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| Verizon Enterprise Solutions

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

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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...

Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft

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mass.gov - If you believe that you have been the victim of identity theft you should: 1. Contact one of the three consumer reporting companies to place a fraud alert on your credit report. An initial fraud al...

Subcommittee Field Hearing: Protecting Your Personal Data: How Law Enforcement Works With the Private Sector to Prevent Cybercrime

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homeland.house.gov - Mr. Ari Baranoff, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Criminal Investigative Division, United States Secret Service Witness Statement [PDF] Mr. Richard Quinn, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Phil...

Cybersecurity Researchers Roll Out a New Heartb...

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scoop.it - (Phys.org) —As companies scrambled in recent days to address the latest cybersecurity bug known as Heartbleed, researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas had a solution that fixes the vulnera...

Raoul Chiesa – from cybercrime to state-sponsored hacking

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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...

Global Economic Crime Survey, 2014: Key Highlights from the U.S.

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pwc.com - Global Economic Crime Survey, 2014: Key Highlights from the U.S. Contacts Didier Lavion Principal, Forensic Services Tel: +1 (646) 471-8440 Download Global Economic Crime Survey 2014 US Supplement ...

Politie en Tweakers ontwikkelen nieuwe Cybercrime Challenge - IT Pro - Nieuws - Tweakers

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tweakers.net - In samenwerking met de politie kan Tweakers dit jaar voor de derde keer de Cybercrime Challenge uitvoeren. Bij deze onlinewedstrijd draait het om het toetsen van de vaardigheden die nodig zijn om c...

Cisco on large-scale attacks against unpatched or not updated servers

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securityaffairs.co - In the last months a growing number of large-scale attacks hit systems all over the world, many of them, like the Snake campaign, are attributable to state-sponsored hackers others conducted by gro...

LaCie admits year-long malware security breach; customer data at risk

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zdnet.com - LaCie is the latest major retailer and tech company finding itself to be the target of a major security breach by unknown assailants. The French hardware company confirmed in a statement on Tuesday...

Meehan to Hold Philadelphia Field Hearing on Protecting Personal Data from Cybercrime

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homeland.house.gov - Tomorrow, the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies will hold a field hearing entitled “Protecting Your Personal Data: How Law Enforcement Works With t...

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 ...

More people falling victim to online identity thefts

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metronews.ca - NEW YORK – The number of Americans who say they’ve had important personal information stolen online is on the rise, according to a Pew Research Center report released Monday. According to the surve...

Dozens of teenagers are now tweeting bomb jokes to American Airlines

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washingtonpost.com - Dozens of teenagers are now tweeting bomb jokes to American Airlines By Caitlin Dewey April 14 at 3:09 pm More Comments People use their smart devices on an American Airlines plane. (Reuters/Carlo ...

How to keep your Android device malware-free - The Times of India

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timesofindia.indiatimes.com - While it's true that Android is a little more susceptible to malware attacks than iOS, you can make your device impervious to even the most dastardly of digital assaults. Here's how. Set a lock scr...

Exotic hadron particles detected at CERN: Bizarre matter defies known physics - CSMonitor.com

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csmonitor.com - The existence of exotic hadrons — a type of matter that doesn't fit within the traditional model of particle physics — has now been confirmed, scientists say. Click Here for your FREE 30 DAYS of Th...

Protect or Perish: POS Malware and ColdFusion Exploits | KPMG

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kpmginstitutes.com - A data breach can strike an organization at any time, and the impact can be crippling. Organizations need to take immediate action to reduce the risk of a data breach. And when sabotage does occur,...

MELANI - Semi annual report 2013/2

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melani.admin.ch - Blackmail using malware is not only on the rise, but is becoming extremely malicious. In September 2013 the malware «Cryptolocker» was detected for the first time. It encrypts all data stored on th...

Committee on Homeland Security

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chsdemocrats.house.gov - 10:00 a.m. Paul Peck Alumni Center, Drexel University, 3142 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Heari...

