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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - INTERNET

    Hong Kong computers at risk of 'ransom' attacks by cyber crooks, experts warn

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 04:33pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... attacks on systems set to rise "Ransomware" attacks in which cyber criminals hold computers hostage are expected to be a serious threat this year, according to Hong Kong's ... them from other classifications of cyber-attacks last year. "We expect more cases will be reported this year as the encryption methods for ransomware get more sophisticated," ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - INTERNET

    Former USSR internet domain a haven for cyber-criminals

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:51am by AP

    ... Raphael Satter Former Soviet Union domain name has become a major haven for hackers and cyber-criminals The 'evil empire' is alive and living in cyberspace The Soviet Union ... counterpart. The Soviet domain has "lots of problems", Group-IB's Andrei Komarov said. "In my opinion more than half of cyber-criminals in Russia and former USSR use it." ...

  3. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    Rise in cybercrime poses risk for smaller Hong Kong firms

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 01:38am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... software has increased from about 1,000 in 1991 to millions in 2012, while other undetected malware have become tools used by cyber criminals." Hong Kong-based Network Box, which provides ...

  4. Business - China Business - INTERNET

    JD.com on track to top sales target

    Posted Dec 24th 2013, 01:55am by Reuters

    ... large. During a 12-day sale centred around the mainland's equivalent of Cyber Monday, JD.com's turnover reached US$1.6 billion, far less than Tmall and Taobao, which had one-day ...

  5. News - World - INTERNET

    Amanda Todd tragedy causes backlash against cyber-bullies

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ottawa Amanda Todd tragedy sparks online uprising against tormentors, but police in Canada say it is hampering their investigation Bully backlash over teen's suicide A massive backlash over cyberbullying that drove a Canadian ...

  6. News - World - INTERNET

    UK government warns of new online ransom scam CryptoLocker

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 06:38am by AP

    ... that the files will be lost irrevocably unless a ransom is paid, either through Bitcoin, a tough-to-trace cyber currency, or MoneyPak cash cards. Ransoms tend to be US$100 or US$300, according ...

  7. News - Asia - INTERNET

    Yahoo Japan fears 22m user IDs may have been stolen during cyberattack

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Yahoo Japan fears theft of 22m user IDs in attack Yahoo Japan suspects up to 22 million user IDs may have been stolen during an unauthorised attempt to access the administrative system of its portal. "We don't know ...

  8. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    Singles' Day discounts prompt online shoppers to spend 30 billion yuan

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 03:30am by Chris Luo, Celine Sun, Bloomberg

    ... 1 and pledged to slice as much as 70 per cent off some items, including slimming belts and facial moisturisers, according to its website. US consumers last year spent US$1.46 billion on Cyber Monday, ...

  9. News - World - INTERNET

    Germany urges public to stop using Internet Explorer

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 08:49am by Reuters in Frankfurt and Boston

    ... server that was used last year to launch a cyber industrial espionage campaign on at least 48 chemical and defence companies. The victims of the so-called “Nitro” attacks included Fortune 100 ...

  10. Business - China Business - INTERNET

    Steve Jobs inspires Harvard MBA to join China car website Autohome

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... car-shopping websites might be attractive for investors seeking to profit from the nation's expanding vehicle sales and the fact that no country had a bigger cyber population, said Xu Hao, ...




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