Megaupload founder joked about his 'hacker' past

(AP) -- Two years ago, Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom joked in emails with his new neighbors in New Zealand about his bad-boy reputation before telling them his criminal past was behind him and he was coming to the country ...

Tech exec pleads guilty to insider trading

A technology company executive pleaded guilty to providing confidential information on Apple and other companies, as part of a massive insider-trading probe.

Study finds insiders profit as companies falter

(PhysOrg.com) -- Insiders have reaped substantial profits from increased trading of a faltering company’s stock when the firm is renegotiating its debt, according to a study by researchers at the University of Otago ...

Nasdaq hackers target service for corporate boards

(AP) -- Hackers broke into a Nasdaq service that handles confidential communications for some 300 corporations, the company said Saturday - the latest vulnerability exposed in the computer systems Wall Street depends on.

Insider trading case focuses on Apple's secrets

(AP) -- Federal prosecutors in Manhattan broadened their insider trading crackdown Thursday, arresting four people on charges alleging that so-called "expert consultants" revealed secrets about Apple Inc.'s iPhone and other ...

Artificial Intelligence to tackle rogue traders

As the Credit Crunch continues to affect the worldwide markets the need for efficient methods to combat financial fraud has become more important than ever. Now researchers at the University of Sunderland are working on ...

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