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Bitcoin Users Will Freak Out When The See The Cruise Missile That The Justice Department Fired Against Another Digital Currency

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Today, the Department of Justice arrested the founders of Liberty Reserve, a digital currency service, and charged them with money laundering.  Created in 2006, Liberty Reserve was both a virtual currency -- its denomination was  called "LR's" -- and an allegedly illict wire transfer service. According to DOJ's complaint, the...
Bitcoin Users Will Freak Out When The See The Cruise Missile That The Justice Department Fired Against Another Digital Currency

About that NRA shooting app

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"NRA: Target Practice" went on sale a month after the Sandy Hook massacre. FORTUNE -- The NRA going after President Obama because his children are protected by armed guards (the Secret Service) is just what White House spokesman Jay Carney says it is: "repugnant and cowardly." It's also nothing new....
About that NRA shooting app

UK Ministry of Defence admits that it’s “too old” to keep up with hackers

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According to an interview with The Guardian, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in the UK has admitted to being the target of multiple breaches of its systems thanks to unknown hackers. While the number of attacks, or what systems were breached exactly, aren’t known, the MoD admits that it’s enough...
UK Ministry of Defence admits that it’s “too old” to keep up with hackers
Wikileaks claims Aaron Swartz was an ally and possible source, breaking anonymity
Secret Service probing hack on former president George W. Bush's email

beautifulbookcoversdotcom: Stunning James Bond book covers by...

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Diamonds are Forever Dr. No Casino Royale For Your Eyes Only Live and Let Die Goldfinger From Russia with Love Octopussy On Her Majesty's Secret Service Thunderball beautifulbookcoversdotcom: Stunning James Bond book covers by Michael Gillette, featuring classic Bond Girls such as Vesper Lynd, Honey Rider and Tracy Bond...
beautifulbookcoversdotcom: Stunning James Bond book covers by...
Michelle Obama, Jay-Z, others suffer identity breach, FBI and Secret Service to investigate

Aaron Swartz's Lawyer Explains Why He Would Have Won The Data Theft Case

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Aaron Swartz, the 26-year-old Reddit cofounder, committed suicide this weekend, months before he was scheduled to go to trial for the alleged theft of scholarly articles at the MIT campus. Copyright reform advocates including Lawrence Lessig have condemned prosecutors for aggressively pursuing the charges against Swartz, who could have gone...
Aaron Swartz's Lawyer Explains Why He Would Have Won The Data Theft Case

Five US senators propose latest data breach notification bill

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Five Republican senators have introduced what’s been dubbed the “Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2012,” as a way to compel corporations and other entities to disclose data breaches. The bill, introduced in the US Senate on Thursday, will require that data owners, as well as the Secret Service...
Five US senators propose latest data breach notification bill

Processor Global Payments: Up To 1.5M Credit Card Numbers May Have Been Stolen In Visa, MasterCard Security Breach

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On Friday, we heard the news that payments processor Global Payments was hit with a massive security breach involving MasterCard and Visa cardholders. At the time it was unclear the reach of the security issue, which was being investigated by the U.S. Secret Service. Tonight, Global Payments reports that those...
Processor Global Payments: Up To 1.5M Credit Card Numbers May Have Been Stolen In Visa, MasterCard Security Breach

Feds Yank Another Site -- Even Without SOPA

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Analysis: The Secret Service takes down JotForm and restores it without explanation; perhaps the anti-SOPA hysteria wasn't alarming enough....
Feds Yank Another Site -- Even Without SOPA

Declassified 9/11 U.S. Secret Service FOIA Records Describing Activity of President Bush & VP Cheney

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Declassified 9/11 U.S. Secret Service FOIA Records Describing Activity of President Bush & VP Cheney

Restaurant Owner Slammed On Yelp For Supporting Obama

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Over the weekend President Obama made a campaign stop at Big Apple Pizza in Ft. Pierce, Florida. The owner, Scott Van Duzer, is reportedly a registered Republican but is also a supporter of Obama. During a photo op he hugged Obama (with Secret Service permission). The story and the image...
Restaurant Owner Slammed On Yelp For Supporting Obama
Hacker holds Romney tax returns ransom for $1M in Bitcoins
After the hack: FAQ for breach affecting up to 10 million credit cards

Secret Service has new policies banning excessive drinking, social media misuse

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The Secret Service has formally adopted new policies on the use of alcohol and social media, banning excessive drinking and the sharing of work-related information on sites including Facebook five months after more than a dozen employees were accused of drunken partying with prostitutes in Colombia. Read full article >>...
Secret Service has new policies banning excessive drinking, social media misuse

