The Council of Europe has approved rules which, if passed by the European Parliament, will make it a crime to create malware and botnets.
Looking to deter cyberattacks on national infrastructure and halt the illegal interception of communications, the European Union toughens its laws.
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.
Prosecutors say the defendants participated in a crime ring that robbed thousands of ATMs using bogus magnetic strip cards.
New eCrime unit is tasked with investigating crimes such as identity theft, child pornography, and software piracy.
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.
This solid-state drive (SSD) will self-destruct in five seconds with just one click.
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.
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.
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.