Cyber security researcher and tools provider, Bitdefender, today publicly released its discovery of a sophisticated and dangerous cybercriminal enterprise named StrongPity which it believes to be government-sponsored and working at population surveillance and intelligence exfiltration.
Law enforcement authorities can use data from drones to solve crimes in a number of ways, from using device information stored in the cloud, tracking flight logs, and finding a rogue drone’s home base, the chief operating officer of Oxygen Forensics, a digital forensics software company, says.
Dramatic cyber crime growth with 144 million attacks detected over the last 90 days mean they are at the highest-ever levels recorded, with emerging digital business models targeted by their evolving nature.
Systems integrator and IT services company Ajilon, crisis communications company AtHoc and integrated multi-sensor analytics provider iOmniscent have come together with Microsoft to develop solutions designed to reduce crime, decrease costs and improve operational effectiveness for Australian cities.
Motorola is partnering with crime analytics provider Wynyard Group on a big data analysis initiative which it claims will help solve crimes faster and more efficiently.
US-based global crime-fighting software and services company Wynyard Group has appointed a former FBI science and technology executive to its board.
NEC has developed technology which it says government security agencies could use to detect potential crime and other problems in crowded areas, and then send an alert to a central command system.
Security software and solutions firm Trend Micro has announced a three-year agreement with INTERPOL that will see it provide tools, training and human resources to the international police organisation and its 190 member countries.
Cybercrime is still on the rise and specialist hacking skills and cyber attacks are being paid for via untraceable payments through online gambling sites, according to a research paper released today by security firm McAfee.
The Australian Federal Police has announced plans to implement controversial new technology that will capture emails and other information sent in real time.
Online black market Silk Road may have closed down but that hasn't stopped wannabe criminals from using the Internet to peddle their wares.
New figures show Australia is now the number two country for mobile device theft, behind the US.
TOR is the dark side of the Internet, the so-called dark web, which provides a safe haven to privacy advocates but is also where drugs, child pornography, assassins for hire and other weird and illegal activities can allegedly be traded. The FBI has made a massive dent in the TOR network, compromising half of all TOR sites.
The Australian government has ramped up its information requests from Twitter, up more than 500% this year compared to the second half of 2012.
Police are hunting a man who may have scammed hundreds of Gumtree uses since June last year.
Who needs Batman when you can whip out your smartphone to help fight crime?
If someone tried to scam you, the Australasian Consumer Fraud Task Force (ACFT) and the Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) want to hear from you.
A surveillance system in the Melbourne inner suburb of Footscray led to 18 arrests before it was commissioned.
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