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SUSPECTÉS DE FAUX, USAGE DE FAUX, USURPATION D'IDENTITÉ ET ESCROQUERIE SUR INTERNET : 5 CYBERDÉLIQUANTS INTERPELLÉS

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cybercrime.interieur.gouv.ci - Côte d'Ivoire - Site officiel de la Plateforme de Lutte Contre la Cybercriminalité Lutte contre toute infraction liée aux technologies et au cyberespace. Investigation et sensibilisation Yopougon, ...

Technology

Unpatched Flash exploits unveiled in Hacking Team data dump | ZDNet

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zdnet.com - Security researchers claim 400GB of corporate data stolen from Hacking Team in a recent cyberattack contains a number of unreported, unpatched Adobe flaws. A number of exploits and their coding is ...

Business

Barclays and Europol team up to fight financial cybercrime

cyberwardesk.com - Europe’s police unit and UK bank Barclays are teaming up in an effort to combat financial crime online, reports financial tech news site Finextra. Europol, the European law enforcement agency, and ...

Technology

4 Cybercrime Prevention Tips - markITwrite

markitwrite.com - Cyber-criminals are like most human beings; they want an easy life. Easy money, or an easy path to their objectives. So, the best you can do to frustrate them is to make their job (and their life) ...

Science

KINS Malware Builder Leaked on numerous crime forums

securityaffairs.co - Security experts at the MalwareMustDie revealed that the source code of the popular KINS malware was leaked online. Early 2013, experts at RSA discovered traces the banking trojan named KINS by ana...

Technology

Don’t Be Fooled By Phony Online Reviews — Krebs on Security

krebsonsecurity.com - The Internet is a fantastic resource for researching the reputation of companies with which you may wish to do business. Unfortunately, this same ease-of-use can lull the unwary into falling for ma...

Technology

Comments on Two SSH Vulnerabilities on Cisco Virtual Appliances

informationsecuritybuzz.com - 2 SSH vulnerabilities have been discovered on Cisco Virtual Appliances because the virtual machines running on VMWare and KVM virtualization platforms share a default authorized SSH key. There are ...

Business

5 years of cybercrime: where we’ve been and where we’re going | Information Age

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information-age.com - Cybercrime is always changing. Despite new developments in cyber security and increases in security budgets, the five years have seen an uptick in major security breaches. Companies – and even cons...

Technology

Malware as a service – cyber crime’s new industry | ITProPortal.com

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itproportal.com - Organised criminal gangs (OCGs) are increasingly using software services of the type more usually associated with legitimate corporations to grow their operations. By offering ‘malware as a service...

Business

Around 85K affected in FireKeepers Casino data breach

woodtv.com - BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) — Information from thousands of credit and debit cards may have been stolen during a data security breach at FireKeepers Casino in Battle Creek. Officials with FireKeeper...

Business

Lordfenix: 20-year-old Brazilian has written 100 banking trojan

securityaffairs.co - Security experts at Trend Micro have identified a 20-year-old Brazilian student which has developed and distributed more than 100 Banking malware. The young cyber criminal, which used the pseudonym...

Science

Harvard hacked the impact of educational cybercrime

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scmagazineuk.com - University networks are becoming increasingly more attractive targets, as witness last week's attack on Harvard University in America, says James Burns. Last week, US Ivy League University Harvard ...

Business

Barclays and Europol team up to fight financial cybercrime - Misco.co.uk

misco.co.uk - Europe's police unit and UK bank Barclays are teaming up in an effort to combat financial crime online, reports financial tech news site Finextra. Europol, the European law enforcement agency, and ...

Business

IT Security Conference & Exhibition

informationsecuritybuzz.com - ENITSE Enterprise IT Security Conference & Exhibition will be held on 04-05 November 2015 in Istanbul – Turkey. ENITSE is a conference focusing on IT security solutions developed for large institut...

Technology

US Healthcare companies are the most targeted by Stegoloader

securityaffairs.co - A couple of weeks ago, the security researchers at Dell SecureWorks discovered a new strain of malware dubbed Stegoloader, that exploits steganography as an evasion technique. Once infected the vic...

Technology

15 Categories that constitute Cybercrime

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techmahindra.com - It is acknowledged that there is no comprehensive definition for Cybercrime. Definitions vary, as cybercrime is a new and rapidly evolving theme. Cybercrimes are crimes that: •  are targeted agains...

Business

SMBs still not prepared for a serious data breach | ITProPortal.com

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itproportal.com - Another piece of research has emerged showing just how unprepared small businesses are when it comes to defending against a data breach. As we are all aware, the number of data breaches is increasi...

