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Post-patch, US-CERT continues call to disable Java plug-in

Post-patch, US-CERT continues call to disable Java plug-in | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Even though Oracle patched critical Java vulnerabilities on Monday, the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) is still urging users to disable Java browser plug-ins.
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Operation Darknet

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Operation Darknet (also known as #OpDarknet) refers to a series of Anonymous DDoS attacks on Lolita City, a child porn sharing site that is anonymously accessible via encryption services.
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First draft of 'internet bill of rights' revealed in Italy - ZDNet

First draft of 'internet bill of rights' revealed in Italy - ZDNet | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
An early version of the document puts anonymity, privacy, and net neutrality at the heart of Italian web users' rights - but not everyone's happy.
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Malware analysts tell crooks to shape up and write decent code - Register

Malware analysts tell crooks to shape up and write decent code - Register | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Who writes their own crypto these days? Seriously!
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Over 800 Payment Terminals in Romania Now Sell Bitcoin

Over 800 Payment Terminals in Romania Now Sell Bitcoin | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
People in Romania can now buy bitcoin from nearly 800 terminals operated by ZebraPay across the country.
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Europol Says Most Cybercrime Kingpins Are From Russia - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Europol Says Most Cybercrime Kingpins Are From Russia - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The head of Europol's Cybercrime Center has said there are "around 100" cybercriminal kingpins behind global cybercrime, the majority of who are located in the Russian-speaking world.
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The Bitcoin Selloff Continues

The Bitcoin Selloff Continues | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Bitcoin, the best-known cryptocurrency, recently slipped under the $400 mark, a former price floor that some viewed as a bulwark against further price pressure.
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FBI's facial recognition program hits 'full operational capability'

FBI's facial recognition program hits 'full operational capability' | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Next Generation Identification System, a biometric database reliant on tens of millions of facial-recognition records, is now fully operational, the agency announced Monday.
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The Latest Victim Of Cyber Identity Theft Is The Creator Of Bitcoin - Forbes

The Latest Victim Of Cyber Identity Theft Is The Creator Of Bitcoin - Forbes | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The Latest Victim Of Cyber Identity Theft Is The Creator Of Bitcoin
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When it comes to cyber identity protection, few can beat Satoshi Nakamoto.
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Suspected child abuse fugitive caught by facial recognition after 14 years

Suspected child abuse fugitive caught by facial recognition after 14 years | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Neil Stammer spent 14 years on the run under a false name, but an FBI trial of facial recognition technology connected his fake passport to a 1999 photo.
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You learn something new every day: MIT's best Bitcoin innovators crowned - BetaBoston

You learn something new every day: MIT's best Bitcoin innovators crowned - BetaBoston | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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The official start of the MIT Bitcoin Project, where each student will receive $100 in the crypto-currency, is fast approaching.
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Facebook confirms facial recognition feature in Europe for US pals - TrustedReviews

Facebook confirms facial recognition feature in Europe for US pals - TrustedReviews | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
TechCrunch Facebook confirms facial recognition feature in Europe for US pals TrustedReviews Facebook has risked re-opening the facial recognition debate, by allowing users in Europe to use its 'tag suggest' technology to identify their friends in...
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Chinese institute developing facial recognition system for online purchases - Biometric Update

Chinese institute developing facial recognition system for online purchases - Biometric Update | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Chinese institute developing facial recognition system for online purchases Biometric Update Researchers at the Chongqing Institute of Green and Intelligent Technology in China are currently developing a facial recognition payment system that...
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Online Anonymity Will Soon Be The Only Kind We Have

Online Anonymity Will Soon Be The Only Kind We Have | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
 Anonymity: it’s all the rage–Whisper, Secret–and it’s rage-inducing. A Brazilian court has ruled that Secret must be removed from app stores there, and existing installs remotely wiped.
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US consumer group asks Google to import Europe's right to be forgotten - ZDNet

US consumer group asks Google to import Europe's right to be forgotten - ZDNet | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Is this the beginning of right to be forgotten headaches for Google in the US?
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Government to consult on new Peer-to-Peer lending ISA - BBC News

Government to consult on new Peer-to-Peer lending ISA - BBC News | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The government is to consult on a new tax free individual savings account (ISA) for people who lend money direct to borrowers over the the internet using Peer-to-Peer lending sites.
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Russia's Startups Seek Refuge Abroad Under Threat of Bitcoin Ban

Russia's Startups Seek Refuge Abroad Under Threat of Bitcoin Ban | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
CoinDesk speaks with Russian entrepreneurs who have had to shift market focus following government threats of bitcoin prohibition.
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Twitter, the FBI, and cloud computing: The disclosure dilemma - InfoWorld

Twitter, the FBI, and cloud computing: The disclosure dilemma - InfoWorld | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Twitter sues the FBI over data gathering, with major implications for cloud computing
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Bank details among personal data on 'dark web' - Leamington Observer

Bank details among personal data on 'dark web' - Leamington Observer | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Leamington latest news, PERSONAL information on thousands of Warwick and Leamington residents is available to criminals on the internet
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Bitcoin Breaks New Ground With First Regulator-Approved Swap - CFO Magazine

Bitcoin Breaks New Ground With First Regulator-Approved Swap - CFO Magazine | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Futures Magazine Bitcoin Breaks New Ground With First Regulator-Approved Swap CFO Magazine TeraExchange said it had worked with CFTC over the past six months to make sure the swap, and the price index it created to gauge the value of bitcoin,...
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Silk Road site's CAPTCHA led FBI to main servers - CSO Magazine

Silk Road site's CAPTCHA led FBI to main servers - CSO Magazine | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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Silk Road site's CAPTCHA led FBI to main servers
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Individuals can use The Onion Router (Tor) network to anonymise their activity on the web, which can be done by using a Tor browser.
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FBI’s Story of Finding Silk Road’s Server Sounds a Lot Like Hacking

FBI’s Story of Finding Silk Road’s Server Sounds a Lot Like Hacking | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
To hear the FBI tell it, tracking down the secret server behind the billion-dollar drug market known as the Silk Road was as easy as knocking on a door.
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Tor: Explaining the network that makes web use anonymous - BBC News

Tor: Explaining the network that makes web use anonymous - BBC News | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Tor: Explaining the network that makes web use anonymous
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Concerns about internet surveillance have led some people to an online network that allows them to browse the web without fear of being traced.
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GM reportedly ready to introduce facial recognition tech in cars - Fox News

GM reportedly ready to introduce facial recognition tech in cars - Fox News | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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GM reportedly ready to introduce facial recognition tech in cars
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... controls and be used as a security system, allowing the vehicle to be started only by authorized individuals who are authenticated through facial recognition.
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Facebook said to bring back some face-recognition features in the EU - Engadget

Facebook said to bring back some face-recognition features in the EU - Engadget | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Facebook said to bring back some face-recognition features in the EU
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In the past, European data authorities haven't been very receptive of Facebook's facial-recognition software. But it looks like that might be changing soon.
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How Siri’s Founders Could Have Built The Next Google

How Siri’s Founders Could Have Built The Next Google | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
 Editor’s note: Dan Kaplan helps startups tell their stories. He’s done marketing for Twilio, Asana, and Salesforce and blogs about marketing, growth, and storytelling at Threadling.
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