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CeCOS VIII – Hong Kong

The eighth annual Counter-eCrime Operations Summit (CeCOS VIII) was held in Hong Kong on April 8th , 9th and 10th, 2014. The event brings together global leaders from financial services, technology, government, law enforcement, communications sectors and research centers. Cybercrime… Read Full Article

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SyScan 2014

In the first week of April 2014 we were at “The Symposium on Security for Asia Network” (SyScan), a “geeky” single-track conference located in Singapore. I liked the friendly atmosphere from the very first slides of the event (as is… Read Full Article

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CODE BLUE in Tokyo

On February 17th (MON) – 18th (TUE), 2014 we were at an event in Tokyo called “CODE BLUE”, a new international information security conference originating from Japan. Even though this conference was being held for the first time, no less than… Read Full Article

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Hack In The Box 2013 KUL

Recently we attended “Hack In The Box 2013” at the Hotel Intercontinental in Kuala Lumpur http://conference.hitb.org/hitbsecconf2013kul/. This conference has its roots in a small gathering of Malaysian security specialists back in 2002 and since then has also been held in… Read Full Article

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Mule Flood in Japan

Money mule recruitment emails are nothing new, for years these have been spammed out all over the globe. What is new though is the recent wave aimed at “English-speaking Japanese residents”. It started at the end of July and we… Read Full Article

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CeCOS VII

The Counter eCrime Operations Summit VII (CeCOS VII) engages questions of operational challenges and the development of common resources for the first responders and forensic professionals who protect consumers and enterprises from the electronic-crime threat every day. The annual event, organized by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) is this time held in Buenos Aires (Argentina). Read Full Article

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Boston Aftermath

While many are still in shock after the Boston Marathon bombings on 16 April, it didn’t take long for cyber criminals to abuse that tragic incident for their dirty deeds. Today we already started receiving emails containing links to malicious locations with names like “news.html”. Read Full Article