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Groups denounce FBI plan to require Internet backdoors for wiretaps - Computerworld

Groups denounce FBI plan to require Internet backdoors for wiretaps - Computerworld | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Groups denounce FBI plan to require Internet backdoors for wiretaps Computerworld The Post reported that the plan would subject Internet companies that failed to respond to federal wiretap requests to an automatic judicial review and fines starting...
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Reported DDoS attacks up 200 percent

Reported DDoS attacks up 200 percent | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
A new Akamai report provides insight into key global statistics including connection speeds, attack traffic, and network connectivity and av...
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Shining light on illegal wildlife trading on the dark Web

Shining light on illegal wildlife trading on the dark Web | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The U.K.has just hired its first “Internet wildlife crime intelligence officer.” (RT @dailydot: Shining light on illegal wildlife trading on the dark Web: http://t.co/xiwD02XYeG)...
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Are You An Easy Hacker Target? [Infographic] - Bit Rebels

Are You An Easy Hacker Target? [Infographic] - Bit Rebels | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Each day we all run the risk of becoming a hacker target. This infographic will educate you in the methods they use and how you can best protect yourself.
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Supposed "LulzSec leader" is just a wannabe hacker - The H

Supposed "LulzSec leader" is just a wannabe hacker - The H | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Supposed "LulzSec leader" is just a wannabe hacker
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Aush0k had claimed to be the ringleader of the hacker group LulzSec, which received quite a bit of publicity two years ago for orchestrating attacks against Sony Pictures, PBS and InfraGard.
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Infosec 2013: El coste de las brechas de ciberseguridad se triplica respecto a 2012

Infosec 2013: El coste de las brechas de ciberseguridad se triplica respecto a 2012 | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The cost of cyber breaches rose three-fold in the past year, says the government's latest annual Cyber Security Breaches Survey

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Make Internet Abuse Laws Better, not Worse - The Atlantic

Make Internet Abuse Laws Better, not Worse - The Atlantic | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Make Internet Abuse Laws Better, not Worse
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Top Stories; Don't Get Fooled Again by the 'War on Terror' Hawks · Make Internet Abuse Laws Better, not Worse · Shorter Lindsey Graham: What Constitution?
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Your Privacy Is Our Priority: Microsoft Launches New Online Privacy Awareness Campaign | TechCrunch

Your Privacy Is Our Priority: Microsoft Launches New Online Privacy Awareness Campaign | TechCrunch | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
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Bitcoins back above $120 as wild swings continue - MarketWatch (blog)

Bitcoins back above $120 as wild swings continue - MarketWatch (blog) | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Bitcoins back above $120 as wild swings continue
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Bitcoin prices have rebounded from a sharp downturn earlier this month, and are back above $120, notes Nicholas Colas at ConvergEx.
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Prenda Law: EFF has “the same goals” as “terrorist group Wikileaks”

Prenda Law: EFF has “the same goals” as “terrorist group Wikileaks” | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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Prenda Law's litigation campaign against people allegedly sharing obscure pornographic films on BitTorrent hasn't been going well.
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Israeli Web Security Company Warns of Increase in Destructive Emails

Israeli Web Security Company Warns of Increase in Destructive Emails | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Hackers Using Boston Tragedy to Download Harmful Malware
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Spyware used by governments poses as Firefox, and Mozilla is angry

Spyware used by governments poses as Firefox, and Mozilla is angry | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Mozilla sends cease and desist letter to maker of FinFisher software.
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Boston Police: Facial Recognition Didn’t Help Search For Bombers

Boston Police: Facial Recognition Didn’t Help Search For Bombers | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
While it's undeniable that tech played a major part in helping hunt down the two Boston bombing suspects, it certainly wasn't facial recognition that helped.
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Drugs, porn, and counterfeits: the market for illegal goods is booming online

Drugs, porn, and counterfeits: the market for illegal goods is booming online | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
In the beginning of February a remorseful Paul Leslie Howard, 32, stood in front of a judge in Melbourne and pleaded guilty to charges of selling meth, LSD, amphetamines, and pot, as well as...
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German police hope to use new spyware « Set You Free News

German police hope to use new spyware « Set You Free News | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
spyware By Wolfgang Dick | DW. German investigators are hoping to gain greater access to telecommunications data in order to combat terrorism. But there is controversy over the spyware they want to use to keep tabs on ...
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'Catfishing' Gets Its First Legal Mention

'Catfishing' Gets Its First Legal Mention | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The term has made the leap from national headlines to the court record thanks to two college students who created a fake Facebook girl to prank an ex-roommate.
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What is a Botnet?

What is a Botnet? | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Botnets first came into the consciousness of most of the general public in early 2000 when a Canadian teenager launched a series of distributed denial-of-service attacks against several high-profil...
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Facial Recognition Technology Didn't Help The Search For The Boston Bombers ... - Fast Company

Facial Recognition Technology Didn't Help The Search For The Boston Bombers ... - Fast Company | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Facial Recognition Technology Didn't Help The Search For The Boston Bombers ...
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HTTP-Botnets: The Dark Side of an Standard Protocol!

HTTP-Botnets: The Dark Side of an Standard Protocol! | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
When the HTTP protocol was born at 1999, no one ever thought it will be used by one of the most dangerous Cyber threats called Botnet. A bot is an application that can perform and repeat a particul...
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FBI Requests Millions Of Dollars To Enhance Cyber Snooping Capabilities

FBI Requests Millions Of Dollars To Enhance Cyber Snooping Capabilities | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- The FBI has requested more than $41 million to improve the bureau’s ability to collect and analyze cyber information and address “critical gaps” in its capability to monitor web activities.
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How DDoS Attacks Threaten the Internet - TechNewsDaily

How DDoS Attacks Threaten the Internet - TechNewsDaily | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
How DDoS Attacks Threaten the Internet TechNewsDaily In March, a widely publicized attack against an anti-spam organization known as The Spamhaus Project caused Internet disruptions in parts of Europe and was billed by media organizations as "the...
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Facial Recognition Technology Helps Identify Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects

Facial Recognition Technology Helps Identify Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Facial Recognition Technology Cut Down Investigation Time and Aided in Identifying Suspects in the Boston Marathon Bombings.
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Anonymous: Internet Blackout on April 22nd because of CISPA – In Serbia News

Anonymous: Internet Blackout on April 22nd because of CISPA – In Serbia News | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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