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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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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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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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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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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

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FBI blames North Korea for Sony hack

The FBI releases the findings of its four-week investigation into one of the most destructive cyberattacks of a company on US soil. Meanwhile, Sony now says it wants to find a 'different platform' for showing "The Interview" after theaters pulled out.

By December 19, 2014

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Hackers siphon off $31 million from British bank accounts

Crime agencies from across Europe partner with the FBI to investigate and shut down the spread of Dridex banking malware.

By October 14, 2015

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Ex-LulzSec hacker Hector Monsegur talks family, FBI work

The notorious computer hacker and FBI informant is telling his side of the story. Join us for a discussion of his beginnings, his rise to power in the hacking community and his ultimate downfall.

By December 15, 2014