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Wed, November 27, 2013 - The FBI this week issued a series of reminders to online shoppers to beware of scams and to use their common sense.
Tue, November 26, 2013 - Because data is often the most valuable corporate asset - especially when customer information is concerned - staying alert for potential compromise is a critical IT job. Unfortunately, looking into a potential data breach is not easy.
Mon, November 25, 2013 - Bitcoin Internet Payment Services, a Denmark-based exchange billing itself as Europe's biggest, was robbed of bitcoins worth more than $1 million in a theft that took place over the course of the past several days.
Fri, November 22, 2013 - Cybercrime is more costly than most organizations realize, and those costs are continuing to rise. The cost per victim has increased 50 percent, and the total cost of cybercrime is a staggering $113 billion--with a "B." One way to avoid becoming a victim of cybercrime is to make sure users are trained to recognize potential threats.
Fri, November 22, 2013 - The company calls on others to embrace 'perfect forward secrecy'
Mon, November 18, 2013 - The vBulletin.com forum was not compromised by exploiting a previously unknown vulnerability as a group of hackers claimed, according to vBulletin Solutions, the company that develops the popular Internet forum software.
Mon, November 18, 2013 - An iPhone photo allegedly taken by one defendant showed $800,000 packed into a suitcase
Fri, November 15, 2013 - US citizens' freedoms were 'won by popular struggle' and should be defended the same way, the MIT professor and linguist says
Thu, November 14, 2013 - Cybersleuths on the trail of botnets, Trojans and other malware used to steal financial assets and intellectual property have a new resource, a Microsoft facility that it will share with others pursuing the same goals.
Fri, November 08, 2013 - DOJ has arrested a seller on 'Black Market Reloaded' for alleged illegal weapons sale
Thu, November 07, 2013 - The new website comes about a month after the original Silk Road was shut down by the FBI
Wed, October 30, 2013 - A panel at RSA Europe debated a proposed Dutch police hacking law
Mon, October 28, 2013 - The Briton allegedly worked with others in Australia and Sweden to plant backdoors and steal confidential data
Fri, October 18, 2013 - At this time last year, China-based network vendor Huawei was being accused of being a threat to U.S. national security because it could "provide Chinese intelligence services access to telecommunications networks," according to the House Intelligence Committee report that made headlines. Now, the National Security Agency (NSA) in the U.S. stands accused of planting backdoors in network gear and weakening at least one encryption standard for its own cyber-spying purposes, based on documents released by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.