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Fri, February 28, 2014 - A year ago, Mandiant, since acquiredA by FireEye, issued a long report called "APT1" that accused China's People's Liberation Army of launching cyber-espionage attacks against 141 companies in 20 industries through a group known as "PLA Unit 61398" operating mainly from Shanghai.
Thu, February 27, 2014 - The Federal Trade Commission today issued its annual look at what consumers in the United States are complaining about the most.
Thu, February 27, 2014 - The defendant is accused of stealing personal information of employees and publishing it on a website
Thu, February 20, 2014 - Everybody wants your money the IRS too, but at least they will take it legally. The IRS however doesn't want your money taken by scamsters who use tax season to celebrate Christmastime for dirtbags.
Wed, February 19, 2014 - The Zeus Trojan, malware long known to steal banking credentials to siphon off victims' funds, has been spotted being put to yet another devious use: swiping business data from Salesforce.com.
Thu, February 13, 2014 - To ward off cyber-crooks trying to break into customers' accounts, banks are expanding their security efforts beyond desktops and onto iPhones and other mobile devices.
Fri, February 07, 2014 - Ulbricht will plead not guilty to charges including narcotics conspiracy and computer hacking
Wed, January 29, 2014 - The possibility of Wikipedia being taken over by attackers was just foiled by quick action on the part of Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit that operates Wikipedia, with the help of Check Point, the security firm that discovered the critical security hole in its code.
Wed, January 29, 2014 - The agency generally doesn't discuss investigations but veered from its protocol
Mon, January 27, 2014 - The now defunct secure email service is standing up for the right to protect encrypted communications
Mon, January 27, 2014 - Authorities in the U.S., India, China and Romania crack down on websites offering email hacking services
Fri, January 24, 2014 - Over the past year, Guccifer hacked into the email addresses of US and foreign politicians, celebrities and other public figures
Wed, January 22, 2014 - In 2006, Mitchell Frost, then a 19-year-old college student at the University of Akron, used the school's computer network to control the botnets he had created.
Tue, January 21, 2014 - Backed by a lineup of elite investors, startup Shape Security comes out of stealth mode today by announcing technology it calls Shapeshifter that is said to prevent cybercriminals from successfully attacking and compromising websites.