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Computer misuse: Brits could face LIFE IN PRISON for serious hacking offences • The Register

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theregister.co.uk - British computer hackers who severely damage the national security of any country could face life in prison under a new criminal offence proposed in the Serious Crime Bill, however the plan has bee...

Half of UK affected by cyber crime, financially and emotionally - IT News from V3.co.uk

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v3.co.uk - Over half of all UK citizens have been a victim of cyber crime, according to a report by the Get Safe Online organisation, which said that many victims are left emotionally scarred by the experienc...

The Ten Most Wanted Hackers by the FBI - #10 - The State of Security

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tripwire.com - Home « News « Featured Articles « The Ten Most Wanted Hackers by the FBI – #10 Hackers all have different intentions—some are committed to making computer networks more secure, while some are more ...

Windows XP remains a huge resource for cyber criminals - Cyberoptions.NET Blog

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cyberoptions.net - It’s been 13 years since Windows XP came out and more than six months since Microsoft stopped issuing security updates for the operating system, but the software remains in wide use—and a new analy...

ThreatCloud - Check Point Software TechnologiesCheck Point Software Technologies

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checkpoint.com - ACCESSIBLE INTELLIGENCE Choose & customize intelligence feeds from multiple vendors PROACTIVE PROTECTION Prevents threats at the Security Gateways via ThreatCloud SIMPLE TO IMPLEMENT AND OPERATE Re...

Cybercrime : "Plus vite l'hébergeur réagit, moins il y aura de victimes"

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lepoint.fr - Propagation de virus, cyberterrorisme, pédopornographie..., les statistiques judiciaires le démontrent quotidiennement : de plus en plus d'infractions sont commises via Internet et des réseaux numé...

Reflection DDoS Attacks Continue to be dangerous in Q3 2014

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securityaffairs.co - Arbor Networks has published the quarterly report on global DDoS attack data related to Q3 2014, the slides show the distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack trends for the first three quarters ...

MELANI - Semi annual report 2014/1

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melani.admin.ch - In the first half of 2014, the main focus was on sophisticated attacks on companies using social engineering, phishing attacks tailored to Switzerland and the Heartbleed security vulnerability in e...

3 Ways CIOs Can Address Crimeware-as-a-Service - Deloitte CIO - WSJ

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deloitte.wsj.com - Cyber crime is no longer the exclusive domain of computer prodigies. Crimeware-as-a-service, a term used to describe the many ready-made services available to execute a variety of cyber attacks, ha...

ShadowCrew Cybercrime Forum Vendor Sentenced to Prison

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securityweek.com - A Bulgarian national was sentenced on Thursday to 30 months in prison for his role in an international conspiracy to operate the hacking and identity theft online marketplace called ShadowCrew. Bac...

2014 Global Report on the Cost of Cyber Crime – a HP Ponemon Study.

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brianpennington.co.uk - The results of the HP Enterprise Security sponsored Ponemon 2014 Global Report on the Cost of Cyber Crime are summarised below. During the period they conducted interviews and analysed the findings...

JPMorgan Data Breach: Cybercrime Is Not High Enough On The Corporate Agenda

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businesscomputingworld.co.uk - This latest major cyber-attack follows high profile data breaches at Barclays earlier this year, and the US retail giants Home Depot and Target, at the back-end of 2013. The Target breach was large...

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...

Haagse gemeentecomputers besmet via valse PostNL-mails op Beveiliging Nieuws .nl

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beveiligingnieuws.nl - Haagse gemeentecomputers besmet via valse PostNL-mails Gepubliceerd: donderdag 23 oktober 2014 in virussen. Reageer De gemeente Den Haag heeft dinsdag tijdelijk al het gemeentelijke mailverkeer sti...

UK National Crime Agency looking to hire cyber and software specialists - IT News from V3.co.uk

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v3.co.uk - The UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) has started a recruitment drive to find technical specialists for a number of digital forensic and software development roles. A range of jobs are available, an...

Latest news updated on 17 October 2014 - Global Data Hub

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taylorwessing.com - Google has published data on requests received to have search results removed following the Google Spain ruling.  Since May, it has received 18,304 requests from the UK to remove a total of 63,616 ...

