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UGNN SafeNetting Report for August 25 2014

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report We had a reader comment in an email the other day that “… UGN Safenetting is a God-send for our user group … no body else is looking out for the users interest like InfoManager! Thank You!” Well, that’s why we’ve held the Safenetting mission for the last two decades. Gmail malware?, Cyber security training? iTunes and Robin Williams cybercrime traps? It’s an interesting summer, and as we move toward September the news, views and reviews just don’t slow down.
[_] White House Cybersecurity Guy Proud of Lack of Cybersecurity Knowledge or Skills
[_] Researchers malware steals Gmail password, online banking data
[_] Cyber security experts find 92 percent successful Gmail hack
[_] More than 1000 businesses affected by same malware as Target
[_] Ready, aim, click: we need new laws to govern cyberwarfare
[_] Triangulating Cyberespionage for Better US Diplomacy
[_] PSA: Beware iTunes, Robin Williams Phishing Scams
[_] Israeli officers learn to fight cyber-war
[_] GCHQ Launches National Hacker Competition
[_] Iran Aided Hamas in Cyber-War on Israel
[_] NYPD warns of hotel and E-ZPass scams
. . . and more!

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Stop the Phone Books

Each year, we not only get white and yellow pages from the local phone company, but there are several additional companies that also produce books for the telephone market that list addresses and phone ?.   Continue reading »

UGNN Phishing Report: August and Back to School Phishing alerts

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report Kids getting duped, EZ-Pass scams, fake friends, and a new Facebook Video phish — there’s trouble everywhere you go online! It’s all in the InfoManager this week . . .
[*] Don’t be fooled by fake friends’ phishing for your personal info
[_] Phishing campaign lures victims with offer of IRS refund
[_] Spider Under the Skin Video: is really a phishing scam
[_] Phishing Attackers Imitate Popular Bitcoin Websites
[_] Justin Timberlake Iceland Concert Bait in Phishing
[_] Preparing Kids for Cyber Jobs and Cyber Warfare
[_] Is EZ Pass contacting you? It may be a scam
. . . and more!

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UGNN Cyber Security Report: Back to cyber security School

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report Here we are in the middle of a new year of cyber threats and it doesn’t seem to get any better. Now they’re worried about cars being hacked causing high body-counts, and the ‘blackhats’ want to help avoid cyberwarfare! It’s all in the InfoManager this week . . .
[*] North America Cyber Security Market is Expected to Reach $61.91 billion
[*] Hackers meet at Black Hat convention to tackle cybersecurity risks
[*] NRC cyber security breach a ‘wake-up call,’ Ottawa tech CEO says
[*] Cyber security expert warns: Caribbean could be losing millions
[*] Automakers Openly Challenged To Bake In Security
[*] Want a safe car? Check its cyber safety rating
[*] Miami bank hit with cyber security breach
[*] Neutralizing the Cyberwarfare Bazaar
. . . and more!

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UGNN Cyber Security Report: Hot Summer

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report As the summer drags on, the cybercrime industry keeps on pounding away. Travel can expose you to all kinds of evils, and the cyberwarfare on the horizon seems more looming than ever . . . but you can rely on the InfoManager to bring you the most important developments in cyber security
[_] ICYMI: Questions on cyber warfare, start-up money and helping out charities
[_] Survey: Cybersecurity Is Keeping More Corporate Directors Up At Night
[_] Extending Cybersecurity Breach Notice Requirements to Intelligence
[_] Cyber war or gas ransom? How Russia could react to sanctions
[_] Survey: Potential for undetected data breaches worries CFOs
[_] Summer Travel Cyber Security Tips For Government Employees
[_] Cyber security: are cafés safe workplaces?
[_] Preparing for a Century of Cyberwarfare
[_] . . . and more!

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Commitment to Protect Canadian Consumers from Spam and Online Threats – New Anti-Spam Legislation in Effect

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting On July 1, 2014, Canada’s anti-spam legislation will come into force. The new rules will protect Canadian consumers from the most damaging and deceptive forms of spam and online threats, such as identity theft, phishing and spyware, and will help drive out spammers.

