A trio of academics from the University of Florida has developed a device that can detect different types of payment card skimmers âdevices developed by cyber-criminals to collect data from credit and debit cards inserted inside ATMs or gas pump card readers.
Two privacy-focused organizations have accused today German police of carrying out raids at their offices and members' private homes on some pretty shoddy reasoning that makes no sense and hints at the police's abuse of power.
Pre-crime, is a vast potpourri of information, on everyday activities, used to try to predict and prevent future behavior. In "predictive" policing, computer algorithms identify signs of pre-crime in a realm in which we are all potential suspects.
The Atlanta Police Department has lost years worth of police car dashcam videos following the March ransomware attack that affected most of the city's IT infrastructure.
Ransomware has infected the servers of the Riverside Fire and Police department for the second time in a month.
Halifax Regional Police announced today they would not be pressing charges against a 19-year-old teenager accused of hacking government systems.
Europol announced today that Spanish police has arrested a man suspect of being the mastermind behind the Carbanak hacking group, known for some of the biggest bank cyber-heists in recent years.
Australian authorities have tracked down, arrested, charged, and sentenced a man who hacked a police radio system and interrupted a police chase at the end of August 2017.
Officers from Ukraine's Cyber Police Department arrested a suspect last week for attempting to sell customer data belonging to his former employer.
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has charged 36 suspects for their role in Infraud, a cyber-criminal organization that has been involved in the acquisition, sale, and dissemination of stolen identities, stolen debit and credit card data, personally identifiable information (PII), financial and banking information, computer malware,
US authorities have made arrests of several suspects they believe are behind the first ATM jackpotting incidents in the US.
Japanese police have arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of creating malware that steals private keys (passwords) that are used to access cryptocurrency wallets. He's also under investigation for using these passwords to steal funds from victims, albeit no charges have been filed.
A trio of Secret Service agents, DHS investigators, and West Hartford (Connecticut) police officers have arrested a man who they believe is at the center of a massive fraud operation through which he stole Dell computer parts worth more than $7 million.
A 24-year-old man has pleaded guilty yesterday in a UK court for creating and advertising two malware-related services employed by thousands of criminals.
Malaysian authorities announced today they had identified the possible authors of a massive data breach that took place a month ago and during which the personal details of 46.2 million Malaysians were put up for sale on the Dark Web and various forums.
Canadian police have seized the domain of Fazny.ca, an online electronics store that stole users' payment card data and used it to make fraudulent purchases.
Francis Rawls, a former Philadelphia cop, will remain in jail for refusing to decrypt a hard drive federal investigators found in his home two years ago during a child abuse investigation.