entrepreneur Center in Nashville. (Photo: Sanford Myers / The Tennessean ) As coding boot camps are poppin...

Technology

Cyphort Adding Context To Advanced Malware Detection - Forbes

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Cybercrime News

forbes.com - This series of articles and the accompanying videos are part of an ongoing project to illuminate the people, products, and vendors that make up the IT security industry. The vendors paid a fee to c...

Technology

Acquisti online, 200.000 italiani a rischio cybercrime nei prossimi 10 giorni

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Francesco Posati

datamanager.it - Rischio di violazioni e frodi online più alto nei giorni di relax di pasqua. Raccomandati cautela e utilizzo siti web affidabili dotati di sistemi di pagamento sicuri. Al 56% degli utenti il cyberc...

Leisure

Security Affairs on Pinterest

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Security Affairs

pinterest.com - Come on in! Join Pinterest today...it only takes like a second or so. Cyber warriors fought between the government and the security industry Intelligence could exploit Whatsapp bug to track users l...

Society

DailyDDoSe™ by @ELyssaD™: Why Isn't Cybercrime Worse?

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Byrappa

information4sale.blogspot.com - Bank robbers have a clear motivation for their crimes: money. It's there for the taking; all you have to do is get to it. But there are a lot of inherent risks involved with robbing banks, and, as ...

Education

GWU's Computer/Digital Forensics - Masters in High Technology Crime Investigation - Online & In-person Info Session- Eventbrite

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eventbrite.com - Join Dr. Eva Vincze ONLINE & IN-PERSON in a discussion about cybercrime forensics and how the Masters in High Technology Crime Investigation (HTCI) can take your career to the next level. Dr. Vincz...

Education

Founder and iCEO of WhiteHat Security Jeremiah Grossman to Speak at ISSA-LA Sixth Annual Information Security Summit on Cybercrime Solutions

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securityorb.com - Jeremiah Grossman, founder and interim CEO of WhiteHat Security, will be a featured speaker at the Los Angeles Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA-LA) Sixth Annual Informa...

Technology

"AvoidAClaim" Blog | Protecting Yourself from Cybercrime Dangers: Scrub Confidential Client Information on Discarded Equipment

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Yosie Saint-Cyr

avoidaclaim.com - Cybercrime dangers are many, complex and ever-changing. Hardly a day goes by without another news report of a data breach or other cyber-related scam or theft. Cyber criminals have considerable res...

Politics

Cyber defence unit may recruit convicted hackers

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latestdigitals.com - The UK’s Joint Cyber Reserve Unit could recruit convicted computer hackers if they pass security vetting. The head of the new unit, Lt Col Michael White told BBC Newsnight that he would “look at in...

Business

Hackers Use Heartbleed to Hit ‘Major Corporation’ - NYTimes.com

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nytimes.com - SAN FRANCISCO — Within 24 hours of the Heartbleed bug’s disclosure last week, an attacker used it to break into the network of a major corporation, security experts said on Friday. Using Heartbleed...

Society

Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find - The Denver Post

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denverpost.com - But the agency says it could take years to identify the criminals who stole some 40 million debit and credit card numbers of Target shoppers and other personal information from as many as 70 millio...

Stories

5 Ways to Protect Yourself When Applying for Jobs Online - DiY Wik

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Monika

diywik.com - Job hunting has changed beyond all recognition. Whether we're applying for computer jobs from Google or even a driving job, we primarily do that online. What else has changed is the way in which cr...

Business

Cyber insurance becoming more mainstream

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cnbc.com - The new insurance trend also underscores the growth and complexity of the cyberworld. Cyber insurance providers already are using security scores, similar to credit scores, to help gauge what kinds...

Business

Shops launch effort to fight cyberattacks

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Rick Dakin

thehill.com - Retailers are creating a new system to share information and help fight cyber threats. The National Retail Federation announced on Monday that the new platform, modeled after a financial industry f...

Technology

Reddit users discover iOS malware threat • The Register

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Steven J Needham

theregister.co.uk - Users on a mobile phone hacking subreddit are being credited with the discovery of a malware infection targeting iOS users. The r/jailbreak community uncovered the infection while assisting a user ...

Technology

New Ransomware Is as Dangerous as CryptoLocker

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Joe Nowak

baselinemag.com - A new wave of ransomware presents serious security risks to business and demonstrates growing sophistication among organized crime syndicates on the Internet. Although the Heartbleed bug has satura...

Technology

Cybercriminals' Phishing Methods | 21st Century...

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Knol Infos

scoop.it - In a recent YouTube video, software company Venafi reveals that PayPal phishing attacks are taking advantage of users' trust in wildcard certificates. Learn more: http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-...

Technology

Van Duuren Media - Bescherming tegen cybercrime

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Van Duuren Media

vanduurenmedia.nl - Ontdek snel hoe je jezelf effectief beschermt tegen cybercrime. Update software regelmatig, gebruik een firewall en antivirussoftware, gebruik slimme wachtwoorden die je regelmatig aanpast en downl...

