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cybercriminals

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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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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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Cybercriminals use fake search engines to spread malware

Security researchers say fake search engines are showing up in Google search results and lead to Web sites hosting malware.

By May 6, 2009

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Botnet expert suggests hitting cybercriminals in pocket book

Cutting off the money flow to cybercriminals could be the best way to stop them, a top botnet researcher says.

By April 22, 2009

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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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Study: Cybercriminals cashing in on economic slide

McAfee says as governments face economic hardships, the fight against cybercrime is slipping further in funding and support.

By December 9, 2008

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Cyber-capos: How cybercriminals mirror the mafia and businesses

Finjan report shows how cybercriminals offer "crimeware-as-a-service" and have a hierarchy like the mafia.

By July 16, 2008

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Why some cybercriminals get away

A digital forensics investigator talks about why some cases just don't ever come to conclusion.

By December 3, 2007

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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