BBC News - Man arrested over cyber cash machine plot

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bbc.co.uk - A man has been arrested on suspicion of masterminding a £1.6m cyber raid on cash machines. A 37-year-old man is being questioned in Portsmouth for allegedly being part of an "organised gang" that l...

United States Hosts Most Pirate Sites, UK Crime Report Finds

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torrentfreak.com - The UK IP Crime Group, a coalition of law enforcement agencies, government departments and industry representatives, has released its latest IP Crime Report. The report is produced by the UK Govern...

Staples in Northeast likely breached with 'more to come'

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usatoday.com - SAN FRANCISCO — The office supply chain Staples is investigating a possible breach of credit card data, a company spokesman said Tuesday. "Staples is in the process of investigating a potential iss...

5th Annual Ponemon Cost of Cyber Crime Study Results: Americas

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brighttalk.com - Erfahren Sie in unserem Webinar mehr über den Secunia Corporate Software Inspector 7.0 und dessen Integration in Microsoft Windows Server Update Service. Die Lösung ermöglicht Ihnen das Scannen nac...

Nooit meer privacy - Accountantsdag 2014

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accountantsdag.nl - Hoe bewaken we de privacy in een wereld waarbij zelfs de supermarkt alles van u weet? Hoe beschermt u uw bedrijfsgegevens? En wat betekent de nieuwe wetgeving voor uw organisatie? Een live hacking ...

Cost of Cybercrime Spikes 96% - Infosecurity Magazine

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infosecurity-magazine.com - The average annualized cost of cybercrime incurred by US organizations is a whopping $12.7 million, which represents a 96% increase since the study was initiated five years ago. According to resear...

Evolution of 3D Printing Technology Raises Security Concerns - InfoSec Institute

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resources.infosecinstitute.com - Also known as the term additive manufacturing (AM), 3D printing is a process for making a three-dimensional object of almost any shape starting from a 3D model or other electronic data source. Thro...

Samenwerken aan cybersecurity - Secondant

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ccv-secondant.nl - Het Cyberrad, dat MKB-Nederland in het voorjaar van 2014 lanceerde, is onderdeel van de landelijke bewustwordings- en preventiecampagne Stop Cybercrime Nu. Centraal staan 4 vormen van cybercrime: o...

Europol warning on the risks for the Internet of Everything (IoE)

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securityaffairs.co - The EU’s chief criminal intelligence agency made a disconcerting revelation, the threat of “online murder” is set to rise. It isn’t a science movie trailer, but the finding that cyber criminals inc...

Cybercrime : "Plus vite l'hébergeur réagit, moi...

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scoop.it - Les deuxièmes rencontres parlementaires de la cybersécurité soulignent la nécessité de la coopération entre les autorités et les opérateurs privés.

Cybercriminals poised, ready to strike - Tulsa Business and Legal News: Business News

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tulsabusiness.com - Small businesses are a target for cybercriminals using increasingly sophisticated methods to attack.

Security Affairs on Pinterest

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pinterest.com - US ICS CERT testing medical devices for alleged flaws Apple apparently blocked China's "man-in-the-middle" attack against iCloud users within the country -- while China denied being involved in it....

Watch Your Back, Warns Guard Street™ Privacy Company Founder

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prunderground.com - Concern about data privacy and cybercrime is at an all-time high.  It seems almost every week there is a story about a data breach in which millions of consumers have their personal information com...

Protect your small business from cybercrime | Guardian Small Business Network

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theguardian.com - The problem with cybercrime is businesses are often using yesterday's tools to fight tomorrow's threats. That's the opinion of Ramsés Gallego, vice-president of Isaca, the international trade body ...

Pricing Policies in the Cyber Criminal Underground - InfoSec Institute

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resources.infosecinstitute.com - Underground markets are places on the Internet where criminal gangs offer a wide range of illegal products and services. Black markets are crowded places where single individuals or criminal organi...

What is the cost of cyber crime? Looking past the ... - HP Enterprise Business Community

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h30499.www3.hp.com - Dr. Larry Ponemon Chairman and Founder of the Ponemon Institute We just completed our fifth annual Cost of Cyber Crime study sponsored by HP Security. We surveyed 257 companies in seven countries t...

