City councilors want specifics from Boston police on how they plan to use $1.4 million in software to track Facebook and Twitter feeds, echoing civil rights advocates’ concerns that online sleuthing could unfairly target young people, minorities, and other groups.
Police say a man allegedly tried to purchase two cell phones from another person’s account.
Officers responded to a fraud complaint at the Verizon Wireless store on the Boston Post Road in Orange earlier this month, police said.
An identity thief used stolen bank information to withdraw more than $30,000 from two Manhattan banks, police said Thursday.
The crook first used a victim’s compromised bank information to withdraw cash from a Chase Bank on 5th Ave. near W.
WIND GAP, Pa. – A New York man is facing fraud charges after trying to secure a $50,000 loan at a Wind Gap bank using fake ID.
Authorities charged Eric L. Wright Jr. with forgery, identity theft, theft by deception
VULNERABLE people have been scammed out of thousands of dollars by credit card scammers purporting to come from South Australia, SA Police say.
Since July 2016, numerous reports have been made to the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network alleging deceptions
An Arizona man was arrested this past week after he allegedly triggered a distributed denial-of-service attack on the 911 emergency call system. Meetkumar Hiteshbhai Desai allegedly owned a blog and YouTube channel that detailed the vulnerabilities that he discovered. Last
Edmonton Police have arrested a 19-year-old man in Sherwood Park while investigating a social media threat against MacEwan University.
The arrest was made without incident just before noon on Tuesday. Charges are pending against the suspect. Police say there is
Police issue warning about bank account change notices.
The SA Police has issued a warning to companies after a local business was scammed out of $1.5 million by offshore attackerss masquerading as a supplier, having obtained sensitive business information through
Two Women Arrested In Theft Of 18 Identities
St. Petersburg Police have arrested two women this month in connection with a scheme of stealing the identity of 18 people and opening credit cards in their names. Police believe there are
Police in the Czech Republic have detained an unidentified Russian man suspected of participating in cyberattacks on the United States, according to a statement published Wednesday on the police website.
The statement said the Russian was arrested in cooperation
Some 50 suspects from 15 Russian regions have been arrested, believed to be part of Russia’s largest hacking group, responsible for Trojan and botnet attacks on Russian banks, stealing some £57 million.
Earlier this month the Russian Federal Security Service
DARIEN, CT—A Darien woman became the target of credit card fraud shortly after visiting Panera with her son.
The woman noticed her four credit and debit cards were missing around 2:20 p.m. Sept. 29.
She stopped at Panera around 1:30
Two teenagers face charges from the U.S. Justice Department for allegedly being members of well-known hacking groups Lizard Squad and PoodleCorp.
On Thursday (Oct. 6), Krebs on Security reported that the pair have been charged with credit card theft and
A new report from the California chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has found that police departments are increasingly using social media surveillance tactics in order to specifically target online activists.
After obtaining thousands of pages of public records,
British cops have charged a 35-year-old man with hacking the iCloud account of Pippa Middleton-complete with some 3,000 images-then promptly trying to sell its contents to two United Kingdom tabloids for about $65,000, reports the BBC.
Pictures of the Duchess
Union County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a 23-year-old Delaware man for abusing harmful intoxicants at 9:08 p.m. Sept. 10.
Deputies responded after receiving a report of a person inhaling chemicals inside a vehicle at a residence on Graham Street in
Police arrested Brett Chamberlain Monday.
They say they found stolen ID cards, birth certificates, social security cards, check books and stolen gift cards in his car.
They said he may be responsible for hundreds of Tulsa car burglaries.
The failure by police to investigate the hacking of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler’s phone was “unacceptable” and “a matter of deep regret”, an internal investigation has said.
The failure by police to investigate the hacking of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler’s
A Florida man accused of sexually abusing a toddler and hacking a charitable organization’s computer systems has been sentenced to 42 years in jail for producing and possessing child pornography.
A judge sentenced 43-year-old Timothy Sedlak on Monday
Scammers already have your credit card number but need something from you to access the account
Beverly Hills police have issued a warning about a credit card scam that was reported by a resident.
The scammer calls would-be victims on