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January 31, 2012

Chicago gangs rely on social media to communicate

Training book: Gang members communicate on the Web about shooting at police officers - Full Story
January 23, 2012

SCOTUS unanimously rules warrant needed for GPS tracking

Associate Justice Antonin Scalia said that the government's installation of a GPS device, and its use to monitor the vehicle's movements, constitutes a search - Full Story
January 20, 2012

Hacker group 'Anonymous' hits FBI

Anonymous explained via Twitter that the attack was in retaliation for the FBI's crackdown on Megaupload.com, alleged to be a source of online piracy - Full Story
January 20, 2012

Network outage crimps work of Va. state police

The outage temporarily crippled the Virginia Criminal Information Network, which alerts police if a person pulled over is wanted - Full Story
January 10, 2012

Hackers apparently target Stratfor again

Web-based collaboration AntiSec said it revealed 75,000 names and e-mail addresses, credit cards and passwords for Stratfor customers - Full Story
January 07, 2012

High-tech cars increasingly vulnerable to cyber-attacks

Although instances of car hacking have been extremely rare, the threat has gotten the attention of automakers - Full Story
January 06, 2012

NYC's new 911 call center adopts Sept. 11 changes

New technology at the center will give more information to call takers - Full Story
December 26, 2011

'Anonymous' hackers target US security think tank

The group claimed Sunday to have stolen credit card numbers belonging to clients of Stratfor - Full Story
December 13, 2011

Emergency alert leads to confusion in NJ

Verizon sent an alert to customers warning of a "civil emergency" - Full Story
December 08, 2011

Anonymous takes credit for LAPD info leak

Members of the group say they posted officers' home addreses and names of their children - Full Story

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