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Sony’s hacked e-mails expose spats, director calling Angelina Jolie a ‘brat’

Sony’s hacked e-mails expose spats, director calling Angelina Jolie a ‘brat’ | Cybercrime News | Scoop.it

In one reported e-mail exchange, a Sony executive and a producer wondered if Obama might like “Django".

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The drip-drip-drip of revelations could continue for years.


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This is how much a cybercrime blackout would cost the U.S.

This is how much a cybercrime blackout would cost the U.S. | Cybercrime News | Scoop.it
If attackers targeted the U.S. power grid on the eastern seaboard.
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The estimated number is $1 trillion.


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How to Block Fraudsters From Ringing Up Massive Charges on Your Phone Bill

How to Block Fraudsters From Ringing Up Massive Charges on Your Phone Bill | Cybercrime News | Scoop.it
Hack attacks against phone systems are on the rise. Here's how to protect yourself.
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"FCC decisions dating back to the early 1990s say that if a customer has fraudulent calls, the customer is 100 percent liable."


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Pervs Use Police Software to Steal Nude Celebrity Pics From Apple’s iCloud

Pervs Use Police Software to Steal Nude Celebrity Pics From Apple’s iCloud | Cybercrime News | Scoop.it

As nude celebrity photos spilled onto the web over the weekend, blame for the scandal has rotated from the scumbag hackers who stole the images to a researcher who released a tool used to crack victims’ iCloud passwords to Apple, whose security flaws may have made that cracking exploit possible in the first place.

Law Enforcement's insight:

Apple’s security nightmare began over the weekend, when hackers began leaking nude photos that included shots of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, and Kirsten Dunst. 


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Japan facing explosion in cyber-crime, claims report - SC Magazine

Japan facing explosion in cyber-crime, claims report - SC Magazine | Cybercrime News | Scoop.it
Trend Micro report claims that Japan is about to face a massive spike in cyber-attacks as organised crime gets up to speed with technology
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Police received a 39.2% increase in inquiries about cyber crime from 2013 to 2014.



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UK Government Urges Action As Cost Of Cyber Security Breaches Doubles

UK Government Urges Action As Cost Of Cyber Security Breaches Doubles | Cybercrime News | Scoop.it
A staggering 90% of large businesses  in the United Kingdom have reported they have suffered an information security breach, alongside 74% of small and medium-sized businesses.
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"British businesses remain an attractive target for cyber attack and the cost is rising dramatically."



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"FBI head says Chinese Hackers like a 'drunk burglar' aiming to steal from US Companies"

"FBI head says Chinese Hackers like a 'drunk burglar' aiming to steal from US Companies" | Cybercrime News | Scoop.it
FBI Director James Comey compared Chinese hackers to a drunk burglar who steals with reckless abandon, even as they cost the U.S. economy billions of dollars every year.
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Chinese hackers target the intellectual property of U.S. companies in China every day.


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Cybersecurity Researchers Roll Out a New Heartbleed Solution

Cybersecurity Researchers Roll Out a New Heartbleed Solution | Cybercrime News | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —As companies scrambled in recent days to address the latest cybersecurity bug known as Heartbleed, researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas had a solution that fixes the vulnerability, and also detects and entraps hackers who might be using it to steal sensitive data.
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""The Web Server Looks and Acts Exactly Like the Original - But it's a TRAP""

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