Cryptocurrency theft rises 38% to $513 million in 2020
UK’s mobile and tablet theft hotspots are Leeds, Belfast and London (Swansea and Newcastle are safest
iPhone is the most-stolen handset in Britain
3,600 iPad Mini tablets stolen from JFK Airport
3,600 Apple iPad Mini tablets have been stolen from New York's JFK airport, which were sitting in the same cargo bay as is featured during the drug heist in the movie Goodfellas, somewhat ironically. Two men managed to load up…
Games consoles bring down Chinese crimelord
The gangster lifestyle makes for good videogame material (take your bow, Grand Theft Auto), but the criminal world and gaming dont appear to best friends when it comes to the real world. Take the case of Rai Kinzan, the 37…
New research reveals more laptops get stolen from homes than anywhere else
New research from laptop security company Absolute Software has revealed that a third of all British laptop thefts happen at home. This is far higher than any other country around the world. The study, carried out in conjunction with YouGov,…
UK businesses at threat from "evolved" cyber criminal attacks
The CA Internet Security Business Unit have released their latest State of Internet security report, revealing that rogue or fake security software, major search engines, social networks and Web 2.0 threats were the most notable online security issues in 2009….
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars hits the App Store
Here's one to bolster the argument that the iPhone is a bona-fide gaming console; Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars is now available for the iPhone. The perspective has changed, but the idea remains the same; from a top-down viewpoint players…
Plug mug, stops office-based mug theft
Do you have a mug problem in your office? Where some tosser always steals your mug from the cupboard just as you *really* need a soothing cup of tea? Well here’s your answer.
The Plug Mug, from IWOOT, has a removable plug in it that you can keep on your keyring and only apply when you’re drinking. That way, it’s useless to anyone else. It’s dishwasher safe and everything.
Yours for just £10, available right now.
Plug Mug (via Technabob)
Hackers planned massive bank swindle using keyloggers
Let me tell you a story. In 2004, in the dark of night, a gang of hackers broke into Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation in the City of London. With the help of a security guard who was their ‘inside man’, they crept through the dark aisles of cubicles, installing keyloggers on the PCs to record employee’s login details.