The engineer was able to put together the chip card hacking scheme that a group of French researchers call "the most sophisticated smart card fraud encountered to date.”
A judge has ruled that a mother and boyfriend charged in the death of a 2-year-old girl whose body washed up on a Boston Harbor beach can have their own autopsy conducted on her remains.
In the fall of 2004, a DNA sample identified the culprit: Emile Joseph Cromwell raped three women and a girl who lived along Hemlock Crescent S.W. between 1988 and 1992. Busch described the hunt for a serial rapist in an interview with Jason van Rassel.
The results from a Pennsylvania company's TrueAllele DNA testing software have been used in roughly 200 criminal cases, from California to Florida, helping put murderers and rapists in prison. Criminal defense lawyers, however, want to know whether it's junk science.
In August 2014, a Twitter account affiliated with Anonymous, the hacker-crusader collective, declared “full-scale cyber war” against ISIS: “Welcome to Operation Ice #ISIS, where #Anonymous will do it’s [sic] part in combating #ISIS’s influence in social media and shut them down.”
While an Ohio man was on electronic monitoring in an abduction case, he had a 14-year-old girl dropped off at his home by taxi, held her captive for months and raped her, according to criminal charges and court records.
Winklebleck, who would have turned 48 this year, was sought on felony warrants for kidnapping, criminal impersonation, assault, attempted rape and robbery. He was separately wanted for child sex abuse and failing to register as a child sex offender.
The shooting was one of several in recent weeks in Michigan involving people who have taken the law into their own hands.
The rise in violent crime has been mirrored in several major cities across the United States, such as Milwaukee, Baltimore, Houston, New Orleans, St. Louis, and Atlanta. Some of the possible influences could be similar, such as tensions between police and minority communities or the supposed “Ferguson effect” of police patrolling streets less aggressively for fear of being a part of the next scandal.
Hackers have been known to use all manner of remote access tools to break into mobile phones, often by finding vulnerabilities in an operating system like Android or even in SIM cards. It’s more rare to try and tap into the network infrastructure that routes these calls for mobile operators themselves. Yet new research shows that one nefarious kind of network surveillance is happening too, across the world.
The Forensics and National Security Sciences Institute (FNSSI) at Syracuse University will be awarded a $155,000 grant from the National Institute of Justice that will help scientists pin down rapists through DNA profiling.
A neighbor who lived two doors down from an 8-year-old girl who vanished from her bedroom one night in 1997 is now arrested and charged with her death. Some DNA had never been tested – and a 1-in-293-sextillion genetic match led to the break in the cold case, according to court documents.
At approximately 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested Jared Damien Boyce, 27, of Fortuna, for the murder of Stephanie Lee Fowler. Stephanie was reported as a missing person on May 26, 2007 from the Loleta area. The remains were identified by the teeth -- a forensic odontologist compared Fowler’s past dental records with the teeth of the skeleton, said Humboldt County Coroner Dave Parris.
Grand Junction-based forensic pathologist Dr. Robert Kurtzman has accepted an out-of-state job working for a state medical examiner’s office, which has huge implications for the Colorado counties he serves.