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London will house a cybercrime court complex

The court will also help the Court and Tribunal Service move to digitised channels
10 Oct 2017
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Why cybercrime will always need humans

Kaspersky finds robots won't ever replace hackers completely
9 Feb 2016
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Gov 'is not taking cybercrime seriously'

Home Office 'will miss out on top IT talent' with volunteer cybercop plan
27 Jan 2016
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Theresa May wants civilians to tackle cybercrime

IT workers could help the police solve cybercrimes, under new Home Office proposals
20 Jan 2016
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Russian cybercriminals steal $790 million over three years

Hackers take on 1,000 new employees to keep up with demand
23 Nov 2015
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President Obama announces new US cyber-sanctions

The legislation covers individuals or organisations carrying out malicious cyber activities
2 Apr 2015
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Police ‘lack skills to tackle cybercrime’

Survey warns more must be done to ensure cyber security
15 Dec 2014
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UK clampdown on PC hijackers prompts four arrests

NCA-led initiative to stop users of Remote Access Trojans results in multiple arrests
21 Nov 2014
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Police warn of Isis cyber attacks on city banks

Police chief cautions firms in Square Mile to prepare for cyber attack from militants
19 Nov 2014
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Cyber security risk to open source apps set to soar in 2015

Trend Micro predicts uptick in attacks on open source apps next year, in the wake of Heartbleed and Shellshock
4 Nov 2014
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UK Government declares 1/2 of Britons cybercrime victims

Despite this, only a third actually report offences to the authorities, government research finds
22 Oct 2014
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Cybercrime costing companies $12.7m a year

HP has revealed the number of cybercrime incidents have increased by 96 per cent over the last five years
16 Oct 2014
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100 people responsible for world cybercrime, says Europol

Top Euro cop warns of Russian cyber mafia responsible for cybercrime around the world
13 Oct 2014
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JPMorgan attack prompts security fears for 76m customers

JPMorgan Chase & Co confirms cyber attack has resulted in 76 million of its customers' details becoming compromised
3 Oct 2014
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Met Police launches anti-fraud and cybercrime unit

The initiative hopes to protect Londoners from falling victim to a wide range of online crimes
3 Oct 2014
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NATO adds cyber threats to collective response list

The declaration means all member states will act collectively should an attack or threat of attack occur
4 Sep 2014
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US banks hit by cyber attacks

JPMorgan and other financial institutions may have been attacked, although the scope is not known
29 Aug 2014
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Microsoft calls halt to cybercrime ring takedown

Microsoft has obtained a US court order to help smash a malware-peddling cybercrime ring, but web users seem to be suffering
3 Jul 2014
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BT lifts lid on UK-wide scale of DDoS attacks

Attackers are employing effective techniques to bring down companies for days at a time
1 Jul 2014
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Hackers make off with €500,000 from European bank

Organised crime gangs could be behind latest online bank heist
25 Jun 2014
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eBay hack prompts calls for users to change passwords

eBay hack results in password data being compromised, but industry watchers question why it took the site so long to alert users
22 May 2014
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BlackShades malware distributors targeted in global arrests

Global malware initiative cracks down on BlackShades malware distribution
20 May 2014
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NCA lists cyber criminals as major UK threat

Organised crime increasingly looking to compromise UK networks to steal data
2 May 2014