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2010-05-29 09:46:05

Three men have been indicted in connection with a Ukraine-based fraud scheme which tricked Internet users into believing their computers were infected, scamming the victims out of roughly $100 million.

2010-05-12 07:26:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Enough Is Enough (EIE) President Donna Rice Hughes educated federal, state and local law enforcement investigators, forensic experts and prosecutors to prevent the online exploitation of children at the 2010 Internet Crimes Against Children National Conference.

2010-04-28 06:00:00

LONDON, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- While online business transactions and consumer use of the Internet are continuing to increase dramatically, cybersecurity breaches are starting to level off, and in the next 10 years security protection will become more effective and widespread as organizations band together to fight cybercrime.

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2010-04-20 11:57:25

A news survey suggests that hi-tech cyber criminals are causing more than 100 attacks per second on computers around the world.

2010-04-15 08:30:00

BEDFORD, Mass., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- RSA, The Security Division of EMC (NYSE: EMC) announced the new RSA(SM) CyberCrime Intelligence Service designed to help organizations identify computers, information assets and identities compromised by Trojans and other online attacks.

2010-03-26 11:32:00

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- "The Cybersecurity Act, S773, approved this week during a Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee hearing and now on its way to the U.S.

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2010-03-22 15:20:00

On Monday, Ebay Inc said they have teamed up with the National Retail Federation, the trade group for the retail industry, to combat organized retail crime.

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2010-03-13 06:45:00

Online scams and other types of cybercrime cost computer users more than $559 million in losses in 2009, said an FBI-led task force on Friday.

2010-03-10 06:45:00

LOS ANGELES, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Three leading service providers with proven track records in their respective fields have joined forces to create Cyber Theft Solutions (CTS), offering comprehensive cyber theft prevention, detection and response mitigation services to organizations that store identity-sensitive information. CTS will serve major corporations, mid-sized businesses, nonprofit groups, educational institutions and government entities with a fully integrated dashboard of cyber...

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2010-03-04 06:30:00

Police said that Spanish criminals that stole bank details from computers around the globe did not realize the power of the illegal network they had created, which could have paralyzed an entire country's computer system.


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