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cybercrime is costly
2014-06-09 12:22:42

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Anyone who has been a victim of cybercrime knows that it can be costly in both time and money. A new study published on Monday found that the annual cost to the global economy was about $445 billion each year, with the damage to businesses and corporations exceeding the $160 billion lost to individuals from hacking. The study, which was conducted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and sponsored by McAfee,...

2014-05-08 08:39:19

Company Has Received Copyright Infringements Settlements from Customers of More Than 70 ISPs SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rightscorp (OTCQB: RIHT), the leading provider of monetization services for artists and holders of copyrighted Intellectual Property (IP), announced today that it has received settlement payments from subscribers on more than 70 ISPs. The increase in ISP participation from roughly 50 to over 70 gives Rightscorp the ability to collect payments...

2014-04-15 08:20:58

The Global Piracy and Counterfeiting Consultants plans to help the US Postal Service stop delivering counterfeit Chinese pharmaceutical products via the US mail and urges US consumers to use caution when purchasing pharmaceutical items through the Internet. WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Piracy and Counterfeiting Consultants is now offering to help the US Postal Service to stop delivering Chinese counterfeit pharmaceutical products via the US mail, because Chinese...

2014-02-12 16:28:37

Company joins forces with the Organization of American States, Europol and FIS to expand efforts to make the Internet safer for consumers worldwide. REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. announced three new global partnerships Wednesday with the Organization of American States, Europol and FIS to increase cooperation between international law enforcement and the private sector in combatting cybercrime and helping build a safer Internet. (Photo:...

2014-02-10 04:21:39

ROME, February 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the issue of judgment #50 250 RG, the Italian Court forbids the Minister of Internal Affairs and the DIA (FBI equivalent) to link Corallo to the mafia. Furthermore, the Italian Court has ordered the publication of this ruling in the main Italian newspaper La Repubblica and the deletion of any relevant reference that the DIA Police may have in their reports on this matter. Corallo's lawyers stated that...

2014-01-29 16:33:04

Sabre uses technology to exponentially raise awareness in an effort to save lives SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery where people profit from the control and exploitation of others. Approximately 800,000 victims are trafficked globally every year and they include children involved in the sex trade, adults who are coerced or deceived into commercial sex acts, and anyone forced into different forms of labor or services against their...

2013-12-11 23:28:15

Sharing their insight and inspiration after traveling around the world to create the documentary "Red Light Green Light" and exploring the effects of legalized prostitution, Jay and Michelle Brock speak to the world using live video streaming. Victoria, BC (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 As nations around the globe attempt to fight sex trafficking, many consider legalizing prostitution. Two filmmakers travel across ten countries to explore the issue, attempting to answer the question:...


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