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FBI director demands access to private cell phone data

To stop terrorists and other criminals, cell phones should have encryption backdoors to enable US government surveillance, argues FBI Director James Comey.

By October 16, 2014

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FBI: Driverless cars could become 'lethal weapons'

In a report, the agency sees the vehicles as opening up new possibilities for law enforcement, but also for criminals.

By July 16, 2014

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FBI arrests alleged NullCrew hacktivist on federal charges

After several corporations and universities were targeted in cyberattacks, the US government arrests Timothy French for allegedly posting thousands of people's usernames and passwords online.

By June 18, 2014

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FBI discovers Twitter-speak, starts a dictionary

U.S. government investigators have compiled an 83-page list of Twitter shorthand, including some acronyms we bet you've never used.

By June 17, 2014

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Microsoft challenges FBI gag order -- and wins

Documents unsealed by a federal court show Microsoft successfully litigated an information request from the FBI on one of its cloud customers.

By May 22, 2014

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Anonymous activist pleads guilty to threatening FBI agent

While several charges were dropped, former Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown pleads guilty to sharing stolen data and targeting a federal agent.

By April 29, 2014

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Anita Sarkeesian cancels speech in wake of threats

After an anonymous email threatens a deadly school shooting, the feminist media critic backs out of a speaking engagement at Utah State University.

By October 14, 2014

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China says US distorting facts on cost of hacking

FBI head's claim that Chinese hacking costs the US billions each year is an "unjustified fabrication of facts," says the Chinese government.

By October 9, 2014

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Interview with a DDoS troll: Meet 'the Gods of the Internet'

DDoS attacks are a way to keep corrupt corporations honest, according to an anonymous member of DerpTrolling, who gives us an inside look at the self-proclaimed gods of the Internet.

By October 7, 2014

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Yahoo says attack wasn't Shellshock

Yahoo says no customer data was affected when a "handful" of servers were exploited by what it initially thought was the Shellshock bug. WinZip and Lycos were also reportedly hit by the widespread vulnerability.

By October 6, 2014