Stories

Crafters, Beware: Michaels Hit by Credit Card Data Hack

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jezebel.com - A security breach at arts and crafts retailer Michaels has affected as many 2.6 million credit cards, the store announced Thursday. [Michaels] confirmed that there was a security breach at certain ...

Technology

Cybercriminals' Phishing Methods

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Micah Kelpin

securitywatch.pcmag.com - Online payment is easy and convenient. But it's not all that peachy; cybercriminals lurk around the web to compromise users. One method they employ is phishing attacks, and increasingly they've tak...

Education

Social Media safety vital for Children ~ Social Mediaroid

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Mohenesh Buthgumwa

socialmediaroid.com - Social Media safety vital for Children Social Media safety vital for Children Each day brings developments and growth trends in electronic know-how, including the swift upsurge of social media. Thi...

Stories

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

Hackers use Heartbleed to attack 'major corporation' - Hawaii News - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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Cybercrime News

staradvertiser.com - SAN FRANCISCO » Within 24 hours of the Heartbleed bug's disclosure last week, an attacker used it to break into the network of a major corporation, security experts said Friday. Using Heartbleed, t...

Technology

Cybercriminelen steeds actiever in zorg - Actueel - Skipr

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Martin van der Poel

skipr.nl - Van alle sectoren heeft de zorg in 2013 de meeste cyber-aanvallen en data-lekken te verwerken gekregen. Dat blijkt uit het jaarlijkse, internationale digitale veiligheidsonderzoek van IT-bedrijf Sy...

Stories

A "Nigerian Prince" Wants My Help? ~ Social Mediaroid

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Mohenesh Buthgumwa

socialmediaroid.com - The world of Internet scams isn’t only frequently sprouting; it’s trusting on a range of ancient and novel approaches to keep the revenue of cash flowing in to the hands of cyber pirates. These ema...

Society

Hacking the hackers, who exploited vulnerabilities in Subway, other stores

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Cybercrime News

oregonlive.com - Bloomberg's Del Quintin Wilber tells the fascinating story of how the U.S. Secret Service nabbed a set of Romanians who were plundering personal information from servers in the United States and el...

Technology

iClarified - Apple News - Newly Discovered Malware Infects Jailbroken iPhones to Steal Apple IDs and Passwords

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iclarified.com - Newly discovered malware dubbed 'Unflod Baby Panda' infects jailbroken iDevices in an attempt to steal your Apple ID and password. Stefan Esser, a hacker known as i0n1c, details the malware that wa...

Business

Infosecurity - Symantec Threat Report Confirms New Era of ‘Mega Breaches’

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Walt Manning

infosecurity-magazine.com - Symantec’s Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR), Volume 19, shows a significant shift in cybercriminal behaviour, revealing that cybercriminals are plotting for months before pulling off huge dat...

Society

New VOICE website a resource tool for cyber crime victims - SC Magazine

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Rainer Arencibia

scmagazine.com - A new website aimed at arming consumers with the ability to quickly report cyber crime is now available. The Victims of Internet Crimes Empowered (VOICE) site is a result of a collaborative effort ...

Business

Heart Bleed Bug: Chinese Hackers Exploit ‘Virus’ - What Websites' Passwords Are Affected? Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter, Gmail, YouTube, Amazon, Outlook

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Cybercrime News

theepochtimes.com - The Heartbleed bug has already been exploited by hackers in China, according to reports on Wednesday. It comes as Mashable published a report that shows the passwords on websites that one needs to ...

Technology

Cybercrime

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mediawijsheid.nl - Identiteitsfraude en phishing Bij identiteitsfraude misbruiken mensen gegevens om zich voor te doen als iemand anders. Vaak worden hierbij abonnementen afgesloten of rekeningen op iemands naam geop...

Technology

Eerste Heartbleed-hacker (19) in Canada gearresteerd - Nieuws - VK

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volkskrant.nl - Een 19-jarige hacker uit het Canadese Ontario is in zijn woning gearresteerd. De tiener maakte gebruik van het Heartbleed-lek om informatie uit het computersysteem van de Canadese belastingdienst t...

Business

Michaels confirms breach of as many as 2.6 million cards - WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg - Top Stories

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local21news.com - Updated: Friday, April 18 2014, 09:54 AM CDT BY ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AP RETAIL WRITER NEW YORK (AP) -- Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million cards, or about 7 percent of all debit ...

Technology

Phishing domains at record as criminals target Chinese consumers, says APWG - Techworld.com

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Jean-Charles Gris

news.techworld.com - The number of domains registered to carry out phishing attacks broke all records in the second half of 2013 and yet a huge proportion of this type of fraud can now be explained by a single country,...

Education

APWG report 2H2013- Analysis of phishing phenomena on global scale

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Markus De Shon

securityaffairs.co - Last Anti-Phishing Working Group APWG report titled “Global Phishing Survey: Trends and Domain Name Use in 2H2013” confirms that threat of phishing has never been so high, the number of domains reg...

Business

Get Help

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Baruch Nudelman Perl

victimvoice.org - Complainant files a complaint and provides all of the information. Complaints are auto-referred to the appropriate law enforcement agencies based on a criterion the agency selected. While developin...

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