Category: online scams

Australia to post cyber crime fighters overseas

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) will place members within Interpol, Europol, and Pittsburgh’s National Centre of Cyber Training Alliance to help fight against cybercrime. The agency’s manager of Cyber Crime Operations, High Tech Crime Operations, commander Glen McEwan said the move follows Australia’s agreement to share certain information with international crime-fighting agencies to crack down […]

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Protecting intellectual property higher priority for execs than protecting customer data: survey

Australia’s IT security professionals believe that protecting a company’s intellectual property is more important to executives than protecting their customers’ data, according to the findings of a new survey performed by the Ponemon Institute. The study, Exposing the Cybersecurity Cracks: Australia Part 2, found that despite the fact that there were more known data security […]

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Cost of Cybercrime Soaring

HP research has revealed the cost of cyber crime has increased, with the potential for significant large on going costs if the issue is not resolved quickly. Tom Reilly, vice president and general manager of Enterprise Security, HP said “Instances of cybercrime have continued to increase in both frequency and sophistication, with the potential impact […]

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eWEEK.com sits down with Dave Jevans

Dave Jevans, chairman of security firm Iron Key sat down with eWEEK.com to discuss online security. The discussion centres around how scams are targeting users. Be sure to have a look at the slide show, which shows examples of some of the more recent scams. Check it out over at eWEEK.com

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