Global News: Researchers examine the use of Twitter in the Christopher Garnier trial

Global News: Researchers examine the use of Twitter in the Christopher Garnier trial. “Were you one of the thousands of people who followed every moment of Christopher Garnier’s second-degree murder trial on Twitter? If so, researchers are looking for your feedback.”

NewsBTC: CoinHoarder Steals Over $50 Million in Cryptocurrencies Using Google Ads

NewsBTC: CoinHoarder Steals Over $50 Million in Cryptocurrencies Using Google Ads. “According to a report published Wednesday, February 14th by Cisco’s Talos Intelligence Group, a team of Ukrainian hackers dubbed CoinHoarder has stolen more than $50 million in cryptocurrency from users who were under the impression they were accessing Blockchain.info, one of the most popular providers of virtual currency wallets.”

CNET: Gunman shot dead by police after targeting YouTube stars

CNET: Gunman shot dead by police after targeting YouTube stars. “The Albuquerque Journal reports that local man Christopher Giles travelled to Austin, Texas, on 26 January and broke into the home of gamer and cosplayer Megan Turney and Gavin Free of YouTube channel Slo-Mo Guys. Hearing glass breaking, the couple hid and called 911. Austin Police officers confronted Giles as he drove away, hearing a gunshot from the car and returning fire.”

The Independent: US military adds more than 4,000 names to gun background check database after Texas mass shooting

The Independent: US military adds more than 4,000 names to gun background check database after Texas mass shooting. “The US military has added more than 4,000 names to a federal background check database in the three months since a mass shooting revealed the organisation had consistently failed to report troubling convictions to the FBI.”

CBR: Internet gang indicted over $530m cybercrime campaign

CBR: Internet gang indicted over $530m cybercrime campaign. “A gang of 36 members have been accused of being part of a $530 million cybercrime operation and indicted by the US; members have been located in countries including the UK. Spread far and wide, other members have been tracked down across seven countries including the U.S. and the UK, with France, Italy, Kosovo, Serbia and even Australia also on the list.”

Phys .org: AI computer vision breakthrough IDs poachers in less than half a second

Phys .org: AI computer vision breakthrough IDs poachers in less than half a second. “Thousands of animals including elephants, tigers, rhinos, and gorillas are poached each year. Researchers at the USC Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society have long been applying AI to protect wildlife. Initially, computer scientists were using AI and game theory to anticipate the poachers’ haunts, and now they have applied artificial intelligence and deep learning to spot poachers in near real-time.”

Business Insider: Cryptocurrency scams on Twitter are so common, this guy built a tool to help detect fraudsters

Business Insider: Cryptocurrency scams on Twitter are so common, this guy built a tool to help detect fraudsters. “As members of the cryptocurrency community look to curb fraud and exploitation in the emerging community, Harry Denley has come up with a rather old-school solution: JavaScript.”