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Online Bullying

- Facebook.com’s antibullying initiative allows victims to report bullying to a trusted person within their social network, such as a teacher or older sibling. As part of the initiative, Facebook has gathered resources about bullying into one location.

Morning Security Brief: White House Announces Cybersecurity Plan, TWIC Fails a Test, and DHS Must Keep Accurate Records

- The Obama Administration launches its new cybersecurity plan, the government's port security credential is questioned, and the government can be held liable for keeping inaccurate computer records.

Canada Becoming Cyber Criminal Breeding Ground

- Canada is becoming a hotspot for cybercriminals.

Online Service Providers Must Strengthen Security to Counter Hackers

- Online service providers need to bulk up on security or risk a major loss of customers.

Social Media Attacks on the Rise

- Hackers are increasingly using social networking sites to spread malware, according to Symantec’s 2011 Internet Security Threat report.

China and Thailand Leaders in Dirty Computers

- More than 60 percent of computers in China and Thailand are infected with malware, according to a new report.

Morning Security Brief: Politics at DHS, Afghan Insurgency, and Federal Cyberattacks

- The Department of Homeland Security's own inspector finds political pressures in Freedom of Information requests. The Wall Street Journal examines the source of UN killings in Afghanistan, and the latest report shows sharp rise in cyberattacks against federal computers. And more.

Public-Private Partnerships Pay off in Cybersecurity

- A broad coalition of business, civil liberties, and internet security groups has issued a white paper supporting the continued use of public-private partnerships to fight cybercrime rather than go in a more government-led direction.

Cybercriminals Shifting Focus

- A new report on cybercrime finds that criminals are shifting focus from Windows-based computers to smart phones and non-Windows platforms.

Justice is Hard to Come By for Victims of International Cybercrime

- Significant legal hurdles make international cybercrime investigations and prosecutions extremely difficult.

Identity Theft

- The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network recently released a report looking at how frequently identity theft was named as the cause of a suspicious activity report filing by financial institutions. See the results of the report online.

Battling Cybercrime Across Borders

- International cybercrime investigations are fraught with challenges, such as gathering evidence that meets court standards in multiple countries.

Cybercrime

- Sixty-five percent of respondents in a Symantec report said they had been victimized by malware or some other form of computer crime. Only 13 percent surveyed said they felt “very safe” online.
 




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