Bahama botnet uses Canuck links to steal Google traffic

Bahama botnet uses Canuck links to steal Google traffic

The Bahama botnet, a sophisticated network of compromised computers that is wreaking click-fraud havoc among advertisers, is also snatching away...

October 9th, 2009 Juan Carlos Perez

TJX hacker Gonzalez pleads guilty to 20 charges

TJX hacker Gonzalez pleads guilty to 20 charges

Hacker Albert Gonzalez, accused of masterminding the massive data thefts at BJ's Wholesale Club, TJX and several other retailers, has...

September 11th, 2009 Grant Gross

New Trojan puts sneaky twist on click fraud

New Trojan puts sneaky twist on click fraud

A new piece of malicious software has been discovered that cheats Google and potentially other search engines out of money....

July 1st, 2009 Jeremy Kirk

Retail banks unify systems to fight crime: Datamonitor

Retail banks unify systems to fight crime: Datamonitor

The rising cost of fighting financial crime in retail banking is driving the integration of systems as previously disparate divisions...

March 26th, 2009 Kathleen Lau

One million U.K. children make illicit online purchases

One million U.K. children make illicit online purchases

LONDON - Nearly one million UK children are using their parents' credit cards to shop online without their knowledge, says...

November 13th, 2008 Carrie-Ann Skinner

Industry will deploy Access Card, says Australian government

Industry will deploy Access Card, says Australian government

Deployment of a national access card will be a job for private industry, not government, according to the federal Human...

June 16th, 2008 Darren Pauli

U.K. government: Three million more data records lost

U.K. government: Three million more data records lost

The U.K. government has admitted that the records of more than three million U.K. learner drivers have gone missing from...

December 19th, 2007 Computerworld UK staff

Reckless data handling could violate ID theft law

Reckless data handling could violate ID theft law

The recently proposed amendment to the Criminal Code that would make "reckless" handling of personal information a crime can be...

November 26th, 2007 Kathleen Lau

Canada’s FreshBooks pilots Amazon payment service

Canada’s FreshBooks pilots Amazon payment service

While Amazon’s new Web service, which allows developers to incorporate payment processing into their sites and applications, is still in...

August 9th, 2007 Rafael Ruffolo