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Slashdot Items Tagged "crime"

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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
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @10:53PM Uber Offers Free Rides To Koreans, Hopes They Won't Report Illegal Drivers
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @05:49PM 3 Million Strong RAMNIT Botnet Taken Down
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @03:34PM US Govt and Private Sector Developing "Precrime" System Against Cyber-Attacks
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 @06:40PM Credit Card Fraud Could Peak In 2015 As the US Moves To EMV
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @05:26PM Credit Card Fraud Could Peak in 2015, as the US Moves To EMV, 10 Years Late
Monday February 16, 2015 @11:24AM Kim Dotcom's Lawyer Plays Down Megaupload Worker's Guilty Plea
Monday February 16, 2015 @08:03AM LG Exec Indicted Over Broken Samsung Washing Machine
Monday February 16, 2015 @12:54AM Cybercriminal Gang Plunders Nearly $1B From Banks Over Two Years
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @10:36AM Another Bitcoin Exchange Fraud
Monday February 09, 2015 @03:42PM The Technologies That Betrayed Silk Road's Anonymity
Monday February 09, 2015 @01:27PM Alleged Bitcoin Scam Leaves Millions Missing
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
Thursday February 05, 2015 @06:14PM With Insider Help, ID Theft Ring Stole $700,000 In Apple Gift Cards
Wednesday February 04, 2015 @04:07PM Ross Ulbricht Found Guilty On All 7 Counts In Silk Road Trial
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
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @08:48PM Why ATM Bombs May Be Coming Soon To the United States
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 @11:46PM Here Are Ross Ulbricht's Chat Logs and Journal From the Silk Road Trial
Thursday January 22, 2015 @06:33PM Dish Network Violated Do-Not-Call 57 Million Times
Thursday January 22, 2015 @06:25PM Barrett Brown, Formerly of Anonymous, Sentenced To 63 Months
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
Thursday January 22, 2015 @09:20AM Silk Road 2.0 Deputy Arrested
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @08:54PM Calls For European ISPs To Filter Content Could Be Illegal
Monday January 19, 2015 @11:13AM Innocent Adults Are Easy To Convince They Committed a Serious Crime
Saturday January 17, 2015 @03:01PM What Africa Really Needs To Fight Ebola
Saturday January 17, 2015 @09:10AM European Countries Seek Sweeping New Powers To Curb Terrorism
Friday January 16, 2015 @07:28PM 19,000 French Websites Hit By DDoS, Defaced In Wake of Terror Attacks
Friday January 16, 2015 @06:39PM UK Suspect Arrested In Connection With PSN/XBL 'Lizard Squad' Attacks
Friday January 16, 2015 @02:21PM Who's Responsible When Your Semi-Autonomous Shopping Bot Purchases Drugs Online?
Friday January 16, 2015 @07:11AM Parents Investigated For Neglect For Letting Kids Walk Home Alone
Thursday January 15, 2015 @04:40PM Silk Road Trial Defense: Mt. Gox CEO Was the Real Dread Pirate Roberts
Thursday January 15, 2015 @02:07PM Your High School Wants You To Install Snapchat
Thursday January 15, 2015 @10:08AM There's a Problem In the Silk Road Trial: the Jury Doesn't Get the Internet
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @09:11PM US Government Lurked On Silk Road For Over a Year
Sunday January 11, 2015 @09:01AM Google Fund To Pay For 1 Million Copies of Charlie Hebdo
Friday January 09, 2015 @11:20AM In Paris, Terrorists Kill 2 More, Take At Least 7 Hostages
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:41AM MI5 Chief Seeks New Powers After Paris Magazine Attack
Thursday January 01, 2015 @05:00PM Fraud, Not Hackers, Took Most of Mt. Gox's Missing Bitcoins
