Emoji are the language of our online era. They convey things mere words often cannot. We send emoji to improve upon, even expand, our words and bring emotion—affection, frustration, love, anger—to the conversation. Now, like the tweets, posts, and texts that are a crucial part of the way we communicate today, emoji are, finally, getting their due in court.
Stunning images reveal the devastating impact a bullet can have when it hits a target.
New film footage revealing for the first time details of the potential killer blow that claimed the life of King Richard III shows the dramatic injury to the base of the skull as well as the inside of the top of the skull.
Researchers have shown that the striation pattern impressed in costal cartilage during the creation of a cut mark is an adequate representation of the tool’s cutting edge and can be used to identify class and individual characteristics of the tool. Therefore, the current method of classifying a blade type is based on the presence/absence and regularity of striations.
They're the emergency responders of the computer industry. CEO David DeWalt of Silicon Valley cybersecurity firm FireEye refers to his digital investigators as "cyber SEALs" — as in Navy SEALs, not the cuddly sea mammals. When big corporations like Sony Pictures, JPMorgan Chase, Target or Anthem suffered malicious hacks and data breaches that threatened their operations and reputations, they called in FireEye.
The Union County Police Firearms ID Unit in New Jersey has been honored by the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives for its work in solving gun crimes. The Firearms ID Unit received the Award of Excellence in recognition of its 200th match or "hit" on IBIS, the national system for tracking firearms used in crimes.
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have demonstrated a technique for mapping deformation in metals that can recover destroyed serial numbers on metal objects such as firearms, a common challenge in forensics.
After working with third-party security expert Palantir on a preliminary examination of recent fraud, Intuit said it believes the fraud cases did not result from a security breach but rather from criminals using stolen identities. Hackers and criminals have been able to purchase information from previous returns in order to circumvent the tax preparation software.
Characterization of Bacterial and Microbial Eukaryotic Communities Associated with Corpse Decomposition Using Next Generation SequencingFebruary 12, 2015 8:40 am | by Jessica L. Metcalf, David O. Carter and Rob Knight, NIJ | Comments
This study’s goal was to determine whether the succession of bacterial and microbial eukaryotic communities associated with corpses and their gravesoil are sufficiently predictable to be useful for forensic science and criminal justice.
Illegal drugs including crack cocaine and black-tar heroin, plus opioid painkillers and Suboxone — prescribed to help heroin addicts kick the habit — are routinely available in central Ohio, a state report shows.
Security experts are warning healthcare and insurance companies that 2015 will be the "Year of the Healthcare Hack," as cyber criminals are increasingly attracted to troves of personal information held by U.S. insurers and hospitals that command high prices on the underground market.
After months of work with world-class experts and online challenges, 60 cadets and midshipmen from the three service academies and the Coast Guard Academy recently faced off in contests of full-spectrum offensive and defensive cyber skills.
A local pioneer known for serving justice, his community and ice cream with equal zeal has passed away.
It’s generally commonly accepted that if a person is convicted of a serious crime such as murder or rape, their DNA will be collected and saved in a searchable database for future use.
The computer-assisted identification method developed through this project has the ability to test multiple skeletal elements within an anatomic region to provide increased statistical support for the results of the comparison.