Latest Computer crime Stories

2009-06-29 10:30:00

In its first Focus Report, Trend Micro examines the growth of data-stealing malware, its characteristics and its roots in the underground cyber crime economy. CUPERTINO, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- While the term "data-stealing malware" is a relatively new one, its sole purpose for existence is a familiar story: To steal proprietary information such as online banking credentials, credit card numbers, social security numbers, passwords, and more from compromised networks and PCs in order...

2009-06-25 11:00:00

Joint Presentation to Feature Key Findings from '2009 Data Breach Investigations Report' BASKING RIDGE, N.J., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Business and U.S. Department of Justice experts will pair up at the Gartner Information Security Summit for a discussion on recent cybercrime trends.

2009-06-24 08:50:00

The US military announced on Wednesday a new "cyber command" created to fight digital crime and to increase defenses against rising threats to its computers.

2009-06-18 17:41:00

Jack Harbaugh presenting at ARC's 2009 Annual Global Fraud Prevention Forum on June 24 in Santa Monica, Calif. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- 41st Parameter Inc., a leading provider of fraud detection and prevention systems to the Airline Industry, today announced Jack Harbaugh, senior vice president of business development, will be speaking at the 2009 Annual Global Fraud Prevention Forum on the "Importance of Device Data for True Intelligence." The presentation will be given on...

2009-06-17 07:09:00

SAN JOSE, California, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Finjan Inc., a leader in secure web gateway products and the provider of a unified web security solution for the enterprise market, today announced that its Malicious Code Research Center (MCRC) managed to research a trading network and botnet, where compromised PCs are bought and sold for profit.

2009-06-15 10:44:52

Could an entirely new approach to online security, based on distributed sanctions, help prevent cybercrime, fraud and identity theft?

2009-05-29 14:15:00

President Barack Obama announced on Friday that he would name a new "cyber czar" to ensure the country is protecting the security of its computer networks.

2009-05-19 09:30:00

Free identity-theft prevention tips, tools and new Web site security widget from Trend Micro - now available to everyone. CUPERTINO, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Between 2007 and 2008, over 80 percent of data breaches were electronic; identity theft - both online and off - affected 10 million new victims in the United States last year alone and cost the average consumer nearly $500.

2009-05-14 06:00:00

Speaker to Highlight Top Recommendations From Verizon Business '2009 Data Breach Investigations Report' LAS VEGAS, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Peter Tippett, vice president of innovation and technology at Verizon Business, will keynote at the CSI SX security conference on May 18.

2009-05-13 13:55:00

A Panda Security study of 4,000 adolescents reveals alarming statistics around teenage hacking rates and exploration GLENDALE, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, a leading provider of IT security solutions, today announced the results of a four month survey carried out by Panda Security(1) that analyzed the online behaviors, technology knowledge, and hacking activities of more than 4,000 adolescents between the ages of 15 and 18 years old.

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