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India to seek US help in monitoring Web chats

Government says it plans to ask the U.S. how it can decrypt data sent over messaging services such as WhatsApp and Viber, and complain about the lack of cooperation from U.S. service providers in aiding its cybercrime investigations.

December 3, 2013 by

Lax data privacy laws hurt Australia

Australia may be setting a bad example and limiting its options when it comes to providing offshore services due to a lack of strong data protection laws according to the Council of Europe head of data protection and cybercrime division Alexander Seger.

February 9, 2012 by

Tougher cybercrime laws hit parliament

The Federal Government will today introduce tougher cybercrime laws into parliament that will require internet service providers to retain data on customers when requested by authorities across the globe.

June 21, 2011

ISPs must keep some data under new law

Australian telcos will soon be required to retain some customer traffic data under a new law proposed to allow Australia to accede to the Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime.

May 11, 2011

EMC acquires NetWitness, combines with RSA

NetWitness products will become part of RSA's advanced security management lineup, which includes enVision, RSA's Data Loss Prevention Suite and CyberCrime Intelligence service.

April 3, 2011

Data retention not blanket, but targeted

Internet Service Providers (ISPs) will only be required to retain data for targeted individuals who are being investigated for serious crimes under the European Convention on Cybercrime, the Attorney-General's department has told a joint committee tribunal.

March 24, 2011

FBI director stresses cooperation with private enterprise

At the RSA Conference in San Francisco, FBI Director Robert Mueller highlights the importance of a coordinated response to cybercrime, encouraging businesses to work more closely with the government. Mueller assures companies that reporting breaches of security and going through the investigative process can be done with minimal disruption, safeguarding privacy, data, and confidentiality.

March 5, 2010 by

Russian, Euro cybermafia own your data

This report from Verion Business (PDF), as reported in the Washington Post, offers some interesting numbers amid the obvious conclusion that cybercrime is conducted by organized crime.100 data breaches involving 285 million consumer records (think you weren't touched)?

April 15, 2009 by

Google: Spam volume for Q1 back to pre-McColo levels

It took only a couple of months for cybercriminals to catch-up and reintroduce the massive spam volumes that briefly disappeared following the shutdown of the cybercrime ecosystem's sitting duck McColo in November, 2008.According to Google's Postini Spam data and trends for Q1 2009, during the first quarter of the year the spam volume was the strongest since 2008, increasing with an average of 1.

April 2, 2009 by

What really happened to the candidates' computers?

Now that two weeks have passed since the end of the presidential campaigns, it is worthwhile to take a look at what I think should have one of the biggest cybercrime stories of the year. As Ryan blogged the day after the election, both the McCain and the Obama campaigns' systems were compromised by an external party, and this compromise lead to a massive data exfiltration.

November 18, 2008 by

Top 10 security threats for 2008

In 2008 the line between cybercrime and legitimate business will blur, Australians will find out just how many data breaches occur, smartphones will attract malware, and people will decide which group is worse: social networking sites seeking to monetise page hits or identity thieves.

January 2, 2008 by

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