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Content tagged with Cybersecurity posted in January 2011
Egypt Internet Shutdown Underscores Vulnerability
News  |  1/28/2011  | 
The government ordered the shutdown of the country's four ISPs, effectively blocking all Internet communications during anti-government protests.
Malware Driven Banner Ad Attacks Rising
News  |  1/28/2011  | 
While fake cost-per-click rates declined in the fourth quarter, a new form of impression inflation has emerged, finds online advertising audit firm.
100 P2P Users Produce 75% Of Files Downloaded
News  |  1/27/2011  | 
Targeting the users responsible for the most content might trigger a sharp decline in file-sharing via peer-to-peer networks, suggest researchers.
Botnets, Hacked Credit Cards Selling At Bargain Prices
News  |  1/21/2011  | 
Cybercrime black market emphasizes entrepreneurialism and customer service, with money buying just about anything, finds Panda Security report.
Cybercriminals Target Unemployed To Launder Money
News  |  1/20/2011  | 
Scams promising work-at-home opportunities disguise money mule operations to translate the glut of stolen identities into cash, says Cisco's annual security report.
Hacker Pleads Guilty To Cyber 'Sextortion'
News  |  1/14/2011  | 
California man faces up to six years in jail for charges related to stealing 230 women's online identities to access information from their email and Facebook accounts.
Worldwide Internet Use Approaches 2 Billion
News  |  1/14/2011  | 
Royal Pingdom's 2010 year-end report reveals staggering figures about the growth of social media, email, online video, spam, and the Internet overall.


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