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Cybercrooks use DDoS attacks to mask theft of banks' millions

Analyst says three unidentified US banks have been hit with "low powered" DDoS attacks to cover fraudulent wire transfers.

By August 21, 2013


Hacker tried to sell access to BBC server -- report

The server has since been secured, but it was on the open market for cybercrooks last week, reports Reuters.

By December 30, 2013


Cybercrooks bring their schemes to Tumblr and Pinterest

Digital criminals are expanding their social-networking nefariousness beyond Facebook and Twitter to try to trick users into downloading malicious payloads.

By May 9, 2012


How to recover your lost or stolen phones, tablets, and other devices

Technology is increasingly the target of crimes, but it can also be used to fight back against the perpetrators.

By August 28, 2013


McAfee: Cybercrooks target corporate trade secrets

Cybercriminals are changing focus from grabbing private information to now stealing trade secrets and other intellectual properties from major corporations.

By March 28, 2011


Fortinet: Job outlook improving for cybercrooks

Next year will see more cybercrooks hiring people to help create and deploy botnets, which will likely trigger further cooperation in security community to shut down malware at its source.

By December 13, 2010


Cybercrooks create fake Amazon receipts

A new hacking program lets cybercriminals generate phony receipts for Amazon goods, which they're using to get refunds for items that they claim were lost in the mail.

By December 9, 2010


Meet the little box that could stop Flame and Stuxnet

A new plug-and-play device for factories and power plants could stop malicious code from triggering a major malfunction, or worse.

By May 31, 2012


Ultrabooks no longer ultra-pricey

Google takes the Project Glass camera for a spin, orangutans are communicating with iPads, and the prices are dropping for Ultrabooks.

By May 9, 2012


Russia, China 'aggressive' cyberspies, U.S. report frets

Lots of players target the U.S. in economic and other espionage, but old Cold War foes stand out as both aggressive and capable.

By November 3, 2011