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Feds charge 14 with making ATM cashouts appear like one

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Authorities charged the individuals, all residing in California, with stealing high sums of cash from Citibank ATMs at various casinos.

FBI rolls out round-the-clock cyber crime team

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One of the chief aims of the new program will be to determine which adversaries are behind cyber attacks against businesses and critical infrastructure.

"High" threat alert issued in midst of bank site incidents

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During a week of highly publicized website issues affecting Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase customers, a financial services industry body raised the cyber threat level in a warning to institutions.

Company News: Lancope's new director of security research and more hires

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Lancope has appointed Tom Cross as director of security research, Wells Fargo & Co. has named Rich Baich CISO, and other personnel announcements and corporate happenings.

Selling your pain for their gain

Selling your pain for their gain

HIPAA violations are becoming more common around the nation. To find the source of the problem you have to "follow the money."

Feds issue alert on Reveton ransomware resurgence

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The criminals behind the Reveton malware are using fake FBI scare tactics to entice victims.

Sharing the pie: Threat collaboration

Sharing the pie: Threat collaboration

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Many view information sharing as an elusive quest, hampered by various roadblocks. But Georgia Tech researchers want to tear down these hurdles with a new threat intelligence system known as Titan.

News briefs: Anonymous takes credit for hack, and other security news

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Anonymous, WikiLeaks, DNSChanger, Stratfor, global cyber crime ring...and other breaking news.

Low-hanging fruit in walled gardens

Low-hanging fruit in walled gardens

An individual has no intrinsic, inalienable right to leave his own system unprotected if by doing so he puts others at risk.

America's privacy and security enforcer

America's privacy and security enforcer

The FTC has made major moves this year in its fight against cyber crime, and if enterprises and organizations aren't careful, they may be facing a team of the agency's investigators.

FBI announces cyber personnel moves

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The FBI's cyber division has a new assistant director, Joseph Demarest, who formerly served as assistant director for international operations.

Cyber crime ringleader sentenced to five years in prison

Cyber crime ringleader sentenced to five years in prison

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One of the masterminds behind the infamous "Operation Phish Phry" was sentenced by a district judge to five years in prison for her part in the international ring.

Securities fraud hacker charged after $1 million heist

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A Russian national is in custody in Newark, N.J., facing charges of hacking into the web accounts of several brokerages to initiate sham stock trades that allegedly netted $1 million.

Four-month extension request approved in DNSChanger case

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A federal judge has approved a request to extend the use of DNS servers, giving enterprises more time to remove the insidious DNSChanger trojan.

RSA Conference 2012: Cyber crime's biggest enemy is collaboration

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While anti-malware strategies and new technology may stump cyber criminals, it's public collaboration they should fear.

News briefs: The latest from the Google, Anonymous and others

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News briefs: The latest from the PCI Security Standards Council, Google, Anonymous, Facebook and others...

RSA Conference 2012: Hacktivism forcing organizations to look inward

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Hackvistim is not just resulting in high-profile breaches and data loss, it's also shedding light on the neglect many organizations are showing security.

Fake FBI scam email making the rounds

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A message purportedly sent from the FBI Anti-Terrorist and Monetary Crimes Division is making its way to inboxes, threatening recipients that they will be arrested if they do not reply back.

SC Congress New York: Reach out to the FBI

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Security professionals must establish relationships with their local FBI agents, and relevant information-sharing bodies, as well as have a plan of action before being hit with a breach.

Microsoft wins Rustock civil case, passes evidence to FBI

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Microsoft has prevailed in its civil case against the operators of the Rustock botnet, which in its heyday controlled a network of more than a million computers.

FBI probes possible Murdoch phone hacking in U.S.

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A security and privacy expert explains how cracking voicemails takes little skill.

Magic Lantern: Shining a light on the AV numbers game?

No anti-virus product worth its salt uses the "one malicious program, one signature" model today.

CIPAV: Spy(ware) versus Spy(ware)

Good viruses and trojans? Legal malware? Does (or should) AV detect the FBI's spyware?

Zeus money mule takedown unveiled: 37 indictments in Operation Aching Mule

Our G-men and G-women are going after the bad guys.

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