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    Feds Arrest 'Silk Road' Investigators

    Former Federal Agents Face Fraud, Money Laundering Charges By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Feds Arrest 'Silk Road' Investigators

    The U.S. Department of Justice has charged two former federal agents with money laundering and wire fraud based on allegations that they attempted to profit from the investigation into the underground narcotics marketplace known as "Silk Road."

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    PCI Issues Penetration Test Guidance

    Experts Debate Whether Advice Goes Far Enough By Tracy Kitten
    PCI Issues Penetration Test Guidance

    Experts debate the value of new PCI guidance for how businesses should use penetration testing to identify network vulnerabilities that could be exploited for malicious activity. Does the new advice go far enough?

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    Fighting U.S. Card Data Fraud Overseas

    Feds Advocate Law Changes to Ease Prosecution of Fraudsters By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Fighting U.S. Card Data Fraud Overseas

    To help take down global "carding" rings, the U.S. Justice Department wants to expand current law so it can prosecute those who commit fraud anywhere in the world that involves U.S. payment card data.

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    Romanian Charged in Multiple U.S. Hacks

    Medical Offices, Retailers, Security Firms Among Alleged Targets By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    Romanian Charged in Multiple U.S. Hacks

    A former systems administrator at a Romanian financial services institution has been extradited to the U.S. and charged with orchestrating an international hacking scheme that included attacks on medical offices, retailers and security firms.

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    Free Defense for Alleged $18M Hacker?

    Prosecutors Say Russian Has Resources to Pay Attorneys By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Free Defense for Alleged $18M Hacker?

    U.S. prosecutors are asking a judge to rescind his decision to provide a free defense for a Russian citizen who faces 40 charges relating to the alleged theft and sale of at least 2 million credit card numbers.

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