A U.S. judge has certified a class action against Target Corp brought by several banks over the retailer's massive data breach in 2013.
For the past seven years, a cyberespionage group operating out of Russia — and apparently at the behest of the Russian government — has conducted a series of malware campaigns targeting governments, political think tanks, and other organizations.
How and why do judges and juries arrive at their decisions? A new study identifies how a key brain region orchestrates punishment decisions.
Criminals are far more likely to acquire guns from family and acquaintances than by theft, according to new studies by researchers at Duke University and the University of Chicago.
The forensic science regulator is reviewing a series of sexual assault cases to examine whether poor evidence gathering at crime scenes may be compromising criminal justice in the UK, she told the Guardian.
Even when a body is submerged in deep and murky water, a specially-trained dog can sniff its whereabouts from the surface. This incredible level of canine capability could make a powerful case for extending their use in cases of underwater corpses.
Cutting-edge scanning technology was used to help identify victims of the crash at the Shoreham Air Show.
If you protect your Android phone with a password rather than an unlock pattern or PIN, you may want to keep it in your sight a little more carefully than usual. A new, dead-simple attack could allow anyone who gets their hands on it to bypass that password lock with no more skill than it takes to cut and paste a long string of characters.
Online crime worldwide is increasingly displacing conventional forms of property crime, such as burglary and robbery.
A question from a member of the Pentagon’s new cyberwarfare unit the other day prompted President Obama to voice his frustration about America’s seeming inability to deter a growing wave of computer attacks, and to vow to confront the increasingly aggressive adversaries who are perpetrating them.
A Russian man pleaded guilty in the U.S. on Tuesday to a major role in a computer hacking scheme that authorities say involved stealing and selling 160 million credit and debit card numbers.
The United States will post a prosecutor at Europol, Europe's police agency, to enable closer cooperation on international cyber crime investigations, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Wednesday.
A retired Chicago police officer has been charged with making threats against officials investigating the death of Fox Lake police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz.
Law enforcement agencies and prosecutors in Oregon received nearly $4 million last week to DNA test an extensive backlog of sexual assault kits. According to a recent audit by the Oregon State Police, there are more than 4,700 untested kits in Oregon, which doesn’t included those submitted anonymously.
The rapping of knuckles on wood brought Kevin Brown to his front door on the morning of January 9, 2014. The uniformed detectives standing on his doorstep introduced themselves as Michael Lambert and Lori Adams of the San Diego Police Department.