Slashdot Items Tagged "crime"

Date / Time Story
Friday December 02, 2016 @03:31PM Foxconn Employee Faces 10-Year Prison Sentence For Stealing 5,700 iPhones Worth $1.5 Million
Friday December 02, 2016 @03:01PM Lawyer Sues 20-Year-Old Student Who Gave a Bad Yelp Review, Loses Badly
Thursday December 01, 2016 @05:32PM French Man Sentenced To Two Years In Prison For Visiting Pro-ISIS Websites
Thursday December 01, 2016 @03:34PM Bitcoin Exchange Ordered To Give IRS Years of Data On Millions of Users
Monday November 28, 2016 @02:40PM Amazon and eBay Sellers' VAT Fraud Rife Despite Crackdown
Sunday November 27, 2016 @01:19PM Ransomware Compromises San Francisco's Mass Transit System
Saturday November 19, 2016 @12:21AM Privacy Group Sues The FBI, Demanding Details About Biometric Database Sharing
Friday November 18, 2016 @08:07PM New York's District Attorney: Roll Back Apple's iPhone Encryption
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @06:49PM A $5 Tool Called PoisonTap Can Hack Your Locked Computer In One Minute
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @09:05AM Amazon Takes Counterfeit Sellers To Court For First Time
Saturday November 12, 2016 @06:32PM German Police Mock 'Not Very Clever' ATM Robbers
Friday November 11, 2016 @11:43PM 'Flash Crash' Trader Pleads Guilty, Facing Up To 30 Years In Prison
Friday November 11, 2016 @09:31PM Scammers Bite Chrome Users With Forgotten 2014 Bug
Thursday November 10, 2016 @05:53PM Trump Picks Top Climate Skeptic To Lead EPA Transition
Friday November 04, 2016 @02:54PM The FBI Spent Two Years Investigating An Online Cult That Didn't Exist
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @03:07PM Montreal Police Monitored iPhone of La Presse Journalist Patrick Lagace
Saturday October 29, 2016 @03:19PM Police Used Cell Tower Logs To Text 7,500 Possible Crime Witnesses
Saturday October 29, 2016 @04:00AM Teenager Launches Accidental DDoS Attack on 911 Systems via iOS Bug
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @04:08PM How Vigilante Hackers Could Stop the Internet of Things Botnet
Monday October 24, 2016 @09:49PM Dropbox and LinkedIn Hacker Most Likely Behind BitMarket.eu Bitcoin Heist
Monday October 24, 2016 @04:23PM Alibaba Founder To Chinese Government: Use Big Data To Stop Criminals
Monday October 24, 2016 @03:40PM Electronic Surveillance Up 500% In DC Area Since 2011, Almost All Sealed Cases
Sunday October 23, 2016 @06:25PM US Police Consider Flying Drones Armed With Stun Guns
Saturday October 22, 2016 @11:09PM Dyn Executive Responds To Friday's DDOS Attack
Saturday October 22, 2016 @07:49PM Feds Walk Into a Building, Demand Everyone's Fingerprints To Open Phones
Saturday October 22, 2016 @01:07PM John McAfee Thinks North Korea Hacked Dyn, and Iran Hacked the DNC
Friday October 21, 2016 @11:17PM Should Journalists Ignore Some Leaked Emails?
Friday October 21, 2016 @08:45PM 'Anonymous' Hacker Indicted As His Hunger Strike Continues
Thursday October 20, 2016 @11:10PM Nurses In Australia Face Punishment For Promoting Anti-Vaccination Messages Via Social Media
Thursday October 20, 2016 @04:16PM KickassTorrents Lawyer: 'Torrent Sites Do Not Violate Criminal Copyright Laws'
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @04:13PM Czechs Arrest Russian Hacker Wanted By FBI
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @09:32AM Spanish Police Arrest Their First Ever eBook Pirate
Monday October 17, 2016 @03:20PM Ethiopia's State of Emergency Makes Posting To Facebook a Crime
Monday October 17, 2016 @02:40PM Apple and Other Tech Companies Have Registered Their IP in Jamaica, Tonga, and Elsewhere For Years
Monday October 17, 2016 @10:58AM Journalists Face Jail Time After Reporting on North Dakota Pipeline Protest
Monday October 17, 2016 @10:38AM UK Police Begins Deployment of 22,000 Police Body Cameras
Saturday October 15, 2016 @09:54PM Accused British 'Flash Crash' Stock Trader To Be Extradited To The US
Thursday October 13, 2016 @03:38PM Verizon Believes Yahoo Email Hacking 'Material,' Could Affect Deal
Thursday October 13, 2016 @10:31AM RIAA Seizes Wrong MP3Skull Domain
Thursday October 13, 2016 @09:19AM Foreign Investors Sue Toshiba Over Accounting Scandal
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @10:56AM Wells Fargo Employee Informed the Bank of Fake Customer Accounts in 2006
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:52PM Court Rejects Massive Torrent Damages Claim, Admin Avoids Jail
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @12:08PM Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Block Tool For Cops To Surveil You On Social Media
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @08:59AM Second Hacker Group Targets SWIFT Users, Symantec Warns
Monday October 10, 2016 @08:08AM UK's Chief Troll Hunter Targets Doxxing, Virtual Mobbing, and Nasty Images
Saturday October 08, 2016 @08:47PM Are Tech Firms Liable For What Their Users Post?
