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Cybercrime

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Bay Area Security Firm That Revealed Target Breach Details Changing Tactics For Cybercriminals

Crooks have already used the HeartBleed bug to break into a major corporation’s network system. While it’s unclear whether the bad guys stole anything, statistics show cybercrime is on the rise, the crooks are changing tactics, and the playing field has exploded.

22 hours ago

Shopping carts sit in the parking lot of a Target store. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Chase Sets Limits On Customers Who Shopped At Target Stores During The Security Breach

J.P. Morgan Chase is limiting the withdrawals and purchases of its customers who used their debit cards at Target during the security breach.

12/21/2013

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Study Says Cyber Crime Increases, Attacks More Malicious

Cybercrime is up six percent from last year according to a new study conducted by the Ponemon Institute. The results released on Monday show cyber attacks have more than doubled over the last three years increasing the financial impact by 40 percent.

10/08/2012

San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris at a 2008 press conference. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Attorney General Creates eCrime Unit

Attorney General Kamala Harris said the unit will be in charge of identifying and prosecuting identity theft, cybercrimes and other crimes involving the use of technology.

12/13/2011