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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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Adobe reports massive security breach | PCWorld

Adobe reports massive security breach | PCWorld | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Nearly 3 million customers are affected by a hack in which criminals gained access to customer information, including IDs and encrypted passwords.
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Your Digital Trail: Does The Fourth Amendment Protect Us?

Your Digital Trail: Does The Fourth Amendment Protect Us? | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
This is the third story in our four-part series examining your digital trail and who potentially has access to it. It was co-reported by G.W. Schulz from
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BitCoin Plunges Following US Government Seizure Of Silk Road Website, "Dread Pirate Roberts" In Custody | Zero Hedge

BitCoin Plunges Following US Government Seizure Of Silk Road Website, "Dread Pirate Roberts" In Custody | Zero Hedge | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Earlier today, one of the most popular websites that use and promote the use of BitCoin, Silk Road, was shut down by the US government. As Reuters reports, U.S.
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Ross Ulbricht (aka Dread Pirate Roberts), the alleged head of Silk Road, has reportedly been arrested | Max Keiser

Ross Ulbricht (aka Dread Pirate Roberts), the alleged head of Silk Road, has reportedly been arrested | Max Keiser | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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NSA Experimented With Cell Phone Location Tracking Program

NSA Experimented With Cell Phone Location Tracking Program | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The National Security Agency experimented with a cell phone location tracking program in 2010, but eventually shelved the idea.
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Alleged Founder Of Silk Road Accused Of Trying To Take A Hit Out On A User On The Site

Alleged Founder Of Silk Road Accused Of Trying To Take A Hit Out On A User On The Site | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Ross Ulbricht — the founder of Silk Road...
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UK to hire hundreds of hackers for new £500m cyber-battalion

UK to hire hundreds of hackers for new £500m cyber-battalion | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Britain is building an army to wage war by hurling computer hackers at its enemies. Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said the country is recruiting "hundreds" of hackers at a cost of up to £500 mil...
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How to Get Into Bitcoin - thebolditalic

How to Get Into Bitcoin - thebolditalic | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
How to Get Into Bitcoin
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On Monday, September 16, The Bold Italic held a panel at Public Works with General Assembly and Getty Images to discuss bitcoin.
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I have my doubts about Bitcoin - BetaNews

I have my doubts about Bitcoin - BetaNews | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Almost every week some reader asks me to write about Bitcoin, currently the most popular so-called crypto currency and the first one to possibly reach something like critical mass. I've come close to writing those columns, but ...
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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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Europe's Cyber Security Directive Could Cost Organizations Billions ...

Europe's Cyber Security Directive Could Cost Organizations Billions ... | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
A study from Tripwire and the Ponemon Institute has revealed that many of the world's largest enterprises are not prepared for the new European Union Directive on cyber security, which states that organizations that do not ...

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Iranian cyber warfare commander reportedly shot dead by men on motorcycle - Fox News

Iranian cyber warfare commander reportedly shot dead by men on motorcycle - Fox News | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
RT Iranian cyber warfare commander reportedly shot dead by men on motorcycle Fox News A commander of an Iranian cyber warfare unit has reportedly been shot dead by two men on a motorcycle outside the country's capital, with Iran's Revolutionary...
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Is Bitcoin Nearing the End of Its `Silk Road'? - Bloomberg

Is Bitcoin Nearing the End of Its `Silk Road'? - Bloomberg | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Is Bitcoin Nearing the End of Its `Silk Road'?
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'THEY ARE WATCHING': Bitcoin Users Are Freaking Out And Getting Paranoid After Arrest Of Alleged Silk Road Founder

'THEY ARE WATCHING': Bitcoin Users Are Freaking Out And Getting Paranoid After Arrest Of Alleged Silk Road Founder | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The criminal complaint alleges that Ulbricht went by the name "altoid" on Bitcointalk.org, one of the main Bitcoin discussion sites.
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FBI Seize Deep Web Black Market Silk Road, Arrest Owner

FBI Seize Deep Web Black Market Silk Road, Arrest Owner | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The feds have caught up to the Silk Road. The underground website long known for drug trafficking was seized by the FBI who also arrested the owner on three criminal counts.
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FBI arrests Silk Road site suspect

FBI arrests Silk Road site suspect | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The FBI says it has arrested the suspected operator of the Silk Road - a website used to buy and sell drugs and other illegal materials.
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Symantec takes on one of largest botnets in history

Symantec takes on one of largest botnets in history | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The security firm is confronting the ZeroAccess botnet, which is likely to have more than 1.9 million slave computers at its disposal for click fraud and bitcoin mining. Read this article by Charlie Osborne on CNET News.
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Security company scours 'Dark Web' for stolen data - ITworld.com

Security company scours 'Dark Web' for stolen data - ITworld.com | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Security company scours 'Dark Web' for stolen data
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September 30, 2013, 10:58 PM — Alex Holden, founder of security company Hold Security, is in the business of bringing companies bad news.
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Cloud computing and the rise of big data - TechRepublic (blog)

Cloud computing and the rise of big data - TechRepublic (blog) | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Cloud computing and the rise of big data
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Big data is one of those new, shiny labels, like SDN, DevOps and cloud computing, that is both hard to ignore and hard to understand.
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