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EU nations give nod to tougher penalties for cybercrimes

The Council of Europe has approved rules which, if passed by the European Parliament, will make it a crime to create malware and botnets.

By Jun. 13, 2011

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EU increases penalties for cybercriminals and hackers

Looking to deter cyberattacks on national infrastructure and halt the illegal interception of communications, the European Union toughens its laws.

By Jul. 4, 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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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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California unveils new unit to fight cybercrime

New eCrime unit is tasked with investigating crimes such as identity theft, child pornography, and software piracy.

By Dec. 13, 2011

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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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RunCore intros hard drive with a kill switch -- a real one

This solid-state drive (SSD) will self-destruct in five seconds with just one click.

By May. 17, 2012

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Study: Cybercrime costs on the rise from last year

A new study says the cost of dealing with, and the frequency of, cybercrime is up sharply from last year, due in part to the sophistication of attacks.

By Aug. 2, 2011

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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

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Ohio male may be linked to LulzSec attacks

A male from Saint Clair Township in Ohio is under investigation for possible involvement in recent hacking attacks launched against governments Web sites in the U.S. and U.K., say Ohio news sources.

By Jun. 29, 2011