FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Do you think wearing on-body cameras on duty should be mandatory?



Search Result: Cybercrime

Displaying 1  -  20  of  28

Video: Tennessee Sheriff's Office Pays Ransom for Case Files

November 13, 2014
Officials with the Dickson (Tenn.) County Sheriff's Office said they had to pay a ransom after malware locked them out of thousands of their case files. "It's a very bad feeling to be the victim instead of the investigator," said the agency's IT director.

Tennessee Sheriff's Office Pays Ransom for Case Files

November 13, 2014

Officials with the Dickson County (Tenn.) Sheriff's Office said they had to pay a ransom after malware locked them out of thousands of their case files. More Here.

California Woman Charged With Using "Spy Software" on Police Officer's Phone

October 20, 2014
A woman recently sentenced to state prison for identity theft was charged Friday in U.S. District Court in San Jose in the wiretapping of a police officer's phone and possessing illegal spyware, the U.S. Attorney's Office reported.

Only 100 Cybercrime Brains Worldwide Says Europol Boss

October 13, 2014
There are only "around 100" cybercriminal kingpins behind global cybercrime, according to the head of Europol's Cybercrime Centre, Troels Oerting. He says law enforcers needed to target the "rather limited group of good programmers."

Cyber Terrorism: Preventing Online Assault

September 19, 2014

Hackers constantly target law enforcement. Whatever the intent, with our dependence on technology it's more important than ever that police agencies protect themselves against cyber terrorist attacks.

Town Refuses to Pay Crypto Ransom for Police Computers

June 10, 2014
The town manager of a hamlet in south eastern New Hampshire has defied demands that he pay a ransom to recover police department computer files taken hostage by Cryptowall, a newer piece of malware that encrypts hard drive contents of infected machines until victims pay for them to be decrypted.

Feds Helping Local Police Fight Cybercrime

April 21, 2014
Most police agencies lack resources to investigate cyber-crimes so they are turning to federal task forces to help.

"Anonymous" Hackers Threaten Albuquerque Police

March 27, 2014
The loosely organized group known as Anonymous released a cryptic video Wednesday strongly denouncing the March 16 police shooting of a homeless man in the Sandia foothills. The group urged the people of Albuquerque to “occupy” Albuquerque Police headquarters on Sunday.

Calif. Now Top Target for Cybercrime

March 21, 2014
Along with trafficking in drugs, guns and people, criminals are also turning to cybercrime to target wealthy, innovative businesses and financial institutions in the state, California Attorney General Kamala Harris said in the report.

Veterans Trained to Hunt Online Child Predators

January 6, 2014
Zepeda, 29, is part of a 17-member class of veterans trained in computer forensics and sent to Immigration and Customs Enforcement field offices.

Digital Forensics: What's to Come?

November 25, 2013
Mobile devices have opened Pandora's Box, making digital forensics a much more volatile technology as cyber criminals find new avenues to carry out attacks. And law enforcement needs to keep up.

Calif. Launches eCrime Enforcement Unit

December 15, 2011
California has created a task force to identify and prosecute identity theft, cyber crimes and other crimes involving the use of technology. The eCrime Unit will be staffed with Department of Justice attorneys and investigators.

Hacker Group Targets Pepper-Spraying Cop

November 23, 2011
The Internet hacking group Anonymous has launched its latest attack on the UC Davis police officer accused of pepper-spraying student by posting a video online that lists his personal contact information.

Hacker Group Attacks Texas Cops' E-mail

September 2, 2011
The group known as Anonymous claims to have hacked into the email accounts of more than two dozen Texas law enforcement agencies or officials in retaliation for arrests of its supporters and what it sees as harassment of immigrants by authorities in the state, the Associated Press is reporting.

Hackers Post BART Officers' Personal Data

August 18, 2011
Hackers launched a second cyber-attack on Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police, posting the personal information of more than 100 transit officers on the BART Police Officers' Association Website.

Hackers Breach 70 Law Enforcement Websites, Leak Sensitive Data

August 8, 2011
Hackers from the group Anonymous breached some 70 mostly rural law enforcement Web sites on Saturday, posting sensitive, investigative materials on public Web sites.

ATC-NY Releases Dropbox Reader Forensics Tool

July 8, 2011
Dropbox Reader, which is used to analyze files on a hard drive, can run on Windows, Macintosh, and Linux systems. With Dropbox Reader, you can acquire information about the registered Dropbox account, shared directories, and synchronized files.

Arizona LE Accounts Hacked by Anti-SB1070 Internet Pirates

June 24, 2011
At least eight e-mail accounts of officers were hacked, and leaked documents included gang intelligence briefings, cartel surveillance information, a draft report on racial profiling, and reports on militias and "right-wing extremists."

Report: 25% of Hackers are FBI Informants

June 9, 2011
The Guardian is citing the publisher of hacker quarterly 2600, who told the publication hackers are "susceptible to intimidation" and are usually willing to work for the feds rather than face long prison terms.

Hackers Stole IDs of 2,000 Retired California Officers

May 2, 2011
In a Sunday evening e-mail, PORAC informed its members that its data server was breached earlier this month. The hackers stole application files of retired associate members going back to 2008.
« Previous12Next »
Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine