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YouTube and MySpace links to suspected Arizona shooting gunman

[ 0 ] January 9, 2022

By now many of you will have heard of the deadly shooting rampage that took place in Arizona earlier today where several people were killed and more injured, some of them now in a critical condition. It now appears that the man identified as being the suspected gunmen, 22-year-old Jared Lee Loughner, had posted several [...]

Joanna Yeates Murder: Was it a Facebook friend who killed her?

Joanna Yeates Murder: Was it a Facebook friend who killed her?

[ 1 ] January 7, 2022

The tragic murder of Joanna Yeates just before Christmas shocked many people who continue to follow the investigation to help hunt down her killer. We previously told you how the police were using social media such as Facebook and YouTube in the murder enquiry and now it seems there has been another development involving Facebook.

Using Facebook to fight crime: Thief caught out

Using Facebook to fight crime: Thief caught out

[ 0 ] January 3, 2022

We hear an awful lot of negative things regarding privacy concerns about social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter but we sometimes forget that the latest technology can also have very positive uses. In the last couple of months we’ve posted stories about a thief caught by using Twitter and also a caravan thief [...]

Joanna Yeates Tributes Left On Facebook

Joanna Yeates Tributes Left On Facebook

[ 0 ] December 28, 2021

The very saddening revelation that landscape architect Joanna Yeates was recently murdered has not gone unnoticed as thousands of tributes have been left on Facebook.

Chris Brown Tweets Completion Of Domestic Violence Course

Chris Brown Tweets Completion Of Domestic Violence Course

[ 0 ] December 21, 2021

Chris Brown, 21-year old American pop recording artist and actor has taken to online social networking site Twitter. The site which gives celebrities the chance to tweet messages to their fans, announce events or put their side of the story across is growing in user numbers by the day. It certainly looks that the star [...]

Apple Store's Hit By Crimewave

Apple Store’s Hit By Crimewave

[ 1 ] December 15, 2021

With Christmas just over a week away and presents to buy, it seems that for some people, the wait is all too much to bear. For a group of five individuals, they have taken the easy option of breaking into an Apple store in Greenwich, Conn making off with devices no doubt fetching thousands and [...]

Wikileaks’ Assange wanted by Interpol: Persecution not prosecution?

[ 1 ] December 1, 2021

Here at OSM we’ve been keeping you informed about the latest round of Wikileaks leaks. We told how the Wikileaks website was under a mass distributed denial of service attack, and then posted an article on some of the key points from the leaked cables.

Twitter catches phone thief thanks to school boy

Twitter catches phone thief thanks to school boy

[ 0 ] November 22, 2021

A 10 year old school boy has aided in the arrest of a phone thief as he witnessed the robbery and managed to snap a picture of the criminal on this dad’s phone. Alex Wilson posted the picture on micro-blogging site Twitter which then helped the police to get a positive ID on the suspect [...]

$500,000 Worth Of Sony Gaming Goods Stolen

$500,000 Worth Of Sony Gaming Goods Stolen

[ 0 ] November 21, 2021

There’s a few individuals somewhere in Ontario that today will be rubbing their hands together with a huge grin on their faces, for news has come through that $500,000 worth of Sony goods has been stolen.

Caravan Thief Caught On Camera Via Google Street View

Caravan Thief Caught On Camera Via Google Street View

[ 0 ] November 8, 2021

Since Google’s Street View was released it has had its fair share of bad publicity, most recently an issue with collecting our personnel details via unsecured Wi-Fi networks.

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