By Tom Fontaine
A key to reducing cyber crime is getting victims — often major corporations — to cooperate with authorities, two top federal law enforcement officials said on Wednesday during visits to Pittsburgh.
Assistant Attorney General for National Security John P. Carlin said investigators don’t just need to know how cyber criminals breached a system.
Pittsburgh figures prominently in the global war on cyber crime. Chinese military hackers are accused of targeting some of its biggest companies, and some of the world’s top cyber sleuths are based here, helping to bring indictments against the military hackers and bring down two Russian-based cyber crime schemes accused of stealing more than $100 million worldwide, officials said