Thursday January 01, 2015 @01:08PM Finnish KRP Questions Suspected Lizard Squad Member
Thursday January 01, 2015 @09:06AM UK Arrest Over Xbox Live and Playstation Network Outages
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @10:53AM Lizard Squad: Xbox Live, PSN Attacks Were a 'Marketing Scheme' For DDoS Service
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @08:28AM Early Bitcoin Adopters Facing Extortion Threats
Sunday December 28, 2014 @09:49AM Finn Linked To Lizard Squad Christmas Attack
Saturday December 27, 2014 @10:59PM Drunk Drivers in California May Get Mandated Interlock Devices
Saturday December 27, 2014 @11:31AM 13,000 Passwords, Usernames Leaked For Major Commerce, Porn Sites
Friday December 26, 2014 @11:48PM Prosecutors Raid LG Offices Over Alleged Vandalism of Samsung Dishwashers
Thursday December 25, 2014 @09:59PM Russian Hackers Stole Millions From Banks, ATMs
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @01:21PM UK Man Arrested Over "Offensive" Tweet
Monday December 22, 2014 @07:46AM GCHQ Warns It Is Losing Track of Serious Criminals
Sunday December 21, 2014 @10:22AM Bitcoin Exec To Spend Two Years Behind Bars For Silk Road Transactions
Sunday December 21, 2014 @01:35AM 65,000 Complaints Later, Microsoft Files Suit Against Tech Support Scammers
Friday December 19, 2014 @07:51PM Staples: Breach May Have Affected 1.16 Million Customers' Cards
Thursday December 18, 2014 @06:15PM FBI Confirms Open Investigation Into Gamergate
Thursday December 18, 2014 @09:24AM Did Alcatraz Escapees Survive? Computer Program Says They Might Have
Thursday December 18, 2014 @08:36AM Councilmen Introduce Bills Strongly Regulating UAV Use in NYC
Thursday December 18, 2014 @12:57AM Over 9,000 PCs In Australia Infected By TorrentLocker Ransomware
Wednesday December 17, 2014 @10:06PM RFID-Blocking Blazer and Jeans Could Stop Wireless Identity Theft
Sunday December 14, 2014 @10:48PM Sony Pictures Leak Reveals Quashed Plan To Upload Phony Torrents
Monday December 08, 2014 @11:24PM Uber Banned In Delhi After Taxi Driver Accused of Rape
Sunday December 07, 2014 @08:32AM Ask Slashdot: Can a Felon Work In IT?
Friday December 05, 2014 @05:34PM DOJ Launches New Cybercrime Unit, Claims Privacy Top Priority
Thursday December 04, 2014 @06:08PM Every Weapon, Armored Truck, and Plane the Pentagon Gave To Local Police
Thursday December 04, 2014 @11:19AM 'Moneyball' Approach Reduces Crime In New York City
Thursday December 04, 2014 @08:31AM UK MP Says ISPs Must Take Responsibility For Movie Leaks, Sony Eyes North Korea
Monday December 01, 2014 @05:35PM Cyber Ring Stole Secrets For Gaming US Stock Market
Monday December 01, 2014 @11:57AM UK Police To Publicly Shame Drunk Drivers On Twitter This Christmas
Sunday November 30, 2014 @08:45PM Breath Test For Pot Being Developed At WSU
Sunday November 30, 2014 @12:03PM Supreme Court To Decide Whether Rap Lyric Threats Are Free Speech
Saturday November 29, 2014 @10:43PM Kim Dotcom Faces Jail At Bail Hearing
Saturday November 29, 2014 @01:30AM Hackers Breach Payment Systems of Major Parking Garage Operator
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @10:38AM Kim Dotcom Regrets Not Taking Copyright Law and MPAA "More Seriously"
Monday November 24, 2014 @05:35PM Class-Action Suit Claims Copyright Enforcement Company Made Harassing Robo-calls
Sunday November 23, 2014 @07:49PM Cops 101: NYC High School Teaches How To Behave During Stop-and-Frisk
Thursday November 20, 2014 @11:06PM Swedish Court Refuses To Revoke Julian Assange's Arrest Warrant
Thursday November 20, 2014 @05:49PM Tracking a Bitcoin Thief, Part II: Illustrating the Issue of Trust In Altcoins
Wednesday November 19, 2014 @05:19PM Court Shuts Down Alleged $120M Tech Support Scam
Sunday November 16, 2014 @03:56PM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With VoIP Fraud/Phishing Scams?
