Category Archives: cybercrime

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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The Rise of Robot Journalism


Should we celebrate it? ‘…Narrative Science has been generating sports stories — game wrap-ups, etc. — and earnings-based reports for a number of clients including Forbes magazine for a couple of years now. In an interview with Steven Levy of … Continue reading

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