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Security expert talks Russian gangs, botnets

Security researcher Joe Stewart talks about one botnet, Coreflood, that has been quietly sending bank account log-in information back to Russia since 2001.

By Nov. 7, 2008

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NYPD beefs up gang unit after Facebook success

The New York Police Department brought down two gangs using evidence gathered from the social network; because of this achievement it is now beefing up its online investigative unit.

By Oct. 2, 2012

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Skrillex melds 'Star Wars,' post-apocalyptic Earth

It's a "Star Wars" trifecta with a new lightsaber-filled video from Skrillex, a rumor about where "Star Wars VII" will start filming, and an awesome featurette about the coolest weapon ever.

By Apr. 2, 2014

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Ransomware a growing menace, says Symantec

This type of scamware has jumped over the past year, both in number and variety, according to the security vendor.

By Nov. 12, 2012

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GTA Online launches -- right into an 'online' roadblock

As Rockstar predicted, an influx of eager "gangsters" and limited server space have thwarted some players from being able to load the title.

By Oct. 1, 2013

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Facebook becomes gang's stomping ground -- and demise

New York Police discovered two gangs using the social network to threaten, taunt, and grandstand each other -- giving them evidence to arrest 49 members who are now facing murder charges.

By Sep. 12, 2012

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iOS vs. Android: The psychology that fuels the phone wars (video)

With the help of a psychology pro, Adventures in Tech explains why we get so fiercely competitive about our operating systems.

By Dec. 30, 2013

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Grand Theft Auto V features real-life gangster voice-overs

Rockstar, the game's developer, wants the title to be authentic so it allegedly brings in "real-life gangsters" to record the voices for characters.

By Sep. 4, 2013

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Wikipedia founder: PM's porn plan is "absolutely ridiculous"

The founder of Wikipedia reckons David Cameron's policy on Internet porn is unworkable.

By Aug. 4, 2013

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Police said to use Facebook to stop punk rock house parties

Using the alias of "Joe Sly," the "Boston Punk Zombie," the Boston Police Department is allegedly sleuthing out illegal DIY indie-rock shows on social media.

By Mar. 31, 2013