Facebook donates $250,000 to help fight cybercrime (using money acquired from spammers)

Graham Cluley

Cybercrime investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have been awarded $250,000 by Facebook, for the great work they do helping fight cybercrime – including helping unmask the people behind the Koobface botnet.

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Graham Cluley Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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