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Need to call the FBI? Hacker offers you 20,000 numbers

The names, titles and contact information of thousands of FBI and Department of Homeland Security employees are allegedly dumped online.

By February 8, 2016

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Obama asks Congress for $19 billion to stop hacks

The White House has submitted a massive budget proposal that shows just how serious the president is about cybersecurity.

By February 9, 2016

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FBI admits it uses hacker tools to investigate crimes

It's been keeping software security flaws secret to keep tabs on suspects. That could end up making some members of the public less safe.

By December 10, 2015

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FBI claims security researcher took control of plane

Technically Incorrect: Chris Roberts, recently banned by United from all its flights after a tweet, allegedly commandeered a plane's controls. He denies it.

By May 17, 2015

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FBI pulls computer security expert off flight, after he tweets about hacking its systems

Technically Incorrect: Chris Roberts says he sent his tweet because he's frustrated that a security flaw isn't being addressed.

By April 17, 2015

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At Super Bowl 50, fan safety starts with super-snoopy tech

The big game and all its festivities get sweeping protection, from bomb-destroying robots to software that crunches social media looking for threats.

By February 2, 2016

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Law enforcement's encryption claims overblown, study finds

The surge in Internet-connected devices will offer ample new surveillance opportunities, according to a Harvard study.

By February 1, 2016

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US bill aims to stop state bans of encrypted phones

Prompted by proposals in New York and California, the bill would supersede the ability of states to block the sale of encrypted phones.

By February 10, 2016

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FBI offers record $3M reward for Russian hacking suspect

The man is suspected of being the mastermind behind the GameOver Zeus botnet, which was used by cybercriminals to steal more than $100 million.

By February 24, 2015

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Sony hackers were 'sloppy,' FBI chief says

The head of the FBI says the hackers responsible for Sony's data breach "got sloppy," which enabled forensics teams to unmask the culpable country.

By January 8, 2015