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Silk Road Prosecutors Ask Judge to ‘Send a Message’ In Ulbricht Sentencing

Silk Road Prosecutors Ask Judge to ‘Send a Message’ In Ulbricht Sentencing | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Prosecutors are determined to make an example of Ross Ulbricht---to deter other Dark Web market administrators from following in his footsteps.
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Silk Road darknet mastermind seeks leniency

Silk Road darknet mastermind seeks leniency | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (USA Today) — Convicted Silk Road darknet mastermind Ross Ulbricht on Friday broke his public silence about the sprawling electronic
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Database of 4 million Adult Friend Finder users leaked for all to see

Database of 4 million Adult Friend Finder users leaked for all to see | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
E-mail addresses, sexual orientations, and other sensitive details from almost four million AdultFriendFinder.com subscribers have been leaked onto the Internet following a hack that rooted the casual dating service, security researchers said.
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FCC's Open Internet Order Won't Stand Up To The First Amendment - Forbes

FCC's Open Internet Order Won't Stand Up To The First Amendment - Forbes | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
BY FRED CAMPBELL - Like all other means of disseminating mass communications, broadband Internet access is a part of the press that the First Amendment protects from common carriage regulation.
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Greece’s New Finance Minister: Bitcoin ‘Highly Problematic Currency’

Greece’s New Finance Minister: Bitcoin ‘Highly Problematic Currency’ | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The Finance Minister of Greece’s new radical left-wing government, while at the center of anti-austerity financial policy, is in no way optimistic about Bitcoin, it has emerged.
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China pushes for big jump in Internet speeds - CIO

China pushes for big jump in Internet speeds - CIO | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
China wants to bring 100 Mbps Internet speeds to most residences by 2017
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FBI Hacker Hunt Goes 'Wild West'

FBI Hacker Hunt Goes 'Wild West' | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The FBI is offering a big-stakes reward for an alleged criminal who ranks at the top of its "cyber most wanted" list. But one cybercrime expert asks: "Would you cross the Russian mafia or some organized crime gang for $3 million?
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The EU's Internet traffic jam - Politico

The EU's Internet traffic jam - Politico | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Dispute over net neutrality legislation jeopardizes a deal on mobile roaming surcharges.
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The Untold Story of Silk Road, Part 2: The Fall

The Untold Story of Silk Road, Part 2: The Fall | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
As Ross Ulbricht's online drug empire mushroomed, he became rich, arrogant, and sloppy. Meanwhile, the feds were closing in.
The post The Untold Story of Silk Road, Part 2: The Fall appeared first on WIRED.
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Is Bitcoin Mining Still Profitable? - Investopedia

Is Bitcoin Mining Still Profitable? - Investopedia | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Recent changes in technology and the creation of professional mining centers individual miners are asking themselves, is bitcoin mining still profitable?
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Should Hacking Be Legalized? A Top-10 Hacker Says No - Forbes

Should Hacking Be Legalized? A Top-10 Hacker Says No - Forbes | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Should hacking be legalized? This question was originally answered on Quora by Adrián Lamo.
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Inside the world of Ghana's internet fraudsters - BBC News

Inside the world of Ghana's internet fraudsters - BBC News | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Internet fraudsters in Ghana have their own subculture called the Sakawa boys renowned for partying and conspicuous consumption.
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Skype summoned to Belgian court over failure to share call data

Skype summoned to Belgian court over failure to share call data | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Online communication service Skype has been summoned to appear in court in Belgium after refusing to pass on customer data to aid a criminal investigation, a court spokesman
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Cybercrime poses a potential existential threat to our society, and we're completely unprepared

Cybercrime poses a potential existential threat to our society, and we're completely unprepared | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Our society is like a "digital house of cards."
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There’s an app for that: How NSA, allies exploit mobile app stores

There’s an app for that: How NSA, allies exploit mobile app stores | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
In 2011 and 2012, the NSA and the communications intelligence agencies of its "Five Eyes" allies developed and tested a set of add-ons to their shared Internet surveillance capability that could identify and target communications between mobile...
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An essay concerning how Star Wars illuminates constitutional law

An essay concerning how Star Wars illuminates constitutional law | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Who knew that George Lucas and constitutional law had so much in common?
Evidently Cass R. Sunstein did.
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Bitcoin Is the World's Most Dangerous Idea. Really?

Bitcoin Is the World's Most Dangerous Idea. Really? | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
It's this infinite digital ledger system that has the potential to revolutionise how information is spread online.
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Court won’t force US to divulge secret strategy to cut mobile phone service

Court won’t force US to divulge secret strategy to cut mobile phone service | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
A federal appeals court won't force the US to disclose its clandestine plan to disable cell service during emergencies.
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More than 1,000 firms join IBM to battle cybercrime

More than 1,000 firms join IBM to battle cybercrime | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
More than 1,000 organizations across 16 industries are participating in IBM’s X-Force Exchange threat intelligence network, which aims to provide open access to historical and real-time data feeds of threat intelligence, including reports of live...
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ISIS Hackers Warns US, Europe And Australia Of ‘Electronic War’

ISIS Hackers Warns US, Europe And Australia Of ‘Electronic War’ | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
A hacker group, allegedly affiliated with the Islamic State or ISIS, is threatening to employ an ‘electronic war’ on several nations — including the US, RT
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Bitcoin reg standards raised by first NY trust | IFLR.com

Bitcoin reg standards raised by first NY trust | IFLR.com | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The first US chartered bitcoin exchange launched last week, allowing customers to trade the virtual currency under US regulation
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NSA chief wants action on stalled cyber bills - The Hill

NSA chief wants action on stalled cyber bills - The Hill | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Michael Rogers called it "one of the greatest things" Congress can do help thwart hackers.
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NY Backs Bitcoin Exchange. But It May Not Fly in California | WIRED

NY Backs Bitcoin Exchange. But It May Not Fly in California | WIRED | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Thomas Trutschel/Getty Ben Lawsky, New York’s superintendent of financial services, trumpeted the news with a tweet. “Big day.
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IRS sets up a new cybercrime unit

IRS sets up a new cybercrime unit | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The IRS is setting up a new unit to battle cybercrime as identity theft continues to surge.
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