Articles by Cybercrime
Chris Hemsworth Considers 'Thor' And 'Avengers' Marvel Contract A Blessing
January 19 2015 5:01 PM
Chris Hemsworth thinks that being tied down for several years as "Thor" is helping his career.
Sony Cyber Attack:China Opposes Cyber Crimes, But Did Not Mention North Korea
December 27 2014 10:38 AM
China has declared its stand against hackers.
Hackers Use Google Maps and Google Glass for Cybercrimes
July 25 2014 5:23 PM
Google, a multinational American corporation which specialises on Internet services and products, have helped different people worldwide in many different ways. Somehow, others have found their way to use Google's products and services in a different way.
Chinese Businessman Charged For Hacking Boeing And Other US Defense Contractors - Find Ways To Protect Your System
July 14 2014 2:07 PM
The US Department of Justice has charged a Chinese businessman for hacking into Boeing's computer system and stealing information about US military aircraft and weapons this Friday, July 11th.
New Android OS Bug May Paralyze Your Phone And Wipe-Out Data; Affects Android 4.0 And Upwards
March 26 2014 6:13 PM
London-based Researcher Ibrahim Balic has discovered critical bugs in Google's Android OS that has the potential to let "malicious apps" take control of your Android-based devices and send them into an endless looping spiral that could leave the device unusable. This technique is also known as "bricking."
Australian Charged of Hacking U.S. Gaming Network Has Asperger’s Syndrome
March 21 2014 3:21 PM
The mother of the young Australian man charged of hacking a U.S. gaming network has denied it was her son who did the crime because he has Asperger's syndrome.
McAfee Unmasks the 'Dark Web' of Cyber Crimes
March 11 2014 7:14 PM
Point-of-Sale (PoS) cybercrime has peaked during the holiday season of 2013 with a major chunk of attention set to "target" retail stores' data breach debacle, which compromised the personal data of 70 million plus customers over a few weeks.
Microsoft Non-Security Updates to be Released on Patch Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013
December 10 2013 3:29 PM
Microsoft Non-Security Updates will be released on Patch Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 at 1PM Eastern Time. A brief description of the 16 main updates can be found on Microsoft's Support Page, including updates on Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and Windows Servers.
World Wide Web Inventor Tim Berners-Lee Criticized Global Surveillance And Censorship
November 27 2013 5:31 PM
The World Wide Web Creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee has commented on the risks of government surveillance and censorship in his speech at the launch of the World Wide Web Foundation's 2013 Index findings.
CryptoLocker Ransomware: 10 Things to Know about the Currently Spreading Malware [VIDEO]
October 24 2013 10:48 AM
A dangerous malware called CryptoLocker, which is a ransomware that encrypts one’s hard drive including personal files, like documents, images and spreadsheets in the computer, is currently spreading like wildfire on the Internet. Learn more about it to be prepared for its attack.
Aussies' 'Vulnerability' Over Social Media Taps Over $1B In Damages
October 17 2013 6:59 PM
Recent reports on the involvement of Australians in cybercrime have revealed some shocking truths about their vulnerability over social media. Many cyber criminals have targeted their computers and phones causing damages amounting to $1 billion.
Cyber-bullying: Girl Brought to Hospital When Her Oral Sex Photos Spread on Internet [PHOTO]
August 21 2013 3:02 PM
A girl was brought to the hospital after she was cyber-bullied because photos of her having oral sex at an outdoor concert went viral on the Internet. The girl was reportedly 17 years old and was seen at a concert of rapper Eminem in Ireland. In one of the pictures, she was seen on her knees while giving a guy a blowjob. The man proudly raised his arms as a sign of victory.
New Zealand's GCSB Bill Passes Into Law, PM John Key Ignores Journalist's Question and Walks Out [VIDEO]
August 21 2013 12:19 PM
New Zealand's GCSB Bill or the Government Communications Security Bureau and Related Legislation Amendment Bill will be passed into law despite the objections of the Opposition. A viral video of the prime minister in a post-cabinet press conference has triggered reactions in social media. Mr Key was poised to answer questions regarding the passage of the GCSB bill. One journalist practically interrogated the prime minister and specifically pointed out Mr Key's disagreement with expert de...
Russian Virus Victimises Aussie Men Fond of Visiting Porn Sites (VIDEOS)
August 20 2013 2:31 PM
Aussie men, be forewarned! A cyber syndicate is victimising horny Australian males who love not only to visit porn Web sites but also to actively participate in Webcam activities such as stripping or jacking off.
Hacker Threatens to Release Nude Photos of New Miss Teen USA Stolen from Her Computer (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)
August 19 2013 9:25 AM
A photo scandal is threatening the reign of newly crowned Miss Teen USA 2013 Cassidy Wolf. The 19-year-old graduate of Great Oak High School in Temecula is said to have nude photos which could circulate in the Internet.
Hacker Extortion: FBI Investigates a Case of ‘Sextortion’ Targeting Miss Teen USA
August 15 2013 7:04 PM
Cassidy Wolf, who won the Miss Teen USA 2013, told the media that she had received an anonymous email claiming to have her pictures in the nude. The photos were allegedly taken by hacking her webcam. The hacker had tried to extort her by threatening to release her photos to the general public. There is growing concern about hackers using this “sextortion” on unsuspecting victims.
The Dark Side of Technology
July 23 2013 3:55 PM
It's with the words of Winston Churchill in mind that we need to confront an issue that will exist as long as we continue to drive forward as a connected, technologically advanced world. The issue we face lurks in the shadows and underground movements.
Downloadable, 3D Printed Guns Now a Reality
May 10 2013 9:30 AM
What do you get when you combine the infinite technology of the internet, the creativity of 3D printing, and a principled Second Amendment belief?
Miranda Kerr: “I Won’t Go Down Without a Fight” to Email Hacker Threatening Family on Valentine's Day [PHOTOS]
February 14 2013 12:26 PM
Always the stunning and refreshingly beautiful, supermodel Miranda Kerr has shown another side of her - - being a strong woman. This came following reports that her family has been threatened by the perpetrator who hacked into her account on the eve of Valentine's Day.
Mitt Romney and ‘Big Bird’ Memes Flood Social Networks, Sesame Street not Laughing
October 04 2012 3:33 PM
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has probably realized by now that Big Bird could rival him well in terms of gathering support from the Americans. A presidential candidate does not simply announce that he "loves Big Bird" without expecting a surge of memes on the internet. Especially if Big Bird will lose his job.