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'Dark' Coins Rising

Last week, U.S. Marshals sold off another 50,000 Bitcoins that used to belong to Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht -- a.k.a. "Dream Pirate Roberts." Ulbricht was found guilty on all accounts last month, and faces up to life in prison.

The Cybercrime Economy Personified

While the Center for Strategic & International Studies and McAfee estimated the annual cost to the global economy from cybercrime at $375 billion conservatively and $575 billion maximally as of June 2014, at least one expert stands by cost figures that are many times those numbers.

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Computerworld Tech Update: 02 - 06 December, 2013

In this roundup of tech news from ComputerWorld for the week 02 - 06 December, 2013, we talk about Amazon Drone, Twitter fake followers, Indian Smartphone market, Botnet and Google's Compute Engine.

Computerworld Tech Update: 28 - 31 Oct, 2013

In this roundup of tech news for the week 28 - 31 October, 2013 we talk about Infosys, Dell, cyber crime and enterprise cloud.

Oracle vs. Google: Larry Ellison Arrives for Testimony

Day two of the trial between Oracle and Google is underway in San Francisco.

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News

No Takers for Nokia’s Ghost Plant in Chennai

They came, they saw, and they walked away. That seems to be the story of Nokia’s unsuccessful attempt to sell its Chennai mobile manufacturing plant, which has been frozen over the Rs 21,000 crore tax dispute. 

Feds slap PayPal with $25 million fine over credit service

The nation's financial consumer protection watchdog has ordered PayPal to cough up US$25 million in fines for deceptive practices around the company's credit service, which included signing up customers for the service without their consent.

Malicious Adware more than Doubled Last Year

The amount of malicious adware more than doubled last year as cybercriminals adjust their strategy in the wake of better security elsewhere, according to a new malware report from G Data Software.

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Opinion

Into Malware? Time to Play in the Cuckoo Sandbox

Have a taste for tearing apart malware? Then you have probable played with Cuckoo Sandbox. If not, it is really time to take a poke at it.

Everything You Know About Enterprise Security Is Wrong

Whether you're talking about your network, your company's building or your home, a perimeter approach to security is no longer adequate. As McAfee discussed at this week's RSA Conference, you can't provide physical or electronic security simply by trying to prevent authorized access -- you have to rethink all types to security to protect data and lives.

McAfee Offers Global Response to Nationalized Malware

In medieval times, kings let barbarians break down the castle gates but made sure they paid the price once they got inside. McAfee's approach to security takes a similar approach -- since data breaches are inevitable, companies should worry less about the perimeter and more on catching the bad guys in the act.

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