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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.

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.

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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.

2009-12-09 10:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Using news headlines and the latest technological trends, cybercriminals are brilliantly agile at exploiting whatever is trendy for cash and profit.


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