Consumer Ransomware Attacks On The RiseA new report finds more computers are being seized by hackers. The information is held hostage unless the owner pays up.
Police: Hostage-Taker Gave No Signs Of CompromiseAs a gunman held four firefighters hostage in his Georgia home, police tried to buy time and create a rapport by meeting his initial demands. But when his requests became unreasonable and negotiations seemed to go nowhere, police said, officers stormed the house and killed him after he fired on them.
5 Ga. Firefighters Taken Hostage; SWAT On SceneAuthorities in northwest Georgia say a barricaded man is holding five firefighters hostage.
FBI: Officers Stormed Bunker When 5-Year-Old Ala. Boy Held Hostage Was In Danger Officers stormed an underground bunker in Alabama where a 5-year-old boy had been held hostage for nearly a week, rescuing the child and leaving the boy's abductor dead, officials said Monday.
Man Holding 5-Year-Old Hostage In Underground Bunker Enters Fourth DayMore than three days after he allegedly shot a school bus driver dead, grabbed a kindergartner and slipped into an underground bunker, Jimmy Lee Dykes was showing no signs Friday of turning himself over to police.
Opinion: Romney Roots For Foreign Policy CrisisMissed in all the controversy over Romney's 47% don't pay taxes remark is Romney's callous and downright dangerous remarks that a crisis sparked by Iran would be good for his election prospects.
Police: Teen Texts Lie Of Hostage SituationAn Atlanta teen who texted ‘wolf’ about being held hostage by “several Asian males armed with multiple shotguns” faces a slew of charges for her exaggerated texts – messages that caused Atlanta SWAT to arrive to the scene of what was thought to be a hostage situation.