Slashdot Items Tagged "crime"

Date / Time Story
Monday April 24, 2017 @12:25AM Wall Street IT Engineer Hacks Employer To See If He'll Be Fired
Friday April 21, 2017 @07:17PM CIA, FBI Launch Manhunt For WikiLeaks Source
Friday April 21, 2017 @04:29PM DOJ: Russian 'Superhacker' Gets 27 Years In Prison
Thursday April 20, 2017 @10:59PM US Prepares Charges To Seek Arrest of WikiLeaks' Julian Assange
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @04:29PM Microsoft's Skype Is Most Used Messaging Service For Cyber Criminals, Study Finds
Sunday April 16, 2017 @02:02AM Researchers Find 25,000 Domains Used In Tech Support Scams
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @11:28PM Investigation Finds Inmates Built Computers, Hid Them In Prison Ceiling
Friday April 07, 2017 @10:20PM Should The FBI Have Arrested 'The Hacker Who Hacked No One'?
Monday April 03, 2017 @12:49AM GitHub Repository Owners Targeted By Data-Stealing Malware
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:09AM Rogue System Administrator Faces 10 Years In Prison For Shutting Down Servers, Deleting Core Files On the Day He Was Fired
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @04:46PM Two Activists Who Secretly Recorded Planned Parenthood Face 15 Felony Charges
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @05:19PM Bay Area Tech Executives Indicted For H-1B Visa Fraud
Saturday March 25, 2017 @01:32AM Indiana's Inmates Could Soon Have Access To Tablets
Thursday March 23, 2017 @04:01PM Feds: We're Pulling Data From 100 Phones Seized During Trump Inauguration
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @05:31PM W3C Erects DRM As Web Standard
Sunday March 19, 2017 @02:34PM Your Hotel Room Photos Could Help Catch Sex Traffickers
Sunday March 19, 2017 @11:39AM Company's Former IT Admin Accused of Accessing Backdoor Account 700+ Times
Friday March 17, 2017 @11:23PM Could We Eliminate Spam With DMARC?
Friday March 17, 2017 @04:10PM Judge Grants Search Warrant For Everyone Who Searched a Crime Victim's Name On Google
Friday March 17, 2017 @01:53PM FBI Arrests Alleged Attacker Who Tweeted Seizure-Inducing Strobe at a Writer
Monday March 13, 2017 @08:37AM Typo In IP Address Led To an Innocent Father's Arrest For Paedophilia
Saturday March 11, 2017 @11:58PM How The FBI Used Geek Squad To Increase Secret Public Surveillance
Friday March 10, 2017 @11:26PM A Prenda Copyright Troll Finally Pleaded Guilty
Friday March 10, 2017 @03:33PM Alphabet's Waymo Asks Judge To Block Uber From Using Self-Driving Car Secrets
Thursday March 09, 2017 @11:19AM Samsung Group Chief Denies All Charges as 'Trial of the Century' Begins
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @01:59PM Federal Criminal Probe Being Opened Into WikiLeaks' Publication of CIA Documents
Monday March 06, 2017 @09:45PM Amazon Shares Data With Arkansas Prosecutor In Murder Case
Sunday March 05, 2017 @07:45PM FBI Dismisses Child Porn Case Rather Than Reveal Their Tor Browser Exploit
Sunday March 05, 2017 @01:07AM Local Police Departments Are Building Their Own DNA Databases
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @04:16PM Samsung Chief Charged With Bribery and Embezzlement
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @12:50AM Man Gets 30 Days In Jail For Drone Crash That Knocked Woman Unconscious
Saturday February 25, 2017 @05:55PM UK Police Arrest Suspect Behind Mirai Malware Attacks On Deutsche Telekom
Thursday February 23, 2017 @03:12PM Amazon Argues That Alexa Is Protected By the First Amendment in a Murder Trial
Monday February 20, 2017 @01:32AM Kim Dotcom Can Be Extradited, Rules A New Zealand Court
Sunday February 12, 2017 @08:39PM Face Recognition + Mandatory Police Body Cameras = Mass Surveillance?
