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Minnesota law enforcement agencies chasing new, deadly opioidWhat Is Net Neutrality and Why Does It Matter?Cyberattacks Against Saudi ArabiaMore juveniles charged with gun-related crimesLetters for April 30: Curbing crime, traffic violations in MilwaukeeFor Russia And US, Uneasy Cooperation On Cybercrime Is Now A Mess'Ransomware' attack locks down prominent Providence law firm'Ransomware' attack locks down prominent Providence law firmAmazon Sees Echo and Alexa as Its Biggest OpportunityWhat Is Net Neutrality and Why Does It Matter?Cyberattacks Against Saudi ArabiaPolice Around the World Learn to Fight Global-Scale Cybercrime'Ransomware' attack locks down law firm's files for three monthsSources: Allison Burchett offered plea to avoid trial, jailGoogle and Facebook Victims of $100 Million Phishing Scam

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Digital lab to curb growing cyber crimes
Daily ExpressApril 9, 2017

"In order to address this issue, MCMC has established a state-of-the-art Digital Forensics Laboratory to assist in the investigation and enforcement of relevant laws related to cyber crimes in Malaysia," he said, adding that the Digital Forensics ...more »

5 Steps Every Victim Of Revenge Porn Should Consider
Huffington PostApril 17, 2017

Currently 35 states and DC have laws that address NCP as a crime. States that lack a specific NCP law will have other laws that can be used to protect you, including unlawful surveillance, extortion, and cyber-stalking. A Federal criminal law has been ...more »

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Minnesota law enforcement agencies chasing new, deadly opioid
Minneapolis Star TribuneApril 30, 2017

State and federal law enforcement agents are bracing for more carfentanil overdoses by cobbling together a multipronged response and prevention plan. The strategy includes intense education efforts, stronger synthetic drug legislation and ongoing ...more »

What Is Net Neutrality and Why Does It Matter?
CIO TodayApril 30, 2017

"Law enforcement sources say the Justice Department is likely to identify the tech firms once the extradition process -- which is expected to take months -- is over, and Rimasauskas faces a bail hearing in a U.S. court." The U.S. Internet Crime ...more »

Cyberattacks Against Saudi Arabia
CIO TodayApril 30, 2017

"Law enforcement sources say the Justice Department is likely to identify the tech firms once the extradition process -- which is expected to take months -- is over, and Rimasauskas faces a bail hearing in a U.S. court." The U.S. Internet Crime ...more »

More juveniles charged with gun-related crimes
Dayton Daily NewsApril 30, 2017

Middletown Police Lt. Jimmy Cunningham called juvenile crime “a big problem” and said too often children don't understand the consequences of their illegal actions. The mistakes they make as juveniles follow them through adulthood and can limit their ...more »

Letters for April 30: Curbing crime, traffic violations in Milwaukee
Milwaukee Journal SentinelApril 29, 2017

Bill 88 essentially imposes a mandatory five-year sentence for repeat offenders of violent crimes and prohibits placing those repeat offenders on probation. Bill 89 essentially mandates that those on probation, parole or extended supervision for ...more »

For Russia And US, Uneasy Cooperation On Cybercrime Is Now A Mess
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyApril 29, 2017

But to do that, the Americans needed Russia's help. They turned to the Federal Security Service (FSB), the country's main intelligence agency, and shared operational information with officers from its computer-crimes unit, the Center for Information ...more »

'Ransomware' attack locks down prominent Providence law firm
The Providence JournalApril 29, 2017

American businesses and individuals in the thousands suffered more than $1.6 million in losses in 2015, and rose to about $2.9 million in 2016, according to federal internet crime analysts. Attackers are tailoring their demands to their victims, in ...more »

'Ransomware' attack locks down prominent Providence law firm
The Providence JournalApril 29, 2017

Police departments, town halls, law firms, accounting firms and individuals have been hit across Rhode Island, according to Capt. John C. Alfred, head of the the Rhode Island State Police cyber-crimes unit. Alfred declined to identify who filed ...more »

Amazon Sees Echo and Alexa as Its Biggest Opportunity
Sci-Tech TodayApril 29, 2017

"Law enforcement sources say the Justice Department is likely to identify the tech firms once the extradition process -- which is expected to take months -- is over, and Rimasauskas faces a bail hearing in a U.S. court." The U.S. Internet Crime ...more »

What Is Net Neutrality and Why Does It Matter?
NewsFactor NetworkApril 29, 2017

"Law enforcement sources say the Justice Department is likely to identify the tech firms once the extradition process -- which is expected to take months -- is over, and Rimasauskas faces a bail hearing in a U.S. court." The U.S. Internet Crime ...more »

Cyberattacks Against Saudi Arabia
CIO TodayApril 29, 2017

"Law enforcement sources say the Justice Department is likely to identify the tech firms once the extradition process -- which is expected to take months -- is over, and Rimasauskas faces a bail hearing in a U.S. court." The U.S. Internet Crime ...more »

Police Around the World Learn to Fight Global-Scale Cybercrime
The WireApril 29, 2017

... the world's most sophisticated criminal syndicates. It resembled an international conglomerate, staffed by corporate executives, advertising salespeople and customer service representatives. Its business, though, was not standard international ...more »

'Ransomware' attack locks down law firm's files for three months
The Providence JournalApril 28, 2017

Police departments, town halls, law firms, accounting firms and individuals have been hit across Rhode Island, according to Capt. John C. Alfred, head of the the Rhode Island State Police cyber-crimes unit. Alfred declined to identify who filed ...more »

Sources: Allison Burchett offered plea to avoid trial, jail
Knoxville News SentinelApril 28, 2017

Allison Burchett is charged with 13 crimes, including six felony charges of identity theft, six misdemeanor charges of unlawful access to a computer and a felony charge of creating a fake document to try to influence the court in the divorce case ...more »

Google and Facebook Victims of $100 Million Phishing Scam
CIO TodayApril 28, 2017

"Law enforcement sources say the Justice Department is likely to identify the tech firms once the extradition process -- which is expected to take months -- is over, and Rimasauskas faces a bail hearing in a U.S. court." The U.S. Internet Crime ...more »

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