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Cyber crime targets 5.4 mn Australians


September 6th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 6 (IANS) About 5.4 million Australians were targeted by cyber crimes, which cost the country 1.65 billion Australian dollars ($1.68 billion) in the past 12 months, according ... Read more...

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Engineering graduate held in credit card fraud


August 6th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) An engineering graduate was arrested for defrauding a woman of nearly Rs.1.25 lakh in Odisha by hacking her credit card, police said Monday.Saroj Kumar Tripathy, 26, ... Read more...

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FBI to block virus-infected computers worldwide


July 9th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) The US law enforcement agency FBI will block up to 500,000 users around the world who have a malicious programme installed on their computer, it was ... Read more...

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Andhra government websites hacked


February 16th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 16 (IANS) As many as 27 websites of various departments of Andhra Pradesh were Thursday hacked, exposing the chinks in the state's cyber security.The cyber criminals broke into ... Read more...

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Over 380 phishing incidents from January to October


November 25th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Over 380 phishing incidents have been reported in the January-October 2011 period and 508 in 2010 to the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), the ... Read more...

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Katrina tops list of malware-prone celebrity names: Report


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif's name has emerged on top among the most dangerous celebrity-related key words in the Indian cyber space that expose computers to ... Read more...

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35 cyber criminals held in Indonesia


September 28th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 27 (IANS/AKI) At least 35 Chinese and Taiwanese have been arrested in Indonesia for their involvement in cyber crime, police said Tuesday.The suspects were arrested in the capital ... Read more...

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UK becomes biggest target for cyber criminals


May 1st, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): Britain has become the number one target for cyber criminals, according to security experts.The Daily Star quoted the security experts, as saying that last month's huge hack of ... Read more...

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Cyber criminals to target social networks, mobile devices: Security Report


April 6th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Mobile devices and social networking sites are likely to become the next target of cyber criminals, claims Symantec in an Internet security report.Symantec's annual threat analysis warns ... Read more...

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Cyber criminals target Japan disaster donators


March 20th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.20 (ANI): Cyber criminals have taken over social media websites and e-mails to target consumers donating for Japan's disaster relief.E-mails are reportedly arriving in the form of a humanitarian organization looking ... Read more...

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US cyber war defenses not sufficient: Pentagon


March 17th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.17 (ANI): General Keith Alexander, the head of the US Defence Department's Cyber Command, has said the US military does not have sufficient people or resources to defend the country from ... Read more...

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Christian Slater’s death reports are a hoax


February 1st, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Daily Mail has reported that contrary to Internet rumors, Christian Slater is not dead.The actor was the subject of a snowboarding accident rumor that hit ... Read more...

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U.S. Lawmakers To Debate Internet ‘Kill Switch’ Bill


February 1st, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Egyptian government's decision to shut down the Internet in the wake of the civil unrest last week had managed to shed shock waves in nations ... Read more...

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Beware of attack tool kits from malicious websites: Symantec


January 25th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) The latest threat to internet users from hackers is tool kits from malicious websites that attack computers with software programmes, says global security solutions provider Symantec ... Read more...

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Cyber criminals increasingly targeting social networks


January 19th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Cyber criminals are preying successfully on social networks because they are softer targets. Users are more likely to fall for scams sent by supposed ‘friends', according to ... Read more...

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Majority offences in UAE are cyber crimes


January 10th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 10 (IANS) Of all criminal offences committed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a whopping 70 percent are cyber crimes, a top official has said.Cyber criminals are keeping up with ... Read more...

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Vikalp Movie Review: Would You Opt For This Film?


January 7th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film: VikalpDirector: Sachin KarandeCast: Deepal Shaw, Nirmal Pandey, Alok Nath, Akshay Singh, Kranti Jha, Chetan Pandit, Pankaj Berry, Abhijeet LehiriRating: **1/2Vikalp, a low budget Bollywood movie has an interesting story ... Read more...

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The Most Commonly Used Passwords Revealed


December 21st, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are a huge number of people who are getting net savvy with each passing day. The internet has become the hub of technologies. If you ... Read more...

