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Android security holes worry FBI, DHS

Federal government security experts are increasingly uneasy about the threats to law enforcement from using older versions of the mobile OS.

By Aug. 26, 2013

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FBI pressures Internet providers to install surveillance software

CNET has learned the FBI has developed custom "port reader" software to intercept Internet metadata in real time. And, in some cases, it wants to force Internet providers to use the software.

By Aug. 2, 2013

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FBI said to be taking a hacker approach to spying

Using tools to remotely record conversations on Android devices and laptops, the FBI is allegedly taking a cyber tack on surveillance.

By Aug. 1, 2013

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FBI seizes online drug marketplace Silk Road, outs owner in indictment

Ross Ulbricht, a San Francisco resident who goes by the online moniker "Dread Pirate Roberts," was indicted Wednesday for allegedly operating the drug Web site Silk Road after federal authorities shut it down.

By Oct. 2, 2013

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FBI may not need warrants to search e-mails

Newly released government documents show that the FBI and Justice Department believe they don't need a search warrant to review Americans' e-mails, Facebook chats, or Twitter direct messages. CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Declan McCullagh have the Inside Scoop.

By May. 8, 2013

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FBI prepares to defend 'Stingray' cell phone tracking

Privacy groups plan to tell a judge tomorrow that controversial cell phone tracking technology, used by federal police since at least the mid-1990s, violates Americans' Fourth Amendment rights.

By Mar. 27, 2013

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Man gets fake FBI child porn alert, arrested for child porn

A man is fooled by an Internet virus into going to a police station to pay a fine for child pornography. He gives the police his computer to examine. They allegedly find child pornography on it.

By Jul. 27, 2013

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Samsung said to be near deals to supply devices to FBI, Navy

Formerly the territory of BlackBerry, the contracts would be Samsung's first U.S. government deals since winning Pentagon security approval earlier this year.

By Jul. 18, 2013