Slashdot Items Tagged "crime"

Date / Time Story
Thursday May 24, 2018 @01:00AM Gamers Involved In Fatal Wichita 'Swatting' Indicted On Federal Charges
Friday May 18, 2018 @03:19PM Alleged Owners of Mugshots.com Have Been Arrested For Extortion
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @04:43PM Suspect Identified In CIA 'Vault 7' Leak
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @04:32PM Hackers Steal Millions From Mexican Banks In Transfer Heist
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @06:06PM A Smart Doorbell Company Is Working With Cops To Report 'Suspicious' People, Activities
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @04:34PM Police Drop Charges Filed Against 19-Year-Old Archivist For Downloading FOIA Releases
Monday May 07, 2018 @04:47PM UK Police Say 92 Percent False Positive Facial Recognition Is No Big Deal
Saturday May 05, 2018 @01:30AM 70-Year-Old Former Volkswagen CEO Charged With Fraud Over Emissions Scandal
Friday May 04, 2018 @04:49PM Criminals Used a Fleet of Drones To Disrupt an FBI Hostage Operation
Thursday April 26, 2018 @07:30PM Genealogy Websites Were Key To Big Break In Golden State Killer Case
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @09:27PM Belgium Declares Video Game Loot Boxes Gambling and Therefore Illegal
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @12:29AM E-Waste Innovator Will Go To Jail For Making Windows Restore Disks That Only Worked With Valid Licenses
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @04:23PM More Than 1 Million Kids Had Their Identities Stolen in 2017
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @02:31PM Facebook Has Hosted Stolen Identities and Social Security Numbers for Years
Sunday April 22, 2018 @03:06AM UK Teen Who Hacked CIA Director Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @08:01PM German ICO Savedroid Pulls Exit Scam After Raising $50 Million
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @06:17PM Former FCC Broadband Panel Chair Arrested For Fraud
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @04:53PM New York's Attorney General Is Investigating Bitcoin Exchanges
Monday April 16, 2018 @08:36PM 19-Year-Old Archivist Charged For Downloading Freedom-of-Information Releases
Friday April 13, 2018 @10:44PM Jailed Kansas 'Swat' Perpetrator Sneaks Online, Threatens More 'Swats'
Friday April 13, 2018 @01:22AM 438 Bitcoins Worth Nearly $3.5 Million Stolen From Exchange In India, CSO Accused
Monday April 09, 2018 @10:21PM Backpage Founders Charged With Money Laundering, Aiding Prostitution
Saturday April 07, 2018 @07:12PM 'Vigilante Hackers' Strike Routers In Russia and Iran, Reports Motherboard
Saturday March 24, 2018 @03:01PM Pirate Music Site's Owner Sentenced to Five Years in Prison
Saturday March 24, 2018 @01:21AM How Technology Caught the Austin Serial Bomber
Saturday March 17, 2018 @03:07PM DIY Explosives Experimenter Blows Self Up, Contaminates Building
Saturday March 17, 2018 @02:51AM North Carolina Police Obtained Warrants Demanding All Google Users Near Four Crime Scenes
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @03:02PM Former Equifax CIO Charged With Insider Trading
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @01:05PM SEC Charges Theranos, CEO Elizabeth Holmes With 'Massive Fraud'
Saturday March 10, 2018 @04:50PM Kansas 'Swat' Perpetrator Is Now Also Wanted in Florida
Thursday March 08, 2018 @06:44PM Trump Promises Copyright Crackdown As DoJ Takes Aim At Streaming Pirates
Sunday March 04, 2018 @03:11PM Thieves Steal 600 Powerful Bitcoin-Mining Computers In Iceland
Saturday February 24, 2018 @12:02PM Two More 'SWAT' Calls in California -- One Involving a 12-Year-Old Gamer
Sunday February 18, 2018 @02:00PM Sweden Considers Six Years in Jail For Online Pirates
Thursday February 15, 2018 @08:27PM Electronics-Recycling Innovator Faces Prison For Extending Computers' Lives
