Migrants arrested for tending plants in the flats, houses and attics where cannabis is grown in bulk are often victims of trafficking and "debt bondage" – yet
Sept. 15, 2020 • ~8 min
When employees display photos of their friends and family at work, they're less likely to engage in fraud or unethical behavior, researchers say.
Aug. 21, 2020 • ~5 min
Forensic breakthrough helps explain how innocent people's clothing fibres could end up at crime scenes
New research shows fibres can transfer between people without any contact.
Aug. 14, 2020 • ~5 min
"Voter fraud is very rare, and the risk of widespread fraud is probably very minimal, even with all-mail elections," a political scientist argues.
July 9, 2020 • ~9 min
AI for self-driving cars may need fixes to deal with ethical gaps. Namely, what happens if people triy to use an automated vehicle to do something bad?
July 7, 2020 • ~5 min
Criminologists observed homicide detectives and conducted focus groups with the friends and families of murder victims to identify sources of tension.
June 15, 2020 • ~5 min
Vulnerable websites are popping up as organizations move online during the coronavirus pandemic – and hackers have more time at home alone. The result is more websites falling victim to defacement.
May 26, 2020 • ~6 min
In the murky world of cyber espionage and cyber warfare, effective deterrence has long been considered out of reach. A government report argues it's time to change that.
May 12, 2020 • ~7 min
People tend to think other people are more vulnerable to phishing scams online. But that actually makes you less safe, researchers say.
May 6, 2020 • ~7 min
"A perpetrator could say, 'I have these images of you and will publish them unless you…' to get more images or even in exchange for money."
April 22, 2020 • ~6 min