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Anti-cyber crime chiefs want more businesses to report data attacks

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irishexaminer.com - Anti-cyber crime leaders have urged more firms to report data attacks after research suggested only 5% are revealed to the public and fewer than one in five reported to the police. Director of the ...

Technology

Data Breach Survivor

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tripwire.com - Let’s start with a great quote made at the 2012 RSA Cyber Security Conference by Robert Mueller, Former Director of the FBI: “I am convinced that there are only two types of companies: those that h...

Technology

FBI warns about keyloggers disguised as USB device chargers - Help Net Security

helpnetsecurity.com - A private industry notification issued by the FBI in late April may indicate that keyloggers disguised as USB device chargers have been fund being used in the wild. The notification does not say wh...

Business

Austrian Firm Fires CEO After $56-million Cyber Scam

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securityweek.com - Austrian aircraft parts maker FACC said Wednesday that it has fired its chief executive of 17 years after cyber criminals stole some 50 million euros ($55.7 million) in a so-called "fake president"...

Business

Authorities Disrupt ATM Skimming Operation in France

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securityweek.com - An operation conducted on May 18 by the French Gendarmerie of Pau, in cooperation with the Investigative Unit of the Italian State Police of Imperia and Europol, resulted in multiple house searches...

Business

Blockchain teamwork could help banks fight hackers | Considered View

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breakingviews.com - Banks that have been pooling resources on blockchain technology should apply their camaraderie in a different field: cyber security. The hacking of an unnamed commercial lender, revealed by financi...

Business

Attacks Against Banks Leverage Macros, PowerShell

securityweek.com - A series of attacks carried out against banks in the Middle East in early May were using unique scripts that are not commonly seen in crimeware campaigns, researchers at FireEye warn. The attacks w...

Business

Hackers behind $81 MILLION cyber heist will NEVER are 'untraceable' 

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dailymail.co.uk - Three months after an $81million (£55million) cyber heist much of the money has not been recovered and a source has told the Mail Online the 'masterminds' will never be found because they are 'untr...

Business

$81 Million Bangladesh Bank Heist Sparks Push For Stepped-Up Cybersecurity

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npr.org - In the wake of a spectacular $81 million heist involving Bangladesh's central bank, the top official for the messaging system used to move billions of dollars every day throughout the global bankin...

Business

Cybercrime, terrorism, corporate espionage threats high for India Inc, says study

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thehindu.com - Mumbai: Cybercrime, terrorism, fire and corporate espionage are some of the biggest threats to businesses in the coming years, according to a recent study on physical security environment and prepa...

Business

Bank implements poor security measures, loses $81 million

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hackread.com - Bangladesh Central Bank became the target of a hack attack only because of the inefficient and insufficient security network in both hardware and software departments. With this hack, the malicious...

Business

The inner workings of cybercrime

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techtank.news - A new global study suggests that cyber criminals are increasingly begining to transition to becoming professional organisations with complex ecosystems and critical management principles, just like...

Technology

Symantec 2016 Internet Security Threat Report (APJ)

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brighttalk.com - Teresa Law, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Symantec & Sunil Choudrie, Solutions Marketing Manager, Symantec Are you concerned about securing your users and data in cloud based collaboration applica...

Science

Coursera - Free Online Courses From Top Universities

coursera.org - Acerca de este curso:By nature, cyber conflicts are an international issue that span across nation-state borders. By the end of the course, you will be able to apply the knowledge gained for analys...

Technology

Ransomware: Come ti metto in scacco la PMI - ICT Security Magazine

ictsecuritymagazine.com - Il Cyber Crime è sempre in continua evoluzione ed è costantemente alla ricerca di nuovi vettori di attacco per poter ricavare denaro nel modo più facile possibile con i costi di gestione tendenti a...

Business

Australia is a 'hotbed' for economic crime: PwC

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abc.net.au - A new survey shows Australia is becoming a 'hotspot' for economic crime as more than one-in-10 Australian organisations reported losses of over $1 million. The Australian edition of Pricewaterhouse...

Politics

OAS :: Cybercrime: 90 Billion Reasons to Prosecute it

oas.org - Last century’s technology boom brought about countless advances for mankind, but also another set of challenges for policymakers, legislators, and investigators of the Americas, who have had to inc...

World

Europe adopts new cybersecurity rules for key players

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theregister.co.uk - The European Council has adopted new cybersecurity rules to make networks and information services across the European Union safer and more secure. The network and information security (NIS) direct...

