Edmond Locard wasn’t just an artist, a lawyer, a violin virtuoso, a botanist, a linguist and medical doctor. He was also the founder of modern forensic science.
A senior US official has admitted that the first ever destructive cyber attack on an American firm by a nation state last year was carried out by Iranian operatives against the Las Vegas Sands casino group.
John Hanlon, executive director and legal director at the Illinois Innocence Project at the University of Illinois Springfield, wants attention to be paid to the status of biological evidence after a conviction.
Hackers have been stealing the secret algorithms and tactics used by hedge funds and high-frequency trading firms, according to two security companies.
A team of computer scientists have devised as way to lift the veil of anonymity protecting cyber criminals by turning their malicious code against them.
A shell casing found in a car rented by ex-New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez and at the scene of a killing near his home were fired from the same weapon, a state police sergeant testified at trial, according to the Associated Press.
An Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department detective turns to crowdfunding after a crime lab mistake.
In his most extensive comments on the JonBenet Ramsey case, the former Colorado police chief who led the investigation into the high-profile 1996 slaying of the 6-year-old beauty queen acknowledged online that officers botched the initial handling of the crime scene.
Forensic scientists have been an integral part of the judicial process for more than a century. Unfortunately, most forms of forensic evidence other than DNA have lacked scientific foundations.
Belkasoft has entered a strategic partnership with Passware, a leading provider of password recovery and e-Discovery software for Federal and State agencies, Fortune 500 corporations, law enforcement, military organizations, help desk personnel, business and private consumers.
New York financial regulators are considering tougher cybersecurity requirements for banks to mandate more complex computer sign-ins and certifications from the contractors of their cyber defenses, the state's top regulator said.
A Dutch SIM-maker allegedly targeted by British and U.S. spying agencies says it believes there was a hacking operation, but it didn't result in a massive privacy leak.
As Houston officials trumpeted the completion of DNA testing on a three-decade backlog of sexual assault kits, they also acknowledged that while the DNA of some alleged rapists went untested, the suspects committed other sexual crimes.
A Michigan court decision recently rejected the appeal of Joseph Blackmer, the man charged with the 1981 rape of a 23-year-old married woman, four months pregnant. The case demonstrates how useful DNA technology can be in solving sexual assault cases, even years after the fact, as Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy readies her department to analyze DNA results from more than 8,000 cases now being tested in private and state labs.
Brain imaging can already pull bits of information from the minds of willing volunteers in laboratories. What happens when police or lawyers want to use it to pry a key fact from the mind of an unwilling person?