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Hackers deface 49 US House of Reps websites

Hackers deface 49 US House of Reps websites

Anti-Obama message posted.
Jan 29 2010 11:35AM
IBM to open BI centre to tackle cybercrime

IBM to open BI centre to tackle cybercrime

New business intelligence centres planned for Washington and London.
Oct 27 2009 10:47AM
Mass attacks on government and financial sites continue

Mass attacks on government and financial sites continue

Researchers remain unsure of the source of an ongoing distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack that is affecting a number of US and South Korean government websites, along with financial institutions, such as the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ sites, as well as various military sites and the Washington Post.
Jul 9 2009 11:22AM
Issues in electronic voting machine security

Issues in electronic voting machine security

A number of recent studies have highlighted the security concerns over e-voting machines.
Oct 31 2008 2:03PM
Microsoft targets spammers in legal blitz

Microsoft targets spammers in legal blitz

Reports suggest that today may be a bad day for Washington scammers.
Sep 30 2008 9:30AM
Fake anti-spyware firm settles Washington state suit

Fake anti-spyware firm settles Washington state suit

Secure Computer, a New York-based firm accused of selling a spyware cleaner after duping consumers with a fake PC scan and pop-up advertisements, has settled a lawsuit brought by Washington state.
Dec 5 2006 3:13PM
Washington AG targets Movieland.com in spyware case

Washington AG targets Movieland.com in spyware case

Washington state's legal team announced that it is gunning for a movie download service that flooded consumers with spyware ads demanding payment for services they never signed up for.
Aug 15 2006 8:48PM
N.H. man settles spyware suit with Washington state, pays $2,000

N.H. man settles spyware suit with Washington state, pays $2,000

A New Hampshire man who used the Microsoft name in advertisements to trick customers into purchasing ineffective spyware software reached a settlement this week with Washington state.
Jun 8 2006 10:08PM
Washington state settles school spam case

Washington state settles school spam case

Washington state has settled a lawsuit with two Californian spammers accused of bombarding the Seattle School District and other organizations with junk email.
May 24 2006 12:25PM
New York man settles with Washington State in spyware case

New York man settles with Washington State in spyware case

A New York man who allowed his name to be used as an alias in business conducted by a company accused of violating Washington state’s computer spyware law has reached a settlement with the state attorney general’s office.
May 9 2006 10:07PM
Oregon man fined 84K under Washington anti-spyware law

Oregon man fined 84K under Washington anti-spyware law

An Oregon man was fined $84,000 for fraudulently marketing anti-spyware software on the internet.
Apr 19 2006 7:33PM
Washington has a new champion

Washington has a new champion

Dave Cullinane, SC’s CSO of the Year, tells Illena Armstrong why infosec professionals need to be at the center of decision-making – and the best way to kill phishing sites
Mar 16 2005 3:52PM
Washington State boosts email defenses

Washington State boosts email defenses

Following a series of crippling attacks, Washington State University has implemented new systems to keep out email viruses and spam.
Aug 27 2004 1:54PM
Computer hacker disrupts Washington water utility

Computer hacker disrupts Washington water utility

The FBI has announced that it has traced a hacker who disrupted business operations at the Neton-Washington water association to Sri Lanka.
Mar 1 2004 1:25PM
Washington gets tough

Washington gets tough

What can the private sector learn from the government’s ramped-up IT security? Plenty, says Jerry Harold
Jan 13 2004 4:32PM

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