Results for tag: crime

An automated policing program got a man shot twice.

The world is slowly catching up to dystopian sci-fi stories. A predictive policing program used by Chicago's police predicted a man would be involved in a shooting. The ramifications within the police and local community ended up getting him shot – twice!

Linked on the 1st of June, 2021 Details

Inside the Courthouse Break-Ins that Landed 2 White Hat Hackers in Jail.

I just got round to reading this account of the legal shambles a couple of white hat hackers were dropped into when their clients, the state of Iowa, decided to abandon and ignore them. It's a gripping read.

Linked on the 31st of August, 2020 Details

Pas op! Nep betaalautomaten

If you notice a leaflet folder stuck to the side of the cash machine next time you’re withdrawing money from your account, give it a closer look. High-tech thieves may be at work in the area.

Linked on the 19th of February, 2004 Details

La Libre: Un wattman enerve degaine son arme

Insecurity in public transport isn’t necessarily due to your fellow commuters. A Brussels tram driver pulled a loaded gun on a passenger yesterday.

Linked on the 14th of February, 2004 Details

True Twin Peaks.

This story is eerily similar to that of Twin Peak's Laura Palmer. (thanks John)

Linked on the 22nd of May, 2002 Details