Category: POLICE

Australian Police Seize Illegal Gun Runner’s Bitcoin to Cash 2000% Profit
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Australian Police Seize Illegal Gun Runner’s Bitcoin to Cash 2000% Profit

Australian authorities have become unwitting benefactors of Bitcoin’s impressive bull run in recent years. The Australia Federal Police’s latest Annual Report highlights a bust which netted them a cool 2000% profit. In it, the Feds reveals seized bitcoin worth approximately A$ 7,300 ($ 4,995) in 2016  from a man using the cryptocurrency to purchase three…

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Police hijack a botnet and remotely kill 850,000 malware infections
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Police hijack a botnet and remotely kill 850,000 malware infections

In a rare feat, French police have hijacked and neutralized a massive cryptocurrency mining botnet controlling close to a million infected computers. The notorious Retadup malware infects computers and starts mining cryptocurrency by sapping power from a computer’s processor. Although the malware was used to generate money, the malware operators easily could have run other…

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Police Violently Repress Protests in Hong Kong, Leaving Pools of Blood Throughout the City
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Police Violently Repress Protests in Hong Kong, Leaving Pools of Blood Throughout the City

Hong Kong police escalated the use of violence against protesters this weekend, the tenth since protests against Communist Party influence in the city began, flooding closed-off areas with tear gas and, on one occasion, allegedly shooting a protester in the eye. The harrowing image of the young woman, yet to be identified, bleeding profusely from…

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POLICE: 16 Arrested in Phoenix ICE Protest — Cops Assaulted
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POLICE: 16 Arrested in Phoenix ICE Protest — Cops Assaulted

Police in Phoenix arrested 16 people during a protest against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The protesters are charged with unlawful assembly and obstructing a public thoroughfare. Two people also face charges of aggravated assault on a police officer. Protesters rallied in the street in front of the Phoenix ICE office about 8:30 p.m.…

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