Saturday October 08, 2016 @08:27PM More Software Engineers Over Age 40 May Join a Lawsuit Against Google
Friday October 07, 2016 @07:29PM Feds Convinced Police To Use License Plate-Scanning Tech At Gun Shows
Friday October 07, 2016 @06:08AM Fake Call Centers in India Scam Americans Of Millions
Thursday October 06, 2016 @04:04PM Two 19-Year-Olds Charged With Running Phone Harassment, Hack-For-Hire Sites
Thursday October 06, 2016 @09:42AM Smartphone Reseller Cheated Customers Out of Millions, Feds Say
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @10:19AM Police Complaints Drop 93 Percent After Deploying Body Cameras
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @09:41AM Amazon's Kindle Unlimited Is a Victim of Its Success in Japan
Sunday October 02, 2016 @02:29PM French Banks Offer Credit Card Numbers That Change Every Hour
Saturday October 01, 2016 @03:04PM Pennsylvania's Voting Machines Are Running Windows XP
Friday September 30, 2016 @09:50AM Saudi Arabian Teen Arrested For Online Videos With American Blogger
Thursday September 29, 2016 @10:26AM Comey Denies Clinton Email 'Reddit' Cover-Up
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @10:30AM Across US, Police Officers Abuse Confidential Databases
Saturday September 24, 2016 @11:08PM California Launches Mandatory Data Collection For Police Use-of-Force
Friday September 23, 2016 @06:40PM Hacker Who Aided ISIS Gets 20 Years In Prison
Thursday September 22, 2016 @01:19PM Cops Are Raiding Homes of Innocent People Based Only On IP Addresses
Thursday September 22, 2016 @03:55AM Uber's Terrifying 'Ghost Drivers' Are Freaking Out Passengers in China
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @11:35PM Oversight Orders Reddit To Preserve Deleted Posts In Clinton Investigation
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @01:49AM Computer Specialist Who Deleted Clinton Emails May Have Asked Reddit For Tips
Monday September 19, 2016 @09:25PM Federal Judge Rules Bitcoin Is Money In Case Tied To JPMorgan Hack
Sunday September 18, 2016 @02:34PM Uber Accused of Cashing In On Bomb Explosion By Jacking Rates
Saturday September 17, 2016 @07:31PM Robot Snatches Rifle From Barricaded Suspect, Ends Standoff
Friday September 16, 2016 @07:42PM UK Court Rules to Extradite Hacktivist Lauri Love to the US
Thursday September 15, 2016 @02:34PM FBI Agent Posing As Journalist To Deliver Malware To Suspect Was Fine, Says DOJ
Thursday September 15, 2016 @11:07AM Alibaba Engineers Fired for Mooncake Hacking
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @10:12AM 10 Years in Prison For Online Pirates a Step Closer in the UK
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @05:38PM DDoS-for-Bitcoin Extortionists Now Also Threaten to Install Ransomware
Saturday September 10, 2016 @08:08PM Alleged Proprietors of 'DDOS For Hire' Service vDOS Arrested
Saturday September 10, 2016 @06:39PM Arrests Made After Group Hacks CIA Director's AOL Account
Friday September 09, 2016 @08:18PM Senator Urges Colleagues to Prevent Expansion of Government Hacking
Thursday September 08, 2016 @04:48PM Researcher Gets 20 Days In Prison For Hacking State Websites As Political Stunt
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @12:50AM Meet URL, the USB Porn-Sniffing Dog
Sunday September 04, 2016 @05:40PM Long TSA Delays Force Airports To Hire Private Security Contractors
Sunday September 04, 2016 @01:55PM Fugitive Arrested After Using 'Wanted' Poster As His Facebook Profile Pic
