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The Virus Turns 40

(PhysOrg.com) -- Today we have the dubious honor of wishing a happy birthday to the computer virus. It is hitting its 40th birthday, so get out the grim reaper cake and "Over the Hill" balloons. While we certainly won't be ...

dateMar 15, 2011 in Other weblog
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Business booming for cyber criminals: security firm

Cyber criminals are selling stolen credit card details for as little as two dollars each and renting computer networks for spam for 15 dollars as part of a vast online black market, according to a report released Thursday.

dateJan 20, 2011 in Internet
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US studying Australian Internet security program

(AP) -- The government is reviewing an Australian program that will allow Internet service providers to alert customers if their computers are taken over by hackers and could limit online access if people don't fix the problem.

dateOct 16, 2010 in Internet
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Cyber mastermind arrested, questioned in Slovenia

(AP) -- A cyber mastermind from Slovenia who is suspected of creating a malicious software code that infected 12 million computers worldwide and orchestrating other huge cyberscams has been arrested and questioned, police ...

dateJul 28, 2010 in Internet
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