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How This Man Changed His DNA

How This Man Changed His DNA

It was so much easier to commit crimes in the Seventies. Why do you think it was a heyday for serial killers like the Zodiac Killer, John Wayne Gacy, and David Berkowitz? Incidentally, forensic DNA testing first successfully solved a criminal case in 1986. Dr. Alec Jeffreys, a British geneticist, used genetic fingerprinting to solve …

10 Biggest Computer Hacks In History

10 Biggest Computer Hacks In History

Forget WMDs – the 21st century’s most powerful weapon is the computer. With skill and imagination, a lone ranger can bring down corporations, spy agencies, or even nations, just at the press of a button. With new and more daring cybercrimes committed every year – here are the ten greatest hacks in history. 10. J. …

The Internet: Cybersecurity & Crime

Hi, my name is Jenny Martin and I’m the director of cybersecurity investigations at Symantec. Today cybercrime causes huge problems for society personally, financially, and even in matters of national security. Just in the last few years, hundreds of millions of credit card numbers have been stolen, tens of millions of Social Security numbers and …

10 Mysteries Solved By Reddit

10 Mysteries Solved By Reddit

10. Subway Cipher Your mum probably told you not to take gifts from strangers when you were a kid. But apparently reddit user Delverofsecrets never got that particular message. The redditor made a post on July 11th 2012 claiming that a homeless-looking man had given him $50 with markings on it, as well as this …