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Smartphone Malware Planted In Popular Apps Pre-sale 41 comments
Secret Service Agent Pleads Guilty In Bitcoin Theft 73 comments
Six UK Teens Arrested For Being "Customers" of Lizard Squad's DDoS Service 72 comments
The Coming Terrorist Threat From Autonomous Vehicles 213 comments
Harshest Penalty for Alleged Rapist Was For Using a Computer To Arrange Contact With Teen 259 comments
Inside the Booming, Unhinged, and Dangerous Malvertising Menace 243 comments
North Dakota Legalizes "Less Than Lethal" Weapon-Equipped Police Drones 180 comments
2 Arrested In Plot To Fly Contraband Into Prison With Drone 118 comments
Ashley Madison Hack Claims First Victims 706 comments
In Baltimore and Elsewhere, Police Use Stingrays For Petty Crimes 211 comments
Two US Marines Foil Terrorist Attack On Train In France 468 comments
More Ashley Madison Files Published 301 comments
Two Arrests In Denmark For Spreading Information About Popcorn Time 244 comments
US No-Fly List Uses 'Predictive Judgement' Instead of Hard Evidence 264 comments
Uber Lowers Drunk Driving Arrests In San Francisco Dramatically 204 comments
Police Training Lacks Scientific Input 277 comments
The Network Is Hostile 124 comments
Legal Scholars Warn Against 10 Year Prison For Online Pirates 168 comments
SAP Paid Bribes To Panamanian Officials 72 comments
Time Runs Out On Sweden's Sexual Assault Charges Against Julian Assange 226 comments
US Busts Insider Trading Hackers 113 comments
Prosecutors Op-Ed: Phone Encryption Blocks Justice 392 comments
New Video Shows Shot Down Drone Hovered For Only 22 Seconds 664 comments
Google, Facebook and Twitter To Block "Hash Lists" of Child Abuse 177 comments
Stingray-Like Device Enables Blackmail In S. Africa 50 comments
Many Australians Forced To Pay For "Unbreakable" Cryptolocker Ransomware 148 comments
2.4 Million Customer's Records Stolen From Carphone Warehouse 51 comments
Finnish Police: If You See Uber Car, Call 911 330 comments
Tech Firm Ubiquiti Suffers $46M Cyberheist 54 comments
Fourth Bangladeshi Blogger Murdered 147 comments
French Killers Inspired By Breaking Bad TV Show 182 comments
At Black Hat: Square Reader To Credit Card Skimmer In 10 Minutes 62 comments
Drone Drops Drugs Onto Ohio Prison Yard 214 comments
India Blocks Over 800 Adult Websites 205 comments
Girls Catfish ISIS On Social Media For Travel Money 238 comments
Hitchhiking Robot's Cross-Country Trip Ends In Philadelphia 224 comments
Japanese Police Arrest Mount Gox CEO Mark Karpeles 104 comments
Your Stolen Identity Goes For $20 On the Internet Black Market 57 comments
An Interview With Hacking Team's CEO 80 comments
"Breaking Bad" At the National Institute of Standards and Technology 98 comments
Ex-Lottery Worker Convicted of Programming System To Win $14M 217 comments
FTC Accuses LifeLock of False Advertising Again 54 comments
Internet Dating Scams Target Older American Women 176 comments
UK Government Proposes 10-Year Copyright Infringement Jail Term 274 comments
FBI, International Law Units Smash Infamous Hacker Bazaar Darkode 56 comments
Man Arrested After Charging iPhone On London Overground Train 674 comments
Vancouver Area Teen Sentenced To 16 Months For Swatting 331 comments
Bomb Squad Searches House Over Teenager's Chemistry Experiments 431 comments
Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Ongoing Suspected Identity Theft? 213 comments
Technology and the End of Lying 339 comments
Finnish Teen Convicted of 50,000 'Hacks,' Receives Suspended Sentence 108 comments
The Mob's IT Department 104 comments
