UAB team rewarded for helping stop social media botnet and others; Facebook donates $250,000 of money recovered from spammers to CIA|JFR
New security mechanism uses proximity-detection approach to prevent “mafia fraud” attacks, theft of financial information.
Leaders in social networks, banks and law enforcement turn to UAB’s computer forensics team to connect criminals to online crimes.
UAB Spam Data Mine links Internet scam to cybercriminals accused of hacking more than 400 million computers.
UAB creates center for interdisciplinary research and development in computer, accounting and life sciences.