News tagged with criminal justice

Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz dies at 26

A co-founder of Reddit and activist who fought to make online content free to the public has been found dead, authorities confirmed Saturday, prompting an outpouring of grief from prominent voices on the intersection of free ...

Jan 13, 2013
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Warning computer hackers shortens their intrusion

(Phys.org) —Cybercrime has grown to define the criminal landscape of the 21st century. Yet, cybersecurity research has focused on the crime – computer system attacks – and on counter measures to it, ...

Jan 17, 2014
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To combat identity theft, protect computer

Having a triple-threat combination of protective software on your computer greatly reduces your chances of identity theft, according to a study led by a Michigan State University criminologist.

Mar 19, 2012
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Hackers hit US Justice Department, again

The US Justice Department acknowledged an intrusion in its computer network as the notorious hacker collective Anonymous claimed to have obtained large amounts of data from it.

May 22, 2012
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Study suggests cash affects crime

Drug dealers are not known for their financial flexibility. Credit cards are rarely used; cash is king. So, if there was less cash in circulation throughout society, would crime rates decline?

Apr 14, 2014
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