Slashdot Items Tagged "crime"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @04:50PM $31 Million In Tokens Stolen From Dollar-Pegged Cryptocurrency Tether
Saturday November 18, 2017 @06:40PM Apple Is Served A Search Warrant To Unlock Texas Church Gunman's iPhone
Saturday November 18, 2017 @05:00PM 'Lazy' Hackers Exploit Microsoft RDP To Install Ransomware
Thursday November 16, 2017 @04:06PM Jack Dorsey Responds To Serial Killer Who Found His Victims Through Suicidal Twitter Posts
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @05:46PM Why Google Should Be Afraid of a Missouri Republican's Google Probe
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @04:36PM Federal Prosecutors Charge Man With Hiring Hackers To Sabotage Former Employer
Monday November 06, 2017 @05:01PM Paradise Papers Leak Reveals Apple's Secret Tax Bolthole
Saturday November 04, 2017 @01:39PM Advice To Twitter Worker Who Deactivated Trump's Account: 'Get A Lawyer'
Friday November 03, 2017 @05:20PM Equifax Investigation Clears Execs Who Dumped Stock Before Hack Announcement
Thursday November 02, 2017 @07:17PM Malware Developer Who Used Spam Botnet To Pay For College Gets No Prison Time
Friday October 27, 2017 @02:33AM US Voting Server At Heart of Russian Hack Probe Mysteriously Wiped
Friday October 20, 2017 @07:04PM Vungle CEO Arrested For Child Rape and Attempted Murder
Friday October 20, 2017 @02:58PM Body Camera Giant Wants Police To Collect Your Videos Too
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @04:44PM 'Significant' Number of Equifax Victims Already Had Info Stolen, Says IRS
Sunday October 15, 2017 @03:21PM Pizza Hut Leaks Credit Card Info On 60,000 Customers
Saturday October 14, 2017 @02:46PM Ransomware Sales On the Dark Web Spike 2,502% In 2017
Friday October 13, 2017 @08:40PM Dutch Police Build a Pokemon Go-Style App For Hunting Wanted Criminals
Sunday October 08, 2017 @05:29PM The Case Against Biometric IDs
Saturday October 07, 2017 @09:09PM Cyberstalking Suspect Arrested After VPN Providers Shared Logs With the FBI
Saturday October 07, 2017 @04:05PM Cyberstalking Suspect Arrested After VPN Providers Shared Logs With the FBI
Saturday October 07, 2017 @03:37PM Bitcoin Transactions Lead To Arrest of Major Drug Dealer
Saturday September 30, 2017 @05:12PM US Prisons Have a Cellphone Smuggling Problem
Monday September 18, 2017 @04:32PM Jeweler Forged Judge's Signature To Force Google To Kill Negative Reviews
Monday September 18, 2017 @03:24PM Equifax Stock Sales Are the Focus of US Criminal Probe
Saturday September 09, 2017 @04:36PM The Teen Malware Career Of Marcus Hutchins
Saturday September 09, 2017 @10:23AM Should Congress Force Social Media To Investigate Foreign Propaganda Trolls?
Friday August 25, 2017 @09:43PM Tasers Implicated In Far More Deaths Than We Previously Thought
Friday August 25, 2017 @03:43PM Samsung Chief Jailed For Five Years For Bribery and Perjury
Friday August 25, 2017 @03:12PM VW Engineer Sentenced To 40-Month Prison Term In Diesel Case
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @05:22PM Justice Department Walks Back Demand For Information On Anti-Trump Website
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @04:08PM Iowa Computer Programmer Gets 25 Years For Lottery Scam
Sunday August 20, 2017 @06:28PM Alleged Yahoo Hacker Will Be Extradited To The US
Sunday August 20, 2017 @04:32PM Bug In Lowe's Site Sold Goods For Free. Couple Arrested For Exploiting It
Sunday August 20, 2017 @12:18PM FBI Accepts New Evidence in 46-Year-Old D.B. Cooper Case
Friday August 18, 2017 @11:46PM FBI Warns US Private Sector To Cut Ties With Kaspersky
Friday August 18, 2017 @09:46PM Marcus Hutchins' Code Used In Malware May Have Come From GitHub
Friday August 18, 2017 @05:31PM Google and ProPublica Team Up To Build a National Hate Crime Database
Monday August 14, 2017 @10:49AM Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Pleads Not Guilty to Creating Banking Malware
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @04:22PM UK Wants To Criminalize Re-Identification of Anonymized User Data
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @01:25PM An Image Site Is Victimizing Countless Women and Little Can Be Done
Sunday August 06, 2017 @10:19AM Volkswagen Executive Faces Jail Time After Guilty Plea
Wednesday August 02, 2017 @04:52PM Man Used DDoS Attacks On Media To Extort Them To Remove Stories
Saturday July 29, 2017 @04:24PM Do Kill Switches Deter Cellphone Theft?
