The man who built the free email encryption software used by whistleblower Edward Snowden, as well as hundreds of thousands of journalists, dissidents and security-minded people around the world, is running out of money to keep his project alive.
Lorain County, Ohio’s crime lab is one of 48 state and 91 local laboratory systems set to participate in a national forensic laboratory information dystem.
A new 3D bullet-analyzing technology is used two places in the United States: on the TV show CSI and at the Orange County Crime Lab. The lab is the first in the U.S. to put to work a new scanning system that catalogs more detailed markings and grooves than ever before.
The suspected mastermind behind the underground website Silk Road was convicted on narcotics and other charges on Wednesday for his role in orchestrating a scheme that enabled around $200 million of anonymous online drug sales using bitcoins.
Hackers broke into a health insurance database storing information for about 80 million people in an attack bound to stoke fears many Americans have about the privacy of their most sensitive information. Anthem, the nation's second-largest health insurer, said it has yet to find any evidence that medical information like insurance claims or test results was targeted or taken in a "very sophisticated" cyber attack.
Scientists have developed a handheld fluorometer that, when combined with a smartphone, allows quick, accurate and inexpensive spectral analysis of suspected illegal drugs by law enforcement officers in the field.
Sophisticated computer malware has been infecting computers when users visit certain blogs that discuss the Islamic State militant group.
A young sergeant on the Pacifica police force recalled the horrific investigation into the Gypsy Hill murders in 1976. "We didn't have DNA back then. A lot of the forensics has changed over the years."
Scotland now has the most advanced DNA profiling system in Europe following a £6 million investment in new forensic capability.
The first expert witness for the defense in the trial of Lake Tahoe, California resident Tatiana Leibel for murder said he could not come to a conclusion about what happened on February 23, 2014, in the shooting death of Leibel’s husband, Harry.
Russian hackers, using spear-phishing attacks, successfully breached the network of Sony Pictures Entertainment in November 2014, and continue to have on-demand access to Sony's network, according to a new report.
An extensive and sophisticated cyber espionage operation targeting mainly Western military, government, defense industry firms, and the media, now has a new weapon: a spyware app for Apple iPhones and iPads.
An Ohio man who sold fake urine and other products meant to help people pass workplace drug tests has pleaded guilty before a federal judge in Pennsylvania.
In closing arguments, a prosecutor urged jurors to follow the "digital fingerprints" of the San Francisco man who created the underground website Silk Road and to convict him of operating a worldwide online drug network.
Law enforcement officials are still not sure how the body of 17-year-old Carolyn Lee Andrew ended up in a shallow grave in Duluth’s Twin Ponds in 1981. But nearly 34 years later, authorities believe they’ve finally determined the identity of her killer.