Friday February 10, 2017 @07:38PM Russia Considers Sending Snowden Back To US As a 'Gift' To Trump
Thursday February 09, 2017 @05:21PM Arby's Probes Possible Data Breach Affecting 355,000 Credit Cards
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @04:55PM Police Arrest Five Men For Selling Kodi Boxes 'Fully Loaded' With Illegal Streaming Apps
Monday February 06, 2017 @06:05PM DC Inauguration Protestors Are Being Hit With Facebook Data Searches
Thursday February 02, 2017 @09:50AM US Probes Panasonic Unit For Alleged Bribery Violations
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @06:04PM Police Use Pacemaker Data To Charge Homeowner With Arson, Insurance Fraud
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @11:10AM Swedish Govt Mulls Tougher Punishments To Tackle Pirate Sites
Sunday January 29, 2017 @09:35PM Running For Congress, Brianna Wu Criticizes The FBI's GamerGate Report
Saturday January 28, 2017 @11:33PM Ransomware Infects a Hotel's Key System
Saturday January 28, 2017 @04:41PM Police Department Loses Years Worth of Evidence In Ransomware Incident
Saturday January 28, 2017 @12:23AM Canadian Police Identify Suspect From Remotely-Accessed Stolen Laptop
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @04:35PM Russia Arrests Top Kaspersky Lab Security Researcher On Charges of Treason
Monday January 23, 2017 @02:58AM Western Union Pays $586M Fine Over Wire Fraud Charges
Sunday January 22, 2017 @05:40PM Database Attacks Spread To CouchDB, Hadoop, and ElasticSearch Servers
Saturday January 21, 2017 @04:11PM Geek Avenges Stolen Laptop By Remotely Accessing Thief's Facebook Account
Thursday January 19, 2017 @06:34PM South Korean Court Dismisses Arrest Warrant For Samsung Chief
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @07:14PM Julian Assange Will Not Hand Himself In Because Chelsea Manning's Release Won't Happen Immediately, Lawyer Says
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @10:40AM Ukraine's Power Outage Was a Cyber Attack, Says Power Supplier
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @01:27AM Dutch Developer Added Backdoor To Websites He Built, Phished Over 20,000 Users
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @05:38PM President Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning's Sentence
Monday January 16, 2017 @06:31PM Oculus Accused of Destroying Evidence, Zuckerberg To Testify In $2 Billion Lawsuit
Saturday January 14, 2017 @04:20PM Amateur Scientists Find New Clue In D.B. Cooper Case, Crowdsource Their Investigation
Saturday January 14, 2017 @02:06AM Student Hacker Faces 10 Years in Prison For Spyware That Hit 16,000 Computers
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @07:08PM Why You Shouldn't Trust Geek Squad
Monday January 09, 2017 @10:29PM Two Triple-Screen Laptops Were Stolen From Razer's CES Booth
Monday January 09, 2017 @05:26PM FBI Arrests Volkswagen Executive On Charges Related To Dieselgate
Saturday January 07, 2017 @06:52PM Macbook Saves Man's Life During Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting
Saturday January 07, 2017 @06:34PM FBI Releases (Redacted) Documents About The San Bernardino iPhone Case
Saturday January 07, 2017 @01:49AM How A Massive India Call Center Swindled 15,000 Americans
Friday January 06, 2017 @04:56AM Chicago Electronics Recycler Faked Tear-Downs, Sent Hazardous Waste To Overseas Landfills
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @11:59AM New California Law Finally Makes Ransomware Illegal
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @04:27PM Police Request Amazon Echo Recordings For Homicide Investigation
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @07:11PM Hotbed of Cybercrime Activity Tracked Down To ISP In Region Where Russia Is Invading Ukraine
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @06:44PM Hotbed of Cybercrime Activity Tracked Down to ISP in Ukrainian Civil War Region
Monday December 19, 2016 @02:55AM Can Consumers Fight Package Thieves With Technology?
