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The FBI and IRS separately this week warned of a couple timeworn but highly effective scams that continue to grow and strip businesses and consumers of cash.
By Michael Cooney | 23 January, 2015 07:08
The FBI today named the North Korean government as responsible for the cyber attack against Sony Pictures last month, saying its technical analysis points to the isolated, Communist country.
By Gregg Keizer | 20 December, 2014 07:27
A former Apple manager who pleaded guilty to accepting kickbacks from Asian iPhone and iPod accessory suppliers was ordered to start serving his 366-day sentence in federal prison in February, more than four years after his arrest.
By Gregg Keizer | 09 December, 2014 03:36
Cyber Monday is the biggest online shopping day of the year, which means it is also the single biggest opportunity for criminals to steal cash, personal information and credit card numbers, and they've got an imposing arsenal to carry out their plans against the unwary.
By Tim Greene | 26 November, 2014 13:45
Many people should be wary of Internet ads, especially for large ticket items, but apparently enough folks aren't. The Internet Crime Complaint Center today said over $20 million has been scammed and more than 6,800 complaints have been logged between June 2009 and June 2014 over rip-off ads.
By Michael Cooney | 15 November, 2014 03:58
The government's insistence, in its dispute with Lavabit, that cloud service providers hand over their encryption keys when asked, has refocused attention on the issue of key ownership and management in the cloud.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 15 November, 2013 11:41
Users of consumer technology and social media reacted quickly after explosions ripped through crowds near the finish line of the Boston Marathon last week, sending out updates, snapping photos and recording videos that officials said could turn out to be critical pieces of evidence.
By Matt Hamblen | 22 April, 2013 10:04
The first half of 2012 was pretty bad - from the embarrassing hack of a conversation between the FBI and Scotland Yard to a plethora of data breaches - and the second half wasn't much better, with events including Symantec's antivirus update mess and periodic attacks from hactivists at Anonymous.
By Ellen Messmer | 10 December, 2012 17:57
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