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Leave Your Phone at a Crime Scene and You Lose Your Privacy

We’ve all lost our mobile phones at some point. Some have been lucky enough to get their phones back, be it from someone handing it in somewhere or just tracing your ...

June 24, 2016 at 11:00 am by

Courts Looking At Virtual Reality To Recreate Crime Scenes

Virtual reality can be used to help people experience all kinds of things, from enjoying the thrill of adventures in space to letting an elderly relative view the coast one ...

May 25, 2016 at 1:20 am by

FBI Director Comey Claims Encryption Is “Essential Tradecraft” For Terror Groups

The FBI have been all but quiet on the issue of encryption, with a rather large court battle with Apple only ending because the FBI found another way to reach their goals. The ...

May 13, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

Cops Use StingRay Phone Tracker Against $50 Chicken Wing Thief

Police officers in Maryland, US, used a controversial mobile (cell)phone-tracking system – billed as a tool for fighting terrorism – to track a man suspected of stealing ...

May 5, 2016 at 6:20 pm by

European Police Get New Cyber Powers

When it comes to cyber security there is a big problem, it’s not that it’s an underdeveloped and underappreciated area for law enforcement, those areas are being ...

May 2, 2016 at 5:40 pm by

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 ...

March 29, 2016 at 1:00 pm by

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

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

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