Crime

Techno-Savvy Bank Robbers Steal $45m From ATMs In Dramatic and Sophisticated Heist

Techno-Savvy Bank Robbers Steal $45m From ATMs In Dramatic and Sophisticated Heist

Adriana Lee

When you think of bank robbers, ski-masked men seizing a bank with guns blazing might be the predominant mental picture. Oh, but that’s soooo over. Thieves no longer have to threaten tellers or ransack vaults to get their loot. But they do need tech expertise, a group of henchmen and planning. Lots and lots of planning. At least that’s what it took when a team of men — both computer...

Ouch!: Thief Steals Laptop Containing 5 Years of Ph.D. Student's Research Data

Ouch!: Thief Steals Laptop Containing 5 Years of Ph.D. Student's Research Data

Adriana Lee

Who doesn’t know the horrifying, nerve-jangling experience of losing a mobile device? If it hasn’t yet happened to you, then count your lucky stars. First panic sets in, then shock, usually followed by the stomach-gnawing sensation of utter desperation. And that’s just your run-of-the-mill scenario. Imagine how this poor student feels. When the Rutgers Ph.D. candidate’s Lenovo Thinkpad...