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Palm Springs: FBI Issues Criminal Search Warrant to Palm Springs City Hall

On Tuesday the Federal Bureau of Investigation severed Palm Springs City Hall with a criminal search warrant. Agents showed up around 9 a.m. to issue the warrant and are currently being assisted by the Riverside County district attorney’s office. Show More Summary

Clinton Server Was Wiped Before Federal Bureau of Investigation Handover

‘The way you decide if something is classified, when you’re the secretary of state, isn’t looking for a stamp. “There’s a responsibility to safeguard classified information“, Michael Hayden, former director of the National Security Agency and CIA, said in a phone interview. Government screeners have flagged 305 of those documents for further review by U.S.

Ricin: How Often Do People Use the 'Breaking Bad' Poison?

5 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

A man stands trial in Manhattan on charges of trying acquiring ricin from a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent. He's not the only one.

Is the Ashley Madison Hacker Tweeting?

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are investigating the hack of the Ashley Madison website. Security blogger Brian Krebs thinks he has a clue.

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"The Federal Bureau of Investigation says San Francisco's Bay Area has suffered more than a dozen attacks on its fiber optic infrastructure over the past year. The attacks slow Internet service and disrupt financial transactions and emergency phone calls." - From "Attacks on Fiber Networks Baffle FBI," The Wall Street Journal, August 13, 2015.

Judge Pushes FBI to Look for Any Deleted Clinton Emails

A federal judge said he would push the Federal Bureau of Investigation to see if it can recover any deleted government records that may exist on Hillary Clinton’s private server.

Now the FBI is investigating hack of cheating site Ashley Madison

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating last month’s data breach of cheating spouses website AshleyMadison.com, the website’s owner said on Tuesday as it lashed out at the hackers for hurting what it said were “innocent” citizens. It was the first time Avid Line Media confirmed the FBI had joined the […]

CFPB Probes Education Department Loan Contractors Over Potentially Faulty Practices

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

The federal consumer bureau on Monday launched an industry-wide investigation to determine why borrowers with federal student loans are being kicked out of generous programs that keep their payments affordable. Virtually all borrowers...Show More Summary

FBI Cyber Cop Joins Security-Software Firm

Leo Taddeo, a top cyber cop at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, is leaving after more than two decades in government to become the chief security officer at security-software company Cryptzone.

US Supreme Court Urged to Review Case of Michigan Imam Killed by FBI - NGO

A Council on American-Islamic Relations attorney says the US Supreme Court needs to review a lower court decision that acquitted Federal Bureau of Investigation agents of the wrongful death of an imam at a Michigan mosque.

The FBI is wrong: It is possible for Apple to let police read encrypted iPhone messages, security experts say

A renowned computer security expert has cast doubt on the US Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI’s) claim that Apple iPhones offer criminals and terrorists a safe way to communicate. Apple probably does have the capability to give...Show More Summary

The FBI Built a Database to Catch Rapists—But Almost Nobody Uses It

4 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

This article, which was co-published with The Atlantic, first appeared on the ProPublica site. Quantico, Va. — More than 30 years ago, the Federal Bureau of Investigation launched a revolutionary computer system in a bomb shelter two floors beneath the cafeteria of its national academy. Show More Summary

3 decades ago, the FBI launched a database to catch rapists — but it's largely unused

QUANTICO, Virginia—More than 30 years ago, the Federal Bureau of Investigation launched a revolutionary computer system in a bomb shelter two floors beneath the cafeteria of its national academy. Dubbed the Violent Criminal Apprehension...Show More Summary

FBI Fails to Attract Cyber Experts to Bolster US Security

While the number of cyber-attacks against the US continues to grow, the Federal Bureau of Investigation appears to be unable to hire an adequate number of computer scientists to providing top-notch cybersecurity for the country.

FBI: Sexual Abuse of US Children Close to ‘Epidemic Level’

The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation says despite their best efforts, huge numbers of children across the US are being sexually exploited. The rate of abuse is reaching “epidemic” proportions.

The FBI built a database that can catch rapists — but almost nobody uses it

last monthNews : The Raw Story

This story was co-published with The Atlantic. QUANTICO, Va. — More than 30 years ago, the Federal Bureau of Investigation launched a revolutionary computer system in a bomb shelter two floors beneath the cafeteria of its national academy. Dubbed the Violent Criminal Apprehension Program, or ViCAP,...

Former Heads of Homeland Security, NSA Back Encryption

Three prominent former national-security officials endorsed the use of encryption in communications, breaking with President Barack Obama and Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey in their standoff with Silicon Valley over new uses of the controversial technology.

2 suspects shot, 3rd in custody in firearms investigation in Chicago Heights

Two suspects were shot in Chicago Heights during a joint firearms investigation involving Chicago police and federal agents Monday afternoon, and they and another suspect were in custody, a spokesman for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said.

Sleek New Short by the FBI Warns of Chinese Espionage

last monthArts : Hyperallergic

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has inspired countless hours of television and cinema, from X-Files to Silence of the Lambs.

FBI arrests animal-rights activists for releasing 5,740 minks

last monthNews : The Raw Story

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested two animal rights activists and charged them with terrorizing the fur industry as they released about 5,740 minks from farms and ranches, and vandalized the homes and businesses of members of the industry. The activists, who were on cross-country...

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