Slashdot Items Tagged "crime"

Date / Time Story
Sunday February 07, 2016 @08:42PM Malware Targets Skype Users, Records Conversations
Saturday February 06, 2016 @01:37PM Neutrino Exploit Kit Has a New Way To Detect Security Researchers
Friday February 05, 2016 @05:31PM Online Museum Displays Decades of Malware
Friday February 05, 2016 @09:57AM UK Wants Authority To Serve Warrants In U.S.
Thursday February 04, 2016 @10:22AM Survey: Average Successful Hack Nets Less Than $15,000
Thursday February 04, 2016 @10:06AM Google Targets Fake "Download" and "Play" Buttons
Thursday February 04, 2016 @12:55AM Julian Assange May Surrender To British Police On Friday
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @11:42AM Duplicate Login Details Enabled Hack of More Than 20 Million Chinese Consumers
Monday February 01, 2016 @02:19PM Dutch Police Train Bald Eagles To Take Out Drones
Sunday January 31, 2016 @11:26PM San Francisco Bay Area In Superbowl Surveillance Mode
Friday January 29, 2016 @08:56PM Europe Now Has Its Own "Most Wanted Fugitives" Web Page
Friday January 29, 2016 @03:43PM The Dark Arts: Meet the LulzSec Hackers
Thursday January 28, 2016 @06:09PM The Widely Reported ISIS Encrypted Messaging App Is Not Real
Thursday January 28, 2016 @12:36PM 12 Years Later, Warrantless Wiretaps Whistleblower Facing Misconduct Charges
Sunday January 24, 2016 @10:49PM Ransomware Hits Three Indian Banks, Causes Millions In Damages
Saturday January 23, 2016 @03:31PM Utah Bill Would Require IT Workers To Report Child Porn
Saturday January 23, 2016 @02:48PM Symantec Disavows Business Partner Caught Running a Tech Support Scam
Friday January 22, 2016 @11:03PM FBI "Took Over World's Biggest Child Porn Website"
Friday January 22, 2016 @07:37PM Google Says It Killed 780 Million 'Bad Ads' In 2015
Friday January 22, 2016 @07:13PM Symantec Disavows Business Partner Caught Running a Tech Support Scam
Friday January 15, 2016 @09:08PM Cryptsy Bitcoin Trader Robbed, Blames Backdoor In the Code of a Wallet
Friday January 15, 2016 @08:54PM Cryptsy Bitcoin Trader Robbed, Blames Backdoor in the Code of a Wallet
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @11:15PM ATF Puts Up Surveillance Cameras Around Seattle ... To Catch Illegal Grease Dump
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @05:19PM Verizon Accused of Helping Spammers by Routing Millions of Stolen IP Addresses
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @08:33AM Members of DD4BC Arrested by Europol for Blackmailing Companies with DDoS Attack
Sunday January 10, 2016 @09:22AM FTC Fines Software Vendor Over False Data Encryption Claims
Saturday January 09, 2016 @09:22AM Uncooperative Russian ISP Prevents Cisco From Shutting Down Cybercriminal Gang
Saturday January 09, 2016 @12:33AM Domestic Terrorists Could Use OSINT To Pinpoint US Substations For a Blackout
Thursday January 07, 2016 @11:00AM Time Warner Cable Warns 320,000 Customers of Possible Compromise
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:38AM Malvertising Campaign Used a Free Certificate From Let's Encrypt
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @12:02PM European Payment Card Protocols Wide Open To Fraud
Sunday December 27, 2015 @08:36AM How a Young IRS Agent Identified the Man Behind Silk Road
Saturday December 26, 2015 @05:22PM Justice Department Shuts Down Huge Asset Forfeiture Program
Friday December 25, 2015 @05:35PM Pwnd Aethra Routers Used To Brute-Force WordPress Sites
Friday December 25, 2015 @10:14AM Somebody Tried to Convince a RaspberryPi Exec to Install Malware on Its Devices
Thursday December 24, 2015 @08:54AM Hyatt Hotels Payment-Processing Systems Hit By Malware
Wednesday December 23, 2015 @06:13AM Man Arrested for Hacking 130 Celebrities, Not the Fappening Author
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @11:42AM "Credible" Bomb Threat Closes, Evacuates All Los Angeles Public Schools
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @09:27AM 21-Year-Old British Man Arrested In Connection With VTech Hack
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @08:48AM Bangladesh Extends Social Media Ban, Blocking Twitter and Skype
Monday December 14, 2015 @12:56AM Vandals Deface Facebook's Hamburg Offices
Saturday December 12, 2015 @02:34PM DHS Deployed Plane Above San Bernardino To Scoop Up All Phone Calls After Attack
Friday December 11, 2015 @01:24PM "Upgrade to Windows 10" prompt no longer has a "No" option
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @11:38AM First Ever EU Rules On Cybersecurity
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @08:42AM Spotting And Culling Terrorist Groups On Social Media: Pipe Dream, or Possibility?
