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Met Police Chief Says Victims of Online Fraud Shouldn’t be “Rewarded”

When it comes to crime, the digital world is the new battlefront for government agencies and the police but one police officer doesn’t think that victims of online fraud should be “rewarded”. Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe is…

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Radio Attack Lets Hackers Drive Away Your Car

When it was revealed I couldn’t believe my eyes. Someone walks up to a car and its locked, someone else walks up and can instantly get in and at the press of a button start the…

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Malware Could Be Using Legitimate Signature Certificates

When it comes to installing software on your computer, we often have to take it on faith that the software is safe to use. As an extra precaution, the latest step is to allow companies to…

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Cryptsy on Verge of Bankruptcy After $7.5m Bitcoin Theft

Popular cryptocurrency exchange Cryptsy is on the verge of bankruptcy after the startup admitted that it had fallen victim to an online heist in July 2014, during which a total of $9.58 million-worth of Bitcoins and…

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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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Four Men Charged Over $1m MacBook Air Heist

It just goes to show the strength of Apple’s brand or pricing structure when criminals decide to plan to conspire in a robbery of expensive computers. Four men have been charged over the theft of approximately…

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US Federal Agent Admits To Stealing $820,000 Bitcoins From Silk Road

Shaun Bridges, a former US DEA agent who was investigating the online drug marketplace Silk Road, has been charged with obstructing justice and money laundering. He has since admitted the charges that were levelled against him. So, how did…

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More Than 65,000 Range Rover Vehicles Recalled Over Software Bug

Land Rover have recalled more than 65,000 vehicles due to a software bug which automatically unlocks the car doors. The affected models are the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport with a manufacturing date from 2013 to…

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Man Arrested For Stealing Electricity On A Train

Anyone who’s been on a train recently for a long journey will understand that most modern trains come with some power outlets. I have travelled quite a bit in recent years on trains and can safely…

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White House Orders New Measures to Combat Breaches In Digital Security

Earlier we mentioned how OPM (Office of Personal Mangement) in the US found they had been hacked with thousands of records accessed, including those relating to background checks for security clearances, something which if true leaves…

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China May Have Hacked the US Government Again

Hacking is something we see on a regular basis, but news about such events start cropping up more and more lately. But since we do have constant leaks from Edward Snowden, it is natural for news…

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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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Federal Agents Charged with Stealing from Silk Road

Two Federal agents are now facing charges themselves after the takedown of the Silk Road drug marketplace last year. The two agents, Carl Mark Force and Shaun Bridges, were both involved in the takedown by operating…

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GTA V for PC Delayed Again!

Rockstar Games has announced that the release of Grand Theft Auto V for the PC will be delayed again, this time until April 14th. The developer also announced today that Online Heists will now be coming…

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Up to $900 Million Stolen Online in Biggest Bank Robbery Ever

In a 21st Century bank job, thieves don’t even need to step foot on the premises, let alone have a getaway car primed: all you need is a computer and the right software. According to a…

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Mobile Phone Theft down Thanks to New Legislation

Thanks to legislation, significant drops in mobile phone theft have been reported.  This legislation has led to the introduction of kill switches by most manufacturers. Major cities such as San Francisco, New York, and London have…

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Watch: GTA Bird Stunt Montage

We’re all used to stunt montages from GTA, but not bird stunt montages. It was with the ‘enhanced’ version of GTA V on the PS4 and Xbox One that Rockstar included the ability to play as a…

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GTA V Without Textures is Art

A lot of things get pushed off as art these days. Splattered paint, piles of rubbish, famous paintings in raw data, just to name a few. But what about GTA V without any textures? Is that…

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Watch Some Old People ‘Play’ GTA V

There’s a lot of these videos nowadays. Kids, teens and old people get sat in front of a game, piece of old or new technology, an outrageous YouTube video, or pretty much anything else that’ll get…

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Watch: Star Wars Trailer in GTA V – Without Mods

Someone attempted to recreate the Star Wars trailer in GTA V. Now of course, without making any modifications to the game, you’d think that would be a pretty difficult task. Well Powerlight-13 on YouTube didn’t think…

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Smartphone Theft in London Still Frustrating Police, But Slow Progress Being Made

Metropolitan areas in the United States and United Kingdom have struggled to crack down on theft related to smartphones, leading to an increase in theft, robbery, and potential violent incidents. Most of the problems occur from…

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Expendables 3 Piracy Suspects Arrested

Two men from the UK have been arrested following the leak of The Expendables 3 before its scheduled release date. The copy of the movie was viewed hundreds of thousands of times and reportedly lost Lionsgate, the film’s…

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Retailers Must Invest in New Security Procedures, or Major Breaches Could Accelerate

Companies struggle greatly to try to keep their networks safe, including ensuring employee and customer data remains secure.  Major retailers are suffering data breaches that often lead to stolen customer debit and credit card data taken…

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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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Dogevault Goes Offline – Millions of Dogecoins Appear Stolen

As far as cryptocurrencies go, Dogecoin has by far got to be the most popular one of recent times and it’s not surprising really considering it went viral after it was created in the spirit of…

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Silk Road 2 Hacked And 4000 Bitcoins Stolen

It was only a few months ago that Silk Road was taken offline by the FBI and it’s owner tracked down and arrested. The website offered people a place to trade in illegal goods, everything from…

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Online Wallet Service Has £650,000 Worth Of BitCoins Stolen

An online “wallet service” for storing Bitcoins has claimed that hackers took a load of virtual currency from their service to the value of £650,000 ($1.04 Million US), but that he will not be taking the…