Thursday February 15, 2018 @07:42PM FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Is Under Investigation Over $3.9 Billion Media Deal
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @03:10PM LoopX Startup Pulls ICO Exit Scam and Disappears with $4.5 Million
Friday February 09, 2018 @04:08PM Man Handed Conditional Prison Sentence for Spreading Information About Popcorn Time Service
Friday February 09, 2018 @01:14PM Russian Nuclear Scientists Arrested For 'Bitcoin Mining Plot'
Thursday February 08, 2018 @01:42AM Police In China Are Scanning Travelers With Facial Recognition Glasses
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @02:51PM 36 Indicted in Global Cybercrime Ring That Stole $530M
Monday February 05, 2018 @05:33PM Samsung Billionaire Gets Off Easy
Monday February 05, 2018 @01:00PM Lauri Love Ruling 'Sets Precedent' For Trying Hacking Suspects in UK
Friday February 02, 2018 @11:14PM Family of 'Swat' Victim Sues Kansas Police, Lawmakers Propose 40-Year Jail Terms
Friday February 02, 2018 @08:43PM Investigators Crack DB Cooper Code, Identify Suspect With Possible CIA Connections
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @04:33AM Volkswagen Admits To Testing Diesel Fumes On Monkeys
Sunday January 28, 2018 @12:07AM FBI Warns of Email Death Threats Demanding Bitcoin
Saturday January 27, 2018 @02:53AM Two More Gamers May Be Charged in Fatal Kansas 'SWAT' Shooting
Friday January 26, 2018 @11:47PM A 15-Year-Old Convinced Verizon He Was the Head of the CIA
Friday January 26, 2018 @07:58PM Crooks Created 28 Fake Ad Agencies To Disguise Massive Malvertising Campaign
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @05:52PM Kim Dotcom Sues New Zealand For $6.8 Billion In Damages Over Erroneous Arrest
Monday January 22, 2018 @07:11PM Tesla Owner Attempts Autopilot Defense During DUI Stop
Sunday January 21, 2018 @05:39PM Church Elder/'Jeopardy' Champion Charged With Computer Crimes
Sunday January 21, 2018 @12:53PM iPhone X Purchase Leads To Police, Battering Ram, and Handcuffs
Saturday January 20, 2018 @11:07PM Apple and Google Are Rerouting Their Employee Buses as Attacks Resume
Friday January 19, 2018 @12:55PM China's Smartphone Maker OnePlus Says Up To 40,000 Customers Were Affected by Credit Card Security Breach
Friday January 19, 2018 @11:19AM Instant Messaging Company Snap Threatens Jail Time for Leakers
Thursday January 18, 2018 @03:25PM Bitcoin's Fluctuations Are Too Much For Even Ransomware Cybercriminals
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @07:09PM Software 'No More Accurate Than Untrained Humans' At Predicting Recidivism
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @05:41PM Facebook Is a 'Living, Breathing Crime Scene,' Says Former Tech Insider
Monday January 15, 2018 @05:43PM OnePlus Customers Report Credit Card Fraud After Buying From the Company's Website
Sunday January 14, 2018 @03:26PM Text Message Scammer Gets Five Years in Prison
Sunday January 14, 2018 @12:08AM Kansas 'Swat' Perpetrator Charged; Faces 11 More Years in Prison
Thursday January 11, 2018 @05:16PM Apple Health Data Is Being Used As Evidence In a Rape and Murder Investigation
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @08:03PM Violating a Website's Terms of Service Is Not a Crime, Federal Court Rules
Monday January 08, 2018 @09:46PM Apple Investigated By France For 'Planned Obsolescence'
Saturday January 06, 2018 @04:20PM Kansas 'Swat' Perpetrator Had Already Been To Prison For Fake Bomb Threats
Sunday December 31, 2017 @03:36PM Kansas Swatting Perpetrator 'SWauTistic' Interviewed on Twitter
Saturday December 30, 2017 @08:28PM Tech Bros Bought Sex Trafficking Victims Using Amazon and Microsoft Work Emails
Saturday December 30, 2017 @04:35PM Louisana Police Bust an Infamous Nigerian Email Spam Scammer
Saturday December 30, 2017 @12:35PM Call of Duty Gaming Community Points To 'Swatting' In Wichita Police Shooting
Friday December 29, 2017 @10:39AM Two Romanians Charged With Hacking Washington DC Police Surveillance Cameras Days Before Trump's Inauguration
