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Cyber Crime

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  • Exchange-traded fund seeks to tap into cyber security market

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A new exchange-traded fund that invests in the cyber security industry could offer investors a silver lining to all of the data breaches that have hit U.S. companies over the past year. The PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF, which...
  • 'Dark Web' drug site poses new challenge for law enforcement

    No sooner had authorities announced the closing of an alleged illegal online drug bazaar than another popped up claiming to take its place. Welcome to the "dark Web," an increasingly popular corner of the Internet where thousands of computer users...
  • U.S. Postal Service says it was hacked

    U.S. Postal Service says it was hacked
    The U.S. Postal Service said Monday that it was hacked and employee information, including Social Security numbers, may have been stolen. The Postal Service did not say who was suspected of breaking into its systems. It called the breach “...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION WASHINGTON President Barack Obama has called on federal regulators to toughen proposed net-neutrality rules for Internet traffic, including taking the controversial step of changing the way the law treats broadband providers so they are subject...
  • 'Dark market' websites seized in U.S., European busts

    'Dark market' websites seized in U.S., European busts
    U.S. and European authorities on Friday announced the seizure of more than 400 secret website addresses and arrests of 16 people in a sweep targeting black markets for drugs and other illegal services. The developments were announced a day after...
  • Banks to launch new tool to fight hackers: WSJ

    Banks to launch new tool to fight hackers: WSJ
    A group of cybersecurity firms funded by big banks plan to launch a platform that will allow financial companies to communicate faster about potential cyber breaches, the Wall Street Journal reported. The move follows cybersecurity attacks on some big...
  • J.P. Morgan found hackers through breach of corporate event website: media

    J.P. Morgan found hackers through breach of corporate event website: media
    J.P. Morgan Chase & Co learned about hackers who stole the bank's contact information for 76 million households and 7 million small businesses through a corporate event that it sponsors, the New York Times and Wall Street Journal reported, citing people...
  • Dairy Queen says customer data hacked in 46 states

    Dairy Queen says customer data hacked in 46 states
    Ice cream and fast-food restaurant chain Dairy Queen has confirmed a security breach that may have compromised the payment card information of customers at several hundred locations across 46 states. Computers at Dairy Queen locations, and one Orange...
  • China's Internet chief accuses U.S. of hacking but says talks 'unhindered'

    Eighty percent of Chinese government websites have been attacked by hackers, with most of the assaults launched from the United States, a top Chinese Internet regulator said on Thursday. Lu Wei, head of the State Internet Information Office, condemned...
  • Cyber breaches put 18.5 million Californians' data at risk in 2013: report

    Cyber breaches put 18.5 million Californians' data at risk in 2013: report
    Cyber intrusions and other data breaches put the personal records of 18.5 million Californians, nearly half the state's population, at risk in 2013, a seven-fold increase over the year before, the state attorney general reported on Tuesday. The number of...
  • Internet experts: 'Widespread harm' likely from cyber attack in next decade

    Be afraid of potentially devastating cyber attacks, and be better prepared to guard against them. But also be wary of the risks especially to privacy that accompany a growing focus on cyber security that may exaggerate some threats. Those are among the...