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ecrime

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AT&T customer data compromised in scheme to unlock smartphones

Customer Social Security numbers and call records are exposed in a bid to get smartphone "unlock" codes from AT&T.

By June 14, 2014

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Facebook battles phishing by reaching out to users

In an effort to protect users and curb phishing, the social network gives users a select e-mail address to send reports of the illegal practice.

By August 9, 2012

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California beefing up privacy-protection enforcement

A new state Justice Department unit will focus on enforcing privacy protections and education.

By July 19, 2012

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Police set up Olympics e-crime teams

Two teams in London will deal with crimes such as attempted hacks on computer systems and fraudulent ticketing Web sites.

By January 27, 2010

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California unveils new unit to fight cybercrime

New eCrime unit is tasked with investigating crimes such as identity theft, child pornography, and software piracy.

By December 13, 2011

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U.K. police arrest teen with alleged LulzSec ties

The 18-year-old man could be "Topiary," a key member of LulzSec, reports claim. He has been charged with five offenses related to Web-based attacks.

By August 1, 2011

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U.K. police say they've arrested LulzSec's 'Topiary'

Scotland Yard says it has arrested the "spokesman" for the hacking groups Anonymous and LulzSec.

By July 27, 2011

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LulzSec hackers deny stealing UK census data, first arrest made

Hack attack! Rumours are flying around the Internet that LulzSec has stolen UK census data and seen one of its members arrested. Is the net closing on headline-grabbing hackers?

By June 21, 2011

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U.K. press puts name to LulzSec suspect

The BBC and the Guardian are reporting that a Ryan Cleary of Essex was the 19-year-old arrested in connection with a probe into recent denial-of-service attacks and network intrusions.

By June 21, 2011

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LulzSec suspect arrested in U.K., reports say

British police arrest 19-year-old man following probe into network intrusions and attacks, and reports suggest that he could be at the top of the hacker group.

By June 21, 2011