into the cloud

Venturing Into The Cloud

Considering its importance, most people have little knowledge of the concept and the impact it has on personal data storage and the challenges it creates in investigating cybercrime. So what is cloud computing? It is no more than a metaphor. The concept of storing data via the internet on another computer or computers located somewhere more »

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Malicious Employees

Malicious Employees and Data Security

Research has indicated that the majority of information leaks or information losses a company suffers are caused by employees that have no idea they are doing anything wrong, or in the process of trying to get their job done, intentionally flout data security policies. Then there are the instances where an employee intentionally distributes or more »

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Reporting of Crime to the Police

The requirement is enshrined in the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act, 2004 Chapter 7, Section 34 of which states, inter alia, that any person who holds a position of authority and who knows or ought to have reasonably known or suspected that another person has committed the offence against Chapter 2 of the more »

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Crimes rates drop in NewYork

Crime Rates Drop in New York City: Who is Really Responsible

In Trump’s speech on August 16, he spoke to America’s inner cities and black neighborhoods. He credited former mayor Rudolph Giuliani with the drop in crime and homicides. Trump exaggerated the numbers by cherry-picking the period covered. Nor did Trump’s campaign team present any evidence whereby Giuliani’s particular policies influenced the rates. Maybe it is more »

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Rebuilding Bad Credit Isn't Always Legal

Rebuilding Bad Credit Isn’t Always Legal

Building a good FICO credit score isn’t tough; all you need to do is settle your bills on time. But if you own a poor credit score, developing and raising your score to a plane where you can get competitive loan prices can take time; maybe years of handling your bills on time to boost more »

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A police officer speaks to Ikram Warsame, center, whose brother died Saturday near Seattle Central College, at a protest in Seattle.

Muslims Murdered in Apparent Hate Crime in New York

Monday afternoon, New York police arrested Oscar Morel, 35, for murder in connection with the daytime shooting deaths of an imam and his companion as they strolled from a New York City mosque. Morel was charged with two counts of murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon. Law enforcement wasn’t sure if more »

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Crime pays for US prison companies

Crime pays for US prison companies

WASHINGTON–Financiers, real-estate agents and car salesmen might be suffering from America’s economic malaise, but bulging jails have triggered a profit boom for corrections companies. The United States leads the world in the number of people it incarcerates and government figures show the country’s prison population grew by three percent to a record 2.3 million inmates more »

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Criminals Aren't the Smartest to Begin With; These Examples Prove It

Criminals Aren’t the Smartest to Begin With; These Examples Prove It

Criminals seem to forever find new and strange ways to break the law. Some are laughable and others cringe-worthy. Some of the weirdest things were chronicled in the New York Daily News Swiss Cheese Guy Christopher Pagano dubbed the “Swiss Cheese Pervert” approached several females asking for some “holey” sexual healing before the cops stopped more »

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Ruben Pizzaro, Number One Enemy, Captured in New York

Ruben Pizzaro, Number One Enemy, Captured in New York

Bronx’s “Number One Enemy” has been captured. Ruben (Chullo) Pizzano, 23, was caught after a tipster led law enforcement to Pizzaro. Pizzaro was wanted in the shooting death of David Rivera, 24, in November. The murder was caught on camera. INSERT VIDEO HERE: https://youtu.be/wRfzCIXVtKE Pizzaro and Rivera fought outside a Crotona Avenue day care center. more »

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It is Not a Victimless Crime When Cops are Corrupt

A relative of Jeremy Reichberg tried to remove cell phones from his home on the day of his capture according to Manhattan federal prosecutors. Jeremy Reichberg pleaded not guilty to charges that he bribed NYPD Deputy Chief Michael Harrington and Deputy Inspector James Grant with bling, hookers, and cash. Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara accused more »

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