May 14, 2016

Bangladesh police say Buddhist monk killed in monastery

A 75-year-old Buddhist monk has been killed in a monastery in southeastern Bangladesh, police said Saturday. The body of Maung Shue U. Chak was found Saturday morning by his daughter-in-law when she went to give him some food, local police official Abul Khayer said. ...

May 14, 2016

Philadelphia police van is disguised as Google Maps vehicle

Philadelphia police officers attached a large Google Maps logo to a surveillance van in an apparent attempt to disguise it as one of the company’s street-filming cars. Police spokesman Lt. John Stanford said Friday that no one was authorized by the department to place ...

Trial begins for officer charged in Freddie Gray case

May 12, 2016

Trial begins for officer charged in Freddie Gray case

The second trial in the Freddie Gray case gets underway Thursday, and it will be different than the one that ended last year with a hung jury. This trial is before a judge, and it has a better chance of ending with a verdict. ...

Bangladesh Bank heist used compromised SWIFT software

Apr 25, 2016

Bangladesh Bank heist used compromised SWIFT software

The attackers who stole $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank probably hacked into software from the SWIFT financial platform that is at the heart of the global financial system, said security researchers at British defense contractor BAE Systems. SWIFT, a cooperative owned by ...