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50pc of Oz workers using Facebook, Twitter falling victim to cyber crime


December 9th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 9 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that nearly half of all Australian workers who access social network sites like Facebook and Twitter have been subjected to a cyber ... Read more...

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Symantec meet to focus on data, information security concerns


December 1st, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Global security solutions provider Symantec will Thursday unveil its vision to secure and manage sensitive information and identities on multiple platforms spanning IT infrastructure."We are showcasing our latest ... Read more...

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Over 460 cyber criminals arrested in China


December 1st, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 30 (IANS) Nearly 180 cyber crimes were solved during November and more than 460 suspects were arrested for their involvement, China's ministry of public security said Tuesday.Fourteen websites were shut ... Read more...

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‘Security-a key strategy for London 2012 Olympics venue protection’


November 26th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): In the midst of fears that the London 2012 Olympics venue could be targeted by terrorists, the British Security Minister Baroness Neville-Jones has assured that providing adequate security ... Read more...

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Cyber threats forecast for 2011 released


October 8th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): A new report has outlined the top three areas of security risk and concern for consumer and business Internet and computer users.According to the report-GTISC Emerging Cyber ... Read more...

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Twitter Hacked? Loophole Found And Fixed, Users Relieved


September 22nd, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Users of the popular micro-blogging site Twitter were in for a surprise yesterday when they tried to log in to their accounts. The users were shocked ... Read more...

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Interpol head’s identity stolen by cyber-criminals via Facebook


September 20th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 20 (ANI): Cyber crime fraudsters reportedly stole the identity of the head of the Interpol using Facebook.Security chief Ronald K. Noble revealed two fake accounts were created in his ... Read more...

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Two-thirds of Internet users fall prey to online crime: Study


September 9th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 9, (ANI): A new survey has revealed that two-thirds of adults globally have been victims of some or the other form of online crime.More than 7000 adults from 14 countries ... Read more...

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One of the world’s most wanted cyber-criminal nabbed


August 13th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) One of the five most wanted cyber-criminals in the world who founded sophisticated internet sites for trafficking credit card information has been detained in France, authorities said. Vladislav Anatolieviech ... Read more...

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3,000 British bank accounts emptied by hackers


August 11th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Computer hackers have stolen at least 675,000 pounds from thousands of bank accounts in Britain using a malicious software, which expert believe the most dangerous virus ever created. About ... Read more...

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One in 10 computers vulnerable to cyber attack


July 23rd, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) A new report says that cyber criminals attack millions of computers every month and infect approximately 10 percent of them. Cyber criminals are increasingly making use of "toolkits" - ... Read more...

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‘Twilight’ fans on net become cyber criminals’ latest targets


July 2nd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Netizens, who are bitten by the 'Twilight' bug and have taken to the web to search for the latest instalment of the vampire series 'Eclipse', have now been ... Read more...

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Proposal For Internet Kill Switch Alarms Many


June 28th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The president of The United States, Barrack Obama, can actually make use of the so called ‘Internet kill switch’ in times of emergency.This ... Read more...

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Porn site visitors ‘at risk of being exploited by cyber criminals’


June 12th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): A study has suggested that visitors to porn sites are at serious risk of being exploited by cyber criminals, as many of the sites harboured malware to squeeze ... Read more...

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One in ten web users putting personal info at risk


June 7th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): One in ten Internet users browses the web without sufficient safety thereby putting their personal information at risk, a new study has revealed.The survey, conducted by anti-virus software ... Read more...

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India tops in originating spam, phishing in Asia: Report


May 11th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 11 (IANS) Hackers have kept pace with India's leap into the internet world, making the country number one in Asia for originating the highest number of spams and phishing, says ... Read more...

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Anne Curtis’ Wardrobe Malfunction Photo Grabs Many Eyeballs


March 26th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Manila, Philippines, March 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The pictures of Anne Curtis' swimsuit malfunction, which had occurred recently during a dance performance for the show "ASAP XV", have since then raged ... Read more...

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