Facebook and Snapchat are to launch ‘police’ icons that users can click if they feel threatened online in new crackdown on cyberbullies

Police officers are set to monitor social media sites in a bid to stamp out hate crime and cyber bullying. Social media companies are looking into installing police icons on their sites which users can click if they feel threatened. The function would allow an officer working remotely to access…


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Vicar Peter Low, of Heybridge, charged with downloading child sex abuse images by Essex Police

A VICAR has been charged with offences of possessing indecent images. Peter Low, 64, of Crescent Road, Heybridge, has been charged with three counts of possession of indecent images of children and one count of possession of a prohibited image of a child. The charges relate to images downloaded from…


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Police warn of romance scams

POLICE are warning about the dangers of romance scams on dating websites following reports of fraud. Hampshire Police have issued guidance after receiving seven reports of scams, since the beginning of the year, where victims have sent money after speaking to people online. Each incident involved a victim signing up…


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Police charge North Stormont man with child pornography offences

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Child Sexual Exploitation Unit (CSEU) assisted by the Technological Crime Unit and the Stormont Dundas Glengarry (SDG) OPP Detachment have arrested and charged a Finch man following a child pornography investigation. On January 25, 2017, members arrested and charged Nicholas Strand, age 29…


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Former New Castle County police offer pleads guilty to child porn charges

A former New Castle County police officer from Newark has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges. Robert Vasecka, 46, was arrested in September after an internet chat room reported that a user uploaded images of child pornography. The Delaware Child Predator Task Force sought subscriber information for the account, which…


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TWO TEENS ARRESTED AFTER PLANNING MASS SHOOTING AT FL MIDDLE SCHOOL, POLICE SAY

Two male teenagers in central Florida were arrested Thursday after authorities discovered the pair’s plan for a Columbine-style mass shooting at their middle school, police said. The unidentified students — ages 13 and 14 — were charged with conspiracy to commit murder and placed into the custody of the Department…


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Police Cuff Comelec Hack Suspect

Philippine police have arrested one of three individuals suspected of hacking the website of the national election commission (Comelec) at the end of March and exposing the details of over 50 million voters. The country’s National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) announced the arrest last week, having worked with Comelec and…


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6 Men Arrested During Baltimore Unrest Allege Police Brutality

Six men who were arrested during the unrest in Baltimore last year have filed a police brutality lawsuit. The plaintiffs say the Baltimore Police Department violated their constitutional rights during the protests. The men also claim that police actions led to them suffering abrasions, contusions, nerve damage, swelling and other…


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Police websites Hacked Seaham man charged on suspicion

A man is due to appear before magistrates charged with hacking into a number of corporate websites, including a police force’s. This morning officers from the cyber crime unit based in North East Regional Special Operations Unit (NERSOU) charged 22-year-old Paul Dixon, from The Avenue, Deneside, Seaham, with offences under…


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Police step up use of technology to solve gun crimes

Viewers of TV crime shows are familiar with plots that involve police investigators solving gun crimes with high-tech ballistics tests. But while these tests are a popular with Hollywood script writers, the real life technology has not always been a favorite of police departments in the Puget Sound region. A…


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Chinese police arrested 1500 SMS Spammers

Starting from February, Chinese police has been cracking down on mobile sms spammers ferociously. Based in North-east Liaoning province, bordering North Korea, the Spammers has been actively sending 200 millions junk sms to millions of mobile user every month.  According to police, the group has sent over 200 billion junk…


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Anonymous avanges homless’ death on police

A police spokesman confirms The Albuquerque Police Department official was attacked by a hacktvist group called Anonymous and important data leaked.   The website in question had been down on Sunday. Priorily, the same group has posted a video on video sharing allegedly showing Albuquerque Police shooting a homless man James…


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Hacker arrested by Canadan Police for exploiting HeartBleed Bug

A 19-year-old man is arrested and charged by Canadian police a who allegedly exploited the Heartbleed bug to steal personal data from the Canadian Revenue Agency’s website. Stephen Arthuro Solis-Reyes, who allegedly grabbed 900 social insurance numbers (SINs) over a period of six hours, marks the first time that authorities…


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International police operation disrupts Shylock banking Trojan

Police from eight countries together with several private security companies disrupted the online infrastructure used by cybercriminals to control computers infected with a malware program called Shylock. View full post on Computerworld Cybercrime and Hacking News ________________ Other Sites You May Like: http;//AmIHackerProof.com – http://hackerforhire.com – High Tech Crime Solutions…


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Daytona Beach Police Department launches real time crime center

Top Priority Sector:  law_enforcement_first_responders The Daytona Beach Police Department is charged with maintaining public safety for over 60,000 permanent residents and the millions of yearly visitors to the beaches and major events such as two NASCAR races and the world famous Bike Weeks. Leveraging CyberTech’s GeoShield platform, Daytona Beach’s Real…


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