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Microsoft and Symantec Take Down Bamital Botnet That Hijacks Online Searches - The Official Microsoft Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

Microsoft and Symantec Take Down Bamital Botnet That Hijacks Online Searches - The Official Microsoft Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
News and Perspective covering the top stories, events and activities from Microsoft. The content for this blog includes the official information and stories from all of Microsoft's primary businesses.
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North Korea suffers internet blackout – reports

North Korea suffers internet blackout – reports | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Connectivity problems not immediately linked to US threats of retribution over Sony Pictures hackingNorth Korea is experiencing widespread internet outages, with one expert saying the country’s online access is “totally down.” It is not immediately...
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After Silk Road takedowns, Dark Web drug sites still thriving - Ars Technica

After Silk Road takedowns, Dark Web drug sites still thriving - Ars Technica | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Evolution sells drugs, guns, and more—but no "services related to murder."
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Why Bitcoin Apps and Bitcoin Speculators Need Each Other

Why Bitcoin Apps and Bitcoin Speculators Need Each Other | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Speculation about bitcoin's price is healthy, and it's the speculators who provide liquidity for miners and app development in the industry.
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US net neutrality campaign enables foreign governments' Internet control - The Hill (blog)

US net neutrality campaign enables foreign governments' Internet control - The Hill (blog) | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Countries will look to FCC claims of regulatory authority as justification for their actions.
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Google must free us from 'invisible web of our personal data' – DPA - The Register

Google must free us from 'invisible web of our personal data' – DPA - The Register | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
And NOT using the fine print, say Dutch watchdogs
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Explained: how tech companies plan to stop paedophiles sharing child pornography - Telegraph

Explained: how tech companies plan to stop paedophiles sharing child pornography - Telegraph | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The Government has announced new technical solutions to prevent paedophiles from sharing explicit images online. But how do they work?
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Bitcoin: more accepted, but less used

Bitcoin: more accepted, but less used | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
After skyrocketing to more than a thousand dollars in price late last year and attracting global attention, bitcoin, the leading digital currency, has stalled.
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Bitcoin Price Weekend Summary - CryptoCoinsNews

Bitcoin Price Weekend Summary - CryptoCoinsNews | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
We are getting quite close to a significant time frame in Bitcoin price history.  We have discussed in some detail over the past few days how the days just before Christmas are identified as an energetic time by a large number of Fibonacci accordions. ...
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The Pirate Bay HAS NOT Been Resurrected - YET | TorrentFreak

The Pirate Bay HAS NOT Been Resurrected - YET | TorrentFreak | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The Pirate Bay has been down for less than a day and already the rumor machine is firing on all cylinders.
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THE NEXT LEVEL FOR BITCOIN ENTREPRENEURS: UNDERSTANDING MONEY, SAYS FINANCIER LAWRENCE LENIHAN

THE NEXT LEVEL FOR BITCOIN ENTREPRENEURS: UNDERSTANDING MONEY, SAYS FINANCIER LAWRENCE LENIHAN | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
THE NEXT LEVEL FOR BITCOIN ENTREPRENEURS: UNDERSTANDING MONEY, SAYS FINANCIER LAWRENCE LENIHAN   “Fiat” is a dirty word in the Bitcoin world, and perhaps that’s not the best thing, insinuated ...
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U.S. Marshals Complete Second Auction Of Silk Road Bitcoin - TechCrunch

U.S. Marshals Complete Second Auction Of Silk Road Bitcoin - TechCrunch | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The U.S. Marshals Service has completed the second auction of bitcoin seized from the original Silk Road. The auction, consisting of 50,000 BTC, is the latest..
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From Aereo to 'Tor routers': The tech that died in 2014 - ZDNet

From Aereo to 'Tor routers': The tech that died in 2014 - ZDNet | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Not all tech is created equally. Even when products or services meet their demise, they’re not even killed off equally. Here’s what we saw the end of this year.
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WTF, Russia's domestic Internet traffic mysteriously passes through China - Ars Technica

WTF, Russia's domestic Internet traffic mysteriously passes through China - Ars Technica | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Unexplained diversion underscores insecurity of Net's global routing system.
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Cybercrime group steals millions from Russian banks, targets US and European ... - PCWorld

Cybercrime group steals millions from Russian banks, targets US and European ... - PCWorld | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The group compromised computer networks and ATMs operated by financial institutions, as well as point-of-sale terminals
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Bitcoin entrepreneur sentenced to two years in prison - USA TODAY

Bitcoin entrepreneur sentenced to two years in prison - USA TODAY | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
A leading bitcoin entrepreneur pleaded guilty Thursday in New York to illegally helping a dealer sell $1 million in bitcoins to customers on Silk Road, a Dark Web site where users could anonymously buy and...
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Obama: North Korea hack 'cyber-vandalism,' not 'act of war' - Washington Post (blog)

Obama: North Korea hack 'cyber-vandalism,' not 'act of war' - Washington Post (blog) | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The president also draws criticism from some Republicans over his overall response to the hack.
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Bitcoin: What to expect in 2015 - CNBC

Bitcoin: What to expect in 2015 - CNBC | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Bitcoin had a wild ride over the past two years, with prices driven by speculation, investment and government regulation, and investors should expect nothing less in 2015.
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PhotoDNA Lets Google, FB and Others Hunt Down Child ...

PhotoDNA Lets Google, FB and Others Hunt Down Child ... | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Working closely with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's Cybertipline Child Victim Identification Program, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Bing, OneDrive and a number of other high profile sites use PhotoDNA ...
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The Invasion Of Wearables In The Workforce

The Invasion Of Wearables In The Workforce | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
 Wearables have hit the market like a hailstorm. From watches to glasses, headgear to belts, to all assortments of chips and sensors built into clothes and accessories – this market doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon.
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Instead of Fighting Bitcoin, the US Could Make Its Own Digital Currency | WIRED

Instead of Fighting Bitcoin, the US Could Make Its Own Digital Currency | WIRED | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
A Georgetown University professor thinks that the US Government should issue its own crypto currency.
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Spain Versus the Internet - The New Yorker

Spain Versus the Internet - The New Yorker | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Internet-freedom advocates are concerned about a law requiring publishers to charge any aggregation service that reposts passages from their articles.
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THE NEXT LEVEL FOR BITCOIN ENTREPRENEURS: UNDERSTANDING MONEY, SAYS FINANCIER LAWRENCE LENIHAN

THE NEXT LEVEL FOR BITCOIN ENTREPRENEURS: UNDERSTANDING MONEY, SAYS FINANCIER LAWRENCE LENIHAN | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
THE NEXT LEVEL FOR BITCOIN ENTREPRENEURS: UNDERSTANDING MONEY, SAYS FINANCIER LAWRENCE LENIHAN   “Fiat” is a dirty word in the Bitcoin world, and perhaps that’s not the best thing, insinuated ...
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Is the Darknet a glimpse into the web of the future?

Is the Darknet a glimpse into the web of the future? | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
An art project from the !Mediengruppe Bitnik art collective called "The Random Darknet Shopper" is buying items off Agora using Bitcoins.
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California to Debate Bitcoin Regulation at December Meeting

California to Debate Bitcoin Regulation at December Meeting | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
California's Department of Business Oversight will hold a meeting this month to determine if the agency should regulate bitcoin businesses.
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Silk Road, other Tor “darknet” sites may have been “decloaked” through DDoS

Silk Road, other Tor “darknet” sites may have been “decloaked” through DDoS | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Crafted Web requests may have caused servers to give up their locations.
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