Sunday December 18, 2016 @05:43PM The FBI Is Arresting People Who Rent DDoS Botnets
Friday December 16, 2016 @06:35PM Rogue Lawyers Made $6 Million Shaking Down Porn Pirates, Feds Say
Thursday December 15, 2016 @02:45AM The Pirate Bay, BitTorrent Websites To Be Blocked In Australia, Federal Court Rules
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @04:47PM Florida Court Says Suspected Voyeur Must Reveal His iPhone Passcode To Police
Friday December 09, 2016 @11:15PM The DEA Has Been Secretly Paying Transport Employees To Search Travelers' Bags
Friday December 09, 2016 @09:31PM Inside the NYPD's Attempt To Build Community Trust Through Twitter
Monday December 05, 2016 @01:16AM BMW Traps A Car Thief By Remotely Locking His Doors
Sunday December 04, 2016 @02:31PM Sysadmin Gets Two Years In Prison For Sabotaging ISP
Sunday December 04, 2016 @01:09AM Crooks Need Just Six Seconds To Guess A Credit Card Number
Friday December 02, 2016 @04:31PM Foxconn Employee Faces 10-Year Prison Sentence For Stealing 5,700 iPhones Worth $1.5 Million
Friday December 02, 2016 @04:01PM Lawyer Sues 20-Year-Old Student Who Gave a Bad Yelp Review, Loses Badly
Thursday December 01, 2016 @06:32PM French Man Sentenced To Two Years In Prison For Visiting Pro-ISIS Websites
Thursday December 01, 2016 @04:34PM Bitcoin Exchange Ordered To Give IRS Years of Data On Millions of Users
Monday November 28, 2016 @03:40PM Amazon and eBay Sellers' VAT Fraud Rife Despite Crackdown
Sunday November 27, 2016 @02:19PM Ransomware Compromises San Francisco's Mass Transit System
Saturday November 19, 2016 @01:21AM Privacy Group Sues The FBI, Demanding Details About Biometric Database Sharing
Friday November 18, 2016 @09:07PM New York's District Attorney: Roll Back Apple's iPhone Encryption
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @07:49PM A $5 Tool Called PoisonTap Can Hack Your Locked Computer In One Minute
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @10:05AM Amazon Takes Counterfeit Sellers To Court For First Time
Saturday November 12, 2016 @07:32PM German Police Mock 'Not Very Clever' ATM Robbers
Saturday November 12, 2016 @12:43AM 'Flash Crash' Trader Pleads Guilty, Facing Up To 30 Years In Prison
Friday November 11, 2016 @10:31PM Scammers Bite Chrome Users With Forgotten 2014 Bug
Thursday November 10, 2016 @06:53PM Trump Picks Top Climate Skeptic To Lead EPA Transition
Friday November 04, 2016 @03:54PM The FBI Spent Two Years Investigating An Online Cult That Didn't Exist
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @04:07PM Montreal Police Monitored iPhone of La Presse Journalist Patrick Lagace
Saturday October 29, 2016 @04:19PM Police Used Cell Tower Logs To Text 7,500 Possible Crime Witnesses
Saturday October 29, 2016 @05:00AM Teenager Launches Accidental DDoS Attack on 911 Systems via iOS Bug
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @05:08PM How Vigilante Hackers Could Stop the Internet of Things Botnet
Monday October 24, 2016 @10:49PM Dropbox and LinkedIn Hacker Most Likely Behind BitMarket.eu Bitcoin Heist
Monday October 24, 2016 @05:23PM Alibaba Founder To Chinese Government: Use Big Data To Stop Criminals
Monday October 24, 2016 @04:40PM Electronic Surveillance Up 500% In DC Area Since 2011, Almost All Sealed Cases
Sunday October 23, 2016 @07:25PM US Police Consider Flying Drones Armed With Stun Guns
Sunday October 23, 2016 @12:09AM Dyn Executive Responds To Friday's DDOS Attack
Saturday October 22, 2016 @08:49PM Feds Walk Into a Building, Demand Everyone's Fingerprints To Open Phones
Saturday October 22, 2016 @02:07PM John McAfee Thinks North Korea Hacked Dyn, and Iran Hacked the DNC
Saturday October 22, 2016 @12:17AM Should Journalists Ignore Some Leaked Emails?
Friday October 21, 2016 @09:45PM 'Anonymous' Hacker Indicted As His Hunger Strike Continues
Friday October 21, 2016 @12:10AM Nurses In Australia Face Punishment For Promoting Anti-Vaccination Messages Via Social Media
Thursday October 20, 2016 @05:16PM KickassTorrents Lawyer: 'Torrent Sites Do Not Violate Criminal Copyright Laws'
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @05:13PM Czechs Arrest Russian Hacker Wanted By FBI
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @10:32AM Spanish Police Arrest Their First Ever eBook Pirate
Monday October 17, 2016 @04:20PM Ethiopia's State of Emergency Makes Posting To Facebook a Crime
Monday October 17, 2016 @03:40PM Apple and Other Tech Companies Have Registered Their IP in Jamaica, Tonga, and Elsewhere For Years
Monday October 17, 2016 @11:58AM Journalists Face Jail Time After Reporting on North Dakota Pipeline Protest
Monday October 17, 2016 @11:38AM UK Police Begins Deployment of 22,000 Police Body Cameras
Saturday October 15, 2016 @10:54PM Accused British 'Flash Crash' Stock Trader To Be Extradited To The US
Thursday October 13, 2016 @04:38PM Verizon Believes Yahoo Email Hacking 'Material,' Could Affect Deal
Thursday October 13, 2016 @11:31AM RIAA Seizes Wrong MP3Skull Domain
Thursday October 13, 2016 @10:19AM Foreign Investors Sue Toshiba Over Accounting Scandal
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @11:56AM Wells Fargo Employee Informed the Bank of Fake Customer Accounts in 2006
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @05:52PM Court Rejects Massive Torrent Damages Claim, Admin Avoids Jail
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @01:08PM Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Block Tool For Cops To Surveil You On Social Media
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @09:59AM Second Hacker Group Targets SWIFT Users, Symantec Warns
Monday October 10, 2016 @09:08AM UK's Chief Troll Hunter Targets Doxxing, Virtual Mobbing, and Nasty Images
Saturday October 08, 2016 @09:47PM Are Tech Firms Liable For What Their Users Post?
