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'Challenging the dollar': Bitcoin total value tops $1 billion — RT News

'Challenging the dollar': Bitcoin total value tops $1 billion — RT News | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Already bigger than many sovereign currencies, Bitcoin has broken the $1 billion in value mark this week.
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Hackers begin string of govt site defacements on eve of Cybercrime Law oral arguments

Hackers begin string of govt site defacements on eve of Cybercrime Law oral arguments | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Among the high-profile websites hit include that of the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), where the local hacking collective — composed of previously identified groups as Anonymous #OccupyPhilippines, PrivateX, Philker, #pR.is0n3r, and d4rkb1t,...
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adventist report: The Internet is a surveillance state. By Bruce Schneier

adventist report: The Internet is a surveillance state. By Bruce Schneier | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
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What Are Bitcoins & Could They Endanger the Global Economy ...

What Are Bitcoins & Could They Endanger the Global Economy ... | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Bitcoins are a form of virtual currency that are just starting to get some attention. Right now, one Bitcoin is worth somewhere in the $90 range, so almost 100 of your dollars equals one of something that you cannot touch or see.
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Bitcoin’s Moment

Bitcoin’s Moment | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Bitcoin may reach $100 today. That brings the total value of the existing Bitcoin stock (10,960,500) to more than $1 billion.
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The security implications of 420,000 vulnerable hosts | TechRepublic

The security implications of 420,000 vulnerable hosts | TechRepublic | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Patrick Lambert presents a case of security findings that could get its researcher jail time. Is there such as thing as a “benevolent” bot
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Hackers launch assault on Israeli government websites - The Guardian

Hackers launch assault on Israeli government websites - The Guardian | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The GuardianHackers launch assault on Israeli government websitesThe GuardianA video message purporting to be from the hacking collective, Anonymous, was posted online on Sunday, warning: "We will strike any and all websites that we deem to be in ...

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The Big Book of Bitcoin

The Big Book of Bitcoin | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
An introduction to Bitcoin without the jargon: Bookkeepers, Ledgers and Anonymity.
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U.S. Applies New Money Laundering Rules to Bitcoin, Defeating Its Purpose

U.S. Applies New Money Laundering Rules to Bitcoin, Defeating Its Purpose | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The U.S. Treasury Department enacted rules to regulate Bitcoin and other virtual currencies, subjecting it to the same scrutiny as other forms of currency.
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1-15 March 2013 Cyber Attacks Timeline

1-15 March 2013 Cyber Attacks Timeline | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Other troubles for system administrators: March is confirming the 2013 dangerous trend with several high profile breaches against industrial, financial and governmental targets. The first two weeks...
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Experts find German-made spyware - IOL SciTech | IOL.co.za

Experts find German-made spyware - IOL SciTech | IOL.co.za | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Experts find German-made spyware http://t.co/ZlRjZEhqjZ
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Is The Death Of JavaScript Upon Us, Or Is A Universal Language Transformation Underway?

Is The Death Of JavaScript Upon Us, Or Is A Universal Language Transformation Underway? | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Editor’s note: Péter Halácsy is co-founder and CTO of Prezi. Follow him on Twitter @halacsy.
Startups identify with JavaScript. When you’re just starting out, you need to be dynamic. You need to be flexible.
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Round Up: All of Google's Jokes for April Fools' 2013 - The Next Web

Round Up: All of Google's Jokes for April Fools' 2013 - The Next Web | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The Next Web Round Up: All of Google's Jokes for April Fools' 2013 The Next Web Last year, the company showed off an 8-bit version, but this year it wants you to go out and explore 2D hand drawn landmarks, find hidden treasure chests, and “Beaware...
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Spy agencies unite to fight cyber-crime with new 'Facebook to attack internet terrorists'

Spy agencies unite to fight cyber-crime with new 'Facebook to attack internet terrorists' | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
UK networks are often attacked by other states, criminals and companies seeking secrets, costing billions of pounds.
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How Exactly Does Bitcoin Work?

How Exactly Does Bitcoin Work? | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
For a currency that hardly anybody understands, Bitcoin is a hugely popular and highly valued way of buying and selling. It is a form of Internet money that can be used to make purchases online, and some companies exclusively accept Bitcoins.
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If there's no such thing as anonymous data, does privacy just mean security?

If there's no such thing as anonymous data, does <em>privacy</em> just mean <em>security</em>? | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
A new research paper shows just how easy it is to identify individuals based on supposedly anonymous mobile-phone data, and this isn’t the first time supposedly anonymous data really wasn’t.
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Cyber warfare: where are the limits?

Cyber warfare: where are the limits? | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it

After months of the US national security establishment sounding the alarm on the need to defend against potential cyber threats, questions are again being raised about how far the US itself is pioneering offensive cyber policy.

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"NATO itself is not saying that it was an act of force, it was just a group of scholars and scientist who investigated it, but if it was reversed, and say the US was the victim of this, then I think it could be more a political outcome and could give more of a reason for the US to perhaps want to try to shut down Iran's uranium enrichment plants."

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Is uncovering digital vulnerabilities doing more harm than good? | TechRepublic

Is uncovering digital vulnerabilities doing more harm than good? | TechRepublic | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
A noted virtual-reality technologist and author views “security through obscurity” as the only true way security can exist. Michael P. Kas
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South Korean cyberattacks used hijacked patch management accounts

South Korean cyberattacks used hijacked patch management accounts | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
The attackers who unleashed devastating hard-drive wiping malware on South Korean TV stations and banks earlier this week executed at least part of the attack by hijacking the firms' patch management admin accounts, the software vendor involved has...
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Cyprus Crisis Boosting Unique Currency, the Bitcoin - ABC News

Cyprus Crisis Boosting Unique Currency, the Bitcoin - ABC News | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
RT @OccupyWallStNYC: "The best-performing currency year-to-date has no home country, no central banker and no physical scrip" http://t.co/91g0unYvz8 #Bitcoin
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Privacy is dead

Privacy is dead | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Privacy is dead. There is no such thing as privacy. We are all under constant, unending, crushing surveillance. Depressed? You should be. This is the pow
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Rules of cyberwar: don't target nuclear plants or hospitals, says Nato manual

Rules of cyberwar: don't target nuclear plants or hospitals, says Nato manual | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it

Handbook drawn up for Nato's Co-operative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence is first attempt to codify how international law applies to state-sponsored online attacks.

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Researchers pinpoint the source of Internet spam | SmartPlanet

Researchers pinpoint the source of Internet spam | SmartPlanet | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Ever wondered where the messages filling up your spam folder come from?
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Hey Internet, where’s the outrage?

Hey Internet, where’s the outrage? | Internet and Cybercrime | Scoop.it
Guest Post | Does this younger, tech-savvy generation care more about innovation than civil liberties?
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