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Make Internet Abuse Laws Better, not Worse - The Atlantic

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Make Internet Abuse Laws Better, not Worse
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Top Stories; Don't Get Fooled Again by the 'War on Terror' Hawks · Make Internet Abuse Laws Better, not Worse · Shorter Lindsey Graham: What Constitution?
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SC stands by Cybercrime Law ruling; media group 'appalled' - InterAksyon

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InterAksyon SC stands by Cybercrime Law ruling; media group 'appalled' InterAksyon MANILA, Philippines -- Two months after it declared the Cyber Crimes Prevention Act of 2012 constitutional, the Supreme Court dismissed on Tuesday several motions...
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Verizon Data Breach Report Exposes Top Threats - Top Tech News

Verizon Data Breach Report Exposes Top Threats - Top Tech News | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Verizon Data Breach Report Exposes Top Threats Top Tech News Those are: miscellaneous errors, such as sending an e-mail to the wrong recipient; crimeware, which includes malware that targets the takeover of systems; insider abuse; physical loss or...
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Hacker attacks on websites shot up 75 percent last quarter - Engadget

Hacker attacks on websites shot up 75 percent last quarter - Engadget | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Hacker attacks on websites shot up 75 percent last quarter Engadget Akami Technologies' State of the Internet report for Q4 2013 has just arrived, and one stat stands out like a bad rash: DDoS (denial of service) attacks were up 75 percent over...
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This Type of Malware Is Cyber Criminals's New Weapon - Tech Cocktail

This Type of Malware Is Cyber Criminals's New Weapon - Tech Cocktail | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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This Type of Malware Is Cyber Criminals's New Weapon
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Although this is good for enhancing communication and even productivity, such a large number of Internet users can leave the door open for cyber criminals.
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US and Russia both look to extradite hacker - SC Magazine

US and Russia both look to extradite hacker - SC Magazine | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
US and Russia both look to extradite hacker
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The United States and Russia have each filed competing extradition requests aimed at a hacker that was allegedly involved in a high-profile cyber crime ring.
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What Is the Deep Web? - Scientific American

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What Is the Deep Web?
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How secure do you feel on the web? It seems like every day there are more revelations about the government tapping your phone calls, reading your email, and watching what you do online.
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SEC seeks data on cyber security policies at Wall Street firms - Computerworld

SEC seeks data on cyber security policies at Wall Street firms - Computerworld | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
SEC seeks data on cyber security policies at Wall Street firms Computerworld Computerworld - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) plans to review the cyber defenses of 50 Wall Street broker-dealers and investment advisers to determine...
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Feds create custom teams to target cybercrime, security fraud - TweakTown

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U.S. Attorney Zach Fardon has shaken things up and cybercrime and securities fraud will lead to coordinated and better organized attempts to crackdown on crime.
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DBIR: Point-of-Sale Breaches Trending Downward - Threatpost

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DBIR: Point-of-Sale Breaches Trending Downward
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Many of these attacks overlapped with hacktivism and cyberespionage incidents, 511 of which were investigated by Verizon last year most of those in the public and manufacturing sectors.
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Cambodia's Cyber Bill Undermines Internet Freedom From Every ...

Cambodia's Cyber Bill Undermines Internet Freedom From Every ... | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Monks in a computer shop in Phnom Penh. Flickr photo by Magalie L'Abbé (CC License). Cambodian netizens and human rights groups are speaking out against an anti-cybercrime bill containing provisions that could ...
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Bitcoin May Not Be a Success, But It Could Be Opening Up Huge Opportunities - Motley Fool

“American Free Press Bitcoin May Not Be a Success, But It Could Be Opening Up Huge Opportunities Motley Fool In an incredibly short amount of time, bitcoin has gone from a little known, oddly-named niche curiosity to the hot topic that has dominated...”
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Suspicion Falls on Russia as ‘Snake’ Cyberattacks Target Ukraine’s Government

Suspicion Falls on Russia as ‘Snake’ Cyberattacks Target Ukraine’s Government | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
“No one can quite pinpoint who is behind a series of cyberattacks that began long before President Viktor F. Yanukovych was forced from office, though some suspicion is falling on Russia.”
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Police address cyber crime, gun issues - West Hawaii Today

