cyber-crime

10.12.18

The Hot New Millennial Trend Is Scamming Amazon for Big Money

"To most people $230,000 is a lot of money, but for Amazon it probably doesn’t do anything to hurt its stock price."

2.28.18

The Hacker Training Ground in Suburban Essex

This month, a 24-year-old was jailed after setting up a website where hackers could dummy run their software before launching it for attacks.

9.18.14

Mexican Drug Cartels Are Using Social Media Apps to Commit Virtual Kidnappings

Facebook and WhatsApp are being used to trick people into ponying up cash for safe relatives.

8.13.13

The US Government Wants the Media to Stop Covering Barrett Brown

Barrett Brown has been sitting in prison, without trial, for almost a year. In case you haven’t followed his case, the 31-year-old journalist is facing a century of prison time for sharing a link that contained, within an archive of 5 million emails...

5.30.13

The E-Currency Exchange LibertyReserve.com Got Shut Down for Laundering $6 Billion

It allegedly helped launder over $6 billion since 2006.

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