Malaysian forensics teams exhumed a body from a shallow grave at an abandoned jungle camp used by human traffickers, the first of what police predicted would be more grim findings as they search through a cluster of illicit hideouts near the border with Thailand.
The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office has a new tool to quickly gather digital evidence at crime...
It is perhaps symbolic that the statue of Justice atop the dome crowning the white limestone...
The fate of the bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency is now...
SANS Institute has announced one of the industry's top forensic investigators, David Cowen, will teach SANS' popular FOR408: Windows Forensic Analysis course at SANS Minneapolis 2015 taking place July 20 – 25.
A new worm targeting Linux routers is exploiting them not through a vulnerability per se, but rather by simply brute-forcing weak passwords. The malware, which researchers have dubbed Linux/Moose, could be used for a wide variety of purposes - including DNS hijacking, DDoSing, and deep network penetration - but so far attackers only seem to be using it for tame social networking fraud.
Data leaks and other news events over the past few years have brought insider threats to the forefront of public attention, but most companies still lack the means or motivation to protect themselves from malicious insiders.
South African security firm Thinkst is hoping to give new life to an old idea — the honeypot — in a bid to help organizations detect security breaches and intruders in their private networks.
The average consolidated total cost of a data breach is $3.8 million, according to a Ponemon Institute study of 350 companies spanning 11 countries.
Sophisticated criminals used an online service run by the IRS to access personal tax information from more than 100,000 taxpayers, part of an elaborate scheme to steal identities and claim fraudulent tax refunds, the IRS said Tuesday.
In August 1979, a family hunting arrowheads dug up a headless male torso deep within a rock-strewn cave. The torso, wrapped in burlap and clad in a pink shirt and maroon sweater, was found in a grave 18 inches deep.
The nation’s approach to cyber security has much in common with medieval defense tactics, and that needs to change, says a cyber security expert at Missouri University of Science and Technology.
China’s military says the internet has become its main ideological battlefield and that it should build a “Great Wall” online to protect the country’s citizens from “hostile Western forces.”
The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward to change or extend the once-secret program ahead of its expiration at the end of the month.
The germs you pick up at a crime scene may one day land you in jail. Microbiologist Jack Gilbert and his team at the Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago have shown that bacteria clinging to the sole of your shoe could be a microscopic smoking gun that tells crime scene investigators where you’ve been.
In an episode of the CBS show “Criminal Minds” that aired last year, an FBI team is on a frantic hunt for a missing 4-year-old. The team soon realizes that the girl has been given away by a relative, Sue, and that there’s no way Sue is going to reveal her whereabouts.
As operations in Iraq and Afghanistan have demonstrated, the enemy is adept at making inexpensive improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, and modifying them over time to become even more lethal. So, departments of the U.S. Army came up with a plan to provide training and equipment to frontline Soldiers - particularly explosives ordnance personnel - to do forensics to speed up investigations.
Heart disease and cancer are overwhelmingly the most common causes of death in the United States. But researchers always like to dig deeper in to health trends than that. A new map, published by the CDC, shows the illnesses and accidents that disproportionately claim people in each state.
The Hatton Garden heist was a daring raid that involved climbing down lift shafts, drilling through a reinforced concrete wall, gaining entry to a secure vault and breaking numerous secure metal safe boxes before making away with valuables, right under the noses of security and police. But the investigation moved from snail’s, to making several charges in 48 hours. So what goes on and why is it all so slow?