Internet Crime

First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 37 mins ago - 6 reports

University responds to the Heartbleed bug

Last week the Heartbleed bug was announced to the public as a severe threat to the security of online information.Faculty and staff members at the University of Minnesota this week were warned of some ramifications related to the growing public awareness ... [Published Minnesota Daily - 37 mins ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 7 reports

Michaels becomes latest retailer hit with credit card data breach

A few months after Target and Neiman Marcus announced that credit card data had been taken by cyber-criminals, the arts and crafts store franchise Michaels confirmed that millions of credit card numbers may have been lifted from its database.In a press ... [Published Neowin.net - 4 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Online Debit, Credit Fraud Will Soon Get Much Worse. Here's Why.

World News: 04:00 GMT Saturday 19th April 2014 . [ ]This story Adoption of better safeguards in the physical world will drive criminals to electronic theft, argues payments validation entrepreneur.Read More: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entreprene ... [Published SPi World News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

Local Michaels stores affected by security breach, customers affected

Updated: Friday, April 18 2014, 09:14 PM CDTReported by: Kyle RogersPosted by: Ashley ArnoldYORK -- The nation's largest arts and crafts chain announced on Friday the company fell victim to a security breach which could impact millions of customers.Michaels ... [Published WHP CBS21 - 3 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

US Government Is Paying To Undermine Internet Security, Not To Fix It

The Heartbleed computer security bug is many things: a catastrophic tech failure, an open invitation to criminal hackers and yet another reason to upgrade our passwords on dozens of websites . But more than anything else, Heartbleed reveals our ... [Published Techdirt - 13 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

27K UPMC worker hit by data breach, 788 by fraud

PITTSBURGH — The personal information of 27,000 University of Pittsburgh Medical Center employees might have been put at risk by identity thieves who apparently used the information of 788 workers to file bogus federal tax returns, the hospital network ... [Published Fort Mills Times - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 14 reports

Michaels breach – a sign of the times?

Tango down!  Michaels has confirmed the latest in credit card breaches as many as 3 million credit and debit cards were potentially stolen in yet another retail malware attack.  Michaels officially reports that the situation has been contained, but ... [Published SiliconANGLE - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 3 reports

Has cyber insurance become a necessary expense for businesses?

I got a flyer from my company’s insurance broker advertising "cyber insurance" today. I didn’t realize this was a product that existed. At first I just dismissed it as an unnecessary expense, but then I thought about the data breaches at Micheal’s and ... [Published ITworld.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 4 reports

China issues banking rules to strengthen online payment security

* Rules to protect data of clients who use third-party platforms* Online payment limits based on user's financial condition* New ID verification requirements for online transfers* Rules not as ... ... [Published Big News Network - 19 hours ago]
Entities: Banking, Security, China
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 7 reports

Heartbleed bug exposes your passwords to hackers

Published April 10th 201404:29pmfavorite?Security experts warn there is little Internet users can do to protect themselves from latest online threatSecurity experts warn there is little Internet users can do to protect themselves from the recently uncovered ... [Published i24news - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 14 reports

The “Heartbleed Bug” 101

What is the “Heartbleed Bug”?Heartbleed bug is a vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL (Open Secure Socket Layers) cryptographic library that allows hackers the ability to collect passwords, credit cards numbers, private keys and other data on servers ... [Published SecurityOrb.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 8 reports

Virgin email error bombards users with hundreds of unwanted emails

An email slipup (apparently sending a mass message without properly using BCC) by Virgin Media meant that 135,000 of its customers were bombarded by hundreds of unwanted emails, overwhelming many individuals and businesses. http://goo.gl/ChnmOI... ... [Published Hack Surfer - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Virgin Media Inc

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...a few months down the road, take the final, most crucial precaution to make sure you've safeguarded data: "Check your credit report," says Lanza. "You should be doing that on a regular basis anyway."
...information of our users and to prevent corrupted page data to spread Facebook administration introduces new extra safety protection system. "The iBanking app can be used in conjunction with any malware able to inject code into a web page and is generally used to redirect incoming SMS messages to bypass two-factor authentication." claimed ESET in a blog post
"Everyone is entitled to a credit report from the three credit reporting agencies once a year" says Kim
Amin Hasbini urged users to take necessary precautions and check the authenticity of apps they download. "Youngsters today want to download everything and not pay forfor anything, but these precautions are worth spending the $10-20 a year on to put yourself less at risk. The problem is convincing people, as awareness about online threats is very low."