Saturday November 15, 2014 @02:34PM Former Police Officer Indicted For Teaching How To Pass a Polygraph Test
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @12:47PM Apple's Luxembourg tax deals
Monday November 10, 2014 @09:08AM Pirate Bay Co-Founder Peter Sunde Is a Free Man Again
Friday November 07, 2014 @09:42PM Dealer-Installed GPS Tracker Leads To Kidnapper's Arrest in Maryland
Thursday November 06, 2014 @07:43PM Bounties vs. Extreme Internet Harassment
Thursday November 06, 2014 @07:35PM Silk Road 2.0 Seized By FBI, Alleged Founder Arrested In San Francisco
Thursday October 30, 2014 @02:18PM Pirate Bay Founder Gottfrid Warg Faces Danish Jail Time
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @12:21PM Is the Outrage Over the FBI's Seattle Times Tactics a Knee-Jerk Reaction?
Monday October 27, 2014 @02:18PM Ex-CBS Reporter Claims Government Agency Bugged Her Computer
Monday October 27, 2014 @12:12PM "Police Detector" Monitors Emergency Radio Transmissions
Thursday October 23, 2014 @09:36PM Incapacitating Chemical Agents: Coming Soon To Local Law Enforcement?
Thursday October 23, 2014 @05:16PM Tracking a Bitcoin Thief
Thursday October 23, 2014 @05:03PM Tech Firm Fined For Paying Imported Workers $1.21 Per Hour
Thursday October 23, 2014 @07:35AM Proposed Penalty For UK Hackers Who "Damage National Security": Life
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @08:22AM Speed Cameras In Chicago Earn $50M Less Than Expected
Monday October 20, 2014 @02:02PM Manga Images Depicting Children Lead to Conviction in UK
Friday October 17, 2014 @01:41AM FBI Director Continues His Campaign Against Encryption
Thursday October 16, 2014 @10:08PM As Prison Population Sinks, Jails Are a Steal
Thursday October 16, 2014 @04:49PM Court Rules Parents May Be Liable For What Their Kids Post On Facebook
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @09:30PM How an FBI Informant Led the Hack of British Tabloid "The Sun"
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @08:57AM Too Much Privacy: Finnish Police Want Big Euro Notes Taken Out of Circulation
Saturday October 11, 2014 @10:38AM Only 100 Cybercrime Brains Worldwide, Says Europol Boss
Wednesday October 08, 2014 @04:16PM Ross Ulbricht's Lawyer Says FBI's Hack of Silk Road Was "Criminal"
Monday October 06, 2014 @02:09PM Study Weighs In On the Reliability of Eyewitness Testimony
Friday October 03, 2014 @05:08PM Marriott Fined $600,000 For Jamming Guest Hotspots
Thursday October 02, 2014 @07:09AM How Hackers Accidentally Sold a Pre-Release XBox One To the FBI
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @02:29PM DARPA Technology Could Uncover Counterfeit Microchips
Monday September 29, 2014 @12:49PM Medical Records Worth More To Hackers Than Credit Cards
Monday September 29, 2014 @06:39AM Apple Faces Large Penalties In EU Tax Probe
Thursday September 18, 2014 @09:07AM Australian Police Arrest 15, Charge 2, For Alleged Islamic State Beheading Plot
Thursday September 18, 2014 @07:55AM London's Crime Hot Spots Predicted Using Mobile Phone Data
Sunday September 14, 2014 @02:00PM Navy Guilty of Illegally Broad Online Searches: Child Porn Conviction Overturned
Friday September 12, 2014 @07:28AM Turning the Tables On "Phone Tech Support" Scammers
Thursday September 11, 2014 @03:38PM CBC Warns Canadians of "US Law Enforcement Money Extortion Program"
Thursday September 11, 2014 @12:01PM Accused Ottawa Cyberbully Facing 181 Charges Apologizes
Monday September 08, 2014 @10:27AM Private Police Intelligence Network Shares Data and Targets Cash
Monday September 08, 2014 @08:25AM The Five Nigerian Gangs Behind Most Craigslist Buyer Scams
Sunday September 07, 2014 @09:06AM New DNA Analysis On Old Blood Pegs Aaron Kosminski As Jack the Ripper
Friday September 05, 2014 @05:15PM Should Cyborgs Have the Same Privacy Rights As Humans?
