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We Are Anonymous: Inside the Hacker World of Lulzsec, Anonymous and the Global Cyber Insurgency by Parmy Olson – review

We Are Anonymous: Inside the Hacker World of Lulzsec, Anonymous and the Global Cyber Insurgency by Parmy Olson – review | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
While the identities of Lulzsec and Anonymous hackers baffled the world's security forces, journalist Parmy Olson managed to gain extraordinary access to the groups, leading to this fascinating account, writes Carole Cadwalladr...
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As Court Releases Files In Case Alleging Google Tracked UK Safari Users, Search Giant Wants To Move Case To U.S.

As Court Releases Files In Case Alleging Google Tracked UK Safari Users, Search Giant Wants To Move Case To U.S. | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Some new developments this weekend in the case of 12 people in the UK who want to sue Google for secretly tracking their online activity by working around privacy settings in Apple’s Safari web browser.
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Cracks in California's Cyber-Revenge Bill - Law Blog - WSJ

Cracks in California's Cyber-Revenge Bill - Law Blog - WSJ | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
California's Senate approved a bill whose supporters claim would crack down on the digital-age problem of "revenge porn."
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Discussing cybercrime laws in Sao Paulo - Securelist

Discussing cybercrime laws in Sao Paulo - Securelist | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
This week I was invited to speak at the Fifth Congress on Cybercrime, an event promoted by the São Paulo State Federation of Commerce (FECOMERCIO)
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Germany recognizes Bitcoin as a “private money,” subject to capital gains tax

Germany recognizes Bitcoin as a “private money,” subject to capital gains tax | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
In response to a query by a member of parliament, the German Finance Ministry has declared (Google Translate) that it accepts bitcoins as a “unit of account.” The Ministry added that bitcoins are a sort of “private money” and that mining bitcoins...
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Meet The Dread Pirate Roberts, The Man Behind Booming Black Market Drug Website Silk Road

Meet The Dread Pirate Roberts, The Man Behind Booming Black Market Drug Website Silk Road | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Increasingly sophisticated anonymity tools have created a bustling online narcotics market and everything that goes with it: turf wars, illegal guns, attacks on competitors--and one philosophyspewing, multimillionaire drug lord: the Dread Pirate...
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Bitcoin Won't Escape Regulation For Much Longer - ReadWrite

Bitcoin Won't Escape Regulation For Much Longer - ReadWrite | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
ReadWrite Bitcoin Won't Escape Regulation For Much Longer ReadWrite Now in the most overt example of government interest in the currency, the New York Department of Financial Services has subpoenaed 22 companies that have Bitcoin involvement with...
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We Are Anonymous goes inside the world of cyberspies - Metro

We Are Anonymous goes inside the world of cyberspies - Metro | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Metro We Are Anonymous goes inside the world of cyberspies Metro The hoax – carried out at the height of the News Of The World phone-hacking scandal – was the work of LulzSec, a 'hacktivist' offshoot of Anonymous, a loose collective that for the...
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European Court Adviser: Right to Be Forgotten Can Infringe Freedom of Expression | HL Chronicle of Data Protection

European Court Adviser: Right to Be Forgotten Can Infringe Freedom of Expression | HL Chronicle of Data Protection | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it

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Jeff Makana's curator insight, August 10, 2013 10:10 AM

Freedom of expression vs freedom to privacy... Can both be achieved without infringing on the other?

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An in-depth look at the FBI's fundamental blow to child pornography and the ... - ITProPortal

An in-depth look at the FBI's fundamental blow to child pornography and the ... - ITProPortal | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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In conversation, the Tor Network is often referred to interchangeably with the Deep Web, but this isn't technically true.
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The economic impact of cybercrime and cyber espionage

The economic impact of cybercrime and cyber espionage | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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Is cybercrime, cyber espionage, and other malicious cyber activities what some call “the greatest transfer of wealth in human history,” or is it what others say is a “rounding error in a fourteen trillion dollar economy?
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Forensic researchers develop undetectable method for tracking cellphones - Computerworld (blog)

