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ICS CYBER-ATTACK ON GERMAN STEELWORKS FACILITY AND LESSONS LEARNED

The 2014 German IT Security Report was released by the Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik (BSI translated as Federal Office for Information Security) highlighting a cyber-attack that caused damage in an steel facility in Germany. Although more information will be needed for full analysis the source is reliable and the impact is significant.

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First attacks using 'shellshock' Bash bug discovered | ZDNet

Security researchers have found the first malware using the new Bash bug.
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Sony PlayStation hit by cyber-attack

Sony's PlayStation network was shut down for several hours after cyber-attackers overloaded it in what's known as a distributed denial of service attack.

In a blog post Sony said no personal information had been accessed.

 
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More than 40 governments hit by suspected Russianstate cyber attack

An alleged Russian state cyberattack has hit a Western European government ministry and US medical firm.
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OPM hacking attack exposes weaknesses in cyber defense

As investigators probe a March cyber attack on sensitive federal personnel databases, some experts and policy makers are calling for more clarity over who is responsible for protecting federal networks from cyber threats.
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67 Percent of Critical Infrastructure Providers Were Breached Last Year - eSecurity Planet

Still, only 28 percent say security is one of their organization's top five strategic priorities.
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Report Link - http://www.unisys.com/unisys/inc/pdf/misc/14-0316.pdf

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Airport breach a sign for IT industry to think security, not money

The two U.S. airports that had their computers compromised by an unknown group of hackers is a wake up call that America's best IT talent needs to focus less on money and more on national security, an expert says.
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European bank 'hit by cyber-thefts'

A security firm has reported uncovering evidence of cyber-thieves robbing more than 190 customers of a European bank.

Kaspersky Lab said it had detected a computer server in January being used to co-ordinate an attack that appeared to have snatched more than 500,000 euros ($700,000; £400,000) over the course of a single week.

The firm said it believed most of the victims were based in Italy and Turkey.

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Code Hosting Service Shuts Down After Cyber Attack

Code Spaces shuttered its doors after a hacker accessed the company's Amazon EC2 control panel and erased business data and other information.
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U.S. SEC official urges broader cyber-attack disclosure

WASHINGTON, June 10 (Reuters) - Public companies that arevictims of cyber attacks should consider disclosing additionalinformation beyond what's required to help protect customerswhose private data
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Malware creation breaks all records in the first quarter of 2014, with 160,000 new samples every day | Press Panda Security

Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, has announced the latest findings of the PandaLabs quarterly report for Q1 2014. The main conclusions of the study
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Report link - http://press.pandasecurity.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Quaterly-PandaLabs-Report_Q1.pdf

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Spotify to ask users to re-enter passwords after cyber attack

Spotify will ask some of its 40 million users to re-enter their passwords and upgrade their software after detecting unauthorised access.
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​US utility's control systems hit by advanced cyber attack - DHS

An advanced group of hackers recently attacked a US public utility, compromising its control system network without affecting the utility’s operations, according to the US Department of Homeland Security.
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In Plain Sight: How Cyber Criminals Exfiltrate Data Via Video

Just like Fortune 500 companies, attackers are investing in sophisticated measures that let them fly beneath the radar of conventional security.
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50 Norwegian oil companies suffer cyber attack

Yesterday 50 Norwegian businesses came under a concerted attack by parties unknown.
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U.S. government's nuclear watchdog victim of cyber attacks: report | Reuters

BOSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission was successfully hacked three times in recent years in attacks involving tainted emails, according to an internal investigation on cyber attacks
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BOOKMAKER REVEALS CYBER ATTACK

One of the UK and Ireland's biggest bookmakers has revealed it was the victim of a massive cyber attack affecting 649,055 customers four years ago. Paddy Pow...
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The Eye of the Tiger

Cyber espionage has been a hot topic through the last years. Computer attacks known as “APT” (Advanced Persistent Threat) have become widely reported and emphasized by the media,
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Cyber crooks may have stolen billions in Brazilian online payments | Reuters

(Reuters) - Cyber criminals may have stolen billions of dollars from a popular Brazilian online payment system using malicious software that caused the funds to be sent to accounts controlled by fraudsters,
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Havex malware strikes industrial sector via watering hole attacks

“Havex,” malware previously targeting organizations in the energy sector, has recently been used to carry out industrial espionage against a number of companies in Europe, a security company revealed.

 

Finnish antivirus firm F-Secure found that among the victims, were two major educational organizations in France, as well as an industrial machine producer in the country, and two German manufacturers of industrial applications and machines.

 

In a Monday blog post, the company also said that one firm in California was targeted by Havex, a RAT (remote access trojan) that collects data from supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems and industrial control systems (ICS).

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Why hedge funds are under attack by cyber-criminals

For about two years, US hedge funds have been under stealthy attacks from cyber-criminals intent on intercepting trading strategies.
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Cyber security incidents continue to rise: ASD

Java considered a threat.

 

The Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC) arm of the Australian Signals Directorate intelligence agency responded to over a third more security incidents involving government departments last year compared to the year before, according to its 2013 report.

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Feedly and Evernote cyber-attacked

The news aggregator Feedly says it has come under a "distributed denial of service" attack from cyber criminals, which is preventing users from accessing its service.

"The attacker is trying to extort us money to make it stop," representatives of the company, which has 15 million users, said in a blog post.

"We refused to give in," they added.

On Tuesday, the popular online notes and web clippings service Evernote suffered a similar attack.

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Cyber Scammers Still Beating the Good Guys, Survey Finds

Cyber crime and financial losses are on the rise, yet organizations are still unprepared.
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Hackers use 'Find My iPhone' to lockout, ransom Mac and iOS device owners in Australia

Owners of Macs and iOS devices in Australia woke up on Tuesday to find their machines locked by Find My iPhone, with the nefarious hackers responsible demanding payment via PayPal before they return control.
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