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SC hears petitioners vs cybercrime law

SC hears petitioners vs cybercrime law | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court has elected five counsels to argue before the court against various aspects of Republic Act No. 10175—the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012—subject to its confirmation.
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Digital surveillance 'worse than Orwell', says new UN privacy chief

Digital surveillance 'worse than Orwell', says new UN privacy chief | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Joseph Cannataci describes British oversight as ‘a joke’ and says a Geneva convention for the internet is needed
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What Is The Dark Web? - Gizmodo Australia

What Is The Dark Web? - Gizmodo Australia | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The unlisted internet. The Silk Road. Tor. Hidden nodes and shady deals. You’ve heard the folklore about the dark web, but what is it?
The “da...
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Irish security specialist leads ICTTF to combat cyber-crime - SC Magazine UK

Irish security specialist leads ICTTF to combat cyber-crime - SC Magazine UK | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The ICTTF is led by Paul Dwyer to assist nations in the fight against cybercrime.
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All Alphabet's holdings have common names. What could go wrong? | Jess Zimmerman

All Alphabet's holdings have common names. What could go wrong? | Jess Zimmerman | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Google’s habit of naming its companies after everyday nouns could alter people’s access to information by dominating search results
This week, Google announced a new holding company, Alphabet, that will oversee its increasingly disparate industries.
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New documents reveal which encryption tools the NSA couldn't crack

Thanks to Edward Snowden, we're getting a new look at which programs can successfully keep out the NSA. A report in Der Spiegel has shed new light on the NSA's encryption-breaking programs, and put...
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German parliament may need to replace all software and hardware after hack

German parliament may need to replace all software and hardware after hack | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Some parliamentarians are refusing help from German intelligence services, a report said
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FBI launches a powerful facial recognition system

FBI launches a powerful facial recognition system | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The FBI's new facial recognition system lets local police easily identify you. It will one day spot you from your iris, voice and the way you walk.
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US Army website defaced by Syrian Electronic Army

US Army website defaced by Syrian Electronic Army | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Early today, the official website of the US Army (www.army.mil) was defaced by attackers claiming to be with the Syrian Electronic Army.
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Facebook Now Supports PGP To Send You Encrypted Emails

Facebook Now Supports PGP To Send You Encrypted Emails | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
 You can now instruct Facebook to encrypt every email it sends to you so nobody — not even the NSA — is likely to be able to read your messages anytime soon.
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Review: ‘Deep Web’ on Epix Explores Dark Corners of the Internet

Review: ‘Deep Web’ on Epix Explores Dark Corners of the Internet | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The documentary, by Alex Winter and narrated by Keanu Reeves, looks at the Silk Road drug case of Ross W. Ulbricht.
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Judge cites 'privilege' as she sentences 'dark web' pirate and online drug kingpin of Silk Road to life | WashingtonExaminer.com

Judge cites 'privilege' as she sentences 'dark web' pirate and online drug kingpin of Silk Road to life | WashingtonExaminer.com | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
US District Judge Katherine Forrest cited privilege as one reason she handed down a life sentence Friday to Ross Ulbricht, the founder of Silk Road, an online marketplace for off-grid and illegal online purchases.
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'Deep Web' director Alex Winter: Silk Road case wasn't really about drugs

'Deep Web' director Alex Winter: Silk Road case wasn't really about drugs | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Alex Winter discusses how the courtroom reacted to the sentencing of Ross Ulbricht in the Silk Road case. He also discusses his new film "Deep Web."
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China unveils world's first facial recognition ATM|WantChinaTimes.com

China unveils world's first facial recognition ATM|WantChinaTimes.com | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The public in China will soon be able to withdraw cash from automatic teller machines that identify users through facial recognition technology, according to Chinese media.The machines, developed by ...
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Feds Ponder Warrantless Police Access To Internet Subscriber Info: Chiefs - Huffington Post Canada

Feds Ponder Warrantless Police Access To Internet Subscriber Info: Chiefs - Huffington Post Canada | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
OTTAWA — A new administrative scheme that would allow police to obtain basic information about Internet subscribers without a warrant is one option being considered by federa
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Live streamed videos of abuse and pay-per-view child rape among 'disturbing' cybercrime trends, Europol report reveals

Live streamed videos of abuse and pay-per-view child rape among 'disturbing' cybercrime trends, Europol report reveals | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Organised criminal networks are getting away with a “disturbing” and increasing trend of pay-per-view child rape which allows the viewer to direct the assault, according to a major cybercrime report published this week by the EU’s law enforcement...
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Simple Wi-Fi attack grabs BMW, Mercedes, and Chrysler cars’ virtual keys

Simple Wi-Fi attack grabs BMW, Mercedes, and Chrysler cars’ virtual keys | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Remember OwnStar? Earlier this month, security researcher and NSA Playset contributor Samy Kamkar demonstrated a Wi-Fi based attack that allowed his device to intercept OnStar credentials from the RemoteLink mobile application—giving an attacker...
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Meet Darkleaks, a Bitcoin-Powered Black Market for Secrets

Meet Darkleaks, a Bitcoin-Powered Black Market for Secrets | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Darkleaks will let users sell leaked data in an anonymous, trustless environment powered by bitcoin's blockchain.
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NASA is indexing the 'Deep Web' to show mankind what Google won't

NASA is indexing the 'Deep Web' to show mankind what Google won't | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
There is a part of the Internet—most of it, in fact—that is hidden from Google.
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Does Cybercrime Really Cost $1 Trillion?

Does Cybercrime Really Cost $1 Trillion? | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
As the Senate considers a bill to strengthen the nation's cybersecurity, some questionable numbers keep creeping into the discussion.
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Global Drug Survey 2015 shows more people buying online than ever before

Global Drug Survey 2015 shows more people buying online than ever before | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
More than one in 10 respondents say they bought drugs via conventional sites and ‘darknet’ sites last year despite closure of most famous Silk Road in 2013
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China's cyber cops defend protection of citizens from 'illegal information' - The Globe and Mail

China's cyber cops defend protection of citizens from 'illegal information' - The Globe and Mail | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
On Monday, the Internet police sought to portray themselves as helpful uncles, defending their work as keeping the Internet free of problems for everyday Chinese
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The Dark Web may be smaller, pervier than previously thought

The Dark Web may be smaller, pervier than previously thought | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Last week, two hackers unleashed an automated scanning tool on the the internet's deepest layers, known as the Dark Web. This digital underworld is acces
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$80000 in Bitcoin Seized in International Dark Web Crackdown - Bitcoin Warrior

$80000 in Bitcoin Seized in International Dark Web Crackdown - Bitcoin Warrior | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Law enforcement agencies have seized $80,000 worth of bitcoin as part of an international undercover investigation that tracked the illegal selling of firearms on a dark web site, according to a
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Silk Road Creator Sentenced to Life in Prison

Silk Road Creator Sentenced to Life in Prison | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The judge sentencing Ross Ulbricht to life in prison described his actions in creating the Silk Road as "terribly destructive to our social fabric."
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Internet.org: who will actually be making the net gain from Mark Zuckerberg's web? - Belfast Telegraph

Internet.org: who will actually be making the net gain from Mark Zuckerberg's web? - Belfast Telegraph | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
A total of 67 digital rights groups from more than 25 countries have banded together in opposition of Internet.org, publishing an open letter to founder and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
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