On Friday, GitHub, the open-source software code collaboration site, said they were experiencing the largest DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack in github.com's history, according to their blogpost.
Fingerprint examinations, firearms testing, shoe print and tire impression evidence are suspect. Bite mark evidence is especially singled out as unsound. Handwriting comparison has come under scrutiny. Can absolute assertions about such evidence be made?
Multiple 911 calls flooded in just before 1 a.m., reporting the shootings at the house party in Panama City Beach, and deputies found a sprawling crime scene with victims inside the home, outside and across the street from it, and in the street's median, the Bay County Sheriff's Office said.
Indianapolis-based Strand Analytical Laboratories, which was started a decade ago to run DNA tests on crime scene evidence, now spends most of its time helping solve false positives on cancer biopsies.
In the young, billion-dollar growth sector of threat intel, vendors are falling over themselves to offer a confusingly diverse array of threat intelligence products. That's because right now, organizations know they need to 'do' threat intelligence - yet few understand, or can agree on what that means.
On Friday, the SFPD announced that a lab technician and her supervisor were put on leave while they investigated violations of testing standards
Rescuers are still, however, to locate the plane’s second black box — its flight data recorder — six days after the Barcelona to Düsseldorf flight crashed into a rocky ravine at 435 miles (700km) per hour.
University researchers have developed a new way of identifying substances in fingermarks left at crime scenes, which has the potential to be a key weapon for detectives attempting to bring criminals to justice.
In a ravine in the French Alps strewn with thousands of pieces of the crashed Germanwings plane, police painstakingly search for body parts, airlifting them to a base for their identification.
The United States is losing an information war to Russia, Islamic State and other rivals, says a new report that calls for a strengthening in U.S. counter-propaganda efforts and an overhaul of the government's international broadcasting arm.
The military has had its hands full combating ISIS on the battlefield in both Iraq and Syria, attempting to use air power to push the group back from territorial gains. Aside from the difficulties of engaging in another gritty urban combat environment, with the help of 60 nations participating in the U.S.-led coalition, ISIS has also proven themselves adept in the cyber realm – a scary prospect.
The Web is a more dangerous place than most people may think. With more than one billion websites now living on the lnternet and over 100,000 websites created daily, the risk from vulnerable sites is multiplying. In fact, one-third of the most-trafficked websites are risky, new research has revealed.
Autopsies are scheduled on the bodies of two children found in a deep freezer in their Detroit home.
U.S. flight regulations make it unlikely that a single jetliner pilot could barricade himself or herself inside the cockpit like French prosecutors say the Germanwings co-pilot did before crashing his airliner into the French Alps, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology aviation analyst says.
A collaboration between NIST scientists and colleagues at Los Alamos National Laboratory has resulted in a new kind of sensor that can be used to investigate the telltale isotopic composition of plutonium samples – a critical measurement for nuclear non-proliferation efforts and related forensics, as well as environmental monitoring, medical assays, and industrial safety.