News tagged with cyber criminals

Fighting cyber-crime one app at a time

This summer Victoria University of Wellington will be home to four Singaporean students researching cyber threats. The students have been working with Dr Ian Welch, a lecturer in Victoria's School of Engineering and Computer ...

Oct 22, 2014
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Habitual Facebook users: Suckers for social media scams?

Receiving an email that claims you are the recipient of a large sum of money from an unknown deceased relative immediately raises a red flag. These email scams are often trashed or filtered through spam folders. But what ...

Sep 15, 2014
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Seven charged in $6B online money laundering case

Calling it perhaps the biggest money laundering scheme in U.S. history, federal prosecutors charged seven people Tuesday with running what amounted to an online, underworld bank that handled $6 billion for ...

May 29, 2013
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Hackers stole $45 million in bank card breach (Update)

A worldwide gang of criminals stole $45 million in a matter of hours by hacking their way into a database of prepaid debit cards and then draining cash machines around the globe, federal prosecutors said—and ...

May 09, 2013
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Australian statistics bureau systems hacked

The Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed Friday it has been targeted by hackers many times, as they reportedly look to access market-sensitive information before public release.

Apr 26, 2013
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