Thursday December 03, 2015 @10:39AM After Demanding $3 Million Ransom, Hacker Dumps Massive Customer Financial Data
Thursday December 03, 2015 @08:42AM Scammy Tech Support Sites Now Serving Up Ransomware
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @11:17AM Phishing Blast Uses Dropbox To Target Hong Kong Journalists
Saturday November 28, 2015 @02:02PM How Bad of a World Are We Really Living In Right Now?
Saturday November 28, 2015 @01:24PM DecryptorMax/CryptInfinite Ransomware Decrypted, No Need To Pay Ransom
Friday November 27, 2015 @08:52PM France Using Emergency Powers To Prevent Climate Change Protests
Friday November 27, 2015 @07:39AM Czech Judge Cuts Deal With Software Pirate: Get 200K YouTube Views Or Pay Huge Fine
Thursday November 26, 2015 @08:53AM Even the Dumbest Ransomware Is Almost Unremovable On Smart TVs
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @12:46PM High Level Coding Language Used To Create New POS Malware
Friday November 20, 2015 @11:54PM FTC Amends Telemarketing Rule To Ban Payment Methods Used By Scammers
Thursday November 19, 2015 @12:37PM Chicago Sends More Than 100,000 "Bogus" Camera-Based Speeding Tickets
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @01:01PM NYT Quietly Pulls Article Blaming Encryption In Paris Attacks
Sunday November 15, 2015 @05:57PM Anonymous Vows Revenge For ISIS Paris Attacks
Sunday November 15, 2015 @08:47AM Police Body Cameras Come With Pre-Installed Malware
Saturday November 14, 2015 @10:02PM Belgian Home Affairs Minister: Terrorists Communicate Via PlayStation 4
Saturday November 14, 2015 @11:11AM Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Paris Attacks; Death Toll At 127
Friday November 13, 2015 @06:05PM Laser Strikes On Aircraft Increasing In Frequency
Friday November 13, 2015 @06:02PM Explosions and Multiple Shootings In Paris, Possible Hostages
Thursday November 12, 2015 @10:51AM New Ransomware Business Cashing In On CryptoLocker's Name
Thursday November 12, 2015 @09:26AM Prison Hack Shows Attorney-Client Privilege Violation
Thursday November 12, 2015 @08:58AM Webmail Services Struggling Against DDoS Attacks
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @12:19PM The Dark Net Drug Market That Survived Ukraine's Civil War
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @10:45AM ProtonMail Restores Services After Epic DDoS Attacks
Friday November 06, 2015 @06:33PM TalkTalk Hack: 4% of Customers' Data Accessed In Cyber Security Breach
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:25AM Crime Lab Scandals Just Keep Getting Worse
Saturday October 31, 2015 @06:09PM UK Police Make Third Arrest Over TalkTalk Cyber Attack
Friday October 30, 2015 @06:41PM CoinVault and Bitcryptor Ransomware Victims Can Now Recover Their Files For Free
Thursday October 29, 2015 @04:23PM Chinese Hackers Targeted Insurer To Learn About US Healthcare
Thursday October 29, 2015 @11:32AM Drone Carrying Drugs, Hacksaw Blades Crashes In Oklahoma Prison
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @04:59AM FBI's Advice for Ransomware Victims: Pay Up!
