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Microsoft targets Asia as global hub of cybercrime and malware

The software giant's cybercrime fighting unit has opened its third Asian satellite center in Singapore, to keep an eye on malware that will target Southeast Asia's emerging status as a financial hub.

By February 17, 2015

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Hackers make off with at least $300 million in bank heists

With the help of malware, hackers hit more than 100 financial institutions in 30 countries, says a report released to The New York Times by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab.

By February 14, 2015

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Pirate Bay co-founder Fredrik Neij arrested in Thailand

Neij was living in Laos but was caught by authorities at the Laos-Thailand border. He went on the lam after his conviction in Sweden in 2009 for sharing copyright-protected files.

By November 4, 2014

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Interpol sweep nets 25 Anonymous suspects

Global police agency says sweep in Europe and South America was in response to cyberattacks on government Web sites in Colombia and Chile.

By February 28, 2012

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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 January 28, 2014

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Meet 'Sweetie,' a virtual girl created to target child predators

Children's rights group Terre des Homme creates a computer-generated 10-year-old girl in hopes of nabbing adults willing to pay for a child's Webcam sex performance. Mission accomplished.

By November 5, 2013

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iPhone 5S fingerprint sensor: The end of passwords?

Apple's addition of a fingerprint reader in its latest smartphone, the iPhone 5S, is part of its strategy to double down on device security.

By September 10, 2013

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Coalition plans mandatory net filter, backflips

The cybersafety policy published yesterday by the Coalition included plans to implement a mandatory opt-out internet filter.

By September 5, 2013

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WikiLeaks: Where's Snowden? We're not saying

The U.S. government has had no success in its international efforts to secure the return of Edward Snowden for prosecution for leaking. It's not even clear what country he's in now.

By June 24, 2013

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GhostShell claims breach of 1.6M accounts at FBI, NASA, and more

The hacktivist group says it obtained the records via SQL injection at government sites.

By December 10, 2012