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Hackers Are Using Gmail Drafts to Update Their Malware and Steal DataNational Cyber Security

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nationalcybersecurity.com - In his career-ending extramarital affair that came to light in 2012, General David Petraeus used a stealthy technique to communicate with his lover Paula Broadwell: the pair left messages for each ...

Nashshunal Cyb'r Securty Awareness Month – It’s Fer Everyone hillbillynews|gossipferredneckhillbillies!|36224artikles!

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hillbillynews.net - Joun Rolf Seenyer Cyb'r Securty Coerdinater   Octob'r is Nashshunal Cyb'r Securty Awareness Month an' – befor we hed into Novemb'r – it’s noe a good time ta rememb'r t'impertance o'cyb'r securty. C...

VIDEO: Cyber Chief Admiral Mike Rogers' Strategy to Fight Cyber Crime

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uschamber.com - From shipping to staffing, the Chamber and its partners have the tools to save your business money and the solutions to help you run it more efficiently. Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today to ...

How building a security culture can shield you from cybercrime - CIO Symmetry

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itknowledgeexchange.techtarget.com - You know things are getting real when the FBI and Secret Service get involved. When it comes to protecting your organization, traditional, siloed security no longer holds a candle to today’s persis...

Events

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northropgrumman.com - National Cyber Security Awareness Month (#NCSAM) takes place every October, with 2014 marking its 11th year. It is designed to engage, educate and inform through events and initiatives throughout t...

Risk Assessments Critical for Budget Planning – Blog Post – RSA Conference

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rsaconference.com - Planning for next year's budget is stressful for everyone involved, but information security professionals have the added challenge of translating their requests into business risks to get senior m...

Millions Of Californians Face Fraud Risk Due To Data Breaches « CBS Los Angeles

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losangeles.cbslocal.com - LAGUNA BEACH (AP/CBSLA.com) — Personal information about more than 18.5 million Californians was hacked, stolen or otherwise exposed last year and as many as one-third of those people will become v...

Bluefin Payment Systems’ Chief Innovation Officer to Speak at Money20/20

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businesswire.com - ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bluefin Payment Systems, the leading provider of secure payment technology for enterprises, financial institutions, and small to medium-sized businesses, is pleased to ann...

Should you trust mobile banking?-International Finance Magazine

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internationalfinancemagazine.com - It’s helpful provided you are careful on how you use access to the internet October 30, 2014: Our plummeting faith in new technology was starkly illustrated last year by the Russian secret service....

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...

Looking for a new jersey - Cedric PERNET - Forensics, Malware & Cybercrime

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bl0g.cedricpernet.net - Well, as you probably know, I am french. Some of my friends do not agree, and say that I am not a real french, because I do not like strong cheese, I do not like eating ducks (in any way), and all ...

Six Degrees Of Asteroid Data Separation - Forbes

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forbes.com - Anyone who hated mathematics and statistics at school has probably turned something of a deaf ear on all this talk of data analytics. The second breath in any conversation centering on ‘big data’, ...

Internet: Hacker College | VoxEurop.eu: European news, cartoons and press reviews

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voxeurop.eu - In Budapest, the “School of Hackers”, one of the branches of Kürt Academy – Hungary’s information security leader – trains “friendly pirates”, writes French daily Libération — Each year, twenty han...

Leader of “most sophisticated cybercrime ring” sentenced to 11 years

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arstechnica.com - An Estonian man who US authorities said was a leader in one of the world's "most sophisticated" illegal hacking organizations was handed an 11-year prison sentence in connection to a scheme that go...

Nieuw IBM-systeem legt verborgen bedreigingen bloot

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zdnet.be - IBM heeft een nieuw zakelijk systeem onthuld, speciaal ontworpen om grote hoeveelheden data te analyseren in de strijd tegen cybercrime. De techgigant zegt dat het nieuwe systeem, met de naam IBM i...

