Cybercriminals target Cartier, Burberry, Prada and Gucci

 

Infosecurity Europe, London, England, June 6th, 2017 – Today Farsight Security, Inc. and DomainTools, the leaders in DNS-based cyber threat intelligence, will unveil a new report, Luxury Brands, Cheap Domains: Why Retailers Are Losing the Fight Against Online Counterfeiting at Infosecurity Europe, Europe’s no.1 information security event,  taking place from June 6-8, 2017 at the Olympia Conference Centre located in London.

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2017 is the year for Anti-Money Laundering

 

  • 4MLD (Fourth Money Laundering Directive) comes into action on 26 June 2017
  • Alongside other protective measures, the 4MLD prioritises complete transparency and more comprehensive data handling
  • The new approach looks to bolster anti-money-laundering operations both in the UK and Europe
  • As the UK government takes the fight to money launderers, Rahman Ravelli advises businesses on spotting new threats in 2017

 

Corporate fraud legal firm Rahman Ravelli has advised businesses on how to spot money-laundering threats within an organisation and communicate concerns.

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Biometrics and Strong Authentication Create Growth Opportunities for Financial Services

How to Deploy Agile and Holistic Customer Assessment for Digital Banking

 

WHEN: 28th June at 4pm BST

WHERE: Online, with complimentary registration. Please email: anna.zanchi@frost.com

PRESENTERS: Jean Noel Georges, Global Programme Director, Digital Transformation, Frost & Sullivan

 

LONDON – 5 June 2017 – Digital transformation is already impacting financial services, and future banking will evolve to leverage technology in ways that will have a much deeper implication to customer service than current use cases.  As a result, numerous interactions between customers and digital banking will be done by using mobile devices and cloud-based platforms.

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Turla’s watering hole campaign: an updated Firefox Extension abusing Instagram

Some of the tactics used in APT attacks die hard. A good example is provided by Turla’s watering hole campaigns. This group, which has been targeting governments, government officials and diplomats for years, is still using watering hole techniques to redirect potentially interesting victims to their C&C infrastructure. In fact, they have been using them since at least 2014 with very few variations in their modus operandi.

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‘Trojan Horse’ DDoS Attacks Pose Greatest Security Threat

New DDoS Trends and Analysis Report warns of “Trojan Horse” DDoS Attacks intended to disrupt and distract network operators from more destructive security threats

Marlborough, MA and London, UK – June 5, 2017 – The greatest DDoS risk for organisations is the barrage of short, low volume attacks which mask more serious network intrusions, according to the latest DDoS Trends and Analysis report from Corero Network Security (LSE: CNS), a leading provider of real-time DDoS defense solutions.

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Discover the best of UK science at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

Discover the best of UK science at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

4th – 9th July 2017

 Hold a beating robotic heart in your hands; immerse yourself in the world of glow-in-the-dark sea creatures; meet the unsung engineering heroes keeping our infrastructure safe and find out how dinosaurs are helping British police forces fight crime.

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The Royal Society is highlighting the UK’s scientific ingenuity and creativity by bringing together some of the country’s best and brightest researchers under one roof. Visit Carlton House Terrace (SW1Y 5AG) for six days of free science fun for all ages at the Summer Science Exhibition, Tuesday 4 to Sunday 9 July 2017. 22 exhibits offer visitors the chance to get hands on with cutting-edge technology and quiz the scientists behind them.

Synchronise your heartbeat to a robotic heart, and find out how scientists are using technology to combat heart disease. Make your own ultra-dirt repellent smart surfaces – which could one day be used in hospitals, reducing the need for antibiotics to fight infection.

Visitors curious about why our voices sound the way they do, will be able to see a real-time MRI scan of a larynx in movement; find out how dinosaurs are helping police forces fight crime and grab a selfie with T-rex; and sport enthusiasts can delve into the engineering behind the success of Team GB’s gold-medal haul in cycling, whilst having a go at breaking a world record.

Space fans can experience a pair of HoloLens and dive into virtual reality to explore Mars and design a spacecraft; or meet one of the teams behind a major scientific discovery of 2016 – gravitational waves.

