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Anonymous and Operation Icarus

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Earlier this month, infamous hacking collective Anonymous published a video threatening a sustained 30-day onslaught on global financial institutions, naming the operation Icarus. As always, YouTube served as the platform for the announcement, which singled out the likes of MasterCard, PayPal, Visa and NASDAQ as targets of the imminent attack…. Read more »

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Cybercrime responsible for more than $445bn annual losses and recovery costs globally

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A new report from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and sponsored by McAfee, part of Intel Security, shows the significant impact that cybercrime has on economies worldwide. The report concludes that cybercrime costs businesses approximately $445 billion worldwide (approximately £266 billion),with an impact on approximately 150,000 jobs in… Read more »

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