District judge says evidence in 'StingRay' case can be suppressed

A United States District Judge in New York has ruled that the Drug Enforcement Agency’s use of a device that provided authorities with the location of a man’s cell phone— and thus his apartment— was an unreasonable search.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/13/district-judge-says-evidence-in-stingray-case-can-be-suppressed.html

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Law enforcement groups, San Bernardino victims file in support of government in Apple vs FBI row

Article Image Following friend of the court filings in support of Apple’s stance on encryption, law enforcement groups and the families of six San Bernardino victims issued countering arguments on Thursday backing the government.

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#BrusselsLockdown request for social media blackout prompts flood of cat pictures

A request from law enforcement not to tweet about the Brussels lockdown Sunday prompted an incredible response as Belgians used the hastag #BrusselsLockdown to tweet cat pictures.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/23/brusselslockdown-request-for-social-media-blackout-prompts-flood-cat-pictures.html

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Improved fingerprinting tech could catch elephant poachers

Law enforcement agencies have gotten pretty good at intercepting illegal shipments of ivory, using the confiscated tusks from poached African elephants to demonstrate they are cracking down on this illicit trade. But they have been less successful at finding the culprits behind the shipments – partly because it has been impossible to retrieve fingerprints from the ivory.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/06/improved-fingerprinting-technique-could-catch-elephant-poachers.html

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Apple loses big patent suit to University of Wisconsin

Apple lost phase one Tuesday of a lawsuit against it by a patent enforcement group that Business Insider once called one of the “most fearsome patent trolls” around—a loss that could cost up to $862 million in damages, Reuters reports.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/14/apple-loses-big-patent-suit-to-university-wisconsin.html

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China's fake Apple Stores alive and well, look to profit on iPhone 6s launch

Article Image Thanks to lax copyright enforcement policies, growing demand for all things Apple and a lack of official retail channels, China’s fake Apple Stores are experiencing a resurgence on the back of iPhone 6s preorders.

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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.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82368.html?rss=1

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Prosecutors press on with 'think of the children' campaign against encryption in iOS, Android

Law enforcement officials have continued to make their case?against the new, heftier encryption introduced last year by Apple and Google for their respective mobile operating systems, charging once again that the changes are standing in the way of capturing murderers, pedophiles, sex traffickers, and terrorists.

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Feds Deliver Darkode's Doomsday

United States law enforcement agencies and their counterparts in 19 countries on Wednesday announced they had dismantled the Darkode hackers’ forum. Charges, arrests and searches were launched against 70 Darkode members and associates around the world, and 12 people associated with the forum were indicted in the U.S. The agencies also served several search warrants in the U.S., and the FBI seized Darkode’s domain and servers. The operation was code-named “Shrouded Horizon.”

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US law enforcement officials to argue for encryption backdoors before Congress

Later on Wednesday, two key U.S. law enforcement officials will testify in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee to argue in support of backdoors in various consumer encryption platforms, a report said.

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Prison break manhunt taps tech to track fugitives

As the hunt for two escaped murderers in upstate New York continues, law enforcement officials are using an array of technologies to track down the elusive fugitives.

While light towers that illuminate tracts of forest, thermal imaging, and motion sensors are all being used in the search, police predict that old-fashioned tips and shoe leather will play the biggest role in finding Richard Matt and David Sweat.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/18/prison-break-manhunt-taps-tech-to-track-fugitives/

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Bomb dogs know best: New tech aims to make canine heroes safer

Bomb dogs regularly risk their lives to save our troops and law enforcement – and now next generation technology will help make these dog heroes safer.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/10/bomb-dogs-know-best-nex-tech-aims-to-make-canine-heroes-safer/

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‘Smart pistol’ push may shift to police market

Marketing of the so-called smart pistol may shift to U.S. police departments and law enforcement agencies after a controversial roll-out to commercial stores, according to a news report.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/08/11/smart-pistol-push-may-shift-to-police-market/

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Police say iOS 7 Activation Lock is significantly reducing thefts of Apple products

Law enforcement agencies in California and New York have reported a major drop in iPhone robberies over the first five months of 2014, a shift they attribute to Apple’s new Activation Lock feature released as part of iOS 7 last fall.

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Europe coordinates global crackdown on users, developers of 'BlackShades' malware; 97 arrests

European law enforcement agencies say they have helped coordinate raids in 16 countries that led to 97 arrests of people suspected of developing, distributing or using criminal software known as “BlackShades.” The malware allows users to gain control of targets’ computers and record personal information, including intercepting keystrokes and hijacking webcams to record their owners secretly.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/05/19/europe-coordinates-global-crackdown-on-users-developers-blackshades-malware-7/

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