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EFF sues FBI over facial-recognition records | PCWorld

EFF sues FBI over facial-recognition records | PCWorld | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has filed a lawsuit to force the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation to turn over records about a facial-recognition database it is building.
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Anatomy of a browser trick - you've heard of "clickjacking", now meet "keyjacking"...

Anatomy of a browser trick - you've heard of "clickjacking", now meet "keyjacking"... | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
An Italian security researcher has rediscovered a trick known as "user interface redressing" and used it to detail some potentially risky behaviour in IE 8.

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U.S. feds make their first-ever Bitcoin seizure

U.S. feds make their first-ever Bitcoin seizure | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
It may be the currency of the future, but it now appears that Bitcoin is not immune to the U.S. government's prying eyes and hands — especially when it's being used to fuel black market activities. A (RT @woodywood143: U.S.
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FBI sued for facial-recognition records - Press TV

FBI sued for facial-recognition records - Press TV | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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A lawsuit has been filed against the U.S.
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Tackling cyber threats will require regional cooperation - The Nation

Tackling cyber threats will require regional cooperation - The Nation | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Tackling cyber threats will require regional cooperation
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Asia has become the locus of cyber conflict according to a Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) report.
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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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This Week in Cybercrime: Cybercrime’s Industrial Revolution - IEEE Spectrum

This Week in Cybercrime: Cybercrime’s Industrial Revolution - IEEE Spectrum | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Plus: Most of us have already been cybercrime victims, and Europe’s cybercrime laws might make matters worse
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Secret US spy court lets Microsoft, Google reveal their petitions • The Register

Secret US spy court lets Microsoft, Google reveal their petitions • The Register | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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A Guardian guide to metadata

A Guardian guide to metadata | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Metadata is information generated as you use technology, but what exactly is it?
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Cybercrime does pay, study finds - Computer Business Review

McAfee has published a report on cybercrime revealing just how easy it is for cybercriminals to buy your personal details online.
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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
iTWire
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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