Slashdot Items Tagged "crime"

Date / Time Story
Friday May 12, 2017 @09:48AM Telefonica Tells Employees to Shut Down PCs Amid Massive Ransomware Outbreak
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @07:11PM Call Center Operator And His Cousin Steal £500,000 From UK Water Supplier
Sunday March 19, 2017 @11:39AM Company's Former IT Admin Accused of Accessing Backdoor Account 700+ Times
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @06:44PM Hotbed of Cybercrime Activity Tracked Down to ISP in Ukrainian Civil War Region
Saturday October 29, 2016 @05:00AM Teenager Launches Accidental DDoS Attack on 911 Systems via iOS Bug
Monday October 24, 2016 @10:49PM Dropbox and LinkedIn Hacker Most Likely Behind BitMarket.eu Bitcoin Heist
Thursday September 29, 2016 @11:26AM Comey Denies Clinton Email 'Reddit' Cover-Up
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @02:49AM Computer Specialist Who Deleted Clinton Emails May Have Asked Reddit For Tips
Friday September 16, 2016 @08:42PM UK Court Rules to Extradite Hacktivist Lauri Love to the US
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @06:38PM DDoS-for-Bitcoin Extortionists Now Also Threaten to Install Ransomware
Thursday August 04, 2016 @05:56PM Pokemon GO DDoS Attacks Postponed As PoodleCorp Botnet Suffers Security Breach
Friday July 29, 2016 @04:59PM Malvertising Campaign Infected Thousands of Users per Day for More than a Year
Friday July 22, 2016 @09:52PM Hillary Clinton Chooses Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine As Running Mate
Friday July 15, 2016 @04:19PM 'Tor and Bitcoin Hinder Anti-Piracy Efforts'
Monday June 13, 2016 @05:57PM New Device Sold on the Dark Web Can Clone Up to 15 Contactless Cards per Second
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @08:07PM State Dept. IT Staff Told To Keep Quiet About Clinton's Server
Friday May 13, 2016 @08:15AM Dark Web Forum Hack Shows Cooperation Between Albanian Mafia & US Authoritie
Saturday April 09, 2016 @10:08AM Sophisticated Bribe Scheme Helped Crooks Whitelist Malware on Chinese Antivirus
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @08:48PM 'Flash Crash' Trader Navinder Sarao Faces US Extradition
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @08:47AM Terrorist Attack In Brussels Airport and Metro Station: At Least 34 Dead
Sunday March 20, 2016 @03:03PM Bitcoin Trading Platform Announces Huge Downtime Following Cyber-Attack
Saturday March 19, 2016 @12:59AM Security Researcher Goes Missing After Investigating Bangladesh Bank Cyber-Heist
Friday March 18, 2016 @10:32AM Security Researcher Goes Missing After Investigating Bangladesh Bank Cyber-Heist
Friday March 18, 2016 @01:59AM Dozens of Russian Banks Phished By Crooks Pretending To Be FinCERT
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @11:56PM American Express Warns Customers About Breach -- From 2013
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @09:40AM Security Firms Say Chinese Hackers Behind US Ransomware Attacks
Sunday March 13, 2016 @11:33PM Hacker 'Guccifer,' Who Uncovered Clinton's Private Emails, To Be Extradited To US
Sunday March 13, 2016 @12:04PM Hackers Steal Bank's Crypto Credentials, But Are Foiled By Their Own Typo
Sunday March 13, 2016 @10:32AM Transmission BitTorrent App Contained Malware
Saturday March 12, 2016 @01:29PM Wi-Fi Hotspot Blocking Persists Despite FCC Crackdown
Friday March 11, 2016 @01:03PM Russian Bitcoin Issuers Will Risk 7 Years In Prison
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @10:18PM Snowden: FBI's Claim It Can't Unlock The San Bernardino iPhone Is 'Bullshit'
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @03:40PM Pentagon Admits Deploying Spy Drones Over US, Claims All Were 'Lawful'
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @12:02PM Home Depot Will Pay Up To $19.5 Million For Massive 2014 Data Breach
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @08:45PM KeRanger Mac Ransomware Based On Linux Forebear, Not Windows
Monday March 07, 2016 @12:14PM McAfee Says He Lied About iPhone Hacking Method To Get Public Attention
Monday March 07, 2016 @11:28AM Seagate Hit By Targeted Phishing Attacks Seeking W2 Data
Saturday March 05, 2016 @11:48PM San Bernadino D.A. Says Shooter's Phone Could Harbor "Cyber Pathogen"
Saturday March 05, 2016 @10:58AM New Ransomware-as-a-Service Speaks To Victims
Thursday March 03, 2016 @11:25PM Godfather Of Encryption Explains Why Apple Should Help The FBI
Thursday March 03, 2016 @02:46PM Justice Dept. Grants Immunity To Staffer Who Set Up Clinton Email Server
