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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 Dec. 13, 2011

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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 Aug. 9, 2012

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U.K. police arrest 19 Zeus online fraud suspects

The 19 people arrested are accused of using the Zeus data-stealing Trojan to capture log-in details, gain access to online bank accounts, and steal millions.

By Sep. 29, 2010

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U.K. police charge 10 people with Zeus fraud

Authorities say that the Eastern European suspects were engaged in activities related to theft of millions of pounds from online bank accounts.

By Sep. 30, 2010

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U.K. police nab 5 Anonymous DDoS suspects

Five men, aged 15 to 26, are taken into custody in England in connection with a probe into Web attacks on companies seen as hindering the activities of WikiLeaks.

By Jan. 27, 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 Jul. 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 Jun. 21, 2011

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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 Jul. 19, 2012

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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 Aug. 1, 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 Jun. 21, 2011