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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

Feds create custom teams to target cybercrime, security fraud - TweakTown | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Feds create custom teams to target cybercrime, security fraud
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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

DBIR: Point-of-Sale Breaches Trending Downward - Threatpost | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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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New Facial Recognition Software Brought to You by Facebook

New Facial Recognition Software Brought to You by Facebook | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
“New Facial Recognition Software Brought to You by Facebook - ... http://t.co/tRqWybHAv2”
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New cyber crimes law ignores many aspects - The News International

New cyber crimes law ignores many aspects - The News International | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The News International New cyber crimes law ignores many aspects The News International Sources in the National Response Centre for Cyber Crimes (NR3C) told The News that international companies like Google, Hotmail and others had never cooperated...
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Bitcoin will survive despite MtGox debacle

Bitcoin will survive despite MtGox debacle | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Despite the Japanese exchange going offline and rumours of millions in theft, the digital currency will continue to evolve
Bitcoin is here to stay, despite a little hiccup in Japan.
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Google acquires Spider.io to combat ad fraud - CNET

Google acquires Spider.io to combat ad fraud - CNET | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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Google acquires Spider.io to combat ad fraud
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Spider.io, which was founded just three years ago, provides a fraud-fighting service aimed at ensuring the accuracy of advertising metrics.

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Cybercrime law ruling out Tuesday - Inquirer.net

Cybercrime law ruling out Tuesday - Inquirer.net | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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Cybercrime law ruling out Tuesday
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MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court is expected to release on Tuesday its ruling on the constitutionality of Republic Act 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act.
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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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China Expands Cyber Spying - the Diplomat

China Expands Cyber Spying - the Diplomat | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
“the Diplomat China Expands Cyber Spying the Diplomat The new report was published by Mandiant, now part of FireEye, the same company that in February 2013 published the much discussed APT1 report directly linking a unit of the People's Liberation...”
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Cyber crime: How ready are Britain's police forces?

Cyber crime: How ready are Britain's police forces? | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
“Police forces across England and Wales should operate ‘just as well in cyberspace as they do on the street’ - that’s according to a review into how ready the police are to combat major national securi (UK: #Cybercrime: How ready are Britain's...”
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The Mt Gox bitcoin scandal is the best thing to happen to bitcoin in years

The Mt Gox bitcoin scandal is the best thing to happen to bitcoin in years | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
After its biggest exchange’s collapse, Bitcoin could shed its shady reputation and start anew as believable currencyHeidi Moore
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Group calls cybercrime law a vestige of martial law - Inquirer.net

Group calls cybercrime law a vestige of martial law - Inquirer.net | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Inquirer.net Group calls cybercrime law a vestige of martial law Inquirer.net Anakbayan chair Vencer Crisostomo said the cybercrime law continues to retain provisions that threaten freedom of expression, which hark back to the repression and...
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North Korea: Where the Internet has just 5500 sites - Toronto Star

North Korea: Where the Internet has just 5500 sites - Toronto Star | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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North Korea: Where the Internet has just 5500 sites
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North Korea is off the charts regarding Internet freedoms. There essentially aren't any. But the country is increasingly online.
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