Pirate Bay founder found guilty in historic hacker case - News - The Copenhagen Post

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cphpost.dk - The Swedish hacker and founder of Pirate Bay, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, and a 21-year-old Dane referred to as JKT have been found guilty by a Frederiksberg court of hacking into the public database ...

Top Ten Internet Threats to Retailers

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lpportal.eu - By John Wilson, Executive Editor The U.K. continues to lead Europe in e-commerce sales, with website purchases representing €207 billion according to the latest figures. This represents a 33 percen...

Internet : A l’école des pirates | VoxEurop.eu : actualités Europe, cartoons et revues de presse

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voxeurop.eu - A Budapest, “l’école des hackers”, l’une des branches de la Kürt Academy – le leader de la sécurité informatique en Hongrie -, forme des “gentils pirates”, raconte le quotidien français Libération ...

4 Tips for Organizations to Combat Cybercrime | Disruptive IT Trends

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blogs.unisys.com - Earlier this year, newspapers reported that for the first time, the U.S. had filed criminal charges against five Chinese military officers. This was the first time Washington singled out a foreign ...

Une cyberattaque peut-elle paralyser une nation d'ici 2025 ?

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silicon.fr - Alors que l’Europe effectue aujourd’hui son plus grand test de résistance à une cyber-attaque (200 organisations impliqués, 400 professionnels de 29 pays européens) sous l’égide de l’Enisa (Europea...

Hackers breach some White House computers - The Washington Post

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washingtonpost.com - Hackers thought to be working for the Russian government breached the unclassified White House computer networks in recent weeks, sources said, resulting in temporary disruptions to some services w...

Police battle cybercrime cartels

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wptz.com - Cybercrime costs the global economy an estimated $400 billion a year, and as it grows in scale and sophistication, law enforcement is having to do the same. The U.S. secret service helped prevent o...

Hacked: The escalating arms race against cybercrime - The Globe and Mail

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theglobeandmail.com - Martin Knuth is one of Home Depot’s most loyal customers. But after the home improvement giant revealed last month that hackers had accessed the confidential credit card information of 56 million N...

Networking in Reading

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thelatebreakfast.co.uk - In this mobile world we do almost everything on the go, we communicate with the wider world through social media, texting and chatting, we take pictures and videos and we manage our lives on our de...

I Left My iPhone in a Cab. Guess Where It Ended Up? Hint: Asia - Bloomberg

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bloomberg.com - If you needed any more proof of how mobile the world has become, consider what happened to my lost iPhone. After I left my device in a New York City taxi this summer, I went through the usual steps...

Drupal under attack due to a critical SQL injection flaw

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securityaffairs.co - Earlier this month, Drupal patched a critical SQL injection vulnerability (CVE-2014-3704) that exists in all Drupal core 7.x versions up to the recently-released 7.32 version, which fixed the issue...

SMBs failing to take fraud threat seriously

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microsoft.com - Too many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are complacent over fraud, it has been claimed. Research conducted by Kaspersky Lab indicated that 89 per cent of SMBs think they are not a potenti...

Un vaste réseau de cyberespionnage chinois découvert

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silicon.fr - Une alliance de grands groupes actifs dans la sécurité informatique, parmi lesquels Novetta, Cisco, FireEye, F-Secure et Microsoft, déclare avoir identifié, après des mois de coopération, un réseau...

Netwerk Witte Huis binnengedrongen door hackers

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nu.nl - Dat hebben anonieme officials binnen het Witte Huis bevestigd, zo bericht The Washington Post. Het gaat daarbij niet om het vertrouwelijke interne netwerk, dus computers die daarop zijn aangesloten...

These Are The Hacker Groups That Should Be Keeping You Up At Night

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businessinsider.com.au - In light of recent hacks, you might be interested in the groups that pose the greatest threats to our cybersecurity. Ironically, the hacker groups that you should be afraid of also have the least i...

Big Data Might Have Stopped Ebola in Its Tracks - Nextgov.com

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nextgov.com - The largest-ever outbreak of Ebola began in Guinea in late 2013, hundreds of miles away from rural communities in Central Africa where the virus is usually found. When Ebola took root in major citi...

