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Feds Say Cyber Crime Ring Targeted U.S. Bank Accounts

Feds Say Cyber Crime Ring Targeted U.S. Bank Accounts

Andrew Tangel LA Times   A cyber crime case brought by U.S. prosecutors in New York may add to the fears of anyone who banks online. The charges against three foreign nationals — a Russian, a Latvian and a Romanian — allege they were involved in creating and distributing a computer virus that infected more than 40,000 computers in the United States …

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Social Network Hacking Part 2 – Have You Been Infiltrated?

Social Network Hacking Part 2 - Have You Been Infiltrated?

David Pace, Pierluigi Paganini, Fabian Martins, Ron Kelson, Benjamin Gittins The Malta Independent   Social Network Hacking Part 2 – Have You Been Infiltrated? The explosion of social networks and new user accounts in recent years is staggering. There are now over 1,000 social networking sites on the Internet, with Facebook currently being the largest, with over 840 million user profiles. …

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92,204,248 Government Websites Hacked in Three Years

92,204,248 Government Websites Hacked in Three Years

  GovernanceNow   As many as 133 government websites fell prey to hackers in the first three months of 2012, Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot has said. “As per incidents reported to and tracked by the Indian Computer Emergency Response team (CERT), a total number of 92, 204, 248 government websites were hacked during the years …

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The Virtual Threat: We Must Be Ready To Fight

The Virtual Threat: We Must Be Ready To Fight

Amiya Kumar Mishra The Telegraph   We must be ready to fight against all kinds of cyber crimes The year 2011 has been a victim to some of the world’s biggest hacking attacks. The hacking of Sony Playstation, customers’ information breach of Citibank, Operations Payback are only a few to name among them. India is also one of the victims …

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