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @10:15PM Pirates Hacked Shipping Firm's CMS To Plan Attacks, Find Valuable Cargo
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @06:20PM Sea Pirates Hacked Shipping Company to Plan Attacks, Find Valuable Cargo
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @03:23PM Facebook Hit By German Antitrust Probe Over User Data
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @03:16PM South Korea Breaks Filibuster Record Fighting New Surveillance Bill
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @10:36AM FBI Should Try To Unlock iPhone Without Apple's Help, Lawmaker Says
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @11:24PM Security Talent Shortage Hits Cybercrime Groups, Too
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @07:59PM Microsoft Brings Post-Breach Detection To Windows 10
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @02:33PM Mars Rover Code Used For Cyber-Espionage Malware
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @11:07AM Japanese Court Demands 'Right To Be Forgotten' For Sex Offender
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @10:51AM EFF's Cindy Cohn On Why 'Code Is Speech' Is Key To Apple vs. FBI
Monday February 29, 2016 @08:58PM Judge Favors Apple In iPhone Unlocking Case In New York
Monday February 29, 2016 @12:20PM Anonymous Goes After Miami Police Officer Who Doxed An Innocent Woman
Monday February 29, 2016 @09:22AM Chinese ISPs Caught Injecting Ads And Malware In Their Network Traffic
Friday February 26, 2016 @12:56PM Porn-Clicker Android Malware Hits Google Play Hard
Thursday February 25, 2016 @08:39PM ISIS Makes Direct Threats Against Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey
Thursday February 25, 2016 @01:02PM Carnegie Mellon University Attacked Tor, Was Subpoenaed By Feds
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @09:46AM Hacking Group Presents 'Long-Standing' Threat To Japan
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @10:23PM To Secure ATM Transactions: Ditch the Card
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @10:37AM Bill Gates Sides With FBI In Apple Spat
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @09:35AM German Police Allowed To Use Its Own "Federal Trojan"
Monday February 22, 2016 @08:57PM It's Time To Kill the $100 Bill, Says Larry Summers
Monday February 22, 2016 @10:32AM What Happens When Google Doc Credentials Are Leaked On the Dark Web?
Monday February 22, 2016 @09:23AM Alleged Kalamazoo Shooter Picked Up Uber Fares During, After Killing Spree
Saturday February 20, 2016 @06:09AM US School Agrees to Pay $8,500 to Get Rid of Ransomware
Friday February 19, 2016 @01:35PM N. Carolina Senator Drafting Bill To Criminalize Apple's Refusal To Aid Decryption
Friday February 19, 2016 @11:52AM IRS Warns Of 400% Flood In Phishing and Malware This Tax Year Alone
Friday February 19, 2016 @10:23AM 3-in-1 Android Malware Acts As Ransomware, Banking Trojan and Info Thief
Thursday February 18, 2016 @10:04PM Anonymous Hacker Gets Lost At Sea, Rescued, Then Arrested
Thursday February 18, 2016 @09:42AM Russian POS Pickpocket Generates New Interest In RFID-Blocking Wallets
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @10:53PM L.A. Hospital Pays Off Ransomware Thieves To Reclaim Its Network
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @12:23AM Backdoor In MVPower DVR Firmware Sends CCTV Stills To an Email Address In China
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @10:14AM Malware Targets All Android Phones — Except Those In Russia
Monday February 15, 2016 @07:11PM Hackers Demand $3.6 Million From Hollywood Hospital Following Cyber-Attack
Monday February 15, 2016 @02:11PM Phone Hacking Group Is Trading Fake Bomb Threats For Bitcoin
Saturday February 13, 2016 @02:29PM Authorities Reportedly Question McAfee's Ex-girlfriend
Friday February 12, 2016 @12:25PM Hackers of Ukrainian Utilities Probably Hit Mining and Railroad Targets, Too
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @07:17PM Hearthstone Cheats and Tools Spiked With Malware
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @09:46AM Hackers Leak List of FBI Employees
Monday February 08, 2016 @12:10PM Metel Hackers Roll Back ATM Transactions, Steal Millions
Sunday February 07, 2016 @09:42PM Malware Targets Skype Users, Records Conversations
Saturday February 06, 2016 @02:37PM Neutrino Exploit Kit Has a New Way To Detect Security Researchers
Friday February 05, 2016 @06:31PM Online Museum Displays Decades of Malware
Friday February 05, 2016 @10:57AM UK Wants Authority To Serve Warrants In U.S.
