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Why the NSA's attacks on the internet must be made public

Why the NSA's attacks on the internet must be made public | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Bruce Schneier: By reporting on the agency's actions, the vulnerabilities in our computer systems can be fixed. It's the only way to force change
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Cybercrime Is Now More Profitable Than The Drug Trade

Cybercrime Is Now More Profitable Than The Drug Trade | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
"Total Global Impact of CyberCrime US $3 Trillion, making it more profitable than the global trade in marijuana, cocaine and heroin combined."
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Leave Facebook if you don't want to be spied on, warns EU

Leave Facebook if you don't want to be spied on, warns EU | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
European Commission admits Safe Harbour framework cannot ensure privacy of EU citizens’ data when sent to the US by American internet firms
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Major Bitcoin Exchange Loses $5 Million in Bitcoins to Hacker

Major Bitcoin Exchange Loses $5 Million in Bitcoins to Hacker | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
(WSJ) — One of the largest online bitcoin exchanges has temporarily suspended services after losing some 19,000 bitcoins ($5.1 million) in what the company said was a breach of its systems, reviving concerns about the security of the digital...
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Federal Agents Face Arrest for Alleged Silk Road Bitcoin Theft

Federal Agents Face Arrest for Alleged Silk Road Bitcoin Theft | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Two undercover agents who contributed to the US government's efforts to take down Silk Road are expected to be arrested on Monday.
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Secure Your PC via Facial Recognition

Secure Your PC via Facial Recognition | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Passwords are overrated. If you have a webcam, you can easily lock your Windows using the facial recognition technology. Here's how to do it.
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Interest in Bitcoin Grows on Wall Street - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Interest in Bitcoin Grows on Wall Street - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Corporate America is making early, tentative bets that the so-called blockchain-ledger technology behind bitcoin might one day transform how banks, businesses and even smart appliances circulate money, assets and sensitive data around the world.
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These days crime doesn’t pay… unless it’s done online

These days crime doesn’t pay… unless it’s done online | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Government cuts to police forces are justified by falling crime numbers, but these statistics fail to acknowledge the boom in cybercrime
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Dark Web vendors offer up “thousands” of Uber logins starting at $1 each

Dark Web vendors offer up “thousands” of Uber logins starting at $1 each | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Two vendors on a relatively new Dark Web marketplace are selling active Uber usernames and passwords.
On Saturday, Ars verified that "Courvoisier" is claiming to sell these logins for $1 each on the AlphaBay Market, which launched in late 2014.
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A call to toughen cyber crime laws - Mmegi Online

A call to toughen cyber crime laws - Mmegi Online | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Looking to deter cyber attacks in the country and send a strong message to would-be offenders, the government is working on ways to toughen laws against perpetrators of cyber crime. See it on Scoop...
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Off the Grid - Powering Internet Services In Remote Areas - Forbes

Off the Grid - Powering Internet Services In Remote Areas - Forbes | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Can a small UK-based technology company help kick start the mobile internet revolution in those areas of the developing world that have yet to be connected to an electricity supply?.
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A Brief History Of Bitcoin - And Where It's Going Next

A Brief History Of Bitcoin - And Where It's Going Next | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
In Bitcoins brief history it's gone from a currency for drug dealers to a legitimate way of buying and selling money worldwide. Where might it go next
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Internet Giants Are Perfecting Facial Recognition Algorithms -- Google's ... - The Inquisitr

Internet Giants Are Perfecting Facial Recognition Algorithms -- Google's ... - The Inquisitr | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Internet giants are working on perfecting their own facial recognition algorithms. Google’s FaceNet can identify your face with an accuracy of 99.96 percent.
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'.bank' domains, which should be more secure, are coming this summer - Morningstar.com

UPDATE: '.bank' domains, which should be more secure, are coming this summer,Read most current stock market news, Get stock, fund, etf analyst reports from an independent source you can trust - Morningstar...
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Europol chief warns on computer encryption

Europol chief warns on computer encryption | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
A European police chief says encrypted online communications are the biggest problem faced by security agencies tackling terrorism.
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Feds Demand Reddit Identify Users of a Dark-Web Drug Forum | WIRED

Feds Demand Reddit Identify Users of a Dark-Web Drug Forum | WIRED | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Over the last year, Reddit’s “dark net markets” discussion forum has grown into one of the central fixtures of the online drug scene.
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Richard Atwell's spyware allegations vindicated by privacy commissioner

Richard Atwell's spyware allegations vindicated by privacy commissioner | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell’s concerns about spyware on his office computer at city hall were legitimate, says a report from B.C.'s information and privacy commissioner.
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Interest in Bitcoin Grows on Wall Street

Interest in Bitcoin Grows on Wall Street | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Corporate America is making early, tentative bets that the so-called blockchain-ledger technology behind bitcoin might one day transform how banks, businesses and even smart appliances circulate money, assets and sensitive data around the world.
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2 former federal agents charged with stealing Bitcoin during Silk Road probe - CNN

2 former federal agents charged with stealing Bitcoin during Silk Road probe - CNN | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The federal government became owners of one of the biggest troves of Bitcoin, thanks to seizing millions of dollars in the digital currency from criminals associated with the online black market Silk Road.
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Tech is changing the face of forensics - BusinessTech

Tech is changing the face of forensics - BusinessTech | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Forensics is changing in the digital age, and the legal system is still catching up when it comes to properly employing digital evidence.
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What is the Deep Web? - CNNMoney

What is the Deep Web? - CNNMoney | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
When you use most search engines, you're just scraping the surface of the World Wide Web. There's much more.
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Internet Infidelity: How Digital Forensics Find Cheaters - The Economic Voice (blog)

Internet Infidelity: How Digital Forensics Find Cheaters - The Economic Voice (blog) | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
You never want to think about it happening to you, but a sad reality is that many spouses cheat on their significant others.
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Five things that could kill Internet rules - The Hill

Five things that could kill Internet rules - The Hill | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The tough net neutrality rules adopted by FCC are under attack.
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Europol chief warns on computer encryption

Europol chief warns on computer encryption | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
A European police chief says encrypted online communications are the biggest problem faced by security agencies tackling terrorism.
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Zuckerberg is spreading the Internet across the globe, but is it only for ... - Digital Trends

Zuckerberg is spreading the Internet across the globe, but is it only for ... - Digital Trends | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Facebook has started an initiative called Internet.org that brings the web new areas, but it seems plan benefits Facebook more than anyone else.
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