Forensic researchers develop undetectable method for tracking cellphones - Computerworld (blog) | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Forensic researchers develop undetectable method for tracking cellphones Computerworld (blog) Did you know that when you remove metadata from a photo, such as the camera's serial number, digital forensic experts can still figure out what digital...
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Federal Judge Declares Bitcoin a Currency - Slashdot

Federal Judge Declares Bitcoin a Currency - Slashdot | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
tlhIngan writes "An East Texas federal judge has concluded that Bitcoin is a currency that can be regulated under American Law.
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Bitcoin Law: What US businesses need to know - CoinDesk

Bitcoin Law: What US businesses need to know - CoinDesk | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Bitcoin Law: What US businesses need to know
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My name is Marco Santori. I'm a business attorney for technology companies. In particular, I represent digital currency businesses.
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Hackers used phishing attack to compromise Outbrain | VentureBeat

Hackers used phishing attack to compromise Outbrain | VentureBeat | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Hackers use phishing attacks to lure victims into handing over sensitive information without them knowing it. In many cases, these messages and emails look like legitimate requests for login information, financial information, ...
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Here's what you find when you scan the entire Internet in an hour - Washington Post (blog)

Here's what you find when you scan the entire Internet in an hour - Washington Post (blog) | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Here's what you find when you scan the entire Internet in an hour
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Until recently, scanning the entire Internet, with its billions of unique addresses, was a slow and labor-intensive process.
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This Week in Cybercrime: Computer Glitch Opens Prison Doors ...

This Week in Cybercrime: Computer Glitch Opens Prison Doors ... | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Plus: Google soups up its bounty program, and the U.S. wins decryption battle.
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Google total eclipse sees 40 percent drop in Internet traffic - Fox News

Google total eclipse sees 40 percent drop in Internet traffic - Fox News | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Daily Mail Google total eclipse sees 40 percent drop in Internet traffic Fox News Worldwide Internet traffic reportedly plunged by about 40 percent Friday night, when many of the tech titan's services, including its trademark search engine, went...
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Daily Report: Bitcoin and Other Virtual Currencies Face Legal Scrutiny - New York Times (blog)

Daily Report: Bitcoin and Other Virtual Currencies Face Legal Scrutiny - New York Times (blog) | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Daily Report: Bitcoin and Other Virtual Currencies Face Legal Scrutiny New York Times (blog) State and federal officials are starting broad investigations into shortcomings in the oversight of upstart virtual currencies like bitcoin, Nathaniel...
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Rex Parker Does the NYT Crossword Puzzle: Internet in your pocket ...

Rex Parker Does the NYT Crossword Puzzle: Internet in your pocket ... | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Internet in your pocket sloganeer / WED 8-14-13 / Oscar winner Jannings / Electronically scored duel / Youngest 600-homer man / Norwegian import in dairy case / Beatnik's percussion / Aussie rockers with knickers-clad lead ...
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U.S. Regulators Aim to Close 'Wild West' Frontier of Bitcoin - Entrepreneur

U.S. Regulators Aim to Close 'Wild West' Frontier of Bitcoin - Entrepreneur | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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Tor Websites Go Down As The Alleged Freedom Hosting Admin Is Arrested For Child Porn Distribution

Scores of “darknet” websites remain inaccessible following the arrest of an Irish man believed to be the head of Freedom Hosting
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Federal judge: Bitcoin, “a currency,” can be regulated under American law

Federal judge: Bitcoin, “a currency,” can be regulated under American law | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Bitcoin Savings and Trust's founder has been accused of running a Ponzi scheme.
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The high price of cyber crime

The high price of cyber crime | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Experts, including DIGITS LLC's Michael McCartney, explain the high price of cyber crime and how to use digital forensics and proactive cyber security to help minimize risk for a data breach.
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The TOR Project Tells Everyone to Stop Using Windows

The TOR Project Tells Everyone to Stop Using Windows | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
After startling news that someone—probably a government agency—was exploiting a vulnerability in Firefox to spy on its supposedly anonymous users, the TOR Project is now asking everyone to take a step back and stop using Windows.
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