Ovum: Tackling the DDoS Threat to Banking in 2014

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prolexic.com - The distributed denial of service (DDoS) threat landscape against banks has evolved, with new politically motivated hacktivist attacks adding to financially motivated hacking exploitsthat employ DD...

Police investigating after hacker steals 500,000 records from cosmetic surgery practice - SC Magazine UK

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scmagazineuk.com - An unidentified hacker was able to access and exfiltrate almost half a million records on potential cosmetic surgery patients, it has been revealed. The Harley Medical Group, based out of Thames Di...

Amerikaan bekent inbreken op 5900 e-mailaccounts - Security.NL

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security.nl - Een 45-jarige Amerikaan heeft bekend dat hij samen met anderen op ruim 5900 e-mailaccounts heeft ingebroken. Mark Anthony Townsend bood tussen mei 2002 en juni 2013 een online dienst aan waarbij kl...

Notoire internetoplichter kraakte beveiligde wifi-verbindingen - Security.NL

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security.nl - De politie heeft een 20-jarige Rotterdammer gearresteerd op verdenking van grootschalige oplichting via internet. De man gebruikte onbeveiligde wifi-verbindingen, maar kraakte ook beveiligde wifi-v...

Crimeware or APT? Malware’s “Fifty Shades of Grey”

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fireeye.com - Some cybercriminals build massive botnets to use unsuspecting endpoints for spam, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, or large-scale click fraud. With the aid of banking Trojans, other cy...

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

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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,...

Mumsnet users urged to change password after Heartbleed hackers target site - Home News - UK - The Independent

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independent.co.uk - In what is believed to be the first confirmed breach via the security flaw, the parenting website – which claims to have 1.5 million registered members – said it believed that cyber-thieves may hav...

"AvoidAClaim" Blog | Protecting Yourself from Cybercrime Dangers: Stump Hackers by Changing Key Default Settings

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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...

Persistent XSS in Top Website enables large-Scale DDoS attack

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securityaffairs.co - Recently Cloud-based security service provider Incapsula detected an application layer DDoS attack conducted hijacking a huge volume of traffic to victims website. The website of Incapsula customer...

HeartBleed Counter Attack Via Honey Pot Could Snag Hackers Who Compromised Millions Of Passwords « CBS San Francisco

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sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com - (CBS SF) — The hackers behind the HeartBleed security issue that compromised millions of passwords and affected an estimated two-thirds of “secure” websites around the world could be brought down b...

Europol: Deutschland blockiert Gelder für Cybercrime-Bekämpfung - SPIEGEL ONLINE - Nachrichten - Netzwelt

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André Schulz

m.spiegel.de - Europol-Zentrale in Den Haag: Kein Geld für Suche nach Kinderpornografie? Mit einem neuen Cybercrime-Zentrum will Brüssel Kriminalität im Web bekämpfen. Doch Deutschland blockiert EU-Mittel für den...

Il deep web, una grande risorsa anche per i giornalisti

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lsdi.it - ‘’La rete ed i contenuti della rete non sono la stessa cosa. Tor è uno strumento di libertà. Tor è anche uno strumento per criminali. Le due cose viaggiano parallele. Uno sguardo equilibrato è l’ u...

Hackers From China Waste Little Time in Exploiting Heartbleed - Bloomberg

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bloomberg.com - (Updates with latest data from University of Michigan in fourth graph) For those who don't feel the urgency to install the latest security fixes for their computers, take note: Just a day after Hea...

German authorities discovered 18 Million stolen Email accounts

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securityaffairs.co - German authorities have confirmed that nearly 18 million email accounts were stolen and compromised by hackers, it is the greatest theft occurred in the country in the history. Till now, there is n...

'Heartbleed' hacking spree: Canadian tax agency says hundreds of IDs stolen — RT News

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rt.com - The Canada Revenue Agency website is seen on a computer screen displaying information about an internet security vulnerability called the "Heartbleed Bug" in Toronto, April 9, 2014. (Reuters / Mark...

