The Obama administration is developing a package of unprecedented economic sanctions against Chinese companies and individuals who have benefited from their government’s cyber theft of valuable U.S. trade secrets.
Foreign spy services, especially in China and Russia, are aggressively aggregating and cross-...
After burglars grab the cash, the electronics and the jewels, they often linger in the victim’s...
The murder suspect at the center of a national immigration debate admits he fired the shot that...
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.
Planned Parenthood recently gave congressional leaders and a committee that is investigating allegations of criminality at its clinics an analysis it commissioned concluding that “manipulation” of undercover videos by abortion opponents make those recordings unreliable for any official inquiry.
Several recent studies have called for improved imaging technology and matching algorithms to support firearm identification. The author investigated and developed a novel, accurate, and low-cost system for structural 3D imaging and comparison of cartridge cases.
On August 21, a pump and dump penny stock scam targeting US users, and spread using WhatsApp, drove the share price of Avra Inc, a digital currency company, by 640 percent from its opening price of $0.17 to its peak of $1.26. What is unique about this scam is its use of WhatsApp to spread the threat, essentially using mobile applications to resurrect schemes that are dying out on email.
Researchers have linked a sophisticated hacking scheme targeting Iranian dissidents and at least one freedom of expression activist back to Iran.
When cyber crime pops up in the news, it’s often accompanied by footage of dramatic raids, or grand press conferences held by law enforcement. This time, however, the National Crime Agency (NCA) — which is essentially the UK's version of the FBI — has taken a different approach.
A former intern at security firm FireEye has admitted in federal court that he designed a malicious software tool that allowed attackers to take control of other Android phones so they could spy on their owners.
Accusing the Justice Department of stonewalling, media company Associated Press filed a suit Thursday against the FBI for failing to turn over information under the Freedom of Information Act about a criminal sting operation in which it created a bogus news story and impersonated an AP journalist.
Austrian police on Thursday discovered the decomposing bodies of at least 20 — and possibly up to 50 — migrants stacked in a truck parked on the shoulder of the main highway from Budapest to Vienna.
In mere seconds, a system developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory can identify and characterize a solid or liquid sample.
Belittled by the judge and jeered by spectators, James Holmes was sent to prison for the rest of his life, while the survivors of his murderous attack on a Colorado movie theater wondered aloud how they would spend the rest of their days.
When hacker group Impact Team released the Ashley Madison data, they asserted that “thousands” of the women’s profiles were fake. Later, this number got blown up in news stories that asserted “90-95%” of them were fake, though nobody put forth any evidence for such an enormous number. So I downloaded the data and analyzed it to find out how many actual women were using Ashley Madison, and who they were.
The Defense Department’s information technology arm has unveiled a guide for IT shops in the defense and military space planning a move to the cloud.
Recent high-profile child-porn arrests in Louisville and Indiana momentarily focus a spotlight on a crime that Kentucky police and courts have seen steadily grow — climbing over 10 years from 250 charges to 2,400 last year.