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25-Year Old Woman Charged with Identity Theft in New York

A 25-year old Bronx woman was arrested and charged with identity theft, when she used someone else’s identification to try and withdraw $5,000 from PNC Bank on April 3rd around 2:15 PM, officials said. 330 more words


RCMP charge Dutch man in Amanda Todd cyberbullying case

VANCOUVER — After one and a half years, thousands of tips and hundreds of interviews, B.C.’s Coquitlam RCMP have announced five charges against a 35-year-old Dutch man they say preyed upon Amanda Todd when she was 13 years old. 1,172 more words


Third Circuit Reverses Hacker's Conviction, Ruling Venue Was Wrong

The Third Circuit has reversed the conviction of hacker Andrew Auernheimer on the grounds that the federal prosecutors brought the case in the wrong venue: “Andrew ‘Weev’ Auernheimer was in Arkansas during the time of the hack, his alleged co-conspirator was in California, and the servers that they accessed were physically located in Dallas, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia. 684 more words

Passwords vulnerable after security flaw found

By Anick Jesdanun

NEW YORK (AP) — Passwords, credit cards and other sensitive data are at risk after security researchers discovered a problem with an encryption technology used to securely transmit email, e-commerce transactions, social networking posts and other Web traffic. 467 more words

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Colorado National Guardsman Now Facing More Charges

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A Colorado National Guardsman accused of stealing recruiting money now faces more charges.

Sgt. Luke Peelgrane now faces a dozen charges including theft, forgery and computer crime. 82 more words


Computer Crime

Every field of study and expertise develops a common body of knowledge that distinguishes professionals from amateurs. One element of that body of knowledge is a shared history of significant events that have shaped the development of the field. 3,207 more words

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