Friday September 02, 2016 @03:29PM Florida Man Arrested For Hacking Linux Kernel Organization In 2011
Thursday September 01, 2016 @02:57PM Romanian Hacker 'Guccifer' Sentenced To 52 Months In US Prison
Sunday August 28, 2016 @12:25AM New Ransomware Poses As A Windows Update
Thursday August 25, 2016 @05:47PM Apple Patenting a Way To Collect Fingerprints, Photos of Thieves
Thursday August 25, 2016 @05:26PM US Unveils Charges Against KickassTorrents, Names Two More Defendants
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @05:01PM FBI Authorized Informants To Break The Law 22,800 Times In 4 Years
Monday August 22, 2016 @05:20PM Turkish Journalist Jailed For Terrorism Was Framed, Forensic Report Shows
Sunday August 21, 2016 @05:35PM Software Exploits Aren't Needed To Hack Most Organizations
Saturday August 20, 2016 @07:50PM New Linux Trojan Is A DDoS Tool, a Bitcoin Miner, and Web Ransomware
Saturday August 20, 2016 @05:40PM Want To Hunt Bank Robbers? There's an App For That, Says The FBI
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @03:07PM Maker of Web Monitoring Software Can Be Sued
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @08:04AM LinkedIn Sues 100 Individuals For Scraping User Data From the Site
Monday August 15, 2016 @11:25AM Australian Authorities Hacked Computers in the US
Sunday August 14, 2016 @11:25AM Under Fire, US Social Security Site Changes Security Policy Again
Saturday August 13, 2016 @12:07PM One Year in Jail For Abusive Silicon Valley CEO
Saturday August 13, 2016 @10:53AM Voting Machines Can Be Easily Compromised, Symantec Demonstrates
Saturday August 13, 2016 @10:06AM Irish Court Orders Alleged Silk Road Admin To Be Extradited To US
Friday August 12, 2016 @09:22PM US Seizure of Kim Dotcom's Assets Will Stand, Says Appeals Court
Thursday August 11, 2016 @02:26PM Bleeping Computer Countersues Maker of SpyHunter
Thursday August 11, 2016 @11:19AM France Says Fight Against Messaging Encryption Needs Worldwide Initiative
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @03:00PM Kansas Couple Sues IP Mapping Firm For Turning Their Life Into a 'Digital Hell'
Monday August 08, 2016 @01:11PM US Finds New Secret Software In VW Audi Engines, Says Report
Sunday August 07, 2016 @06:23PM Aggressive Hackers Are Targeting Rio's Olympics
Sunday August 07, 2016 @01:14PM 32 States Offer Online Voting, But Experts Warn It Isn't Secure
Sunday August 07, 2016 @11:57AM Edward Snowden Is Not Dead Despite Mysterious Tweets, Says Glenn Greenwald
Saturday August 06, 2016 @02:40PM Assange Says Wikileaks is 'Working On' Hacking Donald Trump's Tax Return
Saturday August 06, 2016 @11:34AM Nigerian Scammers Infect Themselves With Own Malware, Reveal New Fraud Scheme
Friday August 05, 2016 @11:17PM Is The US Social Security Site Still Vulnerable To Identity Theft?
Friday August 05, 2016 @06:45PM Car Thieves Arrested After Using Laptop and Malware To Steal More Than 30 Jeeps
Thursday August 04, 2016 @04:56PM Pokemon GO DDoS Attacks Postponed As PoodleCorp Botnet Suffers Security Breach
Thursday August 04, 2016 @10:41AM New Attack Steals SSNs, E-mail Addresses, and More From HTTPS Pages
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @05:59PM Police Asked Facebook To Deactivate Woman's Account During Deadly Standoff
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @03:28PM Clerk Printed Lottery Tickets She Didn't Pay For But Didn't Break Hacking Law
Sunday July 31, 2016 @06:03PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Keep Your Credit Card Secure?
