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Accessing your internet browsing history is FBI's top legislative priority

A proposed amendment could grant the FBI access to your IP address and web-browsing history without requiring a warrant.

By June 7, 2016

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Apple takes on the FBI

A judge has ordered Apple to crack into an iPhone for law enforcement, but this could affect the future of cybersecurity for everyone.

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Yahoo publishes FBI's secret requests for user data

Company is the first to publicly acknowledge receiving National Security Letters based on reforms to the Patriot Act. The special subpoenas give government access to tons of user data without a judge's review.

By June 1, 2016

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Flying your drone near an airport? Not if the FAA and FBI have their way

The Federal Aviation Administration is borrowing an FBI drone detection program to see if it can help keep tabs on potential threats to US airports.

By May 17, 2016

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Supreme Court OKs change to expand FBI's hacking powers

The rule change would let the FBI obtain a single warrant to hack into "thousands or millions of computers at once," says Sen. Ron Wyden.

By April 28, 2016

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FBI investigating hack of Democratic party email

The agency is looking into the WikiLeaks email dump that led to the resignation of the DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

By July 25, 2016

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Obama: FBI to lead cyber incident response

The president puts the federal agency in charge of government responses to major hacks in a new policy directive.

By July 26, 2016

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​The FBI's problems just got worse: WhatsApp is encrypting all its data

The hugely popular app says it's jumbling all messages, calls and group chats. That means it won't be able to comply with orders to hand over users' data and communications.

By April 5, 2016

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FBI's iPhone hack raises troubling questions (CNET Update show notes)

The US Department of Justice says it was able to break into an iPhone without Apple's help, but it won't answer queries about the data it accessed. Meanwhile, some celebrities are spreading inaccurate information on Instagram's feed change, and Nintendo gets set to launch its first mobile app.

By March 29, 2016

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FBI's iPhone hack raises troubling questions

The US Department of Justice says it was able to break into an iPhone without Apple's help, but it won't answer queries about the data it accessed. Meanwhile, some celebrities are spreading inaccurate information on Instagram's feed change, and Nintendo gets set to launch its first mobile app.

By March 29, 2016

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FBI's iPhone hack may come from Israeli security firm

Apple may be off the hook if an Israeli company's method helps the FBI crack into the San Bernardino, California, terrorist's iPhone.

By March 23, 2016