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Pharming attacks exploit default passwords to hack routersSecurity Affairs

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securityaffairs.co - Security firm Proofpoint revealed that its experts recently detected a spam campaign targeting organizations and primarily Brazilian Internet users. The spam campaign implements a very effective te...

Cybercrime could become more lucrative than drugs, police chief warns - Telegraph

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telegraph.co.uk - Adrian Leppard, Commissioner of the City of London Police And he warned that many people who use the Internet every day to shop or do their banking, were doing the online equivalent of leaving thei...

Ali Baba, the APT group from the Middle East

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cyberdefensemagazine.com - Adrian Nish of BAE System presented the results of its investigation on the Ali Baba APT group operating from the Middle East that hit Western companies. Yesterday the Kaspersky Lab team revealed t...

Sophisticated cyber crime methods are changing ...

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scoop.it - Penn State’s cyber security team identifies and blocks approximately 157,000 hostile systems from accessing 200,000 computers on the University network on any given day.

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Porno-Tauschringe: "Irgendwann sind es die eigenen Kinder" | Die B5 Reportage | B5 aktuell | Radio

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br.de - Rainer Franosch, Oberstaatsanwalt, fahndet nach Kinderpornos Immer jüngere Opfer, immer brualere Kinderporno-Bilder: Die Zentralstelle zur Bekämpfung der Internetkriminalität (ZIT) ist alarmiert. D...

TalkTalk admits massive data breach • The Register

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theregister.co.uk - TalkTalk has admitted to a major breach of user information, which may have led to some customers handing over bank information to hackers. In an email to customers, the company said it first saw a...

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...

Customer data stolen in TalkTalk hack attack - BBC News

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bbc.co.uk - TalkTalk customers are being warned about scammers who managed to steal account numbers and names from the company's computers. In an email sent to every customer, TalkTalk said scammers were using...

Facebook dispute results in a 14 year old girl being shot dead

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techworm.net - An argument on Facebook took a ghastly turn of events when it ended in gunfire that killed 14 year old Kierra’onna Rice. The online Facebook brawl between two groups of friends spilled out into the...

Cyber Security Survey: Fear of cybercrime up 66 percent in US

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gfi.com - 2014 could go down in history as a highlight year for cybercriminals. Cybercriminals have shown that no organization is safe, regardless of size or reputation. The victim list now boasts the likes ...

Don’t fall for scams from people who contact you... - Chris Requena's Personal Blog

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cerequena.tumblr.com - Don’t fall for scams from people who contact you claiming to work for Microsoft​ or other big tech companies, and offering support services for your computers. I received a random call earlier from...

Responsible for Information

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nationalarchives.gov.uk - 'Responsible for Information' is a free e-learning course aimed at staff in micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It helps employees and business owners to understand information securi...

Facebook users targeted with ‘Wat are u Doing in This Video’ Message Phishing Scam

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infocrowler.com - Story of a Facebook message that’s Actually a Phishing Scam – Opening ‘Wat are u Doing in This Video’ isn’t what You supposed to Do Now this can be termed as the new wave of phishing scams on Faceb...

Botnet taken down through international law enforcement cooperation

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europol.europa.eu - On 24 February, Europol's European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) coordinated a joint international operation from its operational centre in The Hague, which targeted the Ramnit botnet that had infected 3...

US Police Dept Pays Crypto-Malware Ransom to retrieve sensitive records

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infocrowler.com - Midlothian Village, Illinois, Police Department became the target of ransomware having file-encryption capabilities and hence, the department had to give in to the demands of the hackers for retrie...

“Child Predator Alert”: A Fake Email Leading to Malware

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infocrowler.com - Parents nowadays must be receiving an email alert that claims “a child predator has moved to your neighborhood.” As per the content of this email, parents are informed that a child-predator has mov...

Cyber criminals steal up to $1 billion from banks, says report - » Business Reporter

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business-reporter.co.uk - Up to $1 billion has been stolen from financial institutions by a multinational gang of cyber criminals from Russia, Ukraine, Europe and China over a two-year period. Kaspersky Lab, INTERPOL, Europ...

You got hacked. Cybersecurity stocks soar – CNNMoney

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Paulo Félix

opensourcesinfo.org - February has been a phenomenal month for the overall stock market. The S&P 500 is up about 6%. But companies that help mitigate the damage from major attacks have done even better. There is a relat...

Protecting Point of Sales Systems from PoS Malware - Security News - Trend Micro USA

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trendmicro.com - View infographic: Protecting Point of Sales Systems from PoS Malware 2014 went down in history as year of the “largest retail hacks”. After notable breaches that affected Home Depot and Kmart, PoS ...

Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire

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opensourcesinfo.org - Germany’s new draft counter threat finance legislation, which is on course to be signed into law in May, is an effort to implement U.N. Security Council Resolution 2178. Adopted last September, the...

«Così combatto il cyber crime» – Wall & Street

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blog.ilgiornale.it - Il nuovo leitmotiv della sicurezza informatica in azienda sembra essere racchiuso tutto in una sigla: Apt. Le Advanced Persistent Threat sono ormai sulla bocca di tutti gli operatori di settore com...

Study: Most People Won’t Stop Online Bullies

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techcrunch.com - In 1964 a woman named Kitty Genovese was stabbed and left for dead in Kew Gardens, Queens. She screamed for help over a half hour while bystanders and apartment-dwellers above apparently ignored he...

