Cyber attacks and cyber espionage are on the rise in Latin America, and the source of much of it is Brazilian hackers and Peruvian recent university graduates linking up with Russian-speaking experts, according to internet security analysts.
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Barclays Plc is hacking its own computer systems to stay a step ahead of the criminals. Staying ahead of the bad guys requires resources, expertise and vigilance, and even that isn’t always enough.
Researchers have found a highly questionable installer accessing people's Mac keychain without permission.
He's passed two polygraph tests. There's no DNA evidence linking him to the crime scene. And his wife and other immediate family members say police are looking at the wrong man. But allegations of sexual abuse, an FBI behavioral assessment and a vasectomy are among the evidence that led Ypsilanti police to name the stepfather of a murdered Eastern Michigan University student as a person of interest in their investigation.
The U.S. government has not yet notified any of the 21.5 million federal employees and contractors whose security clearance data was hacked more than three months ago, officials acknowledged on Tuesday.
A cyber espionage group likely out of Iran turned the tables on a security researcher who may have gotten a little too close to its operation: the attackers posed as the researcher in a spear-phishing email.
A federal appeals court has ruled that Phoenix police officials acted reasonably in requiring three officers to provide DNA samples for an investigation into a sergeant's death.
Five months after the body of Alabama A&M doctoral student Lavanya Abburi was found floating in a pond at the school's research farm, investigators still don't know exactly how she died. Abburi's case - and hundreds of others awaiting forensic analysis statewide - were dealt another blow on Monday, as Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences director Michael Sparks announced the possible closure of the Huntsville morgue.
Distributed denial of service attacks have become a favorite tactic of cyber criminals, extortionists and protesters.
The proliferation of new Web addresses has created a free-for-all as cyber criminals race to spread malware or steal personal information with new sites, researchers say.
Shaun Bridges, a former Secret Service agent who was investigating the Silk Road drug trafficking website, pled guilty today to charges of money laundering and obstruction of justice.
Reconstructing the travel-movement of individuals can be important to many forensic investigations, spanning from homeland security issues at the national level to cold-case investigations at the local level. Analysis of stable isotopes recorded in human scalp hair at natural abundance levels has shown to be a useful tool to law enforcement and has assisted in the reconstruction of the recent geographic-movement histories of individuals.
A northern Virginia teenager was sentenced Friday to more than 11 years in prison for helping another teen travel to Syria to join the Islamic State and for providing other aid to the militant group.
The Army is looking for soldiers and civilians to serve in new cyber units charged with protecting critical stateside infrastructure and creating “effects” on the battlefield in support of conventional forces. The challenge: Attracting the creative, energetic talent typically drawn to the freewheeling tech sector.
Foreign spy services, especially in China and Russia, are aggressively aggregating and cross-indexing hacked U.S. computer databases — including security clearance applications, airline records and medical insurance forms — to identify U.S. intelligence officers and agents, U.S. officials said.
After burglars grab the cash, the electronics and the jewels, they often linger in the victim’s home for a beer or a bite to eat. Scientists seize the opportunity to help catch them, using the latest technology to find traces of DNA on silverware, rims of bottles and cans, even half-eaten food.