Internet Crime

First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 13 mins ago - 3 reports

Password security is not just a user problem

When high profile password compromises occur, we often spend a lot of time focusing on advice to the users - “Use strong passwords;” “Don’t reuse passwords across sites;” “Don’t write passwords down;” “Don’t disclose your password via email or on an untrusted ... [Published Net Security - 13 mins ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 17 mins ago - 3 reports

Unlocking Cloud Security with Encryption

If you had to guess at the leading concerns for businesses that operate in the cloud, you’d probably rank security and compliance at the top. Anyone who’s built or managed a cloud knows how complex both can be, from meeting PCI or HIPAA regulations to ... [Published Security Bloggers Network - 17 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 50 mins ago - 2 reports

System and method for controlling access to an electronic message recipient

A system for, and method of, generating a plurality of proxy identities to a given originator identity as a means of providing controlled access to the originator identity in electronic communications media such as e-mail and instant messaging. ... [Published Free Patents Online - 50 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Malware in ATM thefts able to delete itself if detected, says IT security expert

A virus or malware known as Backdoor.Padpin (ulssm.exe) that was used by the Latin American syndicate to steal about RM3 million from ATMs in Selangor, Johor and Malacca over the weekend, is able to delete itself if detected. Described as a type of Trojan ... [Published The Malaysian Insider :: Malaysia - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Malware, Security, Virus
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Why is FBI unhappy with encrypted smartphones?

Apple and Google are making it impossible for sleuths to spy on mobile phone user.The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is not amused with Apple and Google's decision to encrypt smartphone data making it inaccessible to law-enforcement agencie ... [Published Computer Business Review - 8 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

BitSight Launches First Security Ratings Product for Cyber Insurance Industry

CAMBRIDGE, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/30/14 -- , the standard in Security Ratings, today announced BitSight Security Ratings for Cyber Insurance. This first-of-its-kind solution enables insurance underwriters and brokers to make data-driven coverage decisions, ... [Published Wall Street Select - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Warning about fraud scam

News Dated: 30 Sep 2014[View Full Size]Police are warning organisations and business to be on their guard after a new scam to the area has come to light.Northumbria Police have received information that a fraud involving an overseas element sees large ... [Published Northumbria Police - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Fraud, Police, Bank
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Chicago libraries accept immigrant licenses as ID

The Chicago Public Library has begun accepting special immigrant driver's licenses as identification for obtaining a library card.Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 7 reports

Snapchat Hit By Weightloss Spam Scam

Entities: Scam, Snapchat App, Spam
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 6 reports

G-Cloud, PSN and ID Assurance framework to be exempt from Cyber Essentials plan

GDS-led schemes assumed to already have comprehensive cyber security obligationsA series of Government Digital Service (GDS)-led initiatives will be exempt from having to conform to the government's plans to improve cyber security in its supply chain ... [Published Government Computing - 7 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

Hackers at Home Depot

The recent data breach at Home Depot underscores the urgency of boosting U.S. credit-card security. Between April and early September, information from 56 million credit and debit cards used at the home-improvement giant’s stores was apparently seized ... [Published Providence Journal - 7 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 10 reports

Identity Theft, Personal Cybersecurity and Terrorism Top the List of Americans’ Security Concerns, Finds University of Phoenix Survey

More than a quarter of working adults are interested in exploringcareers in securitySecurity related topics are often front and center in the 24-hour newscycle, but what concerns Americans the most? According to a new nationalsurvey from Universityof ... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - 18 hours ago]

Quotes

"If they think it's that bad that we should have security in the store, maybe they should provide security because we can't afford to have security over here" said Kahlan Anagarr, the manager of the Chevron on Highway 18
"We have seen evidence that hackers, who have access to a trove of credentials leaked from other websites, have started using them to gain access to Snapchat accounts,” the makers of the app said in a statement."
"Since the Target breach, there's been almost weekly breaches," Chiu said. "Consumers are tired of it. They feel that companies are not really paying attention."
Speaking to the Chronicle, Deirdre Scott said: "The letters look completely authentic. They have the genuine purple motif and even the envelopes look identical."

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Unlocking Cloud Security with Encryption [Published Security Bloggers Network - 17 mins ago]
If you had to guess at the leading concerns for businesses that operate in the cloud, you’d probably rank security and compliance at the top. Anyone who’s built or managed a cloud knows how complex both can be, from meeting PCI or HIPAA regulations to ...
Malware in ATM thefts able to delete itself if ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - 1 hour ago]
A virus or malware known as Backdoor.Padpin (ulssm.exe) that was used by the Latin American syndicate to steal about RM3 million from ATMs in Selangor, Johor and Malacca over the weekend, is able to delete itself if detected.Described as a type of Trojan ...
Malware spam: NatWest "You have a new Secure Me... [Published Dynamoo Blog - 2 hours ago]
The daily mixed spam run has just started again, these two samples seen so far this morning:NatWest: "You have a new Secure Message"From:NatWest [secure.message@natwest.com]Date:30 September 2014 09:58Subject:You have a new Secure Message - file-3800You ...
Password security is not just a user problem [Published Help Net Security - News - 4 hours ago]
When high profile password compromises occur, we often spend a lot of time focusing on advice to the users - “Use strong passwords;” “Don’t reuse passwords across sites;” “Don’t write passwords down;”... ...
Snapchat Hit By Weightloss Spam Scam [Published News ≈ Packet Storm - 7 hours ago]
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Voter ID Laws May Worsen Voter Fraud [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 11 2014]
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1.2 billion Internet passwords stolen [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Aug 06 2014]
Credit Minute - ID Theft Scheme Brought Down [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Jul 24 2014]
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