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cybercriminal

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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 July 4, 2013

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Senators propose law to go after foreign cybercriminals

After a slew of U.S. companies' Web sites were hacked, a group of bi-partisan senators is looking at getting a new law passed that combats cyber-theft by foreign governments and hackers.

By May 7, 2013

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The 404 Show 1,582: BitBite, Jeopardy! post-game chat, bubble gum broccoli, Big Bird what? (podcast)

Another fitness tracker. Awesome. This one goes in your ear and listens to you eat. We're serious. We'll also listen to post-game Jeopardy! chat, learn a disturbing fact about Big Bird and try out McDonald's bubble gum broccoli.

By November 14, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,581: Wolf Man, bad passwords, how online stores change prices on you (podcast)

Today Iyaz and Jeff debate Wolf Man's brand recognition, scratch their heads at an infamous hacker's simple password and discover how and why online retailers change their prices depending on shopper behaviors.

By November 13, 2014

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Google reveals inner workings of manual hijacking

In Google's study, the firm gets up close and personal with hijackers that target not businesses or governments, but you personally.

By November 6, 2014

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Google exposes 'Poodle' flaw in Web encryption standard

Three Google security engineers uncover a major vulnerability in the older -- but still supported -- Web encryption standard SSL 3.0. Experts say fixing it is impossible and upgrading will be difficult.

By October 14, 2014

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JPMorgan hackers altered, deleted bank records, says report

Investigation into attack on JPMorgan Chase may have expanded to seven of the world's top banks, amid a report that hackers altered records.

By August 28, 2014

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European Central Bank hacked, personal data stolen

ECB says a database linked to its website was compromised and email addresses and phone numbers were stolen.

By July 24, 2014

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Feds recommend lenience for LulzSec hacker 'Sabu'

Prior to his sentencing Tuesday, prosecutors say that the hacker-turned-informant has already done his time.

By May 25, 2014

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BlackShades malware bust ends in nearly 100 arrests worldwide

Law enforcement agencies seize more than 1,000 computers, smartphones, and hard drives in a massive operation that goes after malware said to have "sophisticated" capabilities and "breathtaking" invasiveness.

By May 19, 2014