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cybercriminal

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Q&A: FBI agent looks back on time posing as a cybercriminal

J. Keith Mularski talks about the two years he spent posing as a "carder" in the Dark Market sting and the lengths he went to keeping up appearances.

By May. 7, 2009

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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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Anonymous hacker Jeremy Hammond gets 10 years in prison

The self-described "hacktivist" receives the maximum sentence for his role in the massive 2011 Stratfor hack.

By Nov. 15, 2013

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Comfoo cyberspy campaign still active

The Trojan used in the RSA breach of 2010 continues to target corporations and governments worldwide. Over 200 variants were recently discovered by researchers.

By Aug. 2, 2013

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Microsoft: malware added to PCs on the production line

Microsoft has admitted it found PCs that were infected with malware somewhere in the supply chain, before it even reached a consumer.

By Sep. 16, 2012

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Apple, Facebook, Twitter hacks said to hail from Eastern Europe

Investigators say the surge of malware attacks on U.S. companies may be coming from Eastern European cybercriminals rather than being Chinese state-sponsored espionage.

By Feb. 19, 2013

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Android malware uses your PC's own mic to record you

Two apps discovered on Google Play by Kaspersky were set up to record their victims by tapping into the Windows microphone software.

By Feb. 4, 2013

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Report: Stolen data sold over online black market

The bad guys are taking advantage of a huge black market of online stores and forums to sell stolen bank account data and other information, according to a report.

By Jan. 21, 2011

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Microsoft settles botnet case against Chinese site

The software giant reached an agreement with the owner of 3322.org, a site that has been linked to malware such as the Nitol botnet.

By Oct. 2, 2012

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Web apps attacked every two minutes, study finds

Web-based applications, on average, are hit by 27 attacks per hour, or roughly one attack every two minutes, according to data from security firm Imperva.

By Jul. 26, 2011