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Israel Police Arrest Man Over Hacking Stars' Computers

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securityweek.com - Israeli police on Wednesday arrested a man suspected of hacking into the computers and stealing the work of international recording artists including Madonna, police said. A law enforcement source ...

South Africa neglects alarming effect of cyberc...

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scoop.it - Experts say not enough is being done to combat the rise of online crime, writes Gillian Jones

GamingTechLaw The Internet of Things and cybercrime

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gamingtechlaw.com - The Internet of Things is expected to lead to 50 billion connected devices by 2020 collecting and exchanging personal data about their users, their lives, their preferences and tastes.  This will l...

Chronology of a Crisis

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pwc.co.uk - Location:  PwC Sheffield, St. Paul's Place, 121 Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2LE As PwC’s 2014 Global Economic Crime Survey showed, insider fraud is an increasing threat to organisations in every i...

7 ways to bring cybercrime out of the shadows - Agenda - The World Economic Forum

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agenda.weforum.org - The need for a firm and integrated response to transnational crime has never been stronger. In the case of cybercrime, the openness, ease of access and slow institutional response have made it a lo...

Cyber crime: l'inchiesta di CN. Quanto costa attaccare e difendersi. Cronaca-Nera.it

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Roman Slovinec

cronaca-nera.it - Ma come fanno? Che software e app usano per fregarti? Vediamo le varie modalità con le quali si possono fare, tecnicamente. Ci sono i Malicious insiders (dipendenti infedeli di un’azienda – o anche...

Click-fraud malware drives millions of views to YouTube videos

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securityaffairs.co - Symantec experts estimated that the scammers have so far earned several thousand dollars via this particular campaign. It’s impossible to know, but it’s likely they are running other similar ones a...

I2P: The Super-Anonymous Network That Silk Road Calls Home

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gizmodo.com - The infamous Silk Road resurrected itself like a junkie phoenix this month, leaving its long-time residence on Tor for a new anonymizing service called the Invisible Internet Project, or I2P. News ...

PlugX RAT compromised official releases of games in Asia

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securityaffairs.co - Experts at Trend Micro have spotted a new malicious campaign based on the popular PlugX RAT, the threat actor behind the attack has bundled the malware with League of Legends (LoL) and Path of Exil...

Cybercrime: Proposição de Lei que Tipifica Penalmente Uso de Falsa Identidade

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under-linux.org - Cybercrime: Proposição de Lei que Tipifica Penalmente Uso de Falsa Identidade Devido a Internet ter se tornado um campo fértil para a prática de crimes das mais variadas espécies, existe mais uma l...

Podcast: Lizard Squad, Data Breaches and Cybercrime-Fighting Machines -HackSurfer

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hacksurfer.com - In Episode 10 of the Cybercrime and Business Podcast, the gang discusses the top stories of the week including the State of the Union address, recent data breaches, and the seemingly never-ending b...

Illinois law allows schools to demand students' Facebook passwords - CNET

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cnet.com - Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. Illinois can't seem to decide whether it's the home of midwestern gentlefolk or of the most draconian h...

New RATs Emerge from Leaked Njw0rm Source Code  | Security Intelligence Blog

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blog.trendmicro.com - In the middle of my research on the remote access Trojan (RAT) known as “njrat” or “Njw0rm”, I stumbled upon dev-point.com, a site that disguises itself as a site for “IT enthusiasts” but actually ...

The 7 biggest lies you’ve been told about hacking

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cyberplotters.com - Online security is increasingly an issue rich for headlines, as everyone from movie studios and celebrities to major retailers and CENTCOM find themselves the victims of digital infiltrators. Howev...

Click-fraud malware brings thousands of dollars to YouTube scammers

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net-security.org - Click-fraud malware brings thousands of dollars to YouTube scammers A malware delivery campaign aimed at making victims' computers surreptitiously view YouTube videos and, consequently, artificiall...

Cybercrime and hacking are even bigger worries for small business owners | Business

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theguardian.com - Cybercrime. It was the talk of Washington at President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union, adding one more city to the world tour of technological fear: London, New York, Los Angeles, Paris. Even thou...

Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)

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Manuel Fernandes

ic3.gov - The Business E-mail Compromise (BEC) is a sophisticated scam targeting businesses working with foreign suppliers and/or businesses that regularly perform wire transfer payments. Formerly known as t...

Hospitales bajo ataque... ~ AX3S

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Alejandro Martinez

ax3s.blogspot.com - Somos un Blog Nuevo, hablando de temas viejos que parecen novedosos, hablaremos mucho de Seguridad en Tecnología, también podemos hablar de otros temas Tecnológicos que te interesen, propón un tema...