Technology

Microsoft warns of malicious macros using a new sneaky trick

securityaffairs.co - Researchers at Microsoft’s Malware Protection Center are warning of a new technique attackers are using to allow macro malware elude detection solutions. The experts first spotted the technique whi...

Business

The police consider building an app for people to report cyber crime

independent.co.uk - Cyber crime police are considering building an app for people and businesses to anonymously report online security breaches. The app could provide witnesses with anonymity to protect businesses fro...

Science

IBM Launches Cognitive Cybersecurity Lab In Baltimore

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civsourceonline.com - IBM is partnering with the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) to create the Accelerated Cognitive Cybersecurity Laboratory (ACCL), which will be housed within the College of Engineerin...

Business

Europol Dismantles French ATM Skimming Group

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news.softpedia.com - Last week, Europol, together with French and Italian police, arrested nine individuals in France responsible for ATM skimming operations across the two countries. Europol reports that the group uti...

Technology

Interoperability is the Key to Successful SDN/NFV Implementations

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blog.fortinet.com - The key to success in the emerging world of white box hardware, SDN, NFV, NFV Orchestrators (NFVO), and Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) is interoperability.  The promise of a new kind of network -...

Technology

Can you really protect yourself from the onslaught of cybercrime? | Striata

striata.com - It seems every week there’s a new media report about a globally significant data breach. Last year it was Ashley Madison and the US Office of Personnel Management, this year 191-million names from ...

Business

Zurich: Cyber-crime is SMEs’ biggest threat

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insurancetimes.co.uk - Cyber-crime is small companies’ biggest worry, according to insurer Zurich’s latest SME Risk Index. The survey of more than 1,000 UK small and medium-sized businesses found that 42% of respondents ...

Technology

Cyber Crime getting bigger, no country is safe - Capital Business

capitalfm.co.ke - By MARGARET NJUGUNAH, NAIROBI, Kenya, May 23 – It is slightly past midday, Monday as I write this. Already, there have been 830,072 cyber attacks across the world since day break. The numbers are p...

World

Syrian Electronic Army Member Extradited to the United States | OPA

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justice.gov - Peter Romar, 36, a Syrian national affiliated with the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), made his initial appearance this afternoon before U.S. Magistrate Judge John F. Anderson of the Eastern District...

Business

Cyber-Angriffe verursachen in Deutschland jährlich 13 Milliarden Euro Schaden - silicon.de

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silicon.de - Deutschen Unternehmen sind in den vergangenen fünf Jahren Schäden von insgesamt 65,2 Milliarden Euro durch Internet-Attacken entstanden. Das ergibt eine jährliche Schadenssumme für die deutsche Wir...

Business

10 warning signs of ID theft

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creditcards.com - Credit Cards Credit Card News 10 warning signs of ID theft - Editorial Policy You clicked on a spam link without thinking, you left your laptop for a few minutes at a coffee shop, you use the same ...

Science

‘Gebruik altijd je boerenverstand’ - IJmondiaan

deijmondiaan.nl - Event Cybercrime drukbezocht Gebruik je boerenverstand, doe bij twijfel navraag en schakel op tijd professionals in. Dat waren de belangrijkste tips waarmee de bezoekers van het event Cybercrime va...

Technology

Exporters and Cybercrime: Beware the Man-In-The-Middle - Export Experts Magazine

export-experts.co.uk - Expanding into exports requires flexibility and adaptability. Mobile technology can be an enormous help as it eases communication channels and allows for the portability of resources regardless of ...

Technology

How much does a DDoS attack cost?

betanews.com - Security researchers have discovered that DDoS attacks are now available to purchase on the Internet for as little as $5 an hour. The researchers, who work for the security firm Imperva, were able ...

Politics

If you were a victim of cybercrime, should you report it?

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blog.eset.ie - The short answer is – yes! But ESET Ireland takes a closer look at how to go about reporting cybercrime. Ireland is increasingly under attack by scammers, ransomware and other types of online finan...

Business

Industrienationen sind beliebte Malware-Angriffsziele

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searchsecurity.de - Für die Studie hat Sophos Daten zwischen dem 1. Januar und 8. April 2016 von Millionen Endpoints eingesammelt. Ein Ergebnis: Industrienationen sind zwar beliebte Angriffsziele, die Bedrohungsrate i...

Technology

Swiss defence contractor hacked, details released

scmagazineuk.com - The details of a years long campaign against a Swiss defence contractor have been released in partnership with Swiss CERT. Swiss CERT has released details of an APT attack on Swiss defence organisa...

