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'Darkode' goes dark: Police shut down infamous cybercrime marketplace

The forum was used by cybercriminals to buy and sell malicious software, stolen data and more. It was, says an official, the "most sophisticated English-speaking forum for criminal computer hackers in the world."

By July 15, 2015


Microsoft targets Asia as global hub of cybercrime and malware

The software giant's cybercrime fighting unit has opened its third Asian satellite center in Singapore, to keep an eye on malware that will target Southeast Asia's emerging status as a financial hub.

By February 17, 2015


UK Internet provider TalkTalk hit by 'significant, sustained cyberattack'

This is the second breach at the company in the last 12 months. TalkTalk acknowledges that some of its data wasn't protected by encryption.

By October 23, 2015


Hackers siphon off $31 million from British bank accounts

Crime agencies from across Europe partner with the FBI to investigate and shut down the spread of Dridex banking malware.

By October 14, 2015


New credit cards aim to protect consumers, banks from hackers

A chip implanted in new cards is designed to stop cybercrime. Starting Thursday, stores that haven't upgraded their card-reading terminals will be on the hook for fraudulent charges.

By September 30, 2015


New California law requires police to get warrants for online data

Backed by many tech firms and the ACLU, the privacy law hits the books but doesn't apply to federal law enforcement authorities.

By October 8, 2015


India's Modi, in Facebook talk, pushes Internet as key way to govern

In a question-and-answer session at Facebook's headquarters, Indian prime minister discusses governing through social media and expanding Internet access.

By September 27, 2015


US disrupts $100M GameOver Zeus malware cybercrime ring

Suspected Russian hacker is accused of creating botnet that infected as many as 1 million computers worldwide in order to steal more than $100 million.

By June 2, 2014


How China's largest smartphone maker plans to conquer southeast Asia

Steve Vickers, Xiaomi's general manager in southeast Asia, is confident the company's e-commerce strategy can work in one of the most hotly contested mobile markets in the world.

By August 11, 2015


Identity-theft protection firm LifeLock again facing charges from FTC

The Federal Trade Commission says LifeLock -- which offers consumers monthly plans to guard against identity theft -- violated a 2010 settlement and continues to mislead customers.

By July 21, 2015