Saturday October 08, 2016 @09:27PM More Software Engineers Over Age 40 May Join a Lawsuit Against Google
Friday October 07, 2016 @08:29PM Feds Convinced Police To Use License Plate-Scanning Tech At Gun Shows
Friday October 07, 2016 @07:08AM Fake Call Centers in India Scam Americans Of Millions
Thursday October 06, 2016 @05:04PM Two 19-Year-Olds Charged With Running Phone Harassment, Hack-For-Hire Sites
Thursday October 06, 2016 @10:42AM Smartphone Reseller Cheated Customers Out of Millions, Feds Say
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @11:19AM Police Complaints Drop 93 Percent After Deploying Body Cameras
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @10:41AM Amazon's Kindle Unlimited Is a Victim of Its Success in Japan
Sunday October 02, 2016 @03:29PM French Banks Offer Credit Card Numbers That Change Every Hour
Saturday October 01, 2016 @04:04PM Pennsylvania's Voting Machines Are Running Windows XP
Friday September 30, 2016 @10:50AM Saudi Arabian Teen Arrested For Online Videos With American Blogger
Thursday September 29, 2016 @11:26AM Comey Denies Clinton Email 'Reddit' Cover-Up
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @11:30AM Across US, Police Officers Abuse Confidential Databases
Sunday September 25, 2016 @12:08AM California Launches Mandatory Data Collection For Police Use-of-Force
Friday September 23, 2016 @07:40PM Hacker Who Aided ISIS Gets 20 Years In Prison
Thursday September 22, 2016 @02:19PM Cops Are Raiding Homes of Innocent People Based Only On IP Addresses
Thursday September 22, 2016 @04:55AM Uber's Terrifying 'Ghost Drivers' Are Freaking Out Passengers in China
Thursday September 22, 2016 @12:35AM Oversight Orders Reddit To Preserve Deleted Posts In Clinton Investigation
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @02:49AM Computer Specialist Who Deleted Clinton Emails May Have Asked Reddit For Tips
Monday September 19, 2016 @10:25PM Federal Judge Rules Bitcoin Is Money In Case Tied To JPMorgan Hack
Sunday September 18, 2016 @03:34PM Uber Accused of Cashing In On Bomb Explosion By Jacking Rates
Saturday September 17, 2016 @08:31PM Robot Snatches Rifle From Barricaded Suspect, Ends Standoff
Friday September 16, 2016 @08:42PM UK Court Rules to Extradite Hacktivist Lauri Love to the US
Thursday September 15, 2016 @03:34PM FBI Agent Posing As Journalist To Deliver Malware To Suspect Was Fine, Says DOJ
Thursday September 15, 2016 @12:07PM Alibaba Engineers Fired for Mooncake Hacking
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @11:12AM 10 Years in Prison For Online Pirates a Step Closer in the UK
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @06:38PM DDoS-for-Bitcoin Extortionists Now Also Threaten to Install Ransomware
Saturday September 10, 2016 @09:08PM Alleged Proprietors of 'DDOS For Hire' Service vDOS Arrested
Saturday September 10, 2016 @07:39PM Arrests Made After Group Hacks CIA Director's AOL Account
Friday September 09, 2016 @09:18PM Senator Urges Colleagues to Prevent Expansion of Government Hacking
Thursday September 08, 2016 @05:48PM Researcher Gets 20 Days In Prison For Hacking State Websites As Political Stunt
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @01:50AM Meet URL, the USB Porn-Sniffing Dog
Sunday September 04, 2016 @06:40PM Long TSA Delays Force Airports To Hire Private Security Contractors
Sunday September 04, 2016 @02:55PM Fugitive Arrested After Using 'Wanted' Poster As His Facebook Profile Pic
Friday September 02, 2016 @04:29PM Florida Man Arrested For Hacking Linux Kernel Organization In 2011
Thursday September 01, 2016 @03:57PM Romanian Hacker 'Guccifer' Sentenced To 52 Months In US Prison
Sunday August 28, 2016 @01:25AM New Ransomware Poses As A Windows Update
Thursday August 25, 2016 @06:47PM Apple Patenting a Way To Collect Fingerprints, Photos of Thieves
