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Cyber Crime

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  • Schools, parents try to keep pace with cyber-bullying tactics

    Schools, parents try to keep pace with cyber-bullying tactics
    Katie Anger, a bright-eyed redhead from West Friendship, opened the door for cyber-bullying as a middle-schooler, when she installed the "Honesty Box" app on her Facebook page. Some teens used the now-defunct Facebook feature to criticize her...
  • Second suspect arrested in taped beating by courthouse

    Baltimore police have arrested a second suspect in the videotaped beating of a man outside the city's downtown courthouse and are looking for two other people in the attack watched by tens of thousands on the Internet. Shayone Davis, 20, is being held on...
  • Counterfeiting is theft

    Counterfeiting is theft
    April 26 is "World Intellectual Property Day," a day designated to increase public awareness about how intellectual property rights promote innovation and creativity. The federal government is working to prevent counterfeiting and piracy, but the...
  • Trees linked to less crime, research finds

    Trees linked to less crime, research finds
    Who doesn't love a tree? Apparently, criminals. Researchers have found that leafier places in Baltimore tend to have lower crime rates than those with few or no trees. A new study looking across Baltimore City and Baltimore County has found that with few...
  • Balancing cybersecurity and privacy

    Balancing cybersecurity and privacy
    From the assembly lines of Detroit to the steel mills of Pittsburgh to the oil fields of Houston, our country has been built by an entrepreneurial spirit and thirst for innovation. And despite our recent economic challenges, that spirit is alive and well....
  • Internet shock video helps Baltimore police find victim, possible suspect

    Internet shock video helps Baltimore police find victim, possible suspect
    At first, the video of a man being beaten and stripped in downtown Baltimore appeared to be just another tantalizing shock clip for the Internet. But in recent days, thanks to social media users as far away as California, it could prove instrumental in...
  • Bealefeld: Downtown beating not a hate crime

    Baltimore's top cop warned Tuesday against "race-baiting" amid rising tensions across the nation, citing the Trayvon Martin case and cautioning that a video generating outrage on the Internet of a tourist being beaten and stripped in downtown Baltimore...
  • Naval Academy preparing officers for cyberwarfare

    Naval Academy preparing officers for cyberwarfare
    Huddled over laptop computers, four midshipmen spent 20 minutes setting up a wireless network and tested it with what they assumed was a private chat. But Ensign Justin Monroe, a teaching assistant at the Naval Academy, used a small wireless receiver...
  • Baltimore Co. residents can now report some crimes online

    Victims of minor crime in Baltimore County can now file a report online, said police, who are planning to demonstrate the system Monday morning at a police precinct in Dundalk. The new system is intended to more quickly generate crime reports, which...
  • Bodog founder, operators federally indicted in Maryland

    Bodog founder, operators federally indicted in Maryland
    UPDATE: Our fully story for Wednesday's newspaper can be found here. A federal grand jury indictment was unsealed in Baltimore today charging the founder and operators of the popular online betting site Bodog.com with money laundering, prosecutors...
  • 'Cyber Challenge' encourages teen hackers to seek security jobs

    'Cyber Challenge' encourages teen hackers to seek security jobs
    Like skilled cat burglars, teams of college-age hackers slithered past defenses to probe the soft underbelly of a sophisticated computer system. Their mission: to steal secrets and leave an electronic calling card. As they tapped away on laptops and...
  • Six Harford Tech students compete in Maryland Cyber Challenge and Conference finals

    Six Harford Tech students compete in Maryland Cyber Challenge and Conference finals
    Even though they didn't win first or second place, six Harford Tech students made it all the way to the final round of the 2011 Maryland Cyber Challenge and Conference Oct. 22 at the Baltimore Convention Center, where they — and seven other teams...