The Animal Farm, an espionage group believed to be part of a French intelligence agency, has added to its zoo of tools with Dino, a backdoor espionage Trojan that uses complex methods to execute commands in a stealthy fashion.
The federal hacking investigation of the St. Louis Cardinals could take longer if high-level executives are implicated in the breach of the Houston Astros' database, according to legal experts. The investigation is likely several months old, with much of the computer forensics work likely already complete.
In June 2014, a Russian soldier posted on a social-media site a photo of himself standing in front of a military convoy against a nondescript background of hills, fields and scattered houses. It probably never occurred to him that such an innocuous image could become part of an increasingly detailed case being assembled in a bid to prove the Russian government has been lying when it denies militarily involvement in eastern Ukraine.
Investigators found no evidence of a shooting after the Washington Navy Yard went on lockdown Thursday because someone reported shots fired in the same building where a gunman killed 12 workers in a rampage two years ago.
The U.S. Army is seeking to equip its cyber warriors with cutting-edge networking hardware, and it is going outside the traditional acquisitions system to do it.
A seventeenth-century university has become the victim of a twenty-first-century crime. Harvard University has announced that on June 19, it discovered a breach in the IT systems of its Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Central Administration, currently impacting eight different schools and administrative organizations at the university.
Recent estimates indicate that as many as 15 of every 100 incarcerated offenders where DNA was an element in their trial may be wrongfully convicted because of misused DNA evidence matching techniques. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the ability of expert blinding and consensus feedback to improve the validity of expert testimony, specifically in the context of forensic science.
Carl Mark Force, the head of a Baltimore-based team of law enforcement that investigated the Silk Road drug trafficking website, has pled guilty to extortion, money laundering, and obstruction of justice.
What if finding DNA was all the police needed to know what a suspect looked like? This could become reality. Irish geneticist Dr. Susan Walsh has received funding from the U.S. Department of Justice to develop tests to get a picture of physical appearance from DNA.
A team of ghost hunters found the body of a missing woman as they explored the old Kuhn Memorial State Hospital in Vicksburg, a site known to be one of Mississippi's most haunted.
A woman who reported she was raped by an intruder was criminally charged after police said her fitness watch told a different story.
A Virginia man serving 10 years for possessing child pornography says the images found on computer hard drives at the family home were not his and instead belonged to his father, whom he lived with.
Cyberspace is being accepted throughout the U.S. Army as a warfighting domain. However, many soldiers outside of the U.S. Army Signal Corps do not grasp the concept of cyberspace as an operational realm. Empowering them with that understanding is essential to operational success.
The number of untested rape kits throughout Kentucky could number in the thousands, state Auditor Adam Edelen said Tuesday. The delay means a a backlog of up to a year for many victims and prosecutors around the commonwealth.
A contractor is being sued by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office in Louisiana who claims criminal prosecutions and convictions may be in jeopardy after a wall in its forensics lab allegedly failed due to damage from Hurricane Isaac in 2012.