Saturday July 29, 2017 @04:15AM Crooks Reused Passwords On the Dark Web So Dutch Police Took Over Their Accounts
Thursday July 27, 2017 @03:27PM US Indicts Suspected Russian 'Mastermind' of $4 Billion Bitcoin Laundering Scheme
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @02:32PM Feds Crack Trump Protesters' Phones To Charge Them With Felony Rioting
Thursday July 20, 2017 @04:47PM AlphaBay Owner Used Email Address For Both AlphaBay and LinkedIn Profile.
Thursday July 20, 2017 @03:28PM Authorities Take Down Hansa Dark Web Market, Confirm AlphaBay Takedown
Thursday July 13, 2017 @04:42PM Insider Trader Arrested After He Googled 'Insider Trading,' Authorities Allege
Thursday July 13, 2017 @03:00PM Ask Slashdot: Why Do So Many of You Think Carrying Cash Is 'Dangerous'?
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @01:10PM Microsoft's Default Font Is at the Center Of a Government Corruption Case
Sunday July 09, 2017 @10:18PM State Prison Officials Blame An Escape On Drones And Cellphones
Sunday July 09, 2017 @06:15PM Google Home Ends A Domestic Dispute By Calling The Police
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @03:50PM Police Use Lyft As 'Trojan Horse' To Capture Suspect In Murder of Tech CEO
Monday June 26, 2017 @02:59PM Judge Sentences Man To One Year In Prison For Hacking Smart Water Readers In Five US Cities
Sunday June 25, 2017 @11:58AM 90 Cities Install A Covert Technology That Listens For Gunshots
Monday June 19, 2017 @02:54PM Supreme Court Rules Sex Offenders Can't Be Barred From Social Media
Monday June 19, 2017 @07:19AM Is Coinbase Closing Accounts For Paying Ransoms With Bitcoins?
Sunday June 18, 2017 @12:29PM Louisville's Fiber Internet Expansion Opposed By Koch Brothers Group
Friday June 16, 2017 @12:47PM Facebook Exposes Employee Data To Terrorists
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @04:14PM HBO, Netflix, Other Hollywood Companies Join Forces To Fight Piracy
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @04:06PM Kim Dotcom Loses Latest Battle To Recover Seized Assets
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @01:17PM FCC Can't Cap the Cost of Cross-State Prison Phone Calls, Court Rules
Sunday June 11, 2017 @09:00PM Opioid Dealers Embrace the Dark Web To Send Deadly Drugs by Mail
Saturday June 10, 2017 @12:11AM British PM Seeks Ban On Encryption After Terror Attack
Friday June 09, 2017 @04:57PM Prosectors Say the Kansas Shooting of Garmin Engineers Was a Hate Crime
Sunday June 04, 2017 @08:44AM After London Attack, PM Calls For Internet Regulation To Fight Terrorists
Saturday June 03, 2017 @08:13PM When Sentencing Criminals, Should Judges Use Closed-Source Algorithms?
Thursday June 01, 2017 @03:04PM Man Sentenced To 180 Days In Jail For Refusing To Give Police His iPhone Passcode
Friday May 26, 2017 @03:31PM Chipotle Says 'Most' of Its Restaurants Were Infected With Credit Card Stealing Malware
Friday May 19, 2017 @03:55PM Sweden Drops Julian Assange Rape Investigation
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @08:15PM Chelsea Manning Set To Be Released From Prison, 28 Years Early
Sunday May 14, 2017 @08:37PM Microsoft Blasts Spy Agencies For Leaked Exploits Used By WanaDecrypt0r
Saturday May 13, 2017 @05:53PM WanaDecrypt0r Ransomware Earns Just $26,000 In Ransom Payments
Friday May 12, 2017 @08:48AM Telefonica Tells Employees to Shut Down PCs Amid Massive Ransomware Outbreak
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @06:50PM Call Center Operator and His Cousin Steal $645,000 From UK Water Supplier
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @06:11PM Call Center Operator And His Cousin Steal £500,000 From UK Water Supplier
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @09:41AM Police To Test App That Assesses Suspects
Saturday May 06, 2017 @08:26PM Social Media Giants Sued For Helping ISIS
Saturday May 06, 2017 @07:00PM The FBI Defends Deploying Malware From A Tor Child Porn Site
Friday May 05, 2017 @03:07PM Cop Fakes Body Cam Footage, Prosecutors Drop Drug Charges
Friday May 05, 2017 @01:09AM Justice Department Opens Criminal Probe Into Uber
