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Thief who mugged Facebook PlayStation-seller busted thanks to location data


The victim had been trying to sell an old PlayStation 2 through Facebook, and was contacted by a potential purchaser who turned out to be the mugger.

We offer some advice on making offline transactions with people you meet online.

The FBI's "Cyber Surf Island" game aims to promote internet safety amongst students


The FBI is taking its lead from popular online games like World of Warcraft with a new online safety education program for school age children that's light on content, but heavy on scrolls and whacky, animated characters.