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Phishing attacks may be coming from your computer

Most phishing attempts come from about 1,000 compromised "zombie" computers owned by broadband customers, and the phishing attacks are likely generated by less than five phishing operations, according to a survey by CipherTrust Inc.

DOJ announces online fraud convictions

Fifty-three people have been convicted and another 103 arrested in a huge US Department of Justice (DOJ) sweep for online fraud and other Internet-related crimes, the DOJ announced Thursday.

CA buys PestPatrol antispyware developer

Computer Associates International (CA) said Monday it acquired PestPatrol, a firm marketing antispyware software to enterprises, small businesses and individual consumers.

Survey: 86 percent of spam from US

Just under 86 percent of spam sent to 1,000 enterprises between May and July came from U.S. spammers, according to a survey by CipherTrust Inc.

Software for a safer world

If you're looking for a better earthquake warning system, or a better way to track lost children, computer science students from around the world have the solutions.

Copying Programs Could be Outlawed

New legislation introduced late Tuesday by a group of powerful U.S. senators would allow artists and entertainment companies to sue creators of products, such as peer-to-peer (P-to-P) software, that "induce" copyright violations.

Net needs law enforcement, author says

The Internet is a "god-awful mess," but few U.S. government officials are willing to take action against virus writers, spammers and other scammers, author Bruce Sterling said at the Gartner IT Security Summit on Tuesday in the US.

Vendors tout WiMax potential

Wireless broadband, including the yet-to-be-deployed WiMax, has tremendous growth potential, but is still years from rollout, according to wireless broadband equipment vendors speaking at a conference Wednesday.

White House attacks P-to-P porn

Members of a U.S. House subcommittee questioned why so much pornography, including some child pornography, exists on peer-to-peer (P-to-P) services, but p-to-p software vendors said the problem is small compared to pornography elsewhere in cyberspace...

RIAA files 477 more file-sharing lawsuits

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has filed 477 more lawsuits against people trading unauthorised music online, including lawsuits against 69 people who allegedly used university networks to download music.

DOJ sweep targets Internet piracy

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and law enforcement officials from 10 other nations seized more than 200 computers last week in an Internet piracy sweep.

Major US ISPs sue hundreds of spammers

Four major U.S. Internet service providers (ISPs) are suing more than 220 alleged spammers responsible for sending out hundreds of millions of pieces of unsolicited commercial e-mail, the companies announced Wednesday.

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