Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section

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The Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) is a section of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in charge of investigating computer crime (hacking, viruses, worms) and intellectual property crime. They are additionally responsible for prosecuting privacy invasions by criminals such as hackers, cyberstalkers, and purveyors of mobile spyware, and specializing in the search and seizure of digital evidence in computers and on networks.

CCIPS has been responsible[1] for:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Department of Justice, Office of Public Affairs, Monday, October 31, 2016, Criminal Division’s Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section Celebrates 20 Years, https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/criminal-division-s-computer-crime-and-intellectual-property-section-celebrates-20-years
  2. ^ Department of Justice, Office of Public Affairs, Friday March 26, 2010, Leader of Hacking Ring Sentenced for Massive Identity Thefts from Payment Processor and U.S. Retail Networks, https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/leader-hacking-ring-sentenced-massive-identity-thefts-payment-processor-and-us-retail
  3. ^ Department of Justice, Office of Public Affairs, Monday June 2, 2014, U.S. Leads Multi-National Action Against “Gameover Zeus” Botnet and “Cryptolocker” Ransomware, Charges Botnet Administrator, https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/us-leads-multi-national-action-against-gameover-zeus-botnet-and-cryptolocker-ransomware
  4. ^ "Organizer of International Securities Fraud Ring Perpetrated Through Botnets and Stock Manipulation Convicted". Federal Bureau of Investigation. Retrieved 19 December 2015.Public domain This article incorporates public domain material from this U.S government document.
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  6. ^ Department of Justice, Office of Public Affairs, Thursday, January 19, 2012, Justice Department Charges Leaders of Megaupload with Widespread Online Copyright Infringement, https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-charges-leaders-megaupload-widespread-online-copyright-infringement
  7. ^ Department of Justice, Office of Public Affairs, https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/more-400-onion-addresses-including-dozens-dark-market-sites-targeted-part-global-enforcement