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Why We Can’t Be Sure If Violent Crime Is On The Rise

The FBI’s Uniform Crime Report shows that murder rose nationally for the second straight year in 2016, and we can feel fairly confident in that assessment because murders rarely escape the attention of the authorities. But for many other types of crime, including theft and rape, the UCR provides only an incomplete picture — it […]

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This disgusting form of sexual assault is gaining popularity in certain online communities

There’s a new creepy and incredibly dangerous trend going on in certain online forums, in which men “train” other men to secretly remove their condom during sex. This disturbing practice, … Read more

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Viral video shows police officer taking money from wallet of hotdog vendor because … well, the law

This outrageous viral video shows a police officer grabbing the wallet of a hotdog vendor and removing every bit of cash in it. Because you know, the law. Civil forfeiture … Read more

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The perps behind the ‘biggest ransomware attack ever’ appear to be moving their loot

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You’ve infected hundreds of thousands of computers across the globe with your ransomware, and victims’ cryptocurrency payments are flowing into your Bitcoin wallets.

How long should you wait to try and access that cash?

Well, for the perpetrators behind WannaCry, the answer appears to be about two and a half months. We can say this because the three Bitcoin wallets that held the ransomed loot were all suddenly emptied late Wednesday. 

And while we don’t know for sure that the same people who unleashed the attack are still in control of the wallets, the profound absence of a statement from law enforcement suggests, at the very least, the accounts haven’t been seized.  Read more…

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This GIF has been labeled a deadly weapon

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A man who allegedly sent a tweet to a reporter that triggered a seizure was arrested and charged by the FBI last week and on Monday he was charged with more crimes by the Dallas district attorney.

John Rivello, 29, was arrested Friday by the FBI in connection with sending a strobing GIF in a tweet last December to Dallas-based journalist Kurt Eichenwald, who has epilepsy. He was charged with cyberstalking Friday after Eichenwald suffered a seizure and pursued legal action against the troll.

On Monday, the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office filed more charges against Rivello, including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to a DA spokeswoman. A hate crime enhancement was added because it appears that Rivello targeted Eichenwald because he is Jewish. Read more…

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