Saturday July 30, 2016 @09:24AM Russia's Rise To Cyberwar Superpower
Friday July 29, 2016 @09:51PM Cisco Finds $34 Million Ransomware Industry
Friday July 29, 2016 @08:43PM Uber Doesn't Decrease Drunk Driving, Finds New Study
Friday July 29, 2016 @03:59PM Malvertising Campaign Infected Thousands of Users per Day for More than a Year
Thursday July 28, 2016 @03:30PM Gary Johnson: I'd Consider Pardoning Snowden, Chelsea Manning
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @09:10PM Tor Project Confirms Sexual Misconduct By Developer Jacob Appelbaum
Monday July 25, 2016 @03:44PM Bitcoin Not Money, Rules Miami Judge In Dismissing Laundering Charges
Sunday July 24, 2016 @02:56PM Yahoo Ordered to Show How It Recovered 'Deleted' Emails
Saturday July 23, 2016 @07:10PM UK Cybersecurity Executives Plead Guilty To Hacking A Rival Firm
Friday July 22, 2016 @08:52PM Hillary Clinton Chooses Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine As Running Mate
Thursday July 21, 2016 @03:49PM Police 3D-Printed A Murder Victim's Finger To Unlock His Phone
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @07:18PM Feds Seize KickassTorrents Domains and Arrest Owner In Poland
Saturday July 16, 2016 @10:21AM Uber's Investigators Admit To Lying While Digging Up Dirt On Legal Foes
Saturday July 16, 2016 @12:53AM Jill Stein Pledges To Pardon Snowden and Appoint Him To Her Cabinet
Friday July 15, 2016 @09:25PM Patriot Act Expansion Fails In The House
Friday July 15, 2016 @05:43PM Newt Gingrich Says Visiting An ISIS Or Al Qaeda Website Should Be A Felony
Friday July 15, 2016 @03:39PM Do You Have A Living Doppelgänger?
Friday July 15, 2016 @03:30PM Cybercrime Overtakes Traditional Crime In UK, Says Report
Friday July 15, 2016 @03:19PM 'Tor and Bitcoin Hinder Anti-Piracy Efforts'
Friday July 15, 2016 @08:53AM It Took Nearly Three Hours For France's Terror Alert App To Respond To Nice Attack
Thursday July 14, 2016 @05:17PM Emirati Man Gets 3-Month Prison Sentence Over Instagram Insult
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @04:27PM Parents Upset After Their Boy Was 'Knocked Down and Run Over' By A Security Robot
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @12:48PM Guccifer 2.0 Drops New Documents
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @04:29PM FBI Has Collected 430,000 Iris Scans In 'Pilot Program'
Monday July 11, 2016 @06:38PM Congress Is Trying To Expand The Patriot Act
Monday July 11, 2016 @01:24PM Facebook Sued for $1 Billion for Alleged Use of Medium for Terror
Sunday July 10, 2016 @07:35PM Kentucky Anonymous Member Indicted Three Years After FBI Raid
Sunday July 10, 2016 @03:07PM Uber Investor Suggests Addressing Police Killings With an App
Friday July 08, 2016 @03:34PM Researchers Discover Over 100 Tor Nodes Designed To Spy On Hidden Services
Friday July 08, 2016 @12:52PM Using a Bomb Robot to Kill a Suspect Is an Unprecedented Shift in Policing
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @03:10PM Password Sharing Is a Federal Crime, Appeals Court Rules
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @04:02AM 'New Way of Stealing Cars': Hacking Them With A Laptop
Sunday July 03, 2016 @04:13AM American Cities Are Installing DHS-Funded Audio Surveillance
Saturday July 02, 2016 @05:05PM Will Brexit Hurt International Cyber-Security?
Saturday July 02, 2016 @09:12AM Aaron Swartz Ebook's DRM Has Been Cracked
Thursday June 30, 2016 @11:21PM Data Can Help Fix America's Overcrowded Jails, Says White House
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @09:56PM 2 Million-Person Terror Database Leaked Online
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @04:05PM ACLU Lawsuit Challenges Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @10:02AM Istanbul Attack: A Grim Reminder Of Why Airports Are Easy Targets
Sunday June 26, 2016 @08:47PM Wisconsin's Prison-Sentencing Algorithm Challenged in Court
Sunday June 26, 2016 @05:47PM Religious Hacker Defaces 111 Escort Sites
Sunday June 26, 2016 @02:14PM As It Searches For Suspects, The FBI May Be Looking At You
Sunday June 26, 2016 @10:27AM IRS Gets Hacked Again, Forced To Scrap Their Entire PIN System
Saturday June 25, 2016 @02:57PM Why Are Hackers Increasingly Targeting the Healthcare Industry?
