New eCrime unit is tasked with investigating crimes such as identity theft, child pornography, and software piracy.
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.
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.
Authorities say that the Eastern European suspects were engaged in activities related to theft of millions of pounds from online bank accounts.
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.
Scotland Yard says it has arrested the "spokesman" for the hacking groups Anonymous and LulzSec.
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?
A new state Justice Department unit will focus on enforcing privacy protections and education.
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.
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.