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Child abuse images dragnet snares 660 suspected paedophiles

Child abuse images dragnet snares 660 suspected paedophiles

Doctors, teachers, scout leaders, care workers and former police officers - all professions that entail unsupervised access to children - were among 660 who've been arrested in an unprecedented child abuse image dragnet in the UK.

Police dog catches paedophiles by sniffing out their hidden hard drives

Police dog catches paedophiles by sniffing out their hidden hard drives

Police detection dogs are the latest tool in investigators' arsenal when it comes to finding gadgets that might contain illegal images of child abuse, sometimes hidden in metal tins four layers deep inside a filing cabinet.

Online child abuse study examines nasty new trends including sextortion

Online child abuse study examines nasty new trends including sextortion

A European study into the commercialisation of child sex abuse online suggests that sexual images and videos shared between youngsters may become a major target for traffickers, who are using increasingly aggressive tactics to gain remote power over vulnerable kids.

Justin Bieber imposter jailed after tricking children into stripping in front of webcam

Justin Bieber imposter jailed after tricking children into stripping in front of webcams

A now-jailed paedophile posed online as Justin Bieber in order to trick children into stripping and performing sex acts in front of webcams - images that he then sometimes used to blackmail the children.

Malware alert while seeking child abuse images at work earns US man 5 years in jail

Malware alert while seeking child porn at work earns US man 5 years in jail

A five-year jail term has been handed to a US man found downloading and watching child abuse imagery at work. Authorities were apparently alerted to his activities when his company computer was hit by a malware attack.

Ransomware tricks child sex abuse image addict into turning self in to cops

Ransomware tricks child sex abuse image addict into turning self in to cops

A US child abuse image collector turned himself in to police earlier this month, after ransomware hit his PC and showed messages warning him that the FBI were on to his nasty activities.

17-year-old arrested for hacking into phones, stealing and distributing explicit images of children

17-year-old arrested for hacking into phones, stealing and distributing explicit images of children

A US teenager is charged with distributing child pornography after allegedly hacking minors' cellphones through an SMS ad that installed malware, giving him access to the phones' content.

Convicted sex offender let off the hook for child abuse image collection

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Inadvertent exposure of files on an unsecured wireless network doesn't justify the search that found them, an Oregon judge ruled, reversing his previous conviction of a sex offender.

48 countries join forces for biggest-ever fight against online child sex abuse

48 countries join forces for biggest-ever fight against online child sex abuse

Experts estimate that there are now some one million images of abused and/or exploited children available online, with the total growing by 50,000 per year.

FBI claims that Tor stymied child abuse investigation

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A recently published Freedom of Information Act (FOI) request has revealed that in at least one case, the US police's hunt for online child pornographers has been hindered by Tor.

Canadian politician accuses bill opposition of siding with child porn peddlars

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Canadian politician causes stir, saying anyone who objects to the "Protecting Children from Online Predators Act" sides with child pornographers. Do statements like this serve anything more than muddying the waters?

Child porn on your desktop? Don't take your virus-infected PC in for repair

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If you have a collection of illegal pornographic pictures of children on your virus-infected laptop, my advice would be (other than seek psychiatric help) not to take your computer in for repair. Meet 46-year-old Daniel J Wagner, of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Read more…