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Feds Caught the Silk Road Mastermind With… A Google Search

"Dread Pirate Roberts," the mastermind behind the online drug market Silk Road, seemed like a smart dude. He amassed a multimillion dollar fortune in drug money in just a few years! And he did it using the deep web and cryptocurrency usually associated with sophisticated cybercrime. But if 30-year-old self-styled "Robert Pattinson lookalike" Ross Ulbricht [...]

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Barrett Brown Will Spend 5 Years In Jail for Hacking-Related Offenses

A federal judge just sentenced journalist Barrett Brown to 63 months in prison and ordered him to pay nearly $890,000 in restitution for charges related to the 2011 hack of Stratfor Global Intelligence. Brown’s supporters maintain that the young writer and activist was "merely linking to hacked material." Either way, he’ll spend about five years [...]

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Air Jordan Bandit Caught Through Instagram

Oklahoma City police arrested a man Thursday for robbery. 18 year old Steven Wallace set up a meeting with another man through Instagram to sell a pair of Air Jordan shoes for $200. Prior to the transaction being made, Wallace got into an altercation with the victim, ending withWallace taking off on-foot with the shoes. [...]

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Women fight off off-duty police officer after alleged fender bender

Filed under: Government/Legal, Videos A serious confrontation between an off-duty San Jose Police Officer and another motorist, that was caught on video, is raising come questions about the excessive use of force by police. Continue reading Women fight off off-duty police officer after alleged fender bender Women fight off off-duty police officer after alleged fender [...]

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Colorado students offered scholarships for admitting to drunk driving

Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety A defense attorney in Colorado Springs, CO is taking a different step in the fight against drunk driving, offering a $1,000 scholarship to teens willing to write about their experiences driving under the influence. Continue reading Colorado students offered scholarships for admitting to drunk driving Colorado students offered scholarships for admitting [...]

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