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Computer game company is hackers’ latest target

Computer game company Eidos Interactive recently was attacked by a group of computer hackers, who obtained more than 25,000 email addresses and possibly 350 resumes.

Facebook applications leaked personal information, report says

The world’s largest social networking website, Facebook, has been leaking personal details of its users for years, according to a recent report by an internet security company.

Spam decreases only for a short time after Rustock shuts down

Although the fight against cyber criminals appeared to be going in the right direction as the Rustock botnet was neutralized, the amount of spam has not decreased to the levels many expected, according to a recent report by an internet security company.

Couple sues company for spying through webcam

For computer owners that own webcams, there may be people watching every move they make on the other side of the connection.

Canada experiencing increased cyber crime activity

It appears cyber criminals are targeting Canada as a country for their attacks, according to a recent report by WebSense.

Researchers discover typos leading to malware

Typos are common among everyone, regardless of how technologically experienced a user may be.

Cyber criminals target Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is considered to be the most popular card-giving holiday, but, as expected, cyber criminals targeted consumers with scams related to the day, according to an internet security company.

Android malware grew 400 percent in 2011, study says

Google’s Android mobile operating system is shaping up to be the mobile equivalent of Microsoft’s Windows for cyber crime, with a dramatic increase in malware designed for the platform.

Google Chrome web browsers hacked by security firm

While Google’s Chrome browser has yet to receive a full onslaught of attacks by cyber criminals, a French internet security firm recently discovered the first-known exploit of the browser.

Phishing becoming a problem for companies

The use of phishing emails to breach organizations is becoming more prevalent for cyber criminals, according to a recent report by Computerworld.

Internet security top concern for Americans, says report

For Americans, potential cyber threats are increasing security concerns to their highest levels since the WikiLeaks incident, according to a recent report by Unisys.

The Federal Bureau of…Malware?

Hold it right there! FBI! is a phrase that children use while they play make-believe with their siblings or their friends on the playground at school. Who knows whether the creators of a new string of fraudulent e-mails posing as communication from the FBI are trying to live out a suppressed childhood fantasy, or these scammers have the Federal Bureau of Investigation on their minds because one of the organization's Ten Most Wanted fugitives was just killed.

Financial malware targets all types of businesses, says expert

For companies of all sizes, financial malware by cyber criminals is a dangerous threat.

Fox Network’s X Factor experiences data breach

Fox Network’s television show the X Factor has reportedly been attacked by hackers, compromising the information of thousands of the show’s contestants, according to a recent report by the Daily Star.