Latest Computer crime Stories

2010-10-26 23:01:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty-one percent of Americans said the President should have the ability to shut down portions of the Internet in the event of a coordinated malicious cyber attack, according to research conducted in August by Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS).

2010-10-25 10:43:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Students preparing for careers in information security spend their days learning how to outsmart cyber criminals, but some threats loom larger than others, posing the greatest challenges to the safety of a wired world.

2010-10-20 23:01:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween themed e-mails are being used to disguise online scams, often with the promise of fun, free and "too good to be true" offers of gifts and other spooky goodies.

2010-10-20 09:00:00

McLEAN, Va., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Booz Allen Hamilton today announced the formation of a strategic partnership with University of Maryland University College (UMUC) to offer students three online graduate certificates in cybersecurity.

2010-10-18 06:22:25

An Australian program that allows Internet service providers to alert customers if their computers are taken over by hackers might be making its way to the US.

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