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.
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The financial data of American citizens is set to be open season for spy agencies as the fight against terrorism and cybercrime continues.
Trend Micro's new white paper on the Russian cybercrime hacker underground sheds a little light on the black market for your company's data.
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.
People who know how to control botnet networks, wade through data for valuable information and encrypt data securely highly sought after in today's cybercrime ecosystem, insiders note.
Hewlett Packard concludes that the cost incurred by rampant cybercrime was up 56 percent from last year. Here's a look at the data. Plus, the four most popular tactics.
Hackers associated with Anonymous claim to have broken into systems belonging to the Italian cybercrime police and taken data on the Australian defence agency and other organisations
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.
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.
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.
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.
As sensitive and personal data continue to be collected and traded by cybercrooks, new one-stop whistle-blowing center is step in right direction to tackle cybercrime network, says industry watcher.
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.
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)?
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.
Data theft and breaches from cybercrime may have cost businesses as much as $1 trillion globally in lost intellectual property and expenditures for repairing the damage last year.
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.
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.
Failure to scrutinise log data is putting companies at risk, says Symantec, while the Met Police has renewed calls for greater co-ordination with businesses in fighting cybercrime
The Financial Services Authority has warned that criminal gangs are increasingly placing people in companies to steal data and aid cybercrime attacks
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