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1 year 8 months ago

How much does cyber crime cost?

Cyber criminals cost the U.S. economy roughly a hundred billion dollars a year and perhaps as many as half a million jobs. In a report from McAfee, analysts looked at a variety of malicious cyber activities, including loss of intellectual property and information, service disruptions, and security upgrades after...

3 years 3 weeks ago

Air Force Academy wins cyber defense competition

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - The Air Force Academy has won the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. The contest was held Friday and Saturday in Denver. The academy team advances to the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition in San Antonio next month. In the Rocky Mountain regional competition,...

3 years 6 months ago

People seeing more online bullying

WASHINGTON (AP) - Teens and young adults say they're seeing more harassment and bullying online these days. Fifty-six percent tell an Associated Press-MTV poll that they've been the target of mean behavior, false gossip or tricks on social networking sites or in text messages. And most of those say...

4 years 7 months ago

Pentagon takes aim at China cyber threat

The U.S. is warning about the Chinese military's use of civilian computer experts in clandestine cyber attacks repeatedly aimed at American companies and government agencies. The Pentagon says the People's Liberation Army is using "information warfare units" to develop viruses to attack enemy computer systems and networks. Those units...

5 years 1 month ago

Google enlists NSA to fight off cyberattacks

The Washington Post is reporting that Google has teamed up with the National Security Agency to halt cyber-attacks. While the agreement is still be finalized, Google is seeking help analyzing an espionage attack that the firm says originated in China. The series of incursions targeted Google's source code -...

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