Someone send you an e-greeting? Don’t open it

Someone send you an e-greeting? Don’t open it
Detroit Free Press, United States – Aug 6, 2007
claiming the card is from a family member or friend,” according to the official warning from the FBI’s Computer Crime Complaint Center.

Lawlessness in cyber space under scrutiny
Legalbrief (subscription), South Africa – Aug 15, 2007
Over the past few days, the world wide Web has been labelled a ‘playground of criminals’ and a ‘lawless Wild West’ by lawmakers who are trying to contain

Trio indicted in tax-refund thefts
Denver Post, CO – Jul 27, 2007
Hysear Randell was indicted on 55 counts, including violation of the organized crime act, theft by receiving, forgery and computer crime. commit theft,

Online Piracy, 3 years Probation
Technology News Daily, AZ – Aug 14, 2007
the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut and the Department of Justice’s Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (“CCIPS”).

Access everywhere business anywhere
ITP.net, United Arab Emirates – Aug 14, 2007
According to a recent computer crime and security publication, 65% of surveyed organisations reported virus attacks, and 52% of those respondents also

St. Matthews man faces child pornography charge
The Times and Democrat, SC – Jul 19, 2007
The case was investigated by agents of the SC Computer Crime Center and is assigned to Assistant US Attorney Dean A. Eichelberger of the Columbia office.

Sharing Insecurities at Black Hat
MacNewsWorld, CA – Aug 7, 2007
“If computer-related convictions have been made with tools that have critical weaknesses, that could make things difficult for computer crime prosecutions.

German “Hacker tool” development put on hold
heise Security, UK – Aug 1, 2007
The much disputed amendment to the German Criminal Code for combating computer crime was approved by the Bundesrat (the upper house of the German

Warning as massive increase in mutating e-card malware detected
SourceWire (press release), UK – Aug 10, 2007
The Metropolitan Police’s Computer Crime Unit reports that these rogue ‘e-cards’ are often the way hackers gain access to computers or find e-mail addresses

SecureWorks Reports 81 Percent Increase in Financial Institution
TMCnet – Aug 3, 2007
Wilson went on to add that challenging socioeconomic conditions as well as a lack of computer crime legislation, makes the allure of committing low- risk,

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