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Entries in 'cyber crime' (16)

'Security breaches are not inevitable,' says specialist

'Security breaches are not inevitable,' says specialist

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A security specialist has said that it opposes the idea that security breaches are inevitable for organisations.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 20th 2014 at 10:49AM
Criminals will have a field day on Cyber Monday if precautions aren't taken, says Barclays

Criminals will have a field day on Cyber Monday if precautions aren't taken, says Barclays

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As this year’s Cyber Monday (December 2nd) approaches, Barclays and Kaspersky are warning shoppers of a rise in online fraud.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Nov 28th 2013 at 11:37AM
UK signs up to online safety initiative

UK signs up to online safety initiative

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The UK government has signed up to an online safety plan in an attempt to tackle cyber crime.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jan 25th 2013 at 1:55PM
TrustGo warns of new Android malware MMarketPay.A

TrustGo warns of new Android malware MMarketPay.A

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The new malware has infected over 100,000 devices so far.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 9th 2012 at 10:28AM

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FBI server shutdown could affect thousands in UK

FBI server shutdown could affect thousands in UK

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Three hundred thousand people could lose web access today as the FBI plans to shut down servers they seized from cyber-criminals at the end of last year.

Helen French
by Helen French
on Jul 9th 2012 at 9:31AM
UK facing 'astonishing' levels of cyber-attacks, says M15

UK facing 'astonishing' levels of cyber-attacks, says M15

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Jonathan Evans has revealed that M15 is working to counter astonishing levels of cyber-attacks on the UK industry.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 26th 2012 at 12:52PM
SOCA hit by cyber attack

SOCA hit by cyber attack

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The Government's Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) suffered a DDOS attack on its website late last night.

Helen French
by Helen French
on May 3rd 2012 at 4:45PM
Intelligence agency warns of serious cyber attacks in UK

Intelligence agency warns of serious cyber attacks in UK

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Commincations intelligence agency GCHQ said in the Times that sensitive data on Government computers has been targeted, as well as defence, technology and engineering firms' designs.

Carly Bailey
by Carly Bailey
on Oct 31st 2011 at 11:14AM

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Met commissioner defends cyber sleuth unit

Met commissioner defends cyber sleuth unit

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The Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson issued a defense of the role of specialist police detectives in tackling the growing dangers of cyber crime.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Oct 5th 2010 at 3:01AM
Microsoft acts to cut down cyber crime

Microsoft acts to cut down cyber crime

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Microsoft has launched a programme aimed at cutting down cyber crime and reducing potential losses from online fraud.

by Nicky Trup
on Jun 18th 2010 at 5:35PM
420,000 scam emails sent every hour in UK

420,000 scam emails sent every hour in UK

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Brits receive over 420,000 scam emails every hour, researchers have found.

by Nicky Trup
on Jun 16th 2010 at 2:36PM
'More diverse' security software needed for tablets

'More diverse' security software needed for tablets

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Consumers need more diverse protection against cyber criminals when using new devices such as tablets, a security software firm has said.

by Nicky Trup
on Apr 20th 2010 at 5:38PM

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'Hobbyist' malware writers decrease

'Hobbyist' malware writers decrease

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Malware is now usually created by organised criminal gangs, rather than ‘hobbyist’ writers, a security software executive has said.

by Nicky Trup
on Jan 4th 2010 at 11:14AM
Cooperation needed in war on cyber-crime

Cooperation needed in war on cyber-crime

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Security firms are claiming more corporate, industry and government collaboration is needed to fight the increasingly sophisticated threats posed by international malware rings.

Andrew Wooden
by Andrew Wooden
on Sep 9th 2009 at 1:42PM
Katie Price UK?s most dangerous online celeb

Katie Price UK?s most dangerous online celeb

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While stories of Katie Price’s love life dominate the pages of the tabloid press, searching for her online could mean bad news for your computer.

by Nicky Trup
on Aug 25th 2009 at 11:34AM
Trojans penetrate online gaming

Trojans penetrate online gaming

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The evidence that online games are increasingly becoming the primary target of fraudsters and criminals has been backed up by a report out yesterday by Kaspersky Labs lured by the ...

by Ben Furfie
on Sep 12th 2007 at 10:16AM