National Retail Federation Prioritizes Cybersecurity -HackSurfer

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hacksurfer.com - Since news of the Target breach broke four months ago, it seems like more and more data breaches are happening with retailers. Any kind of data breach is scary and daunting, but when it comes to re...

Mobile Banking Security: How Safe Is Your Money?

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IT Security Watch

itsecuritywatch.com - Nowadays, people never think twice about using their smartphones to make a purchase or manage their bank accounts. The ease of accessing their bank account, transferring money and even cashing chec...

CYB3RCRIM3: Copying Data as a 4th Amendment Seizure - Linkis.com

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ln.is - People are already having fun with Linkis.com, sharing links easily and customizing them in few simple clicks. It's super cool automation feature does everything for you. Sit back and have fun whil...

Cambodia Technology Adviser Criticizes Cybercrime Draft Law

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voanews.com - A senior Cambodian government adviser on information technology says a draft cybercrime law is unnecessary and could lead to demonstrations and unrest if passed as currently written. Phu Leewood sa...

Faster threat detection helps fight cybercrime

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techpageone.dell.com - Speed is crucial to detecting and preventing cybercrime threats, which is why companies like Intel are developing technologies to review more data at a faster rate. The company has reduced the time...

Bulgarian gang of credit card fraudsters bust

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sofiaglobe.com - An investigation lasting more than a year into an organised group of Bulgarian criminals committing credit card fraud has been successfully completed with a final round of seven arrests – three in ...

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pinterest.com - Come on in! Join Pinterest today...it only takes like a second or so. Flickr affected by critical SQL Injection and Remote Code Execution bugs Quali e quanti dispositivi mobili sono affetti dalla f...

Hackers harvest LaCie card data for a full year | Security | News

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pcpro.co.uk - LaCie has warned customers that hackers may have had access to their credit card details for the past year. The FBI contacted the storage hardware firm on 19 March, saying its website had been hack...

UK cosmetic surgery provider hacked, info on 500,000 stolen -HackSurfer

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hacksurfer.com - Personal details of nearly 500,000 people who sought information about plastic surgery via the UK's Harley Medical Group’s website were stolen in an apparent bid to blackmail the company. The stole...

Nigerian Army’s website hacked

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Eng. Mahmoud Soliman

humanipo.com - The Nigerian Cyber Army, a group of local website hackers, has successfully hacked the Nigerian Army’s website, which is used for official recruitment. The hackers defaced the recruitment website w...

Mega data breaches indicate shift in cybercrime landscape

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betanews.com - Cybercriminals are increasingly plotting for longer to pull off big heists rather than carrying out quick hits for smaller rewards. Symantec's latest Internet Security Threat Report shows a signifi...

Blog: Cyber crime can affect any business, so education is needed

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electrofacts.co.uk - During the past week, the government has committed to helping small businesses tackle cyber crime. They are due to introduce a new higher level apprenticeship and teaching grants to go towards help...

22 en 23 mei 2014 - Cybercrime Security Forum 2013 - globalknowledge.nl

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globalknowledge.nl - Op 22 en 23 mei 2014 organiseert Global Knowledge alweer voor de 6e keer het jaarlijkse Cybercrime Security Forum. Helaas is in de afgelopen jaren de digitale criminaliteit alleen maar verder toege...

Social Media safety vital for Children ~ Social Mediaroid

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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...

How Much Cyber Crime Are Inside Jobs?: Video - Bloomberg

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bloomberg.com - There is in terms of a marriage penalty in different parts of the internal revenue code. It does not seem fair enough. With more people filing online, cyber criminals are busy trying to steal ident...

Global Initiative | GI Webinar: Cybercrime and Human Rights

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globalinitiative.net - On the 8th April, the Global Initiative co-hosted a webinar with the UN Global Compact on 21st Century cybercrime threats and the challenges they present to human security and human rights. The pan...

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