Slashdot Items Tagged "crime"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @11:17AM Phishing Blast Uses Dropbox To Target Hong Kong Journalists
Monday November 30, 2015 @05:46PM US Marshals Jump Into 'Cyber Monday' Mania
Saturday November 28, 2015 @02:02PM How Bad of a World Are We Really Living In Right Now?
Saturday November 28, 2015 @01:24PM DecryptorMax/CryptInfinite Ransomware Decrypted, No Need To Pay Ransom
Friday November 27, 2015 @08:52PM France Using Emergency Powers To Prevent Climate Change Protests
Friday November 27, 2015 @07:39AM Czech Judge Cuts Deal With Software Pirate: Get 200K YouTube Views Or Pay Huge Fine
Friday November 27, 2015 @07:24AM UK Prisons To Crack Down On Inmate Internet and Mobile Phone Use
Thursday November 26, 2015 @08:53AM Even the Dumbest Ransomware Is Almost Unremovable On Smart TVs
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @12:46PM High Level Coding Language Used To Create New POS Malware
Monday November 23, 2015 @06:05PM Patreon Users Threatened By Ashley Madison Scammers
Monday November 23, 2015 @05:58PM Fake Bomb Detector, Blamed For Hundreds of Deaths, Is Still In Use
Monday November 23, 2015 @07:20AM How Anonymous' War With Isis Is Actually Harming Counter-Terrorism
Sunday November 22, 2015 @10:40PM Australian State Bans Possession of Blueprints For 3D Printing Firearms
Friday November 20, 2015 @11:54PM FTC Amends Telemarketing Rule To Ban Payment Methods Used By Scammers
Thursday November 19, 2015 @12:37PM Chicago Sends More Than 100,000 "Bogus" Camera-Based Speeding Tickets
Wednesday November 18, 2015 @10:32PM The War On Campus Sexual Assault Goes Digital
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @01:01PM NYT Quietly Pulls Article Blaming Encryption In Paris Attacks
Monday November 16, 2015 @12:57PM After Paris, ISIS Moves Propaganda Machine To Darknet
Sunday November 15, 2015 @05:57PM Anonymous Vows Revenge For ISIS Paris Attacks
Sunday November 15, 2015 @08:47AM Police Body Cameras Come With Pre-Installed Malware
Saturday November 14, 2015 @10:02PM Belgian Home Affairs Minister: Terrorists Communicate Via PlayStation 4
Saturday November 14, 2015 @11:11AM Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Paris Attacks; Death Toll At 127
Friday November 13, 2015 @06:05PM Laser Strikes On Aircraft Increasing In Frequency
Friday November 13, 2015 @06:02PM Explosions and Multiple Shootings In Paris, Possible Hostages
Friday November 13, 2015 @08:39AM Justice Officials Fear Nation's Biggest Wiretap Operation May Not Be Legal
Thursday November 12, 2015 @10:51AM New Ransomware Business Cashing In On CryptoLocker's Name
Thursday November 12, 2015 @09:26AM Prison Hack Shows Attorney-Client Privilege Violation
Thursday November 12, 2015 @08:58AM Webmail Services Struggling Against DDoS Attacks
Wednesday November 11, 2015 @06:00PM Head of Indonesia's Anti-Drug Agency Proposes Using Crocodiles To Guard Prisons
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @12:19PM The Dark Net Drug Market That Survived Ukraine's Civil War
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @10:59AM The UK Will Police the Dark Web With a New Task Force
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @10:45AM ProtonMail Restores Services After Epic DDoS Attacks
Monday November 09, 2015 @06:00PM The Sophisticated Business of Today's Most Nasty Phishing Attacks
Monday November 09, 2015 @12:54PM Comcast Resets Nearly 200,000 Passwords After Customer List Goes On Sale
Friday November 06, 2015 @06:33PM TalkTalk Hack: 4% of Customers' Data Accessed In Cyber Security Breach
Friday November 06, 2015 @07:24AM Federal Prison System Wants Anti-Drone Technology
Monday November 02, 2015 @10:33PM App To Hold Police Instantly Accountable In Stop and Search