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @11:11AM Kernel Developer Dmitry Monakhov Arrested For Protesting Ukraine Invasion
Thursday August 28, 2014 @09:32AM Anita Sarkeesian, Creator of "Tropes vs. Women," Driven From Home By Trolls
Thursday August 28, 2014 @07:43AM FBI Investigates 'Sophisticated' Cyber Attack On JP Morgan, 4 More US Banks
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @04:45PM Fake NVIDIA Graphics Cards Show Up In Germany
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @12:20PM California Passes Law Mandating Smartphone Kill Switch
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @07:40AM $75K Prosthetic Arm Is Bricked When Paired iPod Is Stolen
Monday August 25, 2014 @07:07AM Lizard Squad Bomb Threat Diverts Sony Exec's Plane To Phoenix
Sunday August 24, 2014 @03:43PM Ross Ulbricht Faces New Drug Charges
Thursday August 21, 2014 @08:48PM UK Police Warn Sharing James Foley Killing Video Is a Crime
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @11:11AM Why Chinese Hackers Would Want US Hospital Patient Data
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @08:01AM Selectable Ethics For Robotic Cars and the Possibility of a Robot Car Bomb
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @08:00AM WikiLeaks' Assange Hopes To Exit London Embassy "Soon"
Sunday August 17, 2014 @07:36PM Feds: Red Light Camera Firm Paid For Chicago Official's Car, Condo
Sunday August 17, 2014 @02:45PM Are Altcoins Undermining Bitcoin's Credibility?
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @10:23AM Sniffing Out Billions In US Currency Smuggled Across the Border To Mexico
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @09:05AM Chinese Researchers' 'Terror Cam' Could Scan Crowds, Looking for Stress
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @08:33AM Alleged Massive Account and Password Seizure By Russian Group
Sunday August 03, 2014 @08:31PM Google Spots Explicit Images of a Child In Man's Email, Tips Off Police
Tuesday July 29, 2014 @10:06AM A 24-Year-Old Scammed Apple 42 Times In 16 Different States
Monday July 28, 2014 @09:44AM Attackers Install DDoS Bots On Amazon Cloud
Sunday July 27, 2014 @09:01AM When Spies and Crime-Fighters Squabble Over How They Spy On You
Saturday July 26, 2014 @01:11AM The Psychology of Phishing
Saturday July 12, 2014 @10:35PM Source Code Leaked For Tinba Banking Trojan
Friday July 11, 2014 @11:16PM Chinese Hackers Infiltrate Firms Using Malware-Laden Handheld Scanners
Thursday July 10, 2014 @12:59PM Police Recording Confirms NYPD Flew At a Drone and Never Feared Crashing
Thursday July 10, 2014 @10:12AM Maldives Denies Russian Claims That Secret Service Kidnapped a Politician's Son
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @10:12PM Judge Shoots Down "Bitcoin Isn't Money" Argument In Silk Road Trial
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @08:31AM US Arrests Son of Russian MP In Maldives For Hacking
Sunday July 06, 2014 @04:21PM Police Using Dogs To Sniff Out Computer Memory
Thursday July 03, 2014 @03:24PM Use of Encryption Foiled the Cops a Record 9 Times In 2013
Thursday July 03, 2014 @10:35AM Judge Frees "Cannibal Cop" Who Shared His Fantasies Online
Wednesday July 02, 2014 @05:45PM Cybercrooks May Have Stolen Billions Using Brazilian "Boletos"
