Suspects affiliated with a ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) platform used in LockerGoga, MegaCortex, and Dharma ransomware attacks were detained in Ukraine and Switzerland.
U.S. and European law enforcement agencies seized RaidForums and detained its founder and two accomplices after a year-long operation. Hacking site had at least 10 billion stolen records for sale and has more than 500,000 registered users.
Privacy advocates went into overdrive, challenging the fairness and adequacy of the Facebook settlement after FTC announced that the social media giant is off the hook with a $5 billion penalty.
Predictive policing models have shown remarkable ability to help clamp down on illegal activity and reduce crime. But do these methods lead to systematic bias against certain minority communities or ethnic groups? IUPUI study based on real-world data shows there is no statistically significant evidence of racial bias.
A probe has discovered that surveillance footage from Amazon's Ring devices is being provided to law enforcement agencies without warrants or the consent (or knowledge) of device owners.
New report shows government agencies are regularly using cloud extraction tools as surveillance technology to analyze and extract private data from major cloud services.
Law enforcement agencies purchasing illicit breach data from SpyCloud, presumably for use in investigations, raising questions of due legal process by these agencies.
Mounting controversy over law enforcement agencies’ use of new facial recognition tool developed by Clearview AI, which allegedly scraped more than 3 billion photographs of people from Internet.
Law enforcement agencies around the world are embracing new predictive policing technology that will help them spot criminals before a crime ever takes place. However, communities often have little or no idea of why or how this technology is being used, and that raises some important privacy and human rights concerns.