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Thu, April 17, 2014 - The evolving nature of cyberattacks demands a more dynamic response, according to government CIOs making an effort to implement real-time, continuous monitoring and reporting for security issues.
Mon, April 14, 2014 - A federal appeals court has ruled that the venue for Auernheimer's prosecution wasn't appropriate
Fri, April 11, 2014 - Two defendants face arraignment in federal court Friday
Thu, April 10, 2014 - While tax return fraud seems to have hit epidemic proportions, the Internal Revenue Service today said it has started more than 200 new investigations this filing season into identity theft and refund fraud schemes.
Thu, April 03, 2014 - Security professionals are playing defense against cybercrime, and often feel outgunned by tech-savvy hackers and insiders out to steal sensitive data from within the business. They see a shortage of qualified security personnel to call on, but also believe that threat-detection tools are getting better.
Thu, March 13, 2014 - Security Manager George Grachis discusses the current cyberthreat landscape and why Human Sensors, our users, are our most underutilized resource that can make all the difference.
Tue, March 11, 2014 - A former federal prosecutor and cybercrime expert tells CIO.com how IT departments can retrieve text messages that the user thought were deleted months or even years ago. As more litigation and investigations turn on the content of texts, every CIO needs to know how to find the smoking gun.
Wed, March 05, 2014 - Microsoft's government security expert warns that there's no such thing as perfect security, so systems must be able to adapt and respond to attacks on unforeseen vulnerabilities.
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.