A hacker shut down four New Jersey Internet gambling sites for half an hour last week and threatened more cyberattacks over the holiday weekend unless a ransom was paid using the online currency Bitcoin, authorities have said.
State and local law enforcement officials in Deadwood, South Dakota on Tuesday presented images of an unidentified murder victim in a 15-year-old cold case.
In a recent letter to Denver Mayor Michael Hancock praising the work of the Denver Police Crime Lab, City Auditor Dennis Gallagher added a suggestion — making the unit an independent agency under the auspices of the state Department of Public Safety.
Federal investigators and local authorities have been combing through a wide swath of rural, sparsely populated land as they try to determine what caused an F-16 fighter jet to slam into a small plane over South Carolina, killing the plane's pilot and passenger.
The White House is nearing the end of a 30-day “cyber sprint” aimed at plugging the most gaping holes in the government’s network security.
Federal law enforcement officials warned Wednesday that data encryption is making it harder to hunt for pedophiles and terror suspects, telling senators that consumers' right to privacy is not absolute and must be weighed against public-safety interests.
An elite group of security technologists has concluded that the American and British governments cannot demand special access to encrypted communications without putting the world’s most confidential data and critical infrastructure in danger.
In the social Internet, building a legion of interconnected bots - all accessible from a single computer - is quicker and easier than ever before.
Suffocation, how to slash a person's throat, removing blood stains, and destroying DNA. A computer, which prosecutors say Jonathan Crupi used, searched those grisly topics less than seven months before Crupi allegedly slayed his wife, a Police Department Computer Crimes Squad detective testified on Monday.
Former Attorney General Eric Holder has said that a “possibility exists” for the Justice Department to cut a deal with former NSA contractor Edward Snowden that would allow him to return to the United States from Moscow.
Authorities suspect that the man charged with fatally stabbing a passenger during a daytime robbery aboard a Metro train Saturday may have been high on synthetic drugs.
The recently detected cyber attacks at Pennsylvania State University may spell bad news for other colleges and universities, according to IT security experts. Hackers such as those that targeted Penn State don’t set their sights on individual institutions, but on entire industries.
As part of their routine combat training, Army brigades will be more rigorously challenged to fight enemies in cyberspace.
Advantage Business Media’s R&D Magazine, sponsor of the R&D 100 Awards, today announced the full conference agenda for the R&D 100 Technology Conference to be held November 12-13, 2015 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Privacy and human rights advocates are having a field day picking through a massive leak purporting to show spyware developer Hacking Team's most candid moments, including documents that appear to contradict the company's carefully scripted PR campaign.