Federal government security experts are increasingly uneasy about the threats to law enforcement from using older versions of the mobile OS.
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.
Using tools to remotely record conversations on Android devices and laptops, the FBI is allegedly taking a cyber tack on surveillance.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Formerly the territory of BlackBerry, the contracts would be Samsung's first U.S. government deals since winning Pentagon security approval earlier this year.
In a warning issued by a government task force, mobile users are told to beware of malware that is especially lured to Android's operating system and ways to avoid it.
Hackers claim to have stolen 12 million unique iPad and iPhone 5 codes from an FBI laptop, a claim denied by the US agency.