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UV Protection — Far More Important than Anti-glare, Anti-scratch, or Even Tempered Glass

 Myopia, Macular Degeneration, headaches, Chloasma Professionals in the fields of light energy and vision have known for years about the hazards that ultraviolet light presents to ocular health. With the prevalence of blue-light LED displays found in smartphones, tablets and other devices and with consumers using these devices longer and more frequently, scientists are studying the long term effects and are offering solutions for maintaining ocular health. This video documentary explains

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UGNN Cyber Security Report: America Under Attack

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report We are under attack. Security rising to the tops of education and jobs markets, and the continued threat from China’s hackers are keeping the UGNN Safenetting crew busy …

  • CISA Bill Passed By Senate Committee Despite Privacy Concerns
  • Scott Air Force Base poised for military cybersecurity boom
  • Businesses Can’t Ignore Cyberthreats, Experts Warn
  • The “Deep Panda” Hackers Are Deeply Confused
  • 10 cybersecurity tips for small businesses
  • Marsh’s answer to cyber threat
  • . . . and more!
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See how website is tracking you

MADE IN AMERICA Paul Carr wrote an article on this subject called:  ”I just installed a tool which shows how popular websites are spying on me. The results are horrifying” on PandoDaily blog.   Continue reading »

UGNN Malware Update : broken, break in, breaking, breaches

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report We’re putting all the spam, phishing, malware, cybercrime, email spam in one report these days. The impending cyberwars and cyber security is taking the limelight. But that doesn’t mean you’re not at risk. Follow the InfoManager, we’ll do our best to keep you informed :
[_] iOS 7.1.1 Jailbreak: Pangu jailbreak is a stolen product and contains malware
[_] Malicious Spam Mails about Parking Fine Hit Internauts in UK
[_] Fortinet Finds Data Loss, Malware and Unauthorized Access
[_] Attack on Dailymotion redirected visitors to exploits
[_] A New Android ‘RAT’ Appears – Serious Banking Threat
[_] Digital signatures are now legal authentication
[_] UK travellers hit by 4 July malware scourge
and more . . .

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UGNN Cyber Security Report: America Under Attack

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report We are under attack. The airwaves and optical are humming with the good, bad and insideous. We’ve opened several new search algorithms in the race to bring you the latest details

  • Cyber security attacks drive the growth of the unified threat management market
  • The Cyberwarfare Arms Race by Iran, China and Russia is Threatening American Finance
  • Growing Concerns Over Russian Hackers Targeting US Critical Infrastructure
  • School house lock: How the U.S. government proposes to ‘protect’ your data
  • Hackers declare “nuclear leak” on Israeli Twitter account
  • India Is A Sitting Duck In Cyber Security Area
  • Cybersecurity: Litigation, Crime & Enforcement
  • The cybersecurity framework and you
  • What does Cybersecurity mean?
  • and more!
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UGNN Cyber Security Report for JUNE, 2014

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report ‘Cyber Security’ seemed to fade off the radar for a while, but this summer, with the World Cup and everything going on in the Middle East, the cyber crooks have taken this as an opportunity to make some dough. So, start reading the Cyber Security Infomanager at Safenetting a little closer:

  • NSA Names NYU School of Engineering to List of Cyber Security Programs
  • Companies advised to combat persistent cyber threats with resilience
  • The Human Factor at the Core of Federal Cybersecurity
  • Why hedge funds are under attack by cyber-criminals
  • Taft oil company ends cyber-theft case
  • The buzz: Snowden hangover spreading
  • Hacker Tactic: Holding Data Hostage
  • and more!

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UGNN Cyber Crime Update: Drive-by malware, Android intrusions, World Cup virus

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report Spam, phishing, malware, cybercrime, cyber security, all evil — we’ll begin merging our online evil posts all in one place! This edition sees more woes for Android users, breakins, and World Cup malware for all . . . Follow the InfoManager :
[_] Undetected malware concerns two-thirds of small business owners, survey finds
[_] Fake, malicious World Cup-themed apps targeting Android users
[_] Malware Targets Retailers Using Cloud-based PoS Services
[_] Be warned: Sage scam invoice email is doing the rounds
[_] Mutant Malware Threatens US Android Phones
[_] Data on our data: 100000 malware implants
[_] Does iOS malware actually exist?
and more . . .

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FBI : GameOver Zeus Botnet Disrupted

Digital Evidence Response Team On June 2, 2014, the Department of Justice and the FBI announced a multinational effort to disrupt the GameOver Zeus botnet, believed to be responsible for the theft of millions of dollars from businesses and consumers in the U.S. and around the world. Also announced was the unsealing of criminal charges in Pittsburgh and Omaha against alleged botnet administrator Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev of Anapa, Russian Federation.

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Malware Alert : Incoming Fax Report

DO  NOT CLICK    BEWARE :  FAKE EMAIL SPAM : UGNN spam traps have received a series of exploits since last night all titled as “Fax Reports” ….

Cyber criminals attempt to persuade victims into opening a fake incoming fax email in order to trick them to click a malicious link in a DropBox account capable of downloading malware onto the computer system and/or directing the victim to a drive-by-download site, including malicious websites capable of browser exploitation.

A number of the other detection sites have also picked up this latest iteration of the attack :

blog.dynamoo.com/2014/05/more-efax-dropbox-malware-spam.html

botcrawl.com/email-phishing-alert-fake-incoming-fax-report-email/