Thursday February 04, 2016 @11:22AM Survey: Average Successful Hack Nets Less Than $15,000
Thursday February 04, 2016 @11:06AM Google Targets Fake "Download" and "Play" Buttons
Thursday February 04, 2016 @01:55AM Julian Assange May Surrender To British Police On Friday
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @12:42PM Duplicate Login Details Enabled Hack of More Than 20 Million Chinese Consumers
Monday February 01, 2016 @03:19PM Dutch Police Train Bald Eagles To Take Out Drones
Monday February 01, 2016 @12:26AM San Francisco Bay Area In Superbowl Surveillance Mode
Friday January 29, 2016 @09:56PM Europe Now Has Its Own "Most Wanted Fugitives" Web Page
Friday January 29, 2016 @04:43PM The Dark Arts: Meet the LulzSec Hackers
Thursday January 28, 2016 @07:09PM The Widely Reported ISIS Encrypted Messaging App Is Not Real
Thursday January 28, 2016 @01:36PM 12 Years Later, Warrantless Wiretaps Whistleblower Facing Misconduct Charges
Sunday January 24, 2016 @11:49PM Ransomware Hits Three Indian Banks, Causes Millions In Damages
Saturday January 23, 2016 @04:31PM Utah Bill Would Require IT Workers To Report Child Porn
Saturday January 23, 2016 @03:48PM Symantec Disavows Business Partner Caught Running a Tech Support Scam
Saturday January 23, 2016 @12:03AM FBI "Took Over World's Biggest Child Porn Website"
Friday January 22, 2016 @08:37PM Google Says It Killed 780 Million 'Bad Ads' In 2015
Friday January 22, 2016 @08:13PM Symantec Disavows Business Partner Caught Running a Tech Support Scam
Friday January 15, 2016 @10:08PM Cryptsy Bitcoin Trader Robbed, Blames Backdoor In the Code of a Wallet
Friday January 15, 2016 @09:54PM Cryptsy Bitcoin Trader Robbed, Blames Backdoor in the Code of a Wallet
Wednesday January 13, 2016 @12:15AM ATF Puts Up Surveillance Cameras Around Seattle ... To Catch Illegal Grease Dump
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @06:19PM Verizon Accused of Helping Spammers by Routing Millions of Stolen IP Addresses
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @09:33AM Members of DD4BC Arrested by Europol for Blackmailing Companies with DDoS Attack
Sunday January 10, 2016 @10:22AM FTC Fines Software Vendor Over False Data Encryption Claims
Saturday January 09, 2016 @10:22AM Uncooperative Russian ISP Prevents Cisco From Shutting Down Cybercriminal Gang
Saturday January 09, 2016 @01:33AM Domestic Terrorists Could Use OSINT To Pinpoint US Substations For a Blackout
Thursday January 07, 2016 @12:00PM Time Warner Cable Warns 320,000 Customers of Possible Compromise
Thursday January 07, 2016 @10:38AM Malvertising Campaign Used a Free Certificate From Let's Encrypt
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @01:02PM European Payment Card Protocols Wide Open To Fraud
Sunday December 27, 2015 @09:36AM How a Young IRS Agent Identified the Man Behind Silk Road
Saturday December 26, 2015 @06:22PM Justice Department Shuts Down Huge Asset Forfeiture Program
Friday December 25, 2015 @06:35PM Pwnd Aethra Routers Used To Brute-Force WordPress Sites
Friday December 25, 2015 @11:14AM Somebody Tried to Convince a RaspberryPi Exec to Install Malware on Its Devices
Thursday December 24, 2015 @09:54AM Hyatt Hotels Payment-Processing Systems Hit By Malware
Wednesday December 23, 2015 @07:13AM Man Arrested for Hacking 130 Celebrities, Not the Fappening Author
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @12:42PM "Credible" Bomb Threat Closes, Evacuates All Los Angeles Public Schools
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @10:27AM 21-Year-Old British Man Arrested In Connection With VTech Hack
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @09:48AM Bangladesh Extends Social Media Ban, Blocking Twitter and Skype
Monday December 14, 2015 @01:56AM Vandals Deface Facebook's Hamburg Offices
Saturday December 12, 2015 @03:34PM DHS Deployed Plane Above San Bernardino To Scoop Up All Phone Calls After Attack
Friday December 11, 2015 @02:24PM "Upgrade to Windows 10" prompt no longer has a "No" option
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @12:38PM First Ever EU Rules On Cybersecurity
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @09:42AM Spotting And Culling Terrorist Groups On Social Media: Pipe Dream, or Possibility?