Eric Holder Says DoJ Could Strike Deal With Snowden; Current AG Takes Hard Line 194 comments
Judge Dismisses Second Conviction of Ex-Goldman Sachs Coder 46 comments
In Response to Open Letter, France Rejects Asylum For Julian Assange 146 comments
Japanese Court Orders Google To Delete Past Reports Of Man's Molestation Arrest 271 comments
Trolls No Longer Welcome In New Zealand 270 comments
Cameron Asserts UK Gov't Will Leave No "Safe Space" For Private Communications 260 comments
San Francisco Fiber Optic Cable Cutter Strikes Again 198 comments
Interviews: Brian Krebs Answers Your Questions 33 comments
Uber France Leaders Arrested For Running Illegal Taxi Company 334 comments
After Protest, France Cracks Down On Uber 177 comments
Building the Face of a Criminal From DNA 59 comments
Dallas Police Falsely Credit TrapWire System For Arrests 31 comments
Security Oversights and Complacency Set the Stage For Killers' Escape 80 comments
86.2 Million Phone Scam Calls Delivered Each Month In the US 193 comments
E-Detective Spy Tool Used By Police and Governments Has Major Security Holes 64 comments
Interviews: Ask Brian Krebs About Security and Cybercrime 53 comments
Baseball Team Hacks Another Team's Networks, FBI Investigates 105 comments
FBI Investigating Series of Fiber Cuts In San Francisco Bay Area 168 comments
Malware Attacks Give Criminals 1,425% Return On Investment 124 comments
US Teen Pleads Guilty To Teaching ISIS About Bitcoin Via Twitter 312 comments
Amazon Publishes Opaque Transparency Report 22 comments
49 Suspected Members of Cybercriminal Group Arrested In Europe 23 comments
Prenda Gets Hit Hard With Contempt Sanctions For Lying To Court 75 comments
Stormtrooper Arrested 535 comments
Intel Security Scares Ransomware Script Kiddie Out of Business 117 comments
Bell Media President Says Canadians Are 'Stealing' US Netflix Content 408 comments
US Prosecutors Say Clearing Browser Data Can Be Obstruction of Justice 308 comments
Professional Russian Trolling Exposed 276 comments
Indicted Ex-FIFA Executive Cites Onion Article In Rant Slamming US 194 comments
Ransomware Creator Apologizes For "Sleeper" Attack, Releases Decryption Keys 45 comments
Scientists Study Crime In Progress In a VR Simulated Environment 80 comments
Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht Sentenced To Life In Prison 363 comments
Feds Bust a Dark-Web Counterfeit Coupon Kingpin 90 comments
Murder Accusations Hang Over Silk Road Boss Ulbricht's Sentencing 82 comments
Attackers Use Email Spam To Infect Point-of-Sale Terminals 85 comments
San Bernardino Sheriff Has Used Stingray Over 300 Times With No Warrant 104 comments
'Prisonized' Neighborhoods Make Recidivism More Likely 164 comments
DNA On Pizza Crust Leads To Quadruple Murder Suspect 184 comments
Stanford Researcher Finds Little To Love In Would-Be Hacker Marketplace 75 comments
FBI: Social Media, Virtual Currency Fraud Becoming a Huge Problem 39 comments
US Levels Espionage Charges Against 6 Chinese Nationals 100 comments
Swedish Court Orders Seizure of Pirate Bay Domains 55 comments
UK Criminals Use Drones To Case Burglary Prospects 71 comments
Silk Road's Leader Paid a Doctor To Help Keep Customers Safe 110 comments
Baton Bob Receives $20,000 Settlement For Coerced Facebook Post 201 comments
Cocaine Use Can Now Be Tested In Fingerprints Using Ambient Mass Spectrometry 143 comments
GCHQ Officials Given Immunity From Hacking Charges 118 comments
FBI Alleges Security Researcher Tampered With a Plane's Flight Control Systems 190 comments
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Gets Death Penalty In Boston Marathon Bombing 649 comments
