| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:53 PM
A former USC professor who was indicted in sex crimes against children overseas was expected to arrive in Los Angeles as early as Wednesday night after he was captured in a coastal town in Mexico, federal authorities told The Times.
Walter Lee Williams,...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:59 PM
A former USC professor who was indicted in sex crimes against children overseas arrived late Wednesday in Los Angeles after he was arrested in Mexico, the FBI said.
Walter Lee Williams, 64, who was added this week to the FBI's Ten Most Wanted...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:07 AM
An initial appearance in federal court in Los Angeles is expected Thursday for Walter Lee Williams, a former USC professor charged with sex crimes against children. Williams, 64, was hiding in plain sight in Mexico, where he was arrested this week, Bill...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 12:04 PM
When they were listed on the Google Play store, Superclean and DroidCleaner appeared to be useful apps to free up wasted memory on mobile devices. But actually they were dangerous apps that could send an Android user’s text messages, contacts and...
| May 28, 2013
| 8:51 PM
NEW YORK — In what was described as the biggest-ever international money-laundering scheme, a federal grand jury has indicted a company on criminal charges that it used "virtual" currency to launder more than $6 billion in ill-gotten gains....
| May 30, 2013
| 8:40 AM
A San Francisco-based online ticketing service that handles sales for hundreds of theaters, concert halls and sports venues nationwide says its records were hacked this spring and that customers should watch their billing statements to make sure intruders...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Some companies are considering adopting the standards of the Wild West to fight back against online bandits.
With news of cyber attack or a data breach in the news nearly every day, a number of companies are searching for a way to stop the barrage....
| May 7, 2013
| 9:35 AM
BEIJING -- China on Tuesday dismissed as groundless the Pentagon's latest and most direct accusation yet that Beijing is engaging in cyber-spying on the U.S. government and businesses to acquire information to strengthen its military capabilities and...
| May 8, 2013
| 9:33 AM
BEIRUT -- Syria was plunged into Internet darkness for more than 19 hours, the second electronic blackout in six months for the strife-ridden nation.
The shutdown, first reported about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, fed opposition suspicions of a deliberate...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:37 AM
The Philippines plans to seek counsel from the United States military in its two-week standoff over Chinese ships operating in the Scarborough Shoal, a new step in the simmering dispute....
| Aug 30, 2012
| 8:13 AM
Police arrest Tom Crone once senior Murdoch media executive; Crone is latest in over 70 media arrests for hacking related offences...