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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

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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

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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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How to catch a cyberthief

What does it take to catch cybercriminals who hack into computers to steal personal and financial information? CNET's Kara Tsuboi takes us inside Microsoft's Cybercrimes Center.

By March 3, 2015

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President Obama signs executive order for information sharing (video)

At a cybersecurity summit at Stanford University, President Barack Obama signs an order calling for standards and processes for government and companies to share information in the fight against hacks and cybercrimes.

February 13, 2015

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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