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Cyber Crime

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  • Latest cyberscam enables crooks to extract huge sums from ATMs

    Sounding alarm over an especially sinister new wave of cybercriminals, regulators are warning bankers that hackers have succeeded in changing the controls on automated teller machines to enable thieves to make nearly unlimited withdrawals using fraudulent...
  • China blasts 'absurd' U.S. charges of cyberespionage

    Chinese government officials on Monday strongly rebuked the U.S. over its claims of cyber-spying by five Chinese military officers, saying the Justice Department indictment was based on¬† “fabricated facts” and would jeopardize U.S.-China...
  • U.S. indicts five Chinese military officials on cyberspying charges

    The federal indictment of five Chinese military officials for allegedly stealing U.S. corporate trade secrets significantly escalated the cyberespionage battle between the two superpowers — and sharply contrasted their attitudes toward commercial...
  • Chinese suspects accused of using 'spearphishing' to access U.S. firms

    That link your boss emailed you: make sure it’s actually from your boss and not a cabal of suspected Chinese military hackers. That’s one of the biggest takeaways from the cyber-spying indictment unsealed Monday by the U.S. Department of...
  • Hackers give a boost to credit monitoring firms

    Hackers give a boost to credit monitoring firms
    Increasing activity by data hackers has produced millions of victims and one clear winner: the credit monitoring business. Services with names such as BillGuard and Identity Guard report a surge in sign-ups from people anxious to be protected. Nervous...
  • Canadian police arrest 19-year-old in alleged Heartbleed attack

    Canadian police arrest 19-year-old in alleged Heartbleed attack
    Canadian police this week made what is believed to be the first arrest related to Heartbleed, a recently discovered bug that left countless websites vulnerable to cyber attacks. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police on Tuesday arrested 19-year-old Stephen...
  • U.S.: Stop using Internet Explorer until security holes are fixed

    U.S.: Stop using Internet Explorer until security holes are fixed
    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the United Kingdom advised computer users to consider using alternatives to Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer browser until the company fixes a security flaw that hackers have used to launch attacks. The...
  • Family finances: how to combat data theft

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Highly publicized security breaches at large retailers have left consumers looking for guidance on how to guard their financial information. We have answers to your questions about what to do in the event of a data breach....
  • Hacker-turned-informant Sabu is a free man after N.Y. sentencing

    Hacker-turned-informant Sabu is a free man after N.Y. sentencing
    A judge Tuesday granted freedom to a computer hacker who helped Anonymous and other groups attack credit card companies, governments from Algeria to Zimbabwe, and media outlets -- including the Tribune Corp. -- but who turned government informant after...
  • County moves to require computer encryption after medical data breach

    County moves to require computer encryption after medical data breach
    Following a break-in at a county health contractor's office that led to the theft of computers containing personal information about more than 342,000 patients, Los Angeles County supervisors moved to tighten protocols for protecting data. The county...
  • Before being freed, hacker Sabu was 'extraordinary' FBI informant

    Before being freed, hacker Sabu was 'extraordinary' FBI informant
    The news was astonishing: Rapper Tupac Shakur was alive and well in New Zealand. But the 2011 report was a hoax, and on Tuesday, one of the hackers behind it, Hector Xavier Monsegur, appeared in court to be sentenced for cyberattacks that stole credit...