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @11:11AM Criminals Hacked Chip-and-PIN System By Perfecting Point-of-Sale Attack
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @07:45AM GA Tech Students Use Cell Phone Pings To Find Missing Person
Monday October 19, 2015 @03:31PM Feds Looking Into Reports CIA Director's Email Was Hacked
Monday October 19, 2015 @04:27AM Another 'StarCraft' Cheating Scandal Rocks Korea
Saturday October 17, 2015 @03:30PM Beware: FBI, Other Agencies Might Go After Your Voluntary DNA Records
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @09:19AM International Exploit Kit Angler Thwarted By Cisco Security Team
Sunday October 04, 2015 @10:30PM 4 Calif. Students Arrested For Alleged Mass-Killing Plot
Friday September 25, 2015 @07:29PM Police Program Aims to Pinpoint Those Most Likely to Commit Crimes
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @09:11AM Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Operator Pleads Guilty To $150M Fraud
Monday September 21, 2015 @06:33AM UK Man Gets Britain's First-Ever Conviction For Illegal Drone Use
Saturday September 19, 2015 @08:34AM Some Trump Donors Get Fleeced By 3rd-Party Payment System
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @11:38AM Proposed MAC Sniffing Dongle Intended To Help Recover Stolen Electronics
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @11:28AM Smartphone Malware Planted In Popular Apps Pre-sale
Sunday August 30, 2015 @10:39AM The Coming Terrorist Threat From Autonomous Vehicles
Friday August 28, 2015 @05:34PM Harshest Penalty for Alleged Rapist Was For Using a Computer To Arrange Contact With Teen
Thursday August 27, 2015 @08:37AM North Dakota Legalizes "Less Than Lethal" Weapon-Equipped Police Drones
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @07:31AM Ashley Madison Hack Claims First Victims
Sunday August 23, 2015 @07:49PM In Baltimore and Elsewhere, Police Use Stingrays For Petty Crimes
Friday August 21, 2015 @10:25PM Two US Marines Foil Terrorist Attack On Train In France
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @08:49AM The Network Is Hostile
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @07:32AM US No-Fly List Uses 'Predictive Judgement' Instead of Hard Evidence
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @07:08AM Uber Lowers Drunk Driving Arrests In San Francisco Dramatically
Thursday August 13, 2015 @09:00AM Time Runs Out On Sweden's Sexual Assault Charges Against Julian Assange
Monday August 10, 2015 @07:06AM Many Australians Forced To Pay For "Unbreakable" Cryptolocker Ransomware
Monday August 10, 2015 @02:54AM Stingray-Like Device Enables Blackmail In S. Africa
Sunday August 09, 2015 @09:12PM 2.4 Million Customer's Records Stolen From Carphone Warehouse
Sunday August 09, 2015 @12:41PM Finnish Police: If You See Uber Car, Call 911
Thursday August 06, 2015 @08:58AM At Black Hat: Square Reader To Credit Card Skimmer In 10 Minutes
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @08:06AM India Blocks Over 800 Adult Websites
Saturday August 01, 2015 @09:30AM Japanese Police Arrest Mount Gox CEO Mark Karpeles
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @08:43AM Your Stolen Identity Goes For $20 On the Internet Black Market
Friday July 24, 2015 @06:06PM An Interview With Hacking Team's CEO
Wednesday July 22, 2015 @08:43AM FTC Accuses LifeLock of False Advertising Again
Wednesday July 22, 2015 @08:40AM Ex-Lottery Worker Convicted of Programming System To Win $14M
Monday July 20, 2015 @08:28PM UK Government Proposes 10-Year Copyright Infringement Jail Term
Thursday July 09, 2015 @08:25AM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Ongoing Suspected Identity Theft?
