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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

Facial recognition software: Promise or peril? - CBS News | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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

Bitcoin won't hide you from the NSA's prying eyes - Wired.co.uk | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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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Google Asks U.S. Government For Permission To Publish Aggregate Number Of National Security Requests It Receives

Google Asks U.S. Government For Permission To Publish Aggregate Number Of  National Security Requests It Receives | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Google is one of the companies implicated in the PRISM leak last week, but the company continues to deny that it provided the NSA with special access to its servers. It is, however, now asking the U.S.
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The Current State of Cybercrime - Speaking of Security - The RSA Blog and Podcast

The Current State of Cybercrime - Speaking of Security - The RSA Blog and Podcast | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
As the World Goes Mobile, So Will Cybercrime http://t.co/xTDh3EUQPH
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Iran prepared to counter US cyber threats: Lawmaker - Press TV

Iran prepared to counter US cyber threats: Lawmaker - Press TV | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Press TV Iran prepared to counter US cyber threats: Lawmaker Press TV In late 2011, Iran launched a cyber defense headquarters tasked with preventing computer worms from breaking into or stealing data from the country's maximum-security networks,...
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Digital currency firms rush to adopt anti-money laundering rules

Digital currency firms rush to adopt anti-money laundering rules | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
NEW YORK/ST.LOUIS (Reuters) - These are unsettling times for digital currency businesses and the venture capitalists backing them.On Tuesday, authorities in Spain, Costa Rica and New York arrested five...
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China trying new form of 'Internet censorship' - FRANCE 24

China trying new form of 'Internet censorship' FRANCE 24 AFP - China is experimenting with more subtle methods to censor Internet search results ahead of the 24th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, according to a group that monitors...
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Google builds bigger crypto keys to make site forgeries harder

Google builds bigger crypto keys to make site forgeries harder | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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Google is upgrading the digital certificates used to secure its Gmail, Calendar, and Web search services.
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Google Now's “Topics” Page Returns And Shows You How Much Google Knows About You, But It Only Works On Android

Google Now's “Topics” Page Returns And Shows You How Much Google Knows About You, But It Only Works On Android | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago, Google briefly made a “Google Now” topics page available on the web and then took it down again. The page showed a list of topics Google believed you were interested in, based on your search history.
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Cyber Crime Statistics and Trends [Infographic]

Cyber Crime Statistics and Trends [Infographic] | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Check out our infographic to know the latest statistics and trends of Cyber Crime industry. By 2017, the global Cyber Security market is expected to skyrocket to $120.1 billion. The estimated annual cost over global cyber crime is 100 billion.
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Roger Smith's curator insight, June 1, 2013 8:31 PM

This ia a little bit of an eye opener

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Surveillance through the PRISM of cyber crime - ABC Technology and Games

Surveillance through the PRISM of cyber crime - ABC Technology and Games | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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

Hacker tests limits of US cyber law - Stuff.co.nz | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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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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Europe Rattles Its Sabres Over Prism's ‘Bulk Transfer' Of EU Citizen Data

Europe Rattles Its Sabres Over Prism's ‘Bulk Transfer' Of EU Citizen Data | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The European Commission today outlined its concerns regarding the widely reported Prism surveillance programme run by the NSA.
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Pentagon bids for $23 billion to combat cyberthreats | ZDNet

Pentagon bids for $23 billion to combat cyberthreats | ZDNet | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The Pentagon has called for $23 billion to be spent through fiscal 2018 to combat global cybercrime.
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Google Won't Approve Glass Apps That Recognize People's Faces… For Now

Google Won't Approve Glass Apps That Recognize People's Faces… For Now | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The potential creep factor of Google Glass is something that the search giant has to mitigate as best it can if it wants that kooky head-worn display to become a mass-market sensation (and even that may not be enough), but a recent announcement...
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Lauren Scime's curator insight, June 4, 2013 4:57 AM

Just because you can do something doesn't mean you should. At least for now Google is opting to protect our privacy - hopefully they'll hold to this...

Lauren Scime's curator insight, June 4, 2013 4:58 AM

Just because you can do something doesn't mean you should - At least for now Google is opting in favor of privacy over voyerism with its Google Glass...let's hope they stick to their guns here...

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Chuck Hagel accuses China of 'cyber intrusions' on US - Telegraph.co.uk

Chuck Hagel accuses China of 'cyber intrusions' on US - Telegraph.co.uk | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Chuck Hagel accuses China of 'cyber intrusions' on US Telegraph.co.uk "The United States has expressed our concerns about the growing threat of cyber intrusions, some of which appear to be tied to the Chinese government and military," he told an...
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Tiny Computers That Collect Data from Anywhere | MIT Technology Review

Tiny Computers That Collect Data from Anywhere | MIT Technology Review | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
A computer two millimeters square is the start of an effort to make chips that can put computer power just about anywhere for the vaunted “Internet of Things.”
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US militants jailed for Internet threats are still posting from prison - Chicago Tribune

US militants jailed for Internet threats are still posting from prison - Chicago Tribune | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
US militants jailed for Internet threats are still posting from prison Chicago Tribune WASHINGTON (Reuters) - American Islamist militants jailed for threatening violence over the Internet are still posting political writings on the Web - while...
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Hacker's Hell: Many want to narrow the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act - ABA Journal

Hacker's Hell: Many want to narrow the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act - ABA Journal | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Hacker's Hell: Many want to narrow the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
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They sent PayPal multiple communication requests, a program that hackers use to saturate networks with information and crash them.
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New wave of cyber attacks on US 'traced to Iran' - The Times of Israel

New wave of cyber attacks on US 'traced to Iran' - The Times of Israel | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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