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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. The managed service is powered by the RSA® Anti-Fraud Command Center and helps IT professionals further understand and isolate possible points of exposure within their enterprise environments so...

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. Senate to becoming a long-overdue law will put the nation on a much stronger footing to protect the country's vulnerable computer network infrastructure against cyber crime, cyber attacks and cyber espionage," stated Kendall Larsen, Chairman, President and CEO of VirnetX Holding Corporation...

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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. Reuters reports that the two companies will receive support from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The partnership aims to help law enforcement in criminal probes and to prevent crimes in which goods are stolen from brick-and-mortar stores and then resold online. According to a report released in November from Retail Research...

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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. A report filed by the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) said losses in the United States linked to online fraud increased by 110 percent from 2008, when losses were up only 11 percent from the previous year. Donald Brackman, director of the National White Collar Crime Center, which runs the IC3 with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), said...

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...

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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. Police said in a news conference on Wednesday that they arrested three people they believed to have been involved in one of the biggest computer crimes ever detected. The men were from small Spanish towns and between the ages 25 and 31.  They are suspected of...

2010-02-28 23:01:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In an initiative to make it easier for companies to analyze and exchange data about security breaches and unite in the fight against cybercrime, Verizon Business is publicly releasing the research framework used for the company's landmark Data Breach Investigations Reports. The Verizon Incident-Sharing (VerIS) framework, released Monday (March 1), addresses a critical industrywide issue: the lack of a common standard for the collection of...

2010-02-09 11:45:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, today published event proceedings for its 2nd Annual Security Blogger Summit held in Madrid, Spain last Thursday. The Summit featured a roundtable discussion with ten security experts and bloggers from around the world. Discussion highlights included Internet mafias, the risks they pose to both consumers and businesses, and how law enforcement should be involved to stop cyber-criminals from acting with...

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2010-02-03 14:21:24

The people that brought the world malicious software which can steal credit card numbers and empty bank ATMs of their cash are apparently hiring, according to Reuters. Kevin Stevens, a threat intelligence analyst for SecureWorks, said the two companies that are hiring are now advertising online.  They are seeking people that are willing to take malicious code they provide and link it to something that people will click on, like a picture of Britney Spears getting out of her car. ...

2010-01-25 09:17:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael Bolcerek, Senior Vice President of Business Development for Aristotle's Integrity division, will be a featured speaker at the Combating Cybercrime Conference, co-located with the International Gaming Expo (IGE) in London on January 26, 2010. Bolcerek is a well known expert in age verification and i-gaming, having previously served as President of the Poker Players Alliance (PPA), appearing as a spokesperson in the U.S. and...


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