Police address cyber crime, gun issues - West Hawaii Today | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
“Police address cyber crime, gun issues West Hawaii Today Police address cyber crime, gun issues. By Bret Yager West Hawaii Today byager@westhawaiitoday.com.”
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Google’s Revamped Gmail Could Take Encryption Mainstream

Google’s Revamped Gmail Could Take Encryption Mainstream | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Encryption is the best way to protect your online communications from the prying eyes of the National Security Agency. So says NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
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Hackers now targeting payment card systems in large scale attacks, says Verizon - Computer Business Review

Hackers now targeting payment card systems in large scale attacks, says Verizon - Computer Business Review | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Hackers now targeting payment card systems in large scale attacks, says Verizon Computer Business Review The nine attacks patterns covering almost all breaches included point-of-sale intrusions, web app attacks, insider misuse, physical theft or...
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TOR Nodes Vulnerable To Heartbleed Attacks - Mocana DeviceLine Blog

TOR Nodes Vulnerable To Heartbleed Attacks - Mocana DeviceLine Blog | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The Onion Router (TOR) may also be suseptible to the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability.
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Grams: The Dark Net's Answer to Google - Fusion

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Grams: The Dark Net's Answer to Google
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The Internet is a great place to find just about everything. But where do you go when what you're looking for is an assault rifle or a couple ounces of heroin?
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The Bitcoin Romantics - National Review Online (blog)

The Bitcoin Romantics - National Review Online (blog) | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
ValueWalk The Bitcoin Romantics National Review Online (blog) Though Jerry Brito sees great potential in Bitcoin as a value transfer system, he's profoundly skeptical that fixed-supply commodity money like Bitcoin can (or should) replace a...
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BitBeat: Bitcoin and Political Donations - Wall Street Journal (blog)

BitBeat: Bitcoin and Political Donations - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
BitBeat: Bitcoin and Political Donations Wall Street Journal (blog) At a hearing Wednesday, the FEC will consider an advisory request from Make Your Laws, a non-partisan political action committee, or PAC, that focuses on democratic reforms and is...
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How Heartbleed transformed HTTPS security into the stuff of absurdist theater

How Heartbleed transformed HTTPS security into the stuff of absurdist theater | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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If you want to protect yourself against the 500,000 or so HTTPS certificates that may have been compromised by the catastrophic Heartbleed bug, don't count on the revocation mechanism built-in to your browser.
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It's Official: 2013 Was the Busiest Year Yet for Cyber Criminals - Re/code

It's Official: 2013 Was the Busiest Year Yet for Cyber Criminals - Re/code | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
It's Official: 2013 Was the Busiest Year Yet for Cyber Criminals Re/code And while fraud and financial motivations still tend to dominate the spectrum of reasons behind cyber crime, believe it or not, they declined as a proportion of the whole in...
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Digging for answers: The “strong smell” of fraud from one Bitcoin miner maker

Digging for answers: The “strong smell” of fraud from one Bitcoin miner maker | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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For many crypto-minded libertarians, Bitcoin is the future of money.
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Obama Lets NSA Exploit Some Internet Flaws, Officials Say - New York Times

Obama Lets NSA Exploit Some Internet Flaws, Officials Say - New York Times | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
“The Guardian Obama Lets NSA Exploit Some Internet Flaws, Officials Say New York Times WASHINGTON — Stepping into a heated debate within the nation's intelligence agencies, President Obama has decided that when the National Security Agency discovers...”
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Phishing cybercriminals find most success with midweek attacks - TweakTown

Phishing cybercriminals find most success with midweek attacks - TweakTown | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
“Phishing cybercriminals find most success with midweek attacks TweakTown The majority of phishing emails are sent during the work week, amounting to 93 percent of activity, with the most popular day Wednesday, according to cybersecurity company...”
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Infamous hacker Andrew Auernheimer conviction overturned: A big blow to government's fight against cybercrime

Infamous hacker Andrew Auernheimer conviction overturned: A big blow to government's fight against cybercrime | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
“Infamous hacker Andrew Auernheimer wins a battle he’s long been fighting against. The Circuit Court of Appeals overturned his conviction for violating the anti-hacking law. Or is it far from being over?”
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