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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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Mobile security mostly a nonissue at the moment, Verizon says

There's not much of a need to fret about mobile security given that cybercriminals still have plenty of easy marks to hit, according to Verizon's enterprise security group.

By April 14, 2015

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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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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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FBI offers record $3M reward for Russian hacking suspect

The man is suspected of being the mastermind behind the GameOver Zeus botnet, which was used by cybercriminals to steal more than $100 million.

By February 24, 2015

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Your computer and smartphone, held hostage

Cybercriminals are making their attacks personal, remotely locking your computers and smartphones until you pay a hefty ransom.

By January 19, 2015

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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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Flappy Birds clones attract mobile malware at rapid rate

Copycats of popular apps are the current place of choice for cybercriminals to deposit malware capable of extracting data, sending text messages, and tracking users' geo-locations.

By June 24, 2014

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Target's data breach: Yes, it gets worse

Target and Neiman Marcus weren't the only name-brand retailers to be stung by cybercriminals last holiday season. Plus: Was a teenager behind the malware?

By January 18, 2014

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Protect your Android device from malware

Mobile malware is on the rise and your device could be at risk. These tips could help you stay safe and keep your personal information out of the hands of cybercriminals.

By December 19, 2013