Google works on malware scanner as FBI issues Android warning

Google's reported to be developing a malware scanner for Google Play - with excellent timing, as the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has just issued a warning about increasing levels of malware targeting Android phones.

Is the FBI winning the war against cybercrime?

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) was established in May 2000 as a partnership between the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Cybercriminals' profits surge

In times of economic hardship, it's good to know one sector of the economy is booming. So hats off to American cybercriminals, who apparently doubled their takings in 2009.