FCC May Stop 911 Access For NSI Phones 211 comments
Hackers Using Starbucks Gift Cards To Access Credit Cards 124 comments
US Passport Agency Contractor Stole Applicants' Data To Steal Their Identities 45 comments
Third Bangladeshi Blogger Murdered In As Many Months 284 comments
SEC Charges ITT Educational Services With Fraud 85 comments
Verizon, Sprint Agree To Pay Combined $158 Million Over Cramming Charges 66 comments
Anonymous Accused of Running a Botnet Using Thousands of Hacked Home Routers 52 comments
British Pilots: Poll Data Says Public Wants Strict Rules For Drones 110 comments
How To Set Up a Pirate EBook Store In Google Play Books 90 comments
Interactive Map Exposes the World's Most Murderous Places 187 comments
28-Year-Old Businessman Accused of Stealing $1 Billion From Moldova 133 comments
No Justice For Victims of Identity Theft 190 comments
What To Say When the Police Tell You To Stop Filming Them 509 comments
Woman Alerts Police of Hostage Situation Through Pizza Hut App 105 comments
Two Gunman Killed Outside "Draw the Prophet" Event In Texas 1097 comments
VA Tech Student Arrested For Posting Perceived Threat Via Yik Yak 254 comments
Unable To Hack Into Grading System, Georgia Student Torches Computer Lab 246 comments
In Second Trial, Ex-Goldman Sachs Programmer Convicted of Code Theft 84 comments
Inside the Military-Police Center That Spies On Baltimore's Rioters 203 comments
Can Riots Be Predicted By Social Media? 141 comments
TeslaCrypt Isn't All That Cryptic 52 comments
Allegation: Philly Cops Leaned Suspect Over Balcony To Obtain Password 225 comments
Gen. Petraeus To Be Sentenced To Two Years Probation and Fine 94 comments
Drone Killed Hostages From U.S. and Italy, Drawing Obama Apology 334 comments
Traffic App Waze To Alert L.A. Drivers of Kidnappings and Hit-and-Runs 86 comments
Wellness App Author Lied About Cancer Diagnosis 256 comments
Futures Trader Arrested For Causing 2010 'Flash Crash' 310 comments
New Dark Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits 30 comments
Oklahoma Says It Will Now Use Nitrogen Gas As Its Backup Method of Execution 591 comments
FBI Overstated Forensic Hair Matches In Nearly All Trials Before 2000 173 comments
Dutch Prosecutors Launch Criminal Investigation Against Uber For Flouting Ban 48 comments
Can Online Reporting System Help Prevent Sexual Assaults On Campus? 234 comments
Allegation: Lottery Official Hacked RNG To Score Winning Ticket 342 comments
Watch DARPA Artificial Intelligence Search For Crime On the "Dark Web" 35 comments
Would-Be Bomber Arrested In Kansas; Planned Suicide Attack on Ft. Riley 297 comments
Florida Teen Charged With Felony Hacking For Changing Desktop Wallpaper 629 comments
The Courage of Bystanders Who Press "Record" 489 comments
AT&T Call Centers Sold Mobile Customer Information To Criminals 92 comments
Verdict Reached In Boston Bombing Trial 250 comments
Watching a "Swatting" Slowly Unfold 246 comments
'Revenge Porn' Operator Gets 18 Years In Prison 230 comments
Al Franken Urges FBI To Prosecute "Revenge Porn" 306 comments
Mutinous Humans Murder Peaceful Space-going AI 60 comments
Angry Boss Phishing Emails Prompt Fraudulent Wire Transfers 36 comments
Silk Road Investigators Charged With Stealing Bitcoin 144 comments
Attempted Breach of NSA HQ Checkpoint; One Shot Dead 308 comments
Prison Inmate Emails His Own Release Instructions To the Prison 198 comments
PayPal To Pay $7.7 Million For Sanctions Violations 68 comments
NJ School District Hit With Ransomware-For-Bitcoins Scheme 167 comments
Online "Swatting" Becomes a Hazard For Gamers Who Play Live On the Internet 569 comments
