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Netherlands keeps spewing malware. A call for action!

On Webwereld an article was published (click here) following a new Kaspersky malware report (click here) Q1-2013. Nothing new was mentioned here. The Netherlands remains the number 3 as far as sending malware from Dutch servers is concerned. At the … Continue reading

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Every country needs a centralised digital incident reporting centre: the digital 112 (or 911)

More and more incidents on and around the Internet make headlining news. In a general fashion these can be categorised as “ordinary” criminality and hacks of computer systems, e.g. by so called hacktivists and criminals, but more often also by … Continue reading

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EC3 opened on 11 January 2013

On Friday 11 January 2013 the European Cyber Crime Centre, EC3, officially opened its doors at Europol in The Hague. If something shone through from the speeches of the panel participants, it is that there are tight budget restraints and … Continue reading

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One day, three new threats noted

Internet crooks never cease to surprise me. The inventiveness in being bad is super. If these guys lent there thinking power to the economy, the economic crisis must be solved within a week. Today I ran into three brand new … Continue reading

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Phishing ABNAMRO.nl style? Or not? Header spoofing!

So here’s ABNAMRO in my junk box on the same day as ING. I’m not a customer of ABNAMRO, but I’m invited to click on a link and fill in banking details any way. Something’s obviously wrong. So I looked … Continue reading

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iing.nl, phishing mail by courtesy of DDS City

This morning I found an e-mail in my hotmail junk box: “The payment function of your bank account is blocked” (in perfect Dutch). Sender ING Bank N.V. So I took a look to see who really sent this message: iing.nl. … Continue reading

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De Natris Consult report on (inter)national cooperation

If you click on the link below you will find the report of De Natris Consult on “National cyber crime and online threats reporting centres. A study into national and international cooperation.” The study is the result of a survey … Continue reading

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