Posts Tagged ‘crime’

Internet a ‘surveillance machine’

Written on November 29th, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has blasted the mainstream media, Washington, banks and the internet itself as he addressed journalists in Hong Kong via videolink from house arrest in England. […]

Top 5 Social Media Scams

Written on November 10th, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet We’re wired to be social creatures, and sites like Twitter and Facebook have capitalized on this to great success. According to its COO Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook draws 175 million […]

Top 5 Social Media Scams

Written on June 17th, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet We’re wired to be social creatures, and sites like Twitter and Facebook have capitalized on this to great success. According to its COO Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook draws 175 million […]

Facebook to scan for child porn

Written on May 20th, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Facebook’s chief technology officer said the social network will start scanning for child pornography and images of missing children. Facebook is teaming up with Microsoft and the National Center […]

Cyber scams rife at social networks

Written on May 13th, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Social networks are ‘lucrative hot beds’ for cyber scams as crooks endeavour to dupe members of online communities, according to a Microsoft security report. ‘Phishing’ attacks that use seemingly […]

Stay Safe Using Location-based Services

Written on January 9th, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Walk by The North Face store in several major cities in the near future, and your mobile phone may suddenly buzz with a new text message — a coupon […]

Beware of Word Document Viruses

Written on December 10th, 2010 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Here’s what you may already know: Computer viruses are like small software programs. Typically, they are downloaded inadvertently, buried within a file. When you open the file, the virus […]