Technology

Magnitude exploit kit now include also the CVE-2015-3113

securityaffairs.co - Cyber criminals have added the recently the recently discovered CVE-2015-3113 to the popular Magnitude exploit kit. Last week, Adobe released a security update for the critical Adobe Flash Player v...

Science

World Economic Forum’s Partnering for Cyber Resilience

informationsecuritybuzz.com - Partnering for Cyber Resilience was compiled by the World Economic Forum’s Partnering for Cyber Resilience ( the complete paper can be found here). This organization and its current initiative aim ...

Business

National Crime Agency steps up efforts to map cyber crime landscape - BBC News

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bbc.com - The UK's National Crime Agency has signed up two security firms to provide up-to-the minute intelligence about hi-tech crime. The deal will help it step up efforts to map cyber crime in Britain and...

Technology

Crooks Use Hacked Routers to Aid Cyberheists — Krebs on Security

krebsonsecurity.com - Cybercriminals have long relied on compromised Web sites to host malicious software for use in drive-by download attacks, but at least one crime gang is taking it a step further: New research shows...

World

Europol coordinated a joint operation against airline fraudsters in 49 countries

securityaffairs.co - On 16 and 17 June another joint operation conducted by law enforcement worldwide allowed the arrest of 130 individuals. The authorities operated at 140 airports in 49 countries on five continents, ...

Business

Ireland reveals strategy for defeating cyber attacks

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siliconrepublic.com - Ireland’s Government has published the country’s National Cybersecurity Strategy, which outlines how Ireland will defend its computer networks and sensitive infrastructure like water and electricit...

Science

How to leverage user behaviour analytics for insider threat profiles | Information Age

information-age.com - According to a recent Crowd Research Partners Insider Threat Report that surveyed over 500 cybersecurity professionals, a majority of the respondents (62%) saw a rise in insider attacks over the la...

Business

Appointments show investment in combatting cybercrime

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cdr-news.com - Two recent appointments illustrate that the risk of cybercrime fuels investment in personnel for big and small firms alike. Businesses that experience an information technology outage due to cyberc...

Technology

La France est passée au 14e rang mondial des pays où la cybercriminalité est la plus active

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nr.news-republic.com - Le Internet Security Threat Report (Rapport annuel sur les menaces de sécurité Internet) de Symantec, Volume 20, met en exergue un changement tactique de la part des cyber-attaquants: ils s'infiltr...

Technology

CIOs Need to Address Growing Cyber-Crime Threats

cioinsight.com - Organizations face serious risks associated with cyber-crime over the next three years, according to a study commissioned by Raytheon in conjunction with Ponemon Institute. Among some of the more t...

Technology

Experts found Government Credentials on the Open Web too easily

securityaffairs.co - According to analysts at Recorded Future, the credentials stolen in several data breached related to 100 US government domains are available online on a number of paste sites and on other websites....

World

Why Is Fighting Cybercrime So Hard? - eSecurity Planet

esecurityplanet.com - A few hundred expert hackers offering "crime as a service" are behind a large percentage of all the cybercrime acts committed. That's the conclusion of a group of international law enforcement expe...

Business

A move towards cyber resilience in a world without borders

networksasia.net - Earlier this year during the Cyber Security Agency launch, Minister for Communications and InformationYaacob Ibrahim said “significant breaches continue to make headlines around the world, as such ...

Technology

Hackers breached the FLEX forum, data held for ransom

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newsburn.com - #Hackers #FLEX – Hackers breached the FLEX forum, data held for ransom – Media Server Plex, revealed that PLEX forums has been hacked by some unknown hackers and certain information about the user ...

Business

Trump Hotel chain investigates potential payment card breach

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nakedsecurity.sophos.com - Republican presidential candidate and business magnate Donald Trump isn't having the best of times right now. Having recently seen his branded merchandise removed from stores after referring to imm...

Technology

Nears One Year Anniversary, Porter Airlines Fined $150K

informationsecuritybuzz.com - Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) is about to mark its one year anniversary since going into effect. The law has worked to limit the amount of spam coming into Canada and this week, we see anot...

Technology

Ponemon Institute, quali sono i costi di una violazione di dati? | Tech Economy

techeconomy.it - Ogni anno il Ponemon Institute pubblica una studio relativo al costo affrontato dalle organizzazioni a seguito di una violazione dei dati. Lo studio è tra i più interessanti nel suo genere e approc...