Thursday December 28, 2017 @08:57PM A Manager of the Exmo Bitcoin Exchange Has Been Kidnapped In Ukraine
Saturday December 23, 2017 @12:44AM UK Police's Porn-Spotting AI Keeps Mistaking Desert Pics for Nudes
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @06:40PM Youbit Shuts Down Cryptocurrency Exchange After Second Hack, Files For Bankruptcy
Sunday December 17, 2017 @05:45PM Stolen Car Recovered With 11,000 More Miles -- and Lyft Stickers
Saturday December 16, 2017 @04:38PM Facial Recognition Algorithms -- Plus 1.8 Billion Photos -- Leads to 567 Arrests in China
Thursday December 14, 2017 @06:35PM DOJ Confirms Uber Is Being Investigated For Criminal Behavior
Thursday December 14, 2017 @04:55PM EFF: Accessing Publicly Available Information On the Internet Is Not a Crime
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @05:53PM NiceHash Hacked, $62 Million of Bitcoin May Be Stolen
Friday December 01, 2017 @04:17PM Was Your Name Stolen To Support Killing Net Neutrality?
Thursday November 30, 2017 @07:34PM Democrat Senators Introduce National Data Breach Notification Law
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @05:10PM Uber Is Under Investigation By Multiple States Over a 2016 Data Breach
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @05:50PM $31 Million In Tokens Stolen From Dollar-Pegged Cryptocurrency Tether
Saturday November 18, 2017 @07:40PM Apple Is Served A Search Warrant To Unlock Texas Church Gunman's iPhone
Saturday November 18, 2017 @06:00PM 'Lazy' Hackers Exploit Microsoft RDP To Install Ransomware
Thursday November 16, 2017 @05:06PM Jack Dorsey Responds To Serial Killer Who Found His Victims Through Suicidal Twitter Posts
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @06:46PM Why Google Should Be Afraid of a Missouri Republican's Google Probe
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @05:36PM Federal Prosecutors Charge Man With Hiring Hackers To Sabotage Former Employer
Monday November 06, 2017 @06:01PM Paradise Papers Leak Reveals Apple's Secret Tax Bolthole
Saturday November 04, 2017 @02:39PM Advice To Twitter Worker Who Deactivated Trump's Account: 'Get A Lawyer'
Friday November 03, 2017 @06:20PM Equifax Investigation Clears Execs Who Dumped Stock Before Hack Announcement
Thursday November 02, 2017 @08:17PM Malware Developer Who Used Spam Botnet To Pay For College Gets No Prison Time
Friday October 27, 2017 @03:33AM US Voting Server At Heart of Russian Hack Probe Mysteriously Wiped
Friday October 20, 2017 @08:04PM Vungle CEO Arrested For Child Rape and Attempted Murder
Friday October 20, 2017 @03:58PM Body Camera Giant Wants Police To Collect Your Videos Too
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @05:44PM 'Significant' Number of Equifax Victims Already Had Info Stolen, Says IRS
Sunday October 15, 2017 @04:21PM Pizza Hut Leaks Credit Card Info On 60,000 Customers
Saturday October 14, 2017 @03:46PM Ransomware Sales On the Dark Web Spike 2,502% In 2017
Friday October 13, 2017 @09:40PM Dutch Police Build a Pokemon Go-Style App For Hunting Wanted Criminals
Sunday October 08, 2017 @06:29PM The Case Against Biometric IDs
Saturday October 07, 2017 @10:09PM Cyberstalking Suspect Arrested After VPN Providers Shared Logs With the FBI
Saturday October 07, 2017 @05:05PM Cyberstalking Suspect Arrested After VPN Providers Shared Logs With the FBI
Saturday October 07, 2017 @04:37PM Bitcoin Transactions Lead To Arrest of Major Drug Dealer
Saturday September 30, 2017 @06:12PM US Prisons Have a Cellphone Smuggling Problem
Monday September 18, 2017 @05:32PM Jeweler Forged Judge's Signature To Force Google To Kill Negative Reviews
Monday September 18, 2017 @04:24PM Equifax Stock Sales Are the Focus of US Criminal Probe
Saturday September 09, 2017 @05:36PM The Teen Malware Career Of Marcus Hutchins
Saturday September 09, 2017 @11:23AM Should Congress Force Social Media To Investigate Foreign Propaganda Trolls?
