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Hidden Web Tor helps average users and criminals avoid government snooping - Tribune-Review

Hidden Web Tor helps average users and criminals avoid government snooping - Tribune-Review | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Hidden Web Tor helps average users and criminals avoid government snooping
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NSA controversy boosts interest in 'private' Internet search engines - Raw Story

NSA controversy boosts interest in 'private' Internet search engines - Raw Story | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Raw Story NSA controversy boosts interest in 'private' Internet search engines Raw Story Internet users are taking a fresh look at “privacy” search engines that do not store data or track online activity, in light of the flap over US government...
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Czech cops held in online child porn ring bust - Hong Kong Standard

iAfrica.com Czech cops held in online child porn ring bust Hong Kong Standard Czech cops held in online child porn ring bust (06-21 10:27) Police nabbed 32 suspects -- including two policemen – across the Czech Republic on allegations of dealing in...
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Snowden spy row grows as US is accused of hacking China - The Guardian

Snowden spy row grows as US is accused of hacking China - The Guardian | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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Snowden spy row grows as US is accused of hacking China
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The committee will receive an official report from GCHQ about the story within days and will then decide whether to call witnesses to give oral evidence.
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Facebook outage affects millions - iTWire

Facebook outage affects millions
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Meanwhile Facebook has also come under fire for unintentionally blocking popular secure web browser Tor (short for The Onion Router), a browser used highly in places with strict internet censorship.
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Microsoft says it freed millions of computers from criminal botnet

Microsoft says it freed millions of computers from criminal botnet | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
BOSTON (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said that an assault it led earlier this month on one of the world's biggest cyber crime rings has freed at least 2 million PCs infected with a virus believed to have...
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Why Was Apple Late To The PRISM Party? | TechCrunch

Why Was Apple Late To The PRISM Party? | TechCrunch | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
If there's one striking thing about those PRISM slides, other than their hideous aesthetics, it's that Apple's allocated yellow oval, instead of a date, has the words "(added Oct 2012)" underneath it.
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Yahoo! Discloses Number Of Data Requests From U.S. Law Agencies, Says It Will Issue “Transparency Report” Soon

Yahoo! Discloses Number Of Data Requests From U.S. Law Agencies, Says It Will Issue “Transparency Report” Soon | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Yahoo! has disclosed the number of government requests for data it has received over the past 18 months, becoming the latest tech company to do so after the fallout from the NSA spying scandal.
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Over 200 Million People Are in the US Facial Recognition Database

Over 200 Million People Are in the US Facial Recognition Database | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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Facial recognition software: Promise or peril? - CBS News

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Facial recognition software: Promise or peril?
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That facial recognition has improved by three orders of magnitude means that this kind of application is easier, faster, cheaper and more viable than ever before.
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Internet giants pledge action to curb child pornography online - CNN International

The Guardian Internet giants pledge action to curb child pornography online CNN International London (CNN) -- Internet giants signed up Tuesday to a "zero tolerance" approach to images of child sexual abuse as the British government announced a...
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Onion Pi turns Raspberry Pi into Tor proxy and wireless access point

Onion Pi turns Raspberry Pi into Tor proxy and wireless access point | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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The do-it-yourselfers at Adafruit have provided step-by-step instructions for turning a Raspberry Pi into a Tor proxy and wireless access point.
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Bitcoin won't hide you from the NSA's prying eyes - Wired.co.uk

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Bitcoin won't hide you from the NSA's prying eyes
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Revelations about the US government's internet surveillance programme Prism appear to have sent the price of bitcoins plummeting.
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Newly leaked: British Internet spying program “worse than the US” - VR-Zone

Newly leaked: British Internet spying program “worse than the US”
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... graduating Magna Cum Laude. An eclectic writer, Taylor specializes in editorials, trending technologies and controversial topics such as hacktivism and government spying.
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Spyware found on dissident's devices - The Age

Spyware found on dissident's devices - The Age | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Spyware found on dissident's devices The Age Now it has come to light that several electronic devices that were given to Chen Guangcheng, a Chinese legal advocate, soon after his arrival in the United States last year were loaded with spyware...
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Google Launches Attack On Online Child Pornography - InformationWeek

Google Launches Attack On Online Child Pornography
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Google also said it's building a new database that will let concerned agencies better share information about online child pornography.
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Keeping Your Data Safe from Spying - NewsFactor Network

Keeping Your Data Safe from Spying
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TOR, short for "The Onion Router," helps make your traffic anonymous by bouncing it through a network of routers before spitting it back out on the other side.
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Google handed over years of e-mails belonging to WikiLeaks chatroom admin

Google handed over years of e-mails belonging to WikiLeaks chatroom admin | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Google informed 2 men that a US court order mandated a secret search in 2011.
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What the NSA doesn’t have: iMessages and FaceTime chats

What the NSA doesn’t have: iMessages and FaceTime chats | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Since The Guardian began leaking top-secret National Security Agency (NSA) documents just 11 days ago, several tech companies responded to the revelations about the PRISM program.
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Obama defends top secret NSA data gathering of phone records, Internet traffic ... - Washington Post

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The US Facial Recognition Database Hiding In Plain Sight

The US Facial Recognition Database Hiding In Plain Sight | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
It’s only natural to be a little skeeved out by the idea that the government is slurping up your private data behind the scenes, but there’...
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Surveillance through the PRISM of cyber crime - ABC Technology and Games

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Surveillance through the PRISM of cyber crime
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Facebook and Microsoft have revealed that in 2012 they received requests from US authorities to hand over the data of tens of thousands of user accounts.
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The Price to Pay for Facebook's Free Wi-Fi? A Scrap of Privacy

The Price to Pay for Facebook's Free Wi-Fi? A Scrap of Privacy | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Facebook Wi-Fi, which gives users free wireless internet in exchange for "checking in" to businesses, has graduated from experiment to steadily spreading product.    
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Hacker tests limits of US cyber law - Stuff.co.nz

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Hacker tests limits of US cyber law
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He is a red-headed hacker who hails from Arkansas, goes by the name "weev," and seems to delight in being annoying.
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Google builds new system to eradicate child porn images from the Web

Google builds new system to eradicate child porn images from the Web | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it

Google, the Internet giant, is to create a global database of child abuse images - which it will share with its rival companies - in a bid to eradicate child pornography from the Web.


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