Panicked teen hanged himself after receiving ransomware scam email • The Register

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theregister.co.uk - A 17-year-old college student who suffered from autism hanged himself after receiving a ransomware scam. Joseph Edwards was alarmed after receiving an email that falsely claimed he'd been spotted b...

Cybercrime and How It Affects You – markITwrite

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markitwrite.com - When you buy a new car, you expect it to come with 3-5 doors that all lock securely. Each time before you walk away from your vehicle, you will lock those doors, and, the sensible among you will ac...

Secret Thoughts: a medical thriller (A Dr. Powers Mystery) (English Edition) eBook: H.S. Clark: Amazon.fr: Boutique Kindle

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amazon.fr - Présentation de l'éditeur Something is rotten in Seattle, where seven innocent people are dead from tainted cold medicine and some of the country's wealthiest CEOs are suffering from corporate espi...

Tu refrigerador no es una amenaza de seguridad, los sensores si lo son… ~ AX3S

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ax3s.blogspot.com - Somos un Blog Nuevo, hablando de temas viejos que parecen novedosos, hablaremos mucho de Seguridad en Tecnología, también podemos hablar de otros temas Tecnológicos que te interesen, propón un tema...

Los Nuevos Jugadores en la Cyber Guerra toman su puesto en la mesa ~ AX3S

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ax3s.blogspot.com - Somos un Blog Nuevo, hablando de temas viejos que parecen novedosos, hablaremos mucho de Seguridad en Tecnología, también podemos hablar de otros temas Tecnológicos que te interesen, propón un tema...

Erpressung und Geldwäsche: Polizei kommt bei Cybercrime nicht hinterher - Golem.de

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golem.de - Stephan Humer ist als Begründer des Forschungsbereichs Internetsoziologie unter anderem an der Universität der Künste Berlin tätig. Der Soziologe und Informatiker widmet sich dem Thema Internet und...

BBC News - Emergency patch fixes Adobe Flash flaw

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bbc.co.uk - Adobe has released an emergency patch for a flaw in its Flash software that was being widely exploited by thieves. The patch stops the flaw being exploited on some versions of Windows, Apple and Li...

7-year-old shows how to hack Wi-Fi in less than 11 MINUTES

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dailymail.co.uk - Just two days after an investigation revealed how much personal information public Wi-Fi networks can ‘suck’ from phones, a child has shown how easy the hotspots are to hack. A seven-year-old broke...

Terror, Überwachung, Arbeitslosigkeit: Haben wir mit dem Internet ein Monster geschaffen? - DLD 2015 - FOCUS Online - Nachrichten

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focus.de - + Das Internet ist nicht nur gut, sondern auch eine Plattform für Spionage, Diebstahl und Terror + + Internetkritiker sicher: Das Web fördert Narzismus, Arbeitslosigkeit und lässt die Schere zwisch...

Cyber crime discussed in RSU seminar

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globalgujaratnews.in - Cyber crime discussed in RSU seminar Ahmedabad : Cyber crime and related problems was the topic of discussion at a seminar here. Interaction at the two-day seminar that began Saturday at Raksha Sha...

Email Scam Nets $214 Million in 14 Months: FBI

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securityweek.com - Washington  - An email scam which targets businesses with bogus invoices has netted more than $214 million from victims in 45 countries in just over one year, an FBI task force said Thursday. The I...

Cybercrime: Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance says there is a tsunami of identity theft. Who are the thieves?

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slate.com - So who is committing all these cybercrimes? On Charlie Rose, Vance argued that it was the same people who, in a previous era, would have been “selling drugs or snatching chains on 42nd Street.” “Th...

Stop your webcam being hacked with these 5 simple steps - BT

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home.bt.com - You may not use the webcam built into the top edge of your laptop screen, but how do you know someone else isn’t secretly using it to spy on you? It may sound far-fetched, but it was only last year...

Kenya Weighs Chinese Request for Extradition of 76 Held for Cybercrime

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gadgets.ndtv.com - Githu Muigai said he expected a decision soon on the request from a "friendly government" with which Kenya has strong trade and industrial ties. Some 76 Chinese nationals have been detained by Keny...

Minecraft claims its users were phished, rather than hacked

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itsecurityguru.org - Minecraft’s maker Mojang has said that it was not hacked, and instead user details were collected by a phishing attack. According to the story, email addresses and passwords of 1,800 Minecraft user...

