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Malware are all around you

Nations, consumers and businesses are targeted by a lot of malware. A new research finds the link between them and criminal organizations. Nearly 75 % of new purchased computers are infected with dangerous malware. This is what reveals a research conducted jointly by the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit, IDC and the National University of Singapore
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You’ve been handled by your computer

Do you like cookies? These lines of code – for example MC2: UID = 7daa554691bd4 f9089dc9d92e5cdadf3 – posted in your browser by the websites you visit that allow advertisers to send you targeted advertisements. Managed by expert companies who file the data, classify, analyze and aggregate them before selling them: they do get your identity,
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First hacker exploiting HeartBleed arrested

A young Canadian hacker has been arrested in Ontario (Canada), after having stolen social insurance numbers, using HeartBleed security bug. He is the first person arrested for stealing data using HeartBleed, this bug that has been much talked about in the media and is estimated by some experts to be “Internet worst nightmare.” An investigation
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Bitcoin gets popular but risky according to Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab’s latest report “Financial Cyber ​​Threats in 2013″ refers to cybercrime affecting this virtual currency. According to the “Financial Cyber ​​Threats in 2013″ conducted by Kaspersky Lab, malware targeting Bitcoin were quite frequent in 2013. The number of attacks against the crypto- currency has actually increased by more than 2.5 to achieve 8.3 million
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Heartbleed decrypted for you

Of course, you have heard of this SSL Certificates bug called Heartbleed which recently became famous. Discover what this bug is and how to protect yourself from it. What is Heartbleed? This is indeed a secuirity bug in the OpenSSL Protocol in Android that has been recently discovered. It can enable a third party to
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Cybercrime black market

Do you know that a European credit card has more value on the cybercrime black market than one from North America? Do you realize that Twitter is one of the favorite tools of communication hackers that drive the small parallel cybercrime world? That is what we learn in the last report about Markets for Cybercrime
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Le VPN Discovers 6 VPN providers vulnerable to HeartBleed

It’s been more than a week since the public release of HeartBleed bug and its exploit.  Most of the websites, confirmed to have this vulnerability, were able to fix this issue. But not all of them. Le VPN Security team discovered today that six VPN providers are still vulnerable to HeartBleed:  NetScop.net (https://filippo.io/Heartbleed/#netscop.net), BreakWall.net (https://filippo.io/Heartbleed/#breakwall.net),
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The European law on personal data invalidated

The cancellation of the European law that requires the retention of communication data, i.e. telephone and email data for at least 6 months brings trouble into the European Union. Leaders in the fight against cybercrime and terrorism who were happy about it are now quite concerned. On April 8th, EU Court of Justice canceled the
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YouTube blocked in Turkey, Google counter-attacks

Ups and downs in Internet censorship by the Turkish authorities… After Twitter and YouTube had been blocked, the Turkish government met with the justice who ordered the authorities to restore access to these two sites. But it did not actually go as planned, as the same court decided to support Youtube been blocked until 15
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