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Tue, May 21, 2013 - Chinese cyber marauders sought more than just information on activists -- they wanted access to FBI, DOJ investigations on spies in the U.S.
Mon, May 20, 2013 - Security firm Norman, investigating cyber-espionage-related to a Norwegian telecom company, the Pakastani government and others, says a lot of its findings lead to the word "Appin," which happens to be the name of a security outfit in India whose website indicates it does work for the Indian military.
Fri, May 17, 2013 - The four suspected hackers are accused of taking control of the Italian branch of Anonymous
Thu, May 16, 2013 - British hackers Topiary, Kayla, T-Flow and Viral received prison sentences for their roles in LulzSec's 2011 cyberattacks
Mon, May 13, 2013 - The hackers who hijacked a U.S. Labor Department website were as interested in gathering data for their next attack as they were in stealing information from their victims, security experts say.
Fri, May 10, 2013 - Spammers revived some old scams during the first three months of 2013, according to Kaspersky Lab, but spam volumes remained flat.
Thu, May 09, 2013 - U.S. federal prosecutors indicted eight people accused of running a vast carding scheme
Wed, May 08, 2013 - A judge decided to keep the suspect in custody for 14 days pending the outcome of an investigation, the Public Prosecution Service said
Fri, May 03, 2013 - An Algerian man accused of helping to develop and distribute the SpyEye computer virus has been extradited from Thailand to the U.S. to face criminal charges, the U.S. Department of Justice announced.
Thu, May 02, 2013 - Dutch law enforcement should be allowed to break into computers outside the Netherlands when necessary, the draft bill said
Mon, April 29, 2013 - Phishing attacks on enterprises can be calamitous in terms of compromised networks or damaged brand names, and the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), which aggregates and analyzes phishing trends data worldwide, offers some of the best insight from industry into what's occurring globally in terms of this cybercrime. The following list of frequently asked questions about phishing is derived from the APWG's April report that covers the period July-December 2012 worldwide.
Sun, April 28, 2013 - Spanish police also raided a sparse residence containing a variety of computer equipment
Fri, April 26, 2013 - The man was arrested in Barcelona on a European arrest warrant issued by the Dutch Public Prosecution Service
Thu, April 25, 2013 - A federal court in Houston has rejected an FBI request for a warrant to hack into the computer of a suspect in an attempted cyberheist.