DNA evidence led investigators to a suspect accused of killing two men found with gunshot wounds to the head in a burned-out Tallahassee, Florida apartment.
Authorities have possession of crucial DNA evidence in the murder trial of two Burmese migrants accused of killing two young British tourists on a Thai resort island, the national police chief insisted Friday, disputing reports that it might have been lost.
It takes more than a keen eye and an agile hand to give a semblance of life to the dead. But for former police forensic artist Shuichi Abe, it is a profession he aims to pass down through generations of police officers after his groundbreaking work in identifying victims from the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami.
The head of the U.S. government's personnel office resigned abruptly on Friday, bowing to pressure for her to step down following a massive government data breach on her watch.
When a series of technical glitches hit companies that ranged from United to the New York Stock Exchange this week, suspicions immediately ran to a cyber attack. Was this just the beginning of something much worse? The irony that these worries were mostly expressed online at places like Twitter was not lost on many, but it points to how deeply they have become woven into the narrative of threats that surround us.
The latest bug in OpenSSL patched on Thursday is nowhere near as bad as Heartbleed and shows the open source community is getting better at spotting and addressing flaws, according to industry experts.
The EWG Action Fund is calling for a ban on asbestos in consumer products after it found traces of the carcinogen in children's crayons and toy crime lab kits.
A forensic dentist from Australia is on a mission to help identify victims of fatal burn injuries, developing a new product that dramatically reduces the time it takes to identify burn victims.
Massively parallel sequencing (MPS) is an exciting technology that could enhance the capabilities of forensic DNA analysts. But there are several challenges to implementing an MPS system in a crime laboratory.
Beware a surge in the number of ZeusVM Banking Trojan-based botnets operating in the wild, since the tools for building and customizing the cybercrime malware are now available for free.
About a month after the Office of Personnel Management notified employees about a recent hack, the federal government is ramping up research and development of secure email systems.
While the Italian surveillance company sells government agencies high-end zero-day proof-of-concept exploits, it secures root systems with the password 'P4ssword.' What's vulnerability commoditization got to do with it?
In February 2013, Twitter detected a hack attack in progress on its corporate network. Sure enough, similar attacks were visited on Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft in the coming weeks. In all four cases, company employees were exposed to a zero-day Java exploit as they viewed a website for iOS developers. Now, security researchers have uncovered dozens of other companies hit by the same attackers.
A hacker shut down four New Jersey Internet gambling sites for half an hour last week and threatened more cyberattacks over the holiday weekend unless a ransom was paid using the online currency Bitcoin, authorities have said.
State and local law enforcement officials in Deadwood, South Dakota on Tuesday presented images of an unidentified murder victim in a 15-year-old cold case.