crime

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 ...

March 9, 2016 at 9:40 am by

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 ...

December 9, 2015 at 9:00 pm by
Twitch

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 ...

October 8, 2015 at 5:39 pm by

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 ...

September 16, 2015 at 9:30 am by

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 ...

July 14, 2015 at 2:00 pm by

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 ...

July 5, 2015 at 8:00 pm by

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 ...

June 24, 2015 at 2:58 pm by

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 ...

June 22, 2015 at 12:58 pm by

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 ...

June 16, 2015 at 6:58 pm by
Lizard Squad

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 ...

May 22, 2015 at 8:18 pm by

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 ...

May 18, 2015 at 3:58 am by

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 ...

January 31, 2015 at 1:58 am by

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 ...

October 20, 2014 at 1:58 pm by

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 ...

August 14, 2014 at 10:23 pm by

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 ...

July 8, 2014 at 11:12 am by