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...

Employees should understand basic cyber security, says expert

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business-reporter.co.uk - A cyber security expert from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has told a House of Lords committee that a basic understanding of cyber security among all company employees is crit...

Identity Theft Resource Center - TOLL-FREE NO COST ASSISTANCE at 888-400-5530

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idtheftcenter.org - Have a question on what you can do to protect yourself?  Our expert advisors are trained to provide you with one-on-one assistance for all types of identity theft.  They will furnish you with advic...

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...

Top 10 tips to stay safe online - Telegraph

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telegraph.co.uk - 1) Use a PIN: Whether it's a phone, website or a social media account, your first line of defence is a PIN or password. Never use the same password, make sure it is hard to guess (don't use your pe...

Cybersecurity: Why It’s Not Just About Technology

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governing.com - With cybersecurity breaches on the rise, one thing is clear: The current defenses of U.S. organizations -- both public and private -- do not rival the skill, persistence and prowess of those who se...

Americans fear ‘getting hacked’ more than murder, terrorism - Gallup — RT USA

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rt.com - US citizens said they fear having their credit card information compromised by computer hackers more than any other crimes, including ‘being the victim of terrorism,’ according to a major polling a...

Officials warn 500 million financial records hacked

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usatoday.com - WASHINGTON — Federal officials warned companies Monday that hackers have stolen more than 500 million financial records over the past 12 months, essentially breaking into banks without ever enterin...

CurrentC Hacked - Business Insider

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businessinsider.com - Here's a bad sign for CurrentC, the fledgling mobile payment system in development by a consortium of retailers.  CurrentC is sending emails to people who signed up for the beta version of the app ...

Calif. AG: 18.5M Residents' Info Hacked

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nbcbayarea.com - Personal information about more than 18.5 million Californians was hacked last year and as many as one-third of those people will become victims of fraud, California Attorney General Kamala Harris ...

Costly Targeted Attacks See Sharp Spike in 2014 - Infosecurity Magazine

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infosecurity-magazine.com - Targeted attacks on business are starting to tick upwards: A full 94% of organizations have encountered at least one cybersecurity incident this year so far, according to Kaspersky Lab. And 12% of ...

Hackers who threaten national security could face life sentences

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nakedsecurity.sophos.com - Proposed changes to the Serious Crime Bill in the UK could see British hackers facing lengthy sentences where their actions damage national security, the environment, the economy or human welfare i...

European Commission - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - Biggest ever cyber security exercise in Europe today

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europa.eu - More than 200 organisations and 400 cyber-security professionals from 29 European countries are testing their readiness to counter cyber-attacks in a day-long simulation, organised by the European ...

Bronk and Conklin: Texas can take actionto fight cybercrime - Houston Chronicle

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Why International Cybercrime Is Going To Keep Getting Worse | Fast Company

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fastcompany.com - If war is politics by other means, then so increasingly, is cyberwarfare. Consider the laundry list of attacks crisscrossing the world right now: Anonymous, the Western anti-establishment hacker co...

IBM unveils new enterprise analytics portfolio to combat cybercrime

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zdnet.com - IBM has launched a new enterprise intelligence analytics solution designed to harness vast amounts of data in order to combat cybercrime. The tech giant said on Monday that the new solution, dubbed...

Crafting your email to reduce the risk of a breach of compliance and security.

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mesmo.co.uk - Email best practice to reduce the likelihood of putting yourself and the business at risk through a breach of security.

The Netherlands will hack back cybercriminals in 2015 - Cyberwarzone

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cyberwarzone.com - The Netherlands is going to discuss and possibily implement the “terughackwet”, this law will allow the Dutch government to hack cybercriminals. They do claim that they will use it to counter-hacks...

Protecting your organisation, your people and your customer - Let's Talk Security

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letstalk.globalservices.bt.com - This month, both the European Union and the Department of Homeland Security in the US are running cyber security awareness campaigns. Throughout October, we’re gathering together collections of art...

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