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Edmonton creep catchers harm investigations into online child luring, police say

Alberta’s Internet Child Exploitation unit is condemning the actions of vigilantes entrapping suspected child predators online.

“Vigilante justice undermines the investigative process and could interfere and derail investigations,” Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT) spokesman Michael Tucker said in a written statement. 354 more words

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Secret Iranian Attack of Wall Street Revealed

On Thursday March 24, 2016 the courts unsealed an indictment on seven Iranian government contractors for committing distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against 46 Wall Street financial institutions between 2011 and 2013. 253 more words

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Five Things I Have Learned In Five Years As An Investigator

Tomorrow, the 1st of March 2016, marks my five-year anniversary as an investigator. I set up my first investigation business when I was still working at my old job (with their permission), and I’ve been through several iterations since. 1,442 more words

Digital Forensics

Sterling Heights Man Arrested After 4-Month Investigation Into Online Child Sex Solicitation

STERLING HEIGHTS (WWJ) – A 51-year-old Sterling Heights man is facing computer crime charges after authorities say he tried to have sex with a child. 176 more words

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T9000 malware records Skype calls, screenshots and text messages to steal data

Correct me if I am wrong Microsoft owns Skype PLEASE CALL MICROSOFT AND COMPLAIN TO FIX THIS SECURITY BREACH

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Security News World Wide

Social Bots: Infiltration and Detection Methods

Social bots are pieces of automated software that pretend to be a human user of social networking sites to infiltrate the site. By infiltrating a site a social bot can harvest user data, spread unverified information as well as malware and spam. 173 more words

Computer Crime

National Crime Agency threatened by shortage of techno-savvy cops over pay and pension dispute | Crime | News | The Independent - Via John Gelmini

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The Independent cites police leaders warning that key investigative skills at the elite National Crime Agency are set to disappear, despite its departing leader acknowledging the need to recruit technologically savvy young officers. 118 more words

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