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Researchers pinpoint the source of Internet spam | SmartPlanet

Researchers pinpoint the source of Internet spam | SmartPlanet | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Ever wondered where the messages filling up your spam folder come from?
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How Facebook and Twitter changed missing child searches

How Facebook and Twitter changed missing child searches | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it

Every second counts when a child disappears and social media sites can help speed up investigations

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Ukraine Power Grid Hack Was a Coordinated Effort, Analysts Say

Ukraine Power Grid Hack Was a Coordinated Effort, Analysts Say | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it

The hackers also bombarded call centers in an attempt to stop customers from reporting the outage.

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DOJ won’t help FCC fight state laws that harm municipal broadband

DOJ won’t help FCC fight state laws that harm municipal broadband | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
President Obama announces the nomination of Rep. Melvin Watt, left, as Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and Tom Wheeler, right, as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), on May 1, 2013.
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California Legislators – Protecting Consumer Privacy and Opposing Bitcoin Bill - Inside Bitcoins

California Legislators – Protecting Consumer Privacy and Opposing Bitcoin Bill - Inside Bitcoins | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Bitcoin news and the leading bitcoin conferences in the world
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New York Bitcoin Industry Recovering After BitLicence Fallout » Brave New Coin

New York Bitcoin Industry Recovering After BitLicence Fallout » Brave New Coin | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
itBit received it’s Trust Charter in May this year, which made the company the first Bitcoin Exchange to operate as a Trust Company in New York State.
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ICANN Struggles to Retain its Power as the Internet's Czar Faces a Coup - The Wire

ICANN Struggles to Retain its Power as the Internet's Czar Faces a Coup - The Wire | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The Wire ICANN Struggles to Retain its Power as the Internet's Czar Faces a Coup The Wire If you were Alice and the Internet was Wonderland, then the title of the Queen of Hearts would be reserved for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and...
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Facebook case may force European firms to change data storage practices

Facebook case may force European firms to change data storage practices | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Changes may be required after European court advocate general accuses US intelligence services of ‘mass, indiscriminate surveillance’ European companies may have to review their widespread practice of storing digital data with US internet companies...
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Hack Brief: Malware Sneaks Into the Chinese iOS App Store | WIRED

Hack Brief: Malware Sneaks Into the Chinese iOS App Store | WIRED | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The malware itself is not concerning, but the way in which it got past Apple's screening process is significant.
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FBI agent urges firms to create cyber attack plans - V3.co.uk

FBI agent urges firms to create cyber attack plans - V3.co.uk | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Only 36 percent of organisations have cyber fire drills in place,Security,Government ,Government,FBI
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‘Internet libel in cyber crime law constitutional’ | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

‘Internet libel in cyber crime law constitutional’ | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Netizens will now have to be careful with what they post online.
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How security flaws work: Buffer overflows

How security flaws work: Buffer overflows | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Starting with the 1988 Morris Worm, every OS has fallen victim to the buffer overflow.
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Germany hands over citizens’ metadata in return for NSA’s top spy software

Germany hands over citizens’ metadata in return for NSA’s top spy software | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Spies keen to use XKeyscore program, less keen to tell German government or citizens.
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U.S. Weighs Sanctions Over China For Cyber Hacking: REPORT - Huffington Post

U.S. Weighs Sanctions Over China For Cyber Hacking: REPORT - Huffington Post | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (Reuters) - The White House is considering applying sanctions against companies and individuals in China it believes have benefited from Chinese hacking of U.S.
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The Dark Web Now Hosts a Major News Site

The Dark Web Now Hosts a Major News Site | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it

On Wednesday, ProPublica became the first major media outlet to launch a version of its site that runs as a "hidden service" on the Tor network.

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What is the Dark Web? What is the Deep Web? How to access the Dark Web - PC Advisor

What is the Dark Web? What is the Deep Web? How to access the Dark Web - PC Advisor | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The UK government has launched a dedicated cybercrime unit to tackle the Dark Web. But what is that? We explain what is the Dark Web, how it differs from the Deep Web, and how to access the Dark Web.
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Supreme Court declines to decide whether you need a warrant to get cell site data

Supreme Court declines to decide whether you need a warrant to get cell site data | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
(credit: Eric Harmatz) On Monday, the Supreme Court allowed the nationwide legal confusion to continue regarding a bread-and-butter privacy topic in the digital age: whether the constitution demands that the authorities need a probable cause court...
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Virginia officials meet with European cyber-related companies - Virginia Business Magazine

Virginia officials meet with European cyber-related companies - Virginia Business Magazine | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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The Blockchain Might Be The Next Disruptive Technology

The Blockchain Might Be The Next Disruptive Technology | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
 To process a transaction, you need first to make sure the sender owns the asset he wants to transfer, and make sure he will not trade it twice.
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Deal allowing tech companies to transfer data between US and EU is invalid

Deal allowing tech companies to transfer data between US and EU is invalid | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
(credit: Elizabeth du Toit) The "Safe Harbour" framework—which is supposed to ensure data transfers from the EU to the US are legal under European data privacy laws—does not satisfy the EU's Data Protection Directive as a result of the "mass,...
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Bitcoin on the Dark Web: The Facts

Bitcoin on the Dark Web: The Facts | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Just how much do we know about new underground economies? Here's what available data can tell us about bitcoin on the Dark Web.
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Hacker Lexicon: A Guide to Ransomware, the Scary Hack That's on the Rise | WIRED

Hacker Lexicon: A Guide to Ransomware, the Scary Hack That's on the Rise | WIRED | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Ransomware is malware that locks your keyboard or computer to prevent you from accessing your data until you pay a ransom.
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Breaking Bad fan jailed over Dark Web ricin plot - BBC News

Breaking Bad fan jailed over Dark Web ricin plot - BBC News | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
A man who tried to buy deadly ricin poison from the Dark Web after being inspired by the TV series Breaking Bad is jailed for eight years.
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Labor to introduce bill outlawing revenge porn

Labor to introduce bill outlawing revenge porn | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Under proposed law, anyone who distributes or threatens to distribute private sexual images without consent faces up to three years in jail Labor will introduce a bill on Monday to make it a federal offence to distribute, or threaten to...
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Jury convicts man who tried to buy ricin on darknet marketplace

Jury convicts man who tried to buy ricin on darknet marketplace | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
FBI created a shady seller account on Evolution, then arrested a customer.
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Cyber security is now the biggest risk worrying Australian insurers - Business Insider Australia

Business Insider Australia Cyber security is now the biggest risk worrying Australian insurers Business Insider Australia Concerns about cyber risk have become the biggest concern for Australian insurance companies, jumping from 19th place four...
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