The name suggests a parade of a C-list websites. There was NewJunk4U.com and Monster-Ads.net, CoffeeHausBlog.com and SuddenPlot.com. But, these sad-sounding domains actually were artful creations of the National Security Agency: They were fronts for distributing and controlling government malware around the world.
Kaohsiung authorities have asked renowned forensic scientist Henry Lee to assist with the investigation of a prison hostage crisis in the city last month that ended with the six hostage takers, all inmates, committing suicide.
Vice President Joe Biden will join Senator Barbara Mikulski on Monday in Pikesville to highlight funding directed toward clearing a backlog of hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits.
Modern forensic science is useful for investigators as a means of solving the most complex crimes. But, new research unlocks the mysteries of the life and death of historical figures like King Richard III and the curious case of Cangrande I della Scala.
Mozilla, which operates thousands of servers to build products and run services for its users, has developed and launched Masche, a forensics tool for examining the memory of running processes. It’s a need that often arises during security investigations.
In the latest explosive allegation against the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office, a federal agent assisting with the notorious "Speed Freak Killers" case has accused the agency of sabotaging crime scenes to cover up the purported destruction of missing persons files.
A Texas House bill presented by Dallas Rep. Jason Villalba would allow law enforcement officials to charge people who are not members of the media with a Class B misdemeanor if they record police officers while on duty.
A Justice Department proposal that could make locating and hacking into computers that are part of criminal investigations easier is raising constitutional concerns from privacy groups and Google, who fear the plan could have broad implications.
Two men with ties to one of the three gunmen who terrorized Paris were handed preliminary charges Friday, the Paris prosecutor said, describing hundreds of texts, regular meetings and DNA recovered from a stun gun among the belongings at a bloodied kosher supermarket.
Since the demand for cyber professionals doesn’t look to be slowing down, the University of Alabama’s department of criminal justice is offering a new cyber crime minor that seeks to combine technical ability and an understanding of criminal motivations, bridging the gap between criminal justice and the broader social sciences, and computer science and information technology.
It's not often that the public gets to hear about the Air Force's inner workings when pertaining to highly classified networks; however, a special programs team from Hanscom Air Force Base’s Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks Directorate has recently emerged, making their presence known.
If anyone had forgotten the sheer scale of the dark-web drug trade, German police just offered a helpful reminder. They’ve seized more than a third of a ton of narcotics from a single online drug seller—a haul that, despite its size, represents an insignificant dent in the burgeoning digital narcotics market known as Evolution.
The goal of this project was a comprehensive analytical study of those benzylpiperazines, phenylpiperazines, benzoylpiperazines and designer phenethylpiperazines of significance in forensic drug chemistry.
In September 2014, NIJ convened a meeting with crime laboratory directors from various regions of the United States to gather information on strengthening the DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (DNA) and Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants (Coverdell) programs. This report provides a summary of generalized comments and opinions from the group, but does not represent the views of all recipients.
The University of Dundee’s world-renowned expertise in forensic and medical art is being further developed with the creation of a range of pioneering new courses.