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @09:12AM Eric Holder Says DoJ Could Strike Deal With Snowden; Current AG Takes Hard Line
Friday July 03, 2015 @09:21PM In Response to Open Letter, France Rejects Asylum For Julian Assange
Friday July 03, 2015 @07:03PM Japanese Court Orders Google To Delete Past Reports Of Man's Molestation Arrest
Friday July 03, 2015 @06:44AM Cameron Asserts UK Gov't Will Leave No "Safe Space" For Private Communications
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @11:10AM Interviews: Brian Krebs Answers Your Questions
Sunday June 21, 2015 @10:45PM Dallas Police Falsely Credit TrapWire System For Arrests
Sunday June 21, 2015 @10:54AM Security Oversights and Complacency Set the Stage For Killers' Escape
Thursday June 18, 2015 @07:52AM E-Detective Spy Tool Used By Police and Governments Has Major Security Holes
Thursday June 18, 2015 @07:24AM 86.2 Million Phone Scam Calls Delivered Each Month In the US
Sunday June 14, 2015 @08:04PM US Teen Pleads Guilty To Teaching ISIS About Bitcoin Via Twitter
Sunday June 14, 2015 @12:42AM Amazon Publishes Opaque Transparency Report
Friday June 05, 2015 @06:39AM US Prosecutors Say Clearing Browser Data Can Be Obstruction of Justice
Friday June 05, 2015 @06:37AM Bell Media President Says Canadians Are 'Stealing' US Netflix Content
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @12:34PM Professional Russian Trolling Exposed
Sunday May 31, 2015 @11:18AM Scientists Study Crime In Progress In a VR Simulated Environment
Friday May 29, 2015 @06:24AM Murder Accusations Hang Over Silk Road Boss Ulbricht's Sentencing
Thursday May 21, 2015 @12:45PM Stanford Researcher Finds Little To Love In Would-Be Hacker Marketplace
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @07:43AM Swedish Court Orders Seizure of Pirate Bay Domains
Friday May 15, 2015 @06:02PM Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Gets Death Penalty In Boston Marathon Bombing
Friday May 15, 2015 @06:26AM FCC May Stop 911 Access For NSI Phones
Thursday May 14, 2015 @07:25AM Verizon, Sprint Agree To Pay Combined $158 Million Over Cramming Charges
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @06:59PM Hackers Using Starbucks Gift Cards To Access Credit Cards
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @06:32PM US Passport Agency Contractor Stole Applicants' Data To Steal Their Identities
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @11:23AM Anonymous Accused of Running a Botnet Using Thousands of Hacked Home Routers
Monday May 11, 2015 @06:55AM How To Set Up a Pirate EBook Store In Google Play Books
Sunday May 10, 2015 @07:06PM British Pilots: Poll Data Says Public Wants Strict Rules For Drones
Saturday May 09, 2015 @11:31AM Interactive Map Exposes the World's Most Murderous Places
Thursday May 07, 2015 @03:46PM No Justice For Victims of Identity Theft
Thursday May 07, 2015 @07:19AM Woman Alerts Police of Hostage Situation Through Pizza Hut App
Thursday May 07, 2015 @06:33AM What To Say When the Police Tell You To Stop Filming Them
Sunday May 03, 2015 @11:45PM Two Gunman Killed Outside "Draw the Prophet" Event In Texas
Sunday May 03, 2015 @09:06PM VA Tech Student Arrested For Posting Perceived Threat Via Yik Yak
Saturday May 02, 2015 @11:25PM In Second Trial, Ex-Goldman Sachs Programmer Convicted of Code Theft
Saturday May 02, 2015 @09:00PM Unable To Hack Into Grading System, Georgia Student Torches Computer Lab
Saturday May 02, 2015 @12:43PM Inside the Military-Police Center That Spies On Baltimore's Rioters
Thursday April 30, 2015 @03:23PM Can Riots Be Predicted By Social Media?
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @09:31AM TeslaCrypt Isn't All That Cryptic
Friday April 24, 2015 @06:30PM Allegation: Philly Cops Leaned Suspect Over Balcony To Obtain Password
Thursday April 23, 2015 @12:43PM Drone Killed Hostages From U.S. and Italy, Drawing Obama Apology
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:14AM Traffic App Waze To Alert L.A. Drivers of Kidnappings and Hit-and-Runs
Thursday April 23, 2015 @08:02AM Wellness App Author Lied About Cancer Diagnosis
Monday April 20, 2015 @12:29PM FBI Overstated Forensic Hair Matches In Nearly All Trials Before 2000
Sunday April 19, 2015 @04:24PM Oklahoma Says It Will Now Use Nitrogen Gas As Its Backup Method of Execution
Saturday April 18, 2015 @01:20PM Dutch Prosecutors Launch Criminal Investigation Against Uber For Flouting Ban
Thursday April 16, 2015 @07:39AM Can Online Reporting System Help Prevent Sexual Assaults On Campus?
