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Report: Cybercrime causes over $600 billion in damage annually

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

"It is a low risk crime that provides high payoffs. A smart cybercriminal can make hundreds of thousands, even millions of dollars with almost no chance of arrest or jail."

Feds charge 'Fruitfly' creator with hacking thousands of computers

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

An Ohio man faces a 16-count indictment for allegedly creating a piece of malware that spied on victims in order to commit a litany of crimes.

DOJ reveals indictment against Chinese cyber spies that stole U.S. business secrets

by Chris Bing • 6 months ago

Court documents describe that Chinese nationals Wu Yingzhuo, Dong Hao and Xia Lei hacked into and stole data from several American companies, including Siemens AG, Moody’s Analytics and the GPS technology company Trimble.

Banking-focused phishing scheme hits inboxes in wake of Equifax breach

by Chris Bing • 8 months ago

It's no surprise that hackers are actively attempting to impersonate legitimate banking companies as they communicate with clients about suspicious account activity.

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