Category Archives: cybercrime

How Translation Amplifies Ideas


‘Shortly after model Geena Rocero gave the TED Talk “Why I must come out,” she was Skyping with an LGBTQ activist in Hong Kong. This activist mentioned how powerful it would be for Chinese speakers to be able to watch … Continue reading

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A Great Way to Catch a Thief Online [Video]


OFW’s stolen watch ‘for sale’ online leads to arrest of suspect on airport theft ‘An OFW leaving for Dubai reportedly fell victim to an airport theft; his luggage were forcibly unzipped and his more than P300,000 worth of jewelry and … Continue reading

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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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