News tagged with drug trafficking

Criminals, spies swamp cyber world: experts

Finally the world has a hacker-proof communications device. The bad news? It's a brick in a glass case. The joke, told to a cyber conference Tuesday in New York, illustrates what top US experts describe as ...

Aug 04, 2010
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Cybercrime costs up to $500 bn: study

Cybercrime costs the global economy between $100 billion and $500 billion annually, according to a study released Monday which acknowledged more data is needed for precise estimates.

Jul 22, 2013
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Alleged Silk Road mastermind indicted in NY

A San Francisco man has been indicted on charges he was the mastermind behind a secret website that brokered more than $1 billion in transactions for illegal drugs and services.

Feb 04, 2014
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Spanish police leverage Twitter to fight crime

Spain's national police has built up an army of over half a million followers on Twitter, using them to help swoop on fugitives and get tip-offs on drug dealers in an open dialogue that has helped bring the ...

Jun 12, 2013
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ONR technology to aid in war on drugs

A multi-agency task force charged with eliminating illegal drug trafficking is installing a new software technology developed by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), the command announced July 21.

Jul 22, 2011
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