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Mafia Fugitive Captured After 20 Years, Thanks To Google Street View

Italian police arrest a leading mafia fugitive in Spain after he spent 20 years on the run, thanks to an…

2 weeks ago

UK Police Forces Seize £300m In Cryptocurrencies – Report

New Scientist investigation reveals British police have seized more than £300m in cryptocurrencies during criminal investigations

2 weeks ago

Facebook Tells LAPD To Stop Using Fake Accounts

Facebook orders LAPD to top using fake accounts to gather information on users, following report that found police worked with…

2 months ago

Surveillance Commissioner Opposes Absorption By ICO

Surveillance camera and biometrics commissioner says plans for ICO to take over dual roles are 'ill-conceived' as government consultation nears…

2 months ago

More Arrests In Ongoing Campaign Against REvil Hacking Gang

Two more arrested by police in Romania, as global crackdown against Russia's Sodinokibi/REvil ransomware hackers continues

2 months ago

Texas Police Officers Sue Tesla, Allege Autopilot Is Unsafe

Lawsuit in Texas against Tesla raises Autopilot safety concerns again, after Model X crashed into two police cruisers

4 months ago

Sting Operation With Underworld App, Results In Hundreds Of Arrests

Police around the world have arrested more than 800 people after using encrypted messaging app An0m developed by law enforcement

7 months ago

Amazon’s Ring To Make Police Requests For Video Footage Public

Transparency move, as US police forces and fire departments increasingly use video footage captured from Ring doorbells and cameras

8 months ago

Police Raid Bitcoin Mining Operation

West Midland police raid industrial estate location stealing electricity on a drugs warrant, but location was mining cryptocurrency, not growing…

8 months ago

German Police Investigate Possible Arson At Tesla’s Gigafactory

Arson attack? German police investigate fire at construction site of Tesla Gigafactory, after far left group claims responsibility

8 months ago

Twitter Concerned For Staff Safety, Alleges ‘Intimidation Tactics’ By Indian Police

Twitter concerned for the safety of its staff in India, after law enforcement visits local offices, which it says is…

8 months ago

Amazon Extends Police Ban On Facial Recognition

With the deadline of its one-year moratorium on police use of its facial recognition software fast approaching, Amazon makes ban…

8 months ago

Washington DC Police Dept Threatened After Ransomware Attack

Russian hackers who stole 250GB of data from Washington DC police department in ransomware attack, threaten to expose police informants…

9 months ago

Two People Die As Tesla With No Driver Crashes

Autopillot abuse? Tesla car crash in Texas kills two passengers, with police reporting that no one was actually in the…

9 months ago

Ten Hackers Arrested For $100m Cryptocurrency Theft

Criminal gang used 'sim swapping' technique to hijack phone numbers of famous online influencers, sport stars, and musicians

11 months ago

Police Delete Database Containing 150,000 Records

Police database falls down some stairs. British coppers accidentally delete data on 150,000 people from the Police National Computer

1 year ago

Facial Recognition Blamed For False Arrest And Jail Time

Racial bias and facial recognition. Black man in New Jersey arrested by police and spends ten days in jail after…

1 year ago

Apple Security Boss Charged With Bribery

Head of security at Apple charged with bribery, over allegations of donation of 200 iPads in return for four concealed-weapon…

1 year ago

Ofcom Cites Motorola, Sepura Over Competition Law

British comms regulator issues provisional statement of objections to Motorola Solutions UK and Sepura over police contract

1 year ago

Police Raid Dark Web Marketplaces, Seize 500kg of Drugs

Worldwide police operation against dark web vendors results in 179 arrests, seizure of 500kg of drugs, $6.5m (£5m) in cash…

1 year ago

Tesla Driver Charged For Sleeping As Car Drove At 90mph

Unbelievable! Driver in Canada charged with dangerous driving, after he slept in fully reclined seat as his Tesla car drove…

1 year ago

Police Use Of Facial Recognition Breached Privacy, Court Rules

Milestone ruling. The UK Court of Appeal rules use of automatic facial recognition (AFR) tech by South Wales Police is…

1 year ago

German Court Strikes Down Telecoms Data Access Law

Current laws give security services 'excessive' access to citizens' data, finds top court, giving government until end of 2021 to…

1 year ago

‘BlueLeaks’ Hacked US Police Data Removed In German Takedown

Zwickau public prosecutor confiscates server used to distribute hundreds of gigabytes of data hacked from police forces across the US

2 years ago

Police ‘Crack’ EncroChat Encryption, Resulting In Hundreds Of Arrests

Organised crime around Europe has been dealt a huge blow after authorities cracked the encryption of a messaging system used…

2 years ago

US Police Forces Hit By Huge Data Breach

Activist hackers release 24 years' worth of data from hundreds of police forces in move timed to coincide with protests…

2 years ago

Microsoft Bans Facial Recognition Sales To Police

Software giant follows IBM and Amazon with police facial recognition ban until there is national regulation of the technology

2 years ago

Amazon Joins Police Ban Of Facial Recognition Tech

E-commerce giant Amazon joins other tech firms with announcement it will pause police use of its facial recognition software

2 years ago

Uber Italia Hit By Labour Exploitation Probe

Milan court accuses Uber of using recruitment services that paid migrants as little as 3 euros per delivery to work…

2 years ago

Facial Recognition Firm Clearview AI Hacked

Privacy compromise. American company that has a database of more than three billion photographs of people has been hacked

2 years ago