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News 2004-10

October 31, 2004 Law faces child sex computer challenge

October 31, 2004 Online extortion: Internet crime on the rise

October 31, 2004 CAP leader’s computer seized

October 30, 2004 Attorney General lands 10-year sentence against child predator

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott this week obtained a maximum10-year sentence following a guilty plea entered by child predator Nicholas Andrew Fallat, 33, of Irving.

October 29, 2004 Ukraine: Cyber policemen receive government awards

Minister of the Interior Nikolay Bilokon rewarded cadets of High Schools at the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

October 29, 2004 Secret Service busts online organized crime ring

October 29, 2004 ISPs File Next Barrage of Anti-Spam Lawsuits

October 28, 2004 Cyber Crime Analysis-Litigation Support...

October 28, 2004 Police arrest man for internet fraud

October 27, 2004 Child porn threat to betting site

October 27, 2004 Law Improvement: The legal base in fighting cyber crime

Nowadays more than 100 countries (including 60% Interpol members) have no laws regulating fighting cyber crimes.

October 26, 2004 Police Win Award for Internet Gun Tracking System

October 26, 2004 The World Notices the Spyware Threat

October 26, 2004 Internet Extortion Ring Arrested in Russia

October 26, 2004 Internet Sex Surfer gets five years in prison

October 25, 2004 Online fraud 101

October 25, 2004 Cyber crime statistics in Ukraine

The most popular and dangerous computer crimes in Ukraine are: distribution of computer viruses, plastic cards fraud, data theft...

October 23, 2004 Children's department worker charged with porn offences

A 47-year-old man working for the New South Wales Department of Community Services (DOCS) has been charged with possessing child pornography.

October 22, 2004 Child porn business in Ukraine

More than 1 000 child porn films were shoot last years. At that, the main personages were from Slavonic states.

October 22, 2004 Shutting Down Cyber-Terror

U.S.-based ISPs provide web-hosting for terrorists ranging from Hamas and Hizbullah to Palestinian Jihad...

October 21, 2004 Internet scams soar

Investors' losses from financial scams have reached HK$11 million this year while the number of suspicious websites that could trick investors is on the rise, according to the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC).

October 21, 2004 Crooks slither into Net's shady nooks and crannies

Organized crime rings and petty thieves are flocking to the Internet like start-ups in the go-go '90s, federal authorities say — establishing a multibillion-dollar underground economy in just a few years.

October 21, 2004 Pedophile arrested for rape his own 3 years old daughter

27 years old Yuri Khamatov was arrested for rape his own 3 years old daughter. During investigation, police found out that he used Internet for search partners for the girl.

October 20, 2004 Computer fraud unit to be created

The U.S. Attorney's office in Pittsburgh is one of five jurisdictions in the nation that will get new computer fraud units.

October 20, 2004 Intelligence expectations "unrealistic"

October 20, 2004 Cyber Survey Analysis by Willis Points to Potential Exposure Gap

Two recent industry surveys of financial institutions and other large organizations offer insights into what's really happening in the area of cyber crime...

October 19, 2004 Hackers target utilities' control systems

October 19, 2004 Cyber-terrorists, who are they?

Cyber-terrorists could be persons, organized groups formed by terrorist organizations, such as «Hamas», «Al-Qaeda», etc. There are cyberterrorists-individualist, cyberterrorist organization and whole states, engaged in cyberterror.

October 19, 2004 Let's Get Serious About Cybersecurity

October 18, 2004 FBI Wants to Get International DMAs Involved in Cybercrime

October 18, 2004 Ranking network security breaches

October 18, 2004 Zarqawi "pledges alliance with bin Laden"

October 17, 2004 York deputy chief joins child porn task force

October 17, 2004 Phishers are using e-mail to get information from people

October 16, 2004 On-line casino under cyber attacks

English computer security experts assert that number of gambling web-sites attacked by hackers is growing.

October 15, 2004 Law clear on child porn

THE law was clear in supporting child porn charges against 30 people that were challenged by the NSW Opposition leader, Premier Bob Carr said today.

October 15, 2004 Online auction fraud doubles

October 15, 2004 Top Korean Hacker Arrested

October 14, 2004 Phishing costs $20 000 000 for Russian businesses

The financial losses of Russian businesses caused by “carder” reached $20’000’000.

October 14, 2004 Bail for child porn accused

October 14, 2004 Task Force Backs Stronger Enforcement Of IP Laws

October 14, 2004 Dutch business increasingly targeted by cybercrime

October 14, 2004 Former Deputy Indicted For Computer Crime

October 13, 2004 EBay laptop swindler gets 4 years in prison

October 13, 2004 Korean Cyber Crime Unit Trains Foreign Experts

October 13, 2004 Industry warned to tackle cyber crime

October 12, 2004 Australia rocked by child porn scandal

A worldwide crackdown on child pornography has led Australian police to investigate 700 people in this country, whose arrest is imminent.

October 12, 2004 Mass raid upon hackers in Russia

Officers of Russian Ministry on Internal Affairs Department “K” realized operation that resulted to search 40 suspected persons.

October 11, 2004 Gulf Arabs agree to boost security

October 11, 2004 North Korea has a special military squad of hacker-experts

North Korea has a special military squad of hacker-experts, it works on gathering information about South

October 09, 2004 Web of shame

October 09, 2004 NISCC wins gong for its fight against cybercrime

October 08, 2004 Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

October 08, 2004 U.S. House Passes Anti-Spyware Bill

October 07, 2004 Paramedic accused of soliciting Internet sex

October 07, 2004 Huge child-porn library seized

Police believe they have seized the country's biggest child pornography library after 350,000 images of young girls

October 07, 2004 Hacker attempted to steal $ 1'000'000 from account of Custom House.

Hacker was arrested when accessed to computer system of “AVAL Bank” and tried to steal about about $ 1’000’000 from the account of Custom-house.

October 06, 2004 Child porn: principal investigated

A CATHOLIC school principal from a Victorian seaside town has been stood down as police investigate allegations he accessed child pornography on the Internet.

October 06, 2004 Child porn producer sentenced to more than 50 years

A man convicted of producing child pornography for distribution over the Internet was sentenced to more than 50 years in prison.

October 06, 2004 Students Arrested For Illegal Internet Access And Information Theft

Three first-year students and graduating pupil of local gymnasia were using illegal Internet access having a password of the manager of one Brest’s company

October 05, 2004 Program trains cybercrime fighters

October 05, 2004 Florida deputy shoots, kills child pornography suspect

October 04, 2004 North Korea ready to launch cyber war: report

North Korea has trained more than 500 computer hackers capable of launching cyber warfare against the United States, South Korea's defense ministry says.

October 04, 2004 Plan to stop access to child porn sites

October 03, 2004 Citizens Bank warns of fraud emails "phishing" for victims

October 03, 2004 India mulls tough ID rules for cybercafés

October 03, 2004 Dereham firms help tackle computer crime

October 01, 2004 Pornography raids net hundreds

October 01, 2004 Residents fall for Internet scam

October 01, 2004 Computer crimes in Russia

October 01, 2004 Internet check scam

The local office of the FBI is warning consumers about an Internet scam. At least three people in the Tri-Cities area are out thousands of dollars.

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