Thursday December 03, 2015 @11:39AM After Demanding $3 Million Ransom, Hacker Dumps Massive Customer Financial Data
Thursday December 03, 2015 @09:42AM Scammy Tech Support Sites Now Serving Up Ransomware
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @12:17PM Phishing Blast Uses Dropbox To Target Hong Kong Journalists
Saturday November 28, 2015 @03:02PM How Bad of a World Are We Really Living In Right Now?
Saturday November 28, 2015 @02:24PM DecryptorMax/CryptInfinite Ransomware Decrypted, No Need To Pay Ransom
Friday November 27, 2015 @09:52PM France Using Emergency Powers To Prevent Climate Change Protests
Friday November 27, 2015 @08:39AM Czech Judge Cuts Deal With Software Pirate: Get 200K YouTube Views Or Pay Huge Fine
Thursday November 26, 2015 @09:53AM Even the Dumbest Ransomware Is Almost Unremovable On Smart TVs
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @01:46PM High Level Coding Language Used To Create New POS Malware
Saturday November 21, 2015 @12:54AM FTC Amends Telemarketing Rule To Ban Payment Methods Used By Scammers
Thursday November 19, 2015 @01:37PM Chicago Sends More Than 100,000 "Bogus" Camera-Based Speeding Tickets
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @02:01PM NYT Quietly Pulls Article Blaming Encryption In Paris Attacks
Sunday November 15, 2015 @06:57PM Anonymous Vows Revenge For ISIS Paris Attacks
Sunday November 15, 2015 @09:47AM Police Body Cameras Come With Pre-Installed Malware
Saturday November 14, 2015 @11:02PM Belgian Home Affairs Minister: Terrorists Communicate Via PlayStation 4
Saturday November 14, 2015 @12:11PM Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Paris Attacks; Death Toll At 127
Friday November 13, 2015 @07:05PM Laser Strikes On Aircraft Increasing In Frequency
Friday November 13, 2015 @07:02PM Explosions and Multiple Shootings In Paris, Possible Hostages
Thursday November 12, 2015 @11:51AM New Ransomware Business Cashing In On CryptoLocker's Name
Thursday November 12, 2015 @10:26AM Prison Hack Shows Attorney-Client Privilege Violation
Thursday November 12, 2015 @09:58AM Webmail Services Struggling Against DDoS Attacks
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @01:19PM The Dark Net Drug Market That Survived Ukraine's Civil War
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @11:45AM ProtonMail Restores Services After Epic DDoS Attacks
Friday November 06, 2015 @07:33PM TalkTalk Hack: 4% of Customers' Data Accessed In Cyber Security Breach
Monday November 02, 2015 @01:25AM Crime Lab Scandals Just Keep Getting Worse
Saturday October 31, 2015 @07:09PM UK Police Make Third Arrest Over TalkTalk Cyber Attack
Friday October 30, 2015 @07:41PM CoinVault and Bitcryptor Ransomware Victims Can Now Recover Their Files For Free
Thursday October 29, 2015 @05:23PM Chinese Hackers Targeted Insurer To Learn About US Healthcare
Thursday October 29, 2015 @12:32PM Drone Carrying Drugs, Hacksaw Blades Crashes In Oklahoma Prison
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @05:59AM FBI's Advice for Ransomware Victims: Pay Up!
