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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 Jul. 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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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 Dec. 9, 2008

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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 Apr. 22, 2009

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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 Dec. 3, 2007

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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 Jul. 16, 2008

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Internet Explorer exploit release could trigger a surge in attacks

While Microsoft has yet to issue a permanent patch for a known exploit, the code could become widely available to cybercriminals after being integrated into an open-source testing tool.

By Oct. 1, 2013

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SpyEye malware inventor pleads guilty to bank fraud

Aleksandr Panin is the alleged mastermind behind 1.4 million computers being infected with malicious software that's capable of stealing users' credit card and banking information.

By Jan. 28, 2014

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Microsoft touts study showing the cost of pirated software

The study claims consumers will spend $25 billion, and waste a collective 1.2 billion hours, fixing problems created by malware on pirated software.

By Mar. 19, 2014