Modern-day cats aren't associated with deities like they were in ancient Egypt, but the Internet has gotten them a little closer. For feline fans, it's a sea change. In the affections of Americans, cats often get short shrift compared with dogs. Some see cats as aloof, poor companions and indifferent to attention that dogs enjoy.
South Korea is seeking the cooperation of Chinese authorities in a probe into a cyber attack on its nuclear power plant operator after tracing multiple Internet addresses involved to a northeastern Chinese city near North Korea, a prosecution official said on Wednesday.
An attack on MacBooks, called Thunderstrike, has been uncovered that makes use of the laptops’ physical Thunderbolt interface to achieve persistent boot rootkits.
A man believed to have killed his ex-wife and five of her relatives earlier this month in the Philadelphia suburbs killed himself with a combination of drugs after the slayings, authorities said.
Of all the moments to chase a dream, May Aye Nwe chose the morning of Dec. 26, 2004. A child of rural Myanmar, she boarded a small boat seeking a better life in Thailand, just as the Indian Ocean tsunami raced in. Ten days later, her mother got a phone call that her 20-year-old daughter had died, and apparently vanished at sea in one of modern history's worst natural disasters.
Authorities hope DNA can solve the slaying of a 12-year-old girl more than five decades ago in northeast Ohio.
Digital evidence plays a growing role in a wide variety of crimes as cell phones, computers, GPS and other digital devices carry increasing amounts of information about our everyday lives. To support development of standards and guidance for digital forensics, NIST and the U.S. Department of Justice have named 20 experts to the Digital Evidence Subcommittee of the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC).
Following the November 24 wiper malware attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, and weeks of the company's data being leaked by attackers, the FBI has attributed the attacks to North Korea. Many security experts have called for the FBI to release precise technical details of the attack, saying that anything less leaves room for speculation.
She's white, believed to be at least 50 with soft, whitish-gray hair, and with a full set of teeth. Beyond that, investigators cannot say who she is or who apparently left her well-preserved, embalmed head lying alongside a road, making no attempt to hide the remains.
Who killed Marion Brubaker? For five decades, it’s been an elusive mystery. Marion was a studious 12-year-old, a preacher’s daughter, riding her bike home in at the end of summer in 1962 when she was violently attacked in a patch of woods in Coventry Township, Ohio.
With the bodies of almost 400 victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami still unidentified a decade on, Thai police were holding out little hope of gleaning any new information from opening a cargo container packed with unclaimed personal items.
The forensic pathologist best known for conducting autopsies in Montgomery County, Texas is making the transition next year to an administrative role that will oversee special projects.
After recording aerial video, Kele Stanley was arrested earlier this year for “obstructing official business” and disorderly conduct and misconduct at an emergency. While the charge of obstructing official business was summarily dismissed, Stanley’s video evidence was not enough to have the other charges dismissed immediately.
On Friday, a warning of a possible effort to hijack significant portions of the anonymizing Tor network was leaked to the Tor Project. And over the weekend, a cluster of servers in a Netherlands' data center that were used as Tor “exit nodes” and as mirrors for two Tor Project services were taken offline. However, it’s not clear who took the servers down or if law enforcement was involved.
Key North Korean websites were back online Tuesday after a nearly 10-hour shutdown that followed a U.S. vow to respond to a crippling cyber attack on Sony Pictures that Washington blames on Pyongyang. It wasn't immediately clear what caused the Internet stoppage in one of the least-wired and poorest countries in the world, but outside experts said it could be anything from a cyber attack to a simple power failure.