The U.S. Central Command’s Twitter and YouTube accounts were hacked Monday by someone peddling ISIS propaganda. The proper response is a shrug.
Some major changes in DNA technology and analysis have recently come on to the forensic scene, but with little fanfare to accompany those changes, busy practitioners could be forgiven for not having noticed them.
The lawyer for a Russian accused by U.S. authorities of involvement in a huge computer hack that stole and sold at least 160 million credit and debit-card numbers called on a Dutch judge to ban his extradition to the United States.
In the lead-up to the annual State of the Union address, President Obama is doing rounds and giving a glimpse into his legislative plan for the year.
NIJ’s Forensic Technology Center of Excellence will host an online course on January 21 at 1pm EST to help crime labs justify the cost of a Vacuum Metal Deposition (VMD) and demonstrate that VMD has been one of the most important latent print developments since 1968.
After what appears to be an attack by those sympathizing with the Islamic State, the Twitter account of the U.S. Central Command has been suspended. The attack seems to coincide with President Obama's plan to outline new cybersecurity proposals. The Personal Data Notification and Protection Act and the Student Data Privacy Act are among them.
A hacker claiming to be behind a cyber attack on Banque Cantonale de Geneve on Friday divulged confidential client information after the Swiss bank failed to meet demands for payment.
President Obama on Monday will call for federal legislation intended to force American companies to be more forthcoming when credit card data and other consumer information are lost in an online breach like the kind that hit Sony, Target and Home Depot last year, White House officials said Sunday.
Divers retrieved one black box Monday and located the other from the AirAsia plane that crashed more than two weeks ago, key developments that should help investigators unravel what caused the aircraft to plummet into the Java Sea.
Penn State’s Forensic Science program is a partner on a new National Institute of Justice grant that will test DNA investigative tools that utilize next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology.
Tom Buchanan never really said what happened back in the 1940s when he was shot — but whatever it was, it finally killed him.
The New Jersey Regional Operations and Intelligence Center (ROIC), working in collaboration with New Jersey Department of Health and law enforcement agencies in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York through the Drug Monitoring Initiative, has identified three highly lethal brands of drugs identified by unique stamps, which are responsible for six recent overdose deaths in the region.
Federal agencies are big users of antivirus software, and regardless of their technical competence, government security professionals still find themselves victims of malware. Unfortunately, simply installing antivirus technology does not protect today’s endpoints.
No matter if you work for a government contractor or a top legal firm, there's a good chance your company's computers are infected with malicious software. That's a conclusion reached by FireEye.
A new judicial order in the Silk Road drug trafficking case has dealt a harsh blow to suspect Ross Ulbricht's defense — less than a week before his criminal trial is scheduled to begin.