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cybercrime

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9m Brits were the victim of cybercrime in the last year

A survey found more than 9 million of us have been victims of cybercrime, with some losing more than £10,000.

By Aug. 25, 2013

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US charges 5 more in $45M global cybercrime scheme

Prosecutors say the defendants participated in a crime ring that robbed thousands of ATMs using bogus magnetic strip cards.

By Nov. 18, 2013

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Ransomware cybercrime ring dismantled in Europe

Suspects are accused of infecting millions of computers with a virus to extort perhaps millions of dollars from computer users in 30 countries.

By Feb. 13, 2013

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U.S. charges 8 in $45M global cybercrime scheme

New York-based cell used information gleaned from two hacks to create bogus debit cards to quickly steal millions from bank machines in Manhattan.

By May. 9, 2013

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Cybercrime costing economy up to $500B a year, study finds

Real-world losses due to cybercrime add up to between $100 billion and $500 billion globally, and more than 500,000 jobs in the U.S. alone, according to report commissioned by McAfee.

By Jul. 23, 2013

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Cybercrime moves to the cloud

Researchers say criminals are moving their malware heavy lifting from end user PCs to servers in the cloud.

By Jun. 30, 2012

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Top Chinese university linked to alleged military cybercrime unit

Reuters has turned up a research connection between Shanghai Jiaotong University and the People's Liberation Army unit suspected of participation in cyberattacks on the West.

By Mar. 25, 2013

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Philippines court halts a contentious cybercrime law

Amid worries the new law is too general and could lead to the silencing of government critics, the country's Supreme Court suspends the law for 120 days.

By Oct. 9, 2012

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Cybercrime costs U.S. consumers $20.7 billion

An annual cybercrime report has said that over the past 12 months, cybercrime has cost U.S. consumers billions of dollars.

By Sep. 5, 2012

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FBI cybercrime sting leads to 24 arrests

Law enforcement poses as hackers to identify "carders" from around the world who allegedly make money off stolen credit-card, bank-account and personal-identification information.

By Jun. 26, 2012