Category Archives: cybercrime

Know Your Device Rights While Travelling


‘You’ve left the plane and collected your luggage, and the last thing you want to do is submit to a customs search. Getting your souvenirs and taxable items out is a hassle, but nothing like the stomach churning thought of … Continue reading

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Trolling of Zelda Williams Triggers Suspension of Twitter and Facebook Accounts


Robin Williams’ daughter swears off social media after trolls trash her Twitter ‘Although most of the world expressed its condolences and well-wishes to the daughter of Robin Williams, cruel posts by trolls on her Twitter account has forced her to … Continue reading

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Smuggling People with Social Media


eCoyotes: The Central American people smugglers who ‘Like’ Facebook ‘When Alan Villeda began smuggling people from Honduras to the United States in 1998, he could only communicate with customers via patchy phone calls. These days, he is a word-of-mouth success … Continue reading

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3 Projects to Prove Privacy Is Not Dead


‘…Services such as Britain’s Mydex offer the ability to store, manage and share personal information in an encrypted central repository called a data store, which only the person who creates the store can fully access. Anyone wanting information contained within … Continue reading

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Flight 17 Grave Robbers in Facebook


‘In a sick revelation, scammers have set up fake Facebook profiles using the identities of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 victims amid claims that credit cards may have been stolen from the crash site. ‘On Friday, Ukrainian MP Anton Gerashchenko said … Continue reading

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Every G Glass User a Possible Thief


Google Glass wearers can steal your password ‘Cyber forensics experts at the University of Massachusetts in Lowell have developed a way to steal passwords entered on a smartphone or tablet using video from Google’s face-mounted gadget and other video-capturing devices. … Continue reading

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Emotion-Manipulation Study Gets Facebook in Big Trouble


Facebook Faces Investigation in UK Following Emotion-Manipulation Study That’s the smaller trouble. Here’s the big one: Facebook Emotional Experiment Linked To Pentagon Research On Civil Unrest ‘Facebook’s controversial “emotional study”, which subjected over half a million unwitting users of the … Continue reading

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