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crimeWhat is Social Engineering?

Social engineering is when someone tricks people into making security mistakes or giving away sensitive information. Social engineering attacks are increasing. According to the FireEye email threat report, they discovered a 26% increase in malicious URLs using HTTPS and a …

crimeChina and USA Are World Inprisonment Leaders

The Prison Policy Institute has detailed statistics of those held in US Federal, State and local prisons. It seems to include the 14,000 to 18,000 detained immigrants. The total numbers in US prisons seems to be higher than in any …

artificial intelligenceQuantexa Uses Context-Aware Artificial Intelligence to Uncover Human Trafficking Networks

Quantexa has developed revolutionary Entity Resolution and Network Analytics technology that enable deeper insights into complex financial and real-world criminal problems like human trafficking. Quantexa is able to use their technology to model and achieve a true understanding of groups …

cities25% of world murders are in Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico and Columbia

With just 8% of the world’s population, Latin America accounts for roughly a third of global murders. It is also the only region where lethal violence has grown steadily since 2000, according to United Nations figures. Above – Mexican soldiers …

crimeMultiple fatalities from mass shooting at Madden NFL video game tournament

Multiple fatalities were reported in a mass shooting, Sunday afternoon at a Madden NFL video game tournament in a popular area of Jacksonville, Florida. One suspect was dead at the scene. Notice just prior to the #shooting at the #Madden19 …

citiesChicago having more total murders than cities of LA and NY combined leads for calls for Mayor to resign

There was an anti-violence demonstration in Chicago which also called for Mayor Rahm Emanuel to resign. Chicago has had more total murders in 2016, 2017 and 2018 than the combined populations of Los Angeles and Chicago. This is despite having …

bitcoinChina broke up US$1.5 billion cryptocurrency World Cup gambling ring

Chinese police have broken up an illegal World Cup gambling ring hosting more than 10 billion yuan (US$1.5 billion) worth of cryptocurrency bets. The gambling ring ran on the dark web and only accepted cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, ethereum, and …

china32 people arrested because of China Straddle bus scam

The Straddle bus project gained worldwide attention when it was shown at various trade fairs in 2016 and with coverage 2009 to 2016. The project was also covered at Nextbigfuture. Time listed the Straddle bus as one of the top …

crimeLooking at the crime industries today from the Godfather movie perspective

Crime does pay — and don’t ever let anyone tell you otherwise. According to a new report from Global Financial Integrity, transnational crime groups currently rake in an estimated $1.6 trillion to $2.2 trillion in annual revenue. Fear of the drug trade …

crimeIF solid metallic hydrogen is a really good room temperature superconductor

On October 5th 2016, Ranga Dias and Isaac F. Silvera of Lyman Laboratory of Physics, Harvard University released the first experimental evidence that solid metallic hydrogen has been synthesized in the laboratory. It took 495 GPa pressure to create. The …