As one of Australia's most infamous cold case mysteries, the enigma of the Somerton Man deals with a haunting situation: a man is found dead on a beach, and no one steps forward to identify him.
From airport security detecting explosives to art historians authenticating paintings, society’s thirst for powerful sensors is growing.
The Senate sped toward passage Tuesday of legislation to end the National Security Agency's collection of Americans' calling records while preserving other surveillance authorities. But House leaders warned their Senate counterparts not to proceed with planned changes to a House version.
Macs older than a year are vulnerable to exploits that remotely overwrite the firmware that boots up the machine, a feat that allows attackers to control vulnerable devices from the very first instruction.
Sitting in his wheelchair in the cramped but neat cubicle in the headquarters of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations, Justin Gaertner explains the basics of computer forensics to a Clearwater police detective who brought in a phone from a recent homicide case. It will be up to Gaertner, a computer forensics analyst, to sift through the data hidden on the phone to come up with evidence.
Successfully hiding messages in images has already been done, but is it possible to deliver an exploit in one - and run it? Saumil Shah, founder and CEO of Net-Square, has demonstrated that it's possible.
The IRS has failed to implement dozens of security upgrades to combat cyberattacks, leaving the agency's computer systems vulnerable to hackers, a government watchdog told Congress Tuesday. The agency's inspector general outlined the security weaknesses a week after the IRS announced that criminals had stolen the personal information of 104,000 taxpayers from an IRS website.
Three fatal shootings in Baltimore on Sunday bring May's homicide count to 43, making it the most violent month in more than 40 years.
Personal information of some 1.25 million of Japan's pensioners has been compromised and some of it was leaked following a successful breach of Japan Pension Service's computer systems.
If someone has been mugged, there's a mugger to catch. If a car is stolen, there'll be a thief to find. If a bank is robbed, there will be a robber to track down. And cyber crime? Not so much.
In a remarkable turnaround, Senate Republicans have agreed to debate a House bill that would overhaul the National Security Agency's handling of Americans' calling records while preserving other domestic surveillance provisions. But that move didn't happen soon enough to prevent legal authority for the programs from expiring at midnight Sunday.
The United States tried to deploy a version of the Stuxnet computer virus to attack North Korea's nuclear weapons program five years ago but ultimately failed, according to people familiar with the covert campaign.
In 2013, a pair of private investigators in the Bay Area embarked on a fairly run-of-the-mill case surrounding poached employees. But according to a federal indictment unsealed in February, their tactics sounded less like a California noir and something more like sci-fi: To spy on the clients' adversaries, prosecutors say, they hired a pair of hackers.
The dark web has become notorious for the sale of drugs, stolen financial data, and even guns, but in their latest crackdown, the feds are dragging another unlikely cash cow of the contraband underground into the spotlight: counterfeit coupons. For one fraudster, those fakes were good for tens of millions of dollars worth of every consumer product from kitty litter to Clif bars to condoms.