Thursday May 04, 2017 @07:56PM Digital Economy Act: Illegal Kodi Streams Could Now Land Users In Prison For 10 Years
Thursday May 04, 2017 @07:44PM AMD and Nvidia Silicon Manufacturing Secrets Allegedly Stolen, Sold To China
Monday May 01, 2017 @03:03PM Taser Will Use Police Body Camera Videos 'To Anticipate Criminal Activity'
Saturday April 29, 2017 @06:47PM Debian Developer Imprisoned In Russia Over Alleged Role In Riots
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @03:10PM Murdered Woman's Fitbit Nails Cheating Husband
Sunday April 23, 2017 @11:25PM Wall Street IT Engineer Hacks Employer To See If He'll Be Fired
Friday April 21, 2017 @06:17PM CIA, FBI Launch Manhunt For WikiLeaks Source
Friday April 21, 2017 @03:29PM DOJ: Russian 'Superhacker' Gets 27 Years In Prison
Thursday April 20, 2017 @09:59PM US Prepares Charges To Seek Arrest of WikiLeaks' Julian Assange
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @03:29PM Microsoft's Skype Is Most Used Messaging Service For Cyber Criminals, Study Finds
Sunday April 16, 2017 @01:02AM Researchers Find 25,000 Domains Used In Tech Support Scams
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @10:28PM Investigation Finds Inmates Built Computers, Hid Them In Prison Ceiling
Friday April 07, 2017 @09:20PM Should The FBI Have Arrested 'The Hacker Who Hacked No One'?
Sunday April 02, 2017 @11:49PM GitHub Repository Owners Targeted By Data-Stealing Malware
Friday March 31, 2017 @11:09PM 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 @03:46PM Two Activists Who Secretly Recorded Planned Parenthood Face 15 Felony Charges
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @04:19PM Bay Area Tech Executives Indicted For H-1B Visa Fraud
Saturday March 25, 2017 @12:32AM Indiana's Inmates Could Soon Have Access To Tablets
Thursday March 23, 2017 @03:01PM Feds: We're Pulling Data From 100 Phones Seized During Trump Inauguration
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @04:31PM W3C Erects DRM As Web Standard
Sunday March 19, 2017 @01:34PM Your Hotel Room Photos Could Help Catch Sex Traffickers
Sunday March 19, 2017 @10:39AM Company's Former IT Admin Accused of Accessing Backdoor Account 700+ Times
Friday March 17, 2017 @10:23PM Could We Eliminate Spam With DMARC?
Friday March 17, 2017 @03:10PM Judge Grants Search Warrant For Everyone Who Searched a Crime Victim's Name On Google
Friday March 17, 2017 @12:53PM FBI Arrests Alleged Attacker Who Tweeted Seizure-Inducing Strobe at a Writer
Monday March 13, 2017 @07:37AM Typo In IP Address Led To an Innocent Father's Arrest For Paedophilia
Saturday March 11, 2017 @10:58PM How The FBI Used Geek Squad To Increase Secret Public Surveillance
Friday March 10, 2017 @10:26PM A Prenda Copyright Troll Finally Pleaded Guilty
Friday March 10, 2017 @02:33PM Alphabet's Waymo Asks Judge To Block Uber From Using Self-Driving Car Secrets
Thursday March 09, 2017 @10:19AM Samsung Group Chief Denies All Charges as 'Trial of the Century' Begins
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @12:59PM Federal Criminal Probe Being Opened Into WikiLeaks' Publication of CIA Documents
Monday March 06, 2017 @08:45PM Amazon Shares Data With Arkansas Prosecutor In Murder Case
Sunday March 05, 2017 @06:45PM FBI Dismisses Child Porn Case Rather Than Reveal Their Tor Browser Exploit
Sunday March 05, 2017 @12:07AM Local Police Departments Are Building Their Own DNA Databases
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @03:16PM Samsung Chief Charged With Bribery and Embezzlement
Monday February 27, 2017 @11:50PM Man Gets 30 Days In Jail For Drone Crash That Knocked Woman Unconscious
Saturday February 25, 2017 @04:55PM UK Police Arrest Suspect Behind Mirai Malware Attacks On Deutsche Telekom
Thursday February 23, 2017 @02:12PM Amazon Argues That Alexa Is Protected By the First Amendment in a Murder Trial
Monday February 20, 2017 @12:32AM Kim Dotcom Can Be Extradited, Rules A New Zealand Court
Sunday February 12, 2017 @07:39PM Face Recognition + Mandatory Police Body Cameras = Mass Surveillance?
