03/03/2010 - Spanish police arrest botnet perpetrators. Business Week highlights Napolitano's speech at RSA today. Five security tips for BlackBerry users. Congressman complains about abusive TSA officers. Germany's highest court suspends EU counterterrorism law on data retention.
12/23/2009 - The Wall Street Journal stands by its report yesterday that the FBI is investigating a cybertheft last summer or earlier where hackers stole tens of millions of dollars electronically from Citibank.
The underground cybercrime economy may not be as large as some studies suggest, according to a recent Microsoft report. Estimates emphasize the value of black-market-listed goods, but many black-market participants are scammers and don’t really have the goods, stated the report.
07/28/2009 - TJX Companies Inc.—parent company of TJ Maxx, Marshalls, and Home Goods—will pay out $9.7 million to 41 states after hackers stole customers' payment card information in one of the biggest data breaches ever reported.
07/08/2009 - An agreement by banks and credit card companies to share cybercrime intelligence has resulted in the discovery and arrest of two London-based cybercrime gangs, reports the online technology publication The Register.