Police Cuff Comelec Hack Suspect

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Philippine police have arrested one of three individuals suspected of hacking the website of the national election commission (Comelec) at the end of March and exposing the details of over 50 million voters. The country’s National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) announced…

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Police monitoring social media blogs during Sarawak polls

MIRI: The Sarawak Police will tighten security in the state during the 11th state election, including by keeping close watch over the social media, to prevent negative elements that are detrimental to public order. Sarawak CID chief SAC Dev Kumar M.M.Sree Shunmugam said this would also include close monitoring of…

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6 Men Arrested During Baltimore Unrest Allege Police Brutality

Six men who were arrested during the unrest in Baltimore last year have filed a police brutality lawsuit. The plaintiffs say the Baltimore Police Department violated their constitutional rights during the protests. The men also claim that police actions led to them suffering abrasions, contusions, nerve damage, swelling and other…

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Police websites Hacked Seaham man charged on suspicion

A man is due to appear before magistrates charged with hacking into a number of corporate websites, including a police force’s. This morning officers from the cyber crime unit based in North East Regional Special Operations Unit (NERSOU) charged 22-year-old Paul Dixon, from The Avenue, Deneside, Seaham, with offences under…

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Police step up use of technology to solve gun crimes

Viewers of TV crime shows are familiar with plots that involve police investigators solving gun crimes with high-tech ballistics tests. But while these tests are a popular with Hollywood script writers, the real life technology has not always been a favorite of police departments in the Puget Sound region. A…

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Cyber-crime to be fought by Police and University

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The 18 month project will be closely watched by The Home Office, who are keen to use the lessons learnt here to fight cyber-crime nationally. The West Yorkshire Police (WYP) and Leeds Beckett University are to team up to fight cyber-crime….

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