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TorSearch makes finding the next Silk Road a lot easier - Digital Trends

TorSearch makes finding the next Silk Road a lot easier - Digital Trends | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Digital Trends TorSearch makes finding the next Silk Road a lot easier Digital Trends The “dark Web” isn't quite so dark anymore thanks to a new search engine that aims to make finding “hidden” websites on the Tor network, such as the recently shut...
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Despite Silk Road bust, future remains bright for Bitcoin - YNN, Your News Now

Despite Silk Road bust, future remains bright for Bitcoin - YNN, Your News Now | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
ITWeb Despite Silk Road bust, future remains bright for Bitcoin YNN, Your News Now The online currency known as Bitcoin was coincidentally shoved into the spotlight last week when the federal government shut down the drug trafficking site Silk...
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Skype under investigation for link to NSA's Prism program

Skype under investigation for link to NSA's Prism program | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Skype is being investigated by Luxembourgs data protection commissioner over concerns about its involvement with the NSA.
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How To Opt Out Of Google's Weird New Ads That Use Your Face And Name

How To Opt Out Of Google's Weird New Ads That Use Your Face And Name | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Angry that Google is planning on using your face and name for the sake of advertisements?
Here’s how to make them not.
If there’s any upside, it’s that opting out is, quite seriously, two clicks away.
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'Blackhole' cybercrime suspect arrested in Russia

'Blackhole' cybercrime suspect arrested in Russia | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The man is believed to have distributed a software kit used by cyber criminals to infect PCs.
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WhatsApp, AVG and Avira attacked by pro-Palestinian Anonymous hackers

WhatsApp, AVG and Avira attacked by pro-Palestinian Anonymous hackers | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Anonymous-affiliated hackers seized control of DNS records redirecting WhatsApp, AVG and Avira websites to defaced pages. By Samuel GibbsSamuel Gibbs
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Why journalists can still trust Tor

Why journalists can still trust Tor | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
I’m not going to bury the lede. Yes, Tor is still the recommended method for journalists and others who need to search the Web anonymously.
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'Tor Stinks' presentation – read the full document

'Tor Stinks' presentation – read the full document | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Top-secret presentation says 'We will never be able to de-anonymize all Tor users all the time' but 'with manual analysis we can de-anonymize a very small fraction of Tor users'
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NSA freedom of information requests up 1000% post-Snowden

NSA freedom of information requests up 1000% post-Snowden | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Michael Morisy from Muckrock sez, "A veritable FOIA frenzy ensued in 2013 following a series of leaks about NSA surveillance programs, recently released documents show.
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Banks put to the test over cyber security - Telegraph

Banks put to the test over cyber security - Telegraph | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Simulated online attack will test UK’s banking, payments and markets systems
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Dread pirates, lightsabers, and haunted iPhones: the real world was better than sci-fi last week

Dread pirates, lightsabers, and haunted iPhones: the real world was better than sci-fi last week | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it

Twitter filed its IPO; the best website to buy, um, all kinds of things got shut down (along with the U.S. government); and we got one step closer to … lightsabers (seriously).


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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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German intelligence service is as bad as the NSA

German intelligence service is as bad as the NSA | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Kai Biermann: There has been much criticism of the US agency in Germany, but surveillance laws in both countries fail to protect internet privacy
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TorSearch makes finding the next Silk Road a lot easier

TorSearch makes finding the next Silk Road a lot easier | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
TorSearch shines a light on the "dark Web" by indexing the Tor network's "hidden services" sites.
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A Guide To Fixing The Latest Privacy Attacks From Facebook And Google

A Guide To Fixing The Latest Privacy Attacks From Facebook And Google | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Surely, the fact that Google and Facebook both chose this week to again erode your privacy had to be coincidental.
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UK cyber crime chief warns of evolving 'dark web' of criminal activity - Sci/Tech - dna

UK cyber crime chief warns of evolving 'dark web' of criminal activity - Sci/Tech -  dna | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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What can the Cybercrime Law teach us about the PDAF scam? An open letter ... - GMA News

What can the Cybercrime Law teach us about the PDAF scam? An open letter ... - GMA News | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
What can the Cybercrime Law teach us about the PDAF scam? An open letter ...
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What can the Cybercrime Law teach us about the PDAF scam? An open letter (Part 1). By COCOY DAYAOOctober 12, 2013 6:13pm.
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McAfee CTO hired by EUROPOL as cybercrime advisor - ComputerworldUK

McAfee CTO hired by EUROPOL as cybercrime advisor - ComputerworldUK | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
McAfee CTO hired by EUROPOL as cybercrime advisor
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EU law enforcement agency EUROPOL has appointed the EMEA CTO of McAfee as cybercrime advisor at its European Cybercrime Centre (EC3).
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What Is the Deep Web? - Discovery News

What Is the Deep Web? - Discovery News | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
What Is the Deep Web?
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Medical marijuana gets all the headlines, but many legal weeds have traditions as medicines too. Although homeowners often consider these plants as lawn outlaws, weeds can serve as a floral pharmacy.
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NSA targeted Firefox flaws to break TOR communications

NSA targeted Firefox flaws to break TOR communications | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
According to leaked documents, the National Security Agency (NSA) targeted flaws in the Firefox web browser to attempt to descramble communications over TOR.
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Four suspected users of Silk Road Internet drug marketplace arrested in the UK | PCWorld

Four suspected users of Silk Road Internet drug marketplace arrested in the UK | PCWorld | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
After arresting four men for drug offenses in connection with their involvement in Silk Road, U.K.'s new National Crime Agency promises that more arrests related to the Internet underground market will follow.
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Silk Road Wound Through Dark Side of the Internet | SecurityWeek.Com

Silk Road, a massive online bazaar hawking narcotics, weapons, forgeries, and other illicit items or services operated openly for years by relying on tools designed to safeguard privacy or foster a new world of Internet commerce.
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Silk Road arrest exposes a hidden Internet

Silk Road arrest exposes a hidden Internet | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The end came quickly for Silk Road , when federal agents crept in to nab the alleged kingpin of the secret $1.2 billion online drug marketplace as he sat at his laptop in the sci-fi section of a San Francisco public library.
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Alleged Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht denies charges, says lawyer

Alleged Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht denies charges, says lawyer | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Ross Ulbricht, the alleged founder of underground marketplace Silk Road, denied his charges in a San Francisco federal court yesterday, via his lawyer. Ulbricht's public defender, Brandon...
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Silk Road Kingpin Apparently Hid a Stash of $80 Million in Bitcoin

Silk Road Kingpin Apparently Hid a Stash of $80 Million in Bitcoin | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Ross Ulbricht, the recently arrested mastermind behind Silk Road, appeared in court today where his lawyer begged for more time before the detention hearing.
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