It’s called a Stingray: A cellphone surveillance device so top secret, law enforcement agencies don’t even like to admit they have it. But KPIX 5 has confirmed Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose police are using Stingrays to track suspects.
This comes as San Jose is set to hold hearings about their new drone, which the police department purchased secretly earlier this year.
Security cameras can help people keep a watchful eye on their homes when they’re away, but a new website shows that very camera may be letting others sneak a peek inside.
A CHP chief spoke out Saturday about the investigation into a Dublin area officer accused of sending nude photos of a DUI suspect from her cellphone to his own phone while the woman was in custody.
Cyber-crime is big business in the digital age, so a Bay Area security firm has hired a sophisticated group of hackers to break into computer systems.
Many Snapchat users are nervously waiting for the other shoe to drop as hackers released hundreds of thousands of photos on Sunday that they thought were deleted, some of which are of nude minors.
Google is being swamped with requests from Europeans trying to erase unflattering links to their past from the world’s dominant Internet search engine.
A new app from BART is supposed to be a discreet way to report crime on the transit system. But privacy advocates and the American Civil Liberties Union are sounding the alarm.
In 2013, there were 16,993 reported instances of identity theft crimes that were committed against people 70 years and older.
With your social security number, criminals can open accounts in your name, potentially leaving you stuck with fraudulent charges.