Thursday August 25, 2016 @06:26PM US Unveils Charges Against KickassTorrents, Names Two More Defendants
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @06:01PM FBI Authorized Informants To Break The Law 22,800 Times In 4 Years
Monday August 22, 2016 @06:20PM Turkish Journalist Jailed For Terrorism Was Framed, Forensic Report Shows
Sunday August 21, 2016 @06:35PM Software Exploits Aren't Needed To Hack Most Organizations
Saturday August 20, 2016 @08:50PM New Linux Trojan Is A DDoS Tool, a Bitcoin Miner, and Web Ransomware
Saturday August 20, 2016 @06:40PM Want To Hunt Bank Robbers? There's an App For That, Says The FBI
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @04:07PM Maker of Web Monitoring Software Can Be Sued
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @09:04AM LinkedIn Sues 100 Individuals For Scraping User Data From the Site
Monday August 15, 2016 @12:25PM Australian Authorities Hacked Computers in the US
Sunday August 14, 2016 @12:25PM Under Fire, US Social Security Site Changes Security Policy Again
Saturday August 13, 2016 @01:07PM One Year in Jail For Abusive Silicon Valley CEO
Saturday August 13, 2016 @11:53AM Voting Machines Can Be Easily Compromised, Symantec Demonstrates
Saturday August 13, 2016 @11:06AM Irish Court Orders Alleged Silk Road Admin To Be Extradited To US
Friday August 12, 2016 @10:22PM US Seizure of Kim Dotcom's Assets Will Stand, Says Appeals Court
Thursday August 11, 2016 @03:26PM Bleeping Computer Countersues Maker of SpyHunter
Thursday August 11, 2016 @12:19PM France Says Fight Against Messaging Encryption Needs Worldwide Initiative
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @04:00PM Kansas Couple Sues IP Mapping Firm For Turning Their Life Into a 'Digital Hell'
Monday August 08, 2016 @02:11PM US Finds New Secret Software In VW Audi Engines, Says Report
Sunday August 07, 2016 @07:23PM Aggressive Hackers Are Targeting Rio's Olympics
Sunday August 07, 2016 @02:14PM 32 States Offer Online Voting, But Experts Warn It Isn't Secure
Sunday August 07, 2016 @12:57PM Edward Snowden Is Not Dead Despite Mysterious Tweets, Says Glenn Greenwald
Saturday August 06, 2016 @03:40PM Assange Says Wikileaks is 'Working On' Hacking Donald Trump's Tax Return
Saturday August 06, 2016 @12:34PM Nigerian Scammers Infect Themselves With Own Malware, Reveal New Fraud Scheme
Saturday August 06, 2016 @12:17AM Is The US Social Security Site Still Vulnerable To Identity Theft?
Friday August 05, 2016 @07:45PM Car Thieves Arrested After Using Laptop and Malware To Steal More Than 30 Jeeps
Thursday August 04, 2016 @05:56PM Pokemon GO DDoS Attacks Postponed As PoodleCorp Botnet Suffers Security Breach
Thursday August 04, 2016 @11:41AM New Attack Steals SSNs, E-mail Addresses, and More From HTTPS Pages
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @06:59PM Police Asked Facebook To Deactivate Woman's Account During Deadly Standoff
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @04:28PM Clerk Printed Lottery Tickets She Didn't Pay For But Didn't Break Hacking Law
Sunday July 31, 2016 @07:03PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Keep Your Credit Card Secure?
Saturday July 30, 2016 @10:24AM Russia's Rise To Cyberwar Superpower
Friday July 29, 2016 @10:51PM Cisco Finds $34 Million Ransomware Industry
Friday July 29, 2016 @09:43PM Uber Doesn't Decrease Drunk Driving, Finds New Study
Friday July 29, 2016 @04:59PM Malvertising Campaign Infected Thousands of Users per Day for More than a Year
Thursday July 28, 2016 @04:30PM Gary Johnson: I'd Consider Pardoning Snowden, Chelsea Manning
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @10:10PM Tor Project Confirms Sexual Misconduct By Developer Jacob Appelbaum
Monday July 25, 2016 @04:44PM Bitcoin Not Money, Rules Miami Judge In Dismissing Laundering Charges
Sunday July 24, 2016 @03:56PM Yahoo Ordered to Show How It Recovered 'Deleted' Emails