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Health care site flagged in review of encryption [Published Pueblo Chieftain Online - 30 mins ago]
University responds to the Heartbleed bug [Published Minnesota Daily - 37 mins ago]
Oakland Resident Pleads Guilty in Identity Thef... [Published United States Department of Justice - 1 hour ago]
Hackers got you down? How not to be a victim [Published The Palm Beach Post - 1 hour ago]
5 tax security strategies for small business [Published NBC WAGT 26 - 1 hour ago]
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Millions affected by security breach, but victi... [Published KHNL News 8 - 1 hour ago]
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Online Debit, Credit Fraud Will Soon Get Much W... [Published SPi World News - 2 hours ago]
Mobile app bugs 530,000 online banking users in... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - 2 hours ago]
In light of Heartbleed, Princeton asks students... [Published Individual.com - 2 hours ago]
The Heartbleed Virus and Your Personal Information [Published CommPro.biz - 2 hours ago]
Georgia Man Convicted of Tax Fraud and Identity... [Published United States Department of Justice - 2 hours ago]
OPINION: Column: Health services fraud far more... [Published Seymour Tribune - 3 hours ago]
Local Michaels stores affected by security brea... [Published WHP CBS21 - 3 hours ago]
Lauderhill man gets five years in ID theft, tax... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - 3 hours ago]
Man Arrested on 39 Counts ID Theft [Published KEZI-TV - 3 hours ago]
Take control of password chaos with these six p... [Published CNET Asia - 4 hours ago]
jfPasswords 0.8 (LGPL) [Published Softpedia - 4 hours ago]
ID theft task force forum set for Monday [Published Naples Daily News - 4 hours ago]
Michaels becomes latest retailer hit with credi... [Published Neowin.net - 4 hours ago]
Schools Move to the Cloud for Security [Published EdTech - 4 hours ago]
As Holy Week nears end, Easter scams circulate ... [Published GMA News.tv - 5 hours ago]
Online Debit, Credit Fraud Will Soon Get Much W... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 5 hours ago]
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DJ's '2 Cents' VIDEO: Your identity matters [Published WCPO - 6 hours ago]
Michaels stores in Michigan affected by data br... [Published 92.9 WLMI - 6 hours ago]
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Michaels breach – a sign of the times? [Published SiliconANGLE - 7 hours ago]
Tango down!  Michaels has confirmed the latest in credit card breaches as many as 3 million credit and debit cards were potentially stolen in yet another retail malware attack.  Michaels officially reports that the situation has been contained, but ...
FBI cyber division plans to hire 1,000 agents a... [Published Team Cymru Internet Security News - 13 hours ago]
FBI cyber division plans to hire 1,000 agents and 1,000 analysts in the coming twelve months -- 6 retweets 2 favorites ...
US Government Is Paying To Undermine Internet S... [Published Techdirt - 13 hours ago]
The Heartbleed computer security bug is many things: a catastrophic tech failure, an open invitation to criminal hackers and yet another reason to upgrade our passwords on dozens of websites . But more than anything else, Heartbleed reveals our ...
Michaels Confirms Security Breach Affected 3 Mi... [Published Mashable! - 14 hours ago]
Michaels Stores, largest arts and crafts chain in the United States, has acknowledged that a security breach first reported in January affected up to 3 million customer credit and debit card accounts. The security breach occurred as a result ...
Sophos's chart of spam origin, accounting f... [Published Team Cymru Internet Security News - 16 hours ago]
Sophos's chart of spam origin, accounting for population, makes fascinating reading http://t.co/nvvkDnuPqS -- 2 retweets 1 favorites ...
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Identity theft slams U.S. taxpayers [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 16 2014]
YMM PM -- Avoiding ID Theft [Published Wall Street Journal's Your Money Matters - Apr 02 2014]
YMM AM - Identity Theft Hits the Medical Sector [Published Wall Street Journal's Your Money Matters - Mar 24 2014]
Data security stumps U.S. businesses [Published Reuters Video: Business - Feb 27 2014]
Security industry needs more staff to protect d... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Feb 26 2014]
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Rich Pharmaceuticals Warns Investors of Unautho... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 14 2014]
Bank of America, Regulators Reach Agreement Rel... [Published Bank of America Press Release - Apr 09 2014]
Speech: Cyber security: City Week 2014 [Published Keeping the UK safe in cyber space - Activity o ... - Mar 31 2014]
Taxpayer Alert: How to Recognize And Avoid Iden... [Published Financial Services - Mar 25 2014]
Speech: Francis Maude speech at Cyber Security ... [Published Keeping the UK safe in cyber space - Activity o ... - Mar 14 2014]
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