The 50-year-old former academic surnamed Lu had “a set of recipes for producing methcathinone”, a drug similar to methamphetamine, which he provided to dealers.
Amphetamine labs are growing at an alarming rate, a Chinese police raid on the house of two methcathinone dealers in 2011 uncovered a pile of 80 million yuan, $AU13 million, in cash.
In Australia Amphetamine arrests have nearly double in past five years, according to Crime Commission’s Illicit Drug Data Report. Trade workers and those in the hospitality industry are among the biggest users of the drug according to an analysis of national drug data.
Lu “worked as a professor of chemistry at a university” in Xian, the capital of the northern province of Shaanxi, before teaming up with a drug manufacturer surnamed Chen in 2013 :: Read the full article »»»»
The CIA plans to radically overhaul operations, ramping up its capability to deal with cyber threats while boosting integration between departments via a network of new units, the agency says.
Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan outlined the proposed changes to the agency in a message to staff on Friday described as a “Blueprint for the Future” covering four key areas.
Mr Brennan said the US espionage agency would set up a new “Directorate of Digital Innovation” to reflect the rapidly evolving cyber landscape :: Read the full article »»»»
A US student has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for hacking the online accounts of Miss Teen USA and more than 100 other women in several countries and threatening to publish nude photos of them.
Jared James Abrahams surrendered in September to FBI agents probing so-called “sextortion” cases, in which he made demands in return for agreeing not to release the pictures. The investigation involved multiple victims in California, Canada, Moldova and Russia
20-year-old Abrahams, who hacked into as many as 150 online accounts and forced victims to engage in Skype sessions in which he convinced two teenagers to undress, made a plea deal with prosecutors in November.
Abrahams pleaded guilty to four counts – three of extortion and one of computer hacking – according to the US Attorney’s office in Los Angeles :: Read the full article »»»»
A UK based App developer says he’s created the first Google Glass App designed for sex, NO, not porn, sex.
Sex with Glass purports to let partners share their point of view with each other, allowing “you see two different perspectives, seamlessly, changing the way you experience sex”.
The idea is that both bedroom buddies wear Glass during their fleshy encounter, the App sends a live video feed to the other person’s display upon command, “OK, Glass, it’s time”, allowing them to see what you see in real time, to stop the live feed you simply utter the words, “OK, Glass, pull out”.
Unfortunately, according to the empathetic developer “No one wants the App in their store, not Google, nor Apple.
A woman has been gang-raped by a dozen men on the orders of village officials in eastern India as punishment for apparently having an affair. The village council in West Bengal state ordered the penalty to be carried out after the 20-year-old woman was discovered with a man from another community, a senior police officer said.
The woman was gang-raped after her parents said they could not pay the fine imposed by the council for having the affair. Twelve people have been arrested over the attack.
The incident took place in Subalpur village, about 240 kilometres west of the state capital Kolkata, after the couple were discovered on Monday. The man apparently involved with the girl was freed after he agreed to pay the fine within a week. The woman was recovering from the attack in a hospital :: Read the full article »»»»