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Government has issued warnings that UK pays twenty seven billion pounds each year for cyber crimes

Government has issued warnings that UK pays twenty seven billion pounds each yea

Companies that operate in the biotech, pharmaceutical, IT and chemical sectors are the worst affected as stated by a study into the "endemic" by the Office of Cyber Security and Information Assurance.

McAfee: China-based hackers targeted big oil companies, stole sensitive data

McAfee: China-based hackers targeted big oil companies, stole sensitive data

According to a Thursday-released report by cybersecurity firm McAfee, China-based hackers conducted a “coordinated, covert and targeted” campaign of cyber-espionage against some of the leading Western energy firms, downloading sensitive data from their corporate networks.

UK government computers hit by Zeus information-stealing Trojan

William Hague

During his Friday speech at the 47th Munich Security Conference, the UK Foreign Secretary William Hague admitted that the UK government computers were infected the Zeus information-stealing Trojan in December 2010.

Repeated Hacking Attempts Alarm NASDAQ Authorities

Repeated Hacking Attempts Alarm NASDAQ Authorities

A number of attempts were made to hack the computer networks of Nasdaq Stock Market during last year. Federal investigators are still trying to identify the persons responsible for this offence and they are still not sure about their purpose behind doing this.

Zuckerberg’s Facebook page hacked; two new security measures announced

Mark Zuckerberg

In a high-profile breach on the Facebook site, the fan page of Mark Zuckerberg – the founder of the popular social networking site – was hacked on Tuesday. Zuckerberg’s fan page breach came close on the heels of the Sunday hack French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s wall, with a hacker posting a message that the president will not run for re-election.

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