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NCS 11/03/11

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National Cyber Security

National Cyber Security


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British police have made a major cyber crime arrest this week.  A total of 13 people are behind bars for their alleged role in a sophisticated banking fraud gang that used malware to help steal at least $4.6 million from hundreds of people.

The United States points the finger at China and Russia when it comes to cyber security.  Cyber-attacks by Chinese and Russian intelligence services, as well corporate hackers in those countries, have swallowed up large amounts of high-tech American research and development data, and that stolen information has helped build their economies, U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded.

Are criminal techniques a good way to prevent cybercrime?  Some experts say the same Trojans cyber crooks use to steal information could be just what’s needed to protect us online.

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