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Cyber Crime Makes Americans Rethink Social Media - Press Release - Digital Journal

digitaljournal.com - MISSION, KS--(Marketwired - Jul 6, 2015) - (Family Features) Based on the results of a new USA Network study, the proliferation of cyber crimes and security breaches may place America on the verge ...

Art & Entertainment

Terror expert: U.S. vulnerable to any ‘hacker or cracker’

mobile.wnd.com - Terrorism expert Harvey Kushner says the most sensitive U.S. assets are at the mercy of any “hacker or cracker,” and the next major attack against the country will likely come through cyberspace, b...

Technology

New Horizons of Wisconsin | The Cybersecurity Domino Effect

blog.nhwisconsin.com - Due to the fact that so many networks are now interconnected in the business world, focusing solely on one organization’s security will do no good in the long run. Instead, experts have to look clo...

Business

Suits or sweatshirts? Look within – cyber-crime doesn’t differentiate - KPMG Newsroom

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newsroom.kpmg.com.au - We hear so much in the media about computer hacking, and our image is either of crack operatives from hostile countries, or of 18-year olds skulking in their bedrooms hacking into companies’ or gov...

Technology

4 Ways to Protect Your Small Business from Cyber Crime

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bgdailynews.com - (StatePoint) Network breaches at corporate giants typically make headlines, but nearly half of small and mid-sized businesses have been victims of cybercrime on America’s Main Street. And “the bigg...

Technology

Q2 2015 State of Infections Report Highlights ‘Click-Fraud’ as Entry Route for High Risk Ransomware

informationsecuritybuzz.com - Damballa, the experts in advanced threat protection and containment, today released its Q2 2015 State of Infections Report, highlighting how a device hi-jacked for the purpose of conducting ‘click-...

Technology

The Grey Side of Mobile Advertising

blog.malwarebytes.org - Mobile advertising is a headache because of its intrusiveness, the amount of bandwidth used, and other unexpected nefarious behaviors. I get it, there’s money to be made–the good guys are trying to...

Science

Cyber Security and The Internet of Things

datasitedeal.com - Job Role*Please SelectAnalystAssociate Investment BankAssociate LegalAttorneyBus. & Corp Development/M&ACFOCorporate CounselExecutive (CEO/COO/Pres)Finance-AccountingInformation TechnologyInvestmen...

Science

Hurricane Season: Electronic Protection Tips

informationsecuritybuzz.com - June 1st marked the start of hurricane season and tropical storms are top of mind for companies in prime locations. Taking preventative measures that businesses can take to protect important data i...

World

Hacking Team Breach Shows a Global Spying Firm Run Amok | WIRED

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wired.com - Few news events can unleash more schadenfreude within the security community than watching a notorious firm of hackers-for-hire become a hack target themselves. In the case of the freshly disembowe...

Technology

PROVING YOUR DIGITAL SECURITY CAPABILITY - R & I ICT Consulting Services

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smesecurityframework.com.au - It’s a dark reality of the digital age: Every year, security breaches, privacy hacks, and other forms of cybercrime get more frequent, more ruthless, and more destructive. Have you set up your fire...

Business

Prison Time for Hacker Who Targeted Financial Institutions - Darkmatters

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darkmatters.norsecorp.com - Qendrim Dobruna, alleged member of an international cybercrime syndicate, was sentenced to 50 months in prison and ordered to pay $14 million in restitution for participating in the hacking of comp...

Business

Banks not liable in most vishing fraud, says Ombudsman - BBC News

bbc.co.uk - People who are the victims of so-called "vishing" scams cannot always rely on their bank to compensate them, a study has suggested. In nearly two-thirds of cases the Financial Ombudsman Service (FO...

Technology

Rise in Cyber Crime could cost Welsh Firms £800m a year

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capitalnetworks.co.uk - As published in the Western Mail - Friday 3rd July 2015 GROWTH in the frequency of cyber-attacks and online data breaches is expected to cost Welsh businesses over £800 million a year, according to...

Technology

How to Avoid Online Identity Theft: 12 Tips From Information Security Experts

rasmussen.edu - “The average American Internet user faces serious vulnerability to identity theft 4-5 times each day,” says Jen Martinson of internet security company Secure Thoughts. With so many important intera...

Science

Security Researcher found vulnerabilities on the Forbes Website

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securityaffairs.co - Let me introduce myself, I’m a Brazilian Security Information Consultant, you can contact me searching on LinkedIn Rafael Fontes Souza. First I found vulnerabilities in the website of Forbes, and w...

Carlos Andrés Muñoz

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

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