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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

The TPP is getting closer -- what does it mean for the tech sector?

Despite the apparent nearness of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement, the contents are still largely cloaked in secrecy, with no official drafts available.

Oracle and Google may be headed back to court next spring

Oracle and Google have each proposed dates next spring for a new jury trial in their dispute over Google's use of Java in Android.

RSA Boss Calls for an APAC security rethink

RSA president, Amit Yoran, has called for a complete rethink of security in the Asia Pacific region at the company's conference in Singapore.

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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.

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