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Two Israeli teens arrested for running major DDoS service

Last week, the FBI arrested a pair of Israeli teenagers who allegedly ran an online booter service called vDOS, as reported by Brian Krebs. vDOS was an online service that helped carry out distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against websites. The business allowed buyers to choose from various subscription options that specified how many seconds the attacks would run for. ...

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Brooklyn District Attorney Drops Charges Against All 5 Teens Accused in Brownsville Gang Rape

On Wednesday, the New York Times reports, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson said that prosecutors would dismiss first-degree rape charges against the five teenagers who were accused of attacking an 18-year-old woman in Brooklyn early this year. The young woman initially told police that she and her father had been walking through Osborn Playground, in Brownsville, Brooklyn, on January 7, ...

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This Absurd FBI Site That Teaches Teens to Spot Violent Extremists

I’m not saying the FBI’s heart isn’t in the right place. Making sure children know the difference between healthy political discourse and attempts to sway them into extremism is a laudable goal. But the agency’s execution in a new website is just embarrassing. The FBI just announced the launch of its “Don’t Be a Puppet” program. The too-interactive website is ...

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U.K. teens headed for Syria to join IS held in Turkey

Amy R. ConnollyISTANBUL, Turkey, March 15 (UPI) — Two British teens and a 19-year-old man headed for Syria to join the Islamic State were detained in Turkey. They will be deported back to the United Kingdom. Top News – UPI.com

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