Thousands of TalkTalk customers have personal details stolen in scam, the mobile and broadband giant confirms 

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thisismoney.co.uk - Thousands of TalkTalk customers have had personal details stolen by scammers who managed to steal their names, telephone numbers and TalkTalk account numbers from the company's computers. No bank d...

Facebook users targeted with 'Wat are u Doing in This Video' Message Phishing Scam

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hackread.com - Story of a Facebook message that’s Actually a Phishing Scam – Opening ‘Wat are u Doing in This Video’ isn’t what You supposed to Do Now this can be termed as the new wave of phishing scams on Faceb...

SEC report reveals chinks in managers' cyber defences - Risk.net

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risk.net - US insurer MetLife is fighting its designation as a systemically important financial institution - a label handed out by the FSOC in December. State supervisors are also questioning the decision: w...

“Child Predator Alert”: A Fake Email Leading to Malware

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hackread.com - is a News Platform that centers on InfoSec, Cyber Crime, Privacy, Surveillance and Hacking News with full-scale reviews on Social Media Platforms & Technology trends. Founded in 2011, HackRead is b...

Finextra: Finextra news: Bank chiefs frightened by cyber risks - PwC

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Kurt Callaert

finextra.com - The day after reports of a one billion dollar cyber heist at banks around the world, a PwC poll shows bank bosses are growing increasingly concerned about the threats posed by online criminal gangs.

Hits Keep On Coming For Both SSL & Its Abusers

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darkreading.com - Hacktivists this week have retaliated against Komodia and Lenovo for their roles in distributing Komodia's Superfish adware that compromises all SSL communications on Lenovo's Windows laptops. Mond...

Target Says Credit Card Data Breach Cost It $162M In 2013-14

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techcrunch.com - When it comes to data breaches, retailers are one of the biggest targets these days, and today we have some detail on the costs around one of the more high-profile attacks. Target today said that i...

National Crime Agency - Warning over computer attack as NCA leads operation to take down servers

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Cardiff Criminology

nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk - The National Crime Agency has led a major European operation to tackle malicious software (malware) which is known to have infected tens of thousands of computers in the UK. The Agency’s National C...

Confidential Spy Files from MI6, Mossad and the FSB Leaked - Freedom Hacker

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freedomhacker.net - Al-Jazeera has obtained a cache of hundreds of confidential “spy cables” from some of the world’s largest intelligence agencies, a prominent leak in what the media is calling “the largest intellige...

Cyber security and BYOD - 6 steps to manage the risk

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ascentor.co.uk - The world of technology is moving fast. In this era of consumerisation, BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is here and it is here to stay. The rapid expansion of workers using their own laptops, smart ph...

Identifying and preventing security threats: Servi... - HP Enterprise Business Community

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h30499.www3.hp.com - Guest post by Robert Wigger, Vice President, Service Providers – EMEA – HP Enterprise Group In my recent discussions with service providers, enterprise security is always on our ‘hot topic list’. R...

Digitale Angriffe auf jedes dritte Unternehmen (Presseinformationen) - BITKOM

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bitkom.org - IT-Sicherheit Digitale Angriffe auf jedes dritte Unternehmen 30 Prozent verzeichneten in den letzten zwei Jahren IT-Sicherheitsvorfälle Die meisten Angriffe erfolgen nicht über das Internet, sonder...

Suits and Hoodies: The Two Cybersecurity Cultures - The Atlantic

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theatlantic.com - When Admiral Michael S. Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, Cyber Command Commander, and recipient of the Navy Distinguished Service Medal recently walked into a cybersecurity confere...

Cyber Security Careers & Outlook– Cyber Crime Statistics Infographic

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floridatechonline.com - The progression of technology these past several years, has also brought an increase in cyber attacks. This problem has developed into a serious national threat, creating a growing demand in the cy...

Les Investigateurs en Cyber-Criminalité / Cybercrime / Dossiers / Actualités - Police nationale - Ministère de l'Intérieur

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police-nationale.interieur.gouv.fr - Coralie, Brigadier de Police, 37 ans, ICC à la SD91 depuis 2 ans. Coralie a commencé sa carrière dans la police comme agent administratif à Versailles pendant presque 3 ans avant de passer concours...

Cybercrime moves from server room to the boardroom | TheTally - comment and analysis from Financial News

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thetally.efinancialnews.com - Cybersecurity analysts have for years lamented that banks weren’t paying sufficient attention to the threat posed by online attacks. Now, after a slew of high-profile breaches, it seems bank chief ...

Hackers steal directly from banks in 'new era' of cyber crime

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usatoday.com - An international band of cyber crooks that worked its way into dozens of banks has experts warning of a "new era" of cyber crime where criminals steal directly from banks instead of their customers...

'Tientallen cybercrimegroepen verbonden aan overheden'

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nu.nl - Dat zei het hoofd van de afdeling cybercrime, Joseph Demarest, dinsdag. Volgens hem wist zijn dienst vorig jaar binnen een maand dat Noord-Korea achter de grote hack van Sony Pictures zat.  De film...

Shadow Cloud Services a serious risk for Government NetworksSecurity Affairs

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securityaffairs.co - Last month, Cloud Security Alliance found out that shadow cloud service used by employees and unmanaged by IT can pose a major security problem for organizations. Based on the survey, mostly half o...

BBC News - How cyber-cops are taking the fight to online fraudsters

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bbc.co.uk - When it comes to fighting cybercrime, law enforcement agencies are facing an uphill struggle. Lack of resources, conflicting international jurisdictions, and the borderless nature of the internet, ...

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