Friday August 25, 2017 @10:43PM Tasers Implicated In Far More Deaths Than We Previously Thought
Friday August 25, 2017 @04:43PM Samsung Chief Jailed For Five Years For Bribery and Perjury
Friday August 25, 2017 @04:12PM VW Engineer Sentenced To 40-Month Prison Term In Diesel Case
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @06:22PM Justice Department Walks Back Demand For Information On Anti-Trump Website
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @05:08PM Iowa Computer Programmer Gets 25 Years For Lottery Scam
Sunday August 20, 2017 @07:28PM Alleged Yahoo Hacker Will Be Extradited To The US
Sunday August 20, 2017 @05:32PM Bug In Lowe's Site Sold Goods For Free. Couple Arrested For Exploiting It
Sunday August 20, 2017 @01:18PM FBI Accepts New Evidence in 46-Year-Old D.B. Cooper Case
Saturday August 19, 2017 @12:46AM FBI Warns US Private Sector To Cut Ties With Kaspersky
Friday August 18, 2017 @10:46PM Marcus Hutchins' Code Used In Malware May Have Come From GitHub
Friday August 18, 2017 @06:31PM Google and ProPublica Team Up To Build a National Hate Crime Database
Monday August 14, 2017 @11:49AM Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Pleads Not Guilty to Creating Banking Malware
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @05:22PM UK Wants To Criminalize Re-Identification of Anonymized User Data
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @02:25PM An Image Site Is Victimizing Countless Women and Little Can Be Done
Sunday August 06, 2017 @11:19AM Volkswagen Executive Faces Jail Time After Guilty Plea
Wednesday August 02, 2017 @05:52PM Man Used DDoS Attacks On Media To Extort Them To Remove Stories
Saturday July 29, 2017 @05:24PM Do Kill Switches Deter Cellphone Theft?
Saturday July 29, 2017 @05:15AM Crooks Reused Passwords On the Dark Web So Dutch Police Took Over Their Accounts
Thursday July 27, 2017 @04:27PM US Indicts Suspected Russian 'Mastermind' of $4 Billion Bitcoin Laundering Scheme
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @03:32PM Feds Crack Trump Protesters' Phones To Charge Them With Felony Rioting
Thursday July 20, 2017 @05:47PM AlphaBay Owner Used Email Address For Both AlphaBay and LinkedIn Profile.
Thursday July 20, 2017 @04:28PM Authorities Take Down Hansa Dark Web Market, Confirm AlphaBay Takedown
Thursday July 13, 2017 @05:42PM Insider Trader Arrested After He Googled 'Insider Trading,' Authorities Allege
Thursday July 13, 2017 @04:00PM Ask Slashdot: Why Do So Many of You Think Carrying Cash Is 'Dangerous'?
