In our pursuit of greater security, we must not throw away our fundamental human rights for privacy.
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Gathering evidence and putting a case together against an online criminal is so much harder for the authorities, if they don’t know about any victims.
Guest contributor Yasin Soliman explains how you can report a cybercrime to the police in your part of the world.
Logan Hale, you are on your way to jail. Your attempts to hide were to no avail. Maybe you’ll make bail. Either way, your Facebook taunts were an ‘epic fail.’
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
Security consultant Paul Moore stumbled across a glaring privacy hole on a site which really should have known how to lock up its valuables better.
But the site did nothing, until BBC News reporters started to sniff around…
Do you use a password to protect your phone?
The London Metropolitan Police thinks it’s time to retire the entire question - by forcing the issue.
Learn more in this article on the Foursys blog.
Facebook scammers lure the unwary with a salacious sex video claiming to show a cheerleader and a New York police officer.
Will Facebook users ever learn to avoid such scams?
When British police left secretly tracked phones as “bait” hoping that they would be stolen by thieves from bars and pubs, they probably thought they had come up with an ingenious plan.
A teenage boy, believed to go by the online handle “MLT” and to be a member of the notorious TeamPoison hacking gang, has been arrested by British police.
How careful are you with your conference call details?
Can you be sure that no-one is listening in to your private business discussions?
The Metropolitan Police has warned Windows users of a malware attack that poses as a message from the computer crime-fighting cops themselves.
A recording of a confidential conference call between the FBI and UK law enforcement officers at the Metropolitan Police has been released by Anonymous on the internet.
A senior police chief has been warned by British authorities that he may have been targeted by tabloid journalists and his computer hacked into.
Should a New York policeman’s name, address and family details be published on the internet by activists - because he is alleged to have pepper-sprayed Wall Street protestors?
Two men, aged 20 and 24, have been arrested by British police in connection with a series of internet attacks orchestrated by the Anonymous and LulzSec gangs.
A database belonging to the BART Police Officers Association appears to have been hacked, and the names, postal and email addresses of officers posted online.
Read more in my article at Naked Security.