EPCA Payment Summit 2015

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epca.eventler.nl - The EPCA Payment Summit 2015 is a 2 day high level program, consisting of dedicated plenary keynotes and specialized track program (of choice). Top professionals and thought leaders from all over t...

Réseaux sociaux : arnaque aux faux amis / Cybercrime / Dossiers / Actualités - Police nationale - Ministère de l'Intérieur

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police-nationale.interieur.gouv.fr - La plupart des internautes connaissent mal les paramètres de confidentialité de leurs comptes sur les réseaux sociaux et pensent ne partager leur actualité et leurs photos qu'avec les personnes aut...

Members' College: FME

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Petra van Buren

memberscollege.eu - Cybercrime is één van de snelst groeiende vormen van criminaliteit. Recent onderzoek wijst zelfs uit dat de wereldwijde omzet van cybercriminaliteit gelijk aan die van de omzet in de drugshandel. O...

Prevent Cybercrime: A Brief Reminder by Victoria Roddel (eBook) - Lulu

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Victoria Roddel

lulu.com - The Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") is a United States copyright law that provides guidelines for online service providers in case of copyright infringement. Below is the information that...

Security For Startups | SME Cyber Security

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Roger Smith

scoop.it - In the past two years, cyberspace has clearly changed in ways that threaten every online business, big or small. Startups now use the cloud infrastructure..

Mutually Assured Destruction? Nation States on the Cyber Offensive

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Judyth Mermelstein

veracode.com - I had a rare experience whilst in the pub with some friends over Christmas. When exchanging the usual pleasantries with someone in our group who I was meeting for the first time, I said that I work...

Ransomware: zo laat je je computer niet gijzelen

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Edwin Feldmann

rtlnieuws.nl - Europol waarschuwt voor een nieuwe vorm van computercriminaliteit: ransomware. Het gaat om virussen die je computer als het ware 'gijzelen'. Je moet geld betalen, anders worden al je bestanden vern...

South Africa neglects alarming effect of cybercrime | Business

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Christopher Ackerman

bdlive.co.za - CYBER attacks are a growing risk to business in South Africa, but neither the government nor business are doing enough to combat it, according to cyber security experts. A shortage of skills combin...

The Supply, Demand, and Cost of Your Data - Security News - Trend Micro USA

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Roman Slovinec

trendmicro.com - View Infographic: A Global Black Market for Stolen Personal Data Data monetization is no longer confined to credit card fraud. Identity theft has long evolved, keeping pace with the progress of tec...

How to Secure your Business from Cyber Crimes - Broadview OfficeSuite Blog

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broadviewnet.com - When you hear about major cyber crimes such as the Home Depot and Target security breaches, you probably can’t help but to worry about the security of your own business. Cyber criminals seek out se...

How to Save the Net: A CDC for Cybercrime

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Cytegic

wired.com - The Internet may be made up of software and hardware, but it is an ecosystem that depends on a key human value: trust. The networks and systems must be able to trust the information we are sending,...

Connected cars: Moving into the fast lane - BT Let's Talk

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letstalk.globalservices.bt.com - These days, give or take a few nuts and bolts, cars are computers on wheels — increasingly connected to and controlled by software. The more we spot new potential for technology to make lives easie...

Business Fraud | Get Safe Online

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getsafeonline.org - Business Security Plan Why security planning is important, and what to include. Protect Your Website Customer interface or shop window, here’s how to keep your website safe. Data Loss Prevention Yo...

The world's most common online passwords revealed - BBC Newsbeat

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Sorrento Networks

bbc.co.uk - "Oh damn! I've forgotten it... again." It's a common phrase of many people when trying to enter their password. But while there might be a tendency to keep it simple and straightforward, the follow...

Comment choisir ses mots de passe ? / Cybercrime / Dossiers / Actualités - Police nationale - Ministère de l'Intérieur

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Marie Laure Falieres

police-nationale.interieur.gouv.fr - Un bon de passe est constitué d'au moins 12 caractères dont : Un mot de passe est d'autant plus faible qu'il est court. L'utilisation d'un alphabet réduit ou de mot issu du dictionnaire le rend trè...

Cybercrime / Dossiers / Actualités - Police nationale - Ministère de l'Intérieur

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police-nationale.interieur.gouv.fr - Le plan Vigipirate est relevé au niveau alerte attentat sur l'ensemble de la région Ile-de-France après l'attentat perpétré à Paris - un numéro: 0805 02 17 17 - un mail : alerte-attentat[at]interie...

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