Prosecutors filed charges on Thursday against a group of eight people who allegedly helped steal $45 million in a matter of hours through thousands of coordinated transactions at automated teller machines around the globe.
With cybercriminals a greater threat to small businesses than ever before, more entrepreneurs like Lloyd Keilson are left asking themselves who is to blame for hacking attacks that drain their business accounts.
Federal authorities have arrested 24 people in the U.S. and a dozen other countries in what they say is the largest-ever undercover operation targeting the global online trade of stolen credit-card numbers.
The nation’s major wireless providers have agreed to a deal with the U.S. government to build a central database of stolen cellphones — part of a broad effort to tame an explosion of thefts nationwide.
Law-enforcement and intelligence agencies are increasingly relying on information from the Web and electronic records to help solve crimes and evaluate threats, producing a stream of new business for companies that can help them crunch the data.