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Tor software developer jumps the U.S. to Germany following FBI investigation
Tor software developer jumps the U.S. to Germany following FBI investigation
The FBI has been trying to subpoena one of Tor's core software developers to testify in a federal hacking investigation, but the developer Isis ...... 19 May 2016 - 7 comments
FBI will help local authorities unlock iPhones
FBI will help local authorities unlock iPhones
According to a new report, FBI officials will help local law enforcement in unlocking iPhones and other electronic devices. The FBI recently ...... 03 Apr 2016 - 4 comments
The FBI ran the world's largest child pornography website for weeks, caught thousands
The FBI ran the world's largest child pornography website for weeks, caught thousands
Last year, the FBI ran the world's largest child pornography site, allowing users to download disgusting images and videos while they tracked ...... 24 Jan 2016 - 3 comments
FBI: Even government defenses could have surrendered to the Sony hackers
FBI: Even government defenses could have surrendered to the Sony hackers
The malware that penetrated the cyber defenses of Sony and allegedly captured terabytes of data was a difficult one to deal with, says FBI official ...... 12 Dec 2014 - 2 comments
The government's 'Operation Onymous' did much, much more than just take down Silk Road 2.0
The government's 'Operation Onymous' did much, much more than just take down Silk Road 2.0
Yesterday, we reported that the Deepnet's 'premier' drug marketplace, Silk Road 2.0, was taken down by a joint FBI, Europol, DHS task force ...... 07 Nov 2014 - 4 comments
FBI arrests alleged operator of deepnet marketplace Silk Road 2.0
FBI arrests alleged operator of deepnet marketplace Silk Road 2.0
The FBI has announced the arrest of Blake Benthall, a man who is accused of running the deepnet marketplace Silk Road 2.0. Benthall, who ...... 06 Nov 2014 - 1 comment
How did the FBI locate the Silk Road?
How did the FBI locate the Silk Road?
Alleged Silk Road creator and operator Ross Ulbricht is still facing trial for running the dark web site, and the FBI may have just rebuffed ...... 07 Sep 2014 - 3 comments
U.S. identifies Russian linked to Cryptolocker, Gameover ZeuS
U.S. identifies Russian linked to Cryptolocker, Gameover ZeuS
The U.S. has charged a Russian man in connection with the Gameover Zeus botnet, and Cryptolocker ransomware that has cost businesses and consumers ...... 02 Jun 2014 - 4 comments
LulzSec informant Sabu led cyber attacks against Pakistan, Syria, others
LulzSec informant Sabu led cyber attacks against Pakistan, Syria, others
Hector Xavier Monsegur, aka Sabu, reportedly led cyber attacks against Syria, Iran, Pakistan and possibly other nations. Sabu, best known ...... 25 Apr 2014 - 1 comment
FBI hunts elusive malware author, offers $50k for information
FBI hunts elusive malware author, offers $50k for information
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has identified a malware author as one of its most wanted, and is offering a reward up to $50,000 for information. ...... 11 Nov 2013
Feds shut Silk Road drug market, arrest operator
Feds shut Silk Road drug market, arrest operator
The FBI has arrested the alleged operator of the Silk Road marketplace and has taken the hidden service offline. The Silk Road was a marketplace ...... 03 Oct 2013 - 6 comments
Samsung close to device deal with FBI, US Navy
Samsung close to device deal with FBI, US Navy
According to sources, Samsung is close to signing deals with the FBI and U.S. Navy for its devices. The government has traditionally used ...... 19 Jul 2013
Judge: Google must comply with FBI warrantless requests for user details
Judge: Google must comply with FBI warrantless requests for user details
In news that has big repercussions for American citizens, a federal judge has ruled that Google must comply with the FBI's warrantless "National ...... 01 Jun 2013 - 18 comments
Google: The FBI wants some of your information without a warrant
Google: The FBI wants some of your information without a warrant
Google has revealed today how many National Security Letters it received during the year. The NSLs allow the FBI to demand account information ...... 06 Mar 2013 - 9 comments
Hackers leak 1 million Apple device IDs stolen from FBI notebook
Hackers leak 1 million Apple device IDs stolen from FBI notebook
The hacking group AntiSec has released 1,000,001 Apple Unique Device Identifiers (UDIDs) they say were taken from a hacked FBI notebook. ...... 04 Sep 2012 - 36 comments
Thousands will lose Internet on Monday; Make sure you don't
Thousands will lose Internet on Monday; Make sure you don't
FBI deadline may see thousands of Internet users unable to browse web. These users have been affected by malicious software (dubbed DNSChanger, ...... 05 Jul 2012 - 13 comments
New FBI unit can spy on your Skype convos
New FBI unit can spy on your Skype convos
Cnet is reporting today that the FBI is in the process of creating a new unit that will be able to spy on your conversations that take place ...... 25 May 2012 - 26 comments
FBI sets July 9 deadline to clean DNSChanger malware
FBI sets July 9 deadline to clean DNSChanger malware
FBI delays shut down of malicious DNS servers. The DNSChanger malware does what it says in its own title, it changes the DNS settings of ...... 09 Mar 2012 - 3 comments
Top LulzSec members arrested after leader, Sabu, flips
Top LulzSec members arrested after leader, Sabu, flips
Law enforcement agents across the U.S. and Europe have arrested all the top members of the "LulzSec" hacking group today, thanks to evidence ...... 07 Mar 2012 - 25 comments
FBI denies FOIA request for their use of Carrier IQ
FBI denies FOIA request for their use of Carrier IQ
Carrier IQ, the much maligned rootkit installed on over 140 million smartphones around the globe, is back in the news today, but this time with ...... 13 Dec 2011 - 1 comment
FBI arrests LulzSec and Anonymous members
FBI arrests LulzSec and Anonymous members
The Justice Department has confirmed that the FBI has arrested two alleged members of LulzSec and Anonymous. A third suspect, has had charges ...... 23 Sep 2011 - 31 comments
FBI investigating NBC News Twitter hack
FBI investigating NBC News Twitter hack
The FBI is looking into the hacking of NBC News' Twitter account on September 10. Hackers took control of the account on the eve of the 10th ...... 12 Sep 2011 - 2 comments
PayPal gives up the goods on 1000 Anonymous DDoS attackers
PayPal gives up the goods on 1000 Anonymous DDoS attackers
Last December, hacktivist group Anonymous carried out a DDoS attack on online transaction giant PayPal. The company says today that they ...... 29 Jul 2011 - 5 comments
FBI to arrest 15 alleged 'Anonymous' hackers
FBI to arrest 15 alleged 'Anonymous' hackers
The FBI will have arrested 15 alleged 'Anonymous' hackers by the end of today, in a nationwide raid. A few of the arrests took place in San ...... 19 Jul 2011 - 7 comments
FBI wants help cracking code in murder case
FBI wants help cracking code in murder case
Crytoanalysts have struggled for 12 years on "encrypted notes" found on murder victim. In June 1999, 41 year old Ricky McCormick's body was ...... 30 Mar 2011 - 25 comments
     

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