Secret Service Laced Honeypot With Seduction to Catch Hackers

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The Ultimate Guide to Social Engineering [PDF] states “social engineers offer free gifts of favors” counting on the fact that reciprocation is a human impulse. An example is to give a “plate of cookies,” but what if the bait goodies were more along the lines of a plate of nookie?...
Secret Service Laced Honeypot With Seduction to Catch Hackers

Secret Service Paid TJX Hacker $75,000 a Year

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Convicted TJX hacker Albert Gonzalez earned $75,000 a year working undercover for the U.S. Secret Service, informing on bank card thieves before he was arrested in 2008 for running his own multimillion-dollar card-hacking operation. The information comes from one of Gonzalez’s best friends and convicted accomplices, Stephen Watt. Watt...
Secret Service Paid TJX Hacker $75,000 a Year

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta 'Regrets' His Weekend Jet Trips Home Have Cost Taxpayers $860,000

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It's tax day. People are flipping out about the government bureaucrats who spent a lavish time in Vegas.  And now people can flip out about our defense secretary, who takes an  Air Force C-37 from Washington to his home in California for the weekends.  The AP has the details: Panetta is...
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta 'Regrets' His Weekend Jet Trips Home Have Cost Taxpayers $860,000

Tweets Calling for Obama’s Assassination Prompt Secret Service Investigation - http://bit.ly/cN7qvI

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Tweets Calling for Obama’s Assassination Prompt Secret Service Investigation - http://bit.ly/cN7qvI

Norwegian Security Service Wants Details Of Citizens' Web Comments Retained For Six Months

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Governments around the world are seeking to monitor more and more of their citizens' online activities -- and it's not just the most obviously repressive regimes doing this. In the US, there is CISPA, while the UK is drawing up the Communications Capability Development Programme. Thomas Steen alerts us to...
Norwegian Security Service Wants Details Of Citizens' Web Comments Retained For Six Months

JotForm says domain suspended by feds

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Company that hosts user-generated forms has domain disabled and is told to call the Secret Service. [Read more]...
JotForm says domain suspended by feds

Tweets Calling for Obama’s Assassination Prompt Secret Service Investigation

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Two Twitter users are learning the hard way that threats against the President of the United States are taken very seriously, even when they’re just a tweet.Following last night’s passage of the healthcare reform bill, @THHEE_JAY and @Solly_Forrel expressed their frustration with the President by publishing tweets reading “ASSASSINATION!...
Tweets Calling for Obama’s Assassination Prompt Secret Service Investigation

Launch Conference, Interrupted

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Sarah and I are here at Jason Calacanis’ Launch Conference Festival at the Design Center in SF. It’s like going back in time to TC40 — which is both a good and weird thing. The plan was to cover as many of the startups launching here as possible — as...
Launch Conference, Interrupted

Secret Service Probes Hack of Bush Emails

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The U.S. Secret Service is investigating a hack of Bush-family email accounts, a break-in that gained access to personal information and family pictures, representatives for the agency and the former presidents’ family said Friday. The intrusion, reported by the website The Smoking Gun, includes access to the email accounts of...
Secret Service Probes Hack of Bush Emails

Australia's Spies Want To Put Members Of The Public At Risk By Using Them To Pass On Malware to Suspected Terrorists

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Last year we wrote about the German police using malware to spy on members of the public. Now ASIO, Australia's national secret service, has come up with a new variant on the idea: A spokesman for the Attorney-General's Department said it was proposing that ASIO be authorised to ''use a...
Australia's Spies Want To Put Members Of The Public At Risk By Using Them To Pass On Malware to Suspected Terrorists

Hillary Clinton: the legend of the secretary of cool continues to grow

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With an image that's already blazing hot, new photos of Madame Secretary in Colombia have lit up the internet once againShe works hard; she plays hard.We already knew the former. Now we know secretary of state Hillary Clinton can throw down just as enthusiastically as a young Hill staffer.Clinton was...
Hillary Clinton: the legend of the secretary of cool continues to grow

Julian Assange Unmasks Eric Schmidt's Evil Plans To Enslave The World

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The following is my fictionalized story based on a stranger-than-fiction, real life op-ed by Julian Assange, wherein he accuses Google of conspiring with the State Department to dominate the world.  Assange’s quotes are real. “General Schmidt, Julian is on to us,” said President Obama as he sauntered through the steel doors...
Julian Assange Unmasks Eric Schmidt's Evil Plans To Enslave The World
Wikileaks Alleges Relationship With Web Activist Aaron Swartz
Artist Kyle McDonald on how an Apple Store art project led to a Secret Service investigation
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