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Forensic artist performs facial reconstruction on Crystal Head vodka bottle

What happens when a forensic artist gets their hands on a skull-shaped bottle of Crystal Head vodka?

By February 17, 2014

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iOS 8 also comes with bucket of security fixes

Long list of iOS 8 security fixes makes your iPhone and iPad safer to use, but Apple doesn't say how severe some of the problems were -- again.

By September 17, 2014

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Researchers find data leaks in Instagram, Grindr, OoVoo and more

Private messaging isn't so private, say University of New Haven researchers who found Android apps transmitting and storing unencrypted images, chats, screenshots and even passwords.

By September 8, 2014

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Forensic noise analysis helps to identify tampered photos

A new forensic method to identify tampered photos has been developed. It works by detecting inconsistencies in digital noise.

By February 20, 2013

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Portable, handheld DNA sequencer no bigger than a brick

Researchers at the University of Otago, New Zealand have invented a brick-sized, battery-powered DNA sequencer for field use.

By August 26, 2014

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Supervalu latest major company to fall victim to cyberattack

The company has notified customers of criminal "intrusion" of its network. Albertsons stores, among others previously owned by Supervalu, are also affected in a related breach.

By August 15, 2014

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Microsoft tip ends in arrest of alleged child porn hustler

Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft are all now using PhotoDNA, which lets them track images depicting child exploitation.

By August 6, 2014

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​Android's phone wiping fails to delete personal data

Prepping an older phone for resale or as a donation? A study shows you'll need more than the default data wipe tools to eliminate personal data and those embarrassing selfies.

By July 8, 2014

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Researchers discover how to tell the age of a fingerprint

Within a year, police forensics could be employing the new method of determining which fingerprints are relevant to a crime scene.

By June 4, 2014

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P.F. Chang's confirms theft of customer card data

Asian-themed restaurant says it will switch to old-style card imprint system after learning that customer data and debit card information was stolen.

By June 12, 2014