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @08:36AM Allegation: Lottery Official Hacked RNG To Score Winning Ticket
Friday April 10, 2015 @10:23PM Would-Be Bomber Arrested In Kansas; Planned Suicide Attack on Ft. Riley
Monday April 06, 2015 @11:57AM 'Revenge Porn' Operator Gets 18 Years In Prison
Friday April 03, 2015 @06:33PM Al Franken Urges FBI To Prosecute "Revenge Porn"
Monday March 30, 2015 @04:08PM Attempted Breach of NSA HQ Checkpoint; One Shot Dead
Thursday March 26, 2015 @12:17PM NJ School District Hit With Ransomware-For-Bitcoins Scheme
Saturday March 21, 2015 @10:21PM Hundreds Expelled, Many Arrested, For Cheating In India's School Exams
Friday March 20, 2015 @04:59PM OEMs Allowed To Lock Secure Boot In Windows 10 Computers
Friday March 20, 2015 @04:59PM OEMs Allowed To Lock Secure Boot In Windows 10 Computers
Thursday March 19, 2015 @04:18PM Obama: Maybe It's Time For Mandatory Voting In US
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @03:48PM Microsoft Blacklists Fake Finnish Certificate
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @03:39PM Twitter Adds Tool To Report Tweets To the Police
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @12:42PM France Will Block Web Sites That Promote Terrorism
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @09:43AM Fraud Rampant In Apple Pay
Friday March 13, 2015 @10:07PM Wikipedia Entries On NYPD Violence Get Some Edits From Headquarters
Monday March 09, 2015 @12:34PM Listen To a Microsoft Support Scam As It Happened
Sunday March 08, 2015 @08:04AM UK Gov't Asks: Is 10 Years In Jail the Answer To Online Pirates?
Friday March 06, 2015 @09:05PM Indian Gov't Wants Worldwide Ban On Rape Documentary, Including Online
Thursday March 05, 2015 @05:38PM The Mexican Drug Cartels' Involuntary IT Guy
Thursday March 05, 2015 @05:30PM One Year Later, We're No Closer To Finding MtGox's Missing Millions
Thursday March 05, 2015 @01:01PM US Marshals Service Refuses To Release Already-Published Stingray Info
Thursday March 05, 2015 @09:34AM Facebook Rant Lands US Man In UAE Jail
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @08:44AM Inside the North Korean Data Smuggling Movement
Friday February 27, 2015 @11:58PM Fighting Scams Targeting the Elderly With Old-School Tech
Monday February 23, 2015 @10:17AM Al-Shabaab Video Threat Means Heightened Security at Mall of America
Monday February 23, 2015 @01:11AM In Florida, Secrecy Around Stingray Leads To Plea Bargain For a Robber
Saturday February 21, 2015 @03:15PM Chicago's Red Light Cameras Now a Point of Contention for Mayoral Candidates
Saturday February 21, 2015 @09:28AM Wired On 3-D Printers As Fraud Enablers
Thursday February 19, 2015 @06:54PM When It Comes To Spy Gear, Many Police Ignore Public Records Laws
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @05:26PM Credit Card Fraud Could Peak in 2015, as the US Moves To EMV, 10 Years Late
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @10:36AM Another Bitcoin Exchange Fraud
Sunday February 08, 2015 @05:55PM Silk Road Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty After Federal Sting
Saturday February 07, 2015 @05:44PM Sites Featuring "Terrorism" Or "Child Pornography" To Be Blocked In France
Saturday February 07, 2015 @05:01PM Swatting 19-Year-Old Arrested in Las Vegas
Saturday February 07, 2015 @02:33PM NYPD Creates Fake Social Media Profiles To Track Loud Parties, Underage Drinking
Friday February 06, 2015 @06:42PM TurboTax Halts E-filing of State Tax Returns Because of Potential Fraud
Tuesday February 03, 2015 @11:57AM FBI Put Hactivist Jeremy Hammond On a Terrorist Watchlist
Monday February 02, 2015 @01:01PM Texas Boy Suspended For "Threatening" Classmate With the One Ring
Saturday January 31, 2015 @12:09AM Indian Woman Sues Uber In the US Over Alleged New Delhi Taxi Rape
Sunday January 25, 2015 @04:23PM Anonymous Asks Activists To Fight Pedophiles In 'Operation Deatheaters'
Friday January 23, 2015 @06:23PM Behind the MOOC Harassment Charges That Stunned MIT
Thursday January 22, 2015 @01:22PM Fujitsu Psychology Tool Profiles Users At Risk of Cyberattacks
Thursday January 22, 2015 @12:13PM Silk Road Journal Found On Ulbricht's Laptop: "Everyone Knows Too Much"
Thursday January 22, 2015 @10:54AM Blogger Who Revealed GOP Leader's KKK Ties Had Home Internet Lines Cut