Almost 400 websites around the world have shut down services as part of a protest against new U.S. cybersecurity laws.
Almost a thousand websites are at the center of a new-age illegal trade in wildlife, promising home delivery of live animals, prized animal parts and rare medicinal plants from across nations through simple internet banking formats.
The same hacking statute internet sensation Aaron Swartz was being prosecuted under until his January suicide is quietly being tested in a San Francisco federal courtroom — to little fanfare in a case devoid of hacking in the traditional sense.
While the Boston Marathon bombing ordeal and subsequent lockdown of the city is finally over, the Boston Police says their facial recognition system didn't identify the two bombing suspects.
Pro-business legislation aimed at helping companies fend off sophisticated foreign hackers sailed through the House despite a White House veto threat and an outcry from privacy advocates and civil liberties groups that say it leaves Americans vulnerable to spying by the military.
Thursday night, Richard DesLauriers, special agent in charge of the Boston Division of the FBI, urged amateur internet sleuths to disreguard all photos and video footage but the ones the FBI were then releasing.
The video of the April 3, 2013, Cybersecurity Framework Workshop convened by NIST is now available for streaming on demand. This meeting brought together experts in cybersecurity and critical infrastructure to discuss what issues stakeholders believe should be covered in the framework.
Investigators are seeking to talk to at least two men pictured in images taken before two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon but there are no firm suspects yet, law enforcement and national security officials said.
How do investigators weed through terabytes of video in different formats? Going through all that footage is still largely a labor-intensive task, but video analytics and digital forensics tools can help investigators compress video, pinpoint areas of interest, look for anomalies and find relevant details.
Federal, state and local police raided six Internet cafes in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, seizing video terminals and cash while searching for evidence of illegal gambling and other criminal activity.
Coordinated attacks used to knock websites offline grew meaner and more powerful in the past three months, with an eight-fold increase in the average amount of junk traffic used to take sites down.
The Boston bomb atacks, which killed three people and injured more than 170 others, have also spawned an ad-hoc digital forensics investigation on the Internet.
Amateur sleuths from across the Internet are piecing together images from the Boston Marathon bombing and weighing in on Reddit with their ideas about the devices and potential suspects.
Investigators have found video footage of a man who they believe may have planted the deadly bombs at the Boston Marathon, a person briefed on the matter has said, saying that they had pinpointed the image on video that was captured shortly before the blast.
With federal and state investigators searching for clues about the person or organization behind the Boston Marathon bombing, social networks could hold a treasure trove of information.