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  • Symantec Launches Research Campaign to Help FBI Track Down “˜Bayrob' Cyber Crime Group - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Symantec Launches Research Campaign to Help FBI Track Down “˜Bayrob' Cyber Crime Group

    A security response team at Symantec collected intelligence data to help the FBI track and facilitate arrest of three cyber criminals in Romania that are part of a cyber crime group called “Bayrob.” Symantec said Friday the group conducted computer intrusion, credit card fraud and auto auction scams that resulted in the theft of up […] More

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    Brooklyn Man Pleads Guilty to Credit Card Fraud Involving over $700,000

    A Brooklyn, N.Y., man pleaded guilty today to running a credit card fraud operation that made more than $700,000 in fraudulent purchases throughout the East Coast, the Justice Department announced. Jonathan Oliveras, 26, pleaded guilty to wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. He reportedly had illegally accessed information from more than 2,300 credit card accounts. […] More

  • TJ Maxx Hacker Claims Government OK'd His Crimes - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TJ Maxx Hacker Claims Government OK'd His Crimes

    Albert Gonzalez, the hacker who pulled off what prosecutors called an unparalleled credit card heist, is asking a federal judge to dismiss his earlier guilty pleas and reduce his 20-year prison sentence, alleging the government green-lighted his criminal activities, Wired reported. Gonzalez, who according to the indictment used online aliases “cumbajohny,” “soupnazi,” “segvec,” “kingchilli” and […] More

  • India's Youth Warned of Increased Cyber Crime - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    India's Youth Warned of Increased Cyber Crime

    A police commissionerate in India recently hosted an initiative aimed at creating awareness regarding cyber safety, and in particular to warn girls to not upload pictures on social networking sites to avoid falling victim to cyber scammers. Held in the second largest city in the state of Maharashtra in western India, the Cyber Safe Pune 2010 […] More

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    Credit-Card Crime Up as Unemployment Climbs

    Credit-card crime is soaring to unprecedented levels in the United States, with a 32 percent rise in the amount of fraudulent attempts to buy goods online, by mail order, or by phone in the first half of this year, and a payment fraud prevention company predicts the continuing rise in unemployment and the increasing ingenuity […] More

  • Report: Cyber-Crime Victims Often Blame Themselves - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Cyber-Crime Victims Often Blame Themselves

    A Symantec report has found that a majority of cyber-crime victims blame themselves for the web attack, experiencing a sense of powerlessness and lack of justice. More than 7,000 adults from 14 countries took part in research for the Norton Cybercrime Report: The Human Impact, which revealed that nearly 65 percent of adults globally have […] More

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