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Many feel cyber attacks not real, finds study - Times of India

Many feel cyber attacks not real, finds study - Times of India | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Despite all the reports about lottery frauds via e-mails, and discussions about data security, one in every eight, or 13%, internet users believe cyber attacks are not a real thing.
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Time to celebrate a cybersecurity success - Federal Times

Time to celebrate a cybersecurity success - Federal Times | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Good news about cybersecurity too often gets drowned out by the bad.
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Australia's spy agency warns against G20 cyberattacks - The Times of India

Australia's spy agency warns against G20 cyberattacks - The Times of India | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Australian intelligence agency has warned that cybercriminals will target the upcoming G20 summit in Brisbane.
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In cybersecurity, the weakest link is ... you

In cybersecurity, the weakest link is ... you | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Computer security relies on a great number of links, hardware, software and something else altogether: you.
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Mass internet surveillance threatens international law, UN report claims

Mass internet surveillance threatens international law, UN report claims | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Actions of intelligence agencies are ‘corrosive of online privacy’, Ben Emmerson says in report responding to Edward Snowden leaks
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Anonymous threatens China with massive cyberattack: ‘Operation Hong Kong’

Anonymous threatens China with massive cyberattack: ‘Operation Hong Kong’ | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The hacker network Anonymous is threatening the Chinese government with a campaign called “Operation Hong Kong.”
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Experts Doubt ISIS Could Launch Major Cyberattack Against the U.S.

Experts Doubt ISIS Could Launch Major Cyberattack Against the U.S. | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Experts say the Islamist militants' social media savvy doesn’t translate into a real cybersecurity threat against the U.S.
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Cyber-terrorism 'is coming': Kaspersky CEO #Cybersecurity

Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of Kaspersky CEO, says that terrorists will soon start to use cyber tools for their crimes and discusses digital payments following the launch of Apple Pay.
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The New Apple Mobile Payment System Pros and Cons

The New Apple Mobile Payment System Pros and Cons | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The new Apple mobile payment system has been announced. Will the tech giant's Apple Pay app change the way we pay or is pay by phone still too risky?
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Report outlines characteristics of nation-state driven cyber attacks - The Guardian

Report outlines characteristics of nation-state driven cyber attacks - The Guardian | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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"The biggest challenge to deterring, defending against, or retaliating for cyber-attacks is the problem of correctly identifying the perpetrator.
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Nathan Fisher's curator insight, March 28, 2014 12:20 AM

FireEye Inc, a global network security company, released a report that described the unique characteristics used by governments worldwide.

 

The report goes in-depth about different countries' cyber attack and security divisions. Currently, the United States possesses the most complex and targeted  cyber-attack campaigns. 

 

This report outlines the increasing cyber attacks on different nations and the need to have up-to-date security measures to protect themselves.

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Video series depicts cybercrime in 2020 - USA TODAY

Video series depicts cybercrime in 2020 - USA TODAY | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Video series depicts cybercrime in 2020
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SEATTLE – The $8 billion-a-year antivirus software industry is going Hollywood.
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You May Want to Password-Protect Your Body - Slate Magazine (blog)

You May Want to Password-Protect Your Body - Slate Magazine (blog) | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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The pacemaker has been around for years, and drug delivery implants are already quite advanced.
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Global Cybercrime Units Shut Down 400 Online Black Markets, Silk Road 2.0 Operator Arrested

Global Cybercrime Units Shut Down 400 Online Black Markets, Silk Road 2.0 Operator Arrested | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Cybercrime units across the globe have taken down 400 websites and arrested 17 suspected members of underground online drugs and weapon markets
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IBM's next pivot is into cybersecurity - MarketWatch

IBM's next pivot is into cybersecurity - MarketWatch | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
IBM is doubling down on enterprise security as it moves farther away from hardware.
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Had Your Credit Card Number Hacked at Target or Home Depot? Here's How We Can Prevent That.

Had Your Credit Card Number Hacked at Target or Home Depot? Here's How We Can Prevent That. | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Economic cyberwarfare is on the rise as cyberattacks on U.S. companies are increasing in both frequency and severity. And costs are mounting.
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Here’s Why Public Wifi is a Public Health Hazard

Here’s Why Public Wifi is a Public Health Hazard | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Maybe Better If You Don’t Read This Story on Public WiFi ¶

We took a hacker to a café and, in 20 minutes, he knew where…
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Cyber Crime and Information Warfare: A 30-Year History: Internet Under Attack - BusinessWeek

Cyber Crime and Information Warfare: A 30-Year History: Internet Under Attack - BusinessWeek | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The Internet has been under attack from hackers, cyber warriors, and thrill-seekers as long as it has been around
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Tips For Combating Growing Cyber Crime Theft Of Data - CBS Pittsburgh

Tips For Combating Growing Cyber Crime Theft Of Data - CBS Pittsburgh | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Dairy Queen is just the latest victim of cybercrime, joining a growing list of six hundred companies including Target, Home Depot, Michaels and JPMorgan-Chase.
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The Home Depot reportedly ignored warnings from its own cybersecurity team

The Home Depot reportedly ignored warnings from its own cybersecurity team | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
56 million credit cards were compromised in a recent hack on The Home Depot. Now, The New York Times is reporting that the company dismissed and largely ignored concerns put forth by security...
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Storm cloud emerges from EU cybersecurity strategy

Storm cloud emerges from EU cybersecurity strategy | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
While viewed as a “step in the right direction”, the EU’s new cybersecurity strategy is criticised by experts for its lack of clarity on ensuring the safety of cloud computing.
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Anatomy of 2,000 Compromised Web Servers used in DDoS Attack #Cybersecurity #cybercrime

Anatomy of 2,000 Compromised Web Servers used in DDoS Attack #Cybersecurity #cybercrime | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
One of our clients was being attacked by a layer-7 DDoS attack for more than a week.
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Cybersecurity Concerns Underpin Continued Push In The Regulatory And Legal Arenas | JD Supra

While Congress continues its aggressive push on cybersecurity legislation, regulatory oversight and legal efforts continue across the spectrum of industries effectively filling the gap...
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Penn State to lead cyber-security Collaborative Research Alliance - Penn State News

Penn State to lead cyber-security Collaborative Research Alliance - Penn State News | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Penn State to lead cyber-security Collaborative Research Alliance
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UK National Cyber Crime Unit becomes operational - TechTarget

UK National Cyber Crime Unit becomes operational - TechTarget | Cybersecurity & Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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The new National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) has become operational as part of the UK's new National Crime Agency (NCA) aimed at fighting serious and organised crime.
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Nathan Fisher's curator insight, March 28, 2014 12:12 AM

The United Kingdom's launch of the new division named 'National Cyber Crime Unit' under their current NCA (National Crime Agency) conveys on notion of the increase cyber security threat.The NCCU collaborates members of the e-Crime unit of the police and the cyber devision of Soca (Serious Organised Crime Agency).


The ever increasing amount of cyber crime around the world has forced countries to create specialised divisions in their anti-crime agencies to defend themselves and others.