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crimeware

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Web site-based crimeware hits all-time high

The number of Web sites with hidden code for stealing passwords nearly tripled in the past year, as cybercriminals targeted legitimate sites for their cybertheft, according to new report.

By December 10, 2008

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Cyber-capos: How cybercriminals mirror the mafia and businesses

Finjan report shows how cybercriminals offer "crimeware-as-a-service" and have a hierarchy like the mafia.

By July 16, 2008

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Outdated Java weak spots are widespread, Websense says

Researchers say the latest version of Java is only in use by a dismal 5 percent of users, and many versions are months or years out of date -- just begging to be exploited.

By March 27, 2013

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1 Trojan + 3 years = 500,000 online financial accounts

RSA discovers a half-million bank and credit card accounts compromised by the Sinowal Trojan that sneaks onto machines from Web sites and steals information.

By October 31, 2008

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The long arm of Microsoft tries taking down Zeus botnets

Microsoft and its allies seized control servers Friday in two states as part of an operation to not just stop the botnets but also to disrupt how criminals use them.

By March 25, 2012

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Report: FBI investigating Citibank cyberattack

Russian cybercriminals reportedly hacked into Citibank, stealing tens of millions of dollars and prompting an FBI investigation, says The Wall Street Journal.

By December 22, 2009

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Microsoft Blue Hat starts on Thursday

Dan Kaminsky and others will make presentations to Microsoft employees at the company's eighth Blue Hat security conference.

By October 15, 2008

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We need to monitor information security grifters, too

People who try to capitalize on a false sense of insecurity only further damage the state of Internet security.

By December 11, 2008

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Botnets on cell phones in 2009?

A new report on emerging threats cites a unique opportunity to design mobile device security properly.

By October 16, 2008

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How bad is the Mac malware scare? (FAQ)

Windows users are familiar with the fake anti-malware ruse, but this is the first time it's been targeted at the smaller Mac market. CNET tells you what MacDefender is and what it means for Macintosh users.

By May 19, 2011