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:25AM Crime Lab Scandals Just Keep Getting Worse
Saturday October 31, 2015 @06:09PM UK Police Make Third Arrest Over TalkTalk Cyber Attack
Friday October 30, 2015 @06:41PM CoinVault and Bitcryptor Ransomware Victims Can Now Recover Their Files For Free
Thursday October 29, 2015 @04:23PM Chinese Hackers Targeted Insurer To Learn About US Healthcare
Thursday October 29, 2015 @11:32AM Drone Carrying Drugs, Hacksaw Blades Crashes In Oklahoma Prison
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @11:11AM Criminals Hacked Chip-and-PIN System By Perfecting Point-of-Sale Attack
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @07:45AM GA Tech Students Use Cell Phone Pings To Find Missing Person
Monday October 19, 2015 @03:31PM Feds Looking Into Reports CIA Director's Email Was Hacked
Monday October 19, 2015 @04:27AM Another 'StarCraft' Cheating Scandal Rocks Korea
Saturday October 17, 2015 @03:30PM Beware: FBI, Other Agencies Might Go After Your Voluntary DNA Records
Wednesday October 14, 2015 @07:41PM Ukrainian Hacker Who Targeted Brian Krebs Extradited To US
Wednesday October 14, 2015 @04:40PM German Police Warn Parents To Stop Posting Photos of Kids On Facebook
Wednesday October 14, 2015 @04:30PM FBI and Join UK Against Forces Against Spread of Dridex Banking Malware
Wednesday October 14, 2015 @01:49PM US Toddlers Involved In Shootings On a Weekly Basis
Thursday October 08, 2015 @11:23AM Former Reuters Media Editor Found Guilty of Helping Anonymous Hack Into LA Times
Wednesday October 07, 2015 @02:26PM Prison Debate Team Beats Harvard's National Title Winners
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @09:19AM International Exploit Kit Angler Thwarted By Cisco Security Team
Sunday October 04, 2015 @10:30PM 4 Calif. Students Arrested For Alleged Mass-Killing Plot
Thursday October 01, 2015 @08:52PM Experian Breached, 15 Million T-Mobile Customer's Data Exposed
Thursday October 01, 2015 @03:16PM Patreon Hacked, Personal Data Accessed
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @03:43PM Legal Loophole Offers Volkswagen Criminal Immunity
Monday September 28, 2015 @08:34PM How the FBI Hacks Around Encryption
Monday September 28, 2015 @04:57PM Study: $1.8 Billion In Reshipping Fraud With Stolen Cards Each Year
Friday September 25, 2015 @07:29PM Police Program Aims to Pinpoint Those Most Likely to Commit Crimes
Friday September 25, 2015 @10:53AM Curbing the For-Profit Cybercrime Food Chain
Friday September 25, 2015 @06:54AM 'RipSec' Goes To Hollywood: How the iCloud Celeb Hack Happened
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @11:53AM OPM Says 5.6 million Fingerprints Stolen In Cyberattack
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @02:10PM Morgan Stanley Employee Pleads Guilty In Data Breach Case
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @09:11AM Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Operator Pleads Guilty To $150M Fraud
Monday September 21, 2015 @06:33AM UK Man Gets Britain's First-Ever Conviction For Illegal Drone Use
Saturday September 19, 2015 @08:34AM Some Trump Donors Get Fleeced By 3rd-Party Payment System
Thursday September 17, 2015 @10:10PM Bitcoin Trader Agrees To Work For Police In Plea Agreement
Wednesday September 16, 2015 @12:24PM AT&T Offers $250k Reward To Find the California Fiber-Optic Ripper
Monday September 14, 2015 @06:10AM University Employees Suspended Due To Guest Worker Scandal
Sunday September 13, 2015 @02:44PM Sharebeast, the Largest US-based Filesharing Service, Has Its Domain Seized
Sunday September 13, 2015 @07:20AM Hackers' Latest Targets: Google's Webmaster Tools
Friday September 11, 2015 @10:39AM Bitcoin Extortion Group DD4BC Now Targeting Financial Services
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @11:38AM Proposed MAC Sniffing Dongle Intended To Help Recover Stolen Electronics