BBC News - Only 100 cybercrime brains worldwide says Europol boss

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bbc.com - There are only "around 100" cybercriminal kingpins behind global cybercrime, according to the head of Europol's Cybercrime Centre. Speaking to the BBC's Tech Tent radio show, Troels Oerting said th...

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...

Cyber Policy Still Stuck in the '90s - Nextgov ...

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scoop.it - In the nearly 20 years since the first cyber policy discussions, technology has changed tremendously. The debate hasn’t caught up yet.

Six Great DIY Projects for Hacking Computers an...

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scoop.it - If you're testing your hacking skills or trying to learn more about security, your toolkit shouldn't end with your computer.

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...

Protect yourself from cyber hackers, modern day pirates

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tennessean.com - Hackers have stolen more than 500 million financial records in the past 12 months. Wouldn’t you say it seems inevitable that we will all be victims of a hacker, the modern day pirate? Whether they ...

Malicious Ads on Yahoo, AOL, Trigger CryptoWall Infections | Threatpost

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threatpost.com - Attackers have been leveraging the FlashPack Exploit Kit to peddle the CryptoWall 2.0 ransomware on unsuspecting visitors to sites such as Yahoo, The Atlantic and AOL. Researchers believe that for ...

Security & Protection

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stthom.edu - It seems that everything relies on computers and the Internet now — communication (email, cellphones), entertainment (digital cable, mp3s), transportation (car engine systems, airplane navigation),...

Not been a victim of cyber-crime yet? You're now in the minority

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zdnet.com - Just over half the people in Britain have been the victim of an online crime, or cybercrime, according to the latest survey of the issue by Get Safe Online, costing £670m a year in fraud. Research:...

Don't Get Caught in a Compromising Position

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darkreading.com - Your personal photos have been stolen, sold, and published. The media have picked up the story, and your reputation is taking a beating. Once it’s released, you cannot get the digital data back und...

Experts warn on Mayhem shellshock attacks worldwide

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securityaffairs.co - The researchers at Malware Must Die published a report warning of Mayhem Shellshock attack, the experts explained to have detected a significant number of Linux and UNIX systems infected by several...

| Public Eye Online

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publiceyenews.com - MASERU – Police say they have confiscated equipment used in cyber-crime related activities, describing it as a breakthrough that will see suspects brought before court. Multiple cyber-criminals hav...

Small firms urged to take steps to combat cyber crime - Press releases - GOV.UK

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gov.uk - Many small and medium-sized businesses ignore or underestimate the threat online fraud poses to their profitability, cashflow and reputation, according to a panel of experts on cyber fraud. Ed Vaiz...

The Importance of Data Analytics in the Fight against Advanced Persistent Threats and Cybercrime

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wwpi.com - Home Depot’s recent announcement that a cyber-attack led to a data breach, compromising the credit card data of some 56 million customers, placed the home improvement retailer at the top of a list ...

Cybercrime now becoming a serious problem for many Britons | Money

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theguardian.com - Many Britons have been the victim of a cybercrime such as identity theft, hacking or abuse on social media, new research has found. UK losses from online fraud are now running at more than £670m a ...

2014 Cost of Cyber Crime study: global summary

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info.hpenterprisesecurity.com - The headlines are frightening, but IT and business executives need real data on the incidence and cost of cyber crime to effectively plan security resources and defenses. This year’s Ponemon study ...

Cyber crime offenders risk life jail

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thenationonlineng.net - Cyber crime offenders may be in for tougher times as the Senate yesterday passed an Act for the Prohibition, Prevention, Detection, Investigation and Prosecution of cyber crimes. The Electronic Fra...

Nominaties Hoffmann Cyber Security Award® 2014 voor beste cybersecurity-aanpak

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hoffmannbv.nl - De genomineerden voor de Hoffmann Cyber Security Award 2014 zijn (in willekeurige volgorde): • Amphia Ziekenhuis • Haga Ziekenhuis • Fujitsu • Vitens • Wageningen Universiteit & Researchcentrum • J...

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