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March 18, 2011
Former computer programmer snatched code for the firm’s proprietary trading platform on last day of work.
October 13, 2010
In the wake of the global economic crisis, many financial firms are struggling to meet tough regulations while defending against both accidental data leakage and a constant barrage of external attacks.
September 30, 2010
Foreigners in the United States on student visas were lured into opening bank accounts to funnel stolen money overseas.
August 06, 2010
Suspect allegedly part of hacking ring that masterminded sophisticated attack against payment processor.
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