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @11:28AM Smartphone Malware Planted In Popular Apps Pre-sale
Monday August 31, 2015 @08:24PM Secret Service Agent Pleads Guilty In Bitcoin Theft
Monday August 31, 2015 @07:12PM Six UK Teens Arrested For Being "Customers" of Lizard Squad's DDoS Service
Sunday August 30, 2015 @10:39AM The Coming Terrorist Threat From Autonomous Vehicles
Friday August 28, 2015 @05:34PM Harshest Penalty for Alleged Rapist Was For Using a Computer To Arrange Contact With Teen
Thursday August 27, 2015 @05:29PM Inside the Booming, Unhinged, and Dangerous Malvertising Menace
Thursday August 27, 2015 @08:37AM North Dakota Legalizes "Less Than Lethal" Weapon-Equipped Police Drones
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @07:31AM Ashley Madison Hack Claims First Victims
Monday August 24, 2015 @04:57PM 2 Arrested In Plot To Fly Contraband Into Prison With Drone
Sunday August 23, 2015 @07:49PM In Baltimore and Elsewhere, Police Use Stingrays For Petty Crimes
Friday August 21, 2015 @10:25PM Two US Marines Foil Terrorist Attack On Train In France
Thursday August 20, 2015 @05:40PM More Ashley Madison Files Published
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @08:49AM The Network Is Hostile
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @07:32AM US No-Fly List Uses 'Predictive Judgement' Instead of Hard Evidence
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @07:08AM Uber Lowers Drunk Driving Arrests In San Francisco Dramatically
Sunday August 16, 2015 @04:16PM Legal Scholars Warn Against 10 Year Prison For Online Pirates
Thursday August 13, 2015 @09:00AM Time Runs Out On Sweden's Sexual Assault Charges Against Julian Assange
Monday August 10, 2015 @03:40PM New Video Shows Shot Down Drone Hovered For Only 22 Seconds
Monday August 10, 2015 @01:59PM Google, Facebook and Twitter To Block "Hash Lists" of Child Abuse
Monday August 10, 2015 @07:06AM Many Australians Forced To Pay For "Unbreakable" Cryptolocker Ransomware
Monday August 10, 2015 @02:54AM Stingray-Like Device Enables Blackmail In S. Africa
Sunday August 09, 2015 @09:12PM 2.4 Million Customer's Records Stolen From Carphone Warehouse
Sunday August 09, 2015 @12:41PM Finnish Police: If You See Uber Car, Call 911
Thursday August 06, 2015 @08:58AM At Black Hat: Square Reader To Credit Card Skimmer In 10 Minutes
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @08:06AM India Blocks Over 800 Adult Websites
Sunday August 02, 2015 @05:53PM Girls Catfish ISIS On Social Media For Travel Money
Sunday August 02, 2015 @07:21AM Hitchhiking Robot's Cross-Country Trip Ends In Philadelphia
Saturday August 01, 2015 @09:30AM Japanese Police Arrest Mount Gox CEO Mark Karpeles
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @08:43AM Your Stolen Identity Goes For $20 On the Internet Black Market
Friday July 24, 2015 @06:06PM An Interview With Hacking Team's CEO
Thursday July 23, 2015 @01:31PM "Breaking Bad" At the National Institute of Standards and Technology
Wednesday July 22, 2015 @08:43AM FTC Accuses LifeLock of False Advertising Again
Wednesday July 22, 2015 @08:40AM Ex-Lottery Worker Convicted of Programming System To Win $14M
Monday July 20, 2015 @08:28PM UK Government Proposes 10-Year Copyright Infringement Jail Term
Sunday July 19, 2015 @10:51PM Internet Dating Scams Target Older American Women
Thursday July 16, 2015 @09:31PM FBI, International Law Units Smash Infamous Hacker Bazaar Darkode
Monday July 13, 2015 @08:56PM Man Arrested After Charging iPhone On London Overground Train
Thursday July 09, 2015 @05:30PM Bomb Squad Searches House Over Teenager's Chemistry Experiments
Thursday July 09, 2015 @08:25AM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Ongoing Suspected Identity Theft?
