Fortitude’s second season premieres tomorrow on Amazon Prime. If this news doesn’t excite you, that just means you haven’t yet watched the UK-made show’s first season (also on Amazon Prime). Let io9 give you this public service announcement: Go watch it. At least if you think you’d enjoy a totally gripping, incredibly…
Gyung Bae Kwak, an editor at South Korean gaming site Daily Game, is in the hospital after being slashed with a knife after chasing down an alleged attacker. The incident has made the country’s national news.
There are stories about vigilante Uber drivers that are funny, and there are stories that are scary. The latest news from Charleston, South Carolina is a little bit of both—but with an extra dose of the psychotic.
According to a Facebook post from the University of Louisiana at Monroe Museum of Natural History, administrators have demanded that 6.5 million plant and fish specimens must find a new home on campus within 48 hours or they will be have to be donated or destroyed. Apparently, space is needed for the track team.
Last December, Edgar Maddison Welch—a 28-year-old who claims he had only recently installed an internet connection in his North Carolina home—crossed state lines with several firearms. After arriving at a Washington DC pizzeria to “self-investigate” a conspiracy theory that the restaurant was involved in a child sex…
“What they teach you in juvenile halls or in youth offender facilities is not about education,” researcher Dana Ruggiero told me during a recent phone interview. “It’s not about making better choices. It’s literally just a rhetoric, and then they put you back into the same system you came out of.” She started Project…
On Wednesday, the Department of Justice announced charges against two members of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) and two hackers-for-hire for allegedly breaching Yahoo’s servers. Mary McCord, the acting Assistant Attorney General for National Security, said that prosecutors believe the FSB agents carried…
Meet Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev. He enjoys automobiles, boat adventures, money, and aggravated identity theft. He’s also wanted by the FBI with a bounty on his head of $3 million, the highest ever for a cybercriminal. Seriously, this dude is straight out of an Ian Fleming novel.
It has all the makings of a great viral news story. A young lawyer defending an arsonist in Miami runs out of the courtroom during his closing arguments because his pants are on fire. How ironic. Maybe a little too ironic.
This week, the FBI teamed up with Europol to launch a public prevention campaign designed to “raise awareness of the risk of young adults getting involved in cybercrime.” In service of that mission, the law enforcement agencies representing some of the world’s most powerful nations somehow came up with this:
Last week, a suspected thief’s getaway vehicle turned into his jail cell when BMW employees managed to track and remotely lock a stolen car in Seattle, according to police.
Three days after burglars stole a family of pygmy marmosets from Symbio Wildlife Park near Sydney, Australia, the eldest marmoset, a 10-year-old male named Gomez, remained missing, Buzzfeed reports.
The FBI believes that a group of hackers made millions off a scam to defraud the publisher Electronic Arts, and today the government is going to court to try to take them down.
An aspiring internet weatherman in eastern Kentucky was recently arrested on second-degree arson charges after authorities say he intentionally started a wildfire, the Associated Press reports. According to police, 21-year-old Johnny Mullins admitted to setting the fire to bring wider attention to his videos on…
The Tulsa Police Department says local idiot John Pinney stole a police car Monday night then streamed the case on Facebook Live using the officer’s iPad.
“Can injustice survive transparency?” is the tagline of a new app called Vigilante, that purports to empower its users to stop crimes in progress, turning each of us into Daredevil or Luke Cage. In practice, though, Vigilante could end up being the best way to waste your time, annoy the NYPD, or just maybe get…
Ryan Collins, the Pennsylvania man who pleaded guilty to a felony hacking charge earlier this year in connection with the 2014 celebrity nude photo leak known as “The Fappening,” has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison, authorities announced on Thursday.
An Oklahoma man who was wanted for murder posted two videos on Facebook Live while on the run from police, according to authorities.
In Bing Maps, a street view at the corner of Pennington Avenue and Hazel Street in Baltimore’s Curtis Bay neighborhood shows a single police car, two officers, and what appears to be a man in the middle of the street bleeding from the skull.