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @12:11PM Criminals Hacked Chip-and-PIN System By Perfecting Point-of-Sale Attack
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @08:45AM GA Tech Students Use Cell Phone Pings To Find Missing Person
Monday October 19, 2015 @04:31PM Feds Looking Into Reports CIA Director's Email Was Hacked
Monday October 19, 2015 @05:27AM Another 'StarCraft' Cheating Scandal Rocks Korea
Saturday October 17, 2015 @04:30PM Beware: FBI, Other Agencies Might Go After Your Voluntary DNA Records
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @10:19AM International Exploit Kit Angler Thwarted By Cisco Security Team
Sunday October 04, 2015 @11:30PM 4 Calif. Students Arrested For Alleged Mass-Killing Plot
Friday September 25, 2015 @08:29PM Police Program Aims to Pinpoint Those Most Likely to Commit Crimes
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @10:11AM Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Operator Pleads Guilty To $150M Fraud
Monday September 21, 2015 @07:33AM UK Man Gets Britain's First-Ever Conviction For Illegal Drone Use
Saturday September 19, 2015 @09:34AM Some Trump Donors Get Fleeced By 3rd-Party Payment System
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @12:38PM Proposed MAC Sniffing Dongle Intended To Help Recover Stolen Electronics
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @12:28PM Smartphone Malware Planted In Popular Apps Pre-sale
Sunday August 30, 2015 @11:39AM The Coming Terrorist Threat From Autonomous Vehicles
Friday August 28, 2015 @06:34PM Harshest Penalty for Alleged Rapist Was For Using a Computer To Arrange Contact With Teen
Thursday August 27, 2015 @09:37AM North Dakota Legalizes "Less Than Lethal" Weapon-Equipped Police Drones
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @08:31AM Ashley Madison Hack Claims First Victims
Sunday August 23, 2015 @08:49PM In Baltimore and Elsewhere, Police Use Stingrays For Petty Crimes
Friday August 21, 2015 @11:25PM Two US Marines Foil Terrorist Attack On Train In France
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @09:49AM The Network Is Hostile
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @08:32AM US No-Fly List Uses 'Predictive Judgement' Instead of Hard Evidence
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @08:08AM Uber Lowers Drunk Driving Arrests In San Francisco Dramatically
Thursday August 13, 2015 @10:00AM Time Runs Out On Sweden's Sexual Assault Charges Against Julian Assange
Monday August 10, 2015 @08:06AM Many Australians Forced To Pay For "Unbreakable" Cryptolocker Ransomware
Monday August 10, 2015 @03:54AM Stingray-Like Device Enables Blackmail In S. Africa
Sunday August 09, 2015 @10:12PM 2.4 Million Customer's Records Stolen From Carphone Warehouse
Sunday August 09, 2015 @01:41PM Finnish Police: If You See Uber Car, Call 911
Thursday August 06, 2015 @09:58AM At Black Hat: Square Reader To Credit Card Skimmer In 10 Minutes
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @09:06AM India Blocks Over 800 Adult Websites
Saturday August 01, 2015 @10:30AM Japanese Police Arrest Mount Gox CEO Mark Karpeles
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @09:43AM Your Stolen Identity Goes For $20 On the Internet Black Market
Friday July 24, 2015 @07:06PM An Interview With Hacking Team's CEO
Wednesday July 22, 2015 @09:43AM FTC Accuses LifeLock of False Advertising Again
Wednesday July 22, 2015 @09:40AM Ex-Lottery Worker Convicted of Programming System To Win $14M
Monday July 20, 2015 @09:28PM UK Government Proposes 10-Year Copyright Infringement Jail Term
Thursday July 09, 2015 @09:25AM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Ongoing Suspected Identity Theft?
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @10:12AM Eric Holder Says DoJ Could Strike Deal With Snowden; Current AG Takes Hard Line
Friday July 03, 2015 @10:21PM In Response to Open Letter, France Rejects Asylum For Julian Assange
Friday July 03, 2015 @08:03PM Japanese Court Orders Google To Delete Past Reports Of Man's Molestation Arrest
Friday July 03, 2015 @07:44AM Cameron Asserts UK Gov't Will Leave No "Safe Space" For Private Communications
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @12:10PM Interviews: Brian Krebs Answers Your Questions
Sunday June 21, 2015 @11:45PM Dallas Police Falsely Credit TrapWire System For Arrests
Sunday June 21, 2015 @11:54AM Security Oversights and Complacency Set the Stage For Killers' Escape
Thursday June 18, 2015 @08:52AM E-Detective Spy Tool Used By Police and Governments Has Major Security Holes
Thursday June 18, 2015 @08:24AM 86.2 Million Phone Scam Calls Delivered Each Month In the US