Wednesday July 08, 2015 @05:23PM Technology and the End of Lying
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @09:12AM Eric Holder Says DoJ Could Strike Deal With Snowden; Current AG Takes Hard Line
Monday July 06, 2015 @09:24PM Judge Dismisses Second Conviction of Ex-Goldman Sachs Coder
Friday July 03, 2015 @09:21PM In Response to Open Letter, France Rejects Asylum For Julian Assange
Friday July 03, 2015 @07:03PM Japanese Court Orders Google To Delete Past Reports Of Man's Molestation Arrest
Friday July 03, 2015 @06:44AM Cameron Asserts UK Gov't Will Leave No "Safe Space" For Private Communications
Thursday July 02, 2015 @09:19PM Trolls No Longer Welcome In New Zealand
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @08:35PM San Francisco Fiber Optic Cable Cutter Strikes Again
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @11:10AM Interviews: Brian Krebs Answers Your Questions
Monday June 29, 2015 @04:14PM Uber France Leaders Arrested For Running Illegal Taxi Company
Sunday June 21, 2015 @10:45PM Dallas Police Falsely Credit TrapWire System For Arrests
Sunday June 21, 2015 @10:54AM Security Oversights and Complacency Set the Stage For Killers' Escape
Thursday June 18, 2015 @07:52AM E-Detective Spy Tool Used By Police and Governments Has Major Security Holes
Thursday June 18, 2015 @07:24AM 86.2 Million Phone Scam Calls Delivered Each Month In the US
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @11:12AM Interviews: Ask Brian Krebs About Security and Cybercrime
Monday June 15, 2015 @10:17PM Malware Attacks Give Criminals 1,425% Return On Investment
Monday June 15, 2015 @10:13PM FBI Investigating Series of Fiber Cuts In San Francisco Bay Area
Sunday June 14, 2015 @08:04PM US Teen Pleads Guilty To Teaching ISIS About Bitcoin Via Twitter
Sunday June 14, 2015 @12:42AM Amazon Publishes Opaque Transparency Report
Monday June 08, 2015 @08:56PM Prenda Gets Hit Hard With Contempt Sanctions For Lying To Court
Friday June 05, 2015 @06:39AM US Prosecutors Say Clearing Browser Data Can Be Obstruction of Justice
Friday June 05, 2015 @06:37AM Bell Media President Says Canadians Are 'Stealing' US Netflix Content
Thursday June 04, 2015 @06:11PM Intel Security Scares Ransomware Script Kiddie Out of Business
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @12:34PM Professional Russian Trolling Exposed
Monday June 01, 2015 @06:14PM Indicted Ex-FIFA Executive Cites Onion Article In Rant Slamming US
Monday June 01, 2015 @03:09PM Ransomware Creator Apologizes For "Sleeper" Attack, Releases Decryption Keys
Sunday May 31, 2015 @11:18AM Scientists Study Crime In Progress In a VR Simulated Environment
Friday May 29, 2015 @06:24AM Murder Accusations Hang Over Silk Road Boss Ulbricht's Sentencing
Monday May 25, 2015 @09:52PM Attackers Use Email Spam To Infect Point-of-Sale Terminals
Sunday May 24, 2015 @10:44PM San Bernardino Sheriff Has Used Stingray Over 300 Times With No Warrant
Thursday May 21, 2015 @08:37PM DNA On Pizza Crust Leads To Quadruple Murder Suspect
Thursday May 21, 2015 @12:45PM Stanford Researcher Finds Little To Love In Would-Be Hacker Marketplace
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @05:12PM FBI: Social Media, Virtual Currency Fraud Becoming a Huge Problem
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @11:27AM UK Criminals Use Drones To Case Burglary Prospects
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @07:43AM Swedish Court Orders Seizure of Pirate Bay Domains
Monday May 18, 2015 @02:51PM Silk Road's Leader Paid a Doctor To Help Keep Customers Safe
Sunday May 17, 2015 @04:52PM Baton Bob Receives $20,000 Settlement For Coerced Facebook Post
Sunday May 17, 2015 @02:33PM Cocaine Use Can Now Be Tested In Fingerprints Using Ambient Mass Spectrometry
Friday May 15, 2015 @06:02PM Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Gets Death Penalty In Boston Marathon Bombing
Friday May 15, 2015 @06:26AM FCC May Stop 911 Access For NSI Phones
Thursday May 14, 2015 @07:25AM Verizon, Sprint Agree To Pay Combined $158 Million Over Cramming Charges
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @06:59PM Hackers Using Starbucks Gift Cards To Access Credit Cards
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @06:32PM US Passport Agency Contractor Stole Applicants' Data To Steal Their Identities
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @11:23AM Anonymous Accused of Running a Botnet Using Thousands of Hacked Home Routers
Monday May 11, 2015 @06:55AM How To Set Up a Pirate EBook Store In Google Play Books
Sunday May 10, 2015 @07:06PM British Pilots: Poll Data Says Public Wants Strict Rules For Drones
Saturday May 09, 2015 @11:31AM Interactive Map Exposes the World's Most Murderous Places
Thursday May 07, 2015 @03:46PM No Justice For Victims of Identity Theft
Thursday May 07, 2015 @07:19AM Woman Alerts Police of Hostage Situation Through Pizza Hut App
Thursday May 07, 2015 @06:33AM What To Say When the Police Tell You To Stop Filming Them
Sunday May 03, 2015 @11:45PM Two Gunman Killed Outside "Draw the Prophet" Event In Texas
Sunday May 03, 2015 @09:06PM VA Tech Student Arrested For Posting Perceived Threat Via Yik Yak
Saturday May 02, 2015 @11:25PM In Second Trial, Ex-Goldman Sachs Programmer Convicted of Code Theft
Saturday May 02, 2015 @09:00PM Unable To Hack Into Grading System, Georgia Student Torches Computer Lab
Saturday May 02, 2015 @12:43PM Inside the Military-Police Center That Spies On Baltimore's Rioters
Thursday April 30, 2015 @03:23PM Can Riots Be Predicted By Social Media?