Technology

So schützt du deine Facebook-Seite vor Angriffen

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internetworld.de - Es ist das Horrorszenario für jeden Seiten-Manager auf Facebook: Ein Hacker erhält Zugriff auf ein Administratoren-Profil und postet im Namen von großen Marken beschämende und diskreditierende Inha...

Business

How cybercrime is a maturing marketplace

bit.ly - I started working in data security so long ago that state-of-the-art data theft meant dumpster diving for blue bar behind banks. Rooting through these dumpsters was a viable means of obtaining cred...

Technology

Criminal defendants demand to see FBI's secret hacking tool - TechCentral.ie

techcentral.ie - Courts are facing a decision: expose the FBI's techniques or allow defendants to see the evidence against them Read More: courts cybercrime FBI hacking law enforcement security A secret FBI hacking...

Technology

Hackers Spread Cerber Ransomware with DDoS Capability - Bat Blue Networks

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batblue.com - Posted: May. 24th, 2016 at 4:38 pm under Watch Desk Researchers discovered cyber criminals are distributing Cerber ransomware to potentially establish a botnet and launch distributed denial-of-serv...

Business

SEC chief: Cyber-crime biggest threat to financial systems

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scmagazine.com - Hackers could wreak havoc on banks and other financial institutions, claims Mary Jo White Speaking at the Reuters Financial Regulation Summit in Washington,  Mary Jo White, the chair of the Securit...

Technology

Brands: What you need to know about the 3 leading cyberattacks - Internet - BizReport

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bizreport.com - "This is the first topic people normally think about in reference to cybersecurity. Phishing is a request impersonating or spoofing a third party (commonly a bank, healthcare provider, etc.) for pe...

Business

SWIFT to unveil new security plan after hackers' heists

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uk.reuters.com - LONDON (Reuters) - The SWIFT secure messaging service that underpins international banking said it plans to launch a new security program as it fights to rebuild its reputation in the wake of the B...

Business

Cyber Attacks and Negligence Lead to Rise in Medical Data Breaches

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nbcnews.com - America's healthcare organizations are being attacked by data thieves, but the industry is not doing nearly enough to deal with the growing threat, according to a new study by the Ponemon Institute...

Business

Manhunt After Millions Stolen in Hours-long Japan ATM Heist

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securityweek.com - A manhunt is underway for criminals who looted millions from Japan's cash machines nationwide in an hours-long heist, officials and reports said Monday. Armed with fake credit card details from Sou...

Technology

Burger King Scam Nachrichten per Whatsapp

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welivesecurity.com - Gerade schien es fast so, als neige sich der laufende WhatsApp-Scam dem Ende entgegen und plötzlich taucht ein neuer auf. In Form einer gefälschten Umfrage wird dem User die Chance auf einen Rabatt...

World

Is the Internet of Things a scary proposition for organizations? Expert discussion on cybersecurity - IBM’s Cyber Beat Live! - eForensics

eforensicsmag.com - Can we drive the innovation and possibilities of the Internet of Things while maintaining security? For answers to these questions and more, take part in a live panel discussion with experts on 24t...

Technology

How Keyloggers Work and How to Detect Them (Part 1) - Thehackerpost

thehackerpost.com - In February 2005, Joe Lopez, a businessman from Florida, filed a suit against Bank of America after unknown hackers stole $90,000 from his Bank of America account. The money had been transferred to...

Technology

So schützen Sie Ihr Unternehmen vor Ransomware

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computerwelt.at - Das Konzept von Ransomware als Einkommensquelle für Kriminelle, die mit der Ver- und Entschlüsselung von Daten von ihren Opfern Lösegeld erpressen, ist zwar nicht neu, erlebt aber derzeit einen bei...

World

G7 gegen Hacker: Cyber-Attacken sollen wie bewaffnete Angriffe gewertet werden können

heise.de - Die führenden Industrienationen wollen, dass das Völkerrecht und die Charta der Vereinten Nationen auch für Cyber-Attacken gelten. Dadurch könnten sich Staaten auf das Recht zur Selbstverteidigung ...

Technology

LinkedIn-Hack schlimmer als befürchtet

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security-insider.de - Der LinkedIn-Hack galt schon 2012 mit 6 Millionen gestohlenen unsalted Password Hashes als extrem schwerwiegender Datendiebstahl. Jetzt wird klar, was damals bekannt wurde war nur ein Bruchteil der...

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