The purveyors of the Cryptolocker Trojan have lowered their ransom demands in light of the soaring value of their preferred currency, Bitcoins, a security firm reports.
Microsoft's cybercrime center will feature researchers working alongside Microsoft employees as a focal point for the online struggle.
The FBI has offered large rewards for information that could help catch accused cybercriminals who have been wanted for years.
The shuddering effectiveness of the DNS reflection DDoS attack on Spamhaus this March is a forewarning of a growing criminal interest in the technique, new figures from mitigation firm Prolexic have suggested.
According to a new study by Raytheon, far too few are interested in a career in cyber security.
The British National Crime Agency has sentenced its first offender after an investigation by the agency's National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU).
Police secretly arrested a London-based teen last April in connection with the huge DDoS attack on anti-spam organization Spamhaus.
An exploit for a vulnerability that affects all versions of Internet Explorer and has yet to be patched by Microsoft has been integrated into the open-source Metasploit penetration testing tool, a move that might spur an increasing number of attacks targeting the flaw.
The Swedish Svea Court of Appeal has overturned a verdict against Gottfrid Svartholm Warg for intrusion and fraud against Nordea bank, but has upheld the verdict finding him guilty of hacking IT firm Logica.
The National Security Agency's director of information assurance said the route to "confidence in cyberspace" is to increase collaboration between the government and the high-tech industry.
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