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @09:31AM TeslaCrypt Isn't All That Cryptic
Friday April 24, 2015 @06:30PM Allegation: Philly Cops Leaned Suspect Over Balcony To Obtain Password
Thursday April 23, 2015 @05:25PM Gen. Petraeus To Be Sentenced To Two Years Probation and Fine
Thursday April 23, 2015 @12:43PM Drone Killed Hostages From U.S. and Italy, Drawing Obama Apology
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:14AM Traffic App Waze To Alert L.A. Drivers of Kidnappings and Hit-and-Runs
Thursday April 23, 2015 @08:02AM Wellness App Author Lied About Cancer Diagnosis
Monday April 20, 2015 @12:29PM FBI Overstated Forensic Hair Matches In Nearly All Trials Before 2000
Monday April 20, 2015 @09:27AM New Dark Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits
Sunday April 19, 2015 @04:24PM Oklahoma Says It Will Now Use Nitrogen Gas As Its Backup Method of Execution
Saturday April 18, 2015 @01:20PM Dutch Prosecutors Launch Criminal Investigation Against Uber For Flouting Ban
Thursday April 16, 2015 @07:39AM Can Online Reporting System Help Prevent Sexual Assaults On Campus?
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @08:36AM Allegation: Lottery Official Hacked RNG To Score Winning Ticket
Sunday April 12, 2015 @10:18AM Watch DARPA Artificial Intelligence Search For Crime On the "Dark Web"
Friday April 10, 2015 @10:23PM Would-Be Bomber Arrested In Kansas; Planned Suicide Attack on Ft. Riley
Thursday April 09, 2015 @01:17PM The Courage of Bystanders Who Press "Record"
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @02:23PM AT&T Call Centers Sold Mobile Customer Information To Criminals
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @01:37PM Verdict Reached In Boston Bombing Trial
Monday April 06, 2015 @11:57AM 'Revenge Porn' Operator Gets 18 Years In Prison
Monday April 06, 2015 @09:00AM Watching a "Swatting" Slowly Unfold
Friday April 03, 2015 @06:33PM Al Franken Urges FBI To Prosecute "Revenge Porn"
Monday March 30, 2015 @04:08PM Attempted Breach of NSA HQ Checkpoint; One Shot Dead
Monday March 30, 2015 @01:59PM Silk Road Investigators Charged With Stealing Bitcoin
Thursday March 26, 2015 @05:02PM PayPal To Pay $7.7 Million For Sanctions Violations
Thursday March 26, 2015 @12:17PM NJ School District Hit With Ransomware-For-Bitcoins Scheme
Sunday March 22, 2015 @03:55PM Online "Swatting" Becomes a Hazard For Gamers Who Play Live On the Internet
Saturday March 21, 2015 @10:21PM Hundreds Expelled, Many Arrested, For Cheating In India's School Exams
Friday March 20, 2015 @04:59PM OEMs Allowed To Lock Secure Boot In Windows 10 Computers
Friday March 20, 2015 @04:59PM OEMs Allowed To Lock Secure Boot In Windows 10 Computers
Thursday March 19, 2015 @04:18PM Obama: Maybe It's Time For Mandatory Voting In US
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @03:48PM Microsoft Blacklists Fake Finnish Certificate