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2010-07-20 06:00:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no secret cybercriminals exploit the world's most popular communications tool--email--to launch viruses, embed Trojans, deliver malware, and conduct phishing schemes, all aimed at stealing information or bandwidth for fun and profit. What's not common knowledge is that trusted Information Technology staffs enjoy an occasional peek at corporate communications that are confidential or otherwise sensitive.

2010-07-06 12:27:00

WASHINGTON, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A former senior database administrator for GEXA Energy in Houston was sentenced today to 12 months in prison for hacking into his former employer's computer network, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Criminal Division and U.S.

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2010-06-18 07:05:05

Microsoft Corp is designing a new program that will allow researchers a way to find and report stolen credit card numbers and other data that they find over the Internet.

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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