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US warns banks on Libya transfers

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department has warned US banks to be vigilant of transfers linked to Libya’s political leaders, as the international community moves to slap sanctions on top government officials. The Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network told banks to be aware of “the potential increased movement of assets that…

Elite US cyber-squad Vigilant recruits hackers from DefCon

An elite US cyber team that has stealthily tracked Internet villains for more that a decade pulled back its cloak of secrecy to recruit hackers at a notorious DefCon gathering in Las Vegas. Vigilant was described by its chief Chet Uber as a sort of cyber “A-Team” taking on terrorists,…