Hundreds Expelled, Many Arrested, For Cheating In India's School Exams 233 comments
Obama: Maybe It's Time For Mandatory Voting In US 1089 comments
Microsoft Blacklists Fake Finnish Certificate 29 comments
Twitter Adds Tool To Report Tweets To the Police 79 comments
France Will Block Web Sites That Promote Terrorism 216 comments
Evolution Market's Admins Are Gone, Along With $12M In Bitcoin 254 comments
Fraud Rampant In Apple Pay 269 comments
$56,000 Speeding Ticket Issued Under Finland's System of Fines Based On Income 760 comments
How To Execute People In the 21st Century 1081 comments
Wikipedia Entries On NYPD Violence Get Some Edits From Headquarters 135 comments
Obama Administration Wants More Legal Power To Disrupt Botnets 67 comments
LAPD Police Claim Helicopters Stop Crimes Before They Happen 160 comments
Cody Wilson Wants To Help You Make a Gun 449 comments
Knock-Off Apple Watches Hit the Chinese Market Less Than 24 Hours After Launch 156 comments
Man Claiming Half Ownership of Facebook Is Now a Fugitive 163 comments
On the Dangers and Potential Abuses of DNA Familial Searching 163 comments
Scotland Yard Chief: Put CCTV In Every Home To Help Solve Crimes 282 comments
Listen To a Microsoft Support Scam As It Happened 229 comments
UK Gov't Asks: Is 10 Years In Jail the Answer To Online Pirates? 284 comments
Indian Gov't Wants Worldwide Ban On Rape Documentary, Including Online 356 comments
US Marshals Service Refuses To Release Already-Published Stingray Info 90 comments
Facebook Rant Lands US Man In UAE Jail 247 comments
FTC Targets Group That Made Billions of Robocalls 97 comments
One Year Later, We're No Closer To Finding MtGox's Missing Millions 178 comments
The Mexican Drug Cartels' Involuntary IT Guy 128 comments
Inside the North Korean Data Smuggling Movement 62 comments
Police Could Charge Data Center Operators In the Largest Child Porn Bust Ever 199 comments
Vandalism In Arizona Shuts Down Internet and Phone Service 133 comments
Fighting Scams Targeting the Elderly With Old-School Tech 98 comments
Uber Offers Free Rides To Koreans, Hopes They Won't Report Illegal Drivers 193 comments
3 Million Strong RAMNIT Botnet Taken Down 23 comments
US Govt and Private Sector Developing "Precrime" System Against Cyber-Attacks 55 comments
Police Use DNA To Generate a Suspect's Face 100 comments
In Florida, Secrecy Around Stingray Leads To Plea Bargain For a Robber 246 comments
Al-Shabaab Video Threat Means Heightened Security at Mall of America 241 comments
Chicago's Red Light Cameras Now a Point of Contention for Mayoral Candidates 93 comments
Wired On 3-D Printers As Fraud Enablers 207 comments
When It Comes To Spy Gear, Many Police Ignore Public Records Laws 78 comments
Credit Card Fraud Could Peak In 2015 As the US Moves To EMV 449 comments
Russian Man Extradited To US For Heartland, Dow Jones Cyberattacks 88 comments
Kim Dotcom's Lawyer Plays Down Megaupload Worker's Guilty Plea 102 comments
LG Exec Indicted Over Broken Samsung Washing Machine 132 comments
Bank Hackers Steal Millions Via Malware 131 comments
MegaUpload Programmer Pleads Guilty, Gets a Year In Prison 188 comments
Smartphone Theft Drops After Spread of Kill Switches 190 comments
The Dark Web Still Thrives After Silk Road 79 comments
Another Bitcoin Exchange Fraud 53 comments
The Technologies That Betrayed Silk Road's Anonymity 129 comments
Alleged Bitcoin Scam Leaves Millions Missing 148 comments
Silk Road Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty After Federal Sting 215 comments
Sites Featuring "Terrorism" Or "Child Pornography" To Be Blocked In France 176 comments
