Iran claims computer worm is Western plot to sabotage nuclear program

Iran claims computer worm is Western plot

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran claimed Tuesday that a computer worm found on the laptops of several employees at the country’s nuclear power plant is part of a covert Western plot to derail its nuclear program.

Spy chief says Iran able to fight off worm that hit computers linked to nuclear plant

Spy chief says Iran able to fight computer worm

FBI says cyber-thieves who stole $70M caught with help from Ukraine, Netherlands, UK

FBI says cyber-thieves stole $70 million

WASHINGTON — The FBI and law enforcement agencies in Ukraine, the Netherlands and Britain are tracking down international cyber criminals who stole $70 million by using malware that captured passwords and account numbers to log onto online bank accounts.

60-plus charged in NYC in global computer virus scam to steal millions from US bank accounts

Dozens charged in NY in global computer virus scam

Defense: Case against 3 alleged Madoff employees mired in ‘blob’ of potential evidence

Millions of documents slow Madoff employee case

Oracle sues Google, says Android smart phone system infringes on Java patents

Oracle sues Google for patent infringement

SAP accepts liability in Oracle computer-breach case, but vows to fight $1B damages claim

SAP won’t fight Oracle claims in espionage case

Now aiming to seize control, hackers target power plants as US, industry scramble to respond

New threat: Hackers look to take over power plants

In Ljubljana, FBI says 2-year probe led them to Slovenian creator of malicious software

Slovene police, FBI hail ties in cyber crime probe

Justice Department suing Oracle alleging fraud over software contracts

US suing Oracle alleging software contracts fraud

Cyber mastermind _ alleged creator of the Mariposa botnet _ is questioned in Slovenia

Cyber mastermind arrested, questioned in Slovenia

Slovenian police confirm arrest of alleged hacking mastermind

Slovene police confirm arrest of cyber mastermind

APNewsBreak: FBI says cyber mastermind of botnet arrested in Slovenia, more arrests planned

APNewsBreak: FBI says mastermind of botnet nabbed

Researchers uncover $9 million check-counterfeiting scam using novel technique

Internet crooks craft creative counterfeiting scam

Computers blamed for outages on SKorea, US websites last year repeat attacks but do no damage

Repeat of SKorea, US cyberattacks does no damage

Bernard Madoff’s former finance chief is released on $10 million bail in NYC

Madoff’s ex-finance chief released on bail in NYC

Prosecutors say Calif man hacked into computers to extort sex videos from women, teen girls

Calif man accused of extortion through hacking

FBI: Texas man accused of trying to help al-Qaida referred to terror network as his ‘brothers’

FBI says Texas man called al-Qaida his ‘brothers’

Congressional report says US repeated 9/11 intel failures in Christmas bomb plot

Congress: US repeated 9/11 slips in Christmas plot

3 Pakistani men arrested in Times Square probe include cab driver, computer programmer

Boss: 1 of 3 arrested said he knew NY bomb suspect

Law enforcement identifies 3 Pakistani men arrested in Boston and Maine in Times Square probe

3 Pakistani men held in Times Square investigation

100 Australian police under investigation for forwarding racist e-mails; accused kills himself

Aussie police face discipline over racist e-mails

Up to 100 Australian police under investigation for forwarding racist e-mail

Aust. police face discipline over racist e-mail

Google wins key EU ruling; did not break EU law by linking brand names to fake goods stores

Google wins EU ruling in fake luxury goods case

Computer programmers accused of helping Bernard Madoff conceal Ponzi scheme are indicted in NY

Computer programmers indicted in NY Madoff fraud

Spanish police on trail of another suspect in huge network of virus-infected computers

Spain: another suspect sought in tainted PC grid

Spanish authorities arrest 3 behind the ‘Mariposa botnet,’ an infection of 13M computers

Authorities bust 3 in infection of 13M computers

Washington state man accused of selling counterfeit software over the Internet

WA man accused of selling counterfeit software

Beijing’s trading partners complain ‘Buy China’ policy for tech sector might hamper trade

Beijing’s ‘Buy China’ policy alarms trade partners

Google complaint highlights China-based hacking; experts suggest government, military involved

Google complaint highlights China-based hacking

China rejects Clinton’s Internet freedom speech, says it harms relations with US

China: Clinton Internet speech harms ties with US

Google to end censorship in China, may leave over compromise of dissidents’ e-mail accounts

Google to end China censorship after e-mail breach

Software maker sues China, computer makers for allegedly pirating Internet filtering software

Software maker sues China on piracy accusation