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Computer risk report sheds light on vulnerabilities

IBM recently released its internet security and software vulnerabilities report, which found vulnerability disclosures reached an all-time high in 2010.

Hackers currently have greatest access to steal information

A computer security company recently released a report regarding hackers and company vulnerabilities to cyber attacks.

United States lacks cyber security

With all of the recent cyber attacks taking place, some feel the United States is not taking the proper computer security measures to defend itself, according to a recent Los Angeles Times[ report.

South Korea proposes bill for mandatory computer security

In an effort to provide greater protection for the countryâ─≥s computer users, South Korea recently proposed a bill to make security software mandatory.

Cyber criminals taking advantage of Japan earthquake aftermath

It appears cyber criminals refuse to rest, even after the devastation caused by the recent earthquake in Japan.

Cyber criminals continue to target federal agencies

Cyber attacks against federal agencies increased nearly 40 percent in 2010, according to the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team.

Hacker sentenced to 9 years

Jesse William McGraw, hacker and former leader of anarchist group the Electronik Tribulation Army, was recently sentenced to nine years and two months in prison.

Wi-Fi hacking not a crime in the Netherlands

In a bizarre ruling, a Dutch court recently ruled that Wi-Fi hacking is not a crime, according to reports.

Security company attacked by hackers

An online security company, which protects its customers from cyber attacks, recently was the victim of a security breach.

Rustock botnet disrupted

There may be some light at the end of the tunnel in the global cyber war.

Anonymous releases cyber attack plans

The infamous hacker group Anonymous recently announced its plans to carry out attacks on major financial targets.

IC3: Several scams circulating

According to the Internet Crime Complaint Center, there are several scams being circulated by cyber criminals.

Malware creation still on the rise, study says

The creators of malicious software have continued to churn out more and more attack code during the first quarter of 2011, according to a recent report.