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @02:10PM Microsoft's Default Font Is at the Center Of a Government Corruption Case
Sunday July 09, 2017 @11:18PM State Prison Officials Blame An Escape On Drones And Cellphones
Sunday July 09, 2017 @07:15PM Google Home Ends A Domestic Dispute By Calling The Police
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @04:50PM Police Use Lyft As 'Trojan Horse' To Capture Suspect In Murder of Tech CEO
Monday June 26, 2017 @03:59PM Judge Sentences Man To One Year In Prison For Hacking Smart Water Readers In Five US Cities
Sunday June 25, 2017 @12:58PM 90 Cities Install A Covert Technology That Listens For Gunshots
Monday June 19, 2017 @03:54PM Supreme Court Rules Sex Offenders Can't Be Barred From Social Media
Monday June 19, 2017 @08:19AM Is Coinbase Closing Accounts For Paying Ransoms With Bitcoins?
Sunday June 18, 2017 @01:29PM Louisville's Fiber Internet Expansion Opposed By Koch Brothers Group
Friday June 16, 2017 @01:47PM Facebook Exposes Employee Data To Terrorists
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @05:14PM HBO, Netflix, Other Hollywood Companies Join Forces To Fight Piracy
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @05:06PM Kim Dotcom Loses Latest Battle To Recover Seized Assets
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @02:17PM FCC Can't Cap the Cost of Cross-State Prison Phone Calls, Court Rules
Sunday June 11, 2017 @10:00PM Opioid Dealers Embrace the Dark Web To Send Deadly Drugs by Mail
Saturday June 10, 2017 @01:11AM British PM Seeks Ban On Encryption After Terror Attack
Friday June 09, 2017 @05:57PM Prosectors Say the Kansas Shooting of Garmin Engineers Was a Hate Crime
Sunday June 04, 2017 @09:44AM After London Attack, PM Calls For Internet Regulation To Fight Terrorists
Saturday June 03, 2017 @09:13PM When Sentencing Criminals, Should Judges Use Closed-Source Algorithms?
Thursday June 01, 2017 @04:04PM Man Sentenced To 180 Days In Jail For Refusing To Give Police His iPhone Passcode
Friday May 26, 2017 @04:31PM Chipotle Says 'Most' of Its Restaurants Were Infected With Credit Card Stealing Malware
Friday May 19, 2017 @04:55PM Sweden Drops Julian Assange Rape Investigation
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @09:15PM Chelsea Manning Set To Be Released From Prison, 28 Years Early
Sunday May 14, 2017 @09:37PM Microsoft Blasts Spy Agencies For Leaked Exploits Used By WanaDecrypt0r
Saturday May 13, 2017 @06:53PM WanaDecrypt0r Ransomware Earns Just $26,000 In Ransom Payments
Friday May 12, 2017 @09:48AM Telefonica Tells Employees to Shut Down PCs Amid Massive Ransomware Outbreak
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @07:50PM Call Center Operator and His Cousin Steal $645,000 From UK Water Supplier
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @07:11PM Call Center Operator And His Cousin Steal £500,000 From UK Water Supplier
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @10:41AM Police To Test App That Assesses Suspects
Saturday May 06, 2017 @09:26PM Social Media Giants Sued For Helping ISIS
Saturday May 06, 2017 @08:00PM The FBI Defends Deploying Malware From A Tor Child Porn Site
Friday May 05, 2017 @04:07PM Cop Fakes Body Cam Footage, Prosecutors Drop Drug Charges
Friday May 05, 2017 @02:09AM Justice Department Opens Criminal Probe Into Uber
Thursday May 04, 2017 @08:56PM Digital Economy Act: Illegal Kodi Streams Could Now Land Users In Prison For 10 Years
Thursday May 04, 2017 @08:44PM AMD and Nvidia Silicon Manufacturing Secrets Allegedly Stolen, Sold To China
Monday May 01, 2017 @04:03PM Taser Will Use Police Body Camera Videos 'To Anticipate Criminal Activity'
Saturday April 29, 2017 @07:47PM Debian Developer Imprisoned In Russia Over Alleged Role In Riots
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @04:10PM Murdered Woman's Fitbit Nails Cheating Husband
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