Nature lovers will be able to make hooked tools from plant materials and extract plastic grubs and insects from wooden logs just like brainy birds that use tools made of twigs; and explore the world of glow in the dark corals and sea creatures which are helping to light up human cells for medical imaging.

On Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 July Little House of Science offers a programme full of science activities for younger children. Older children can learn the skills needed to survive a Zombie apocalypse and investigate the science of how superheroes’ superpowers might work; and bookworms can listen to a talk on history’s rebellious scientists by author Dan Green, whose book Rebel Science was shortlisted for the Royal Society Young Person’s book prize in 2016.

You can also stay late on Tuesday evening to drop some science beats with Geek songstress Helen Arney; meet well-known past fellows of the Royal Society as history is brought to life; put your questions to a literature panel with science authors including Gaia Vince, Mark Miodownik, and Lucy Green; or draw out your pencils to sketch artefacts from the Society’s archives in an artist guided workshop.

The special Twilight Summer Science evening is back again this year on Monday 3rd July (6-10pm). Pick your poison from a selection of themed cocktails and dance the night away on the Turing Dancefloor – try to work out the difference between an AI playlist vs a human DJ; and discover how 3D printing is revolutionising biomaterials in medicine by heading to the materials tent for a glimpse into the new materials that will shape the future. Adults-only, entry is free and open to everyone over-18.

Save the date: Journalists are invited to preview the exhibition the morning of Monday 3rd July. Please RSVP to the Royal Society press office (press@royalsociety.org).

 

 

NOTES:

  1. Summer Science Exhibition opening times:  The Summer Science Exhibition is located in the Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5 AG and takes place from Tuesday 4 July to Sunday 9 July 2017. Open Tue 4 July 10am – 9pm; Wed 5 July 10am – 5pm; Thu 6 July 10am – 5pm; Fri 7 July 10am – 6pm; Sat 8 July 10am – 6pm; Sun 9 July 10am – 6pm. Note: Last entry is 30 minutes before closing time. The event is FREE and open to the public. Further information can be found at: royalsociety.org/summer-science. Twitter Hashtag: #summerscience
  2. The Twilight Science event takes place on 3 July. Doors open at 18.00pm at the Royal Society’s home on Carlton House Terrace. For more information about the event visit: royalsociety.org/summer-science
  3. A preview for media will be held the morning of Monday 3 July 2017 before the exhibition opens to the public. Media are invited to register their interest in attending the event with the Royal Society press office.

Scientists will be on hand to answer questions about each of the exhibits and there will ample opportunity to photograph, audio and video record the exhibits on show. Media are invited to come down to the exhibition throughout the week- researchers will be staffing their exhibitions throughout the week.

  1. The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine. The Society’s fundamental purpose, reflected in its founding Charters of the 1660s, is to recognise, promote, and support excellence in science and to encourage the development and use of science for the benefit of humanity.
  2. The Society’s strategic priorities are:
  • Promoting excellence in science
  • Supporting international collaboration
  • Demonstrating the importance of science to everyone

Hackers publish private photos from cosmetic surgery clinic

 

News broke yesterday that a hacking group have published more than 25,000 private photos, including nude pictures, and other personal data from patients of a Lithuanian cosmetic surgery clinic. The images were made public on Tuesday by a hacking group calling themselves “Tsar Team”, which broke into the servers of the Grozio Chirurgija clinic earlier this year and demanded ransoms from the clinic’s clients in more than 60 countries around the world, including the UK.

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Hackers publish private photos from cosmetic surgery clinic

 

News has broken out that hackers have published more than 25,000 private photos and private data from patients of a Lithuanian cosmetic surgery. The images were made public on Tuesday by a hacking group calling themselves “Tsar Team”, which broke into the servers of the Grozio Chirurgija clinic earlier this year and demanded ransoms from the clinic’s clients in more than 60 countries around the world, including the UK. Commenting on the hack is security expert Tim Erlin, VP at AlienVault who had this to say:

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