London police unveil 'Talon' to thwart car-ramming terror attacks

Authorities in London deployed new technology Sunday meant to thwart vehicle terror attacks, after a number of incidents in Europe over the past year where vehicles were used as weapons.

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WannaCry Hero Arrested on Kronos Malware Charges


In a stunning twist, U.S. authorities have arrested a British cyber-researcher credited with stopping the spread of the WannaCry ransomware virus on charges he helped develop and deploy the Kronos banking trojan that attacked financial institutions around the world in 2014. A federal grand jury in Wisconsin last month handed down a six-count indictment against Marcus Hutchins, a citizen of the UK who operated under the name “Malwaretech,” according to U.S. Attorney Gregory Haansted, who oversees the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

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MIT researcher googled 'insider trading' before committing fraud

The authorities knew what Google searches researcher Fei Yan carried out and what articles he read prior to his insider trading.

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Girl missing 33 years tweets through sheriff's account

Florida authorities have let the imagined voice of an 8-year-old girl who went missing on Memorial Day Weekend in 1984 take over the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Department Twitter account.

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British Hospitals, FedEx Among Thousands Hit by Ransomware


Authorities are investigating a massive ransomware attack that reportedly hit more than 45,000 computers in 74 countries worldwide, including the UK’s NHS England national health service, international delivery service FedEx, and Spanish telecom firm Telefonica. Security experts have linked the exploit to an earlier leak by the Shadow Brokers, who allegedly accessed a trove of hacking tools from the NSA. Based on early information, a number of organizations reported that they were affected by a ransomware attack linked to the Wanna Decryptor.

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KickassTorrents Owner Faces 20-Plus Years in Stir


Polish authorities last week arrested the alleged owner of pirate website KickassTorrents, or KAT, 30-year-old Artem Vauln of Kharkiv, Ukraine. Vaulin faces charges in the United States of conspiracy to commit criminal copyright infringement, criminal copyright infringement and conspiracy to commit money laundering. The U.S. entertainment industry lost more than a billion dollars in profits due to KAT’s operations, according to a criminal complaint filed in a U.S. district court in Chicago.

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Sex offender nabbed playing 'Pokemon Go' with kid

Authorities arrested an Indiana sex offender after they say a probation officer spotted him playing “Pokemon Go” with a 16-year-old boy on the county courthouse lawn.

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Reddit users got unruly graffiti artist banned from all US national parks

Reddit users have helped authorities to identify a vandal who defaced trails and rock formations in several national parks. The culprit, Casey Nocket, was a graffiti artist who glorified her work on her social media accounts.

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Confusion Reigns Over Wright's 'I Am Satoshi' Claim


Five months after being outed — and subsequently investigated by police and tax authorities — Craig Steven Wright on Monday stepped forward to claim that he really is the cofounder of bitcoin who operated in secret for years under the name “Satoshi Nakamoto.” Wright penned a lengthy blog post and giving a series of extensive interviews, apparently in the hope of convincing the world that he is the legitimate founder of bitcoin, a controversial cryptocurrency that has caused head-scratching from Silicon Valley to Wall Street.

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Volkswagen Agrees to Fix or Buy Back Dirty Diesel Cars


Volkswagen has reached an agreement with federal and state authorities to repair or replace about 500,000 diesel cars in the U.S., according to court documents released Thursday. The cars were equipped with software designed to deceive emissions tests. Under the agreement, announced Thursday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, Volkswagen will pay back an undetermined amount of money to owners of the affected vehicles. Volkswagen confirmed that an agreement in principle had been reached.

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Officials Named in Panama Papers Cower Behind China's Great Firewall


Chinese authorities have issued censorship instructions to the media following the release of the Panama Papers, according to news reports published last week. The leaked documents reportedly listed several top Chinese officials who used Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca to set up offshore companies. The names include relatives of at least eight current or previous members of the Chinese Communist Party’s Politburo Standing Committee, such as President Xi Jinping’s brother-in-law Deng Jiagui.

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Dutch National Police working to train anti-drone eagles

Article Image As remotely-controlled drones become smaller and more sophisticated, authorities are working to counter the potential security and privacy implications in sometimes novel ways — including training eagles to take the aircraft down.

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Dutch police train eagles to hunt drones

As authorities scramble for effective and advanced ways to counter the increasing number of rogue drones buzzing around our skies, Dutch National Police have come up with something a little more unusual: the mighty eagle.


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Feds Break Up Hacker-Powered Insider Trading Ring


U.S. federal law enforcement authorities on Tuesday busted an insider trading ring that obtained market-timing information from overseas data thieves. In two indictments unsealed by the U.S. Department of Justice in Brooklyn, N.Y., and Newark, N.J., nine people were charged in federal court with carrying out an international scheme to hack into three business newswires, steal yet-to-be published press releases, and use them to make trades that generated approximately $30 million in illegal profits.

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Yandex Asks Russian Authorities to Drop the Hammer on Google


Yandex has asked Russia’s antitrust authorities to look into whether Google is breaking the country’s laws by not allowing preinstallation of third-party services on Android devices. Three smartphone vendors told Yandex last year that they couldn’t install its search engine as the default, the company claimed. Yandex is seeking to have the Android OS unbundled from Google Search and other end-user services. The EU began looking into this issue last year. “What goes around comes around,” said Rob Enderle, principal analyst at the Enderle Group.

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Thief returns Android tablet he couldn't work to charity store

Typically, authorities do not expect thieves to return the items they stole, but that is exactly what Christopher Hoosen, 33, did when he brought back an Android tablet that he swiped from a U.K. charity store. 

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