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Covid-19: Police warning over vaccine scam messages

Fraudsters are trying to steal bank details with fake texts offering a Covid vaccine.

Hacked home cams used to livestream police raids in swatting attacks

Hackers have livestreamed police raids on innocent households after hijacking their victims' smart home devices and making a hoax call to the authorities, the FBI has warned.

European Police Malware Could Harvest GPS, Messages, Passwords, More

A document obtained by Motherboard provides more detail on the malware law enforcement deployed against Encrochat devices.

Doorbell Cameras Like Ring Give Early Warning of Police Searches

THE RISE OF the internet-connected home security camera has generally been a boon to police, as owners of these devices can (and frequently do) share footage with cops at the touch of a button. But according to a leaked FBI bulletin, law enforcement has discovered an ironic downside to ubiquitous privatized surveillance: The cameras are alerting residents when police show up to conduct searches.

Police Are Buying Access to Hacked Website Data

Hackers break into websites, steal information, and then publish that data all the time, with other hackers or scammers then using it for their own ends. But breached data now has another customer: law enforcement. Some companies are selling government agencies access to data stolen from websites in the hope that it can generate investigative leads, with the data including passwords, email addresses, IP addresses, and more.

European Police Dismantled EncroChat Encrypted Chat Network

In a joint Operation, recently, the Dutch and French law enforcement, along with the judicial authorities, affirmed that they have found EncroChat has encrypted chat networks in their joint investigation. Hundred of cybercriminals got arrested, as they have used these encrypted criminal networks, and the police have also investigated this case and announced that it is a global network of an encrypted chatting app that was utilized by various criminals.

Ring Doorbell's Police Partnerships Questioned Over Racial Bias

Amazon has placed a moratorium on police use of its facial recognition platform – but a congressman asked if that extends to its Ring smart doorbell in a new inquiry.

AWS Facial Recognition Platform Misidentified Over 100 Politicians As Criminals

Facial recognition technology is still misidentifying people at an alarming rate – even as it’s being used by police departments to make arrests. In fact, Paul Bischoff, consumer privacy expert with Comparitech, found that Amazon’s face recognition platform incorrectly misidentified more than 100 photos of US and UK lawmakers as criminals.

‘BlueLeaks’: Group Releases 270GB of Sensitive Police Documents

A collective that hosts leaked data in the public interests published BlueLeaks, a collection of hundreds of thousands of internal documents from police departments across the country.

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