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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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Home Depot victim of same malware that hit Target -- researcher

A credit card hack allegedly uncovered at Home Depot reportedly used a variant of the same malware that affected Target customers last year, says security researcher Brian Krebs.

By September 8, 2014

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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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IRS calling? Nope. It's a scam

CNET's Charlie Cooper got a call one day from the IRS -- or so the caller claimed. But it was an all too common social-engineering scam. And you could be next.

By August 31, 2014

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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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US charges Chinese executive with hacking military data

Man accused of working with hackers in China to steal information related to military projects from the computer networks of US companies.

By July 13, 2014

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Shylock malware gets stung by law enforcement

Police and security firms team up to take down the notorious Shylock, a dangerous financial Trojan that has infected at least 30,000 Windows computers worldwide.

By July 11, 2014