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posted in October 2008

Social Networking Growth Grows Business Risks Too

10/28/2008
We've said it before but it bears repeating: social networking can be a valuable business tool. Whether or not you use social networks for work, your employees are using them at work, and the risk of data breaches and other security incidents is growing along with their use.

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Click Frauding Botnets On The Rise

10/24/2008
Around 16 percent of all advertising clicks were fraudulent over the last three months, according to industry watch-firm Click Forensics. That's about the same percentage as the last two quarters -- but an upclick in the number of fraudclicks coming from botnets indicates that things may be changing.

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Counting The Costs Of Cybercrime

10/21/2008
Have we been underestimating the financial costs of cybercrime? Maybe so says a new guidebook from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and The Internet Security Alliance (ISA.) And it may well be maybe so and then some.

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Anti-Social Network: Criminal Web Data Brokerage Busted

10/20/2008
An online members-only marketplace trading in stolen credit card and other financial and confidential information got shut down by the FBI, resulting in dozens of arrests and a renewed law enforcement commitment to chasing economic crimes. Maybe large-scale cycbercrimes and crime networks are going to start getting the sort of concerted and concentrated attention their spread and influence demands.

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Clickjacking: New Cyber Attack Has Eyes On You. Literally

10/8/2008
Got a Web cam and a microphone? You're just the sort of person the latest thing in cybercrime targeting. It's called clickjacking and it allows the crooks to grab control of your cam and mike, watching you and listening to you, as well as working some scary twists on steering you to malicious sites.

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