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BAD RABBIT: A New Epidemic of Ransonware

BAD RABBIT: A New Epidemic of Ransonware

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In 2017, two of the largest epidemics of cryptographers have already been recorded - we are talking about the notoriously sensational WannaCry and ExPetr (also Petya and NotPetya at the same time) - and now it looks like the third one is starting. This time the cryptographer is called Bad Rabbit - at least this name is written on the page in the darknet, on which its creators send for clarifying the details. So far, several Russian media have been affected by this encryptor, including Interfax and Fontanka . Also about the hacker attack - possibly connected with the same Bad Rabbit, - the airport of Odessa informs. For the decryption of files, attackers require 0.05 bitokoya, which is at the current rate approximately equivalent to 283 dollars or 15 700 rubles. The details of
Judge OKs restraining order to protect evidence in Las Vegas shooting

Judge OKs restraining order to protect evidence in Las Vegas shooting

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A Clark County judge granted a temporary restraining order Thursday to prevent MGM Resorts International from destroying any evidence related to the massacre at the Route 91 Harvest music festival. Lawyers for a California woman who was shot and critically wounded during the Oct. 1 concert filed a lawsuit last week, asking for a judge to stop MGM from destroying video surveillance or any information the casino operator may have related to gunman Stephen Paddock, who authorities have said frequented gambling establishments and fired on the festival crowd from a suite at Mandalay Bay. The order was sought by attorneys who represent Rachel Sheppard, a California woman who survived the attack, despite being shot in the chest three times. “The shooter was in that hotel for six days,” says
Mom left 4 young kids home alone and went to Europe on vacation, 

Mom left 4 young kids home alone and went to Europe on vacation, 

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Johnston police were called to 30-year-old Erin Lee Macke’s home on September 21 on a child welfare check. When they arrived they found four children including two 12-year-olds, a 7-year-old and a 6-year-old. Police say that Macke had left the country the day before and was en route to Germany. She wasn’t planning to return home until October 1. http://fox8.com/2017/09/28/iowa-mom-left-4-young-kids-home-alone-and-went-to-europe-on-vacation-police-say/
Cobb County Officer Fired After Video Release

Cobb County Officer Fired After Video Release

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Greg Abbott, 20 year veteran of the Cobb County Police Department of the West Georgia region, was officially fired late Thursday afternoon due to a comment that he made during a routine traffic stop. Abbott asked a passenger of the vehicle to why they refused to lower their hands during the stop and was answered with, "...I've seen too many videos of people of people killing people." He answered, with, "but you're not black. Remember, we only kill black people. Yeah. We only kill black people, right?" More details will be posted when they are available.
Explosive device Thrown at a Raymore, MO Police Car

Explosive device Thrown at a Raymore, MO Police Car

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The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is searching for a suspect after someone threw an improvised explosive device at a Raymore police officer. The ATF said around 12:30 p.m., someone driving eastbound on Missouri Highway 58 near Campbell Boulevard threw what authorities believe to be a small improvised explosive device (IED) at a Raymore Patrol Unit traveling in the opposite direction. That device detonated on the pavement of the highway. The officer was not injured, and the patrol unit was not damaged. The ATF and Raymore Police are asking anyone who was in the area of 58 Highway and Campbell around 12:30 today, and who may have seen this incident, to call them at 1-888-ATF-BOMB. A reward of $5,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrested ...
Watch – Police use Taser to bring down man ‘carrying crossbow and knife’ in Manchester City Centre

Watch – Police use Taser to bring down man ‘carrying crossbow and knife’ in Manchester City Centre

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Police have made an arrest after an armed man was seen walking around Manchester city centre with a crossbow and a knife. Officers swooped on Tib Street near Ancoats at around 2.30pm today. A man was detained and arrested and it is understood police used a Taser as they attempted to detain the man. Posts on social media appear to show a man being arrested on Great Ancoats Street. A GMP spokesman said: "We were called at 2.30pm to reports of a man walking around with a crossbow and a knife on Tib Street in Manchester city centre. "A man was detained and has been arrested."   Source: Manchester Evening News
Cardiff University – Detecting riots with Twitter

Cardiff University – Detecting riots with Twitter

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Social media can be an invaluable source of information for police when managing major disruptive events, new research from Cardiff University has shown. An analysis of data taken from the London riots in 2011 showed that computer systems could automatically scan through Twitter and detect serious incidents, such as shops being broken in to and cars being set alight, before they were reported to the Metropolitan Police Service. The computer system could also discern information about where the riots were rumoured to take place and where groups of youths were gathering. The new research, published in the peer-review journal ACM Transactions on Internet Technology, showed that on average the computer systems could pick up on disruptive events several minutes before officials and over an
MORE THAN 1,000 SUSPECTED CHILD SEX PREDATORS ARRESTED DURING OPERATION BROKEN HEART

MORE THAN 1,000 SUSPECTED CHILD SEX PREDATORS ARRESTED DURING OPERATION BROKEN HEART

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Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Forces arrested 1,012 suspected child predators from more than 40 states during a two-month nationwide operation following the investigation of more than 69,000 cases, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) announced today. The arrests marked the end of Operation Broken Heart, a coordinated investigative operation to intensify efforts to identify and arrest suspected child sexual predators during April and May 2017. The 61 ICAC Task Forces, funded through OJJDP grants, comprise more than 4,500 federal, state and local, and tribal law enforcement agencies that participated in the operation. “As technology and social media evolve, predators are quick to figure out how they can use these new tools to reach—and
Theresa May has found the perfect way to hide the truth from Grenfell residents.

Theresa May has found the perfect way to hide the truth from Grenfell residents.

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A lawyer has pointed out that Theresa May’s demand for a public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire is suspicious. She’s also claiming that residents should be demanding an inquest, not a public inquiry, if they truly want justice. People want answers May visited the Grenfell Tower site in West London on Thursday 15 June to meet with firefighters. While not meeting with residents themselves, she made the following statement: Right now people want answers, and it’s absolutely right, and that’s why I am today ordering a full public inquiry into this disaster. We need to know what happened; we need to have an explanation of this, we owe that to the families. To the people who have lost loved ones, friends, and the homes in which they lived. These demands for a public inquiry have been it