Sheriffs are campaigning to pressure Google Inc. to turn off a feature on its Waze traffic software that warns drivers when police are nearby. They say one of the technology industry's most popular mobile apps could put officers' lives in danger from would-be police killers who can find where their targets are parked.
As one of America's top forensic scientists, Mohammad Tahir uncovered evidence that helped jail boxer Mike Tyson for rape, convict serial killer John Wayne Gacy and clear doctor Sam Sheppard of murdering his wife.
Richland College recently met the requirements for designation as a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence (CDFAE), the only institution in Texas and one of only 10 institutions in the nation to earn this distinction.
NIJ’s Forensic Technology Center of Excellence is hosting a two-day training workshop for forensic examiners on recognizing and minimizing bias in forensic science. Cognitive experts will lead the workshop, providing examples from a variety of forensic domains, including DNA, fingerprinting and forensic anthropology.
Texas Department of Public Safety labs are coping with an abundance of evidence testing submissions, an issue that mirrors a situation faced by federal agencies about 20 years ago.
Hackers defaced the website of Malaysia Airlines on Monday and threatened to dump stolen information online after posting a glimpse of customer data obtained in the attack.
For the third time in less than six months, a North Carolina inmate was exonerated by DNA evidence and freed after spending decades in prison for a wrongful murder conviction.
Security researchers at anti-virus vendor Kaspersky Lab have released more information about two of the modules associated with the Regin malware, which many believe to be a surveillance tool designed to conduct espionage.
Authorities say they have completed their analysis of more than 460 pieces of evidence in the case of a woman whose partial remains were found three years after her disappearance, possibly bringing defense attorneys a step closer to seeing how prosecutors have linked their clients to her.
Arkansas Crime Laboratory officials and the Pulaski County coroner's office have removed about 30 bodies from a suburban Little Rock funeral home after its license was temporarily suspended by the state Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors.
Chinese online censorship body the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has hit back at claims made by activists this week that the authorities allowed a Man in the Middle (MITM) attack against Outlook users in the country.
Barrett Brown, who became a cause célèbre after he was charged with crimes related to the 2011 Stratfor hack, will not go free as his supporters hoped. He was sentenced in Texas to five years and three months in prison.
Seattle police will begin DNA testing on all sexual-assault evidence kits and dig into the backlog of 1,276 stored kits that were never tested, the department has announced.
Last week's arrest of a man alleged to help run the Silk Road 2.0 online drug bazaar has touched off speculation he was identified using a controversial attack that for six months last year systematically worked to deanonymize users of the Tor privacy service.
A Washington resident who assisted in the management of the Silk Road 2.0 website was arrested late last week on a complaint charging him with conspiracy to distribute heroin, methamphetamine and cocaine. Using the moniker “DoctorClu” on the Silk Road site, he came to the attention of Homeland Security Investigations agents last July.