Swatting 19-Year-Old Arrested in Las Vegas 327 comments
NYPD Creates Fake Social Media Profiles To Track Loud Parties, Underage Drinking 135 comments
TurboTax Halts E-filing of State Tax Returns Because of Potential Fraud 119 comments
With Insider Help, ID Theft Ring Stole $700,000 In Apple Gift Cards 57 comments
Ross Ulbricht Found Guilty On All 7 Counts In Silk Road Trial 257 comments
Silk Road Case: Prosecution Reads Alleged Transcript of DPR Arranging 5 Murders 73 comments
FBI Put Hactivist Jeremy Hammond On a Terrorist Watchlist 127 comments
Texas Boy Suspended For "Threatening" Classmate With the One Ring 591 comments
Indian Woman Sues Uber In the US Over Alleged New Delhi Taxi Rape 277 comments
Why ATM Bombs May Be Coming Soon To the United States 378 comments
Anonymous Asks Activists To Fight Pedophiles In 'Operation Deatheaters' 413 comments
Behind the MOOC Harassment Charges That Stunned MIT 376 comments
Dish Network Violated Do-Not-Call 57 Million Times 247 comments
Barrett Brown, Formerly of Anonymous, Sentenced To 63 Months 110 comments
Fujitsu Psychology Tool Profiles Users At Risk of Cyberattacks 30 comments
Silk Road Journal Found On Ulbricht's Laptop: "Everyone Knows Too Much" 180 comments
Blogger Who Revealed GOP Leader's KKK Ties Had Home Internet Lines Cut 420 comments
Calls For European ISPs To Filter Content Could Be Illegal 60 comments
Silk Road 2.0 Deputy Arrested 126 comments
Innocent Adults Are Easy To Convince They Committed a Serious Crime 291 comments
What Africa Really Needs To Fight Ebola 83 comments
European Countries Seek Sweeping New Powers To Curb Terrorism 219 comments
19,000 French Websites Hit By DDoS, Defaced In Wake of Terror Attacks 206 comments
UK Suspect Arrested In Connection With PSN/XBL 'Lizard Squad' Attacks 55 comments
Eric Holder Severely Limits Civil Forfeiture 316 comments
Parents Investigated For Neglect For Letting Kids Walk Home Alone 784 comments
Silk Road Trial Defense: Mt. Gox CEO Was the Real Dread Pirate Roberts 119 comments
Your High School Wants You To Install Snapchat 157 comments
There's a Problem In the Silk Road Trial: the Jury Doesn't Get the Internet 303 comments
US Government Lurked On Silk Road For Over a Year 129 comments
Google Fund To Pay For 1 Million Copies of Charlie Hebdo 311 comments
LAPD Orders Body Cams That Will Start Recording When Police Use Tasers 219 comments
In Paris, Terrorists Kill 2 More, Take At Least 7 Hostages 490 comments
MI5 Chief Seeks New Powers After Paris Magazine Attack 319 comments
Hackers Steal $5M In Bitcoin During Bitstamp Exchange Attack 114 comments
European Researchers Develop More Accurate Full-Body Polygraph 106 comments
Who's Responsible When Your Semi-Autonomous Shopping Bot Purchases Drugs Online? 182 comments
Fraud, Not Hackers, Took Most of Mt. Gox's Missing Bitcoins 108 comments
Finnish KRP Questions Suspected Lizard Squad Member 62 comments
UK Arrest Over Xbox Live and Playstation Network Outages 86 comments
FBI Monitoring Hacking Targets For Retaliation 96 comments
Lizard Squad: Xbox Live, PSN Attacks Were a 'Marketing Scheme' For DDoS Service 139 comments
Early Bitcoin Adopters Facing Extortion Threats 106 comments
Finn Linked To Lizard Squad Christmas Attack 51 comments
Drunk Drivers in California May Get Mandated Interlock Devices 420 comments
13,000 Passwords, Usernames Leaked For Major Commerce, Porn Sites 149 comments
Prosecutors Raid LG Offices Over Alleged Vandalism of Samsung Dishwashers 87 comments
Russian Hackers Stole Millions From Banks, ATMs 53 comments
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