Jan 13, 2017

Company that helps police crack phones falls victim to hackers

Cellebrite, a digital forensics firm known for helping law enforcement crack into locked smartphones, has itself fallen victim to hackers. Technology news website Motherboard said Thursday that it had obtained 900 gigabytes of data related to the Israel-based company. It said the trove of ...

Prankster arrested in case of the 'HOLLYWeeD' sign

Jan 10, 2017

Prankster arrested in case of the 'HOLLYWeeD' sign

Los Angeles police have made a “Hollyweed” bust. Zachary Cole Fernandez, 30, was arrested Monday, just over a week after a prankster used white tarps to make the Hollywood sign read “HOLLYWeeD,” the LAPD said in a statement. Fernandez turned himself in with his ...

Chinese middle class in uproar over alleged police brutality

Dec 29, 2016

Chinese middle class in uproar over alleged police brutality

The relatives of a Chinese man who died in a high-profile case involving alleged police brutality have decided not to sue, citing immense pressure, their lawyer said Thursday. The move comes despite thousands of middle-class Chinese signing online petitions to protest the dropping of ...