crime
Manchester Police Seek Escaped Prisoner in “Hipster” Disguise

Greater Manchester Police is hunting for escaped criminal Neil Brennan, and is warning that he may have taken on the likeness of a gentle hipster to disguise his scoundrel roots. Read More >>

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Video Explainer: How Criminals Can Easily Hack Your Chip & PIN Card

The EMV chip system is sweeping the States right now, but the UK has been Chip & Pinnin' it since 2003. So, British crooks have had plenty of time to work out how to hack the system and steal your cash. Read More >>

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This Guy Got a Cattle Tracking Implant in His Hand to Hack a Phone

A security expert had a computer chip usually used to track cows implanted in his hand by an “unlicensed amateur” so he could show how hackers could use tools hidden underneath their skin to hijack devices. Read More >>

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Anyone Can Buy the Malware Used to Hack Sony

The Sony hack was the worst corporate cyberattack ever, and now anyone with $30,000 (£20,500) in Bitcoin and the ability to use Tor can buy the type of exploit used to hack Sony on underground cyberweapon websites, according to ex-hacker Jon Miller. Read More >>

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Police Suggest Crime Victims Shut up and Solve it Themselves

The popularity of home CCTV systems and trawling Gumtree to get our nicked bikes back is leading some police forces to suggest DIY crime-solving to victims, with some forces taking it to such extremes that common crimes are "on the verge of being decriminalised." Read More >>

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Hiding a Meth Pipe in Your Vagina Can Only Ever End Badly

Having never sampled the apparent "delights" of crystal meth, I can only speculate as to the intensity of the zoned-out high it gives you. But even the most casual Breaking Bad fan must know that stuffing a glass meth pipe up your vagina while speeding in your car high as a kite can only end one way. Read More >>

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Three Crazy James Bond Villains Were Caught Trying to Cut Through The Internet’s Undersea Cables

While the Internet at large was freaking out about an apocalyptic attack that wasn't really happening yesterday, something nefarious was going down at the bottom of the sea. Egyptian authorites found a trio of divers down there attempting to sever a crucial submarine communications cable. Read More >>

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O2 Outage Meant Tagged Criminals Could Roam Around Free

The recent O2 outage may very well be fixed now, but according to the Sun, criminals tagged with a probationary curfew may have been able to roam around freely whilst the network suffered from nationwide problems. Read More >>

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Stupid Criminals Get Caught After Stupidest Facebook Mistake Yet

Just when I thought criminals with Facebook accounts can't possibly be more stupid, another imbecile comes along and proves me wrong by robbing an internet cafe at gunpoint—after using one of the computers to log into Facebook and leaving his account open. Read More >>