Saturday June 25, 2016 @02:45PM Vacationing Security Researcher Exposes Austrian ATM Skimmer
Saturday June 25, 2016 @10:07AM Crypto Ransomware Attacks Have Jumped 500% In The Last Year
Saturday June 25, 2016 @08:01AM Austin Is Conducting Sting Operations Against Ride-Sharing Drivers
Friday June 24, 2016 @10:44PM From File-Sharing To Prison: The Story of a Jailed Megaupload Programmer
Friday June 24, 2016 @11:36AM FBI Is Classifying Its Tor Browser Exploit Because 'National Security'
Thursday June 23, 2016 @04:11PM Internet Trolls Hack Popular YouTube Channel WatchMojo
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @03:32PM MSI and ASUS Accused of Sending Reviewers Overpowered Graphics Cards
Sunday June 19, 2016 @09:00PM Hacker Who Stole Half-Life 2's Source Code Interviewed For New Book
Sunday June 19, 2016 @05:06PM One Million IP Addresses Used In Brute-Force Attack On A Bank
Sunday June 19, 2016 @02:58PM New Ransomware Written Entirely In JavaScript
Saturday June 18, 2016 @11:42AM New Algorithm Could Help Predict Future ISIS Attacks
Thursday June 16, 2016 @03:35PM Google Accused of Stealing Balloon Network Tech Behind Project Loon
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @03:57PM FBI Says Utility Pole Surveillance Cam Locations Must Be Kept Secret
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @03:30PM 'Spam King' Sanford Wallace Sentenced To 2.5 Years In Prison For Facebook Phishing Scam
Monday June 13, 2016 @04:57PM New Device Sold on the Dark Web Can Clone Up to 15 Contactless Cards per Second
Sunday June 12, 2016 @08:59PM Ask Slashdot: Can Technology Prevent Shootings?
Sunday June 12, 2016 @06:24PM How ISIS Finally Hacked the Arkansas Library Association
Sunday June 12, 2016 @12:25PM New York Thieves Wearing Apple Store T-Shirts Steal $16,000 In iPhones
Saturday June 11, 2016 @12:34AM Iran Is Arresting Models Who Pose Without Headscarves On Instagram
Thursday June 09, 2016 @04:22PM Tesla Suspension Breakage: It's Not The Crime, It's The Coverup
Thursday June 09, 2016 @03:07PM Oklahoma State Troopers Use New Device To Seize Bank Accounts During Traffic Stops
Saturday June 04, 2016 @10:40AM CiCi's Pizza May Have Been Hacked
Saturday June 04, 2016 @08:25AM TeamViewer Denies Being Hacked, Blames Users, Introduces New Security Measures
Thursday June 02, 2016 @11:35AM UCLA Shooter Accused Victim Of Stealing His Computer Code
Monday May 30, 2016 @10:19AM Miami Money-Laundering Case May Define Whether Bitcoin Is Really Money
Sunday May 29, 2016 @11:27AM Mugger Arrested After Victim Spots Him On Facebook's 'People You May Know'
Saturday May 28, 2016 @10:29AM California Mayors Demand Surveillance Cams On Crime-Ridden Highways
Friday May 27, 2016 @10:30PM EFF Warns of Harsher CFAA
Friday May 27, 2016 @03:47PM FBI Raids Dental Software Researcher Who Found Patient Records On Public Server
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @07:07PM State Dept. IT Staff Told To Keep Quiet About Clinton's Server
Sunday May 22, 2016 @01:37PM Hundreds of Drupal Sites Targeted With Fake Ransomware
Sunday May 22, 2016 @11:40AM Attackers Steal $12.7M In Massive ATM Heist
Saturday May 21, 2016 @06:22PM Ransomware Adds DDoS Attacks To Annoy More People
Saturday May 21, 2016 @03:16PM How Militarized Cops Are Zapping Rights With Stingray
Saturday May 21, 2016 @09:25AM TV Journalists Try Buying AK-47 On Dark Web, Fail
Saturday May 21, 2016 @08:30AM New Clues About Why Mt. Gox Failed
Friday May 20, 2016 @04:33PM Real-Life RoboCop Guards Shopping Centers In California
Thursday May 19, 2016 @10:38PM Robin Hood Hacker Donates $11,000 of Stolen Bitcoin to Help Fight ISIS
Thursday May 19, 2016 @07:51AM Filmmakers Ask 'Pirate' to Take Polygraph, Backtrack When He Agrees
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @11:33PM Developer Of Anonymous Tor Software Dodges FBI, Leaves US
Saturday May 14, 2016 @11:18PM Amazon and Microsoft Directors Charged in Prostitution Sting
Saturday May 14, 2016 @09:17PM Hidden FBI Microphones Exposed In California
Saturday May 14, 2016 @01:22PM Homeland Security Cuts Causing Extreme Delays And Missed Flights