Crime

10.13.15
Tesla claims trespassing journalists attacked Gigafactory workers
10.13.15

Tesla claims trespassing journalists attacked Gigafactory workers

Two Reno journalists not only trespassed at Tesla's battery factory, but injured the employees who caught them.

By J. Fingas,   10.13.15
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09.10.15
Ex-NBA player gets community service after stealing $15,000 from Apple Store
09.10.15

Ex-NBA player gets community service after stealing $15,000 from Apple Store

"Chapman reportedly used a store's self-checkout system on seven different occasions but left without paying each time."

By A. Tarantola,   09.10.15
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08.19.15
Uber's background checks reportedly missed criminal records
08.19.15

Uber's background checks reportedly missed criminal records

Lawyers claim that Uber's background checks didn't catch at least some drivers with criminal records.

By J. Fingas,   08.19.15
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08.11.15
Feds charge nine hackers for $30M insider trading scheme
08.11.15

Feds charge nine hackers for $30M insider trading scheme

Martha Stewart's got nothing on these guys.

By A. Tarantola,   08.11.15
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07.22.15
Key Silk Road witness gets 2.5 years in jail
07.22.15

Key Silk Road witness gets 2.5 years in jail

Michael Duch, an IT consultant who became a drug kingpin on Silk Road has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail.

By D. Cooper,   07.22.15
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07.17.15
21-year-old charged with sextortion crimes
07.17.15

21-year-old charged with sextortion crimes

A 21-year-old has been charged with hacking teen girls' social media accounts and holding them hostage until they provided explicit images of themselves.

By D. Cooper,   07.17.15
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07.02.15
Silk Road investigator pleads guilty to stealing bitcoins
07.02.15

Silk Road investigator pleads guilty to stealing bitcoins

Carl Force just pleaded guilty to a swindle worthy of a hollywood thriller.

By D. Cooper,   07.02.15
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06.24.15
'Blackshades' webcam spying ring leader gets over four years in prison
06.24.15

'Blackshades' webcam spying ring leader gets over four years in prison

A year and a half following his arrest, the leader of the 'Blackshades' hacking ring is going behi...

By J. Fingas,   06.24.15
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05.29.15
Weaponizing code: America's quest to control the exploit market
05.29.15

Weaponizing code: America's quest to control the exploit market

When the US Bureau of Industry and Security published how it plans to implement the sections on ha...

By V. Blue,   05.29.15
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