Friday February 10, 2017 @06:38PM Russia Considers Sending Snowden Back To US As a 'Gift' To Trump
Thursday February 09, 2017 @04:21PM Arby's Probes Possible Data Breach Affecting 355,000 Credit Cards
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @03:55PM Police Arrest Five Men For Selling Kodi Boxes 'Fully Loaded' With Illegal Streaming Apps
Monday February 06, 2017 @05:05PM DC Inauguration Protestors Are Being Hit With Facebook Data Searches
Thursday February 02, 2017 @08:50AM US Probes Panasonic Unit For Alleged Bribery Violations
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @05:04PM Police Use Pacemaker Data To Charge Homeowner With Arson, Insurance Fraud
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @10:10AM Swedish Govt Mulls Tougher Punishments To Tackle Pirate Sites
Sunday January 29, 2017 @08:35PM Running For Congress, Brianna Wu Criticizes The FBI's GamerGate Report
Saturday January 28, 2017 @10:33PM Ransomware Infects a Hotel's Key System
Saturday January 28, 2017 @03:41PM Police Department Loses Years Worth of Evidence In Ransomware Incident
Friday January 27, 2017 @11:23PM Canadian Police Identify Suspect From Remotely-Accessed Stolen Laptop
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @03:35PM Russia Arrests Top Kaspersky Lab Security Researcher On Charges of Treason
Monday January 23, 2017 @01:58AM Western Union Pays $586M Fine Over Wire Fraud Charges
Sunday January 22, 2017 @04:40PM Database Attacks Spread To CouchDB, Hadoop, and ElasticSearch Servers
Saturday January 21, 2017 @03:11PM Geek Avenges Stolen Laptop By Remotely Accessing Thief's Facebook Account
Thursday January 19, 2017 @05:34PM South Korean Court Dismisses Arrest Warrant For Samsung Chief
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @06:14PM Julian Assange Will Not Hand Himself In Because Chelsea Manning's Release Won't Happen Immediately, Lawyer Says
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @09:40AM Ukraine's Power Outage Was a Cyber Attack, Says Power Supplier
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @12:27AM Dutch Developer Added Backdoor To Websites He Built, Phished Over 20,000 Users
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @04:38PM President Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning's Sentence
Monday January 16, 2017 @05:31PM Oculus Accused of Destroying Evidence, Zuckerberg To Testify In $2 Billion Lawsuit
Saturday January 14, 2017 @03:20PM Amateur Scientists Find New Clue In D.B. Cooper Case, Crowdsource Their Investigation
Saturday January 14, 2017 @01:06AM Student Hacker Faces 10 Years in Prison For Spyware That Hit 16,000 Computers
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @06:08PM Why You Shouldn't Trust Geek Squad
Monday January 09, 2017 @09:29PM Two Triple-Screen Laptops Were Stolen From Razer's CES Booth
Monday January 09, 2017 @04:26PM FBI Arrests Volkswagen Executive On Charges Related To Dieselgate
Saturday January 07, 2017 @05:52PM Macbook Saves Man's Life During Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting
Saturday January 07, 2017 @05:34PM FBI Releases (Redacted) Documents About The San Bernardino iPhone Case
Saturday January 07, 2017 @12:49AM How A Massive India Call Center Swindled 15,000 Americans
Friday January 06, 2017 @03:56AM Chicago Electronics Recycler Faked Tear-Downs, Sent Hazardous Waste To Overseas Landfills
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @10:59AM New California Law Finally Makes Ransomware Illegal
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @03:27PM Police Request Amazon Echo Recordings For Homicide Investigation
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @06:11PM Hotbed of Cybercrime Activity Tracked Down To ISP In Region Where Russia Is Invading Ukraine
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @05:44PM Hotbed of Cybercrime Activity Tracked Down to ISP in Ukrainian Civil War Region
Monday December 19, 2016 @01:55AM Can Consumers Fight Package Thieves With Technology?
Sunday December 18, 2016 @04:43PM The FBI Is Arresting People Who Rent DDoS Botnets
Friday December 16, 2016 @05:35PM Rogue Lawyers Made $6 Million Shaking Down Porn Pirates, Feds Say
Thursday December 15, 2016 @01:45AM The Pirate Bay, BitTorrent Websites To Be Blocked In Australia, Federal Court Rules
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @03:47PM Florida Court Says Suspected Voyeur Must Reveal His iPhone Passcode To Police
Friday December 09, 2016 @10:15PM The DEA Has Been Secretly Paying Transport Employees To Search Travelers' Bags
Friday December 09, 2016 @08:31PM Inside the NYPD's Attempt To Build Community Trust Through Twitter
Monday December 05, 2016 @12:16AM BMW Traps A Car Thief By Remotely Locking His Doors
Sunday December 04, 2016 @01:31PM Sysadmin Gets Two Years In Prison For Sabotaging ISP
Sunday December 04, 2016 @12:09AM Crooks Need Just Six Seconds To Guess A Credit Card Number
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