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @09:09AM Western Energy Companies Under Sabotage Threat
Saturday June 28, 2014 @12:26PM Cracking Atlanta Subway's Poorly-Encrypted RFID Smart Cards Is a Breeze, Part II
Wednesday June 25, 2014 @07:27AM Banking Fraud Campaign Steals 500k Euros In a Week
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @08:18AM Florida Man Faces $48k Fine For Jamming Drivers' Cellphones
Sunday June 22, 2014 @08:39PM Prisoners Freed After Cops Struggle With New Records Software
Saturday June 21, 2014 @06:10AM Chicago Adding Sensors For Public Monitoring
Friday June 20, 2014 @09:18PM US Marshals Accidentally Reveal Potential Bidders For Gov't-Seized Bitcoin
Friday June 20, 2014 @05:39PM Make a Date With Fraud
Thursday June 19, 2014 @05:19PM Mt. Gox CEO Returns To Twitter, Enrages Burned Investors
Thursday June 19, 2014 @05:05PM Chinese Vendor Could Pay $34.9M FCC Fine In Signal-Jammer Sting
Thursday June 19, 2014 @09:22AM Google and Microsoft Plan Kill Switches On Smartphones
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @09:50AM Researchers Outline Spammers' Business Ecosystem
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @07:54AM Hackers Ransom European Domino's Customer Data (including Favourite Toppings)
Wednesday June 11, 2014 @05:22PM Cybercriminals Ramp Up Activity Ahead of 2014 World Cup
Wednesday June 11, 2014 @05:54AM Cisco opposes net neutrality
Monday June 09, 2014 @09:33PM NSF Researcher Suspended For Mining Bitcoin
Monday June 09, 2014 @05:24PM Chicago Robber Caught By Facial Recognition Sentenced To 22 Years
Sunday June 08, 2014 @11:11PM Kim Dotcom Offers $5 Million Bounty To Defeat Extradition
Friday June 06, 2014 @06:49PM Whom Must You Trust?
Thursday June 05, 2014 @05:25PM How FBI Informant Sabu Helped Anonymous Hack Brazil
Thursday June 05, 2014 @04:34PM US Marshals Seize Police Stingray Records To Keep Them From the ACLU
Thursday June 05, 2014 @10:40AM AT&T To Use Phone Geolocation To Prevent Credit Card Fraud
Wednesday June 04, 2014 @10:24PM Life Sentences For Serious Cyberattacks Proposed In Britain
Monday June 02, 2014 @10:47AM Justice Dept. Names ZeuS Trojan Author, Seizes Control of P2P "Gameover" Botnet
Saturday May 31, 2014 @09:30PM LAPD Gets Some Hand-Me-Down Drones From Seattle, Promises Discretion
Saturday May 31, 2014 @05:48PM Pirate Bay Co-Founder Peter Sunde Arrested In Sweden
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @07:41AM Australian iPhone and iPad Users Waylaid By Ransomware
Monday May 26, 2014 @07:13AM The Internet Is Now Part of the Crime Scene
Sunday May 25, 2014 @11:10PM Sifting Mt. Gox's Logs Reveals Suspicious Trading Patterns
Sunday May 25, 2014 @08:20AM US Gov't Seeks 7-Month Sentence For LulzSec's Sabu
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @11:22AM AT&T Hacker 'weev' Demands One Bitcoin For Each Hour He Spent In Jail
Monday May 19, 2014 @11:23AM Ohio Prison Shows Pirated Movies To Inmates
Monday May 19, 2014 @11:15AM Almost 100 Arrested In Worldwide Swoop On Blackshades Malware
Monday May 19, 2014 @08:10AM US To Charge Chinese Military Employees With Hacking
Friday May 16, 2014 @07:25AM Ask Slashdot: Anti-Theft Products For the Over-Equipped Household?
Thursday May 15, 2014 @05:55PM Pedophile Asks To Be Deleted From Google Search After European Court Ruling

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