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Cybercrime

Computer crime or cybercrime is a form of crime where the Internet or computers are used as a medium to commit crime.

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RUDOLF WAITS IN LINE TO ATTEND THE GOOGLE I/O DEVELOPERS CONFERENCE IN SAN FRANCISCO
Hackers Use Google Maps and Google Glass for Cybercrimes

By IBTimes AU

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. (Jul 25)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, SMARTPHONE

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Chinese Businessman Charged For Hacking Boeing And Other US Defense Contractors - Find Ways To Protect Your System

By IBTimes AU

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. (Jul 14)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, COURT, THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, FBI

Phillipines 'Sextortion' network busted: 58 individuals arrested for Cybersex blackmailing. (Representational Picture: Wikimedia Commons/Simon.zfn)
Philippines ‘Sextortion’ Network Busted: 58 Arrested for Cybersex Blackmailing in ‘Operation Strikeback’

By IBTimes IN

Phillipines 'Sextortion' network busted: 58 individuals arrested for Cybersex blackmailing. (May 02)

New Android OS Bug May Paralyze Your Phone And Wipe-Out Data; Affects Android 4.0 And Upwards

By IBTimes AU

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. (Mar 26)

MORE TOPICS: ANDROID, MICROSOFT, LONDON

Australian Charged of Hacking U.S. Gaming Network Has Asperger’s Syndrome

By IBTimes AU

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. (Mar 21)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

McAfee Unmasks the 'Dark Web' of Cyber Crimes

By IBTimes AU

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. (Mar 11)

MORE TOPICS: RETAIL

Microsoft Non-Security Updates to be Released on Patch Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013

By IBTimes AU

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. (Dec 10)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT

Cyber Attacks Put 465,000 JPM Card Users at Risk

By IBTimes UK

Nearly half a million prepaid card users at risk of hackers. (Dec 05)

MORE TOPICS: JPMORGAN CHASE, UNEMPLOYMENT

US National Jailed in Dubai for YouTube Mockumentary [VIDEO]

By IBTimes IN

An American citizen has been arrested and awaits trial over a 'mockumentary' on gangster-idolizing youth culture in Dubai. (Dec 04)

MORE TOPICS: DUBAI, HUMAN RIGHTS, COURT, EGYPT

BlackMarket Reloaded Drugs Marketplace Shutting Down over Heavy Traffic

By IBTimes UK

Following theft of $40m in bitcoins from rival Sheep Marketplace, online drug bazaar BlackMarket Reloaded shuts. (Dec 02)

MORE TOPICS: FBI