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New Jersey Could See Texting While Walking Made Illegal

We’ve all done it before. We want to get somewhere and suddenly our phone buzzes in our pocket, not wanting to seem rude we start texting back while walking along. This is done by hundreds, if…

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China Looking at Creating “Precrime” System

When people start to think about digital surveillance and their data stored online, they think about cases such as Apple vs the FBI where modern technology is used to try track down criminals or find out more…

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The National Crime Agency’s Anti-Cyber Crime Campaign is Embarrassing and Ignorant

The National Crime Agency embarked on an appalling advertising campaign yesterday “aimed at educating the parents of 12-15 year old boys” who might be proponents of cyber-crime. Already we can see the ignorance flowing here, as focusing…

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Arrested And Robbed All In One Night – All Streamed On Twitch

Live streaming is a big thing these days, with anybody being able to put on a camera, share their screen and show the world everything from their video games to board game parties. Sadly the opportunity…

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UK Drone Pilot Convicted In First Of Its Kind Ruling

Last week we reported on how a 26-year-old man in America was arrested after his drone crashed in the Louis Armstrong Stadium. It seems the law has caught up on this side of the ocean as a…

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UK Residents Can Now Check the Crime Rate in Their Local Area

A new service which records data on committed offences and shows how safe your local area is now available! Simply enter your Postcode, and the database will search an archive stretching back to December 2010 and…

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Cyberbullying Now Illegal In New Zealand

Cyberbullying is a problem a lot of people have faced. The concept of being able to bully without having to directly see the results or the person your bullying has meant that people feel like cyberbullying is…

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Hackers Took Up Residence Inside Government PC for a Year!

I recently wrote an article which looked at the Cyber attack and subsequent theft of 4.2 million American Federal data of employees which was transferred from the Office of Personnel Management to an external source. At…

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The Resale Cost Of Stolen Data

Crime doesn’t pay. Cyber crime on the other hand pays handsomely according to the current resale price tag associated with the data breach, which led to 4.2 million American Federal data of employees being transferred from the…

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LastPass Cloud Database Hack Compromises Hashed Master Passwords

Unknown attackers have made off with LastPass account emails, password reminders and hashed user vault master passwords. CEO Joe Siegrist was quick to note that no encrypted user vault data, plaintext passwords or user accounts were…

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Lizard Squad Teen Guilty Of 23 Charges Of Online Harassment and Swatting

Lizard Squad was once an unknown name among a lot of people, however, this changed when both the Playstation Online and Xbox Gold systems were taken offline over the Christmas Period. The group claiming responsibility, Lizard…

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Hackers Stealing Money Through Starbucks Accounts

Hackers have been accessing Starbucks accounts, through the coffee seller’s mobile apps, to steal thousands of pounds from unsuspecting customers. The rouse was uncovered by US journalist Bob Sullivan, who wrote on his blog: Criminals are…

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Adobe is Suing Clothing Chain Forever 21 for Pirating Software

That’s not a headline you see everyday – Adobe is leading a suit against US clothing chain Forever 21, in which they allege that the chain repeatedly pirated a number of Adobe software applications, including Photoshop and…

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Online Trolls Can Now Receive up to 2 Years in Jail

The UK government is ramping up efforts to tackle online abuse. Internet trolls are nothing new, but with more people spending more time online than ever before, online abuse and trolling is being taken more seriously…

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Child Predator Caught after 14 Years on the run by Facial Recognition Software

BUSTED! A massive win for facial recognition software as it has helped catch a convicted child sex offender that has been on the run for 14 years! Neil Stammer was accused of sex crimes involving a child…

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Samsung Factory Invaded by Armed Criminals, $36 Million in Gadget Stolen

The Samsung Campinas factory near Sao Paolo was attacked last Sunday night when seven armed assailants took over the factory, took the workers hostage and made off with a staggering $36 million in phones, tablets, notebooks,…

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New Battlefield Title Dubbed ‘Hardline’ to be Released This Year

Electronic Arts had some hiccups and major bugs to fix in its latest Battlefield 4 release. That does not meant it will stop them from releasing another Battlefield title it seems, confirming the claims that the…

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Suspect Arrested For Creation Of Blackhole Malware Exploit Kit

The suspected creator of the advanced malware tool Blackhole has been arrested. The man taken into custody is suspected of being the owner of the online alias “Paunch”, the name used by the creator of the…

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Danish Supermarket Gets Cocaine Delivery Instead Of Bananas

Colombia is very well known for its problems with drugs, particularly cocaine, yet it is also very well known for its large amount of banana exports, which Latin America as a whole is very famous for…