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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

14 hours agoNews : 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

3 days agoArts : 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

5 days agoNews : 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...

FBI Will Train Odessa Police Force - Saakashvili

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will train policemen in Odessa, Governor Mikheil Saakashvili said following the national reform council.

FBI Launches Campaign to Combat Economic Espionage - US Justice Department

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has launched an awareness campaign designed to educate US business leaders on the dangers of economic espionage, the US Justice Department stated in a press release on Thursday.

FBI Investigates Chattanooga Shooter as Homegrown Lone Wolf

Gunman Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez who killed five military members in Chattanooga, Tennessee on Thursday is a home-grown extremist who acted alone, US Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent Ed Reinhold said on Wednesday.

Police just arrested 4 men suspected of running scams tied to one of the biggest data breaches in history

US and Israeli law enforcement officials have arrested four men for suspected involvement in cyber blackmail and stock manipulation scams believed to be tied to the 2014 JPMorgan data breach. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reported the arrests of Anthony Murgio, Yuri Lebedev, Gery Shalon and Ziv Orenstein and late on Tuesday. Show More Summary

FBI Advisory: Oil Trains At Risk of "Extremist" Attack, But Lacks "Specific Information" To Verify

A document marked “Confidential” and published a year ago today, on July 18, 2014, by the Federal Bureau of Investigation ( FBI ) concluded that “environmental extremists” could target oil-by-rail routes, as  first reported on by Chemical...Show More Summary

The FBI Asked Hacking Team for Help Unmasking a Tor User

Image: Joscelyn Upendran/Flickr Documents leaked as part of the massive breach of Hacking Team have revealed that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) bought spying software from the controversial Italian surveillance-software company. Show More Summary

Q&A: How the Federal Background Check System for Gun Purchases Works

The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Friday said it missed a key detail when running a required federal background check on Charleston, S.C. church shooting suspect Dylann Roof when he applied to purchase a handgun in April. Here is a look at the background check system.

FBI Director: OPM Breach Was Enormous

Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey said the White House soon will announce that “millions and millions” of government background investigation records were stolen by hackers.

Car thief Martin Durkin’s 1925 Murder of the FBI’s first special agent killed in the line of duty

  The following story was written and provided by the History Section of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. A link to a photo gallery of high quality black and white images from the Chicago Tribune taken during Martin Durkin’s trial can be found at the end of this article. These images are amazing to view […]

FBI Director Says Detailed Personal Info Likely Accessed in Cyberattack

US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey told the Senate Committee on Intelligence on Wednesday that cyberattackers probably gained access to all of his personal information in the security breach of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).

Armed in the USA: Guns Sales Skyrocket in June

As the nation recovers from yet another mass shooting, this time in a Charleston Church in South Carolina where a white man shot and killed nine black churchgoers, new data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reveals this past June saw the highest number of background checks for gun sales in the United States in over two decades.

Over 200 Americans have gone or tried to go to Syria to fight: FBI

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 200 Americans have traveled or attempted to travel to Syria to fight for Islamic militants, Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey said on Wednesday.

FBI chief wants ‘backdoor access’ to encrypted communications to fight ISIS

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation has warned US senators that the threat from the Islamic State merits a “debate” about limiting commercial encryption – the linchpin of digital security – despite a growing chorus of technical experts who say that undermining encryption would prove...

Child Porn Website With 215,000 Users Seized By FBI

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

A Federal Bureau of Investigation search warrant has provided a rare glimpse into the increasingly complex efforts of U.S. law enforcement to combat child pornography online, leading to the seizure this year of a website with nearlyShow More Summary

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