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Russian man pleads guilty in SpyEye malware case

Aleksandr Panin, arrested last year, was the primary developer of the banking fraud malware, says the U.S. Department of Justice.

Phishers pilfer law enforcement documents from Microsoft

Social media and email accounts of some Microsoft employees were hit by phishing attacks, the company said

Threat forecast for 2014: Ransomware, scams, snoops

AVG has released its security threats predictions for the new year, and the sophisticated attacks that defined 2013 look to continue.

A hacker's story: Mitchell Frost explains his motivation

As a 19-year-old college student In 2006, Mitchell Frost used a campus network to launch botnets against several conservative web sites; here is his story.

Google bets $2.7 million in Chrome hacking contest

After last year's semi-washout, the March security contest will again try to draw out exploits of the Chrome operating system.

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Michael's chain investigates possible data breach

The company has not confirmed a compromise but is notifying customers as a precaution.

Most cybercrime comes from a few core groups, report says

Reports on under-reported Russian activity

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Security researchers yank Target breach information from the web

Did security companies publish too much, too soon on the Target breach?

Malware that struck Target has familiar roots, researchers say

iSight describes the Trojan as sophisticated derivation of older point-of-sale malware.