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cybercrime

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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

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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 November 18, 2013

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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 August 25, 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 July 23, 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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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 March 25, 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 February 13, 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 October 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 September 5, 2012

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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 June 30, 2012