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Infographic: Affordable City Living

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Many U.S. cities have a significant number of IT jobs that have to be filled. How are job seekers supposed to decide where they should look? Obviously, there are a number of factors one considers before deciding where to move. But for most people, salary and benefits are at the top of the list, and [...]

IBM finalizes acquisition of Trusteer

IBM recently announced that it has acquired Trusteer, a global leader in endpoint cybercrime prevention.

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On Tuesday, September 3, IBM published a press release announcing that it has officially acquired Trusteer, Ltd., a global leader in endpoint cybercrime prevention, after entering a definitive agreement with the company on August 15.

Study: Cybercrime costs the U.S. economy $100 billion annually

A recent report reveal that cybercrime costs the United States $100 billion each year.

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On Monday, July 22, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) published a report sponsored by global computer security software company McAfee called “Estimating the Cost of Cybercrime and Cyber Espionage,” which presents first-of-its-kind data regarding the economic impact of cyber crime.

FDA warns of cyber attacks on medical device manufacturers

The FDA has warned hospitals and medical device manufacturers about the dangers of cyber attacks.

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On June 13, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an alert warning “medical device manufacturers, hospitals, medical device user facilities, health care IT and procurements staff and biomedical engineers” about the risk of cyber attacks, encouraging them to ensure that their computer systems are secure.

International cybercriminal ​charged in a 23-count indictment

Hamza Bendelladj has been extradited from Thailand to the United States, where he faces 23 charges related to his alleged cyber crimes.

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In a May 3 statement, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Hamza Bendelladj, an Algerian man suspected for his involvement in creating, controlling and distributing a harmful computer virus known as SpyEye, was extradited from Thailand to the United States, where he faces nearly two dozen charges for his alleged crimes.